This debate was raging long before the Personal Computer became popular.
It still goes on. Now that we have PC’s and the Internet, one can find several
articles on the subject. Some are fact based, some are merely opinions.
There are definite differences that will affect the audio. Things like distortion,
harmonics, noise and power level, just to name a few.
What I’m going to do is present some links that I trust and then you can decide for
yourself because good and bad designs exist for both. The short story is that you
have to use your own ears. Some of the links are those of manufacturers,
suppliers or service companies.
Although some of the articles are biased, the links below are arranged in
© Corey Bailey
DO IT YOURSELF?
BAKING AUDIO TAPE
LUBRICATING AUDIO TAPE
A Little About Sound
Optimizing your PC
Packing Records for
People I have Known
Playing Records Wet
Playing a Wire Recording
Saving Your Family Video
Your Digital Data is at
What Type of Wire?
TUBES vs TRANSISTORS