Young people (Gen Y) may not actually prefer MP3 to CD quality!

In contrast to popular belief by the record and media industries, this article discusses the findings of a small study which aimed to find out whether young people (Generation Y) actually preferred MP3 quality music to CD or lossless audio quality, as a unofficial study by a Stanford university professor was taken by the media, and thereafter reported as hard facts. However, as Sean points out in his article, 67% of the participants preferred CD quality sound when given the choice, and 72% preferred speakers that accurately reproduced sound (when compared with four various quality speakers).

Audio Musings by Sean Olive: Some New Evidence That Generation Y May Prefer Accurate Sound Reproduction


Posted on 28th June, 2010, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Young people (Gen Y) may not actually prefer MP3 to CD quality!.

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