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Re: WBRS Brandeis Radio?

Aaron Read spake:
>When you're trying to rip over 10,000 CD's, you can't afford NOT to
> have some compression.   I do, however, require that the MP3's be at 
>least 256kbps stereo...it makes a HUGE difference over 128kbps in 
>terms of audio clarity and goes a long way to helping with audio 
>quality in later re-compression.

VBR (Variable Bit Rate) mp3 compression with a 320kbps max and 128kbps minimum and joint stereo yields an average bit rate of 176K using the LAME encoder.  Wouldn't that be better than 256?