℗ 2016 2xHD
Released March 4, 2016
Duration 1h 09m 24s
Record Label 2xHD
Catalogue No. 2XHDFT1042
Genre Classical (Instrumental)
 

Audiophile Hi-Res System Test - Great Sampling Tracks Included

Various Artists

Available in 192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit AIFF, FLAC and 11.2896 MHz, 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD high resolution audio formats
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1.1
Presentation
N/A; Anonymous
0:27
Reference  
1.2
Jazz Club Ambiance (Late Night – Jazz at the Pawnshop)
N/A; Anonymous
4:57
1.3
Medium Size Church Natural Acoustics with 2.5 Sec. Reverb: Twelve Guitars, One Double-Bass (Forestare – Baroque)
N/A; Anonymous
3:24
1.4
Voice and Bass – Concert Hall: Percussion 1
N/A; Anonymous
3:50
1.5
Studio Recording: Voice and Jazz Group (Holly Cole – Holly Cole)
N/A; Anonymous
3:41
1.6
Timbre – Vintage Concert Hall: Harp
N/A; Anonymous
1:56
1.7
Bass: Jazz Bass and Piano
N/A; Anonymous
5:38
1.8
Piano: Steinway Piano
N/A; Anonymous
4:38
1.9
Timbre: Bassoon
N/A; Anonymous
3:40
1.10
Stradivarius Violin, Timbre – Concert Hall: Violin Concerto
N/A; Anonymous
4:05
1.11
Baroque Music
N/A; Anonymous
1:58
1.12
Choir – Church: Children Choir
N/A; Anonymous
2:04
1.13
Bass and Timbre: Organ
N/A; Anonymous
3:05
1.14
Fazioli Piano
N/A; Anonymous
2:29
1.15
Timbre, Jeu de Luth – Small Room: Harpsichord
N/A; Anonymous
1:31
1.16
Bass Response – Concert Hall: Percussion 2 - Djembe Drum
N/A; Anonymous
3:10
1.17
Extreme Dynamics – Concert Hall: Percussion 3 (To be played at medium level)
N/A; Anonymous
2:37
1.18
Timbre, Dynamics: Xylophone
N/A; Anonymous
0:25
1.19
Timbre, High Harmonics: Glockenspiel
N/A; Anonymous
0:33
1.20
Timbre, High Harmonics: Piano, Vibraphone
N/A; Anonymous
2:12
1.21
High Frequency Imaging: Percussion 4
N/A; Anonymous
1:51
1.22
Timpani
N/A; Anonymous
0:33
Channel Identification  
1.23
Test Presentation
N/A; Anonymous
0:09
1.24
Left Channel
N/A; Anonymous
0:09
1.25
Right Channel
N/A; Anonymous
0:09
Phasing Test  
1.26
In-phase
N/A; Anonymous
0:10
1.27
Out-of-phase
N/A; Anonymous
0:12
Sound Perspective  
1.28
Presentation
N/A; Anonymous
0:10
1.29
Bells, Center at 6'
N/A; Anonymous
0:12
1.30
Bells, Left at 6'
N/A; Anonymous
0:12
1.31
Bells, Right at 6'
N/A; Anonymous
0:16
1.32
Bells, Left at 18'
N/A; Anonymous
0:15
1.33
Bells, Center at 18'
N/A; Anonymous
0:15
1.34
Bells, Right at 18'
N/A; Anonymous
0:16
Frequency Test  
1.35
Tone Presentation
N/A; Anonymous
0:16
1.36
10Hz
N/A; Various Artists
0:10
1.37
20Hz
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0:10
1.38
25Hz
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0:10
1.39
31.5Hz
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0:10
1.40
40Hz
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0:10
1.41
50Hz
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0:10
1.42
63Hz
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0:10
1.43
80Hz
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0:10
1.44
100Hz
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0:10
1.45
125Hz
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0:10
1.46
160Hz
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0:10
1.47
200Hz
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0:10
1.48
250Hz
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0:10
1.49
315Hz
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0:10
1.50
400Hz
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0:10
1.51
500Hz
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0:10
1.52
630Hz
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0:10
1.53
800Hz
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0:10
1.54
1000Hz
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0:10
1.55
1250Hz
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0:10
1.56
1600Hz
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0:10
1.57
2000Hz
N/A; Various Artists
0:10
1.58
2500Hz
N/A; Various Artists
0:10
1.59
3150Hz
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0:10
1.60
4000Hz
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0:10
1.61
5000Hz
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0:10
1.62
6300Hz
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0:10
1.63
8000Hz
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0:10
1.64
10000Hz
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0:10
1.65
12500Hz
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0:10
1.66
16000Hz
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0:10
1.67
20000Hz
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0:10
1.68
25000Hz
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0:10
1.69
32000Hz
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0:10
1.70
40000Hz
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0:10
1.71
50000Hz
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0:10
1.72
64000Hz
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0:10
1.73
80000Hz
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0:10
1.74
96000Hz
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0:10
1.75
Burn-in Track Presentation
N/A; Various Artists
0:30
1.76
Burn-in Track
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0:59
Digital Booklet
This specialty album is an essential tool for audiophiles and for anyone wishing to calibrate their precious sound systems and optimize speaker placement. A production of the high end 2xHD mastering lab, it includes almost an hour of expertly chosen audiophile music, as well as test tones, instrument resonances, stage perspectives, noises and a system burn-in track to help properly set up, enhance and tweak sound systems to ensure maximum performance.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM and 11.2896 MHz, 5.6448 MHz, 2.8224 MHz DSD – 2xHD Studio Masters

Project concept: René Laflamme Mastering: René Laflamme Narration: Yaël Brandeis, VP 2xHD Album cover concept: André Perry Graphic Artist: Sylvie Labelle Executive Producer: André Perry For the 2xHD mastering of the recordings on this album, the original 1/4”, 15 ips CCIR master tapes were played on a Nagra-T modified with high- end tube playback electronics, wired with OCC silver cable from the play- back head direct to a Telefunken EF806 tube. The Nagra T has one of the best transports ever made with four direct drive motors, two pinch rollers and a tape tension head. An analog transfer was made for each high res sampling. 192kHz was done using MSB Platinum Studio ADC plus DSD was done using dCS 905 and dCS Vivaldi clock DSD2 was done using Ayre QA9pro
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-11.84
-78.38 to 0.00
-23.70
-87.85 to -13.72
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4 to 16
1
Presentation
-9.91-27.8011
2
Jazz Club Ambiance (Late Night – Jazz at the Pawnshop)
-1.80-23.3615
3
Medium Size Church Natural Acoustics with 2.5 Sec. Reverb: Twelve Guitars, One Double-Bass (Forestare – Baroque)
-0.87-18.1511
4
Voice and Bass – Concert Hall: Percussion 1
-0.94-25.0115
5
Studio Recording: Voice and Jazz Group (Holly Cole – Holly Cole)
-0.11-20.4112
6
Timbre – Vintage Concert Hall: Harp
-0.60-20.1711
7
Bass: Jazz Bass and Piano
-3.25-24.9912
8
Piano: Steinway Piano
-0.54-24.6014
9
Timbre: Bassoon
-6.81-25.2611
10
Stradivarius Violin, Timbre – Concert Hall: Violin Concerto
-5.60-26.8413
11
Baroque Music
-4.38-28.2015
12
Choir – Church: Children Choir
-3.93-24.7013
13
Bass and Timbre: Organ
-0.70-18.7911
14
Fazioli Piano
-1.07-25.0412
15
Timbre, Jeu de Luth – Small Room: Harpsichord
-8.54-24.0011
16
Bass Response – Concert Hall: Percussion 2 - Djembe Drum
0.00-24.8216
17
Extreme Dynamics – Concert Hall: Percussion 3 (To be played at medium level)
-2.10-24.7413
18
Timbre, Dynamics: Xylophone
-2.78-25.1816
19
Timbre, High Harmonics: Glockenspiel
-14.48-31.4910
20
Timbre, High Harmonics: Piano, Vibraphone
-2.32-27.8616
21
High Frequency Imaging: Percussion 4
-5.11-32.2516
22
Timpani
-3.43-23.1010
23
Test Presentation
-9.91-27.1212
24
Left Channel
-10.56-29.1310
25
Right Channel
-11.28-29.419
26
In-phase
-9.46-25.7611
27
Out-of-phase
-9.73-26.8511
28
Presentation
-10.92-26.5711
29
Bells, Center at 6'
-10.04-28.6811
30
Bells, Left at 6'
-8.62-28.1710
31
Bells, Right at 6'
-6.47-29.4511
32
Bells, Left at 18'
-9.40-28.6711
33
Bells, Center at 18'
-9.68-28.4112
34
Bells, Right at 18'
-8.47-28.6111
35
Tone Presentation
-9.15-26.2111
36
10Hz
-10.49-14.42
37
20Hz
-10.46-14.06
38
25Hz
-10.46-13.98
39
31.5Hz
-10.85-14.58
40
40Hz
-10.85-14.58
41
50Hz
-10.81-14.68
42
63Hz
-10.60-14.42
43
80Hz
-10.64-14.15
44
100Hz
-10.59-14.07
45
125Hz
-10.77-14.26
46
160Hz
-10.37-13.75
47
200Hz
-10.37-13.72
48
250Hz
-10.38-13.76
49
315Hz
-10.38-14.24
50
400Hz
-10.38-14.08
51
500Hz
-10.38-13.89
52
630Hz
-10.38-13.84
53
800Hz
-10.38-13.98
54
1000Hz
-10.38-13.77
55
1250Hz
-10.38-13.86
56
1600Hz
-10.38-13.88
57
2000Hz
-10.38-13.84
58
2500Hz
-10.38-13.96
59
3150Hz
-10.38-14.10
60
4000Hz
-10.39-14.15
61
5000Hz
-10.39-14.06
62
6300Hz
-10.40-13.97
63
8000Hz
-10.41-14.28
64
10000Hz
-10.42-14.23
65
12500Hz
-10.46-14.09
66
16000Hz
-10.51-13.99
67
20000Hz
-10.55-14.44
68
25000Hz
-10.69-14.369
69
32000Hz
-10.89-14.625
70
40000Hz
-10.52-14.465
71
50000Hz
-78.38-87.654
72
64000Hz
-78.17-87.355
73
80000Hz
-76.97-86.776
74
96000Hz
-77.83-87.855
75
Burn-in Track Presentation
-7.74-25.9113
76
Burn-in Track
-10.47-21.186

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