Vinyl sales have been steadily growing during the past few years.What should we know before starting a vinyl collection?
1.Why Buy Vinyl?
There are two basic reasons for this: You are an audiophile,and fetishize the sound of analog recordings,or you simply like the sound of vinyl records,turntables and packaging.It can absolutely be both!These records are more beautiful than CDs,and it is the best way to make purchasing music feel like something.Even if you still mainly listen to music on your computer or MP3,it gives you the option of having a more special experience with your favorite albums.
2.how is that different from digital?
Digital signals are not continuous,but analog signal is continuous signal for which the time varying feature of the signal is representation of some other time varying quantity.So,when it comes to sound recordings,the instantaneous voltage of the signal varies continuously with the pressure of the sound waves.Basically, the groove of a vinyl record is like a drawing of the sound wave in a single continuous line through the entire side. Your turntable essentially reads that and decodes it in real time, which results in the sound you hear from the speakers.
3. Does vinyl really sound better than digital media?
In fact. It depends on a lot of factors, and most of them have to do with the quality of your turntable player, speakers. If you're listening to a vinyl record or CD of the same song on a good stereo system,you may won’t notice a lot of difference between them.unless there is a problem with the media.
4.What kind of turntable should I get?
It depend on you're an audiophile, or just like the look and feel of records. If you are an audiophile and care deeply about sound and quality.You’re going to spending a lot of money.If you just want something cute,you can spend a lot less.