Stereophile Test CD 3
Great Setup and Test CD from High-End Authority Stereophile
Loaded With Expertly Chosen Music and Test Tones to Help You Properly Set Up and Enhance Your System
You've invested much time, thought, and money into your stereo system. Now, make sure it sounds as good as it should, and guarantee that everything from speaker placement to channel alignment is as close to perfect as can be for mere pennies on the dollar. The Stereophile Test CD 3 does this and more!
Loaded with track excerpts from celebrated releases from audiophile labels Chesky, Reference Recordings, and AudioQuest, as well as several Stereophile recordings and multiple diagnostic test tones not included in the magazine's first two test CDs, this third installment is an absolute must for any audiophile, no matter the cost of their system or high-end experience. Newcomers and veterans alike will find this CD invaluable.
Simply put, these transparent music cuts, test tones, burn-in noises, bass tones, spacing cues, and more give you all the basic aural tools you need to tweak your system, understand how to get the most out of it, and your music.
1. Home Theater & Stereo Channel... - 2:05
2. Stereo Channel Phasing - :34
3. 1Sibley Santcus Lysdan (Empire Brass Quintet) - 3:59
4. Topsy (Hyman, Dick) - 6:11
5. History Repeats Itself (K., Sara) - 5:54
6. Blue Bird (Rogers, Jimmy) - 4:44
7. Rollin & Tumblin' (MacLeod, Doug) - 3:10
8. Nevermind (Moreira, Airto And The Gods Of Jazz) - 7:43
9. Lord's Tundra (Peer, Dean) - 3:38
10. Soundstage Maps & Microphone... - 6:08
11. Christe Qui Lux Es et Dies (Halcyon/Hoban, John) - 1:56
12. Christe Qui Lux Es et Dies (Halcyon/Hoban, John) - 4:56
13. Waltz in C-Sharp Op. 64 No. 2 (Silverman, Robert) - 4:20
14. Waltz in C-Sharp Op. 64 No. 2 (Silverman, Robert) - 4:20
15. 1992 Montreal Formula One Grand Prix - 2:51
16. Chromatic Scale 1/3-Octave Warble...
17. Bass Decade 1/3-Octave Warble Tone... - 2:47
18. Midrange Decade 1/3-Octave Warble... - 2:32
19. Treble Decade 1/3-Octave Warble Tone... - 2:32
20. Stereophile's Special Burn-In Noise - 2:15
21. Home Theater Reference & Demagnetizing... - :24
22. 1kHz Squarewave at-12dBFS - :15
22. Multi-Tone Signal, Octave Spacing - :15
23. Multi-Tone Signal,1kHZ Spacing - :15
24. Multi-Tone Signal,500Hz Spacing - :15
25. Multi-Tone Signal,500Hz Spacing with... - :15
26. 1Khz Sinewave (Dithered) at-90.31dBFS - :20