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    im going to play soon at a small gathering about 100 people.

    and i have 2 hour opening set the first hour im going to play dub chill set about 100-120 bpm
    and the tracks are wav format.

    and the second hour progressive trance about 130-140 bmp and the tracks are mp3 320 kbs

    will it make a big difference in the sound?
    the sound system isn't that big i think somthing like 3-4 350 watt speakers
    and 2 large floor speakers.

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    Will not be an issue in a club.

    The Wav's 'might' sound brighter...but no one will notice.....only maybe the Audiophiles hidden in the back.

    Don't mix it all up though....
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    its an open air party.
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    won't make a bit of difference unless you were using a really low quality mp3 but since you are using 320, not noticable at all

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    Most likely no difference based on the PA you mentioned. If good sub-woofers you might lose some low-end with MP3s.

    Personally I prefer WAVs as they are closer to vinyl sound than MP3s...

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    you can always convert said files to said format using "Ultra Mobile 3GP Video Converter" google it. Its a free converter so you dont have any mix up in formats.. thats what i do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksandvik View Post
    Most likely no difference based on the PA you mentioned. If good sub-woofers you might lose some low-end with MP3s.

    Personally I prefer WAVs as they are closer to vinyl sound than MP3s...
    not even, we had a big thread about this, wav vs. mp3, there was a test done, even when listening really really really hard, and trying to concentrate on the subtle differences, near impossible to tell. In a club, not going to matter at all

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarasin View Post
    Will not be an issue in a club.

    The Wav's 'might' sound brighter...but no one will notice.....only maybe the Audiophiles hidden in the back.

    Don't mix it all up though....
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    people won't notice unless the mp3 was at a lower rate. They'll have to know what to look for to hear a difference and better reference source.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dj matt blaze View Post
    not even, we had a big thread about this, wav vs. mp3, there was a test done, even when listening really really really hard, and trying to concentrate on the subtle differences, near impossible to tell. In a club, not going to matter at all
    I've heard that mp3, even at 320, loses a lot of sub-bass frequency compared to wav; did the test compare that at all?
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