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Author Topic: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD  (Read 6439 times)

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #45 on: October 11, 2019, 12:47:32 pm »
Is there news somewhere about this re-issue of the vinyls? Will it be on 180g quality vinyl like the WB 2009 versions?

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #46 on: October 11, 2019, 05:58:30 pm »
Is there news somewhere about this re-issue of the vinyls? Will it be on 180g quality vinyl like the WB 2009 versions?

Yes the double lps will be on 180g vinyl.

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #47 on: October 11, 2019, 09:09:13 pm »
Is there news somewhere about this re-issue of the vinyls? Will it be on 180g quality vinyl like the WB 2009 versions?

Yes the double lps will be on 180g vinyl.

And i was just going to buy the WB 2009 versions of DS albums, maybe I should wait then...

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #48 on: October 12, 2019, 01:40:02 am »
TR on 45t  :think
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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #49 on: October 22, 2019, 01:16:22 pm »
I have a doubt with the SHM-SACD japanese versions of the DS records, the description says " fully compatible with standard SACD player, but it does not play on standard CD players", but I thought that normally these has a compatible layer to be readable on cd players... They don't have that layer and if you don't have a sacd player, they are not working?

I use to play dvd-audios and sacd cds in my phillips home cinema, which has DTS, and I can play all the SACD of MK (Sailing or Shangrila for example) on my dvd player... would these shm-sacd play on it as well?
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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #50 on: October 22, 2019, 06:37:37 pm »
Beware CD layer on SACD are NOT mandatory so if it does not says "CD player" it won't play.
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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #51 on: October 27, 2019, 05:16:03 pm »
I was at the Hi Fi Show at Ascot yesterday, and several rooms were playing the new vinyl 45rpm albums. I’m not a big vinyl fan but I have to admit they did sound good. And it WAS good to hear more Straits than for a while - Brothers in Arms made the odd appearance, as did Why Worry, both the original and a cover.

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #52 on: October 28, 2019, 11:07:14 pm »
I have ordered al 4 of them, my dealer told me it could be a month or so before I get them. ;D

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #53 on: November 10, 2019, 12:13:05 am »
I have a doubt with the SHM-SACD japanese versions of the DS records, the description says " fully compatible with standard SACD player, but it does not play on standard CD players", but I thought that normally these has a compatible layer to be readable on cd players... They don't have that layer and if you don't have a sacd player, they are not working?

I use to play dvd-audios and sacd cds in my phillips home cinema, which has DTS, and I can play all the SACD of MK (Sailing or Shangrila for example) on my dvd player... would these shm-sacd play on it as well?

If you were playing on a non SACD player, you were playing the CD versions,  which are also contained on the HYBRID SACDs.
I have all the Japanese SHM SACDs and if they are not hybrids they wont play on non SACD players.

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #54 on: November 10, 2019, 06:31:08 am »
Also in looking into SACDs of Brothers in Arms , I found that the 2013 Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs MFSL is 55:16 in length as compared to the 2014 Japanese SHM SACD of 47:xx minutes
The sound is different on these 2 versions too.
I think more bass on the 2013 version

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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #55 on: November 11, 2019, 12:23:04 pm »
Also in looking into SACDs of Brothers in Arms , I found that the 2013 Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs MFSL is 55:16 in length as compared to the 2014 Japanese SHM SACD of 47:xx minutes
The sound is different on these 2 versions too.
I think more bass on the 2013 version

Did you check which songs are longer and why? it's 8 minutes more...
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Re: MOFI remasters first 4 albums on 45rpm 2LP and SACD
« Reply #56 on: November 11, 2019, 01:20:47 pm »
Also in looking into SACDs of Brothers in Arms , I found that the 2013 Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs MFSL is 55:16 in length as compared to the 2014 Japanese SHM SACD of 47:xx minutes
The sound is different on these 2 versions too.
I think more bass on the 2013 version

Seems that the Japanese version maybe has a song missing.  8 mins is a lot.  Perhaps Why Bother?

The LP lasts for 47:21 and CD for 55:07 according to Wiki.  Maybe it contains the edited versions of the LP?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brothers_in_Arms_(album)#CD_and_cassette

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