Finally Rippin' some CD's to Flac Files

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  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 2,830
    Ya all too funny. Been at it for years now and it is a regular hobby of mine. 25,180 albums...not songs and more 2-12 disk sets than I care to mention. All sitting in my. Synology DS 918+ NAS. 4 10 TB Iron Wolf drives and not even half way full yet.
    When the solid state drives in 10TB come up and get cheap enough I will make a change. Yes my library is pretty extensive and a gold mine of coolness. And Mike..I don't find time..it finds all of us.
    I make time for the things I find fun and entertaining. Feel me??

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  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,806
    Ya all too funny. Been at it for years now and it is a regular hobby of mine. 25,180 albums...not songs and more 2-12 disk sets than I care to mention. All sitting in my. Synology DS 918+ NAS. 4 10 TB Iron Wolf drives and not even half way full yet.
    When the solid state drives in 10TB come up and get cheap enough I will make a change. Yes my library is pretty extensive and a gold mine of coolness. And Mike..I don't find time..it finds all of us.
    I make time for the things I find fun and entertaining. Feel me??

    Wow, just wow...that's a whole lotta fun :D

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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,945
    Wow, 25,180 albums, you have my respect!!
  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,806
    Hermitism wrote: »
    Wow, 25,180 albums, you have my respect!!

    Mine as well!

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,014
    LOL. I have maybe a 1000 CDs ripped, or downloaded, and I never listen to most of them.
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  • BlueBirdMusicBlueBirdMusic Registered User Posts: 940
    BlueFox wrote: »
    LOL. I have maybe a 1000 CDs ripped, or downloaded, and I never listen to most of them.

    Yes, I experienced the same thing regarding ripping lots of CD's to FLAC and WAV using JRiver. Some downloads from HDTracks. I usually play tracks off no more than 20-25 albums.

    I use a W10 laptop, W7 desktop, and PS Audio Nuwave DSD Dac into system.

    If I drink some red wine, I find myself jumping around more than 25 albums for singles to play.
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 4,177
    25k albums
    Holy time invested Batman.
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  • WLDockWLDock Posts: 2,710
    25K of ripped albums? I don't think anyone here can top that tophatjohnny!
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,945
    edited January 2019
    WLDock wrote: »
    25K of ripped albums? I don't think anyone here can top that tophatjohnny!
    AsSiMiLaTeD has 6tb of ripped music, if I remember correctly. That's impressive. I don't know how many albums that would be.
  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 4,177
    if I read this correctly:
    All sitting in my. Synology DS 918+ NAS. 4 10 TB Iron Wolf drives
    That means he has maybe 15TB of music...
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,945
    I didn't even know there were 25,000 albums in existence!
  • Polkitup2Polkitup2 Posts: 1,581
    If I had that many albums I would spend 95% of my available listening time searching for something to listen to. Just like Netflix - lol

  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 2,830
    Hermitism wrote: »
    WLDock wrote: »
    25K of ripped albums? I don't think anyone here can top that tophatjohnny!
    AsSiMiLaTeD has 6tb of ripped music, if I remember correctly. That's impressive. I don't know how many albums that would be.

    I'll take a stab but doubt. AsSiMiLaTed. will chime in as he has probably assimilated a TB or so since then but 6TB (and depending on format settings) at least for me in the game was about 7800 album's. And believe me I have tunes playing all the time here, .especially when I'm getting down at my portable ripping station
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 4,177
    Pretty good guess then at >15TB
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  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 6,326
    That’s somewhere between $125k and $375k worth of music! Or my children’s college edumacation lol...And that my friends is why I love tidal!!! Selection, sound quality, and $$$ saved...

    But that’s an awesome amount of music man. You could start your own streaming service!
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  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 2,830
    And to the OP as not intended on jacking the post..Mike...I announced my 1st 1000 rips years ago and have made quite a few changes to the way I do what I do as well as storage. Possibilities are endless and while my passion for music has grown a lot since starting this part of the hobby..to me it is all about the music. Learning of new music all the time.
    "if it's not fun, it's not worth it & remember folks, "It's All About The Music"!!
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  • Mike ReeterMike Reeter Posts: 3,806
    And to the OP as not intended on jacking the post..Mike...I announced my 1st 1000 rips years ago and have made quite a few changes to the way I do what I do as well as storage. Possibilities are endless and while my passion for music has grown a lot since starting this part of the hobby..to me it is all about the music. Learning of new music all the time.

    No Jack to me, I find all this very interesting. Carry on!

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