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ASUS DRW-24B1ST OFFSET
If I was worried about this, I would simply set the drive offset to 0, extract a known CD as a reference, and then see how far off the audio was from the expected position. I could then set the offset accordingly. I guess I have the luxury of owning a drive with a known offset in order to create the reference though.
Normally you only need to worry about drive offsets if you are extracting a CD where the mastering engineer has really pushed the start markers right up to the start of each track. Most mastering engineers actually allow a gap of 5-10 CD frames between the start marker and the start of audio specifically to allow for players that don't position themselves accurately. So these offsets are pretty much irrelevant with most CD's.
- James Perrett
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How do I make this test? With what tools?
2."I guess I have the luxury of owning a drive with a known offset in order to create the reference though."
From which resources you took the information about the offset of your drive?
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