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Main Title: Survey Musik und Medien 2012: Audio Media Usage in Germany - Audio Devices - Audio Devices used in 2012 - Versatile Traditionalists
Author(s): Lepa, Steffen
Type: Image
Language Code: en
Abstract: How do the Germans listen to music nowadays? Survey Musik und Medien 2012 delivers representative data on actual audio media usage of German population. These data allow the comparison of usage frequencies regarding new and old audio media technologies with reference to three separate domains of audio technology use: Audio Sources describe distribution channels by which music is purchased, archived and made accessible. The term Audio Devices refers to technical devices that permit access to and enable playback of Audio Sources. Audio Emitters finally comprise those technical objects that are connected to Audio Devices to make the Audio Sources actually audible.
URI: http://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/236
http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-79
Issue Date: 1-Aug-2013
Date Available: 10-Oct-2014
Sponsor/Funder: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (LE-3096 1-1)
Notes: By what means was music played back in 2012? Audio Devices comprise technical devices that permit access to and enable playback of Audio Sources. This includes CD players, record players, cassette recorders, MP3 player and smartphones but also computers and various multimedia entertainment devices that allow music use. Versatile Traditionalists constitute the most prevalent audio repertoire with a total of 25,6 % of the over-14 german population. Most of their representatives are born between 1944 and 1964 and prefer the radio for music consumption. CDs are quite popular, too, among the Versatile Traditionalists. Furthermore and in contrast to other user types they still haven’t disposed of their music cassettes and vinyl records, which are used at least occasionally. Apart from analog radio devices music is played and received most frequently via car radios, hifi component and hifi compact systems. Eventually the music typically emanates from stereo hifi speakers, internal and active speakers.
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