Category Archives: High Definition Sound

HighResAudio / MQA Wars Continue on HiFiPlus

HighResAudio are to stop offering MQA encoded files. Here is a link to an article on HiFi Plus: http://hifiplus.us11.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7c2c6adc5d8e2ef6eb0c411f0&id=5a140ac6f2&e=792bccbd1a

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High Resolution Audio, MQA and Others

Not sure where to start with this post. I suppose I should just ramble on… CD audio was a little short of musical quality and has been bemoaned ever since its introduction pretty much. By anyone who likes quality above … Continue reading

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A Henry Audio DAC is on its way!

Well, I just bit the bullet and ordered a Henry Audio DAC from http://www.henryaudio.com/. The review from HiFi+ can be found here: http://www.hifiplus.com/articles/henry-audio-usb-128-mk-ii-dac/ With so much over-priced snake-oil (or bollocks – to use the english term) on the market, it … Continue reading

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Expensive Digital Cables = Baloney, Bunk, Bollocks, Snake Oil…

I have often wondered why companies make very expensive cables for digital signal interconnections. A digital signal, put simply, is a 5V pulse for a ‘1’ digit and 0V for a ‘0’ digit. For modern computers, the data rates are … Continue reading

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