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Old 04-09-2008   #16
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: canada
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Default Re: Will there ever be another meaningful SACD or DVD-Audio release?

Originally Posted by cujo8 View Post
Times have sure changed all right, The other day I was in one of the high end audio stores and a teenager was testing out home audio systems using his MP3 player! Both the salesman and I got good chuckle out of that, but we both agreed that with some quality audio equipment he may accidentally discover what a good quality recording sounds like if he ever plays some uncompressed audio source and compares it to its MP3 version.

When I opened my Modern Home Theater email today I saw something I thought I would never see......a Krell IPOD Dock for your audio rack! I guess if you can't beat them, than join them!
Yes they have, however I wouldn't knock the iPod as last year at a meeting of our audio/video society we had a chance to hear the iPod on some very high quality equipment.
The first event was the host playing some music that his son had put on his iPod and it sounded terrible.
Then another member got out his iPod and the sound was terrific indistinguishable from CDs.
He was using Apple lossless as his encoding format is offline   Reply With Quote