Re: SACD and DVD-Audio, Doomed Formats?
My Pioneer Blu-ray player doesn't offer TrueHD or DTS-HD, so there must be others that don't. What's the need for any codec - even lossless - when there's plenty of room for 5.1 PCM which sounds the best of all? Why "move on" to those lossless codecs when we have loads of universal and dedicated players as well as processors which now handle SACD and it works great? Rather than fuss with yet another two formats, I think attention should be focused on what Telarc, DMP and Chesky experimented with on early SACDs and dropped, and the Swiss 2+2+2 process now offers on the MDG & DiVox labels: a much better use of the center and sub channels which are not needed for music!