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DVD Audio & SACD - The Royal Scam Part II DVD Audio & SACD - The Royal Scam Part II DVD-A and SACD hardware implementation issues still remain 1 year after we wrote about this problem. It's no wonder these high resolution audio formats are doomed to failure.
DVD-Audio vs. SACD vs. CD DVD-Audio vs. SACD vs. CD As the audio format war continues between DVD-A, SACD and CD, we need to take a close look at not only the pros and cons but what this new marketing push is really all about.
Upsampling vs. Oversampling for Digital Audio Upsampling vs. Oversampling for Digital Audio CD Player Redbook: Upsampling vs Oversampling Digital Audio theory and sound quality explored.
THX Select and THX Ultra2 Certification General Questions THX Select and THX Ultra2 Certification General Questions This interview with the folks from THX discusses what is behind THX Select and Ultra2 Certifications. We discuss product performance differences based on these certifications.
CD and DVD Longevity: How Long Will They Last? CD and DVD Longevity: How Long Will They Last? In the early '90s when the first CD-R disc was introduced manufacturers said the media had a data life in excess of 40 years. In the late 90s when the first DVDR discs appeared on the scene producers…