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RE: Interesting Video Audio Myths

I completely disagree with your thinking that 20 bits is enough. It is the low level signals that are improved the most by more bits. If you look at a -110db 10K signal at 20 bits then it looks no where as good as with 24 bits.

The signal to noise ratio of a system is just its maximum dynamic range.....what we need is pure signal up to the maximum dynamic range of the device. If a device has pure signal at -120db it will sound way better than a device with -130db that is not pure. Pure is not about numbers.....this is where you must listen. Even a single "bad sounding" resistor will wreck the sound of a great signal and yet it has no measurements. This is why some DACs with no filtering "sound better" than those with lots of filtering and great signal to noise ratio measurements........purity is not a number.....but you ear can hear it! Of course, having great measurements and super pure sound are the ultimate....someday we will get there.


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