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RE: Don't say 'Vinyl Vs. Digital' which is lame

"How many have spent big money on a great DAC, been convinced it's the ultimate, no more need for vinyl, then had a realization after some time that music is just not as enjoyable, not just once but in general, for reasons that can't be explained?"

I went to a digital based stereo system. The amps are all fed a signal that goes through a speaker cross talk cancelation DSP that was fed a room corrected DSP signal that goes to a digital crossover network. My DAC is a pro DAC that does not cost big money.Never thought this meant no more need for vinyl as I truly enjoy vinyl's euphonic colorations and I enjoy the many better mastered recordings on vinyl. The music has never been nearly so enjoyable as it is now. Not even close. It's whole new ball game.

"To put this query another way, has anyone ever had the realization - unmistakable yet elusive - that an analog-recorded vinyl record is literally playing back music while the best DA converter in the world, no matter how great is sounds, is reconstructing music?"

They are all playing back recordings. Digital just does it more accurately.

"And you can't shake this intuition over a long period of time, no matter how much you want to?"

Bias effects are very powerful

Edits: 07/30/22

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