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RE: "You have not published one single critical report of MQA."

What 'stock' are you talking about ? As far as I can tell, Stereophile did their job and reported on a new audio format. As they reported on HDCD, SACD and DVD-A.

For hyperbole, it was Robert Harley of The Absolute Sound, not Mr. Atkinson, who made the reader think this was the second coming. Read Harley's editorials (and reports) on MQA and see how different they are from John A's.

To everyone else: we got burned from hi-rez formats and this could be the source of suspicion over MQA. Were previous hi-rez formats better than CD ? With downloads, the same question, but with the added problem of mastering provenance.

Some audio writers are still lampooning SACD and hi-rez downloads. Anthony Cordesman of The Absolute Sound called these "expensive frauds" at the end of 2015, in one of his product reviews.

It's not just MQA, it's any format that claims better sound but doesn't deliver...





Edits: 04/07/17 04/07/17 04/07/17

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