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RE: Don't confuse opinion with information...

From Valin's piece:

"No matter what the bit rate or digital delivery system, you cannot sample the continuous-time sound of instruments or vocalists, turn it into discrete-time numbers, then turn those back into instruments or vocalists without losing some of the very continuous of presentation..(flow) of articulations, dynamics and timbres."

This was NOT opinion. Then it's wrong anyway -digital is a continuous recording system.

Then, "I positively dare you to listen to a (computer file-DAC) then listen to the same recording on a (really good turntable) and tell me with a straight face, that the digital sounds more like the real thing. It doesn't."

This one is opinion. But besides Michael Fremer, has any other writer used statements like this ?

Valin even adds "compare at your peril" at the end !

Edits: 04/16/17 04/16/17 04/16/17 04/16/17 04/16/17 04/16/17 04/16/17 04/16/17

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