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RE: MQA-Encoded CDs Are Coming

" those that might be interested in MQA CDs already have the DAC with the decoder or are planning on buying one anyway. "

Maybe but they also need to have a CD player/transport for this. Reading the three specialised digital boards here I get the impression that many, if not the majority, of DAC owners seem to have got rid of their silver disc players and rely soley upon computer music files and streaming.

Of course this title is also available as a download for those DAC owners who have a PC/Mac/streamer source which also reduces the justification for such an encoded CD.

I agree with every word of yours in regard to those ridiculous audiophile recordings. OK I am guilty myself of owning a couple from my ill advised youth. I think of all of those foolish guys (always guys) with such a "great" vinyl based hifi system that they only wanted to play direct cut discs and Japanese pressings on it. Fortunately there are less of them now as a hifi system is no longer of aspiration to the general public and they have probably moved on to whatever is now of fashion.


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