In Reply to: Don't have TIDAL posted by TGR on March 13, 2017 at 13:35:13:
I run it using a laptop with their player software installed (OS-X or Win).
I run it out the USB port of my laptop to what I consider a top quality DAC(Audio-GD Master 11 DAC/Headphone Amp) for most listening but I also have it on my SONOS and on my main system via a Mac Mini and another Audio-GD Ladder DAC (Master-7).
Stop by sometime and compare your favorite CDs with what streaming sounds like. I live out at Ocean Beach in the Outer Sunset. There is not that much difference when using a decent computer and a really good DAC.
OK, maybe my CD player sucks, there is always that risk. ;-)
But streaming is so much a part of my musical discovery process that I also subscribe to QOBUZ which has an even larger obscure classical catalog, and sounds just as good if not better?
And I used to have Deezer Elite, another 16/44.1 streaming service as well as ClassicsOnlineHD before they closed it down.
No Cable TV and I get SONIC Gigabit Internet for just $40 a month so I'm $$ ahead of most folks.
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Topic - Oooooh! New Mahler 3rd from Fischer and Channel Classics - email@example.com 14:41:06 03/12/17 (36)
- RE: Oooooh! New Mahler 3rd from Fischer and Channel Classics - kitch29 19:17:22 03/13/17 (4)
- RE: Oooooh! New Mahler 3rd from Fischer and Channel Classics - firstname.lastname@example.org 19:22:22 03/13/17 (3)
- RE: Oooooh! New Mahler 3rd from Fischer and Channel Classics - pbarach 14:24:41 03/15/17 (2)
- RE: Oooooh! New Mahler 3rd from Fischer and Channel Classics - email@example.com 18:01:03 03/15/17 (0)
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