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Offline S Clark

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MQA chapter 11
« on: April 08, 2023, 11:24:37 AM »
Will the MQA ongoing bankruptcy \ reorganization affect anyone here?
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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2023, 11:26:26 AM »
This is old news and in my view no surprise. MQA is lossy. Why would anybody want that when lossless abounds?

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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2023, 01:21:24 PM »
This is old news and in my view no surprise. MQA is lossy. Why would anybody want that when lossless abounds?

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I just saw it reported yesterday... and don't follow digital stuff anyway.  However, it was just a year or two back that guys were loudly proclaiming it to be the be all and end all.   
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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2023, 02:58:05 PM »
Not this guy... :thumb:
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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2023, 04:00:16 PM »
Never really had any interest in MQA as I’m mostly 16/44 anyway. Bit I am very surprised by the bankruptcy. Will read the article this afternoon.
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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2023, 04:17:31 PM »
Never really had any interest in MQA as I’m mostly 16/44 anyway. Bit I am very surprised by the bankruptcy. Will read the article this afternoon.

I'm surprised only in that it took this long.  :)

You're golden at 16/44 anyway.  8)

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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2023, 10:10:54 AM »
16/44 , if done correctly, can sound awesome!
Questions the need for MQA or Hi Rez
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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2023, 11:36:38 AM »
 
16/44 , if done correctly, can sound awesome!
Questions the need for MQA or Hi Rez
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Re: MQA chapter 11
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2023, 12:05:31 PM »
While it's true there is no "need" for anything greater than 16/44, I can tell you there is a "want". As in a marketable product.

MQA forget about. It's lossy and on that basis alone puts it out of contention.

But (lossless and uncompressed) high-res (defined as 24/96 or higher PCM, DXD or DSD) offers the best digital experience I've heard.

EDIT: and it's the high-res streaming, the latest crave, albeit compressed, where many audio folks are spending their cash. Even when folks are purchasing music to download (not streaming) they're presented with high-res options, at a higher cost...and folks are buying it.

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