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 Forum: General Audio Discussion   Topic: Worth the drive to Peterborough

Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:49 am 

Replies: 8
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The only electronics I will buy are Bryston products. They have earned my business.

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 2:37 pm 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


I have heard the app is nowhere near the quality of a MQA DAC Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk I am not sure if there will be a big difference between 192 and 96. In theory 192 can capture frequencies up-to 96khz and 96 can capture up-to 48KHZ but Most of us can't hear above 20khz and that if y...

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:09 pm 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


When I go to:

http://tidal.com/ca

It shows that this is not a secure site, anyone else?

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Change in Rules around Cable discussions

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:43 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 1173


Sounds like good solution. So if I want to post: I only use "Blue Jeans Cables" in my system because they cost less than 50 bucks a pair and sound every bit as good or better than those costing thousands of dollars or more. Then I am OK to put this in any thread? No it's not OK for any th...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Change in Rules around Cable discussions

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:20 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 1173


Sounds like good solution. So if I want to post: I only use "Blue Jeans Cables" in my system because they cost less than 50 bucks a pair and sound every bit as good or better than those costing thousands of dollars or more. Then I am OK to put this in any thread? As the above post clearly...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Change in Rules around Cable discussions

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:07 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 1173


OK, how about this:

Audio_Guy wrote:
I only use "XXXX" in my system because they cost $5000 bucks a pair and sound as good or better than any other cable.


Then I am OK to put this in any thread?

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:53 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


JazzKhan wrote:
Forbes_2 wrote:
Audio_Guy wrote:
Now I'm getting curious. Do I need special hardware to listen to Tidal in hidef?
An MQA compatible DAC

Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk


An MQA DAC to decode 24/192 or Tidal windows desktop app that decode to 24/96.


I'm good with that as long as the app runs on Linux (via Chrome maybe).

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Change in Rules around Cable discussions

Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:51 am 

Replies: 35
Views: 1173


Sounds like good solution. So if I want to post:

Audio_Guy wrote:
I only use "Blue Jeans Cables" in my system because they cost less than 50 bucks a pair and sound every bit as good or better than those costing thousands of dollars or more.


Then I am OK to put this in any thread?

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:25 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


Forbes_2 wrote:
Audio_Guy wrote:
Now I'm getting curious. Do I need special hardware to listen to Tidal in hidef?
An MQA compatible DAC

Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk


That really sucks for me, but I'm sure its perfect for many music lovers. Sounds like they have a lot to offer.

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:21 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


Now I'm getting curious. Do I need special hardware to listen to Tidal in hidef?

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Assistance with USB Cable search

Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:52 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 398


The DATA+ and DATA- pair are spec'd as a shielded pair.

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Assistance with USB Cable search

Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:33 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 398


http://www.bluejeanscable.com I can't see where they separate the power from the data......could you provide a more accurate link? Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk Separate pairs for data and power is standard. Bluejeans cables have the very best cables and quality control with extensive testin...

 Forum: Cables & Accessories   Topic: Assistance with USB Cable search

Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:03 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 398


www.bluejeanscable.com

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:24 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


I am not aware of one like Tidal, please share! Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk Maybe not quite like tidal, but there are many free streaming stations available in "not to bad" quality. The station listed in my previous post transmits great classical music at 320 kb/s. I am hoping th...

 Forum: PC Audio and Music Servers   Topic: Tidal Rumours

 Post subject: Re: Tidal Rumours
Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:14 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 2675


e_biz80 wrote:
Audio_Guy wrote:
e_biz80 wrote:
Say it ain’t so. I use tidal almost every single day. If they go out of business it would make my DAC useless.


What kind of DAC is it?


It’s a Schiit Gungnir.


You still have many options.
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