Digital

Read blog posts, review commentary and audiophile talk about all things CD and digital on this AudiophileReview.com section page. Looking for reviews of Digital to Analog Converters (D to A), Transports and processors – you got it. Wanna read about jitter, dither and vibration isolation – this is the spot. Looking for conversations about 16 bit 44 kHz sampling rates versus say 24 bit 192 kHz high definition audio, digital audio up-sampling and beyond.
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Changüí: The Sound Of Guantánamo, A Super Deluxe Boxed Set For Super Deluxe Music

Audiophile Music, Analog, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Digital, High End Audio

Mark Smotroff finds existential joy from a new music he’s never heard before…

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Trying To Decide on a Streaming Service

Audiophile Music, Audiophile, Audiophile News, Digital

Paul Wilson does a deep dive into which streaming service is best for him... ...

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Amazon HD and Me – Early Adopter’s Dilemma

Digital • 17 Comments

Steven Stone looks at how Amazon HD will affect his, and possibly your, listening patterns......

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Maybe It’s Finally Time to Say Goodbye to Your CD Transport

Audiophile, Digital • 39 Comments

Jerry Del Colliano looks back at the era of the CD…

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MQA on IOS – An Ultimate Solution or Another Stop-Gap Along the Road to Universal High Fidelity?

Digital • 5 Comments

Steven Stone greets MQA on IOS with less than open arms... ...

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Why would Anyone Buy a 20 Year Old CD Player (or DAC)?

Digital • 28 Comments

Steven Stone looks at the efficacy of purchasing a 20-year old digital device... ...

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A Comparison of SACD vs MQA In Physical Format

Digital • 28 Comments

Paul Wilson does some comparisons…

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Ready or Not, Qobuz Is Here, Almost…

Digital • 16 Comments

Paul Wilson reports on Qobuz - pricing, availability and a comparison to Tidal......

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Time to Revise the Definition of Mid-Fi for Modern-Day Audiophiles

Digital • 10 Comments

Steven Stone looks at what is and is not full fidelity......

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Not One Bit for Digital Audio…

Digital • 8 Comments

Dave Collins looks at some important aspects of sigma-delta conversion…

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Are Personal Portable Player’s Days Numbered?

Digital • 3 Comments

Steven Stone muses about whether portable players will still be around in five years......

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Are We About To Have Streaming Wars?

Digital • 13 Comments

Paul Wilson speculates about what will happen when Qobuz enters the US market......

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Digital Explained – “Too Many Notes”

Digital

David Collins delves into non-oversampled converters (NOS)…

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Digital And Analog “When Worlds Collide”

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Dave Collins clarifies some important digital concepts for audiophiles......

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Qobuz and Tidal – The New Battle of the Hi-Rez Streaming Services

Digital • 19 Comments

Steven Stone wonders if the U.S. is about to see a BETA/VHS deja-vu cage-match between Qobuz and Tidal......

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Analog to Digital Conversion – Then and Now

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Dave Collins dispels some popular misconceptions about digital processing…

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Downloads Are Dying, Almost…

Digital • 7 Comments

Steven Stone looks at the dwindling sales and downward spiral of downloaded music......

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The Ladder DAC or “Bits Ain’t Necessarily Bits”, Part II

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Andy Schaub continues his exploration of the technology behind Ladder DACs......

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Does the Multiplicity of Digital Formats Make Life Easier?

Digital • 9 Comments

Paul Wilson looks at how digital audio has become more complicated…

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The Ladder DAC or “Bits Ain’t Necessarily Bits”, Part I

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Andy Schaub explains the principles of Ladder-design DACs......

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