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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My Five Favorite Audio Apps

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Here are Steven Stone’s five “must-have” Apps that he never leaves home without…

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Why I Keep The Audio MIDI Setup Control Panel on my Dock

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Steven Stone explains why one of the most useful programs on your Mac should be on your dock....

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Why I Keep The Audio MIDI Setup Control Panel on my Dock

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Steven Stone explains why one of the most useful programs on your Mac should be on your dock....

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Shapes of Things to Come?

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Are you tired of audio components in rectangular boxes? Steven Stone looks at some alternatives that ain’t square…

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The Best Stuff I Never Reviewed

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Sometimes even the best intensions fall short. Steven Stone looks at three great products that he never wrote about......

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In Praise of the Sony PCM-F1

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Steven Stone looks at the first commercially-available PCM recorder, the Sony F-1, and its place in audio history....

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DSD – The Next Big Thing?

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DSD is short for Direct Stream Digital. Is this an alternative digital format that you should care about…

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Digital? Analog? There’s no difference!

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No recording methodology is distortion-free. Roger Skoff looks at why neither will ever be perfect......

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iTunes and Hi-Rez

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I read recently on a Blog that will remain nameless that iTunes doesn't support higher resolution files. How wrong is that? Let me count...

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What Format Do You Rip In?

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There’s FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, MP3, and of course a dixie cup and a string…The dixie cup might be the most universal format…

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Future-Proof?

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What in this world is future-proof? Digital products rarely qualify, but some audiophiles continue to purchase DACs that will be long...

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Another PCM Recorder? Really?

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Sometimes you can't help yourself - you have to buy. And on occasion you end up with a lot more than you bargained for. Here's a happy tale...

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How Secure is Your Music Library?

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Do you “trust” your music files? Steven Stone only trusts his as far as he can back it up. British consumers are also leery of not having a physical copies of their music around…

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On Reviewing Computer Audio Products

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Computer audio is obviously the wave of the future. But for anyone who's grown up with disc-based audio it requires some adjustment and the...

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Five Tips for Stress-Free Computer Audio

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For many would-be computer audio users what begins as a great adventure soon turns into multi-part disaster. Steven Stone offers some...

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Back to Music

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Recording live music is like having an entire orchestra as a selectable source. Back from CES, Steven Stone gets right to the business of making a new recording.

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Another Cautionary Ebay Tale

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Rules are made to be broken, right? But when it comes to Steven Stone's "Five Rules For Ebay" breaking them increases the chances you'll...

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No, The Sky Won’t Fall

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Dead Man Walking? We know that CDs are in their death throes, but what will be the "official" date that CDs join El-cassettes and...

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Quantifying Ecstasy

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Can the subjective audio experience be quantified? Dr. Charles Zellig and Jay Clawson believe that it can. I’m withholding judgment until I’ve read all four installments of their articles.

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My Five Rules for EBAY

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Should you or should not make a bid on that oh so tempting amp or that built-like-a-tank CD player listed on EBAY? That is the big bucks'...

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