Digital Info

28 December 2016
“Digital” Switching Class D or Class T amplifiers premium
Although called digital amps by many people, most "digital" amps aren't digital at all.
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20 October 2009
Audible Differences Among CD Transports premium
I'll say it right here: there are quite large differences in sound amongst CD transports. Yes, even when you only use the digital output, still you can hear differences in speed, attack, fluidity.
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Bliss premium
Super-handy Music Library Tagging Program
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CD Ripping premium
Sometimes I come across things in the wonderful world of audio that drive me nuts.
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5 June 2009
CD Transport + DAC or Integrated Player? premium
As always, both methods have their own advantages, but there is one unique clear advantage to taking the integrated player route.
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25 July 2010
Computer Audio – SSD versus HDD premium
This may be hard to believe but the type of drive also has an influence on the sound.
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26 October 2010
Computer Audio part 5 – Playback Applications premium
Mac compared to PC, two iTunes sound enhancements and a range of DA-converters and USB interfaces
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Computer Audio part 6 – Perspective premium
Genelec 8050 and Wadia 121 with a Computer Source in the secondary setup.
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2 April 2009
Digital Cables compared – AES/EBU, Coax,Toslink and ST Glass premium
Do digital cables really make a difference in sound? And if so, what are the differences?
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5 June 2020
Digital Cables compared – USB and Ethernet premium
In order to assess a high-end digital cable, one needs to refer to a standard. But what defines the baseline? And how do USB and Ethernet cables compare to the traditional S/PDIF and AES/EBU cables?
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25 August 2011
Influence of the Music File location premium
The physical medium on which your music files are stored has an influence on the sound when played back from it.
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24 August 2010
Kernel Streaming premium
What is Kernel Streaming and why do you need it?
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9 May 2012
Kernel Streaming for Winamp 5 premium
It is widely known that kernel streaming is the way to go in order to obtain the best sound.
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24 December 2010
Lossless Audio (FLAC) premium
Lossless computer audio file formats such as FLAC are technically lossless indeed. But do they sound the same as a WAV?
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18 November 2012
Music Server Placement and the influence of Network Cable and Switches premium
Even a music server turns out to be sensitive to its placement
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24 August 2010
Optimizing iTunes for Windows premium
This popular program for Mac and Windows needs some tweaks in order to make it sound good on Windows
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24 August 2011
Optimizing Winamp 5 for Windows XP premium
Winamp 5 has a few settings you should know about that have a large influence on the sound
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16 December 2008
Recording LP’s: digital or analog? premium
When recording LP's, what sounds better? Digitized or recorded analog?
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