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Category : Audio

Audirvana DAC Playback 24/88.2 kHz MQA Audio Playback

I was wondering why my MQA encoded FLAC files play at 24/88.2 kHz with Audirvana 3.2.10.  Here is an explanation that I have compiled from comments posted in this Youtube video. MQA software decoders like Audirvana Plus or the TIDAL desktop App for Win/Mac are socalled MQA core decoders and their decoding is limited to 96kHz. For a complete and full decoding of MQA files with original sampling rates higher than 96 kHz, you need either a MQA certified hardware […]

How to Play High Definition Music at Home and on IOS

It looks like it may finally be the end of iTunes for me – that shamble of Apple bloatware – the great mangler of files and playlists. Let me start at the beginning with our home system and the music library, read next paragraph to skip to portable music: A few years ago  iTunes messed up our home music library for the 3rd time, so we  switched to  Audirvana  (both Mac and Windows) which works well enough and sounds great, […]

Where to Purchase High Definition Audio in Canada

The following sites provide high definition audio content to Canada: http://www.naimlabel.com http://tidal.com/ca/store/ http://www.linnrecords.com http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk http://www.analekta.com/en/ http://www.hdtracks.com http://www.2l.no https://www.onkyomusic.com/US/home.    (not available in Canada yet, keep testing) https://www.nativedsd.com https://www.prestomusic.com/classica   May not be beyond Red Book quality.

How to Sort a Playlist on an iPod

iPods sort the order of a playlist by the order it has been added. To create a playlist in the desired order:   1) Create or sort a list of tracks as desired (perhaps by album) 2) Create a new playlist that is empty 3) Copy the Tracks from Playlist 1 to 2 4) delete 1 if no longer required

How to Build High Resolution Digital Audio System

Integrating analogue with digital audio components is complex and not well explained, so I thought I would post the results of the extensive research I conducted while recuperating from an eye problem – which allowed me time to listen carfully to music.  During my recovery I realized that the quality of our audio has degraded, it was better in the past using CDs. Years ago we converted our audio CD collection to digital files hosted on a MAC mini using iTunes.  This was streamed via ethernet […]