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dvd-audio

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Marantz' $6,000 Blu-ray, SACD, DVD-Audio player

Marantz' new UD9004 "universal" spinner handles Blu-ray, CD, SACD, and DVD-Audio discs. Home Entertainment magazine's Richard Ames says its sound is "incredibly lifelike."

By December 13, 2009

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Are SACD and DVD-Audio dead yet?

Ten years ago SACD and DVD-Audio were hailed as the next big things. Everyone thought multichannel music would soon replace stereo, but stereo's still here and 5.1 music is nearly extinct.

By July 16, 2009

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DVD-Audio

The new DVD-Audio format is music to your ears as it brings 5.1 surround sound to your car.

May 21, 2008

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Are SACD & DVD-Audio already kaput? Are HD DVD & Blu-ray similarly doomed?

Audiophile poll on Stereophile.com website says its all over for the two high-resolution formats.

By December 6, 2007

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Fiio X1: Finally, a high-resolution music player that won't empty your bank account

FiiO's little bundle of joy, the X1, looks cool and sounds great, says the Audiophiliac.

By December 3, 2014

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Neil Young's reality distortion field

As Neil Young's Pono Kickstarter campaign winds down, the future looks bright -- or does it?

By April 12, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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Poll: What's your favorite audio format?

Many, but not all, audiophiles are hard-core vinyl devotees, some are perfectly happy with FLAC files, and millions groove to iTunes. What's your choice?

By March 16, 2014

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Is surround sound for music and home theater on its way out?

Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.

By February 9, 2014

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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By December 13, 2013