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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Quote Originally Posted by rbbert View Post
    A large part (perhaps most) of Warner's hi-res digital library is analog tape transferred to digital at 24/192; maybe they are just using that as an example.
    This is my thought as well. Older recordings are being digitized under the watchful eye of the artist/label and offered at whatever bitrate the original digital file was created.

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    Quote Originally Posted by audio.bill View Post
    Also MQA Decoding Explained from AudioStream.

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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Phil,

    Andy is bringing over his Mytek DAC today so we can listen to the HW encoded MQA files....at least I was happy for 24 hours with the 24/96.....that will probably be history as were 16/44.1 and 24/48 in just a few days.....traveling at the speed of light, which actually is very amazing!
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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhapsody View Post
    Phil,

    Andy is bringing over his Mytek DAC today so we can listen to the HW encoded MQA files....at least I was happy for 24 hours with the 24/96.....that will probably be history as were 16/44.1 and 24/48 in just a few days.....traveling at the speed of light, which actually is very amazing!
    Cool, I'm excited to hear your thoughts.

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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Quote Originally Posted by audiophil View Post
    Cool, I'm excited to hear your thoughts.

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    Yes, looking forward to it. I tried and tried last night to go back and enjoy the 24/48 tracks and the 24/96 are a different ballgame....no going back.
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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Bob,

    Isn't it amazing that once you (me too) realize how good the Tidal desktop unfolded MQA files sound at 24/96, the lesser resolutions don't sound so good anymore. I am a little flabbergasted at what I am hearing and can not wait until I get/update to a true hardware MQA dac. Life it good!



    Quote Originally Posted by Rhapsody View Post
    Yes, looking forward to it. I tried and tried last night to go back and enjoy the 24/48 tracks and the 24/96 are a different ballgame....no going back.
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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Quote Originally Posted by joeinid View Post
    Bob,

    Isn't it amazing that once you (me too) realize how good the Tidal desktop unfolded MQA files sound at 24/96, the lesser resolutions don't sound so good anymore. I am a little flabbergasted at what I am hearing and can not wait until I get/update to a true hardware MQA dac. Life it good!
    I agree Joe, I'm sort of stunned by it all. I'm afraid to to hear the hw decoded version today. Agreed, Life is good!!!
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    Re: So, does the introduction of MQA change/alter your plans going forward?

    Where does one find the new MQA Tidal content? I open up "What's New" on Tidal and don't see it there. In the search engine typing in MQA only brings up MQA Music Videos. I opened up a header named Exclusive thinking they might be there....nada....
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    Quote Originally Posted by MRJAZZ View Post
    Where does one find the new MQA Tidal content? I open up "What's New" on Tidal and don't see it there. In the search engine typing in MQA only brings up MQA Music Videos. I opened up a header named Exclusive thinking they might be there....nada....
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