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Jason
2005-03-30, 17:02
Wonderful that an "audiophile" is so quick to condemn the product on a
discussion board when he obviously has something hosed in his setup.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of
> Vidur Apparao
> Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 4:26 PM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Squeezebox 2 audio quality.
>
> Mike Reeve wrote:
>
> >Natan & Nicki Tiefenbrun <tiefenbruns@...> writes:
> >
> >
> >
> >>I'm hooking my SB up to a Linn
> >>DAC, and even with raw WAVs it doesn't sound half as good as the CD
> >>player with digital out, so I assume it's to do with the clocking.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Hi
> >
> >Just in case you are running a wireless set up ...
> >... have you checked (and I apologise if you have already
> done so) that
> >you have set Player Settings > Bitrate Limiting to No Limit?
> >
> >[Recall that it defaults to transcoding to 320Kbps MP3 ...
> >... I forgot this once after changing my set up and had a moment of
> >shock/panic until I remembered :-O]
> >
> >
> >
> My suggestion exactly. We've done bit-accuracy testing with
> FLAC, so it's definitely not in the decoder on the box. My
> guess is that there's
> MP3 transcoding going on.
>
> --Vidur
>