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    Senior Member ralphpnj's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Davesworld View Post
    Will anyone even remember MQA in a year?
    Mostly likely no one except for the writers and editors at all the high end audio magazines. Just remember that MQA + The Audioquest Jitterbug + The Magic Clock is a match made in heaven.
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    MQA: A Review of controversies, concerns, and cautions

    Over time, as we know more about it, the more it is clear that it was always to serve the interests of the Industry... As suspected for the longest time.
    Archimago's Musings: (archimago.blogspot.com) A 'more objective' audiophile blog.

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    An excellent, well-reasoned article, and even quite a few rational comments.

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    What about all the recordings that mastered <=48kHz ( 99% )

    “They” want MQA encode every old record as usual and resell to us again.

    Even if this process worked it could only be aplied to these select 24/192 DXD DSD master that do exist.
    And the legacy recordings should be left alone .

    Same patterns as with SACD and DVDA where atleast 50% of the releases where not hirez in any way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archimago View Post
    MQA: A Review of controversies, concerns, and cautions

    Over time, as we know more about it, the more it is clear that it was always to serve the interests of the Industry... As suspected for the longest time.
    Nice work Archimago but you do realize that you have foregone any chance at getting the "loaner" pair of top of the line Magico speakers. Honesty has its price just as dishonesty has its rewards.
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    The MQA vermin spreads like it was predicted...
    The Stylish have found the first music at qobuz of crippled 16/44.1 material not labeled as such. https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/t...comment-923250
    Answer by the label when questioned: "...our MQA-CD which from 2L is now our standard resolution going out to all major services..."
    (I quote myself from HA here)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wombat View Post
    The MQA vermin spreads like it was predicted...
    The Stylish have found the first music at qobuz of crippled 16/44.1 material not labeled as such. https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/t...comment-923250
    Answer by the label when questioned: "...our MQA-CD which from 2L is now our standard resolution going out to all major services..."
    (I quote myself from HA here)
    Makes sense its lossy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wombat View Post
    The MQA vermin spreads like it was predicted...
    The Stylish have found the first music at qobuz of crippled 16/44.1 material not labeled as such. https://audiophilestyle.com/forums/t...comment-923250
    Answer by the label when questioned: "...our MQA-CD which from 2L is now our standard resolution going out to all major services..."
    (I quote myself from HA here)
    I love the comment at that thread noting that they recall where they've seen this plot before -- The Invasion of the Body Snatchers!
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