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    For Sale Sony NW-ZX2 DAP media player

    Sony NW-ZX2 for sale, includes Dignis leather cover and charging cable. In excellent condition as used only with case and screen cover since purchased from Amazon UK. https://www.avforums.com/reviews/sony-nw-zx2-walkman-review.11967 Price: £245 open to offers Location: Walsall Price 245 (GBP)...
  2. A

    Does the Yamaha Musiccast WXA50 support hi-res streaming from Qobuz in the US?

    I can't find a straight answer anywhere about this. It's an attractive amp to me, but if I can't stream hi-res from Qobuz I'm not going to bother.
  3. O

    List of 'true' hi-res albums

    Hi all, I'd like to propose to start a list of 'true' high res albums: albums recorded, produced, and mastered digitally at at least 24bit and 88.2/96kHz. HDtracks has a nice catalog but is not immediately clear what albums were produced in standard definition and upsampled/remastered at a later...
  4. N

    Portable hi-res player and headphone recommendations (up to £600 total budget)

    Over the last year I've been creating classic vinyl DJ sets, recorded at 24 bit 96000Hz. Bearing in mind this is a vinyl DJ system, I did as much as possible to major on sound quality on the equipment end. This means Ortofon Club MKii elliptical styli, separate Cambridge Audio phono stages...
  5. D

    Active Speakers for Hi-Res audio

    Active Speakers for Hi-Res audio Morning All, Hoping you guys can help as my research is going round in circles! I've a very modest budget of £400-500, the Boss would prefer it were at the lower end. Would appreciate any advice on buying a pair of active speakers Room is 5 x 6m but opens...
  6. Sayeduzzaman Rayan

    Question Necessity of high(er) end earphones [Campfire Audio IO]

    Hi, I'm currently the owner of a sony wh-1000xm3, a bose soundsport wireless, an audio-Technica ath-m50x and a Sennheiser hd559. An earphone recently caught my eye, the Campfire Audio IO. But I'm not sure if it's really worth it to get it. I don't have any way of hearing the buds without buying...
  7. metasoar

    Question Newbie Needs Help: Laptop Hi-Res Audio System

    alright guys apologies for any naivety here, i am very new to the world of audio hardware despite being an obsessive collector of digital music for 20+ years now i am planning on establishing an audio system that makes the most out of my collection (at this stage, it's 99% FLAC both 16/24 bit...
  8. Jstruthio

    Question Help with playing DTS-HD MA & PCN Stereo 24/96 content on Blu-ray Disc

    I have a Windows 10 laptop with a Blu-ray compatible disc drive and would like to play the 'DTS-HD MA & PCN Stereo 24/96' music content on a commercial Blu-ray disc. What software applications can you recommend? I've tried VLC Media player with an AACS decoding library fix, but this has failed...
  9. B

    Hi-Res ! Hoax of the Century...?

    Bitter Truth... - That will hurt, Sorry 😉
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    Question Silly question but....am I listening to hi-res?

    I already sign up to tidal hifi, which sounds good, but wanted to give qobuz a go as I’d been told I wouldn’t need any additional hardware to listen to hi-res audio, unlike tidal. Setup goes as follows: Qobuz studio app installed on android tv box, spec: Android 8.1 TV BOX, T9 Smart Box with...
  11. dishdoc

    Hi-Res audio from iPhoneX to B&W PX

    Good Afternoon. Just got myself a lovely pair of B&W PX's for my up & coming holidays, and was wondering what I need to take full advantage of them. Playing tracks on tidal on my mac, connected to the PX's via usb sound breathtaking, not quite so via bluetooth from my iPhoneX, so I was...
  12. Mr Lime

    Question Ripping Hi-Res discs.

    Is there a computer disc drive (or drives) available that will allow me to rip the hi-res tracks from SACD and DVD-A discs to my PC?
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    Best quality Hi-Res download store UK

    Hi there Hoping someone may be able to help. I’m about to buy some Hi-Res albums for the first time. Just wondered which was the best place to buy from, are they all the same quality or are some better than others? One of the albums I want is Michael Jackson – Thriller which seems to limit...
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    Shooting in 4k vs. hi-res MP4/AVCHD etc.

    This is my first post on the forum. After getting frustrated with not being able to crop and zoom without losing too much resolution while editing HD video, I asked for (and got!) a Panasonic HC-VXF-990 4k camera for Christmas. :) I'm trying to figure out the best format for recording that...
  15. moley2727

    Recommendations please

    Hi, I recently purchased a Astell & kern ak70 hi res portable music player. Whilst I sort my iTunes out before transferring. I decided to re-record many albums, at least the ones the bit rate is low, like 128kpbs. I have a few questions Why are micro sd cards so variable in price? I'm looking...
  16. moley2727

    Question Astell&Kern AK70 Help

    Hi Im new to this forum and have a few questions about my new AK70. I want to transfer via my Windows laptop and Itunes to my new AK70. Can I do this and include artwork I have in Itunes? I know I can copy paste, but I have over 9,000 songs. Is it advisable to copy/paste from Itunes folder...
  17. A

    Very hi-res cctv – poss hikvison IP gear.

    I need to upgrade my current cctv install. It will be all new kit. I am gradually settling on hikvison but don’t mind alternative suggestions. It will be covering an internal premises consisting of 2 rooms and the rear outside area. I currently have 4 internal bullet cameras only. I want to...
  18. antakar

    Question What amplifiers support MQA?

    Does anyone know will Marantz 6010/7010 or Yamaha 2050/3050 , Denon, or in fact any other make/model currently availabel on the market will support MQA streams by firmware update?
  19. S1901

    Question Simple, but hi-res PVR/DVR that can take analog inputs?

    A simple, but hi-resolution, DVR/PVR that could take at least one of the following inputs? (also one that has a USB or SD drive) S-video and coaxial digital audio S-video and standard RCA (white/red) audio For last resort, this may work too: Standard RCA (yellow) video and coaxial digital...
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