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Sky digital radio sound quality?

Discussion in 'Sky Digital TV Forum' started by Timh, Nov 3, 2003.

  1. Timh

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    How do you all find the sound quality on the sky radio cannels?
    I find them all to be very poor sound quality from my Sony 760 receiver using optical and analogue connections.
    FM from my receiver totally blows it away.
     
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    Perhaps you might want to consider buying a DTT unit as it offers over 25 radio services and very good quality.
     
  3. Timh

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    I just tested my old Pace freeview box and the sound quality for radio 2 was very good. So maybe Sky digital radio is poor quality, can anyone confirm?
     
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    Only listen to TalkSport, Virgin & Radio 5 via SKY, they all sound excellent but of course they are not transmitted on FM in my area:)

    Pretty good site here which about half way down the page has a comparision of bitrates on digital platforms.
     
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    hi all just noticed this thread i tried flicking through lots of sky channels today virgin/heart/magic etc and found the quality of sound to be very poor,very thin sounding regardless of being 60s-70-80-90s music, people using freeview boxes do not seem to find this such an issue for some reason.

    im using 3802+dynaudios unless my dyns are not too tolerant of poorer souces.
     
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    I still find freeview radio very poor sound quality compared to FM.
     

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