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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2015, 12:57:53 PM »
I only recently read about this on DAR's site and have to say it looks like an excellent format to adopt for music streaming. Also very cool how they can keep CD compatibility while offering better quality audio for those with better systems, hope it gets wide adoption, but I hope the licensing costs won't be too onerous.
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2016, 11:11:51 PM »
 :ROFLMAO: anything he writes should be flushed.
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2016, 11:19:54 PM »
He does like the 'sound' of his own writing...
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2016, 11:40:48 PM »
major contributor to the shitbag reputation of the audio industry 'journos'
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2016, 12:32:38 AM »
Then there's this: http://schiit.com/news/news/why-we-wont-be-supporting-mqa

It's warming up to be a cable debate I tell ya.

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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2016, 03:28:58 AM »
Then there's this: http://schiit.com/news/news/why-we-wont-be-supporting-mqa
I like  stance and I have also read about another DAC that was released with MQA support and it was undewhelming.
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #8 on: May 27, 2016, 05:53:37 AM »
I thought I'd posted this earlier:

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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2016, 08:42:07 AM »


Sooooo refreshing! Calling a spade a f%^&ng shovel. They clearly don't suffer from FOMO.

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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2016, 08:43:35 AM »
Only way it will work is if its free ..
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #11 on: May 27, 2016, 09:49:05 AM »
Only way it will work is if its free ..
And it will not be, already looking at licensing fees to studios, streaming companies, etc.
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2016, 10:20:11 AM »
My fear is we're going to end up with lossy **** that approximates redbook as a result. So they screw it up for everyone that doesn't buy a MQA Dac.
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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2016, 10:23:26 AM »
You may have to revert to vinyl, just to be safe  :whip:
I'm sure you'll find plenty of encouragement from Fiddlesticks and others.

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Re: Meridian's MQA
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2016, 10:28:41 AM »
I'd rather stop listening to music.
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