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post #61 of 65 Old 05-02-2014, 03:55 AM
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My audition time with the Sony HAP-Z1ES has ended and the unit returned

I still have an OPPO 105 that can do the same/ similar things but the Sony has some features that make it attractive:

Sony HAP-Z1ES has a hard drive and once the music files are downloaded to it, they are always there: as long as the HD works: there is no way to erase individual tracks from the Sony

Sony file transfer program is automatic: it will scan files on your PC that you designate and automatically transfer any music added to those files: the transfer program always runs in the background on your PC

Sony has a very nice front panel display which shows cover art: the OPPO does not show cover art on the front panel but it does have a video output witch displays cover art: Sony iPad app is also very nice

Sound quality: I cannot say one is better than another: and no I did no DBT: both the OPPO and Sony both sound excellent to me playing these High resolution files

I removed the Sony from the rack yesterday afternoon and returned it: problem is I miss it already smile.gif

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anyone try out the ssha1 or ssha3?
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How would the UDA-1 be using it w/powered speakers such as the JBL LSR305s or Adam F5s? Is there a certain way you have to connect them, considering the UDA-1's built-in amplifier? I know the JBLs have XLR and 1/4" TRS inputs. Would there be any issue w/the line-out RCA connections, for instance?

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Hi-Def audio is definitely on the horizon, not sure if sony will lead the fleet for it though.

these players look really nice.
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Moore's Law has changed the focus in my portion of the IT industry away from small and fast apps to apps that provide a richer and more anticipatory experience for the user. I am glad to see here that Moore's Law will enable this fading away of lossy formats that prioritize small file size over quality because larger file sizes will be able to stored and processed on more advanced yet affordable gear.
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