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Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-28-2016, 06:13 AM
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Views: 214
Posted By bordo32
There is a nice free program called Burrrn that...

There is a nice free program called Burrrn that converts files from FLAC, APE and others to wav and burns on CD. It is a converter (decompressor) and authoring tool. Takes few clicks to get FLAC...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-06-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,889
Posted By bordo32
In any sound comparison test in addition to music...

In any sound comparison test in addition to music sourse, the equipment under test, is one more an important component involved - the ears.


If a person conducting the test, due to his age,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-01-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,889
Posted By bordo32
Can I also be right assuming that the hearing...

Can I also be right assuming that the hearing degradation over the age can affect the validity of the comparison test results?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-01-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,889
Posted By bordo32
I would think that that graph is quite accurate....

I would think that that graph is quite accurate. And if it is, it might well explain why so many members on this forum do no hear the diference between DACs and other components :)
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 108,022
Posted By bordo32
I am looking to get in-ceiling speaker Martin...

I am looking to get in-ceiling speaker Martin Logan Helos 22 (the stereo one) for my quite small bathroom installation. Wanted to understand if Helos 22 has a tweeter mounted in anaimable stem. In...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
Beaveav, CharlesJ, thanks for your feedback....

Beaveav, CharlesJ, thanks for your feedback. Those kind of answers I was looking for.
The test tones I am making by my self, with Sony Soundforge, using -20dB. To understand what are the levels of a...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
Does description for that device says that 0.1dB...

Does description for that device says that 0.1dB is sufficient, or just claims that it can do it at 0.1dB acccuracy?
I am looking for an advice on how accuartely two outputs be matched to have a...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
Yes, I am using a sine wave, 1kHz test tone (just...

Yes, I am using a sine wave, 1kHz test tone (just be sure, cheking at other freq. as well) to compare the levels of two DACs. Now, can you tell me how accuartely the levels should be matched in terms...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
Appreciate your input. Looking for more thoughts....

Appreciate your input. Looking for more thoughts.
If I would do a test listening at 5V on the speakers terminals, according to FMW provided number 0.01V the leevels have to be matched greater than...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
FWM, look, I am here to learn, it was a simple...

FWM, look, I am here to learn, it was a simple question. No need to get offensive, I did not say yet that - No all DACs do not sound the same.


What is the actual level on the speaker terminals...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
I am using a digital multimeter. I think the...

I am using a digital multimeter. I think the question was not about the tools.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
FMW, my agenda is very simple, I have two DACs...

FMW, my agenda is very simple, I have two DACs that I am comparing. They have by default very close mactched outputs.
I want to understand what max. difference between two outputs would still make...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
spkr, thanks for advide to use a serach option. I...

spkr, thanks for advide to use a serach option. I was expecting to get an answer here, thinking that this would be OK with others.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
In order to understand how accurately two levels...

In order to understand how accurately two levels (or any other parameters, measures) are matched it has to be provided either the actual level and the difference (delta, 0.01V in your case) or the...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
I did not ask for a difference in dBs measured...

I did not ask for a difference in dBs measured with the SPL meater.
Whitout providing the actual level in Volts across the terminals of one of the speaker systems while the system plays a test tone,...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-07-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
FMW, would you agree that this is not a valid...

FMW, would you agree that this is not a valid answer.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-06-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
Can you provide it in dB, in case the level...

Can you provide it in dB, in case the level measuremnts will be done on the speaker terminals.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-06-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,463
Posted By bordo32
How accurately levels should be matched that the...

How accurately levels should be matched that the ABX test would be considerd as valid?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-06-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 8,214
Posted By bordo32
Agreed. I do not want to have music be available...

Agreed. I do not want to have music be available only limited to 256 kbps MP3/AAC one day.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-05-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By bordo32
Just a thought. For both Coax/Optical cases the...

Just a thought. For both Coax/Optical cases the high resolution audio will be down converted.
In case it is a desire to pass the high resolution audio to A/V receiver, the HDMI audio...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-02-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,040
Posted By bordo32
Great, just wanted to be sure, no problems...

Great, just wanted to be sure, no problems reporting here, I said I am learning :)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-02-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,040
Posted By bordo32
Arny, I am reading and learning. From your: ...

Arny, I am reading and learning. From your:

Can you please clarify how this differs from what FMW has posted in another thread:
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-27-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,254
Posted By bordo32
If for any reason only CD player desired, no...

If for any reason only CD player desired, no SACD, DVD-A and BDR needed, you can also consider:
Cambridge Audio Azur 840C/851C CD player.


Re. Audiogon, I bought quite few pcs of equipment...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-25-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 127,232
Posted By bordo32
trans_lux, yes I did, the Focal Grand Utopia &...

trans_lux, yes I did, the Focal Grand Utopia & Pass Labs setup was sounding great. If I am not mistaken, the Focal Grand Utopia is also set in another room with other amp as well.
Visited...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-25-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 127,232
Posted By bordo32
I just spent a day at Axpona (Audio Expo North...

I just spent a day at Axpona (Audio Expo North America 2014) show in Chicago area.
Well, if the audio gear/techniques presented there can be called High End Audio (I was convinced they can) - I can...
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