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Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-29-2016, 10:51 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
Foobar2000 with its SACD add-on will open an SACD...

Foobar2000 with its SACD add-on will open an SACD ISO and can convert directly to FLAC as individual tagged files in one go. It's also pretty fast as it does the conversions using parallel...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-27-2016, 03:19 AM
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Posted By HomerJau
The Sony looks promising but nothing specific...

The Sony looks promising but nothing specific about playing multichannel FLAC or DSD or whether it can do 192kHz/24 in MCH. (I suspect it will but it should be stated).

To answer the earlier...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-26-2016, 08:06 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
That Lyle Lovett DTS-CD is quite superb and it...

That Lyle Lovett DTS-CD is quite superb and it will play on any DVD/Bluray player in 5.1 if you have a DTS decoder in your AVR (which is every one since 2005 or so)

I'd highly recommend that...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-26-2016, 02:31 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
Sure is (although I bought a PS3 a few years...

Sure is (although I bought a PS3 a few years back). This will be great for many music fans!

I wrote this on media players for high res/multichannel playback which some here may find interesting:
...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-26-2016, 02:02 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
For those with SACDs discs and wanting to get...

For those with SACDs discs and wanting to get them into a file format for playback on a media player or PC there's now a confirmed method that does not need the previous PS3 hardware. It can now be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4,306
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Posted By HomerJau
After talking to our local AU Denon distributor's...

After talking to our local AU Denon distributor's tech support today I did a 'hard reset' but still same issue: Quad input = stereo output (front only).

I sent a couple of sample 4 channel FLAC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2016, 03:42 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
A soft reset has made no change. Still no quad...

A soft reset has made no change. Still no quad ouput.

The Info button shows 4 channel input (correct speakers in the graphic view) and 4 channel output (correct speakers in the output graphic...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-09-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By HomerJau
A true 5.1 or 4.0 (quad) setup requires source...

A true 5.1 or 4.0 (quad) setup requires source material mixed into 5.1 or quad discrete tracks - different sound in all speakers. (Example DTS or Dolby Digital 5.1 on a movie or multichannel blu-Ray...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 04:45 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
I updated my X7200WA last Friday night (with...

I updated my X7200WA last Friday night (with success - I mean it completed) and played music for the first time last night.

Quad/4 channel FLAC using HDMI input with Multichannel option selected...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-24-2016, 03:56 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
2016 Releases (so far): ...

2016 Releases (so far):
http://www.quadraphonicquad.com/forums/entry.php?217-2016-SURROUND-RELEASES

2015:...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-04-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,967
Posted By HomerJau
I recently updated the QuadraphonicQuad website's...

I recently updated the QuadraphonicQuad website's Surround Music Poll page to include all surround music types polls and added a feature to search and filter in each poll.

If you go to the HiRez...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:52 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
I suspect the current crop of DSPs are...

I suspect the current crop of DSPs are 'underpowered' when it comes to the new multichannel systems being discussed here, especially since there are known limitations to the number of channels and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2016, 10:40 PM
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Views: 228,190
Posted By HomerJau
Mine is updating now. My additional pair of rears...

Mine is updating now. My additional pair of rears arrives on Monday (upgrading from 5.1 to 7.1).

Later tonight I'll run some DTS Neural:X up-mixed music from stereo (multichannel music is why I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 11:03 AM
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Posted By HomerJau
Why would you need the Dolby Surround upmixer on...

Why would you need the Dolby Surround upmixer on DTS and DTS MA movies of which 99% are already discrete surround mixes?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 12:57 AM
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Posted By HomerJau
Yes. I checked the Denon website yesterday and it...

Yes. I checked the Denon website yesterday and it said the update was now available. Immediately turned on my 7200WA but no it wasn't...

I'm hanging out to try DTS Neural:X on stereo music files,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 12:36 AM
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Posted By HomerJau
Double post

Double post
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 12:35 AM
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Posted By HomerJau
I have a X7200WA and play multichannel FLACS from...

I have a X7200WA and play multichannel FLACS from Kodi via HDMI no problem. (FLAC files on a NAS via Ethernet - does matter really).

However, it didn't want to play initially. I ended up having to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2016, 12:19 PM
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Posted By HomerJau
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2016, 02:20 AM
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Views: 228,190
Posted By HomerJau
Big disappointment for me. DTS Neural:X can't be...

Big disappointment for me. DTS Neural:X can't be used for PCM (e.g. multichannel FLAC) or with DTS-MA with 96KHz or above. I was hoping I might get some benefit...

I bought my 7200WA mainly for...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-28-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By HomerJau
DTS Producer is the name of the DTS licenced...

DTS Producer is the name of the DTS licenced encoder from DTS Inc.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-28-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,781
Posted By HomerJau
The latest version of Audiomuxer will convert DTS...

The latest version of Audiomuxer will convert DTS MA to flac I believe. Not just core but the full high res lossless codec. But it only does this with decrypted content.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-28-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By HomerJau
Try this but you may find it hard to find. Newer...

Try this but you may find it hard to find. Newer versions don't have the DTS encoder:
...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   11-09-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By HomerJau
AFAIK all the AF SACD multichannel releases are...

AFAIK all the AF SACD multichannel releases are the original mixes. AF have not remixed any of their releases.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By HomerJau
1. FLAC files do not contain DTS ar Dolby Digital...

1. FLAC files do not contain DTS ar Dolby Digital encoded data. They contain PCM and supports everything from mono to 7.1 surround (or higher).

If you have multichannel FLAC files then to hear...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-26-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By HomerJau
OP asked for Easy Listening. The Steven Wilson,...

OP asked for Easy Listening. The Steven Wilson, Opeth and Metallica would not qualify IMO.

I'd suggest:
Grover Washington: Winelight
Bread: Best of Bread
America: Homecoming
recently released...
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