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From: "Don Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
> I would say the surround (or the centre channel) is optional. The real
> point is the improved sound quality - SACD sound is what digital sound
> should be like. It is how it should have been from the start, if the
> technology at the time could have handled it. (In practice, the first CD
> players were not even 16 bit, but only 14 bit.)
> It isn't spectacular sound, just natural and easy to listen to, like the
> best vinyl but without the maddening clicks and spits.
For whatever reason, I received three ARSCLIST messages, all credited to
yourself...and with time stamps going all the way back to yesterday! All
with the same subject line, as well...
Steven C. Barr