> -----Original Message-----
> From Tom Fine:
> PS -- I'm a big advocate of standardizing on 88.2/24 as the archival
> transfer format due to the very
> simple computer math of down-sampling the long-established and heavily
> entrenched CD standard for
> playback and general-use copies...
Because of solid state storage being completely subject to Moore's law, the optical media player is about to go out of production for exactly the same reason the CRT television set has. It will simply make no financial sense for anybody to maintain the assembly lines.
That'll be the end of 44.1 as any kind of a standard.
Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN
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