Print

Print


Has anyone on this list used a PS1 to successfully extract playable DSD audio files from SACD's? As 
I understand it, the only way to "rip" an SACD was to be a computer nerd extraordinare and to use a 
Sony PS1.

-- Tom Fine

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Sam" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 12:42 PM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Non-support of audio CD, SACD in Playstation 4


> All,
>
> In case anyone's wondering, Sony's PlayStation 4 will not support SACD nor
> Audio CD despite being designed for BluRay disc playback:
>
> (quote)
>
> *Will I be able to watch Blu-ray movies on the PS4 system?*
> Yes, you will need to download and install the PS4 systemís day-one system
> software update 1.50, and then activate your Blu-ray Disc video capability
> with a one-time activation through the internet in order to play Blu-ray
> Disc films and DVD video content.
>
> *Can I listen to audio CDs using the PS4 system?*
> No, the PS4 system does not support audio CDs.
>
> (end quote)
>
> http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2013/10/30/playstation-4-the-ultimate-faq/#sect1
>
> This is in contrast to SACD support in previous PlayStations and
> audiophiles who swear the original PlayStation was one of the best CD
> players out there.  I once pulled out my brother's PS1 to check it out, and
> while good, I wasn't blown away w/the quality with the interface being less
> than ideal..
>
> Jim
>
>