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Neil Young's Audio Startup - PonoMusic

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by VerryBerry, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. VerryBerry

    VerryBerry Supporting Member

    Mar 4, 2012
    Alberta, Canada
  2. esa372

    esa372 Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2010
    Los Angeles, CA
    It's a good idea, but the nuts-and-bolts of it have been around for a long time.

    As I understand it, it's basically a portable player that can read high-resolution FLAC files - 96k, 192k, and even 384k (if anybody cares to make those). Mr. Young says that 96k is the minimum resolution for a musical experience to rival analog/vinyl.

    (For reference, CDs are pressed using 44.1k, while 48k is considered "DVD quality".)

    There have been hi-res players before, but the public didn't care. With Mr. Young and his group of supporters, this one has a chance to catch on... I hope it does.