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I really don't understand how oversampling could make the audio sound better, although I really don't know anything about oversampling. How I preceive it is that its basically like taking a SD video and encoding it to 1080p... I think my DAC oversamples to 24/192, but I don't really know if it makes a difference .
Good point...I don't have any idea how it works either. After a long night (stayed up WAY to late) of reading about the Cambridge 840c, I think this is going to be my next DAC. Now, I have to find a used version at a good price first.
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as long as we've been talking about waiting for items I'm still waiting for a pair of subwoofers I ordered and paid for on 11.30.07...
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thats almost a full year
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as long as we've been talking about waiting for items I'm still waiting for a pair of subwoofers I ordered and paid for on 11.30.07...
Wow...
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I've got a pair of HD595s.
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Gollie, check this. Send an e-mail that guy's way, that is quite a deal.
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I really don't understand how oversampling could make the audio sound better, although I really don't know anything about oversampling. How I preceive it is that its basically like taking a SD video and encoding it to 1080p... I think my DAC oversamples to 24/192, but I don't really know if it makes a difference .
The litterallist in me says that there is none. The only practical application I know of for most consumers to utilize upsampling is in cases like that with older Audigy cards, where the audio stream was modulated (quite poorly) to 48khz regardless of its original sample rate. Using a quality software upsampler to 48khz could often provide far better quality by bypassing the poor hardware's conversions.
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Gollie, check this. Send an e-mail that guy's way, that is quite a deal.
I bought one today on eBay. I will be here in 7-10 days.

On a brighter note...I got an email from Mikhail today stating that my amp is now with his shipping department. I should have tracking within a couple of days.

WoW, as I wrote that, it just seemed like another stall tactic. Maybe not Anyway, he said it should be here this week.
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Well on a brighter note, I got tracking confirmation today from UPS, on my 91.00 pounds of speakers can't wait till these things arrive. (supposedly friday). but on a sad not, mouser sent soloz the wrong enclosure, so I'm still waiting on my Millet MAX... grrrr this is like the 5th mess up on parts sent to soloz... of all the bad luck...
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Well on a brighter note, I got tracking confirmation today from UPS, on my 91.00 pounds of speakers can't wait till these things arrive. (supposedly friday). but on a sad not, mouser sent soloz the wrong enclosure, so I'm still waiting on my Millet MAX... grrrr this is like the 5th mess up on parts sent to soloz... of all the bad luck...
I've had one of those last few months... lol
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