Author Topic: What SACDs have you just bought? / New SACD releases / reissues / Wish Lists  (Read 418844 times)

Offline jerome_the_lang

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If you are using your CD player, you are only playing the CD layer.  Will the CD layer sound better than a normal CD?  It depends on the mastering, who was the mastering engineer, etc.  Many factors determine the sound quality.  If that's a regular CD version of this SACD, it should sound the same as the CD layer on the SACD.

That's too simplistic.

In reality, the sound quality from the CD layer of a hybrid sacd disc depend on a few more things that you haven't mentioned and the end result is that the CD layer will never sound the same as a "regular" CD of the same recording.
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That's too simplistic.

In reality, the sound quality from the CD layer of a hybrid sacd disc depend on a few more things that you haven't mentioned and the end result is that the CD layer will never sound the same as a "regular" CD of the same recording.

so technically a SACD will sound better than a conventional CD on a normal CD player then

Offline jerome_the_lang

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so technically a SACD will sound better than a conventional CD on a normal CD player then

No, depends on many factors...

Offline AndrewC

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No, depends on many factors...

Go on then JTL, tell us the other factors beyond what Soundboy has mentioned...

(Please try to stay off the voodoo path  ;D)

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i should have received last sat, but i not home.
when i went to popstation to collect, it couldnt verify the status of my parcel.
the heavily-accented [country omitted] call centre person couldnt verify the status either, but he'll check and arranged for it to be directed to a post office.

knn.... 

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i should have received last sat, but i not home.
when i went to popstation to collect, it couldnt verify the status of my parcel.
the heavily-accented [country omitted] call centre person couldnt verify the status either, but he'll check and arranged for it to be directed to a post office.

knn.... 

 
World class service indeed ha ha

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Arrived last week....

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Offline jerome_the_lang

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Finally collect
1 CD 1 big box
Really waste paper


Offline bigtree

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wah! JTL tai lou, you no buy spare copies ah?

Going to OOP in international store liao ah...

Finally collect
1 CD 1 big box
Really waste paper



Offline jerome_the_lang

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wah! JTL tai lou, you no buy spare copies ah?

Going to OOP in international store liao ah...

tis 1 copy buy from online is spare copy.
already reserve 1 copy with richard.

 ;D

the last time i did tis - eagles hell over LP, 1 copy buy online, 2 copy reserve richard, 1 copy reserve simply music, ended up with 4 copies. the sound not even as good as original dutch geffen...

buy 1 or 2 first. better sound than hk teresa sacd then buy more lah...

also, please support your local retailors.
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Offline bigtree

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got sarpork ah. 


also, please support your local retailors.

Offline jerome_the_lang

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Buy only for investment.
Another (like ncw) crappy disc..

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Can anyone share details of the new lot of Crown Records' SACDs?

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Can anyone share details of the new lot of Crown Records' SACDs?

I've the Roman, Lisa and Adam set. Music quality is great for those who followed their parents and are familiar with the songs by chasing the HK TV dramas back in the 70's and 80's. The 3 artists have great voice and range.
SACD layer sounds amazing, quiet, clean and great separation clarity and dynamics.
Do note that I have nothing to compare against (CD or vinyl) in terms of SQ and I miss a great part of HK TV drama for being out of Asia during those years.
Hope this helps.
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