October 2015

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The super audio CD was introduced about a decade ago by Sony. This was described as the next generation of the classic music CD. Let me take a look at the technology which is used by the super audio CD and highlight the difference between the classic music CD and the SACD.

Now it is therefore standard formats for audio being recorded onto a disc. The probably best known format is the classic music CD. The music CD has been a huge leap in terms of audio quality from classic albums. Problems associated with album such as crackling and degradation of the audio was solved with the CD. As a result, music was almost exclusively distributed via CD for almost a decade.

However, Sony thought that the sound quality could be improved even further. It then went ahead …