Playback Designs imagines, creates and manufactures the highest performance, highest resolution, jitter free digital playback systems available for the most discerning of listeners.
Come see us this year in Munich, Germany on May 14-17 for the High-End Show at Stand F01 in Halle 3.
Come see us this year in Chicago on April 24-26 for Axpona (Audio Expo North America) in Room 402 at the Westin O'Hare hotel. We will be showing our integrated amplifier, pre-amplifier and DAC, the IPS-3 (Integrated Playback System 3) in the Source System room along with Lumin, Aria , Apertura among others.
I have received numerous reports from people that the new update seemed to install fine, until the machine was re-started. It was then that the display was blank and it no longer worked. The file has been recompiled and appears to be installing properly and more consistently. I have replaced the files for both the
Attention All MPS-5 SACD / CD Player Owners We have posted a new version of our firmware. Please update your MPS-5 by downloading the newest firmware from our “Support”/Product Updates” page. It is password protected and you will need to contact your dealer for access and support. This update is for bug fixes.
Attention All MPD-5 DSD DAC Owners We have posted a new version of our firmware. Please update your MPD-5 by downloading the newest firmware from our “Support”/Product Updates” page. It is password protected and you will need to contact your dealer for access and support. This update is for bug fixes
Today, Acoustic Sounds launched its new high resolution download service www.superhirez.com with a selection of mainstream audiophile music using the most advanced audio technology available... DSD.
As a little boy I thought it would be fun to earn some candy money as a target flag waver at the local gun shooting range. The targets were mounted on suspended frames that could be pulled down by the flag waver into a protected bunker right below them. After inspecting the location of the
We are on the cusp of a digital audio revolution to DSD that requires an ecosystem change and is being led by music lovers.
I assume, by now, most of you are familiar with Blue Coast Records. They were one of the first labels to offer DSD downloads and have a free DSD download of the month club. Blue Coast Records sets a new standard in audio excellence. The award-winning Blue Coast Collection is recognized by audiophiles and casual listeners for
DSD-Guide.com is an excellent new website which focuses on all things DSD. You will find information pertaining to DSD music, information, equipment, news and answers.
NEWS RELEASE 2/20/12 Channel Classics Records of Holland is proud to announce the next step in hi res downloading by including our DSD master files onto our web site at www.channelclassics.com. For a year we have been offering hi res downsampled pcm formats but felt with the advancement of DACs capable of reproducing our DFF files,
Düsseldorf, den 15. Februar 2012 Ihnen wird sicherlich aufgefallen sein, dass sich seit geraumer Zeit scheinbar nicht viel bewegt hat auf unserer Website. Dies ist, wie Sie aus eigener Erfahrung wissen, vollkommen untypisch für uns und hatte gute Gründe: Wir haben im Laufe des letzten Jahres an einem grundlegend neuen Web-Konzept gearbeitet, das wir Ihnen
Düsseldorf, 15 February 2012 You will have noticed that for some time nothing seemingly has moved on our website. This is, as you know from personal experience, completely unusual for us and had good reasons: Over the last year, we were working on a fundamentally new web concept that we want to present to you
The USB Audio specification 2.0 defines multiple formats for audio of which standard PCM is only one. A general “raw data” format was also defined that can be used for any kind of data including audio, but unfortunately, no specific format was defined for DSD and with the ongoing proliferation of USB converters in the
Attention All 5 Series Owners We have posted a new version of our update utility that has been fully test with Windows 7 Service Pack 1. If you have not updated your 5 Series product in the past year, please download the newest firmware from our “Support”/Product Updates” page. It is password protected and you
Why Neil Young Hates MP3 — And What You Can Do About It | Gadget Lab | Wired.com.
If you read Italian, here is a very interesting interview in the great Italian audiophile magazine, Fedelta del suono with Andreas Koch: Fedelta del suono Interview with Andreas Koch
By Lucas Shaw | Reuters – Tue, Jan 31, 2012 New York, Jan 31 (TheWrap.com) – Neil Young said Tuesday that he is picking up where Steve Jobs left off, working on a device that can offer digital music without sacrificing quality as iTunes,Amazon and others have done. “Steve Jobs was a pioneer of digital music, but when he went home he listened to vinyl,” Young
Today we received a wonderful email from Taku Kurosawa of ONKYO ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION, which is subsidiary company of ONKYO Corportaion. Mr. Kurosawa read Andreas Koch’s article, “DSD – The New Addiction” in Positive-Feedback Online and thought it was a good idea to let us know that they are offering DSD file downloads in Japan. They have been providing this service
Congratulations Danny on the new position with Apple. I will let all our users know the benefits of switching to Sprint.