With multichannel DVD-Audio and SACD promised and the increasing pressure to add high-quality 5.1 audio to video systems, has the number of channels in your listening room increased?
This question is an attempt to quickly take the pulse of audiophile music tastes this month: What music have you just bought?
Many of us have picked up at least one bizarre CD or LP in our audiophile careers. Tell us what you've found
Some of us started with "On Top of Spaghetti" and ended up listening to Bart
Almost two years ago we asked for your opinions about DVD-Audio's surround possiblities (see <A HREF="http://www.stereophile.com/showvote.cgi?41">previous vote results</A>). Have your opinions changed? What are your current thoughts about multichannel sound?
When the format is finally launched around the world, DVD-Audio discs will have the ability to store and play back video information such as lyric sheets and pictures from recording sessions. Is this important to you?
Several companies, such as TacT, SigTech, and Perpetual Technologies, are offering products that can digitally equalize your speakers to counteract problems in your listening room. Is this of interest to you?
Where would you like to see the next <I>Stereophile</I> HI-FI Show?
When your pals come over to hear your audio system, what do you pull out to impress them?
Last week we asked about the relatively low-resolution MP3 format. Now let's get your opinion on ultra-hi-rez: the Super Audio CD.
Digital copies of music in the MP3 format are all the rage. Have you heard an MP3 on a good audio system?
We <A HREF="http://www.stereophile.com/shownews.cgi?600">reported recently</A> that audio CD recorders are becoming hot items with consumers. How about with you?
Several companies are releasing new power-conditioner products these days, some with radically new technology. Are you using them?
Reader Paul W. Simoni wonders how content audiophiles are with the high-end audio business.
Sony has finally released SACD hardware, and DVD-Audio is promised for sometime next year, but none of the first players have digital outputs. Is this a problem for you?