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?
In last week's Soapbox, reader Norman Tracy suggested that audiophiles not wait for DVD-Audio, but instead support the 24/96 DAD format, whose discs can be played on current DVD-Video players. Do you agree? Have you bought any DADs?
The February 2000 issue will present <I>Stereophile</I>'s latest "Records To Die For," in which the magazine's staff reveals what got them going in 1999. But what about your choice?
It looks as if the release of DVD-Audio players will be delayed by several more months. Any comments about the situation?
It would seem that every generation remembers the good ol' days of music, before the kids turned it all into mush. Or is that just a fallacy proven wrong by every new release?
Reader Paul W. Simoni noticed a big change in his audiophile habits after his child was born. He wonders how other audiophiles deal with the impact of "rugrats."
Last week we asked how much time you spend in the sweet spot. Now tell us how much time you spend listening to music in total.
Reader Samo Jecnik, from Ljubljana, Slovenia, has a simple question for audiophiles: "I'd like to know how much time per week <I>Stereophile</I> readers <I>listen</I> to the music on their <I>main</I> systems. I mean the time they're sitting in the sweet spot."
For the December issue, <I>Stereophile</I> will be running its "Product of the Year" results. But what would <I>you</I> nominate for best product of 1999?
Reader Sharon Churchill is curious about whether or not <I>Stereophile</I>'s readers have much contact with female audiophiles.
When we asked folks last week about the age of their equipment, many pointed out that their oldest stuff was now in System #2 or #3. Do you have more than one system?
Some of us collect gear from way back, while others have just updated their entire systems. How far back does your equipment go? Anything collectible?
In answering last week's VOTE! question, many indicated that they're looking for new equipment. What, if anything, are you currently considering?
A never-ending controversy among <I>Stereophile</I>'s readers (and critics) is whether or not the equipment reviewed in the magazine is too pricey or not pricey enough. What do you think?
Streaming allows you to start hearing an audio track within seconds of selecting it from a website, but when you stop listening, it's gone. Downloading a track allows you to store audio on your computer for use now or later, but it can take a while to complete. Which method of getting audio from the Internet do you prefer?