DVD-Audio has been brewing for a couple of years now, finally going public with the Technics DVD-A10 DVD-Audio player
. Jonathan Scull got his eager hands on this groundbreaking machine last September, only to find that evaluating a new format is a complicated affair. Will this player, and DVD-Audio in general, soothe the audiophile heart? Scull takes a listen and spills the bits.
Also this week: Scull says, "I love a simple tweak—one so elegant that I bang my forehead in recognition, moaning 'Why didn't I think of that?!'" So, in Fine Tunes #30 J-10 unleashes a boatload of them, including the fabled "port stuffing" trick.