What will it take for SACD to win mass acceptance?

What will it take for SACD to win mass acceptance?
Lower player prices
8% (25 votes)
More available titles
7% (21 votes)
A combination of lower player prices and greater software availability
50% (160 votes)
A massive PR campaign
2% (7 votes)
Celebrity endorsements
1% (3 votes)
Proselytizing by audiophiles
1% (2 votes)
Consumer boycott of lo-rez formats
1% (3 votes)
Here's my suggestion:
12% (37 votes)
Nothing will help. The masses don't care about audio quality.
13% (43 votes)
We already have hi-rez audio: the LP.
4% (14 votes)
Multichannel music
2% (6 votes)
Total votes: 321

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.

Paulo R.S.Ramos's picture

No comments.

Leonard Weldon's picture

Your comment regarding the masses not caring is really another major issue here! Unfortunate for us all!

Bill Hofmeier's picture

Lower price player that will play CD & DVD in all formats. Most consumers remember VHS/Beta.

Joven's picture

I think SACD already has mass acceptance. People just want so much (channel options, more software, consumer level players, etc...) so fast since SACD has proven a success. I work for another Japanese electronics corporation as an Industrial Designer. It's easy to crank out the machines/players but there's so many other factors involved. I say wait a year for the dust to settle.

Health Nut, Phila/Pittsburgh's picture