Hugh Robjohns Top Ten Interfaces/Convertors?

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Hugh Robjohns Top Ten Interfaces/Convertors?

Post by dylanhughes81 »

Occasionally when reading SoS I see Hugh allude to an interface/convertor placing inside or outside his top ten as measured using Audio Precision.

Does anyone know where this list is available if at all? I did have a search around but not managed to find anything.

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I think I might have published it in the forum before, some time ago. I'll dig out the latest version and post it here sometime over the weekend for you.
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dylanhughes81 wrote: Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:09 pm Occasionally when reading SOS I see Hugh allude to an interface/convertor placing inside or outside his top ten as measured using Audio Precision.

Does anyone know where this list is available if at all? I did have a search around but not managed to find anything.

Thanks

Digital recording is all different degrees of crap.

There is no such thing as a "good" AD/DA converter.
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Terrible.dee wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:31 am
dylanhughes81 wrote: Fri Oct 01, 2021 8:09 pm Occasionally when reading SOS I see Hugh allude to an interface/convertor placing inside or outside his top ten as measured using Audio Precision.

Does anyone know where this list is available if at all? I did have a search around but not managed to find anything.

Thanks

Digital recording is all different degrees of crap.

There is no such thing as a "good" AD/DA converter.

... in your humble opinion.
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Not so humble it would seem!

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Terrible.dee wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:31 am Digital recording is all different degrees of crap.

There is no such thing as a "good" AD/DA converter.

What utter rubbish!
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Post by Folderol »

I think, what he meant so say was...

Analogue recording is all different degrees of crap.

There is no such thing as a "good" analogue recording system.

Without exception, every component that comes in contact with the signal will add noise, and all the active ones will add distortion.

As for analogue storage... just don't go there!
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Nicely put.

....but really not worth the time or effort in making the case when there is no reception...
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Terrible.dee wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:31 am Digital recording is all different degrees of crap.

There is no such thing as a "good" AD/DA converter.

Oh I like you. You're funny. :bouncy:
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Bob Bickerton wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 9:43 am
Folderol wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 8:33 am
Terrible.dee wrote: Sat Oct 02, 2021 4:31 am Digital recording is all different degrees of crap.

There is no such thing as a "good" AD/DA converter.

... in your humble opinion.

Not so humble it would seem!

Bob

...nor well informed. But I'm with Hugh, let's not waste our breath, as clearly this will "fall on deaf ears."
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Post by Johnsy »

Let's not forget the poor OP though. I'd quite like to see Hugh's list too.
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Now we will never know.
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