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#275310 - 2018-04-20 11:10 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: bxd]
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Apologies must be this Stereophile article on MQA, DRM, and Other Four-Letter Words


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#275311 - 2018-04-20 11:15 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: Ratbert]
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That’s the one.. Off topic, but I also noticed an old review of the 263/200 CD player back on the 13th Aprilif anyone is interested in that.

Brian


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#275312 - 2018-04-20 11:19 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: bxd]
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As discussed Stereophile 263/200 review.

We need to chat regarding posting links wink


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#275316 - 2018-04-20 13:56 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: Carl]
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Carl,

This was enlightening. Thanks.

So, when enabling Roon DSP the SE rendering obviously stops, but will the 218 still do the 1st unfold?

Cheers,
Frode


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#275319 - 2018-04-20 17:13 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: Frode]
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#275320 - 2018-04-20 18:18 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: VirusKiller]
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Originally Posted By VirusKiller
Originally Posted By Carl
The SE speakers detect it is an decoded MQA stream
Actually, the SE speakers are told by the controller (218, 818v3, etc.) that it's an MQA Core stream. This is quite an important distinction.
Yep, and Meridian should rally change that concept so the SE DSP’s can be used with a non-Meridian MQA decoder. However, I omitted to avoid distractions.


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#275700 - 2018-05-03 19:53 Re: Tidal->MQA-> Roon DSP ON/OFF: Whats happening? [Re: Frode]
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Originally Posted By Frode
When enabling Roon DSP when streaming MQA-files the MQA sign on my speaker disappear. Which is the way it should be. But can someone explain to me what is actually happening?

It is the same file being streamed, right?
Is it decoding/unfolding in the speakers that stops?
What is taking place in the decoding fase of MQA file?
This may help too - Roon MQA Questions

Post #2 implies that applying DSP should not prevent a further MQA render in theory, it’s a current limitation in Meridian hardware which should be resolvable but no ETA. At least this is how I read it.


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