[time-nuts] Oh dear
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Mon May 7 09:58:58 UTC 2012
Let's expect the ultimate portable MP3 player with atomic clock
Also funny are the offerings with RbO CD-clocks... usually "tweaked"
FE-5680s, which are not exactly famous for a clean jitter/spurious free
output signal... The only reason is the easiness of output frequency
adjustment (for the DDS models) to that of the standard CD clock, which
promptly places a premium on the price tag.
A good XO is way better and cheaper, with the notable exception of
temperature, and long term stability - still waiting for the golden ears
capable of hearing that one...
On 5/7/2012 12:20 PM, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Mon, 07 May 2012 13:40:15 +0530
> Raj<vu2zap at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I once did a test with a "audio expert" and compared a CD and a digital copy.
>> He confirmed that the copy was the original and when I showed him which was which
>> he still refused to believe.. I know a local guy who gold plated the PCBs for his home brewed amp!
> Well.. there is lots of bogus information going around in the audiophile
> scene... Probably mostly because todays audio technology is so advanced,
> that Clarke's 3rd Law applies...
> But to bring this back to time nutty topics, have a look at
> It's an MP3 player with high precision timing. It does not only use
> two TCXOs with<5ps Jitter.. No! It also employes a technique known
> as "Jitter Kill" for the ultimate mobile sound experience! :-)
> Attila Kinali
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