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    I just looked at the manual of my (fairly crappy) stereo. I noticed for the first time that it said it has a "1-bit D/A Converter".
    1 bit? what the f**k? is this normal? i mean... its bad but its not that bad...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kasey
    I just looked at the manual of my (fairly crappy) stereo. I noticed for the first time that it said it has a "1-bit D/A Converter".
    1 bit? what the f**k? is this normal? i mean... its bad but its not that bad...
    it's one half of a 2-bit set of stero convertors
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    Yes, it's normal.
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    SACD is 1 bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by fraserhutch
    it's one half of a 2-bit set of stero convertors
    2-bit convertors??? get it?? haha I made a funny and no one noticed
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    Try this link, everything you need to know about 1 bit converters http://mi.eng.cam.ac.uk/~avir2/1-bit/
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    Quote Originally Posted by fraserhutch
    2-bit convertors??? get it?? haha I made a funny and no one noticed
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