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Old June 14, 2012, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by sswilson View Post
Is there a truely lossless digital format? I'd argue that there might be digital formats which oversample to the point where a human shouldn't be able to discern a difference between digital and analog, but it's not truely lossless unless it's analog.

Ultimately, any conversion of audio (an analog source) to digital is based on sample frequency which by the very nature of digital is limited.

I'm going to argue this.

Yes the sample rate is key , but to say it's lossless as analog is not true.
Even analog audio circuits have losses.Transistors and tubes sound different because of this.I assure you , it's totally possible to do lossless digital circuits with a sample rate so high it owns all other types.

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