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Ultra High Fidelity Sound- Can you hear the difference?

WhiteStar

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Sep 28, 2014
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Ultra High Fidelity Music- Can you hear the difference?

Anyone with the Ultra High Fidelity Sound option, if you want to compare the perceivable differences in sound quality between mere Super High Fidelity and true Ultra High Fidelity, download these 2 exactly the same tracks apart from the 96kHz & 192kHz resolutions. Put them on a USB stick to compare. Can you hear the difference?


http://www.lindberg.no/hires/test/2L-077-stereo-192kHz_21.flac


http://www.lindberg.no/hires/test/2L-077-stereo-96kHz_21.flac


To download audio files username: 2L and password: 2L


Not a huge difference, depending on your ears, but listen for the detail throughout the higher resolution file if you really listen carefully for the quietest sounds of the instruments in the first and then pick out those same ones in the second. In any case quite an atmospheric piece of baroque Norwegian folk harmonica and organ in what sounds like a cathedral. Bear in mind that this level of detail is impossible with the relative low resolution of Spotify, mp3/aac files & CD’s.


Difficult to find whatever you want right now but HDtracks.com probably has the best choice until iTunes HiRes is available.


Here are some more tracks from Norway to compare or even purchase if you'd like the entire albums:

http://www.2l.no/hires/index.html

Maximum resolution playable in the Model S is .flac 24-bit stereo 192kHz.
 
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PJF000

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Dec 26, 2015
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Australia
One obvious difference is the inclusion of a sub-woofer in the upgraded sound. Whilst turning up the bass on the standard is an option I don't think it is as good. As to whether one's ear gets more of the sine wave than another, probably depends on age etc.
 

CHG-ON

Still in love after all these miles
Jun 24, 2014
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Santa Cruz Mountains, USA
It is well documented that the UHF system is not great. But it is better than the base system. Worth the money? Probably not. But check out the Light Harmonic thread to see how the UHF system is much more upgradeable than the base.
 

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