Advantages of digital audio over analog:
Accessibility: All your music can be stored on a digital storage system or wirelessly streamed to the source of your choice.
Storage: To save 1000 CDs, you need a 6x4 foot tower – even more for vinyl. About 1500 CDs can be saved on one terabyte of digital storage, with no wear and tear!
Reduced cost of equipment:You no longer need the finest turntable with the best stylus, the most efficient amplifier, and outstanding speakers to hear all the intricacies of the original recording.
A new element to Sony’s products, the Hi-Res audio series delivers a higher level of fidelity than MP3s or CDs. Discover subtle details, nuances, and clarity of sound like you’ve never heard before.
The series includes:
The audio file is digitized at a much higher sampling and bit rate than the standard 16bit/44.1kHz for CDs. The most common Hi-Res specifications are 24 bit/96 kHz and 24 bit/192kHz.
Here is how the data transfer rates compare:
Come in and hear the difference. It is all just numbers until you experience it.
Sonos is a great brand that offers wirelessly streamed music that can be played anywhere and accessed by a phone, tablet, or computer. We have been with Sonos for over 11 years and know all the intricacies inside and out.
If you are looking for the ultimate Hi-Res experience, we can set you up with components from the new Sony Hi-Res collection.
Here's a comparison of digital conversion of 16 bit and 24 bit conversion to the original source.