The digital experts panel featuring James Tanner, Jacques Riendeau, Dominique Poupart, Jim Hillegas, Steve Silberman and Joe Harley.
Jacques Riendeau discusses how his company serves the analog and digital markets by producing turntables as well as CD players and DACs.
The panel members get ready to explain their companies' missions and goals.
Dominique Poupart explains Simaudio's mission while Jim Hillegas and the audience members listen.
Joe Harley's and Steve Silberman's views.
Bryston's James Tanner, Oracle Audio's Jacques Riendeau and Simaudio's Dominique Poupart.
James Tanner discusses Bryston's development of the BDP-1 digital player.
The audience listened attentively and freely asked questions for the panel.
Steve Silberman explains the advances in digital-filter technology.
James Tanner obviously enjoyed himself!
Jim Hillegas explains his company's experiments involving optimal playback resolution.
Jacques Riendeau explains how Oracle was able to adapt some of the principles of turntable design to CD transports.
Jacques also explained that his company didn't enter the digital market until they knew they could provide meaningful sonic improvements.
Simaudio's Dominique Poupart talks about the pros and cons of DSD playback.
Jacques Riendeau discusses the differences he heard between digital and analog.
The hour-long discussion concludes.
The panel participants and audience members agreed that the discussion was informative and fun.