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Posted 04 August 2018 - 11:04 PM

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hi, just installed an active sub below my seat. than i realised that my front speakers are too weak to be blasted hard becos they are stock. so i went to upgrade the stock speakers to hertz speakers. after this, i was told that my stock head player has no power to drive my expensive front speakers to the optimal performance. and now, looking around for a amp to power up.

 

after spending so much $$$ and time on all these upgrading, all we wanted now is to enjoy the music

with good quality sound. so what media do you all use to play your music? is the SQ from a MP3 good enough? where can we get high quality music CD?

 

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Posted 04 August 2018 - 11:08 PM

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24-bit/96khz digital music can buy online.
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Posted 04 August 2018 - 11:30 PM

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All my CDs are ripped into AIFF format.

 

If you want high quality music CD, you need SACD.


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Posted 04 August 2018 - 11:33 PM

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I guess you have not been given good advice when upgrading your car audio.

Using CD will be best, if not use FLAC format.
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 12:52 PM

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sorry, very new to this new game.

 

well, so do i actually have to save these files ( AIFF or ALAC) to a thumbdrive to play on my HU?

 


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 01:47 PM

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sorry, very new to this new game.

well, so do i actually have to save these files ( AIFF or ALAC) to a thumbdrive to play on my HU?

Yes, it needs to be in a thumbdrive or another device (phone/media player).

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 01:54 PM

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hi, just installed an active sub below my seat. than i realised that my front speakers are too weak to be blasted hard becos they are stock. so i went to upgrade the stock speakers to hertz speakers. after this, i was told that my stock head player has no power to drive my expensive front speakers to the optimal performance. and now, looking around for a amp to power up.

after spending so much $$$ and time on all these upgrading, all we wanted now is to enjoy the music
with good quality sound. so what media do you all use to play your music? is the SQ from a MP3 good enough? where can we get high quality music CD?

TIA

You can use Spotify Premium. Got free trial for a month.
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 02:51 PM

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hi, just installed an active sub below my seat. than i realised that my front speakers are too weak to be blasted hard becos they are stock. so i went to upgrade the stock speakers to hertz speakers. after this, i was told that my stock head player has no power to drive my expensive front speakers to the optimal performance. and now, looking around for a amp to power up.

after spending so much $$$ and time on all these upgrading, all we wanted now is to enjoy the music
with good quality sound. so what media do you all use to play your music? is the SQ from a MP3 good enough? where can we get high quality music CD?

TIA


Adelphi got a couple of CD shops can go check out.
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 02:54 PM

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You can use Spotify Premium. Got free trial for a month.

if going for the streaming option, for the highest in quality, consider tidal.

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 03:31 PM

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All my CDs are ripped into AIFF format.

 

If you want high quality music CD, you need SACD.

 

Tell me which head unit plays SACD??

 

TS, a good quality 320kbps MP3 will do just fine. Spotify premium plays at 320kbps quality. Those loud thumping clubs at Zouk or hang flower joints plays MP3 with RCA cable connection. So I doubt your car will need any more quality than that.


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 06:12 PM

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that CD shop, last time i bought a 24K CD from great world city


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 06:16 PM

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I rip all my fav cds into .wav lossless format using windows media player.
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 06:16 PM

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that CD shop, last time i bought a 24K CD from great world city

That place is now an eatery 😜
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 07:17 PM

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Storage now is big enough that I rip my CDs into WAV format. 40-50mb per song, was a problem in the early days but not an issue now.


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 07:22 PM

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If your genre is mainly English music, can consider signing up for Tidal.
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 09:15 PM

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For lossless I normally get FLAC,

 

But if you are looking to get CD's (esp those compilation types) consider Popular at Bras Basah complex, they have a decent bundle deal in addition to a decent variety.

 

Can consider Adelphi but the shops I've seen you be paying quite abit more

 

hi, just installed an active sub below my seat. than i realised that my front speakers are too weak to be blasted hard becos they are stock. so i went to upgrade the stock speakers to hertz speakers. after this, i was told that my stock head player has no power to drive my expensive front speakers to the optimal performance. and now, looking around for a amp to power up.

 

after spending so much $$$ and time on all these upgrading, all we wanted now is to enjoy the music

with good quality sound. so what media do you all use to play your music? is the SQ from a MP3 good enough? where can we get high quality music CD?

 

TIA  

 


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 06:57 AM

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IMO, the quality of the music is largely dependent on the recording rather than the formact, be it wave, flac, mp3 etc. A good recording ripped into 320kbps mp3 will sound way better than one lousy recording ripped into wav or played direct. Esp when driving, no car is perfect silent and I wouldn't expect one to heard big dif between mp3 or wav of the same recording.
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Posted 06 August 2018 - 07:32 AM

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That place is now an eatery 😜

oh shit...

those were the days, decision in life makes us want to reverse the decisions that we made...


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 08:29 AM

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That CD shop?.... This k now left with Marina Bay sands and Wisma I think... Even then, not pure CD shop but selling a lifestyle.... Buying CD plus high tea at the mbs one.
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That CD shop?.... This k now left with Marina Bay sands and Wisma I think... Even then, not pure CD shop but selling a lifestyle.... Buying CD plus high tea at the mbs one.

 

ya,was doing that in the olden days, high tea at weekends, golf on sundays...


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