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Meridian Issue Statement On DualDisc Compatibility

Meridian has issued a statement on the compatibility of the new DualDisc format and their own players. It is as follows:

Meridian has been fully aware of DualDisc since its inception, having carried out extensive tests on the new music carrier from the test-market stage onwards. read more…

M7 Records Issues New DVD-Audio

German record label M7 Records has recently released their second DVD-Audio disc.

Titled ‘a due’, the album contains a collection of baroque chamber music for violin and harpsichord, played by Susanne Schuetz (violin) and Christian Weiherer (harpsichord). read more…

Meridian Announces Version 4 800 Series Optical Disc Player

The 800 optical disc player from leading British consumer audio manufacturer Meridian has received equally high praise for the unparalleled quality of its video as it has for its world-beating audio performance, including high-resolution DVD-Audio. read more…

Macintosh Version of discWelder BRONZE Ships

Minnetonka Audio Software has announced shipment of its first DVD-Audio authoring tool for the Macintosh OS X platform: discWelder™ BRONZE.

Like the award winning PC version, discWelder™ BRONZE for the Mac allows users of OS X 10.3 or higher to easily write their own high-resolution DVD-A’s. read more…

Lexicon Issues Dual Disc Notice For RT-10 Universal Disc Player

Lexicon has joined the list of DVD, CD and SACD player makers in cautioning consumers about the use of their products with the new Dual Disc format. In the case of Lexicon, the Dual Disc “statement” covers the company’s RT-10 Universal DVD, CD, SACD and DVD-A disc player. read more…

Mark Levinson, Marantz and Sony Europe Issue Dual Disc Advisory Notices

The parade of optical disc player makers issuing Dual Disc Advisories grew to 8 this week with new consumer notices being issued by Mark Levinson, Marantz & Sony Europe. The three new notices come on the heels of 5 earlier Dual Disc caution and warning notices from Toshiba, Sony Electronics, Pioneer Electronics, Onkyo Electronics and Sony Computer Entertainment America. read more…

Silverline Records is First Independent Record Label to Release 45 DualDiscs

Silverline Records, a division of the 5.1 Entertainment Group, has released twenty additional DualDisc titles for a total of forty-five albums in the month of November. Silverline Records is participating with all major record labels in the launch of DualDisc, a two-sided disc made up of a CD on one side and a DVD on the other. read more…

Toshiba Consumer Advisory on the Dual Disc Format

Toshiba has issued a consumer advisory on the use of their CD, SACD and DVD players with the new Dual Disc format. The advisory is the latest in a series of similar notices from other consumer electronics companies which now include Sony Electronics, Pioneer Electronics, Onkyo Electronics and Sony Computer Entertainment America. read more…

Onkyo Issues Statement and Plans Investigation of Dual Disc Format

Late this week Onkyo joined Sony Electronics, Pioneer Electronics and Sony Computer Entertainment America in cautioning consumers about using Dual Discs in the company’s CD players, CD Recorders and DVD players and announcing plans for a “thorough investigation” of the format. read more…

Sony Computer Entertainment Cautions PlayStation 2 Owners About Dual Disc

PlayStation 2, PlayStation and PS One owners were greeted earlier today with a warning about the new Dual Disc format and potential compatibility problems it may create with that product from Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), the makers of these products. read more…

Pioneer Electronics Issues Customer Advisory on Dual Disc Format

Pioneer Electronics has issued a Consumer Advisory about the Dual Disc format in response to customer inquiries about compatibility issues with Dual Discs and some Pioneer consumer optical disc players. read more…

Sony Electronics Issues Warning About Dual Disc Compatibility With Sony Disc Players

Late today, Sony confirmed to High Fidelity Review that it has sent out a bulletin to Sony Dealers from Stan Glasgow of Sony Electronics regarding incompatibilities with the new Dual Disc music format and some Sony Disc players. read more…

DualDisc Off to a Shaky Start as Donnas Album is Withdrawn

Gold Medal’, the Donnas DualDisc launched on Tuesday, has been withdrawn from stores by Warner imprint Atlantic Records. Early buyers were quick to spot that the last track on the CD side ended abruptly, a problem not due to the DualDisc format, but a replication error. read more…

JVC, Philips and Meridian Issue Dual Disc Consumer Advisory Notices

In what is now a familiar event, two more companies – JVC and Philips – have issued consumer advisories about the new Dual Disc format. The statements follow a recent notice from Meridian which provided a detailed report on its various disc players and how they fare with the new Dual Disc releases. read more…

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