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Hi-Res Audio (HRA)

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by PJ07, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. PJ07

    PJ07 Member

    This article says that Americans spent more on headphones in 2015 than on physical music (i.e., CD's). It's always hard for me to know how much of HRA is real versus hype, but it seems to be a larger niche market than I appreciated ...

    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-audio-idUSKCN0X82NR
     
  2. kirk

    kirk Administrator Staff Member

    They don't give any numbers, so I don't think it's that big. This said, the Japanese have always been big purchasers of gimmicky records and CDs, so they're perfect for high-res music as well. I find the headphones thing interesting...
     

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