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GoldenSounds passes apparently ABX test for DACs (NOT Really)

SIY

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Just so's I'm clear, the case you want to hedge against is there being some visible cue that the tested is using to differentiate
Yes, it's already been shown that there's an easily measurable spectral difference, and that difference can be seen rapidly. From there, it's pretty straightforward to see a dozen ways to use non-auditory cues. A good magician could probably come up with a couple dozen more. Like I said, I'm semi-knowledgeable but not a pro.

there's a point where you have to decide whether you're taking this as an experiment presented in good faith by an earnest (if, IMO, mislead in some of his views) person, or an attempted deception.
I have no opinion, but data from a solidly-controlled experiment would drive me one way or another.
 

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Again, this can't preclude cheating. You being there in person wouldn't be able to conclusively preclude that unless you fully controlled the signal chain and switching setup. But there's a point where you have to decide whether you're taking this as an experiment presented in good faith by an earnest (if, IMO, mislead in some of his views) person, or an attempted deception.

Yep, that's basically it.
 
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