Which is better Hybrid or Single Layer

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  1. Wes Larkins

    Wes Larkins Stunt Coordinator

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    Hey

    Im wondering which is better Single Layer discs or Hybrid Discs, ive heard the single layer is better thats all that I have is single layer, no Hybrid Discs

    Also, are Hybrid Discs mainly other Record Companies other than Sony all of Sony's releases that ive seen are single layer


    are there any good pop SACD's out there other than Sony Releases, I know all about those
     
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    Rachael B Producer

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    Wes, if you could have single-layer discs that only play in SACD players or hybrid discs that also play in CD players too, which would you choose?
     
  3. Wes Larkins

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    Whatever is best I would probably go with SACD single layer, if those come with the best sound, If i wanted the album to play in a regular CD i would just go by that to play in the car or something.

    you have laserdisc's to ?
     
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    I've seen no evidence that the high-res layer of a hybrid disc sounds worse than a single-layer high-res disc.
     
  5. RobBenton

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    They hybrid and single layer sound the same the only difference is one will play in a regular cd player and one will not.
     
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    Hybrids are better, of course -- you get more for your money (SACD layer for high res music, and redbook CD layer for compatibility). The SACD layer of a hybrid should sound the same as a single layer.
     

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