[QUOTE=roadworker;2703658]I think that they’re desperate,and wanna try a new business model.
The audiophile with the decent 5.1,7.1 or whatever audiosystem will probably buy it,while the other half (or kids) can use the .mp3’s on their devices.[/QUOTE]
Not if they price it similarly to DVD-Audios, which were over 20 bucks a pop for albums that by in large, any audiophile worth their salt had in other formats anyways.
[QUOTE=roadworker;2703658]The high-res audio can’t be ripped (ATM )while giving paying costumers the opportunity to use a crippled backup on any other device…[/QUOTE]
This is the same crapola they pulled with DVD-A and SACD’s. They specifically crippled any digital audio out so they couldn’t be copied. What was that line about insanity? “Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result”.