XRCD is not actually a “format” that requires special players or decoding. Rather, an XRCD conforms to the Red Book specification that defines the compact disc, making XRCD compatible with all CD players. XRCD is simply a mastering and manufacturing process that attempts to extract the highest possible sound quality from the CD format.
JVC has examined each step in the CD mastering and manufacturing processes and designed specific equipment to improve those processes. Every combination of equipment, connections, AC power regulation, clocking, mastering [Read More..]