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Re: The advantages of poverty

The issue is one of audio compression on the Bluetooth link. It's not full, uncompressed 44.1kHz 16 bit stereo PCM.

A song stored in 44.kHz 16-bit WAV format is typically 40-50MB. However, most people will be listening to that song from an MP3 or AAC file, that was squashed down to 4MB or less using lossy compression. Bluetooth is not the weakest link in that signal chain.

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