Timothy Knudtson wrote: >> To four decimal places, Audio Class 1.0 satisfies 100% of the Windows >> users in the world. > > Where does this number come from? The problem is sheer volume. There are a billion Windows machines in the world. How many really need to use USB Audio 2 devices right now? Maybe 1,000? Maybe 10,000? 999,990,000 out of a billion is 100%, to four significant digits. That's the problem Microsoft faces. They need to make sure all of the corporate secretaries in the world can listen to Michael Bolton through iTunes. 16-channel 192 kHz audio is cool, but there just isn't widespread business demand for it yet. -- Tim Roberts, timr@xxxxxxxxx Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.