KP: Love the name (I was in a folk group back in the 60's called Piglet's Revenge!). There are a lot of prior posts on this subject which you should check in the archives, but there are a lot of players now from Pioneer, Marantz (for example, my DV-18) and I believe Sony (the DVP9000 which also plays SACDs may have this capability) which will output a 24/96 signal from their digital output with a DVD-Video disc, such as he Classic and Chesky DADs. But you cannot at this time spin a DVD-A on these machines (they'll only play DVD's and the Classic and Chesky DADs), and the DVD-A machines will not output a 24/96 signal from DVD-A's (this is a software limitation--currently the DVD-A discs do not allow a 24/96 digital signal to be sent out by the player). SACD will not work on a DVD player unless the player also will play SACDs (it's a completely different laser), like the Sony unit above. And currently there is no universally accepted interface to pass a DSD signal from an SACD, although Accuphase and dCS have utilized their own interfaces for their products. Hope this is of some help.
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