David Susilo

Last Updated: 07/12/2017 08:50:01 AM EST

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David's Take: Everything You Need To Know About THX - Part 2

David's Take: Everything You Need To Know About THX - Part 2

Continuing fromĀ Part 1, this second article delves deeper into what you need to know about THX, and answers the most asked question I received from readers.

David Susilo Published: 07/12/2017 08:50:01 AM EST

 

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Hands-on Review: Sony UBP-X800 Universal Disc Player

Hands-on Review: Sony UBP-X800 Universal Disc Player

After nearly a year of rumours, a CEDIA sneak peak and a CES mock-up, Sony Canada finally released its highly-anticipated UBP-X800 universal disc player which is, as the name implies, truly universal. So I was excited to take it for a spin.

David Susilo Published: 07/05/2017 06:50:01 AM EST

David's Take: Everything You Need To Know About THX - Part 1 of 2

David's Take: Everything You Need To Know About THX - Part 1 of 2

The THX system is not a recording technology and it does not specify a sound recording format: all sound formats, whether digital (Dolby Digital, SDDS) or analog (Dolby Stereo, Ultra-Stereo), can be "shown in THX." THX is mainly a quality assurance system.

David Susilo Published: 06/28/2017 11:00:01 AM EST

Hands On Review: Cyrus Audio Cyrus One

Hands On Review: Cyrus Audio Cyrus One

When I lived in Australia, Cyrus was one of my dream brands to own. Cyrus Audio is a well-known British specialist audio company with a solid research and development team leading the charge toward the manufacturing of precision hi-fi equipment.

David Susilo Published: 06/21/2017 01:13:06 PM EST

David's Take: How To Choose An Entry Level Turntable

David's Take: How To Choose An Entry Level Turntable

Playing music on vinyl has remained popular among music lovers, especially within the audiophile community, but for the average customer as well. Vinyl is prized for its warm sound and faithful reproduction, and choosing to listen to music on vinyl means building a stereo system designed for the medium.

David Susilo Published: 06/14/2017 10:26:40 AM EST

David's Take: True 4K or Not True 4K, What is the Problem?

David's Take: True 4K or Not True 4K, What is the Problem?

Since the release of UHD, the debate as to whether a given release of a product with the technology is true 4K or not has been rampant on the forums.

David Susilo Published: 05/31/2017 08:30:02 AM EST

David's Take: The Need For Display Calibration

David's Take: The Need For Display Calibration

Display calibration helps home video displays deliver the best possible image quality. Most televisions and home video systems display wildly inaccurate images when first installed.

David Susilo Published: 05/24/2017 02:04:13 PM EST

Munich High End 2017: Highlights From Day Two

Munich High End 2017: Highlights From Day Two

As the Munich High End 2017 trade event gets underway, here are some highlights and notable products from Day 2.

David Susilo Published: 05/19/2017 09:20:01 AM EST

Munich High End 2017: Highlights From Day One

Munich High End 2017: Highlights From Day One

The Munich High End trade show kicks off today, but a littering a new product announcements have already begun to trickle in. Here are my picks of some the most interesting new products to be revealed.

David Susilo Published: 05/18/2017 08:54:09 AM EST

David's Take: Quantum Dot Technology and UHD

David's Take: Quantum Dot Technology and UHD

At one time or another, Sony, LG, and Samsung hailed Quantum Dot (or its variants) as the next big thing in LCD TV technology. I'm not here to argue the efficacy of the technology, but to explain "what is Quantum Dot?"

David Susilo Published: 05/17/2017 08:37:53 AM EST

David's Take: YesGo iPhone 7 Case Experience

David's Take: YesGo iPhone 7 Case Experience

I bought a YesGo case for my iPhone 7, based on an Amazon.ca main page suggestion, for $55. I bought it, quite honestly, as a stopgap solution until I could find a more permanent case.

David Susilo Published: 05/10/2017 12:22:40 PM EST


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