David Susilo

Last Updated: 06/21/2017 01:13:06 PM EST

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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

 

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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

David's Take: The Importance of Good Customer Service

David's Take: The Importance of Good Customer Service

A good (or bad) customer service experience can make or break a company. It's no longer primarily about the product, especially not in the world of consumer electronics.

David Susilo Published: 05/03/2017 09:16:12 AM EST

David's Take: The Ups and Downs of Purchasing 4K Blu-ray Media

David's Take: The Ups and Downs of Purchasing 4K Blu-ray Media

Every person and his uncle claims that sales of physical media is on a decline. Perhaps that's the case in terms of percentage of sales, but not in sales numbers. In fact, in looking at the first nine months following introduction of the format, sales of UHD 4K Blu-ray discs have actually surpassed the sale of regular Blu-ray discs by a rate of two-to-one, according to Blu-ray Forum statistics.

David Susilo Published: 04/26/2017 09:14:24 AM EST

Hands-on Review: Pioneer Elite SX-S30 2-Channel UHD Receiver

Hands-on Review: Pioneer Elite SX-S30 2-Channel UHD Receiver

For the longest time, I haven't been happy with my TV's sound. Who is anyway? There are several options to get around this. You could get a soundbar/soundbase, which I have in my bedroom. But this can often mean a compromise in sound quality for music listening (though it's more than acceptable for movie watching). Plus, I still need to connect my turntable, run my music from a USB key, and listen to Australia's Boom Radio from TuneIn.

David Susilo Published: 04/25/2017 10:20:01 AM EST


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