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B. Ludwig

I am Bob. I work as an audio engineer and audio technician. I work in mastering and arranging bridges in existing songs and the arrangement and orchestration of the chorus. In Planet HiFi I test gear for a couple of days and write a review. I also write about AV topics, amplifiers, speakers, and headphones.

PCM vs Passthrough

PCM vs Passthrough When we were discussing the PCM vs Bitstream settings in the LG TV, the Passthrough topic came up when we arrived at more complex architecture landscapes such as the ones we have in the home theaters arrangements. Audio PCM vs Passthrough is an important discussion only if you want to use your …

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PCM vs Bitstream LG TV

PCM vs Bitstream For LG TV In our guide about the PCM vs Bitstream discussion, we recommended that we should simply select “Auto” when working in a landscape with LG TV devices. That argument in the guide might have sounded too simplistic because a home theater landscape can become quite complex and there are many …

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PCM vs Bitstream Atmos

Bitstream vs PCM For Dolby Atmos The success of Dolby Atmos forces us to deviate from my orthodox position in the PCM vs Bitstream discussion. One factor is that PCM cannot actually handle Atmos. The other factor is that almost all current consumer audio home systems, have a function “Auto”, so they will select automatically …

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PCM vs Bitstream For Soundbar

PCM vs Bitstream For Soundbar The PCM vs Bitstream decision for a soundbar differs from the standard PCM vs Bitstream discussion, as the introduction of a soundbar in our technical landscape obliges us to make decisions in relation to the enablement of Dolby Atmos and the channels of the soundbar (2.1 vs 3.1 and over, …

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PCM vs Bitstream For Samsung TV

PCM vs Bitstream For Samsung TV In our main guide about the discussion PCM vs bitstream, we have determined that this selection only really matters in some architectures, one of them being the Samsung TV. Therefore, I describe here specific settings for the definition PCM vs bitstream for Samsung TV devices. They have just two …

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Is 1440p 4K

is 1440p 4k There is a complete analysis of the 1440p resolution in this article. This is only to answer the question of the forums and in our own comment section: is 1440p 4K? is easy to answer: 1440p is not 4K because while 1440p is 2560×1440 QuadHD, 4K resolution is 3840×2160 QuadFullHD. Related Articles …

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Steam Deck

Steam Deck Review The Steam Deck is a handheld console designed for PC gamers to access and utilize their Steam library when they are untethered from their main computer. Steam Deck Specs The steam deck is equipped with an AMD APU combining a Zen two CPU with an RDNA 2 GPU. That RDNA 2 GPU …

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1440p 60FPS

1440p 60FPS We have studied the 1440p resolution thoroughly here. This is an analysis of a very common configuration 1440p at 60 frames per second. For this, we need to understand the combination of CPU ad GPU. Is 60FPS At 1440p Good? 1440p 60 FPS is a standard framework for high-performance video depiction combining a …

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