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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.

1440p Resolution

What Is 1440p Resolution (1440p RES) Between Full HD and 4K, the QHD or 1440p resolution is a high-quality resolution. High-definition video is becoming more popular on computers and smartphones, but it is not commonplace like 1080p or 4K video. 1440p resolution is the shortened nomenclature for 2560x1440p and it is a high-definition video standard …

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Pioneer TV Review 2021

Pioneer TV 4K Review 2021 One of our first articles was the review of the iconic Pioneer Kuro. In 2021, the brand Pioneer appeared again in the TV market with the 4K device we will review here. There is a second iteration in March 2022 and that is the one we are lucky to study …

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Marantz SR7009 Review

Marantz SR7009 Review With the Marantz SR7009 (1), the Japanese hi-fi manufacturer Marantz supplies us with a 9.2 (9 speakers + 2 subwoofers) (2) (5) AV receiver (4). The optionally black or silver-gold amplifier is equipped for some multimedia functions (3) such as DLNA streaming with its nine power amplifiers (6) with 200 watts (7) each, …

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What Is Dirty Screen Effect

What Is Dirty Screen Effect And How To Solve It? As a result of the current sharp drop in prices in LCDs (3), LEDs, (1) (2) we see that TVs and monitors are nowadays manufactured with visible issues (9) such as clouding, banding, and dirty screen effect. These defects, specifically the dirty screen effect, are …

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Wilson Audio TuneTot Review

Wilson Audio TuneTot Review: The Best Bookshelf Loudspeaker…..For A Price… This is a review of the bookshelf loudspeaker Wilson Audio TuneTot. The US-American luxury manufacturer Wilson Audio (1) is famous worldwide for its uncompromisingly floor-standing speakers (5) for precision, dynamics (4), and sound (2), which thanks to the AS housing (3) are extremely heavy and …

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Onkyo TX-RZ820 Review

In the AV receiver segment (2), manufacturers and customers are always looking for the best ratio of features and price (1). With the Onkyo TX-RZ820, the Japanese manufacturer (5) is trying to mix a device in terms of multi-room, streaming, and video capabilities (3) (4) with a piece of solid amplifier equipment with nine power …

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Firewire To HDMI

Is There Such a Thing as a Firewire To HDMI cable? We discuss here the connection of Firewire to HDMI cable, adapter, or converter (3). Firewire, iLink, and 1394 are the different names for a bus for serial data transfer (2) (4). 1394 is the name of the IEEE standard (1). FireWire is the corresponding …

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