Fujitsu LIFEBOOK UH572 – The Music/Speaker Challenge

Music is an indispensable part of my life. While working on the tasks for the LIFEBOOK4LIFE project, I decided to go ahead and test the Fujitsu LIFEBOOK UH572 for music playback performance based on the music I like to listen.

To see the audio features of the device, you can see its datasheet

About audio we have the following:

  • Audio type: On board
  • Audio codec: Realtek ALC269Q-VB6 (HD audio)
  • Audio features: 2x built-in speakers (stereo), Support of high-definition audio, DTS BoostTM – maximizes acoustic power of your notebook by boosting perceived overall level of the mix Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks & DTS Boost is a trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

There is direct reference to the sound processing features but not direct detailed references to the speakers itself. As Hi-Fi aficionados say, it is the loudspeakers, not the player or the amplifier. So the questions is:

How do the speakers perform with different genres of music?

To perform the tests I decided to use recordings from so the same test could be repeated in different hardware too.

All the tests are done with 70% volume set to avoid any distortion or problems caused bu potentially a high volume level recording.

I should note that the comments below might be too subjective as I have a different ear sensitivity. I am too sensitive to high pitch sounds.

The pieces were first listened on an Dell Latitude E6410 to ensure that they are useful choices. The selection below represents the music I listen to these days…

Continue here to see the test results…

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