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Product: SoundMan Xtrusio DSR-100
Company: Logitech
Estimated Street Price: $179.95
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction & OverView
2: Installation & Sound Quality
3: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for the Logitech SoundMan Xtrusio DSR-100 review.


Final Comments

How It Grades
  Installation: 85%
Design: 90%
Performance: 80%
Features: 80%
Bass: 85%
Overall Sound
Quality: 80%
Overall: 82%

This Logitech sound system is definitely a good choice. As usual Logitech unveils a stylish product with a nice design combined to relatively reduce overall dimensions. Compared to other sound kits, the Logitech XTrusio DSR100 offers several exclusive features like: the digital SPDIF connector that delivers a PCM Stereo sound without any distortion (habitually reserved for expensive kits), and the very handy ‘SoundTouch’ remote unit. Concerning the quality of the sound, this kit is worthy of Logitech’s reputation. It just works like a charm except when you exaggeratedly set the volume too high: in this case the sound will be saturated and too loud. This crippling limitation is quickly forgiven considering the quality offered by this neat designed system. Affordably priced at $180, this sound system combines an innovative design to an incredible sound, making it the perfect companion for every multimedia PC.



Specs & Package
Overall Score 82%
Version Reviewed Logitech SoundMan Xtrusio DSR-100
Release Date Available Now!
In the Box 1 Xtrusio SubWoofer,
4 Satellites,
Various connection cables (including SPDIF, adapters, analogue cables),
Getting Started guide,
1 CD with Power DVD.
The Good Points Nice & Original Design,
Great Manufacturing quality,
Good Bass Boomer,
Digital Connection Supported,
LIMAD Technology for clear sound,
Handy Remote Control with headphones plug.
The Bad Points At high volume sound can be saturated,
Obsolete version of PowerDVD provided,
No Surround with SPDIF connection.
Reviewers PC Setup

Pentium 4 1.7 Ghz
Intel D850GB Motherboard

Windows 2000 SP2
384 MB PC800 RDRAM w/ECC
DirectX 8
19" Sony Trinitron Monitor
Hercules 3D Prophet III 64Mb AGP 4x Graphics Card
Sound Blaster Live! Platinum 5.1
Adaptec 19160 Ultra SCSI card
Pinnacle Studio DV Plus
Pinnacle Studio PCTV USB

Microsoft TrackBall Explorer
Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro

DVD Pioneer 105s (16/40x)
Yamaha CRW2200E

PC Required Minimum System Requirements

Pentium 133 or higher processor
Sound Card with analogue or digital output


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