AVexcel - Episode 62

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Recorded on November 18, 2017. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Vandersteen Model 5A Carbon
  - Xbox One's HDR Fix
  - Black Friday picks
  - TVs, projectors, sound
  - The best OLED deals
  - More HDR streaming
  - Burning Amp
  - Atmos calibration
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 61

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Recorded on November 9, 2017. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Apologies for the 3D printer noise
  - Logitech Link Fix
  - DisplayMate's iPhone X report
  - Shopping for a new TV
  - Movies Anywhere
  - VR headset pricing
  - Sound meter setup
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 60

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Recorded on October 12, 2017. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Amazing Stories returns
  - Defining an audiophile
  - Calibrating surround speakers
  - Dolby Vision optimization
  - Sound meter settings
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 59

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Recorded on October 5, 2017. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron  

The rundown: 
  - New Roku gear/updates
  - Google's best phone
  - Schiit's sweet tone control
  - Line level output redux
  - Bias in AV testing
  - Your excellent feedback & questions

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AVexcel - Episode 58

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Recorded on September 28, 2017. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron  

The rundown: 
  - Dolby Vision vs HDR10 visuals
  - Amazon grows Alexa family
  - An OLED bargain
  - HDMI splitters and switches
  - Vinyl adventures
  - Amp rating rabbit hole
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 57

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Recorded on September 20, 2017. 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - ATMOS upgrade options
  - Noise-canceling earphones
  - An excellent mobile DAC/Amp
  - HULU + Spotify super deal
  - CEDIA 2017: amps/procs
  - Projection aspect ratios
  - Low-latency 4K TVs
  - Constant-beamwidth transducers
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 56

Recorded on September 14, 2017. 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Apple TV goes 4K
  - CEDIA 2017 roundup
  - New laser projectors
  - Sweet looking screens
  - Superb speakers for all
  - Useful AV gear
  - Cordcutting grows
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 55

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Recorded on September 1, 2017 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 

  - CEDIA 2017
  - Great cables
  - Samsung's new OLED
  - LG's new superphone
  - 24-bit vs 16-bit recordings
  - HDR10+ brings dynamic metadata
  - A great free CD ripper
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 54

Recorded on August 24, 2017 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 

  •   Post-eclipse glow 
  •   LG's new Dolby Vision 4K Blu-ray player 
  •   Roku ruling the world 
  •   CD archiving app of choice 
  •   4K UHD streaming gear 
  •   TV moving/installation tips 
  •   Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 53

Recorded on August 17, 2017 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 

  • Netflix vs Disney 
  • Star Trek Discovery 
  • MQA on Tidal 
  • Apple going 4K 
  • Canon does color in the dark 
  • Excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 52

Recorded on July 21, 2017 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron

The rundown:

  • A Tidal rant
  • Traveling with good AV
  • CEDIA - a favorite trade show
  • Answering your awesome questions
    • Video compression
    • Searching for great OLED deals
    • TV speaker upgrade on a budget
    • Bigger screen TVs
    • Rear-channel speaker options
    • Your first Blu-ray movie
    • Headphones for everyone

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AVexcel - Episode 51

Recorded on July 21, 2017 

Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron

The rundown:

  • Affordable HDTV reception
  • Dolby Cinema's milestone
  • Tweeter upgrades
  • The people's UHD TV
  • Answering your awesome questions

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AVexcel - Episode 50

Recorded on July 14, 2017 - Patrick and Robert celebrate a milestone with details of Alexa on Android TV, VR's increasing affordability, a little AV101 with LOUDNESS, an interview with the quantum dot masters at Nanosys, and so much more!

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AVexcel - Episode 49

Recorded on July 7, 2017 - Patrick and Robert celebrate Disney’s first UHD Blu-ray release, pit QLED vs. OLED, witness vinyl's resurgence, consider exotic speaker components, prepare themselves for Cord Cutting Day, and so much more! 

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AVexcel - Episode 47

Recorded on June 22, 2017 

Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are embracing the home theater goodness 

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The tingly bits

Thank you for your support of AVexcel

Pat soaks in Focal

Your great communications

Christian's archiving discs

Tyler needs a good headphone cable

@KBraunPhoto needs surge protection

@cousin_dave's Pioneer Home AV sighting

Robert's LUT adventures

Happy birthday, dear Quake

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AVexcel - Episode 46

Recorded on June 15, 2017 

Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are building the home theater goodness 

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The tingly bits

More 4K projection

AV101 - a quiet base

  • Quiet rooms make for better listening

Sweet Q&A

OTA adventures

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AVexcel - Episode 45

Recorded on June 9, 2017 

Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are igniting the home theater goodness 

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The tingly bits

Pat's Buffy-o-rama

Your awesome feedback

AV101

Eyeballs on...

Listening time

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AVexcel - Episode 44

Recorded on June 1, 2017 

Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are absorbing the home theater goodness 

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The tingly bits

You asked

Patrick Norton's super-interview w/Audeze co-founder and CEO, Sankar Thiagasamudram

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AVexcel - Episode 43

Recorded on May 25, 2017 

Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are modding the home theater goodness 

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The tingly bits

Sweet Q&A

Headphone design redux

Final words

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