Episode #026

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This week Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are traveling for the home theater goodness

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DisplayMate goes gaga for LG OLED

  • 2016 LG OLED's breaking records
  • Lots to learn/study
  • Color accuracy, contrast, luminance, accuracy...
  • Lowest screen reflectance
  • Very fast response time
  • "Visually Indistinguishable from Perfect"

Google I/O 2016

The Internet of Crap

New firmware for Vizio M/P series TVs

  • Via Matthew McRae at Vizio
  • HDR10, PQ, ARC, PS4 fix and more
  • 4:4:4 fix "coming soon"

HBO's biggest premiere: Westworld

Bloomberg: Netflix to 50% self-produced

DThink Tweeted us about a Smart Antenna

@Ken_Addison wants Amazon HDR on a 2016 Vizio

Bobo's eyeing those sweet Monoprice subs

  • Using Denon S500BT w/2 sub pre-outs
  • Monoprice sub has L/R ins
  • Use the Left input on each sub

We love Projector Central

Plex Cloud

RedFox's regular discounts

David Pogue: digitize your tapes NOW

New Blu-rays this week

Doings and transpirings


  • Rocky Mountain Audio Fest
    • Public event, but not free
    • Zoo Audio
    • KEF
    • Audio Quest
    • DIA's Demon Stallion aka Blucifer
    • Head-Fi (dot ORG)
  • Dirac Live: real-time room correction
    • Not quite Get Smart's "Cone of Silence"
  • Pulling 12AWG speaker cable
  • Arc-fault circuit interrupters
  • Everything I love is being canceled
  • Agent Carter...Roadies...
  • Not canceled: GoT, Ballers, and Billions

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Recorded October 5th, 2016