AVexcel - Episode 97

AVexcel - Episode 97
Recorded on November 29, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- California burning
- Great deals galore
- LG's updated TV chip
- JDS Labs Atom Amp
- Favorites in UHD Blu-ray
- Pat's projection tune up
- Activo CT10 digital audio player
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 96

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AVexcel - Episode 96
Recorded on November 8, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- Great deals on great gear
- Foldable displays are a thing
- Black Friday approaches
- Projectors vs TVs
- Contrast without sacrifice
- When to recalibrate
- 12-bit video sources
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 95

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AVexcel - Episode 95
Recorded on November 1, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- Post-Halloween cool-down
- Epson Home Cinema 4010
- Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
- Dolby Atmos on Amazon Prime Video
- Red Dead Redemption 2's faux HDR
- Tekton's Impact Monitor Theater
- Pixel 3 initial impressions
- YouTube Premium
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 94

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AVexcel - Episode 94
Recorded on October 25, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- In search of great 4K
- Vizio P-Series Quantum
- Emotiva BasX A-100 amp
- Show me your HTPC setup
- Contrast without sacrifice
- Calibration explanation
- The Best 4K HDR TV
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 93

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AVexcel - Episode 93
Recorded on October 11, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- Samsung Q900 8K TV reviews
- Sony A9F OLED impressions
- HDMI bandwidth follow-up
- The new Chromecast
- Rocky Mountain Audio Fest
- Projector lamp life
- In search of good TVs
- What we're watching
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 92

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AVexcel - Episode 92
Recorded on October 4, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- The Dude in 4K UHD
- Caavo's new Control Center
- Samsung's 85-inch 8K TV
- LG C8 OLED sale
- Netgear's Orbi speaker
- Badass entry-level audio gear
- DIY 4K Kaleidescape
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 91

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Recorded on September 27, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- Supersized TV bargains
- The sweet iPhone XS
- Oculus Quest
- WTF is Qobuz...
- Chromecast Audio = impressive
- The "Best" TV...
- LG video processor shootout
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 90

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Recorded on September 20, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- IFA/CEDIA highlights
- LG's 8K OLED
- Epson Pro Cinema 4050/4010
- JVC's goes native 4K
- Sony's latest 4K projectors
- IMAX Enhanced AV gear
- DP's Insight Laser 8K demo
- So many new sweet speakers
- About those new amps...
- ...and music streaming apps
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 89

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Recorded on August 30, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- Sonos Amp-age
- Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM3
- Samsung 8K TVs
- New Sony and JVC 4K projectors
- Sennheiser's sweet buds and bar
- Robert's headphone amp/dac
- Cooling the hot HT
- Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 88

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Recorded on August 23, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Samsung 8K TV
  - Pat's recent viewings
  - CEDIA 2018 preview
  - TV as a center channel speaker
  - Auto-calibration hell
  - Pat's favorite headphone
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 87

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Recorded on August 3, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Cooling Summer heat
  - Sony Master Series TVs
  - Vizio P-Series Quantum TV
  - HDTVTest's TV Shootout results
  - Amazon soon streaming ATMOS
  - Finding a video calibrator
  - DIY subwoofers
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 86

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Recorded on July 12, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Dolby Vision on Xbox
  - HDMI audio extraction
  - Sonos adds AirPlay 2
  - Sennheiser HD1 review
  - Value calibration hardware
  - World Cup streaming snafu
  - 4K calibration discs
  - Beach party boomboxes
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 85

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Recorded on July 5, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Add a shelf to your TV
  - Netflix ULTRA
  - Samsung TVs going FreeSync
  - All about the nits
  - Google Home in Home Theater
  - HDR10+ compatibility
  - Pat's 'Brass Against' obsession
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 84

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Recorded on June 28, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Samsung OLED TV rumors
  - Balanced audio cables
  - DNS rebinding
  - LG laser 4K projector
  - Preamp usage
  - OLED burn-in
  - JVC projector calibration
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 83

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Recorded on June 15, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - CES 2019 countdown
  - TCL 6-Series update
  - World Cup 2018 in 4K
  - Hisense's new LCD
  - IMDB's tech specs
  - Waiting for HDMI 2.1
  - 4K HDMI cables/switches
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 82

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Recorded on June 7, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Sonos Beam soundbar
  - Amazon Fire TV Cube
  - Hands-on 2018 TVs
  - Vizio's Fathers' Day Sale
  - Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller
  - In search of DSD recordings
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 81

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Recorded on May 31, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Premium LCD quirks
  - Display Week 2018
  - Quantum dot tech update
  - AR/VR display updates
  - Nuraphone's BT headphone
  - Bluewave's GET
  - Help selling your gear
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 80

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Recorded on May 10, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - 2018 TV reviews
  - Caavo Entertainment Assistant
  - Screen size vs room size
  - Chroma subsampling
  - Patreon Hangout details
  - In search of subwoofer outputs
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 79

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Recorded on May 3, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - May 4th festivities
  - Tuning room sound
  - Affordable speaker cable options
  - Big TV bargains
  - Budget AVR upgrade
  - Drop-down TV mounts
  - ATSC 3.0 follow-up
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 78

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Recorded on April 26, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Proof of life
  - JVC RS540 first impressions
  - 2018 TCL P-Series arrives
  - Subwoofer positioning
  - Dedicated music streamers
  - Film restorations
  - ATSC 3.0 privacy concerns
  - Knowing when to upgrade
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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