AVexcel - Episode 102

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AVexcel - Episode 102
Recorded on May 2, 2019. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- GoT exposes contrast woes
- GOOG and AMZN playing nicer
- Disney+ is coming
- Qobuz brings hi-rez audio
- HDMI best practices
- For those who rent discs...
- Shade vs Hue
- In search of 4K PiP
- What we're watching
- Your excellent feedback & questions

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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 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 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 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 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 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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AVexcel - Episode 76

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

The rundown: 
  - OPPO Digital farewell
  - 2018 Vizio TV lineup
  - 4K broadcasting woes
  - CanJam SoCal 2018
  - Bias lighting follow-up
  - Calibration discs
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 74

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

The rundown: 
  - Bias lighting
  - Chuffing subs
  - New calibration gear
  - Tempting 2017 TVs
  - CanJam in Los Angeles
  - Universal content search
  - Projector setup
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 73

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Recorded on March 21, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - Rip all the discs
  - Blu-ray vs. Streaming
  - ELAC Debut 2.0
  - LG, Samsung, and Sony 2018 TVs
  - Upgrading to 4K
  - AVRs and Dolby Vision
  - Sub-$1500 4K projectors
  - What we're watching
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 72

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Recorded on March 9, 2018. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - The Mother of the MP3
  - Affordable OLEDs
  - Channel Master SMARTenna+ 
  - Samsung 2018 TVs revealed
  - LG 2018 OLED pricing/availability
  - 4K sports streaming
  - RF console adapters
  - Antenna combiners
  - Favorite movies
  - HDMI cable specs
  - Your excellent feedback & questions 

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AVexcel - Episode 69

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

The rundown: 
  - Super Bowl LII not in 4K
  - Olympics in 4K HDR
  - Apple's HomePod
  - OLED's videophile feature
  - Hisense's dual-laser projector
  - Projection screen quests
  - More CES highlights
  - 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 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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