AVexcel - Episode 101

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AVexcel - Episode 101
Recorded on April 5, 2019. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- 2019 TVs
- Roku Channel adds HBO
- Record Store Day
- Apple TV app
- Big screen TV deals
- Video calibration basics
- MakeMKV vs 4K Blu-ray
- To DAC or not to DAC
- What we're watching
- Your excellent feedback & questions

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AVexcel - Episode 63

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Recorded on December 1, 2017. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
  - CES 2018 is coming
  - Samsung’s 150-inch “TV” 
  - HDMI 2.1 approaches
  - Roku TV surprise
  - New OLED materials
  - The joy and pain of vinyl
  - iFi Micro iDSD DAC/amp
  - Your 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 

Our Patreon supporters make AVexcel possible, and we thank 'em all 

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

Thank you

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Episode #025

Welcome to episode 025 of the AVexcel podcast

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

Warm 4K fuzzies

  • Dearth, or not
  • Not so much wide-color/HDR

Speaking of Netflix 4K

New 4K Rokus

OLED is looking good

DisplayMate impressed with iPhone 7

  • Brightest display tech
  • Lowest reflectance
  • Superb Rec. 709/DCI color accuracy
  • "Visually Indistinguishable from Perfect"

Comcast X1 DVR getting Netflix

The lack of UHD PC monitors w/HDR

CEDIA Expo

Monoprice Monolith Line

PlayStation 4 Updates

Michael NotMike asked via Facebook if we know why there aren't more UHD BD players

We love Projector Central

seerpea asks about more HDR content

  • Wants more classics
  • Film has HDR potential
  • Financial incentives

Robert’s Comcastic adventures

  • @comcastcares on Twitter saves day
  • Replaced modem/router - both were fine
  • Line to house was culprit

What we're watching

  • Classic Star Trek on Netflix
  • Blu-ray goodness
  • Marco Polo
  • Captain America: Civil War

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Recorded September 26, 2016

Episode #019

Welcome to episode 019 of the AVexcel podcast

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

Epic late night enjoyment

HDR10 Update

Amplifications

New flix

4K Integral

  • HDR10 metadata injector
  • 2x2 matrix switch on steroids
  • Stylish dip switches

4K Roku TVs arrive

The randoms

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Note: check mic positioning

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Recorded June 27, 2016