AVexcel - Episode 100

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AVexcel - Episode 100
Recorded on February 28, 2019. 
Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron 

The rundown: 
- Episode 100
- Samsung's best 4K TV
- The Disc is Dead
- Streaming audio goodness
- Robert's Tools of the Trade
- Ceiling speakers
- What we're watching
- 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 38

Recorded on March 7, 2017 

Patrick Norton and Robert Heron are listening to the home theater goodness 

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

Exciting the senses

Pat's electrostatic adventures

AV 101: Electrostatic loudspeaker

Sonos PLAYBASE

  • Sound-base design
  • ~2.3 inches high
  • 10 speakers
    • Class D drivers for each
    • 6 mids
    • 3 tweeters
    • 1 sub
  • $700

LG W7 Wallpaper OLED

  • An all around better OLED
  • Superb HD reproduction
  • New 2-pt HDR calibration
  • ~20ms HDR game mode
  • 65-/77-inches

And then some...

What we're watching

Gaming goodness

Thank you

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Episode #016

Welcome to episode 016 of the AVexcel podcast

Our Patreon supporters make AVexcel possible, and every bit helps

This week Patrick Norton and Robert Heron assist with the home theater goodness

E3 Expo and WWDC went down this week

Robert appreciating the glory of DOOM

New Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray releases

Checking the top torrents (tor)

The death of the Xbox One DVR

Apple's WWDC coverage via The Verge

  • New Apple TV/tvOS apps & updates
  • Sling TV
  • Fox Sports Go
  • NBA 2K
  • Minecraft Story Mode
  • Sketch Party
  • tvOS has 6,000 apps - 1300 video related
  • App to feature-match Siri Remote
  • YouTube voice search
  • Single Sign-on
  • Live channels

Apple's Home for iOS 10

Robert doings

AVexcel doings

  • Play Store coming soon
  • We grow on the support of our audience
  • Thanks to everyone who has sent us an email, tweet, Reddit, and/or positive thought

Dave wants to know if he can enjoy UHD Blu-ray on his PC

@josefabres0600 wants to optimize TV's contrast setting

  • Using DVD/BD player as source device
  • Quick contrast setup
    • Reduce contrast to 50%
    • Increase until peak white levels disappear/change color
    • Reduce contrast to return detail/minimize color shifting

Matt in North Carolina asked about adding Bluetooth audio support

Francois is looking for a 46" 4K TV recommendation

XBox One S

Email us your comments and questions

We love our supporters

The AVexcel sub-Reddit is a great place for group interaction

We thrive with our audience's participation - thank you

Enjoy

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Recording date: June 13, 2016

Episode #005

In this overflowing episode

We thank you for listening to our longest episode (yet!)

As always, we'd love to hear from you. Contact us via email at ask@avexcel.com

Also, please follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.

The AVexcel sub-Reddit is another great place for group interaction.

And, we'll be adding additional show support methods for folks who prefer an alternative to Patreon.

Enjoy!

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Recording date: January 21, 2016