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Hosted by Tom Andry (of Audioholics) and Rob H., this team answers your questions about home theater and AV.

Hosted by Tom Andry (of Audioholics) and Rob H., this team answers your questions about home theater and AV.
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Hosted by Tom Andry (of Audioholics) and Rob H., this team answers your questions about home theater and AV.

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Episodes

AV Rant #613: Stacking Small Subs

10/19/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Brannon for his donation, our 73 Patreon Patrons, and Shawn W. for letting RBH know his Impression Series R-515 Center speaker purchase was because of our recommendation. In the news, the first IMAX Enhanced Ultra HD Blu-ray titles have been announced, and they’re also the first HDR10+ discs. Nick B. recommends the headphone […] The post AV Rant #613: Stacking Small Subs appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:38:02

AV Rant #612: THX Certified Podcast

10/12/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Thomas and Kenneth for their donations, as well as our 72 Patreon Patrons. In the news, SVS launched their Prime Wireless products, including the $600/pair Prime Wireless Speakers and $500 Prime Wireless SoundBase. And Microsoft announced their $350 wireless, active noise-cancelling Surface Headphones to compete with the current top pick: Sony’s WH-1000XM3. Older Marantz AV […] The post AV Rant #612: THX Certified Podcast appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:53:06

AV Rant #611: A Love Letter To Mark Waldrep

10/5/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Michael for his donation, our 72 Patreon Patrons, Rob W. for letting SVS know his PC-2000 subwoofer purchase was our recommendation, and Tue for helping us track down our website’s bandwidth problems. In the news, Donald G. let us know about Monoprice’s Class D stereo amp and wall-mountable stereo amp. Facebook announced the Oculus Quest […] The post AV Rant #611: A Love Letter To Mark Waldrep appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:54:35

AV Rant #610: Un-Super Tweeters

10/1/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Iris for her donation, as well as our 72 Patreon Patrons, including Bradford T. In the news, the Sony PlayStation Classic mini console will launch Dec. 3 for $100. Samsung released a final Evolution Kit for their TVs in response to complaints. Amazon announced a whole bunch of Echo devices. And Aperion Audio earns our […] The post AV Rant #610: Un-Super Tweeters appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:57:01

AV Rant #609: Krell is Alan Thicc

9/21/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Richard B. and Jeff B. for their donations, our 70 Patreon Patrons, Heath B. for talking us up to his calibrator, and Tue for offering to help us figure out why our website keeps exceeding its bandwidth limits. Check out Fearless Mobile Climbing for Tom’s mobile rock climbing wall events! In the news, Apple […] The post AV Rant #609: Krell is Alan Thicc appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:46:00

AV Rant #608: Rob Is Ridiculous

9/14/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Chad and Brian for their donations, our 68 Patreon Patrons, including Ilango, and Miguel for telling HSU that his VTF-2 MK5 subwoofer purchase was because of us. In the news, JVC, Sony, Epson, and other projectors were announced at CEDIA. Emotiva says their 9.1.6 RMC-1 Processor is shipping this year, but they’re already talking about […] The post AV Rant #608: Rob Is Ridiculous appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:02:27

AV Rant #607: Left Wall Open Room Layout

9/7/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Brannon M. for his donation, our 67 Patreon Patrons, and Noah L. and Abhue F. for letting us know that our podcast feed wasn’t updating on Google Play. In the news, Sony has a new 4K projector lineup, JVC announced their new 4K lamp-based projectors, and Epson announces the […] The post AV Rant #607: Left Wall Open Room Layout appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:40:29

AV Rant #606: SVS 3000 Series Confirmed

9/1/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Marc for his donation, our 68 Patreon Patrons, including Ron W. who also talked us up to SVS CEO Gary Yacoubian at a live event. Thank you! In the news, SVS has removed the Plus Series of subwoofers from their website, but they all but confirmed for us on Twitter that a […] The post AV Rant #606: SVS 3000 Series Confirmed appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:46:51

AV Rant #605: We Love Atmos?

8/24/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 67 Patreon Patrons, as well as James C. for helping Tom with some merch for Fearless Mobile Climbing. In the news, a large group of companies have formed the HDR Gaming Interest Group and laid out a Best Practice Recommendations for Game HDR Creation document. Andrew S. suggests locking your streaming device to 60 […] The post AV Rant #605: We Love Atmos? appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:10:19

AV Rant #604: BenQ EW3270U Review

8/17/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 65 Patreon Patrons, including Brandon W. and Patrick P. Tom reviews the BenQ EW3270U computer monitor with HDR and DCI-P3 color support. In the news, Screenwriter John August has a list of popular movies that cannot be found anywhere online, and a recommendation to use JustWatch.com to check if any online service offers the […] The post AV Rant #604: BenQ EW3270U Review appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:45:45

AV Rant #603: Troubleshooting HDMI

8/10/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 62 Patreon Patrons, including John S. In the news, Nathan D. sent us word about the new miniDSP SHD Series stereo pre-amps with Dirac and Volumio built in. And HDMI LLC announced new Active Cable certification and eARC compliance testing. Allen G. corrected Rob’s description of which variables have an effect on the […] The post AV Rant #603: Troubleshooting HDMI appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:46:04

AV Rant #602: The One Where Rob Almost Died

8/3/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Robert for his donation, our 61 Patreon Patrons, including Jorge S., Michael I. for letting HSU know he bought a VTF-3 MK5 HP subwoofer because of our recommendation, and Ash for creating our new 600th episode logo and lower third graphics for us! In the news, Vizio launched their flagship P-Series […] The post AV Rant #602: The One Where Rob Almost Died appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:07:42

AV Rant #601: Just One More Inch

7/27/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Cory, David, Michael, and Earle for their donations, along with our 61 Patreon Patrons, and also Bob B. for talking us up to Optoma, and Rob M. for telling Acoustic Panels Canada that he heard about them from us. In the news, Emotiva released their Stealth Series PA-1 Class D Monoblock Amplifier with 140 […] The post AV Rant #601: Just One More Inch appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:51:09

AV Rant #600: No NAD!!!

7/23/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Andrew for his donation, as well as our 61 Patreon Patrons, and Kris Petrin once again for providing the Insteon Hub for last week’s giveaway, and now offering to help on Twitter – @KrisPetrin – with anything Xbox, Windows, or Insteon-related. In the news, Xbox One S/X will be getting […] The post AV Rant #600: No NAD!!! appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:25:19

AV Rant #599: Just Joshin’

7/13/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Chad for his donation, along with our 60 Patreon Patrons. Congratulations to the winner of our Insteon Hub giveaway, Joshua A.! And our thanks once again to Kris P. for providing the Insteon Hub. In the news, Karl R. forwarded the announcement that Sonos is going public with the […] The post AV Rant #599: Just Joshin’ appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:42:45

AV Rant #598: Olé, Olé Olé OLED

7/10/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Justin B. and Nathan D. for their donations, along with our 62 Patreon Patrons, and Kris P. for providing the Insteon Hub that we will give away next week! Tom is away on vacation in Puerto Rico, so Lee Overstreet joins Rob H. as our guest co-host this week. […] The post AV Rant #598: Olé, Olé Olé OLED appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:14:35

AV Rant #597: Tom Sandwich

6/28/2018
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Insteon Hub Giveaway – This is your last chance to send an email directly to Tom and let him know why you’d like a free Insteon Hub. June 30, 2018 is the cutoff date. Our thanks to Kris P. for providing an Insteon Hub for this giveaway! Our Listeners of the Week are our 61 Patreon […] The post AV Rant #597: Tom Sandwich appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:36:15

AV Rant #596: Jurassic Park DTS:X Review

6/23/2018
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Insteon Hub Giveaway – email Tom directly by June 30, 2018, and let him know why you’d like to have an Insteon Hub. One lucky person will be selected. Our thanks to Kris P. for providing the Insteon Hub for this giveaway! Our Listeners of the Week are Zachary for his donations, our 61 Patreon […] The post AV Rant #596: Jurassic Park DTS:X Review appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:37:35

AV Rant #595: Computers Be Dumb

6/15/2018
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Insteon Hub Give Away: Listener Kris P. sent us an Insteon Hub to give away. If you would like it, email Tom directly (if you don’t already know his email address, we say it during the podcast intro every week. And if you email a different address about this giveaway, we’ll know you weren’t listening! […] The post AV Rant #595: Computers Be Dumb appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:27:56

AVRant #594: Three Sub’s a Crowd

6/8/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Stephen, Jaremy, and Joseph for their donations, our 61 Patreon Patrons, Jason D. for telling SVS we were the reason for his PC-2000 subwoofer purchase, Kris P. for providing an Insteon Hub that we’ll be giving away, and James C. for offering to put Tom’s Fearless Mobile Climbing logo on some merch. […] The post AVRant #594: Three Sub’s a Crowd appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:42:53