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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 #621: Protection Mode and Hums

12/14/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Robert G. for his donation, our 76 Patreon Patrons, Jason Gregg an Greg, who both offered to give Tom’s brother a replacement PS3, and Boshko, who told SVS his dual PB12-NSD purchase was because of us. In the news, Karl R. let us know that Arcam has joined the IMAX Enhanced program. […] The post AV Rant #621: Protection Mode and Hums appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:45:46

AV Rant #620: Subwoofer Door

12/7/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Daniel and James C. for their donations, our 75 Patreon Patrons, including Jeff K. and James C., and Jonathan F. for letting RBH know he heard about their Black Friday sale from us, and James C., who completes his Listener of the Week trifecta by talking us up to SVS […] The post AV Rant #620: Subwoofer Door appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:41:53

AV Rant #619: All About RBH

11/30/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Terry and Jeff G. for their donations, as well as our 77 Patreon Patrons. And our thanks again to Lee Overstreet for guest co-hosting last week. In the news, the DCI (Digital Cinema Initiative) has an HDR Cinema draft specification ready for review and ratification. 0:14:37 Jon P. asks if he should […] The post AV Rant #619: All About RBH appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:34:36

AV Rant #618: SVS Prime Wireless Speakers Review

11/24/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 78 Patreon Patrons, and Jason G. for offering to help Tom’s brother with a PS3 replacement. Lee Overstreet is our guest co-host this week while Tom is away. 0:06:01 Rob kicks things off with his review of the SVS Prime Wireless Speaker System. In the news, SVS launched […] The post AV Rant #618: SVS Prime Wireless Speakers Review appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:37:15

AV Rant #617: Excelsior

11/16/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Sam for his donation, our 75 Patreon Patrons, and Jeff G. for letting AV Science know we recommended them when he bought his JVC DLA-RS540 projector. In the news, Karl R. informed us that Disney’s streaming service will be called Disney+ and launch in late 2019. And we share our thoughts on […] The post AV Rant #617: Excelsior appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:47:07

AV Rant #616: Lofty Home Theater

11/9/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Paul and Gregory for their donations, our 73 Patreon Patrons, Terry G. for talking us up to Projector People during his JVC RS540 purchase, Patrick S. for keeping on top of our Google Music feed, Tue for fixing our website (fingers crossed), and Lee Overstreet for guest co-hosting last week! […] The post AV Rant #616: Lofty Home Theater appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:10:50

AV Rant #615: Take Two

11/2/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 75 Patreon Patrons, and Infinite Gary for letting Blue Jeans Cable know we often recommend their products when he bought some speaker wire from them. Tom is away this week, so Rob H. is joined by guest co-host Lee Overstreet. In the news, independent film streaming service FilmStruck is shutting […] The post AV Rant #615: Take Two appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:14:22

AV Rant #614: Is Dolby Vision a Big Deal?

10/26/2018
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Our Listeners of the Week are Lemuel and Chad for their donations, our 74 Patreon Patrons, and Lemuel (again) for letting Accessories4Less know his Focal Little Bird and Super Bird speaker purchase was our recommendation. In the news, Vizio, TCL, and LG responded to the current state of Dolby Vision on the Xbox One S & X. […] The post AV Rant #614: Is Dolby Vision a Big Deal? appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:44:32

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