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AVexcel is your guide to the best in home theater gear and content - no matter what your budget is!
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AVexcel is your guide to the best in home theater gear and content - no matter what your budget is!

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Episodes

AVexcel - Episode 82

6/18/2018
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Recorded on June 7, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Sonos Beam soundbar - Amazon Fire TV Cube - Hands-on 2018 TVs - Vizio's Fathers' Day Sale - Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller - In search of DSD recordings - What we're watching - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this...

Duration:00:54:02

AVexcel - Episode 81

6/11/2018
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Recorded on May 31, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Premium LCD quirks - Display Week 2018 - Quantum dot tech update - AR/VR display updates - Nuraphone's BT headphone - Bluewave's GET - Help selling your gear - What we're watching - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this...

Duration:01:04:55

AVexcel - Episode 80

5/28/2018
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this...

Duration:00:49:16

AVexcel - Episode 79

5/19/2018
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Recorded on May 3, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - May 4th festivities - Tuning room sound - Affordable speaker cable options - Big TV bargains - Budget AVR upgrade - Drop-down TV mounts - ATSC 3.0 follow-up - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this episode...

Duration:00:48:45

AVexcel - Episode 78

5/10/2018
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download...

Duration:00:49:27

AVexcel - Episode 77

5/2/2018
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Recorded on April 19, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Robert's new headphones - Learning to listen - Pat's Caavo considerations - Streaming bitrates - ATSC 3.0 approaches - Avoid OLED burn-in - Atmos speaker upgrade - Tiny surround sound speakers - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the...

Duration:00:55:29

AVexcel - Episode 76

4/19/2018
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this...

Duration:01:08:05

AVexcel - Episode 75

4/9/2018
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Recorded on March 30, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Feel the HD Fury - ELAC Debut 2.0 preview - NuForce DDA-120 Amp/DAC - Cambridge Audio Edge series - Monoprice Monolith USB DAC - Streaming restrictions - Rythmik Audio subs - Calibrate everything - Dolby Vision Low-Latency - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact...

Duration:01:08:13

AVexcel - Episode 74

4/1/2018
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this episode...

Duration:00:41:35

AVexcel - Episode 71

2/19/2018
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Recorded on February 15, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - OTA antenna setup - Caavo next-gen remote - Thoughtful HomePod testing - Vizio TVs add Alexa - Smart TV security issue - Phase vs. Polarity - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this episode...

Duration:00:52:42

AVexcel - Episode 70

2/13/2018
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Recorded on February 8, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - 4K HDR Olympic options - ESPN's new streaming service - DirecTV Now upgrades - Subwoofer selections - Border crossing tips - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this episode page Detailed show notes for...

Duration:00:32:17

AVexcel - Episode 69

2/7/2018
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this...

Duration:00:53:00

AVexcel - Episode 68

1/23/2018
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Recorded on January 18, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - CES survival tips - 2018 4K TV details - CES audio highlights - CES prototype gear - Channel Master SMARTenna+ - Widescreen projection tips - What we're watching - Hangouts AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this episode page Detailed...

Duration:00:51:35

AVexcel - Episode 66

1/4/2018
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Recorded on December 28, 2017. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Welcoming 2018 - AI assistant deathmatch - Love/loath 2017 gear - Amazon Video on Android - Camera Color Capture - HDR10+ on Amazon - VESA's new HDR monitor spec - Big screen value TVs - Subwoofer recommendations - Tidal growth - Quantum dot update - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website...

Duration:01:00:16

AVexcel - Episode 65

12/19/2017
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Recorded on December 14, 2017. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Jedi doings - Disney absorbs 20th Century Fox - Fight for Net Neutrality - Live sports on Twitch - T-Mobile delivering TV - 2018 CES preview - HDR NHL from DirecTV - AACS 2.0 cracks - Phase error redux - Headphone amp/DACs - Holiday viewings - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for...

Duration:01:10:52

AVexcel - Episode 64

12/13/2017
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Recorded on December 8, 2017. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Amazon Prime comes to Apple TV - Best Dolby Vision Blu-ray players - Ohm configuration with amps/speakers - Post Black Friday bargains - Chris' great Schiit Audio - THX vs SMPTE viewing distances - OLED model differences - New color metric for CalMAN - Convincing a loved one to upgrade - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters -...

Duration:00:53:10

AVexcel - Episode 63

12/4/2017
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this...

Duration:00:59:59

AVexcel - Episode 62

11/20/2017
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Recorded on November 18, 2017. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Vandersteen Model 5A Carbon - Xbox One's HDR Fix - Black Friday picks - TVs, projectors, sound - The best OLED deals - More HDR streaming - Burning Amp - Atmos calibration - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this...

Duration:01:32:46

AVexcel - Episode 61

11/12/2017
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Recorded on November 9, 2017. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Apologies for the 3D printer noise - Logitech Link Fix - DisplayMate's iPhone X report - Shopping for a new TV - Movies Anywhere - VR headset pricing - Sound meter setup - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this...

Duration:01:09:30

AVexcel - Episode 60

10/17/2017
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Recorded on October 12, 2017. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Amazing Stories returns - Defining an audiophile - Calibrating surround speakers - Dolby Vision optimization - Sound meter settings - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for links, show notes, contact info, and more! Download the MP3 of this episode Link to this episode page Detailed show...

Duration:00:58:05