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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 92

10/15/2018
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AVexcel - Episode 92 Recorded on October 4, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - The Dude in 4K UHD - Caavo's new Control Center - Samsung's 85-inch 8K TV - LG C8 OLED sale - Netgear's Orbi speaker - Badass entry-level audio gear - DIY 4K Kaleidescape - 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...

Duration:00:54:13

AVexcel - Episode 91

10/9/2018
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Recorded on September 27, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Supersized TV bargains - The sweet iPhone XS - Oculus Quest - WTF is Qobuz... - Chromecast Audio = impressive - The "Best" TV... - LG video processor shootout - 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:00:53:01

AVexcel - Episode 90

9/30/2018
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Recorded on September 20, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - IFA/CEDIA highlights - LG's 8K OLED - Epson Pro Cinema 4050/4010 - JVC's goes native 4K - Sony's latest 4K projectors - IMAX Enhanced AV gear - DP's Insight Laser 8K demo - So many new sweet speakers - About those new amps... - ...and music streaming apps - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel...

Duration:00:53:51

AVexcel - Episode 89

9/21/2018
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Recorded on August 30, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Sonos Amp-age - Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM3 - Samsung 8K TVs - New Sony and JVC 4K projectors - Sennheiser's sweet buds and bar - Robert's headphone amp/dac - Cooling the hot HT - 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:01:04:03

AVexcel - Episode 88

9/4/2018
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Recorded on August 23, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Samsung 8K TV - Pat's recent viewings - CEDIA 2018 preview - TV as a center channel speaker - Auto-calibration hell - Pat's favorite headphone - 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...

Duration:01:08:27

AVexcel - Episode 87

8/8/2018
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Recorded on August 3, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Cooling Summer heat - Sony Master Series TVs - Vizio P-Series Quantum TV - HDTVTest's TV Shootout results - Amazon soon streaming ATMOS - Finding a video calibrator - DIY subwoofers - 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...

Duration:01:09:31

AVexcel - Episode 86

7/18/2018
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Recorded on July 12, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Dolby Vision on Xbox - HDMI audio extraction - Sonos adds AirPlay 2 - Sennheiser HD1 review - Value calibration hardware - World Cup streaming snafu - 4K calibration discs - Beach party boomboxes - 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...

Duration:00:57:48

AVexcel - Episode 85

7/14/2018
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Recorded on July 5, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Add a shelf to your TV - Netflix ULTRA - Samsung TVs going FreeSync - All about the nits - Google Home in Home Theater - HDR10+ compatibility - Pat's 'Brass Against' obsession - 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...

Duration:00:56:55

AVexcel - Episode 84

7/6/2018
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Recorded on June 28, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Samsung OLED TV rumors - Balanced audio cables - DNS rebinding - LG laser 4K projector - Preamp usage - OLED burn-in - JVC projector calibration - 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...

Duration:01:08:09

AVexcel - Episode 83

6/30/2018
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Recorded on June 15, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - CES 2019 countdown - TCL 6-Series update - World Cup 2018 in 4K - Hisense's new LCD - IMDB's tech specs - Waiting for HDMI 2.1 - 4K HDMI cables/switches - 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:01:02:10

AVexcel - Episode 82

6/17/2018
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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

6/10/2018
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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

5/27/2018
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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

5/9/2018
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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 the...

Duration:00:49:27

AVexcel - Episode 77

5/1/2018
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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 MP3...

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 episode...

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 page Detailed...

Duration:00:41:35

AVexcel - Episode 73

3/28/2018
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Recorded on March 21, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Rip all the discs - Blu-ray vs. Streaming - ELAC Debut 2.0 - LG, Samsung, and Sony 2018 TVs - Upgrading to 4K - AVRs and Dolby Vision - Sub-$1500 4K projectors - 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:01:06:23