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

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

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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

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English


Episodes

AVexcel - Episode 102

5/16/2019
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AVexcel - Episode 102 Recorded on May 2, 2019. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - GoT exposes contrast woes - GOOG and AMZN playing nicer - Disney+ is coming - Qobuz brings hi-rez audio - HDMI best practices - For those who rent discs... - Shade vs Hue - In search of 4K PiP - 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...

Duration:00:40:34

AVexcel - Episode 101

4/23/2019
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AVexcel - Episode 101 Recorded on April 5, 2019. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - 2019 TVs - Roku Channel adds HBO - Record Store Day - Apple TV app - Big screen TV deals - Video calibration basics - MakeMKV vs 4K Blu-ray - To DAC or not to DAC - 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:01:01:08

AVexcel - Episode 100

3/11/2019
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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 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:00:38:17

AVexcel - Episode 99

3/4/2019
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AVexcel - Episode 99 Recorded on February 8, 2019. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Getting into the groove - UltraViolet is closing shop - Display Week 2019 - Samsung's OLED screens are coming - CES 2019 highlights - Disney's streaming adventure - Favorite 2018 TV deals - New projector lust - Air Motion Transformers - What we're watching - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank...

Duration:00:56:56

AVexcel - Episdoe 98

2/11/2019
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AVexcel - Episode 98 Recorded on January 17, 2019. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Looking at 2019 - Pat's acoustic-wonder screen - Never speak of Chromecast Audio again - Dogs and Cats living together - Your speaker/headphone stuff - Whatabout #CES2019 - You need a projector - LCD, LED, OLED, PDP, and CRT - Your excellent feedback & questions AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for...

Duration:00:50:06

AVexcel - Episode 97

12/9/2018
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AVexcel - Episode 97 Recorded on November 29, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - California burning - Great deals galore - LG's updated TV chip - JDS Labs Atom Amp - Favorites in UHD Blu-ray - Pat's projection tune up - Activo CT10 digital audio player - 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:00:54:53

AVexcel - Episode 96

11/22/2018
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AVexcel - Episode 96 Recorded on November 8, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Great deals on great gear - Foldable displays are a thing - Black Friday approaches - Projectors vs TVs - Contrast without sacrifice - When to recalibrate - 12-bit video sources - 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:00:42:10

AVexcel - Episode 95

11/11/2018
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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 AVexcel is 100% powered by our awesome crew of Patreon supporters - thank you! Visit the AVexcel website for...

Duration:00:38:09

AVexcel - Episode 94

11/5/2018
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AVexcel - Episode 94 Recorded on October 25, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - In search of great 4K - Vizio P-Series Quantum - Emotiva BasX A-100 amp - Show me your HTPC setup - Contrast without sacrifice - Calibration explanation - The Best 4K HDR TV - 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:01:01:29

AVexcel - Episode 93

10/20/2018
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AVexcel - Episode 93 Recorded on October 11, 2018. Hosts: Patrick Norton and Robert Heron The rundown: - Samsung Q900 8K TV reviews - Sony A9F OLED impressions - HDMI bandwidth follow-up - The new Chromecast - Rocky Mountain Audio Fest - Projector lamp life - In search of good TVs - 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...

Duration:01:01:58

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...

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