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

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

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English


Episodes

AV Rant #652: Your OBS Lips

7/19/2019
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SPECIAL NOTICE: If you have home automation questions, we’ll be talking with DIY home automation expert Richard Gunther from Home: On Podcast July 24, so send them in! Our Listeners of the Week are our 82 Patreon Patrons, including Brandon W. Brandon also let Accessories4Less know he heard about them from us when he bought some HEOS products. Pictures […] The post AV Rant #652: Your OBS Lips appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:10:18

AV Rant #651: At Least Three Subs

7/12/2019
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If you have home automation questions, we’ll be talking with DIY home automation expert Richard Gunther from Home:On July 24, so send them in! Our Listeners of the Week are Johann, Nick, and Chad for their donations, our 82 Patreon Patrons, including James C., and James C. also sent us Amazon gift cards for his “trifecta” of support. […] The post AV Rant #651: At Least Three Subs appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:00:54

AV Rant #650: Quoting Tom

7/6/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Joshua and Stefan for their donations, as well as our 82 Patreon Patrons. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEFq678In the news:– Jony Ive is leaving Apple: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/jony-ive-lovefrom/– DisplayPort 2.0 offers up to 77.4 Gbps: https://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1561624113– Roger B. Hassing retires as Todd A. Stewart takes over RBH Sound:...

Duration:03:36:14

AV Rant #649: Samsung TV’s for Gaming

7/1/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Jonathan R. for his donation, our 82 Patreon Patrons, including Rob and Carlton, and Anthony B. for telling Accessories4Less that his Focal Chorus 706 speaker purchase was our recommendation, and Mark R. for letting SVS know his dual PC-2000 subwoofer purchase was thanks to us. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEvDNPB […] The post AV Rant #649: Samsung TV’s for Gaming appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:29:40

AV Rant #648: Should You Calibrate Your TV?

6/21/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are David and Stephen for their donations, as well as our 82 Patreon Patrons. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEm9hnr In the news:– Samsung’s The Wall Luxury will be available to consumers in July: https://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1560408136– Value Electronics TV Shootout crowned Sony’s A9G OLED “King of TV”: https://www.highdefdigest.com/news/show/hdd-attends-2019-value-electronics-tv-shootout/44293– Dan suggests...

Duration:03:30:04

AV Rant #647: IMAX Enhanced is DEAD!

6/14/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Shannon, as well as our 82 Patreon Patrons, and Jason G. for talking us up to SVS when he bought a Prime Wireless SoundBase and an SB-1000 subwoofer. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEbNVXS In the news:– Via Carl – HDHomeRun Scribe and Servio OTA DVR solutions: https://www.cordcutters.com/you-can-now-order-hdhomerun-scribe-and-servio-boxes– Google Stadia is $10/month […] The post AV Rant #647: IMAX Enhanced is DEAD! appeared first on AV...

Duration:03:18:07

AV Rant #646: 6K Displays Are Here!

6/7/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 81 Patreon Patrons, including Travis, as well as Alvin for telling Accessories4Less his Onkyo TX-RZ730 Receiver purchase was thanks to our recommendation. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmE1XEaWIn the news:– Apple’s WWDC: Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/03/apple-wwdc-2019-most-important-news/– LG’s 88″ 8K Z9 OLED costs $30K: https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnarcher/2019/06/03/lgs-8k-oled-tv-now-on-sale/– 48″...

Duration:03:25:55

AV Rant #645: DIY Diffusion and You

6/1/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 82 Patreon Patrons, including Grant M., as well as Carl and Tap who both bought subs from SVS during their Memorial Day sale and let SVS know we recommended them. Photos shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmDRiRNR In the news:- Via Karl, Tap & Kris – Universal Music Group has partnered […] The post AV Rant #645: DIY Diffusion and You appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:10:40

AV Rant #644: Hanging Sub

5/24/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Jainan, Patricio, Terry, and Thomas for their donations, also our 81 Patreon Patrons, including Ilango, as well as Dan for sending us some Amazon gift cards, Miguel for telling Parts-Express his Triplett SPL Meter purchase was thank to our recommendation, and Tom for mentioning us to AV Science when he […] The post AV Rant #644: Hanging Sub appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:05:05

AV Rant #643: Sorry, Josh

5/17/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 80 Patron Patrons, including Mel, as well as Rob W. for letting SVS know his dual PB-1000 purchase was because of our recommendation, and Damien D. for mentioning us to Accessories4Less when he bought a Denon X4400H. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmyc94kb In the news:– Samsung rolled out the […] The post AV Rant #643: Sorry, Josh appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:06:03

AV Rant #642: We Got Bits on Bits, Baby!

5/10/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Adam for his donation, and our 80 Patreon Patrons. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmB4bTyp In the news:– Netflix announced high-quality audio: https://media.netflix.com/en/company-blog/bringing-studio-quality-sound-to-netflix– Samsung is launching The Sero, a vertical TV: https://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1556546165 – David F. thinks Software Defined Radio could solve gaming controller wireless range issues.- Billy...

Duration:04:15:06

AV Rant #641: AV Common Knowledge

5/3/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 79 Patreon Patrons, as well as Johnny D. who talked us up to RBH and Accessories4Less when he bought EP-SB earphones and a Denon X3400H, and Martin D. who’s also a fan of The Expanse and let Tom know season 4 is coming this summer on Amazon Prime […] The post AV Rant #641: AV Common Knowledge appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:17:43

AV Rant #640: Pentacle Of Advice

4/26/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Jacob for his donation, our 80 Patreon Patrons, including Jeremy, as well as Monty for talking us up to Accessories4Less, Ascend, and SVS, and Christian L. for offering his audio editing expertise. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmxBRE8Q In the news: – details about the PlayStation 5: https://www.wired.com/story/exclusive-sony-next-gen-console/– Logitech launches the […] The post AV Rant #640: Pentacle Of Advice appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:56:36

AV Rant #639: HYPE!

4/19/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 79 Patreon Patrons. Visit http://www.avrant.com/ and click on the cup of coffee if you’d like to donate via PayPal. Our thanks to Lee Overstreet for pinch hitting last week as our guest co-host. Pictures show in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmCuQURV In the news: All the details about Disney+. And you can finally […] The post AV Rant #639: HYPE! appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:36:05

AV Rant #638: Null Hypothesis Speakers

4/15/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Bryan W. for his donation and for being one of our 82 Patreon Patrons, as well as Keith for talking us up to Accessories4Less, and Jeremy Porter of Porter Edwards | Austin Hi-Fi Speakers who will donate $5 for each person who mentions AVRant to him at the Porter Acoustics booth […] The post AV Rant #638: Null Hypothesis Speakers appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:36:02

AV Rant #637: AV Rant vs Best Buy

4/5/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Virgil for his donation, our 81 Patreon Patrons, and David, Virgil, and Romaine for talking us up to Accessories4Less, Ascend, and RBH. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmbgsDRT In the news, TCL and Vizio are issuing firmware updates to add Dolby Vision from Xbox One S/X support to their TVs, […] The post AV Rant #637: AV Rant vs Best Buy appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:28:48

AV Rant #636: Marantz Wide Atmos

3/29/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Matt for his donation, our 84 Patreon Patrons, and Matt for talking us up to Ascend, SVS, and Gik, John S., Phil and Mario S. for mentioning us to Accessories4Less, and Curt for talking us up to his friend Andy and SVS. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmCjpoQG In the […] The post AV Rant #636: Marantz Wide Atmos appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:37:42

AV Rant #635: Fun With Harmony

3/22/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Tyler, Joseph, and Daniel for their donations, as well as our 84 Patreon Patrons, and Fred for talking us up to SVS. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHskT6nsA7 In the news, via Jason & Ted, Boston University researchers created a sound reflecting acoustic metamaterial: https://www.fastcompany.com/90316833/scientists-have-discovered-a-shape-that-blocks-all-sound-even-your-co-workers;...

Duration:03:58:06

AV Rant #634: Amplifier MMA

3/17/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Travis, Mark, Gary, Juan, Jonathan, Steve, Todd, Bastian, Matt F., Matt C., Kris, Yanick, John, Brandon, Peter, and Vincent – all of whom donated to the podcast and were eligible for our giveaway draw of a Philips Hue Starter Kit, kindly provided by James “House of Cards” C. Thank […] The post AV Rant #634: Amplifier MMA appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:50:23

AV Rant #633: Almost Better

3/8/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Travis, Mark, Gary, and Juan for their donations, as well as our 84 Patreon Patrons. GIVEAWAY: James C. has kindly offered to give away a Philips Hue 2-Bulb Starter Kit. Donate $5 or more to AV Rant before March 11, 2019. We will randomly select one donor’s name and put you in touch […] The post AV Rant #633: Almost Better appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:42:04