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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 #664: Future of HEOS

10/12/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Kevin for his donation, and our 86 Patreon Patrons. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmHygozk In the news: Amazon Music HD uses SD, HD, and UHD to describe audio: https://is.gd/8gzEmGIt’s the first streaming music service to offer albums in Dolby Atmos: https://is.gd/J3I8I1And Ted M. asks if Atmos is available on any devices other […] The post AV Rant #664: Future of HEOS appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:01:55

AV Rant #663: Anti-Money Grab

10/4/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are David for his donation, and our 86 Patreon Patrons. Pictures shown in this episode:https://flic.kr/s/aHsmHpt5g6 In the news:– Monoprice Monolith THX Tower for $850 each: https://is.gd/YjnYDh– Monolith THX Tower w/ Atmos-enabled, upward-firing drivers built-in for $1,000 each: https://is.gd/B9eweo – NEXTGEN TV is the official CTA name for ATSC 3.0: https://is.gd/1kOqTl – Oculus Quest VR […] The post AV Rant #663: Anti-Money Grab appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:09:40

AV Rant #662: Canadian Bleeps

9/27/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 88 Patreon Patrons, including James W. from the UK, and also Byron S. for telling SVS and KEF we sent him their way, and David G. & Francis A. for letting Tom know about the overlapping promos in our audio-only versions the past few weeks. Pictures shown in […] The post AV Rant #662: Canadian Bleeps appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:51:41

AV Rant #661: 2.35 to SUCK!

9/20/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 88 Patreon Patrons, as well as AJ and Carl for letting Rob know he messed up last week’s live video feed. Pictures shown in this episode:https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGRGGFh In the news:– LG is adding NVidia G-Sync to C9 & E9 OLED TVs: https://is.gd/8BtQKk– Via Karl R. – Apple TV+ will support 4K, […] The post AV Rant #661: 2.35 to SUCK! appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:04:16

AV Rant #660: Open Up! AV Police!

9/13/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Tom, Paul, and Stefan for their donations, as well as our 87 Patreon Patrons, including: Josh V., Bastian from Germany, and Justin B. We also thank Tue for his additional website help, and Tom K. for mentioning us to SVS when he bought a PC13-Ultra. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGRGGFh […] The post AV Rant #660: Open Up! AV Police! appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:09:37

AV Rant #659: Ignore at Your Peril

9/6/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 86 Patreon Patrons, as well as Carlton B. for helping Tom and Clint with our website bandwidth issues, and Terry G. for talking us up to SVS when he bought a PC-2000 from their outlet store. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGFUKm3 Lee Overstreet is our guest co-host this week. […] The post AV Rant #659: Ignore at Your Peril appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:04:00:34

AV Rant #658: Flour Sack Art Attack

8/30/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 85 Patreon Patrons, and Tom D. for letting Elite Home Theater Seating and Accessories4Less know that his purchases were thanks to us; and, he also shares the story behind his movie posters that were hand-painted on flour sacks in Ghana. Pictures shown in this episode:https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGwqT3e In the news: – […] The post AV Rant #658: Flour Sack Art Attack appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:02:36:26

AV Rant #657: Smaller Screen is the Answer

8/23/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 85 Patreon Patrons, as well as Jainan S. and James C. both for talking us up to Accessories4Less. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGjemvX Catch Tom’s guest appearance on AVNation’s ResiWeek Podcast 185: https://avnation.tv/podcast/resiweek-185/ In the news:– Via Michael and Karl – Disney+ launches Nov. 12 in the USA, Canada, and […] The post AV Rant #657: Smaller Screen is the Answer appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:02:55:39

AV Rant #656: Get Thee Room Treatments

8/16/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 85 Patreon Patrons, as well as Carlton B. for offering to help us with our website bandwidth issues, and Sammy C. for letting Accessories4Less and SVS know we sent him their way. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmG7kbze In the news:- Disney announced their Disney+, Hulu (with ads) & ESPN+ […] The post AV Rant #656: Get Thee Room Treatments appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:43:19

AV Rant #655: Better Off with Paradigms

8/9/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 84 Patreon Patrons, including DJ and Brandon, and Terry G. for talking us up to Accessories4Less when he bought a KEF HTF8003 from them. 0:01:07 Tom welcomes a new pet to his family! Pictures shown in this episode:https://flic.kr/s/aHsmFS6Pbh In the news:– Jeremy Kipnis, creator of the Kipnis Studio Standard, […] The post AV Rant #655: Better Off with Paradigms appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:57:56

AV Rant #654: How do you feel about lamps?

8/2/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are Stefan, Brandon, Brian, and Tim for their donations; our 83 Patreon Patrons; Andy A. for mentioning us to GiK Acoustics; and, Thomas T. for talking us up to Gary Yacoubian and the SVS team at a live event. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmFCLMGG In the news: From SDCC:– The Orville […] The post AV Rant #654: How do you feel about lamps? appeared first on AV Rant.

Duration:03:42:12

AV Rant #653: Smart Home DIY with Richard Gunther

7/26/2019
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Our Listeners of the Week are our 83 Patreon Patrons. Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmFskD8i Our special guest co-host this week is DIY home automation expert Richard Gunther. You can listen to Richard’s podcasts: – Home: On: https://www.thedigitalmediazone.com/category/podcasts/home-on– Entertainment 2.0: https://www.thedigitalmediazone.com/category/podcasts/entertainment-20– The Smart Home Show: http://feeds.feedburner.com/soundcloud/scvz– Let’s Talk About Thrones:...

Duration:02:01:22

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