We feature LG’s Ultra Short Throw projector lineup. Lots of questions about subwoofers. Rob got to meet one of our favorite listeners and supporters in person. And wouldn’t you know it, HDMI-CEC strikes again!
Pictures shown in this episode: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzWh6L
00:00:00 – Intro
Tom and Rob both watch Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and finished up Obi-Wan Kenobi. Rob watched Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. And Tom watched The Bear.
00:17:32 – Listeners of the Week
Our Listeners of the Week are Kevin, Michael, Bill, and Aras for their PayPal donations, plus our 139 Patreon Patrons, including Bertrand and Daniel, as well as Bertrand and Clint DeBoer for helping sort out our email issues, Dale P for talking us up to AudiMute, Infinite Gary for mentioning us to Rythmik, and Dale “Lt Sulu” for telling his local Sherwin Williams store about us.
Dale P, Mike, and Bill all sent photos with permission for Tom to use them on https://avgadgets.com/
And we appreciate the notes of gratitude for keeping the podcast going from: Bertrand, Dale P, Daniel, Dale “Lt Sulu”, and Mike. Thank you to everyone for continuing to listen!
00:23:06 – Meetup with Herb from Cross-Spectrum Labs
Rob got to have dinner with Herb from CS Acoustics & Cross-Spectrum Labs, and you get to hear all about it!
In the news:
00:29:13 – News: Netflix with Ads Confirmed
A new, lower-priced tier will bring ads. Existing tiers remain ad-free: https://bit.ly/3Acvtro
00:29:44 – News: SVS SoundPath UHS HDMI Cables
Fully certified 48 Gbps Ultra High Speed HDMI Cables from SVS: https://bit.ly/3nt5fJE
00:31:29 – News: LG UST Projector Lineup
LG has three new Ultra Short Throw Projectors, all with frame-by-frame Dynamic Tone Mapping for HDR: https://bit.ly/3NuURf9
00:39:03 – Comment: Nathan – CTA Audio & Video Guidelines
More published guidelines for setup, this time from the Consumer Technology Association: https://bit.ly/39ZQURQ
00:41:03 – Comment: Mike – Unexpected CEC
Mike sought the advice of the Twitter hive mind. Rob got him to check an unexpected HDMI-CEC culprit.