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Warner Bros. Discovery is making big changes, particularly to HBO Max. ProjectorScreen and Projector Central had an Ultra Short Throw projector shootout with surprising winners. And we answer lots of questions, including prioritizing a huge list of potential upgrades.
Pictures shown in this episode:https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjA2myP
00:00:00 – Intro
Rob finished the 3rd season of The Orville: New Horizons. Tom watched Prey, and started The Sandman.
00:12:47 – Listeners of the Week
Our Listeners of the Week are Raf for his PayPal donation, plus our 139 Patreon Patrons, as well as Mario for his heads-up about Best Buy’s Sonance MAG6 in-ceiling speaker flash sale, and Seth for arranging our free tickets and promo code for the Audio Advice show.
Thanks also to Julian and Dane for sending photos with permission to use them on https://avgadgets.com/
And we appreciate the notes of gratitude for keeping the podcast going from: Matt, Ryan, Ilango, Julian, and Mark. Thank you to everyone for continuing to listen!
In the news:
00:17:16 – News: Warner Bros. Discovery Big Changes
Following their merger and new CEO taking over, there’s upheaval at Warner Bros. Discovery, with big impacts to HBO Max and its content: https://dcdr.me/3bKNK5q
00:30:49 – News: Ultra Short Throw Projector Shootout
ProjectorScreen.com and Projector Central hosted a UST projector shootout for 14 models under $6,500 with some surprising results: https://bit.ly/3PaEdCh
00:33:31 – Comment: Infinite Gary – Spade-to-Banana Adapters
A successful way around plastic guards on speaker binding posts: https://amzn.to/3SgOr74
00:33:40 – Comment: Ryan – Refurbished Epson Projectors
Returned his Optoma UHD55, picked up a refurb Epson 6040UB.
00:35:09 – Comment: Dan – Adjusting Sub Position
Shared the experience of listening to bass sweeps in different seats with his girlfriend.