Tom is away this week, under hurricane evacuation order. So Lee Overstreet is here to pinch hit for us. And Rob’s already makeshift setup gets even whackier as he records from his car! Obviously, audio quality is suspect this week.
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00:00:00 – Intro & What We Watched
Rob watched the first episode of Andor, and has thoughts about its frame rate. Lee watched 1917 and Things to Come.
00:11:19 – Listeners of the Week
Our Listeners of the Week are our 138 Patreon Patrons, as well as Dale P for sending Rob an Amazon gift card.
We also appreciate the notes of gratitude for keeping the podcast going from: Dale, Aras, Jim, Gurinder, Dale P, Dazz, Matt, Luke, Greg, and Nathan. Thank you to everyone for continuing to listen!
In the news:
00:17:33 – News: Official Denon & Marantz AVR Lineups
New Receivers and a Pre-Pro were officially announced, with the rumors of HDMI 2.1 switching, and (future) Dirac support all proving true. We also dig into the good (dedicated tactile transducer output) & bad (“directional” subs) options afforded by those four subwoofer pre-outs.
– Denon: https://bit.ly/3RiGtbJ
– Marantz: https://bit.ly/3ChDpbK
00:30:55 – News: Google’s Project Caviar
Alternatives to Dolby Vision & Atmos “based upon existing codecs”: https://bit.ly/3fvuZog