It’s a second episode in one week! Playing some catch up here. Rob is joined by Lee Overstreet to tackle our backlog of questions after a week off. Sony is trolling us. And Zappiti has new media player models.
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00:00:00 – Intro & Listeners of the Week
Our Listeners of the Week are our 131 Patreon Patrons, including Karl M. & Martin, as well as Vincent for sending Rob an Amazon gift card.
And we greatly appreciate the notes of gratitude and encouragement from: BJ, Bertrand, Yuri, Bob, Ariel, Karl, Martin, and Blake. Thank you to everyone for continuing to listen!
In the news:
00:09:57 – News: Sony Perfect for PS5
Right after finally updating X900H TVs to support VRR (except…not really): https://is.gd/gM2OHM
Sony announced their Perfect for PlayStation 5 marketing plan: https://is.gd/UuLKkD
2021 Bravia XR TVs and some older models will get two new features, but are still waiting on VRR: https://is.gd/mVj6an
And Auto HDR Tone Mapping is nice, but not a Dolby Vision replacement: https://youtu.be/UJrWSuREBCo
00:16:32 – News: 2020 LG OLEDs get 120Hz Dolby Vision
While Sony markets and waits, LG OLEDs check all the HDMI 2.1 boxes: https://is.gd/vmB0xF
00:18:53 – News: – New Zappiti players (& MakeMKV)
Zappiti Neo, Reference, and Signature bring Dolby Vision and HDR10+: https://www.zappiti.com/our-products
– What is LibreDrive: https://is.gd/J7GmcH
– How to flash the firmware of a UHD optical drive, or just buy one that’s ready to go: https://is.gd/p8x9TW
00:29:39 – Comment: Gurinder suggests Andover Mills rug
We discussed black paint, velvet, and carpet. But if you want a Jet Black rug, the Andover Mills Marsily might be it: https://is.gd/VipN7d