Welcome to a whole new year of your home theater and AV questions, answered! We recorded this episode prior to the first full day of CES 2022, so it’s only pre-CES news for this week from LG, Samsung, and JVC.
Pictures shows in this episode:
00:00:00 – Intro & Listeners of the Week
Our Listeners of the Week are Chris for his PayPal donation, plus our 133 Patreon Patrons, including Terry, Bertrand, and Chris H.
Chris also bought a screen from Seymour AV and let them know it was thanks to our recommendation.
00:08:18 – Old Dolby Diagrams
James dug up Dolby diagrams from 2001 that were a big help for Tom’s article on AVGadgets: https://avgadgets.com/everything-wrong-with-dolby-speaker-layout-diagrams/
– Dolby Guide to Home Theater 2001 PDF: https://docdro.id/ILW6sZH
And we appreciate the notes of gratitude for keeping the podcast going from: Brandon, James, Martin, Eric, Terry, Andy, Chris, Mark, and Bertrand.
Thank you to everyone for continuing to listen!
In the news:
00:11:37 – News: LG OLED.EX
Behind the scenes, LG Display is working to make OLED TVs brighter and lighter: https://avgadgets.com/lg-announces-the-next-gen-oled-ex/
– press release: https://is.gd/MM8ZWz
00:13:58 – News: LG A2, C2 & G2 OLEDs
Smaller, bigger, Evo, and Brightness Booster.
– HDTV Test coverage: https://youtu.be/4a1l6U3ajAY
– Digital Trends: https://youtu.be/6viyZaLF26A
– CNET: https://youtu.be/kyo48Xd0EFU
00:18:28 – News: Samsung QD-Display, Neo QLED & Micro LED
QD-Display was behind closed doors, Neo QLEDs get Atmos but not Dolby Vision, and Micro LED gets smaller.
– Eyes on QD-Display: https://is.gd/mfGfAp
– 2022 Neo QLED lineup: https://is.gd/Dv33NM
– Smaller Micro LED screens: https://is.gd/TZukW5
00:22:25 – News: JVC NP5 / RS1100 4K projector
The $7,000 lamp-based “entry-level” gets 4K/120 but no 8K e-shift: https://avgadgets.com/jvc-dla-np5-4k-rojector-ships-march-2022/
– Price increase coming in Feb: https://is.gd/w1SafR
00:26:06 – Comment: Michael – Eyes & Mics
Michael discovered surprising reasons why his TV started looking yellow, and his trim levels were way off.
00:28:16 – Comment: Jason – Denon X4300H passes Dolby Vision
Jason says his Denon X4300H passes through Dolby Vision from his NVidia Shield Pro just fine.