Podcast – AV Rant
By Tom Andry
About this podcast
Hosted by Tom Andry and Rob H., this team answers your questions about home theater and AV.

Episodes (Total: 52)
July 21, 2017 · 02:14:49
Our Listeners of the Week are Luke for his donation, and Nathan for placing his order with Rythmik and letting them know we recommended their subwoofers. In the news, we’re hoping to put together a subwoofer setup video series with Producer Austen and some help from SVS. Aiming for dual subs like the ones being […] The post AV Rant #547: Subwoofer Anti-Vaxxer appeared first on AV Rant .
July 14, 2017 · 01:34:36
Our Listeners of the Week are John, Jason, Kenny, Adam, and Bob for their donations. We also want to thank Bob for mentioning us to Accessories4Less when he made his Denon AVR-X1200W AV Receiver purchase, as well as Nathan W. for letting Rythmik know we recommended their subwoofers to him. In the news, the Denon […] The post AV Rant #546: Not Literally appeared first on AV Rant .
July 12, 2017 · 02:08:32
Our Listeners of the Week are Russell C. and Ian E. for their donations, as well as David B. for mentioning us to SVS when he bought his PC-2000 subwoofer, and Scott B. for mentioning us to HSU when he bought his uncle a VTF-2 Mk.5 subwoofer. Tom is away this week, so Lee Overstreet […] The post AV Rant #545: Big Fan of Strippers appeared first on AV Rant .
July 1, 2017 · 02:07:25
If you would like to be a Listener of the Week, visit AVRant.com and click on the “Support AV Rant” link to donate to the podcast. In the news, SVS Prime Elevation Ceiling Mount Inserts provide a more secure overhead installation. Tate L. mentioned the new lineup of Pioneer and Pioneer Elite AV Receivers with Dolby Vision pass […] The post AV Rant #544: Projector Placement and You appeared first on AV Rant .
June 23, 2017 · 02:00:05
Our Listeners of the Week are David, Kris, and Tate for their donations, as well as Monty for letting Oppo know we “nudged” him into buying a UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and Mark for mentioning us in his SVS Featured Home Theater write up. Check out our video version on the AV Rant Podcast […] The post AV Rant #543: Trainwreck Pickle Slap appeared first on AV Rant .
June 16, 2017 · 01:47:32
Our Listeners of the Week are Jose S. for writing to SVS to let them know his Prime Bookshelf and Ultra Center speaker purchase was largely due to our advice, and Will T. for writing to Accessories4Less to let them know his Marantz SR6011 AV Receiver purchase as an AVRant recommendation. In the news, Apple […] The post AV Rant #542: HDMI Port Serial Killer appeared first on AV Rant .
June 9, 2017 · 02:21:05
Our Listeners of the Week are Mark, Vincent, Nathan, and David for their donations. Mark and Nathan also let SVS and Cross-Spectrum Labs know their recent purchases were thanks to our recommendations. In celebration of AVRant’s 10th Anniversary, we welcome former co-host Liz back to the show! We get to catch up on what she’s been up […] The post AV Rant #541: Surprise Guest appeared first on AV Rant .
May 26, 2017 · 02:02:54
If you would like to be a Listener of the Week, visit AVRant.com and click “Support AV Rant!” In the news, Kris P. let us know that Xbox One S now supports Amazon Video in 4K and HDR. HD Guru posted a mostly positive LeEco uMax85 Ultra HDTV review. And the Denon X1400H and X2400H HEOS-capable […] The post AV Rant #540: Story of Proudness appeared first on AV Rant .
May 19, 2017 · 02:04:36
Our Listeners of the Week are Daniel, William, and Marc for their donations. In the news, TCL announced their P-Series LCD TVs with Roku, FALD, Dolby Vision, and low prices. Bill C. and Daniel M. both jumped on our advice from last week and bought themselves Harmony Hub-based remotes. Dan S. wants excellent 2.0 desktop […] The post AV Rant #539: Bro Fist Bump appeared first on AV Rant .
May 12, 2017 · 01:47:20
Our Listeners of the Week are Brandon and Tyrone for their donations, as well as James C. and Tara B. for telling Outdoor Speaker Depot and Accessories4Less that their purchases were thanks to our recommendations. In the news, Nick B. let us know that the Rythmik FV18 subwoofer and Outlaw Audio Ultra-X13 THX Ultra Certified […] The post AV Rant #538: A Coat for Every Seat appeared first on AV Rant .
May 5, 2017 · 02:08:57
Our Listeners of the Week are Christian and Michael for their donations, and also David B. and Justin B. for letting Accessories4Less and Emotiva know their purchases were thanks to AV Rant. In the news, James Gunn wants Disney to start supporting Ultra HD Blu-ray. Samsung, Hisense, and TCL form the QLED Alliance. And Vizio […] The post AV Rant #537: Fold Your Home Theater appeared first on AV Rant .
April 28, 2017 · 02:18:48
Our Listeners of the Week are Nate and Matt for their donations. In the news, the Oppo UDP-205 Ultra HD Blu-ray player focuses on analogue audio for $1,300. 2016 & 2017 Yamaha Receivers get Dolby Vision, HLG, and Tidal updates. Samsung and Amazon support HDR10+, but external HDR10+ sources will need HDMI 2.1 and updates. […] The post AV Rant #536: Over Your Head appeared first on AV Rant .
April 22, 2017 · 02:12:51
Our Listeners of the Week are Jim W. and Josh L. for their donations, as well as Nelson A. for contacting SVS to let them know we played a big part in his dual PB16-Ultra subwoofers purchase. In the news, the LG UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player is available now for $300, with Dolby Vision […] The post AV Rant #535: AV Addictive appeared first on AV Rant .
April 15, 2017 · 02:03:47
Our Listeners of the Week are Brad and Roberto for their donations, as well as Roberto’s call to Accessories4Less where he let them know that we sent him their way. In the news, Xbox One lossless bitstream audio pass-through is here, but only for Blu-ray discs so far. Xbox Project Scorpio tech specs were revealed. […] The post AV Rant #534: Save a Bunch or Spend it All appeared first on AV Rant .
April 8, 2017 · 02:25:10
Our Listeners of the Week are Gary and Kevin for their donations, and Kevin H. for letting SVS know he bought some Prime Satellite speakers from their Outlet Store because of our recommendation. In the news, Nathan D. sent us the announcement of the new Pioneer VSX-832 5.1 entry-level Receiver with Dolby Vision and 3.1.2 […] The post AV Rant #533: Bearers of Bad News appeared first on AV Rant .
April 1, 2017 · 02:15:05
Our Listeners of the week are Bob and Ilango for their donations, and Alan C. for including a mention of AVRant in his recent EBay auctions. In the news, Nathan D. was eager to spread the news that Ascend Acoustics Sierra Luna Satellite speakers are now completed and available to order. Samsung is promoting their royalty-free […] The post AV Rant #532: Neapolitan Rainbow Mid-range appeared first on AV Rant .
March 27, 2017 · 02:07:10
Our Listeners of the Week are Ted, Ryan, Geoffrey, and Joshua for their donations, as well as Bob L. and Kevin H. for letting SVS and APC, respectively, know that they bought their products thanks to AVRant recommendations. In the news, Denon announced new S-Series AV Receivers that bring HEOS to lower price points and […] The post AV Rant #531: 42″ Selfie Stick appeared first on AV Rant .
March 17, 2017 · 02:12:08
Our Listeners of the Week are Ed, Michael, Russell, and Alvin for their donations, as well as Kris I. and Bill C. for letting SVS, Parts-Express, and Accessories4Less know they bought products thanks to our recommendations. In the news, Denon released their HEOS AVR. And via Kris P., Onkyo explicitly mentions Dolby Vision compatibility with […] The post AV Rant #530: Be Like Rob appeared first on AV Rant .
March 11, 2017 · 02:05:31
Our Listeners of the Week are Michael (Mitch), Spotlight (Andy), Rob, and Paco for their donations. Lee Overstreet is our guest co-host this week. In the News, Dolby AC-4 is officially a standard audio format for ATSC 3.0. Tony K. noticed Spotify testing lossless CD-quality streaming. The UHD Alliance has a Mobile HDR Premium logo. […] The post AV Rant #529: Shiny Parts, Dull Parts appeared first on AV Rant .
March 4, 2017 · 02:04:21
Our Listeners of the Week are Daniel for his donation, Mark M. for alerting us to a problem on our website, and Heath for mentioning us to Aperion Audio when he ordered his Verus II Grand speakers and netted himself a 20% discount! In the news, Dolby Vision is now possible using software only, and […] The post AV Rant #528: Vastly Improved appeared first on AV Rant .