Originally Posted by calv1n
My basement HT. (Click to enlarge all photos)
My ever changing equipment list is on my build thread for those interested (I'm to lazy to type it out again)
Looking back from screen.
Looking at the screen (With Flash)
Same photo with out flash
A look at the seats with the lights off. Blue LED cup holders and stair lights.
I also have 2 other HT's that I play the 360 and PS3 on
5.1 on main level
5.1 on upper level
My 3 nephews playing some Halo 3 on the 71"
wow that is all totally my style. The 73" samsung is nice. I have a 67" sam dlp in my main movie and tv viewing room (family room). ps3 hooked there too and use a Popcorn Hour for 1080p movies with DTS sound with def tech 7.1 surround setup and a nice Onkyo receiver with hdmi inputs.
Basement, I finished a year or 2 ago now and was already an expensive project and with a baby on the way I was trying to keep it it economical and practical so that it wasnt all just for a home theatre so I didn't go with a projector as I wasn't that into projectors then and felt for practicality that a nice 1080p tv would be better and I was going to be using the home theatre down there mostly for gaming while movies with the wife are in the fam room. That way in basement she couldn't hear my talking really loud on XBL from teh 3rd floor and that has worked out cus she used to hear me on the main floor from 3rd floor bedroom.
As it was the electrician had to talk me into in wall speakers in the basement HT as he said I mine as well now when they were doing drywall while I could where as later it would be more difficult. So I went with a Yamaha 6.1 in wall speaker setup and yam receiver down there which is booming enough for my gaming needs. I wanted an LEd so I just went with a 61" samsung led dlp which is great for 360 and wii and was the larges LED dlp at the time but now they have a 67" so I kind of want to go bigger down there though the seating is a little closer then my large fam room where i have the 67" so the 61" in teh basement gaming HT actually works size wise but i do have room for larger. instead of using the whole wall for a projector screen, I put floating cabinets for storage and practicality and a nice glass shelf above the tv. This works great for me and is a great secondary HT and gaming area.
But I always kind of wonder what I could have done with a projector setup and had a step up 2nd row seating and done a whole profesh av rack.
Maybe next hopefully larger house when kids are grown up or something but 1 is a handful for us and we will prob have a 2nd sooner or later.
Awesome set up though on all 3 floors and its mostly all my style.
When you are doing multiple rooms/floors it gets expensive. Multiple sets of receivers and speakes and everything.
Even in bedroom I have a 42" plasma about to upgrade to 47" and then a 42" lcd in home office so yeah its a lot. add a loft with tv, kitchen with lcd and even the babies room has a white wall mounted flat lcd on cantilever arm and ppl come over and think its the hosue of tvs but its all relative to who you compare to.
I just sold a plasma so i'm actually in the market for a new 1080p flat screen. Prob going to go with a philips ambilight model cus we have one in the bedroom we love and one at the beach.
I hope some day I can do a real HT similiar to yours. thanks for sharing.