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ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 12:20 PM 05-03-2013
Look what just landed for our new ICE No1 system in London



DP4K-P :-)

ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 12:22 PM 05-03-2013
Plus a nice shiny Showvault. Just a standard item until the new custom ICE unit is ready.


ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 12:27 PM 05-03-2013
15.4 Pro Audio 3D sound system optimised for Auro 3d and yes that is a Stewart DC100 waiting for the Ultramatte surface


Reddig's Avatar Reddig 05:09 PM 05-03-2013
Frickin awesome!! Are those Genelec LCRs in the baffle wall? How bigs your screen btw?
IAMPADDY's Avatar IAMPADDY 12:02 AM 05-04-2013
They are Professional Home Cinema Speakers, you may have seen them used in Cineramax's last project. Pretty amazing speaker systems: http://www.professionalhomecinema.com/.

I believe this is the preview screening room for Genesis Technologies bid for Ultra High End Home Cinema clients through there new cinema design platform called ICE http://ice-cinema.com/

Looks Fantastic and I wish them every success. Got all the right ingredients and industry partners.
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 01:27 AM 05-04-2013
Hi Paddy

Correct on the speakers although the company has changed name to Pro Audio Technology a year or so ago.

As you note we have formal backing from a number of the biggest names in the industry plus a dedicated showroom facility just outside London.

It would be great to see you there for a demo!

Neil
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 01:31 AM 05-04-2013
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How bigs your screen btw?

Just a hair over 4m visible width but 2.0 aspect as that allowed us to fill as much of the wall as possible and is a close match to the approx 1.9 aspect of the DP4K-P
IAMPADDY's Avatar IAMPADDY 05:16 AM 05-04-2013
On your ICE Website you mention a 15 Seat Ice Screening Room with a ProAudioTech 103kw behemoth of a system, would you be able to divulge any info as to its setup and configuration? I am just curious, should I ever win a the Euromillions. The Lawrence of Arabia Cinema looks amazing, is that a live project?
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 12:26 PM 05-04-2013
It's actually two questions in one!

That room has been designed as a "showcase" room for a middle eastern client. As a showcase he was unsure on the number of seats to go for hence the original design as shown on the site. The smaller number of seats allowed us to push the performance and limit the floorspace to allow a two channel room to also go in.

The audio system is obviously designed around PRO Audio Tech speakers and amps and DataSat processing giving support for everything except Atmos.

Surrounds are all 2215 models and you can see their planned locations in the Lawrence cinema. The elaborate ceiling allows to incorporate all of the various height channels thanks to the flexibility of the 2215.

The goal is to deliver consistent performance regardless of the size of the space hence the result we can deliver in ICE No1 which is a relatively compact 7.5x5x2.3m approx.
Reddig's Avatar Reddig 12:10 PM 05-07-2013
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Originally Posted by IAMPADDY View Post

They are Professional Home Cinema Speakers, you may have seen them used in Cineramax's last project. Pretty amazing speaker systems: http://www.professionalhomecinema.com/.

I believe this is the preview screening room for Genesis Technologies bid for Ultra High End Home Cinema clients through there new cinema design platform called ICE http://ice-cinema.com/

Looks Fantastic and I wish them every success. Got all the right ingredients and industry partners.

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Originally Posted by ceenhad View Post

Hi Paddy

Correct on the speakers although the company has changed name to Pro Audio Technology a year or so ago.

As you note we have formal backing from a number of the biggest names in the industry plus a dedicated showroom facility just outside London.

It would be great to see you there for a demo!

Neil

Aww yes I know that brand from Cineramx yes. They look to be quite the performers. Awesome!
Reddig's Avatar Reddig 12:11 PM 05-07-2013
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Just a hair over 4m visible width but 2.0 aspect as that allowed us to fill as much of the wall as possible and is a close match to the approx 1.9 aspect of the DP4K-P

Excellent thank you!
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 04:34 PM 05-18-2013
ICE No1 will have its full Auro 3d installed early next week and can't wait. We have been really surprised by the benefits of upmixed 9.1 (PLIIz) and expect an even better experience when the effects fill the entire height space rather than being front loaded.
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 04:25 PM 05-21-2013
Auro 3d all installed today and upmixing all content to suit our 15.4 layout.

I claim world first residential theatre with full support for a latest generation 3D audio system!!! ;-)
CINERAMAX's Avatar CINERAMAX 04:48 PM 05-21-2013
Duly noted, congrats...
waterm3732's Avatar waterm3732 05:18 PM 05-21-2013
So the 3-axis motion seats and 1-20hz infrasonic sub: D-box and Thigpen (or whatever it's called) rotary sub respectively? Thanks, Paul
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 12:18 PM 05-23-2013
I fnally have a chance to upload the shots here. We have been stunningly impressed with the Auro 3D experience, for me this adds more to the party than 3D video at this stage.





ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 06:15 AM 06-06-2013
We are filling out the documentation and data on the site. The Barco DP4k-ICE data sheet can be downloaded here: http://ice-cinema.com/press/DP4K-ICE.pdf

And look out for an amazing piece of press from our technical partner Stewart Filmscreen.
LJG's Avatar LJG 06:40 AM 06-06-2013
Neil:

Looks amazing, especially the ice cube, any more details on that?
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 03:11 PM 06-06-2013
Hi Lon

When we started this process we knew one of the challenges would be the noise and heat put out by the projector. You need a big housing and hence the ICE-Cube was born.

Rather than have a big functional but ugly box we have run with a fully custom solution with equipment storage, integrated air handling and full power management. The design lets you have some fun - the blue light effect from the cinema is picked up all over our cube and the LEDs pulse on and off. The stuff in the cube is the heartbeat of the system hence the beat of the lights...you get the idea. Functionally the lights switch to red when playback is happening which is great for showroom (or show off) application.

The housing is dark acrylic which allows the projector to be seen while keeping some mystery. As another touch, we back project on to the acrylic the ICE logo and some other bits. Yes our projector housing contains another projector simply to allow us to back project a logo!!!

Remember that ICE means individual cinema experience. Everything is tailored to the client and project requirements meaning the ice cube would be tailored to fit the project whilst retaining the required technical elements.

The cube pictures need to be watermarked so I will get some on here next week.

Neil
CINERAMAX's Avatar CINERAMAX 09:10 PM 06-08-2013
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I fnally have a chance to upload the shots here. We have been stunningly impressed with the Auro 3D experience, for me this adds more to the party than 3D video at this stage.





When I was assessing implementing AURO on my moons two things complicated things.

Is the processor integrated into the Datasat now or do you still rely on the outboard PC unit? Particularly challenging (since I wanted to use it mostly in the upscale mode) was the fact that the AURO PC boots into cinema mode and every time that you would fire the system you would have to grab a mouse and select 5.1 to 12.? UPSCALING on the computer. The automation of that seemed a bit complicated. You could leave the pc on, but it would eventually reset.

The other issue I found trouble with is that the system uses speakers up high and down on the floor, in a movie theater there is room, but on a stadium seating reverse trapagon home cinema there is no room for the rear floor speakers, the workaround I could not visualise.

I am sure your system rocks, but you are essentially leaving those channels out, ye?
ceenhad's Avatar ceenhad 02:08 PM 06-09-2013
Hi Peter

Ill mail you with details. You will be happy with the options.
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