WOW!!!......I cannot believe this is finally happening but my dream of putting together a home theater has commenced!
I researched and followed this forum for quite some time and finally flipped the switch.
I sought the guidance and advice of many here and began working on the build at the start of Sep, most recently with the assistance of Bob (Dark_Wizard). What a great guy, a quick note of thanks and props to you Bob for your help, patience and dedication of working with me......truly a master with construction and simply a great, honest guy.....I'm glad I found you!
Ok, here's my equipment/seats list to start off:
- JVC RS15
- DIY Anamorphic Lens
- Denon 3310CI
- Paradigm AMS-350 (LCR)
- Paradigm ADP-390 (SS)
- Paradigm AMS-150R-SM (RS)
- Velodyne DEQ-15R
- 124" SMX AT Proline 2.37 Screen
- Belkin PureAV FP60
- DirecTV HD-DVR HR22
- Xbox 360
- Control4 HC300 with 5 light dimmers & 1 fan dimmer
- Netgear EVA9150 (media player)
- Netgear ReadyNas Pro Pioneer 12tb
- Lacie Big5 Nas 7.5tb
- Berkline Seats 090 in Bomber Leather, 2 rows - 3 front, 3 rear
- 4 ceiling can lights, 3 puck lights over screen, 4 sconce on side walls, 2 puck lights in rear, 1 sconce in hallway
Room dimensions are 21'4" wide x 17'6" deep x 9'7" high
Front row of seats is 9'6" from screen wall, rear seats are 15'6" from screen wall
Color Scheme is black matte ceiling, med brown matte walls, dark brown semi-gloss trim/doors.
Screen Wall/Prosceniums with 408 Black fabric
2 Side Wall Columns with 423 Pumice fabric
6 - 1" Acoustic Panels wrapped in 423 Pumice fabric for side walls and rear wall.
HT plan is to convert the 3rd floor bonus room (kids room) into partial HT dedicated room/home office.......daytime office/nighttime HT room.
To do this we removed ALL toys, side wall shelving unit, finished half wall in rear of room, added exterior door for better sound insulation, added 14" seating platform, 30"x40" component open area hidden in rear of room and in progress with Bob on the front wall which includes two prosceniums, built in cabinets with doors under screen and black out removable inserts for left/right windows
The following are some photos in chronological order starting with.
PLEASE be forewarned the room is messy but one day soon will be finished, organized, clean and looking like an HT room......thanks for looking.
Screen wall plan:
Prepping half wall to finished full wall:
Studs going up:
Finished Dry wall: