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post #61 of 188 Old 09-08-2011, 02:25 PM
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Looking good!

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Most of the panel holders in place...











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Thanks again mike!

Picture with ceiling panel in place -

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Nice.
Can't wait to see it geared up and loaded with chairs.

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Room is almost done!

Some more pics.

First Person Mode: (yes I even use black sandals - don't want my whiteness to lower room ANSI contrast... Lol.)




Some design work around where people may touch, as the walls are flat black:




And from a distance:

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Put up the HVAC covers and air intake vent covers.





Next is very small paint touch up work
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Thank you Mike and David.

The "room" will be done on wednesday night.

Then clean up around the rest of the unfinished basement / better protection (grading / water tight seals) around the house. Then onto equipment.
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Rooms Done!

Light switches are in.



Next, onto cleaning up around the unfinished basement and then equipment.
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Awesome, came over here from your Lumagen post--been looking for an option besides doors in front on both sides of my screen and those posts have really got me thinking.

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FYI, the photos links are broken now. Plus I am still waiting to see the equipment
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80% done cleaning unfinished basement, then onto the equipment....

Still don't have a projector yet though. Thinking the Sony VPL-VW95ES or JVC RS55
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I love this build thread. You done a great job. Is there a list of the equipment? Amps , speakers etc?
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I love this build thread. You done a great job. Is there a list of the equipment? Amps , speakers etc?

Funny you should post, as I just unpacked everything this morning. Just need time to take a pic and I will upload soon.
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I'll get the list ready but here is some pics of the speakers and and Pre-amp/amp for front left and right channels.





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Giant room. ONE chair. UTTER PERFECTION! No other way to say it!
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Giant room. ONE chair. UTTER PERFECTION! No other way to say it!

Haha, I have more then 1 chair... Lol. just haven't brought down yet.
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Room's looking 10/10. Excellent work.

If you're going to have a dedicated theater room, this thread is the epitome of why the cost and time is more than worth doing it right.

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Actual phone call (see pic to left):

 

Tech (responding to laughter): "I'm sorry sir, did I miss something?"

Me: "Yeah, a case of Diet Mountain Dew walking across my living room."

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Thank you very much for the compliments guys. Make me feel all that was spent (money and time) was worth it and I hope to enjoy for many many years. When I started the project planning over 2 years ago I wanted to make a full out crazy high performance theater. I hope to know soon if everything turned out as planned. Once I get all the equipment installed and calibrated. Again, thank you all for your very nice comments. To give some inspiration to others, I make way under 6 figures a year. And it is still possible to get something like this without having to make over 100,000 a year. It just takes time and dedication. I haven't been on a vacation for over 4 years now... Lol. (but will after everything is done. )
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Nice room. I am sure that you will enjoy many movies in there.

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really nice!! I wish I have a dedicated room and the size like this...
Maybe more important, I wish I have your skills and dedication. I really envy you DIYer that is so handy and able to make panels, false wall, handling HVAC, screen walls etc!

nice job!
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Congratulations SOWK, nice and dark.

What movies have you watched so far? My first was Dark Knight - held off watching it for like a year so I could save it for the HT.
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Congratulations SOWK, nice and dark.

What movies have you watched so far? My first was Dark Knight - held off watching it for like a year so I could save it for the HT.

Nothing fully yet as I still don't have the equipment installed or a projector at this moment.

Should get the Sony VPL-VW95ES by Friday.
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Its a very beautyful HT, you have made there, and I think the 95ES will
be just perfect for room.

Very impressive work


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Nothing fully yet as I still don't have the equipment installed or a projector at this moment.

Should get the Sony VPL-VW95ES by Friday.

I was wondering if you could post your impressions between your old Samsung SP-A900B and the Sony 95ES?

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I might of missed this but how wide is that screen and what material are you using?

My First Home Theater

300 Blu-Rays, 150 DVD's loaded in my Movie Server!

Thanks AVS for making me addicted to this hobby!
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I might of missed this but how wide is that screen and what material are you using?

I believe it is 150" wide and using the Center Stage XD, acoustically transparent material from Seymour A/V.
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