More updates from the weekend.
Finishing up the outside of the theater, painted the walls and hung my portrait-mounted LCD outside the theater. The idea is have it display whatever is going on in the theater (movie poster of whats showing) or if nothing is going on in the theater, just cycle through cool movie posters I like. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 feeding it with some custom software I wrote (still a work in progress). The cool part is I can control the TV's power using CEC from the RPi so I can have the TV power off if the theater isn't in use for a while, and have it turn on when my motion sensor in the basement from my security system gets triggered.
I also had an issue with 2 of my amps (Buttkicker & iNuke) don't have remote triggers, so I built a outlet with a relay in it that gets powered on when the AVR does. I still have a thump issue which I need to diagnose.
Also built the (extremely) minimalstic screen wall. My main speakers needed to be lifted about 6" too to get the waveguide at ear level with the front row, so I built speaker stands out of sliced up 3/4" particle board screwed together and then painted. Doesn't have to be fancy since it will be behind the screen wall.
Just an idea of what my basement has looked like for the better part of a year. Keep this in mind if you ever decide to build a home theater.
The relay box switched outlet for my amps:
The front of the theater with the LCD movie poster display:
The screen wall built:
The speaker stands built:
Speakers on the stands:
Hopefully get my screen this week and Jeff from night sky murals is coming this weekend to get the ceiling painted!!