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We started remodeling our completed home theater in February of this year. The new build will have a 150" wide 2.35 screen,two rows of four seating, new soffit with led uplighting
and a fiber optic star ceiling. This is the finalized equipment list:
Video
Sony hw50es
Isco XL with Cineslide
Lumagen mini 3d
Darbee
oppo bdp 93 blu ray
2.37 150" enlightor 4k AT screen

Audio
2 SVS SB13 ultra subs
3 Triad Gold LCR for fronts
4 Triad Bronze in ceiling for surrounds
Integra dhc 80.2 pre amp
2 Emotiva xpa3
1 Emotiva xpa100

seating
8 Fusion escapes (2 rows of 4)

Lighting
Lutron Radiora2 dimmers and control panel
Fiber Optic Ceiling
Led uplighting in soffit
8 cans in soffit














This is what it looked like before. [IMG]

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Pics of destruction

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Here are some more pics of the progress so far.

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Looking for opinions on carpet. I think we have it narrowed down to these two. Walls will be GOM anchorage black above chair rail and anchorage red delicious below. All black trim

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In the picture, I like the top one, but it's hard to tell if it will be too busy in the room.

Looks like this will be an awesome remodel. What PJ are you planning to light a 150" wide screen?

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It will be a Sony 50es with an Isco XL and a cineslide. I will have total light control with dark walls and carpet so hopefully it will be bright enough.

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We got the star ceiling installed. Still have to cut the fibers closer to the ceiling but waiting until the room is closer to completion for that. My wife and I did all the work on the panels ourselves. It's 4 4x8 sheets of MDF wrapped in GOM making an 8x16 ft star field.

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Beautiful work on that starfield! I also prefer the top carpet in the pic above.

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Here is a mock up of a column I'm thinking about incorporating into the room. I will probably have two of these on each side wall.

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And a pic of the crown moulding on my soffit

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Getting walls ready for acoustic panels and fabric!

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You are really rolling! Looking good.

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Great Work! What Screen company and model is the 150" Screen?


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It's a screen excellence enlightor 4k

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Thanks! Looking forward to hearing your opinion after everything is done on how good the brightness is on 150 Enlightor 4K with the 50ES.


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Added some chair rail and baseboard

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After a lot of thought we decided to go with the carpet that is above in this photo.

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A small update

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Finally got around to installing led's in the soffit.

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I received 8 fusion escapes in black from Roman. Great product and customer service!

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Trimmed the fibers last night. Made a big difference Also tested out the fabric track. Much easier than I thought it would be.

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The carpet is coming in on Thursday and hopefully we will be ready for install early next week. Had to buy a lot more fabric track. It gets pricey but I think it will be worth it in the long run.

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An addition to the screen wall

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Hi Jason - coming along great!

I like the look of your crown molding - can you give any more details on it? Is it 1, 2, or 3 pieces? Where did you purchase it? I'm adding some in my bedroom and having a hard time picking a profile...

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It's a 5 inch base upside down and 7 inch crown from Cox interiors.

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Today we got some of the acoustical panels installed on the walls. Carpet arrived but install will be about ten days away.

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Getting closer. Carpet scheduled for next Tuesday install. Hope to finish fabric by then and have it ready the next weekend.

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We installed linacoustic under the soffit last night. Man that stuff is itchy!

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