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post #691 of 876 Old 01-31-2012, 03:58 AM
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Hanging the cables in a bag helps keep the bears away too.

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I had to redo my screen wall to fit some new speakers in -








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Okay, I'll play too - ~138" 16x9 DIY drywall screen with Behr SS..... room is 12.5x19, ceiling at 90 inches



stage is 2x6, with roofing felt between 3/4 and 1/2 in ply held together with 86lbs of screws. Sand in the decoupled speaker ends, fibreglass in the middle sections. DIY bass traps in both colums, as well as absorption to deaden the front wall as best I could.

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Here is a pic I took as the screen system went in.


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84" (96" diagonal) Da-Lite HCCV in a DIY frame:


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Just finished ours this weekend. Too bad we don't have a projector for a few weeks.

It's a 129" viewable 2.37:1 SMX screen with a GOM wrapped panel below.





How does one achieve this type of lighting effect? I have a 120" wide screen and was planning 4 across but I don't know exactly which fixtures and bulbs to get


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The best choice is going to be a Low Voltage halogen light using an MR16 bulb. The MR16 series of bulbs have a wide range of beam angles and the reflectors create a very crisp edge which creates the scalloping effect you see on the screens.

Here are some Photometric calculations.

You should ask this in its own new thread so as not to stray this thread off topic.
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Nice, and a Tombstone signature quote too.

"The dream never dies, just the dreamer."

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nice i always wondered what soffits would look like in my room with the attic type ceiling like mine. They look real nice.

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Well, I *think* I'm about done upgrading. Can't go any bigger with the screen unless I move the walls. First was my original 106". Recently moved up to 137" AT EN4K screen. Third picture is off my phone, and before I raised the cross member to hold the screen.







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What kind of speakers are those? Home-made?

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Well, I *think* I'm about done upgrading. Can't go any bigger with the screen unless I move the walls.

There is always masking. . . .

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Well, I *think* I'm about done upgrading. Can't go any bigger with the screen unless I move the walls. First was my original 106". Recently moved up to 137" AT EN4K screen. Third picture is off my phone, and before I raised the cross member to hold the screen.

Cool! I think we have the same screen if you're talking diagonal size.

My 120" wide 16:9 (137.7" diagonal" EN4K screen came in last week. Masking panels are coming soon.

Now all I need to do it build a thater


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There is always masking. . . .


Funny... I'm in the process of that right now.


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Cool! I think we have the same screen if you're talking diagonal size.

My 120" wide 16:9 (137.7" diagonal" EN4K screen came in last week. Masking panels are coming soon.

Now all I need to do it build a thater


Did you get the magnetic bar put in before the screen frame was shipped?

Can you post pictures of the panels?

I didn't know that the magnets needed to be put in the frame until after it was already ordered, so I'm thinking of ordering the friction ones from Seymour, because I can't get anything to fit properly since, as you probably have found out, the screen material is so tight to the frame that it is hard to get anything in between without risking the material, and the frame is tapered, so friction fit is tough.

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What kind of speakers are those? Home-made?



Not home made. KEF TDM Series from back in the 90s. Sealed, THX certified, (if you care about that), and they were all "free", except for the second sub. (They came with the house) I bought and rehabbed the second sub off eBay.

They really are awesome for their age...

http://kef.com/html/en/explore/about...s_T/index.html


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Not home made. KEF TDM Series from back in the 90s. Sealed, THX certified, (if you care about that), and they were all "free", except for the second sub. (They came with the house) I bought and rehabbed the second sub off eBay.

They really are awesome for their age...

http://kef.com/html/en/explore/about...s_T/index.html

Interesting. I knew KEF made the drivers that shape, but had never seen any with the driver at an angle like that.

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They're usually behind a PITA-to-remove speaker sock, which I took off since I was going to an AT screen.


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AddUpstate...I tried to send you an email but I'm new to posting, so couldn't until I hit 5 posts..lol. I know this is an old post, but can you help me out to build something similar to your screen wall? It looks very professional and nicely put together. What kind of material is around the screen (black materiel)? At first I assumed your speakers were behind it. Is there a reason they are not? I have my room about done, except the wall for the screen, so any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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Here's mine finally almost done.
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Attachment 246367

Here is mine although I still have work to do on the trim and touchups.

I also just finished adding led's in the area that the screen lowers from. Its a 100" electric Favi screen. I hope to finish the basement soon.
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120"x 60" DIY Seymore AT Screen-

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120"x 60" DIY Seymore AT Screen-


Very clean! We also appear to have similar carpet although mine is a smidge greyer.


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Very clean! We also appear to have similar carpet although mine is a smidge greyer.

THat is a martha stewart from Lowes- nice pattern for $2 a sq/ft.
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140" SMX Pro Line 16:9 Cineweave





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IGO2XS, there is a "screen wall" in that room? I can't see it past the whole room's AWESOMENESS!

Seriously though, outstanding room (and wall).

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IGO2XS, there is a "screen wall" in that room? I can't see it past the whole room's AWESOMENESS!

Seriously though, outstanding room (and wall).

thank you!! every night is movie night at our house


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Wow!!! Now that's nice!!!!! We have a winner!!!

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140" SMX Pro Line 16:9 Cineweave





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the screen walls changed over the years. Today there are three active studio monitors behind the curved at screen.






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140" SMX Pro Line 16:9 Cineweave

Stunning...

Here is a pic of my 130" 2.35:1 Focupix screen. Cost me $268 out the door. I'm a but OCD when it comes to symmetry, but my setup us going to have to remain as is for a few more weeks until I can complete my dual LMS build...

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