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Hi to all and Happy New Year!

Santa treated me (and family, of course) with a brand new Blu-ray player of Denon, the DBP-1611. It's a fantastic device, does CD, DVD, Bru-ray, and even SACD, and 3D ready with a firmware update soon to be announced. Here are some "product shots" taken and processed today.



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Finally a warm-feeling room in here. Too many home theaters look cold and uncomfortable. I love all the wood and built-in bookshelves, and the use of foam. Nice job!

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Very nice setup! I own Dalis myself(Helicons) and know first hand how fantastic they sound. Are the Concepts rear ported? I'm asking because Helicons are and i need to have at least 2 feet of space behind them otherwise the sound starts muddying up.

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Very nice setup! I own Dalis myself(Helicons) and know first hand how fantastic they sound. Are the Concepts rear ported? I'm asking because Helicons are and i need to have at least 2 feet of space behind them otherwise the sound starts muddying up.
Thanks Jake and Daman for your kind compliments! The Concepts are not rear ported, they are completely sealed on the back side (the Concept Sub is also sealed and front firing), yet, satellites are ported on the fronts, though I also have some room behind them on the shelves. Meantime, owing to the case that I crossover all the audio contents below 80 Hz of all the satellites to the Sub and make use of Audyssey MultEQ room correction, the SQ is heavenly nice, even in the bass department!! Smooth and even, no boominess, no muddiness experienced here, excellent for both music and film.
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Iam not sure what people are talking about office...this is an awsome media/living room...very clean and refreshing look!
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Iam not sure what people are talking about office...this is an awsome media/living room...very clean and refreshing look!

Thanks for your kind words mrcoop, apart from all the technical stuff a lot of effort and WAFcoefficients had to be input and tackled to get this final result!
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Sweet setup ! Real attention to detail. Nice looking home as well......

Here in the North East New York State USA, we looking forward to winter and lots of movies. Just upgraded projector to a Mitsubishi HC4000, and treated myself to the Audyssey firmware upgrade.....
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Very nice room, especially the built-ins. That is close to what I hope to acheive in my basement.

I especially appreciate the sealed front-firing subs -- great solution for placement in the built-in shelves.

Question: How do you provide access for cabling and cooling for components mounted in built-in shelves?

What is the depth of your front built-ins?

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Very nice room, especially the built-ins. That is close to what I hope to acheive in my basement.

I especially appreciate the sealed front-firing subs -- great solution for placement in the built-in shelves.

Question: How do you provide access for cabling and cooling for components mounted in built-in shelves?

What is the depth of your front built-ins?

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Hi Ken, first of all thank you for your kind compliments! Yeah, I agree, front firing sealed subs can be placed anywhere very easily.

Cooling of components in the built-in shelves is no problem, they don't generate heat during operation, except the Denon AVR, but as you can see on the pictures there is enough headroom above the AVR for sufficient ventillation.

As for the cabling, the depth of the built-ins is 20 inches, enough even for the deepest component which is the AVR and there is still enough room for cables. On the main shelf there are cable holes behind the laptop, TV and AVR. Here are some close-ups for your ref... (Sorry for the quality, just a couple of quick shots with my Nokia)

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Wish you good luck for building your basement HT!
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Thanks a lot,. ...but whaddaya mean to say by "nice office"?
I think he means that in the back behind the couch you have mirrors and it looks like an office in there. Really just a reflection of the front of the room.
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I think he means that in the back behind the couch you have mirrors and it looks like an office in there. Really just a reflection of the front of the room.

Well, most probably that might be what he means, but that's not the case. It's a HT system setup in a living room. smile.gif Thanks for coming along. smile.gif
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Feri,

You know that all those books in the room act as the most amazing bass traps didn't you?
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Feri,

You know that all those books in the room act as the most amazing bass traps didn't you?

Thanks Murray for you visit to my "Sweet Setup" smile.gif

Sure thing, those books have their acoustical duty, indeed! smile.gif I think my living room really works pretty well with regards to a nice and pleasing environment delivering awesome SQ. Wish I could see you here for some auditioning (and a couple of cold beers in between, eh!?). cool.gif As you can see I only have one subwoofer and Audyssey MultEQ (no XT or XT32) with my Denon AVR-2310 and it really does an excellent job. I'm a 50/50 film/music guy, so I enjoy both within the same setup.

Here are some music demo materials I'd like to recommend you for testing your system:

Ane Brun: These Days. Just listen to the kettle drums and the voice of Ane Brun. In a system setup to high SQ you will be able to pin-point the drums as well as the singer just like they were there personally in your room. A fantastic experience!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s5ihWIywzg

And another one from Bliss (Denmark): Song for Olabi. I won't tell you what to listen for, you will hear for yourself!!! Surely!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR2gejPnDC8

Take care Murray! smile.gif
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Wow. I must say you have an outstanding living room and theater! Love the upper bookshelves and the speakers nudged between the books. Great job!

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This is one of the most beautiful setups I have ever seen. Great job!
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This is one of the most beautiful setups I have ever seen. Great job!
Oh my WB, thank you very much. How did you get to that conclusion? Even though I do have pros and cons with my living room setup I wish I could rectify, nonetheless it does sound pretty good indeed.

Thanks again for coming along.

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Wow. I must say you have an outstanding living room and theater! Love the upper bookshelves and the speakers nudged between the books. Great job!

Jim
Thank you alfbinet. Yeah, the elevated book shelves made the room wider compared to times when they were on floor standing book shelves taking up valuable floor space, even though we need a ladder to access those books. No problem. Meantime, speakers enjoy being nudged between books especially when it comes to taming some early reflections that may sacrifice sound quality.

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