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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-25-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
That depends on your speaker, but somewhere...

That depends on your speaker, but somewhere around 1000 Hz and above or so would be considered higher frequencies.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-25-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
You do not want to absorb the entire vocal...

You do not want to absorb the entire vocal bandwidth throughout the room. Only in certain locations, such as the sides adjacent to listening positions. Keep in mind direct sound, reflected sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-25-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Fred pretty much nailed it. You only want to...

Fred pretty much nailed it. You only want to diffuse high frequencies. What's there to model? It's an on off binary aspect. Only thing you need to keep in mind is the frequencies you intend to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
As a general rule of thumb, you should not exceed...

As a general rule of thumb, you should not exceed 25% absorption for the room. Slat diffusion is the first order beginnings of abfusion. In other words, it's where it begins in its most simplistic...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
7' 6" room will prohibit the use of a tiered...

7' 6" room will prohibit the use of a tiered second row. In cases such as these, a second row bar is what is needed. Atmos "can" be accomplished, but inceiling speakers would not be a good fit, nor...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-13-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 200
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
What we have found is that using a standard...

What we have found is that using a standard generator on electronics with circuit boards is that it is a cumulative effect. In other words, it takes time to fry it. They are susceptible to the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
You'll have to measure the off axis response of...

You'll have to measure the off axis response of the speakers you purchase first, but I tend to generally shy away from treating mirror points with just straight up absorption. Too many people walk...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
My first suggestion would be to read Toole's book...

My first suggestion would be to read Toole's book first, take it with a serious grain of salt on the treatment end of things, then design your room. Once the design is complete, try to find...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-08-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Yes, there are options.

Yes, there are options.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-08-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
I could work with this. I see a very easy...

I could work with this. I see a very easy solution to the problems listed above; add a wall to the back. You have 24.5' roughly room length, if you add a wall and strategically locate the entrance...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-07-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
That mentality is going to get you into a jam. ...

That mentality is going to get you into a jam. You need to have a specific plan in place first. That means, the exact layout of what you intend to do. Once you do that, THEN you can have your...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-07-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Well, you could spend a long time pouring through...

Well, you could spend a long time pouring through these pages and try and piece something together, learn software, and hope it turns out ok. Or, you could pay a professional with years of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-05-2016, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Your rear row is also a bit far back. Think...

Your rear row is also a bit far back. Think about ways you could move into the room farther.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-05-2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
The advice given is correct, BUT, you need to...

The advice given is correct, BUT, you need to make sure you can split the signal in order to ensure proper arrival and SPL of each speaker. You cannot use a Y splitter and call it good. The...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
So many folks want to lump all frequencies into...

So many folks want to lump all frequencies into one pot. To properly tune a theater, frequencies in the spectrum must be separated. The spectrum most often being 20Hz-20kHz. Easiest way to think...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Lighting, fabric and height. Properly designed...

Lighting, fabric and height. Properly designed as well with compromising function.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
I would not extrapolate from his plans, which I...

I would not extrapolate from his plans, which I likely drew. Placement of atmos speakers is dependent on the speaker type, ceiling height, obstacles, seating area, LCR arrangement, and surround...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 238
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
It depends on the type of unit you go with, but...

It depends on the type of unit you go with, but ANY penetration into the shell, if not dealt with properly, can mitigate the shell. To answer your question, yes, it's not the best for aesthetics or...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 238
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
There are several reasons, but those are two for...

There are several reasons, but those are two for brevity purposes.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 238
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Using an in room mini split cuts through the...

Using an in room mini split cuts through the isolation shell. Since the unit interior is not isolated, it introduces the possibility of mitigating your isolation you spent a lot of money on. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 238
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Further, you don't need an engineer in my...

Further, you don't need an engineer in my opinion. What you need is someone who has done this many times over. Right now, all the professionals you're bringing over have never done this before. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 238
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Then I would highly recommend you not use a in...

Then I would highly recommend you not use a in room mini split system. Use a conventional system or a ducted mini split. Introducing noise into your isolated room has just negated isolation in the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 238
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
First question is, do you intend to isolate your...

First question is, do you intend to isolate your room?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Feel free to contact me. I can help you out. I...

Feel free to contact me. I can help you out. I have a few ideas which may point you in the right direction.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 359
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
You can also try JM Insulshield or Owens Corning...

You can also try JM Insulshield or Owens Corning Select Sound black acoustic blanket. Quest Acoustical materials also ships a similar product.
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