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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yes, a lot more that could go into a high end...

Yes, a lot more that could go into a high end audio listening room than just room dimensions. Other very important things include:
- sound isolation
- use of the structure of the room (walls,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Sound isolation is only as good as your weakest...

Sound isolation is only as good as your weakest link, so everything should be in balance. That sound like basically adding another layer of drywall all around with some green glue to me, and doing as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,514
Posted By Nyal Mellor
? my house is 1956, and we still use the...

? my house is 1956, and we still use the original oven (that looks like a 1950s automobile) every day :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Looks like a fun project. Two rows of...

Looks like a fun project.


Two rows of seats is going to be do-able but tight, especially with a big screen. You'll run into reduced headroom due to riser height required for sight lines and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 94,123
Posted By Nyal Mellor
% diffusion or % absorption is not something that...

% diffusion or % absorption is not something that I expressly consider as a design goal.


Primary design goals are minimizing room modes and management of early reflections (not simply...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 94,123
Posted By Nyal Mellor
These are slat absorber/diffusers you are...

These are slat absorber/diffusers you are referring to. The % open area is the surface area open to the absorber. The slats are arranged in a quasi-random sequence to provide diffusion. Officially...
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-12-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Nyal Mellor
All gone!

All gone!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-06-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 189,607
Posted By Nyal Mellor
The Sony 40ES might be a decent stopgap.

The Sony 40ES might be a decent stopgap.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-05-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 189,607
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Don't forget the 8 week leadtime on the Modex!

Don't forget the 8 week leadtime on the Modex!
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-04-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Black ones sold, only grey remaining.

Black ones sold, only grey remaining.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-03-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 367
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Mellotone premium black speaker grille cloth from...

Mellotone premium black speaker grille cloth from parts express!
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-02-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yes, can split. PM sent.

Yes, can split. PM sent.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I'll be there! Any of my clients that are going,...

I'll be there! Any of my clients that are going, I will buy you dinner one night :)
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Torus Power RM-5 Rack Mount Isolation Transformer

Torus Power RM-5 Rack Mount Isolation Transformer. $1000.



Very high quality isolation transformer
Series mode surge suppression
5A continuous current capable. This is PLENTY for any AVR...
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Primacoustic Nimbus Panels

2 of Primacoustic Nimbus Panels.


These are fabric wrapped 2" thick fiberglass panels.


New, unused, customer returns
Wrapped with black fabric. Whole panel is wrapped with a micromesh,...
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Vicoustic MultiFuser DC2 Diffuser Panels $75ea

For sale three (3) Vicoustic MultiFuser DC2 Diffuser Panels.



Panel 1:

Grey
Panel has minor shipping damage on one edge (see photo), otherwise good condition.
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By Nyal Mellor
XTZ Room Analyzer II Standard $125

An easy to use, all in one box acoustic measurement package and winner of Stereophile Magazine's 2009 & 2010 Product of the Year award


XTZ Room Analyzer II Standard includes everything you need...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Motorized AT screen? I agree with Big, don't have...

Motorized AT screen? I agree with Big, don't have components where you can see all the pretty twinkling lights, put them in a rack or closet with a door.
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,247
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Well said. For reference level reproduction you...

Well said. For reference level reproduction you cannot have one system that does multichannel and stereo equally well. The best cinema speakers trade off resolution for max-SPL capability and...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-07-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,247
Posted By Nyal Mellor
+1

+1
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-06-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,718
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yes, definitely need acoustic measurements for...

Yes, definitely need acoustic measurements for existing spaces, otherwise you are playing a guessing game as to what the acoustic characteristics of the room are. For new spaces obviously you can't...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-02-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,718
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I would not advise starting there. Most of those...

I would not advise starting there. Most of those acoustical consultants are noise/vibration experts and/or experts in large room acoustics (houses of worship, offices, auditoriums, etc). The...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 809
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Assuming your priority is 2 channel then I'd...

Assuming your priority is 2 channel then I'd recommend a motorized retractable screen that drops in front of the speakers.


You can also do a smaller fixed screen with two channel speakers out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 809
Posted By Nyal Mellor
+1. I worked with Michael on his room for a while...

+1. I worked with Michael on his room for a while before he picked up enough to go it himself. He is using top line gear like YG Anat, Mola Mola NCore amps, etc....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 809
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yet another thread turns into objective vs....

Yet another thread turns into objective vs. subjective debate!


I am fully in the "measure things" camp and that good measurements equate to good sound. However I also fully believe that there...
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