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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
Man, I have GOT to get my butt out to...

Man, I have GOT to get my butt out to Oregon....golf, steak dinner, reference Atmos theater.... Hmm...are you adopting 40 something year old dudes? :D

Can't wait to get your impressions and see...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
Congrats on committing to the decision. You've...

Congrats on committing to the decision. You've certainly done your homework. Dennis is urging me to go Atmos enabled because of my ceiling height, but I really like these same KEF speakers for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,096
Posted By TMcG
Are you concerned?

Are you concerned?
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-30-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,930
Posted By TMcG
Admittedly, I haven't been following the...

Admittedly, I haven't been following the gyrations of HDR and the new standards being proposed very closely, so your article summarized the current state of affairs very nicely.

I'm also glad...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,545
Posted By TMcG
With the size of your screen and your viewing...

With the size of your screen and your viewing distance, you'll notice a big jump in resolution with native 4K content. Plus all other 1080p content can be upscaled to 4K. I know it's not as good as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
Congrats, man! That's a big step and look...

Congrats, man! That's a big step and look forward to your feedback.

I made a decision to go with Atmos-enabled in my theater using speakers from B&W's headless dog collection... :D
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
No doubt my room is much tighter. It's...

No doubt my room is much tighter. It's frustrating, to be honest.

The fiber optic ceiling is 3/4" MDF covered with a nonwoven black fabric, probably THIS...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 59,391
Posted By TMcG
Did you HVAC Quick for your riser floor bar...

Did you HVAC Quick for your riser floor bar diffusers? When's your trim carpenter coming?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
Nothing is set in stone, especially when it comes...

Nothing is set in stone, especially when it comes to Atmos speakers. Dennis has recommended a new Triad Silver Atmos-enabled speaker to get the diffusion....one pair above the L&R in the baffle wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
No, just two rows of seating. I've always...

No, just two rows of seating. I've always preferred the MLP on the riser as opposed to the front row experience. Not sure why. Eyes are 11' away in the first row and 17' in the second row. I'd...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
This is what I landed on about two weeks...

This is what I landed on about two weeks ago....only optimized for the second row and the first row just gets what it gets.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,545
Posted By TMcG
If it struggled with black levels, I didn't see...

If it struggled with black levels, I didn't see it. Picture was phenomenal and the benefit of 4K with native content and HDR has me giddy. I can't recall which of the two light engines was more...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 28,204
Posted By TMcG
So you'll have it up and running by lunch? :) ...

So you'll have it up and running by lunch? :)

I forgot you had the XMC-1 for your preamp/processor. That's a really nice piece of kit. I called Emotiva the other day and the forthcoming...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,096
Posted By TMcG
I called you delusional, not a cheapskate! :)

I called you delusional, not a cheapskate! :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,096
Posted By TMcG
Don't take this the wrong way, but I don't think...

Don't take this the wrong way, but I don't think a $600 receiver will ever have 7.1.4. It's just not the right price point for that channel count, so you will need to adjust your expectations to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,096
Posted By TMcG
I'd order 8 minimum, but ideally 10. Here is the...

I'd order 8 minimum, but ideally 10. Here is the rationale....

At a minimum you'd want one pair of sides, one pair of rears and the four ceiling Atmos speakers, given your two rows of tiered...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,417
Views: 121,303
Posted By TMcG
It looks like TMcGoogle® Sketchup rendering...

It looks like TMcGoogle® Sketchup rendering software has some new competition.... :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,617
Posted By TMcG
Make the rough opening 25.5" wide. That leaves...

Make the rough opening 25.5" wide. That leaves 1" total for jamb thickness and up to a full inch to play with on either side to plumb the jambs and leave just 1/4" of gap around the rack. That's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,545
Posted By TMcG
Is there a link to this blind comparison, by...

Is there a link to this blind comparison, by chance?

It would have been interesting to have the unmolested signal output through each preamp but through a common DSP to understand any sonic...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,545
Posted By TMcG
Sent to me by lovingdvd earlier today ...

Sent to me by lovingdvd earlier today

http://www.audioholics.com/audio-technologies/dts-x-immersive-surround-format

http://emotivalounge.proboards.com/thread/41511/xmr-1

Looks like 9.1.6...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 59,391
Posted By TMcG
Wow. They look totally different. Carry on.... ...

Wow. They look totally different. Carry on.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 166,366
Posted By TMcG
I'm waiting for DirecTV to release their new 4K...

I'm waiting for DirecTV to release their new 4K DVR with associated service.... plus I made provisions in my structured wiring to add a large Winegard UHF antenna for local 4K broadcast (if/when it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 59,391
Posted By TMcG
I like this black (3rd from left)..... ...

I like this black (3rd from left).....




better than this black....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5,105
Views: 447,300
Posted By TMcG
Why on Earth would a government agency inspect...

Why on Earth would a government agency inspect installation of your power amps?? :confused:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,545
Posted By TMcG
We were together when we saw those...

We were together when we saw those top-of-the-line DPI Insight 4K LED and Laser projectors with the Joe Kane 4K source content. You weren't impressed??? :confused: Both of those projectors...
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