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Forum: Speakers   12-29-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By jimmyk36
Good to know. I have the older versions and Triad...

Good to know. I have the older versions and Triad doesn't support converting the older models.

I did find a schematic for the crossovers on the older models and according to the schematic it...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 558,716
Posted By jimmyk36
Has anyone converted their in wall surrounds from...

Has anyone converted their in wall surrounds from dipole to bipole? How did the conversion work out for you?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-02-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,960
Posted By jimmyk36
Should be familiar - You drew up the plans for me...

Should be familiar - You drew up the plans for me :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-24-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,960
Posted By jimmyk36
Really straight forward for my build. 2x12s for...

Really straight forward for my build. 2x12s for the perimeter and 2x10s for the cross members. 3/4" OSB.

I didn't put any electrical in the riser so not much to it. Also had to add some 2x2s...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-05-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 44,722
Posted By jimmyk36
I really really like this build! I keep coming...

I really really like this build! I keep coming back to it as a reference. I think I studied this thread the most before I started my build.

If anyone is getting started this is a great read.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 19,023
Posted By jimmyk36
WOW - Super Cooool! What part of the...

WOW - Super Cooool!

What part of the country are you located in?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,349
Posted By jimmyk36
Keep watching Craigslist - I got a Mid Atlantic...

Keep watching Craigslist - I got a Mid Atlantic slim 5-43 with side panels and casters for $200.

I just did searches on "Computer Rack"

I need to take an updated picture with the equipment...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By jimmyk36
This is what I used for my build. I got them...

This is what I used for my build. I got them from GIK Acoustics. Give the a call or an e-mail and they can give you advice for your room.

Knauf Insulation Acoustical Smooth Board with ECOSE®...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By jimmyk36
I like that you went with 150" - I "only" went...

I like that you went with 150" - I "only" went with 135" :)

My wife wanted to go with 150" but I don't think I could have done it with the second row riser as the people in the first row would...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 523
Posted By jimmyk36
That is how I learned about it :)

That is how I learned about it :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 10:14 PM
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Views: 523
Posted By jimmyk36
I agree with DIY - Not that hard to do and MUCH...

I agree with DIY - Not that hard to do and MUCH cheaper. I used DMD Fabric for my room and I have some pretty large panels.

FABRIC
- DMD Black and Maroon...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By jimmyk36
Next would be to paint the room a darker color...

Next would be to paint the room a darker color such as the maroon that I have in my room.

Also paint the front wall black at a minimum - paint the ceiling black to minimize the light reflection...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By jimmyk36
To start out - start with the Curtains and paint...

To start out - start with the Curtains and paint - Easiest and cheapest "Bang for the buck"

I used the following black out curtain from WalMart to cover the opening doorway to my theater - two...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-06-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By jimmyk36
So this is the house of Robert Griffin the 3rd -...

So this is the house of Robert Griffin the 3rd - Former Quarterback for the Redskins. - Maybe they are needed after getting banged up on Sunday......
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-06-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By jimmyk36
RG3s Home Theater

RG3 is selling his house in Virginia.

Here is a picture of his Home Theater.

Does anyone know what type of chairs/seats those are in the back row????

Link for the listing on Zillow...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-22-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By jimmyk36
Get some AuraSound "Butt Shakers" - $40 at...

Get some AuraSound "Butt Shakers" - $40 at Amazon.com - put one on each chair or a couple on the couch. I have 6 of them connected to 6 seats in my theater and connected to a 300 Watt Bash...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-01-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jimmyk36
Yup - OP gets it :-) Back to another round...

Yup - OP gets it :-)

Back to another round of planning.

This hobby never ends does it?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jimmyk36
Monopoles or bipoles but not dipoles.

Monopoles or bipoles but not dipoles.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-26-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jimmyk36
I hear ya - and I love the way the Triads sound....

I hear ya - and I love the way the Triads sound. However, to get 4 new Triad in-wall bi-poles it is around $2k. (minus whatever I can sell the existing ones for....)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-24-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By jimmyk36
Triad Surround Dipoles to DIY Monopole - Thoughts?

I am going to ATMOS and I have 4 in-wall Triad Di-pole Surround Speakers and they are too old to be converted to Bi-pole by Triad.

I am thinking of selling them and going DIY for my Surrounds.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,907
Posted By jimmyk36
Awesome Job!!! What color paint are on these...

Awesome Job!!! What color paint are on these walls?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-27-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,471
Posted By jimmyk36
Anyone do any "Blind" Listening tests between Commercial and DIY?

Just wondering if anyone has done any Blind listening tests between Commercial Speakers and DIY. If so - what vs. what and which did you like better?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-27-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 125,906
Posted By jimmyk36
Is there a formula for determining the size...

Is there a formula for determining the size needed for the box?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 125,906
Posted By jimmyk36
Makes sense - so these are the external...

Makes sense - so these are the external dimensions of the boxes themselves to provide the required internal volume for the Volts. I have similar size columns and am thinking of going with the Volts...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 125,906
Posted By jimmyk36
How did you come up with the size 22" x 12.5" x...

How did you come up with the size 22" x 12.5" x 7" for the surround boxes for the Volts? Are these the external box dimensions including the front face?

Theater looks great!!!
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