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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-27-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Yup--shooting for IMAX man! Of course you're...

Yup--shooting for IMAX man! Of course you're invited!



Oh I don't forget for a second just how blessed I am. I never thought I'd be able to build my dedicated theater at this point in my life,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-27-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,804
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Yeah, I mean...as I put in my review (click to...

Yeah, I mean...as I put in my review (click to read: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/dbtreview.php?do=view_review&id=4580) the theta was the best sounding pre/pro I have ever heard. But folls like us...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-27-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Keeping 12 foot wide, but expanding height from...

Keeping 12 foot wide, but expanding height from 2:35 to 16:9 AR! That, plus the curved configuration should offer (at least for the front row) an unobstructed IMAX-esque experience. When second row...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-27-2014, 05:36 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks very much for the info....I have much to...

Thanks very much for the info....I have much to ponder. Any change requires at least a few hours of recalibration.



Sold it in Feb after analyzing Theta's HDMI adoption time (6 years?) and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 08:33 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
I spent about 45 minutes in the theater shell,...

I spent about 45 minutes in the theater shell, planning and plotting, and I have decided: the equipment will go in the theater lobby within six feet of the electrical panels. This is so I can load...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 04:34 PM
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Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
For anyone interested in my evolution from a...

For anyone interested in my evolution from a plasma TV living room setup to dedicated home theater, see below :D

The Road that Led Here: My Home Theater Evolution: 2009 - Present

Early 2009: My...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
LOL jjoboh, the stress tests are the most fun :D

LOL jjoboh, the stress tests are the most fun :D
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-26-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Do they offer training for non-installer...

Do they offer training for non-installer individuals (i.e. users)? Although I plan to have my calibrator work his magic on the RS20i once I order one, I need to be able to modify as changes are made...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 01:47 PM
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Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Just realized that I didn't post this here. As...

Just realized that I didn't post this here. As of this morning, Episode 5 is live!

Episode 5: Things That Go "Sump" In the Night...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 12:14 PM
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Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
They must have used some super-industrial...

They must have used some super-industrial electrical panels for my house...I have a whopping 32 available breaker slots across two 150amp panels. I'm going to do a sketch-up draft later this week on...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-26-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 153,429
Posted By BrolicBeast
Oh, the framing is pretty much complete. I just...

Oh, the framing is pretty much complete. I just need to order more IB-3 clips so we can finish the front portion of the left wall. I'm getting a complete treatment plan worked up professionally by...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
If I put the equipment in that small room to the...

If I put the equipment in that small room to the side, then I'd defintiely run a sub-panel. But, if I end up placing the rack in the Theater Lobby...then the gear will be less than 6ft away from the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,245
Posted By BrolicBeast
I may just do that. House my super-computer of...

I may just do that. House my super-computer of the future and the equipment in a rack, and maybe also add blu ray storage shelves in there well. Thanks Rich.



Read the first post--it's in...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-26-2014, 05:01 AM
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Views: 153,429
Posted By BrolicBeast
Hey Mike! Yup--you are correct about the...

Hey Mike! Yup--you are correct about the orientation of the entry into the theater. When you Walk In, the front seats will be slightly behind the entry path, but if I remember correctly, the front...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-26-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,245
Posted By BrolicBeast
Episode 5 is Live! Episode 5: Things That Go...

Episode 5 is Live!

Episode 5: Things That Go "Sump" In the Night
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcYPr1PE4dg&list=UULTvwxs7Uj8sXR3sSWpXs9A

First post is also updated.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-26-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 153,429
Posted By BrolicBeast
Episode 5 is Live! Episode 5: Things That Go...

Episode 5 is Live!

Episode 5: Things That Go "Sump" In the Night
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcYPr1PE4dg&list=UULTvwxs7Uj8sXR3sSWpXs9A
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2014, 07:43 PM
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Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Also, it would be quite uncomfortable to use a...

Also, it would be quite uncomfortable to use a two-foot wide door for entry/exit, although if this were the only concern, I still would have left it as-is. But the need to move equipment in and out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-24-2014, 04:30 PM
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Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Cool Structural Modification

Good progress today. We widened the doorway and built most of the new soffit.

You'd never guess the work it takes to widen a doorway on a load-bearing wall:

Started with this:
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Gracias! I've dealt with a ground loop hum...

Gracias! I've dealt with a ground loop hum before...that was no fun. Worst time I ever had with my last system. Had to get a Jensen Transformer product, which got rid of 70% of the hum...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,525
Posted By BrolicBeast
Looks STUNNING!!! Great first layer. Dude, could...

Looks STUNNING!!! Great first layer. Dude, could you please PM the contact info of the guys you used? I'd like to assemble a dream team of sorts, with laborers that folks local to our area have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
I should have about 24 unused slots--probably...

I should have about 24 unused slots--probably more across the two panels. I have a picture of the panels in this thread, but now that we can't view all photos in a thread anymore since the vBulletin...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-22-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,995
Posted By BrolicBeast
I truly look forward to checking this one out. ...

I truly look forward to checking this one out. Honestly, I've always felt that the Original Captain America was the weakest of the Marvel movies leading up to the Avengers. It sounds like they have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Preliminary circuitry diagram: ...

Preliminary circuitry diagram:

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag414/mblair104/87ed5f38253032f38f999ab57b40a443_zps31b784de.jpg

I hope I'm not missing anything.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,498
Posted By BrolicBeast
That's a tough one. You're definitely good on...

That's a tough one. You're definitely good on height--for depth, you may want to sylistically come out with the soffit a bit to make it deeper (you can disguise this as an architectural element). ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,394
Views: 68,275
Posted By BrolicBeast
Yup...the builder came out and took a look under...

Yup...the builder came out and took a look under the warranty...the motor somehow went bad.
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