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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By bass addict
I run Volt 10 sides, backs, and Atmos but I'll...

I run Volt 10 sides, backs, and Atmos but I'll defer to Big on this one. :cool:
Forum: Audio Gear   02-08-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By bass addict
What a great deal. If it falls through hit me up.

What a great deal. If it falls through hit me up.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By bass addict
M, While you have a lot of valid points,...

M,

While you have a lot of valid points, have you heard the newer Volts offered by DIYSG lately? I think you might be surprised at just how musical the Volt 10 is. There are quite a few people...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 299
Posted By bass addict
While detaching your stage from your wall is...

While detaching your stage from your wall is common practice; I think a lot of this info has just been passed around for years without too much thought being put into why. I have 6 18's sitting on my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 299
Posted By bass addict
The sand helps to act as a dampener. It may be...

The sand helps to act as a dampener. It may be sitting directly on a slab, but most of the dampening has long been absorbed before it reaches it. It's similar to green glue in the fact that even with...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By bass addict
Coming together nicely. The SVS's bring back...

Coming together nicely. The SVS's bring back memories. My first "real" sub was a pair of 16-46pc+'s back in the day. My wife was a real trooper allowing two water heaters to hang around in the living...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 114
Posted By bass addict
Quite a few of us run coaxials as surrounds and...

Quite a few of us run coaxials as surrounds and they perform quite admirably. Most coaxials have a very wide dispersion pattern which lends nicely to multiple seating positions. The Volt 6/8/10...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By bass addict
While I usually concur with sdurani; we have...

While I usually concur with sdurani; we have differing opinions on this matter. For a one row theater, sides mounted at or in front of the listening position work great. For a two row theater, the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By bass addict
Before theater upgrade 3.0 lol, I had my rears...

Before theater upgrade 3.0 lol, I had my rears roughly only about 3' apart when I mounted them inside my columns. Before that I had them on my wall spaced about 6' apart, and honestly, I couldn't...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-06-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,106
Posted By bass addict
LOL. Agree wholeheartedly. Even DTS:X...

LOL.



Agree wholeheartedly. Even DTS:X couldn't tempt me with another viewing.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-06-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,106
Posted By bass addict
And????

And????
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 170
Posted By bass addict
I have a room size close to yours at 10' 8" x 21...

I have a room size close to yours at 10' 8" x 21 x 9. My recommendations would be:

1) If you are optimizing for first and second row you might move your side surrounds back to the 110degree point...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By bass addict
First reflection points are generally treated...

First reflection points are generally treated with absorption. A minimum of 2" is recommended but thicker is always better (2" with air gap or 4").
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By bass addict
I did a shadowbox setup on mine with about 1'...

I did a shadowbox setup on mine with about 1' velvet panels extending out on the sides of the screen. Makes a noticeable difference.

I got reflections about 3' from the sides of the screen (satin...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-01-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11,230
Views: 1,441,175
Posted By bass addict
It's interesting how things have changed over the...

It's interesting how things have changed over the years. When building my first theater the advice was; 1" linacoustic on the front and sidewalls up to just above ear level, and poly batting on the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-01-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,803
Posted By bass addict
How narrow is your room? I have a fairly narrow...

How narrow is your room? I have a fairly narrow room at 10' 6" and I went with 3.5" deep columns. I then built my own cab to house Volt 10's and semi flushed then into the side and back wall. Side...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-01-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By bass addict
There are many diagrams posted on the Atmos...

There are many diagrams posted on the Atmos thread stickied at the top of the page.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-01-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By bass addict
So I guess in real life there are no sounds that...

So I guess in real life there are no sounds that come from behind? It that works for you, who are we to say differently.

Myself, and I'd wager to say 99.9999999% of everyone else; will stick...
Forum: Audio Gear   01-30-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By bass addict
It would probably help to list your location.

It would probably help to list your location.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By bass addict
I run a Monster Power battery backup on my...

I run a Monster Power battery backup on my projector and mini 4x10. This protects my bulb and the dreaded speaker turn on thump. :)

Power outages are pretty rare in my area, but I figure if it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-28-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 743,798
Posted By bass addict
Big ditto.

Big ditto.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-27-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,647
Views: 106,688
Posted By bass addict
The Volt 10 works great anywhere from around .5...

The Volt 10 works great anywhere from around .5 up to 1 cf (1.0 having the ideal .707 qtc). Dimensions aren't really critical as long as you have at least 6.5" of depth for the cd to fit and allow...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-27-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,803
Posted By bass addict
What would be the benefit of that? I'm not...

What would be the benefit of that? I'm not cutting drywall in the ceiling, so I'm not losing acoustic integrity, and the sofit is acting as a cab to an extent.

That is one of the reasons I went...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-26-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By bass addict
I am running numerous leds off different Insteon...

I am running numerous leds off different Insteon switches. I have multiple setups in my game room and theater. I have run off a dimmer switch, outlet switch, and the box that plugs into the outlet....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By bass addict
I don't know about pre made frames (I'm sure...

I don't know about pre made frames (I'm sure someone does), but there are a few that have screen printed AT frames in their theaters. Looks pretty nice.
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