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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 10:27 PM
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Views: 28,508
Posted By Dizzy49
Great pics with the putty pads. Is there a...

Great pics with the putty pads.

Is there a similar guide with pics for decoupling 2x4 frame wall from the ceiling? An Idiots guide would be perfect in the case :D

We will be adding wood frame...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By Dizzy49
The room I'm starting is the "Office" not the...

The room I'm starting is the "Office" not the actual theater. The isolation isn't as important there, but I'm using it to perfect the techniques for the actual theater room :)

Would love to know...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Dizzy49
I'm waiting until my design is done before I...

I'm waiting until my design is done before I contact you :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By Dizzy49
Construction Starts This Weekend, Need Isolation Help

I'm starting work on the theater area this weekend. The first room we are tackling has 4 concrete walls.

We will be adding wood frame walls 1" in from the concrete walls. We'll be using...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Dizzy49
I've been following the acoustical panel thread...

I've been following the acoustical panel thread for quite some time. The artist is willing to use the service to print his art on them for me. That way he doesn't have to give out his art in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Dizzy49
Need Help With Theme/Color for My Theater

I've been reading the forums in AVS for years. Everyone has a cool name for their theater, cool custom designs, colors and themes, etc.

That is the part of my build I have been dreading. My wife...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Dizzy49
Best Movie to Show of Theater?

I am curious what 2D and 3D movies would be best to show of a dedicated home theater.

For me:
2D
Gladiator
Cars
Transformers 2

3D
No idea, I don't want much 3D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Dizzy49
Power Conditioning, Voltage Regulation, UPS ??

I finally have my equipment rack in place, and I moved all of my network equipment into it. Right now I have my network equipment hooked up to an old Cyberpower UPS.

A year ago a guy recommended...
Forum: Video Source Items   08-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Dizzy49
If still available i am interested.

If still available i am interested.
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Dizzy49
Nevermind. I offered the guy $600 for the...

Nevermind.

I offered the guy $600 for the speakers, and he said he wouldn't take less than $1000. Considering I can find them new in box on eBay for less than $1000, there's no way I'm paying...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By Dizzy49
JBL vs Mythos. Lateral Move?

I have an OLD set of JBL TLX181 floorspeakers. I picked up a cheap JBL surround system for the sub and satellites later ($200 package deal, nothing fancy), you can see a review here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By Dizzy49
With everyone's help I was able to get pretty...

With everyone's help I was able to get pretty good estimates for max draw on my current equipment, and future equipment. At max, I am right around 2000w each on 2x 20amp circuits. So I'll prob run...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By Dizzy49
Thank you all for your responses, this has helped...

Thank you all for your responses, this has helped a lot!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By Dizzy49
What size amps are you running?

What size amps are you running?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By Dizzy49
Power Draw of A/V Receiver

I am about to wire up my equipment room, and I'm trying to calculate max loads so I know how many circuits I need to put in.

How is the max draw determined for an A/V receiver? Is it determined...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-07-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Dizzy49
I don't know how much power the A/V receiver or...

I don't know how much power the A/V receiver or amps draw. I don't think it's a direct correlation to their output wattage. Otherwise my Denon is like 140w * 7channels = 980.

I've calculated my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Dizzy49
Wiring Equipment Room, How Much Power/Circuits Do I Need?

I took over the old cold storage room in our house to use as our equipment room. I had a single 20amp line run and I have two outlets in a box just kind of hanging from the wall. The only light is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dizzy49
Bah, the guy with the $1975 labor cost won't do...

Bah, the guy with the $1975 labor cost won't do it unless I buy EVERYTHING through him. He has $3900 for materials and $315 for tax. If I can get the unit for $2750 tax free that saves me like $225...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dizzy49
Ok, just heard back from the other two local...

Ok, just heard back from the other two local guys...

This is the unit I'm looking at:
Mitsubishi Dual Zone Mini-Split...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dizzy49
That's what I was afraid of, this guy wants...

That's what I was afraid of, this guy wants nearly 2x as much for the same work.
If it INCLUDED Electrical and Concrete coring it MIGHT be worth it, but it doesn't
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By Dizzy49
Congrats! Columbus is my old stomping ground.

Congrats! Columbus is my old stomping ground.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dizzy49
Ok, so I finally got an official quote back from...

Ok, so I finally got an official quote back from the local guy who is supposed to be really good at installing Mini-Split units.

In short, he wants $4400 to install the unit, and that does not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,129
Posted By Dizzy49
Very cool, I looked at the images and figured out...

Very cool, I looked at the images and figured out what everything was before I read what each image was. Well done.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Dizzy49
All the water issues I had the water was at most...

All the water issues I had the water was at most 1/4", but it was the furthest place away from my theater, so I think the dricore will be the way to go, no Drylok. I also have read it feels a bit...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Dizzy49
Drylok or Dricore, both, neither? So confused.

I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on my theater and start construction in the next couple of weeks.

I am trying to figure out if I need to, don't need to, should use Drylok and/or DriCore.
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