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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-29-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,548
Posted By Nyal Mellor
How are you going to hold up the 15"+ of pink...

How are you going to hold up the 15"+ of pink fluffy? Might need some extra framing.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-29-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 505
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Lightly used GTR AND $40k HT.

Lightly used GTR AND $40k HT.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-27-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 122,714
Posted By Nyal Mellor
http://www.tktheaters.com/portimages/ellipse/ellip...

http://www.tktheaters.com/portimages/ellipse/ellipse_1.jpg


From TK Theaters. This is my all time favorite.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-23-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 102,946
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I don't disagree unfortunately the way Dirac...

I don't disagree unfortunately the way Dirac licensing works you need to have a license to change the target curve and re-generate the filters. And with Datasat the license is tied to the installer...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-22-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 102,946
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Magic? No seriously, you can use REW or...

Magic?


No seriously, you can use REW or other similar programs to understand the power response of the speaker and therefore judge what the Dirac target curve should look like in terms of the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-22-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,122
Views: 102,946
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I agree, but that's where your calibrator /...

I agree, but that's where your calibrator / installer should be able to help. Most people won't know HOW to adjust the target curve to get what they want, they'll only be able to say "I want less...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-20-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Some useful blog articles for you to read on...

Some useful blog articles for you to read on things like:
- viewing angles
- sightlines
- aspect ratios
- image brightness

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-18-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 311
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Check out the new Lutron Caseta. Will integrate...

Check out the new Lutron Caseta. Will integrate with Harmony, 1/3rd price of RA2 and GrafikEye.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,841
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Reading this I would guess that maybe the SVS was...

Reading this I would guess that maybe the SVS was not properly integrated with the mains. Every sub adds a different amount of latency, primarily due to DSP processing differences. Could have been...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Good data here:...

Good data here: http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/publications/en/rh-pr/tech/2000-109.htm
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By Nyal Mellor
In all seriousness very thick pink fluffy works...

In all seriousness very thick pink fluffy works very well (think 10"+). Depending on room acoustics you could roll off the top end absorption of that by using a perforated or slatted wooden face on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-15-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I think 1" Linacoustic is the best answer :eek: ...

I think 1" Linacoustic is the best answer :eek:


Linacoustic = great bass trap once sprinkled with "magic sauce" by famous theater designer.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-14-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 122,714
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I think we are just doing wall to wall 1"...

I think we are just doing wall to wall 1" Linacoustic and calling it a day. Isn't that what everyone else on AVS does? :eek:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-13-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 122,714
Posted By Nyal Mellor
The 350ES is a bargain at the discounted promo...

The 350ES is a bargain at the discounted promo price.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-13-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Nyal Mellor
How can you keep acoustics "simple" :) ...

How can you keep acoustics "simple" :)


HVAC - dedicated all the way IMO.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-12-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Triad Bronze InWall. You can run two subs off one...

Triad Bronze InWall. You can run two subs off one amp for $2000.


I would STRONGLY advise NOT using a generic amp with an in wall sub ESPECIALLY when it is used in a balancing application. You...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-12-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Fantastic work & application of the science of...

Fantastic work & application of the science of acoustics!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-12-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 258
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Generally speaking if you want consistent bass to...

Generally speaking if you want consistent bass to all seats in two rows you need FOUR subs. Two to provide width mode cancellation and two to provide length mode cancellation.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-06-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Ah yes, the HYBRID baffle wall / bass trap. I...

Ah yes, the HYBRID baffle wall / bass trap. I have been designing a few of those recently. Check out the baffle wall design for The Savoy theater.


The philosophical question becomes: what is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-06-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 152
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Even "pure" diffusers have absorption, at least...

Even "pure" diffusers have absorption, at least if you believe the ISO standard reverberation chamber tests. Scattering shows up as absorption in these tests.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-05-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,383
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Basically I was just pointing out that even...

Basically I was just pointing out that even hexagonal rooms have modal behavior, and interestingly if you look at the shape of the modal patterns then you can see that it resembles the same modal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 34,513
Posted By Nyal Mellor
With the Datasat RS20i you have to time align and...

With the Datasat RS20i you have to time align and level adjust multiple subs setups before you run Dirac Live. Once the subs are time aligned and level adjusted you then measure the subs as a single...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 866
Posted By Nyal Mellor
If you want some speakers that will do high SPL...

If you want some speakers that will do high SPL HT plus sound great for music check out KEF.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-16-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 260
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Please post some photos!

Please post some photos!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-16-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Nyal Mellor
You can also buy in wall speakers either with...

You can also buy in wall speakers either with already made back boxes (Triad, Procella P6IW, Sonance Cinema, many others) or some manufacturers make back boxes for their speakers (Sonance, KEF) or...
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