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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-20-2017, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By drunkpenguin
I have those speakers in my game room. They...

I have those speakers in my game room. They actually sound really good. I think youll be happy with them. I wouldn't do 7.1 if you can't get speakers behind you. You would need to push your...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-20-2017, 03:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By drunkpenguin
Personally, I would be thinking about a phantom...

Personally, I would be thinking about a phantom center in your room. Left and right mounted on each side of the screen. I think this would sound better than a ceiling height center. If you want a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-20-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By drunkpenguin
Your drawing has no rear surrounds, you might...

Your drawing has no rear surrounds, you might want to prewire for them in case you ever change your mind and want rear speakers.

Where is the sub going? I would run multiple sub wires. You won't...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-19-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 105
Posted By drunkpenguin
Some movies will not have 7.1 sound mixed in...

Some movies will not have 7.1 sound mixed in them. If your receiver has a remix mode it can add to the surrounds.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-17-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,519
Posted By drunkpenguin
Another vote for Interstellar! That movie can...

Another vote for Interstellar! That movie can pop open my theater door!
Forum: Post Testing Area   02-17-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 30
Posted By drunkpenguin
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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 168
Posted By drunkpenguin
Didn't I see that movie on late night HBO? ...

Didn't I see that movie on late night HBO?

2 Beths and a Chrome Job. :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By drunkpenguin
Large area rug will help. Thick heavy curtains...

Large area rug will help. Thick heavy curtains on windows. Concentrate on the first reflections points. Put whatever you can there, a chair, something.

http://realtraps.com/rfz.htm
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-17-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 41
Posted By drunkpenguin
Ok, this sounds like my livingroom. I have a...

Ok, this sounds like my livingroom. I have a ceiling fan on a 10' ceiling that hangs down 2 feet in between me and the tv. It does not bother me what so ever, in fact that fan is ON more often than...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By drunkpenguin
Open living rooms are tough, that may be why you...

Open living rooms are tough, that may be why you are not getting much response. They are tough because the typical absorption solution won't work for most living rooms unless you are ok hanging...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By drunkpenguin
Let me clarify, I love behr, I just don't use...

Let me clarify, I love behr, I just don't use flat anymore. I used to like the killz brand until it disappeared. They had the best cans ever! Nice plastic screw off cap and easier to poor. I wish...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-17-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 651,434
Posted By drunkpenguin
Your bar is making me thirsty! I'm gonna...

Your bar is making me thirsty!

I'm gonna post mine one of these days, but I gotta dig out the before pics from home.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By drunkpenguin
Emotiva amps have a great reputation around here.

Emotiva amps have a great reputation around here.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-17-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By drunkpenguin
Hopefully it works out! My livingroom tv got a...

Hopefully it works out! My livingroom tv got a cheap sony receiver from walmart and it serves us fine for that room.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By drunkpenguin
It's been many years but we bought some for the...

It's been many years but we bought some for the master bedroom and I swore I would never use it again. Maybe they've gotten better? Many people swear by it. Once it was on it held up fine over the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-17-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 41
Posted By drunkpenguin
I dont have a ceiling fan in my theater so I...

I dont have a ceiling fan in my theater so I can't help much, but do you have a PJ or a TV? I think the next few posters will want to know.

Also for the winter, consider an oil filled space...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By drunkpenguin
I quit using flat, but I love Behr paint. Covers...

I quit using flat, but I love Behr paint. Covers in 1 coat. I've had a handful of arguments around AVS because everybody thinks their paint is the (insert colorful word here) and everybody else is...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-17-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,227
Posted By drunkpenguin
I must get lucky a lot. I also bought PSA...

I must get lucky a lot. I also bought PSA speakers after a single post. In fact I remember poster number 2 saying, well that was fast now I can't suggest anything. Those speakers turned out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 140
Posted By drunkpenguin
Death by subwoofer! Not a bad way to go! ...

Death by subwoofer! Not a bad way to go!

Related question, does a bald guy make a good diffuser? If so, should I seat them on the sides or the back row? :D
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,058
Posted By drunkpenguin
I also have an Oppo but it's out of the price...

I also have an Oppo but it's out of the price range of an xbox. If you get a model with darby it is worth the cost imo.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,118
Posted By drunkpenguin
I would suggest keeping a tennis racquet nearby...

I would suggest keeping a tennis racquet nearby in case a movie track decides to launch those things at you! :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 140
Posted By drunkpenguin
That's a great question actually! I've often...

That's a great question actually! I've often wondered this myself. I would assume there is some impact, but it must be minimal. I've asked myself why we don't run things like audysey with people...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-17-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,227
Posted By drunkpenguin
I haven't been steered wrong yet. I bought a JVC...

I haven't been steered wrong yet. I bought a JVC RS1 ten years ago because someone on this forum suggested it so I bought it. Still using the original bulb so I would say I was steered the right...
Forum: Screens   02-17-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By drunkpenguin
Originally I went non AT probably due to budget...

Originally I went non AT probably due to budget when I was building the room. I recently considered remodeling with an AT screen but started reading about degraded sound and video performance and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-17-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,058
Posted By drunkpenguin
If you are a gamer go for it, if not you could...

If you are a gamer go for it, if not you could get a better player for that kind of money.
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