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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-04-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,918
Views: 162,541
Posted By TMcG
Triad should be able to send you a true 1:1 scale...

Triad should be able to send you a true 1:1 scale CAD in PDF format that you can simply have printed at FedEx Office. No tracing, no cardboard, no measuring...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-03-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 44,159
Posted By TMcG
They make carpet padding wedges that are like...

They make carpet padding wedges that are like giant shims to smooth transitions. Any carpet place worth their salt should have them.

EDIT - Link...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 378
Posted By TMcG
Don't you mean iEye? :rolleyes:

Don't you mean iEye? :rolleyes:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-01-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 378
Posted By TMcG
Having Siri do it would be 1000 times cooler.... ...

Having Siri do it would be 1000 times cooler.... :cool:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,428
Posted By TMcG
I still have my old Suzuki 185 geared for trail...

I still have my old Suzuki 185 geared for trail riding. It maxes out around 60mph in top gear now. :D I'm like you, Auburn...trail riding is therapeutic and a great way to escape for a few hours.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 44,159
Posted By TMcG
Or whatever dimmer switch he is using....I didn't...

Or whatever dimmer switch he is using....I didn't look it up.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 44,159
Posted By TMcG
It's in Mr. Tim's theater and the same approach...

It's in Mr. Tim's theater and the same approach used by Hopeful Fred in his theater. But in both of these instances they were using traditional Grafik Eyes which require a minimum 25 watt load per...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,736
Posted By TMcG
The skinniest structure you can get is 1.5" thick...

The skinniest structure you can get is 1.5" thick by using metal framing 'u' channel for the top and bottom of a short wall with the vertical struts of the wall as sideways 2x4s with the face toward...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 44,159
Posted By TMcG
It's posts like these that confirm my intent to...

It's posts like these that confirm my intent to use incandescents for my theater this go-round. I'd love to use LEDs to avoid the heat load, but they aren't ready for prime time as far as dimming is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-24-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,127
Posted By TMcG
Awesome work bilwil! I really appreciate your...

Awesome work bilwil! I really appreciate your determination to get things done, even when you're bone tired and it's the last thing you want to do after working a full day at work. Is the same crew...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
That would be perfect. The 1100ES is a real...

That would be perfect. The 1100ES is a real tour-de-force when it comes to calibration settings. It actually has most (if not all) of the video adjustment settings the Lumagen has. Normally you'd...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
The 250i would be loaded with up to four...

The 250i would be loaded with up to four 4-channel input cards and four 4-channel output cards for a total of 16x16. The inputs accept balanced or single-ended signals of any voltage and can output...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
The DCP300 requires purchasing the QSC DCA series...

The DCP300 requires purchasing the QSC DCA series amplifiers, which use the DB9 digital output this processor provides via QSYS processing and control. It cannot connect to any other traditional...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 155,216
Posted By TMcG
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
Dormie's right...the 250i is 2RU. I think your...

Dormie's right...the 250i is 2RU. I think your amplifier line up is strong and I wouldn't touch it unless you absolutely need the rack space. I have no problem with QSC's line of amplifiers from...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,736
Posted By TMcG
Nice video . . . and nice granroth-inspired...

Nice video . . . and nice granroth-inspired avatar! :p Do you mind sharing how much the HVAC reconfiguration work cost? Once they are done, will they take airflow measurements so you can get the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 44,159
Posted By TMcG
"....and then there was light, and it was...

"....and then there was light, and it was good...."
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
I'd get a demo unit installed in your system to...

I'd get a demo unit installed in your system to visualize the differences before purchase, without question. Given the quality and calibration abilities of the VPL-VW1100ES projector, I think you'd...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
:eek: If the Atmos speakers are relatively...

:eek:

If the Atmos speakers are relatively cheap and you already have the amplification....where would the rest of this $$$ go assuming the top-end 4K Oppo would be around $1500 and a Marantz...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-22-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,428
Posted By TMcG
^^^ I was going to suggest the middle one for...

^^^ I was going to suggest the middle one for this same reason. I think you will need a bit of contrast against all the black.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 33,428
Posted By TMcG
Why not the UXL-18 vs. the HST-18? Don't get me...

Why not the UXL-18 vs. the HST-18? Don't get me wrong, I really like Stereo Integrity, but the UXL-18 comes in at 15% less for what has been shown to be 95%+ performance of the TC Sounds LMS Ultra. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,736
Posted By TMcG
I have this exact same situation in my basement...

I have this exact same situation in my basement with 1" of rigid foam and 3/4" T&G plywood on top....and then 3/8" hardwood. I asked our inspector if we had to create a landing because of this and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
"They" (whoever they are...) say that there will...

"They" (whoever they are...) say that there will be content to coincide with the launch of 4K Bluray at the end of this year. One would only hope that "they" realize the person buying a 4K disc will...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,325
Views: 950,683
Posted By TMcG
Every RU is precisely 1.75". I normally use a...

Every RU is precisely 1.75". I normally use a very quick Excel spreadsheet to lay everything out vs. the Rack Tools software on Middle Atlantic's website.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-18-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 107,800
Posted By TMcG
Doublewing.... HDMI 2.0a just...

Doublewing.... HDMI 2.0a just announced.....grrrrrrr......seems like a usable feature upgrade by having High Dynamic Range.

http://hometheaterreview.com/hdmi-forum-releases-20a-specification/
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