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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-25-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By HopefulFred
I'm by no means an expert in any of this, so...

I'm by no means an expert in any of this, so please don't get bogged down in any of the details I might present here. The numbers are only approximate, and I may have ranges fairly wrong as well. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-25-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 304
Posted By HopefulFred
I think some of the trouble you are having...

I think some of the trouble you are having developing a comprehensive approach and understanding could be remedied by a change in tack. You are looking at it from the perspective of what tools you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-15-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
This guy was trying to get in on the action. ...

This guy was trying to get in on the action.

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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-15-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 942
Posted By HopefulFred
If you like the 88 Special, there is one listed...

If you like the 88 Special, there is one listed for sale at DIYSG forum.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-11-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,458,802
Posted By HopefulFred
If paper seems too reflective for your taste, two...

If paper seems too reflective for your taste, two layers of fabric may be the best choice - I can't speak to the effectiveness in terms of managing the fibers. You might also consider a very thin...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-10-2016, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,458,802
Posted By HopefulFred
It is true that the paper will reflect some of...

It is true that the paper will reflect some of the signal, but that's probably not a problem. Any bass or even midrange signal has so much energy that the paper will not have enough mass to reflect...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-09-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 147,421
Posted By HopefulFred
I like option 3 as well, but there is something...

I like option 3 as well, but there is something nice about the nostalgia of the "Enjoy the show!" If you keep those remarks, they need to be the same font, IMO. Also, I would require the symmetry of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-08-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
Who needs a router table? (maybe I do, but this...

Who needs a router table? (maybe I do, but this actually worked pretty well)

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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-06-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
I don't have pictures tonight, but I did set off...

I don't have pictures tonight, but I did set off the "smoke" detector with sawdust. I should have pictures of the door work tomorrow.

I'm still working toward a door without latch or closer,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-01-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,458,802
Posted By HopefulFred
Reflected sound from the area of the image...

Reflected sound from the area of the image provides no benefit. In most cases, it is detrimental to both the frequency response and temporal precision of the front soundstage, as well as complicating...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By HopefulFred
I can't seem to find a clear source for reputable...

I can't seem to find a clear source for reputable information documenting low frequency sound localization, but wikipedia says "As the frequency drops below 80 Hz it becomes difficult or impossible...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 219,909
Posted By HopefulFred
The customer pays Erich extra for pre-assembled...

The customer pays Erich extra for pre-assembled and tested. Erich ships you the XO parts. You assemble and test. You ship to end user. The extra fee to the customer covers the extra shipping and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 219,909
Posted By HopefulFred
^ It would seem to me that this would be...

^ It would seem to me that this would be something Impulse Audio could do. I don't know how that would influence what Erich does; certainly I don't want to step on diysg toes, but I would think a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
I'm trying to think of other ideas, and I wonder...

I'm trying to think of other ideas, and I wonder about magnets. The Zero door seals I have are aluminum, so I would have to get magnets into both the jamb and the door. Sounds like too much...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
I don't know much about door closers other than I...

I don't know much about door closers other than I am turned off by the look. I'm not willing to say never, at this point... Looking at them, I have a question or two. I see that the one you linked...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
I have considered some rivets or brackets or...

I have considered some rivets or brackets or other surface decorations, but I'm not motivated to do it. ...not sure.

Right now my mood is "paint it and be done." Actually, I think I'm the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
The seals are the part which give me pause. I...

The seals are the part which give me pause. I don't want the seals to require more pressure than the catch can hold for a good seal. Do you have any pictures of the invisible touch latches...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
Over the last week or so I've been finalizing...

Over the last week or so I've been finalizing electrical work and some stuff in the rack closet. The closet is by no means done, but things are coming along. Meanwhile, I determined that I need to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,458,802
Posted By HopefulFred
The size change for the TV seems unlikely to...

The size change for the TV seems unlikely to cause problems. More likely is setup. In particular, could it be that you are getting sound from both the TV and the tower speakers?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By HopefulFred
Your success hinges on this. ;) Your (upside...

Your success hinges on this. ;)

Your (upside down) pole needs a broad base. If you don't have a pole that is supported by a large base, it probably will need some brace near the middle of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 179,028
Posted By HopefulFred
I don't think I have executed a project that...

I don't think I have executed a project that straightforward. Does not compute... :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
I have a hunch that when you program the scene...

I have a hunch that when you program the scene the options for Sc and Sd are what make the difference - Sd sets the Scene default, while Sc is just "current", I guess(?).

Speaking of that, I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,616
Views: 91,242
Posted By HopefulFred
I think I have it adequately square now. Thanks...

I think I have it adequately square now. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 179,028
Posted By HopefulFred
34 months ago, you asked me what my plans were...

34 months ago, you asked me what my plans were for a hush box. I replied that my plan was to steal yours. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-12-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 147,421
Posted By HopefulFred
What if you just remove exactly where the studs...

What if you just remove exactly where the studs will be? Does that save any effort?
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