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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-29-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 44
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Helped a client do it this year, I think it was...

Helped a client do it this year, I think it was under $2000 for his Fiber-optic ceiling. Visit the White Oaks theater project in the dedicated theater section of this forum.
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 46,574
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
better than factory made

better than factory made
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 305
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
DVD: I take a different view of your problem. ...

DVD: I take a different view of your problem. Don't give up the height.

You secure blocking by not only resting on the flange, but nailing through the web material into the ends of the blocking....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
multsubs.pdf...

multsubs.pdf (http://www.harman.com/EN-US/OurCompany/Innovation/Documents/White%20Papers/multsubs.pdf)

see slides 59 and 75
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
example of Zebra, even using the right staples,...

example of Zebra, even using the right staples, it is really hard to eliminate them 100% but if can be done. Monochromatic fabrics with soffit down-lighting are the worst, The tighter you try to make...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
a narrow crown stapler is just that. The staple...

a narrow crown stapler is just that. The staple legs are closer together than fabric staplers. While it will do the job if you aren't careful it will create corn rows of alternating sections of loose...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-29-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I'm about a 1/4 million staples into being a fan...

I'm about a 1/4 million staples into being a fan of the US58
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Same answer from last may:...

Same answer from last may: (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/2015897-help-requested-avs-experts-dedicated-home-theater.html)
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 459
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
those are the same thickness, this one had...

those are the same thickness,

this one had three levels,

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/163182/width/500/height/1000/flags/LL
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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-28-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
If your guy didn't say anything he just wants...

If your guy didn't say anything he just wants your money and could care less about your theater experience. That is WAAAAYYYYYYY to far from the screen. Put the back at 12 ft from the screen.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 422
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you can skip the top and bottom that is just my...

you can skip the top and bottom that is just my over-engineering, just do furring on the wall and attach to that.

Let me give you something else to ponder a double stud wall is coupled to the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,409
Views: 190,209
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.thx.com/professional/cinema-certificati...

http://www.thx.com/professional/cinema-certification/speaker-layout-and-baffle-wall/

and from the guy who designed Matt's baffle wall:

http://www.acousticfrontiers.com/2013322baffle-walls/
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
"Low frequencies from 50 to around one 150 hertz...

"Low frequencies from 50 to around one 150 hertz were bad"

In home theaters we are fighting the 20 to 150hz.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 422
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you are building the side walls to be decoupled...

you are building the side walls to be decoupled so how do you imagine that setting a column against it will transfer low frequency? If you want to, you can keep the column off the floor, just lift...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if you can put the fabric over your mouth and...

if you can put the fabric over your mouth and believe you could leave it there for 20 minutes, it passes.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
$819 package from HSU speakers includes a...

$819 package from HSU speakers

includes a subwoofer and something more than 4 inch woofers that are in the Logans, read the online reviews of HSU speakers, IMHO it's not a home theater without...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Stand as high as you can on a ladder, don't reach...

Stand as high as you can on a ladder, don't reach overhead with the cup. expect things to fall. be sure to wear eye protection as glass shards may fly upwards.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
A Redmere HDMI cable from Monoprice can handle 30...

A Redmere HDMI cable from Monoprice can handle 30 ft.

Don't move the existing outlet, just take a power feed off of it up to the ceiling as you are proposing, sure you may have to patch and paint...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
if pulling the glass off the wall ends up ripping...

if pulling the glass off the wall ends up ripping big sections of surface paper off the wall it may be more efficient to just cover the mess with a new layer of 3/8 or even 1/4 inch drywall. tape and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 459
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=912202&d=1440777130


looks familiar
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
you only paint what you don't see, who cares if...

you only paint what you don't see, who cares if it has a finished look? use fabric around the perimeter of the screen.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
full speed ahead

full speed ahead
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 406
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
I can tell you that the online calculators...

I can tell you that the online calculators estimate 10 fl if the projector lens is 20 ft from the screen and the screen is a 120 inch wide 2.35 That is claimed brightness and probably a new bulb....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-28-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
Those are two totally separate decisions. Using...

Those are two totally separate decisions. Using floating joists doesn't diminish the need to deaden the footfall noise from a hardwood floor above. If you expect a lot of traffic above, I'd do the...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-27-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By BIGmouthinDC
are you putting a wall where the screen is drawn?...

are you putting a wall where the screen is drawn? projector looks to be in an awkward position and my be too close to the screen. It's usually above and behind the main viewing position. do you know...
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