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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 08:41 AM
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Posted By greedo
Yeah, I just need the detector to alarm....

Yeah, I just need the detector to alarm. Hopefully the HT won't be the cause...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
JPA, I could hang one right inside the door, I...

JPA, I could hang one right inside the door, I have my insulation up, but that's not a big deal to pull a 6 ft wire. Is it safe to paint a smoke detector? I'd hate to have an ugly white one right in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Now that I'm starting to drywall, I had a concern...

Now that I'm starting to drywall, I had a concern about smoke detectors. My HT will be pretty soundproofed, and I'm concerned that if I'm in there watching a movie, that I or my family wouldn't hear...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Did the article link get dropped?

Did the article link get dropped?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-14-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Getting started on the drywall for the entire...

Getting started on the drywall for the entire basement today, and I have a question about glue. Is it worth gluing the drywall (as well as screwing it in)? I wouldn't be doing this in the home...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Awesome, thanks! Cat cable is really the...

Awesome, thanks! Cat cable is really the MacGuyver of low voltage...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
I plan on using iRule with an iPad to control my...

I plan on using iRule with an iPad to control my media closet, but I think it might be smart to include some backup options. I was thinking of running an IR cable from the closet to the front wall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Passed my electrical rough-in inspection this...

Passed my electrical rough-in inspection this week. The only ding he got me for was a few holes through studs that were too close an needed to have the protective plates added.

After the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Passed my electrical inspection, so now it's time...

Passed my electrical inspection, so now it's time to get my LV wiring done! The inspector didn't find any issues, though he recommended adding strike plates to a few of my studs where the holes were...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By greedo
Be aware that even straight studs can warp/twist...

Be aware that even straight studs can warp/twist over time. I was very careful in picking out my studs, but 6 months after framing, some of them are amazingly warped. If I had to do it over again, I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Been busy since I last posted. I had knee...

Been busy since I last posted. I had knee surgery which put me out of action until mid-May, so I'm making up for lost time.

1. Finished the backer boxes for my lights, and mounted them.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By greedo
Any time you make a connection, whether it's a...

Any time you make a connection, whether it's a splice, a patch panel punchdown, or just at the RJ45 end, you can have a performance drop. Since you can't run new cat5, you're stuck with either these...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By greedo
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by astro2013 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513882/to-splice-or-not-to-splice#post_24328574)

Sorry to bring this up again, but...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By greedo
R19 won't have a serious affect on the sound...

R19 won't have a serious affect on the sound traveling upstairs.

One thing to realize, is that a lot of soundproofing/sound isolating is really almost an all or nothing deal. If your room isn't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
I did notice that it says wall plate is not...

I did notice that it says wall plate is not included, but then again, I only see white/almond wall plates. For the money they charge, you'd think they'd throw in a wall plate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
I found it, thanks for pointing me in the right...

I found it, thanks for pointing me in the right direction.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by vanice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1450377/greedos-cantina/150#post_24324981)

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I'm not seeing anything...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By greedo
I was told by the folks at Soundproofing Company...

I was told by the folks at Soundproofing Company not to bother with using sealant for drywall between the joists. So that'll save you some time and money if you skip that step.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Where to buy colored Insteon switches? Most of...

Where to buy colored Insteon switches? Most of what I see on Amazon is white or almond, and I'm looking for black.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,429
Posted By greedo
Great looking build, and good to see another...

Great looking build, and good to see another Husker area build!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 6,456
Posted By greedo
Quote:Originally Posted by Larry...

Quote:Originally Posted by Larry M http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1479556/how-much-did-you-spend-on-tools-to-build-your-theater/90#post_24306462)

I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Any Insteon users experiencing reliability...

Any Insteon users experiencing reliability issues with the dualband switches? The Amazon reviews have me a bit nervous.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,045
Posted By greedo
Had a busy weekend trying to wrap everything up...

Had a busy weekend trying to wrap everything up before watching my Seahawks. First was to enclose the steel beam that is at the front of the home theater.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,840
Posted By greedo
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fbuzila http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1504028/my-dragon-nest-theater#post_24288792)

I just ordered 90 panels of 5/8 drywall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-29-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 6,456
Posted By greedo
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mfusick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1479556/how-much-did-you-spend-on-tools-to-build-your-theater/90#post_24279230)

I...
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