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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
You could do that, but what's your time worth,...

You could do that, but what's your time worth, doing something custom?

I also might have reached for a door since I was given that solution to hide my electrical panel, decades ago.
I found it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Tedd
A low noise floor is a very quiet room. That...

A low noise floor is a very quiet room. That allows you to hear whispers and quiet events clearly, and loud events like explosions
don't have you jumping for the volume button. So now you can hear...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By Tedd
I'd consider flipping the two closets on the side...

I'd consider flipping the two closets on the side wall, so the av rack is further back in the room.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By Tedd
Why not just do a single row of three seats, and...

Why not just do a single row of three seats, and skip the riser entirely? If that reclining sofa is a three seat one, then you have your
centrally located chair.

The polar opposite of sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
You could frame as a window I guess. But a large...

You could frame as a window I guess. But a large piece of glass isn't conductive to sound proofing.

A solid external door with gaskets, is straightforward and easily available... Access is easy,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-23-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By Tedd
I've heard of Blue Tack being used to rattle...

I've heard of Blue Tack being used to rattle proof things, like glass sconces and picture frames....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Tedd
I wonder if a cork floor would work well? ...

I wonder if a cork floor would work well?

And just what would these obsolete formats be? And how would these formats look, when scaled up
large anyways? Anything less then a 480i source isn't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 5,739
Posted By Tedd
I see vent at the back of the projector. And if...

I see vent at the back of the projector. And if there's vents at the front, then you might need the pj to be further off the
wall, for proper cooling. Then you might need a larger hole, for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
Yes to the back row in the narrower area, but you...

Yes to the back row in the narrower area, but you also went down to 2 seats, and expanded the foot print.

You will need to get a little creative to cover that area. But I expect it could be done. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-23-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By Tedd
You needn't be in an enclosed room. But an...

You needn't be in an enclosed room.

But an enclosed space has the potential for a low noise floor, and maybe some sound containment.

The open space has more seating potential, and you need to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 5,739
Posted By Tedd
Might have to be a little bigger, if the...

Might have to be a little bigger, if the projector vents at the front....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
I prefer the room as you laid it out, also. ...

I prefer the room as you laid it out, also.

But...... Fabric wing walls up front, to hide a door in front of the electrical panel. Those wing walls will shadow box the front area,
and suck up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Tedd
I wonder about a couple of barn door sliding...

I wonder about a couple of barn door sliding panels, to close off the mixing station on the back wall.
Acoustically treated.

I see the room, much like this Waterfall Audio design. Less the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By Tedd
A coupe of budget builds setting the bar high ...

A coupe of budget builds setting the bar high

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/15-general-home-theater-media-game-rooms/1303660-mini-man-cave-phase-2-could-use-help-planning.html
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-22-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
It's a creature comfort issue, so I'd be leery....

It's a creature comfort issue, so I'd be leery. It's something not easily fixed with the room done, if it is a
real problem.

The supplies could be in a soffit up front. Or maybe you take...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Tedd
I wonder about putting the control station in the...

I wonder about putting the control station in the side wall, or better yet, in the back wall? As for cabling needs, if
you do fabric panels, then you have space to run hidden conduit to the AV/IT...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
A stage can be sand filled and be on some heavy...

A stage can be sand filled and be on some heavy duty rubber matting, so it can help isolate the subs and
front speakers, from the concrete slab.

It can be decorative, add some design flair, and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By Tedd
I guess it's floor storage space, that is fueling...

I guess it's floor storage space, that is fueling the desire to mount the rack high.

You could suspend a smaller rack, and also lag it to the side wall. And you could add a side support on the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Tedd
You could design from the seats out. Don't space...

You could design from the seats out. Don't space out the seating, and plant those three seats in a row.

Then you could have the seating 4' off the back wall, and 3' off the side walls, for a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
Don't frame a stage or the riser at this point....

Don't frame a stage or the riser at this point. These should be done after the drywall.
Soffits might also go in after drywall.

Plywood backer for projector mounting? Sconce backers for large...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 852
Posted By Tedd
I'd build some BigmouthinDC style backer boxes....

I'd build some BigmouthinDC style backer boxes. (And maybe use his soffit framing using steel drywall track and wood, while I think of it...)

Pot lights could go in backer boxes in the joist...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By Tedd
Big's option 2 would get you a second row.... Or...

Big's option 2 would get you a second row.... Or space 3 could have the back wall pushed back, and get
a second row. To me, the location decision is more about the other spaces, and what works best...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,686
Views: 1,007,575
Posted By Tedd
Now I see the disconnect.... I'd give up the...

Now I see the disconnect....

I'd give up the 2U of rack space, if you have it to spare.

I could see building a sturdy wood box to fit in the base, with a thick top and then routing some slots ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-19-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Tedd
Two rows in 15 feet is very tight. Might be...

Two rows in 15 feet is very tight. Might be doable with actual theater seats, with the back row right on the back wall.

I'd be asking myself if I could get by with four seats, in a single row so...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Tedd
How big is this room?

How big is this room?
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