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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-10-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By scottyroo
There you go. That solves that then

There you go. That solves that then
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-06-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,613
Posted By scottyroo
Awesome... I plan on getting some of SnapAV's new...

Awesome... I plan on getting some of SnapAV's new digital amps. How many will be the next question.

You did some awesome work on this space. LOVE it! The overhead beams add tons of depth to the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-06-2014, 09:53 AM
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Views: 12,613
Posted By scottyroo
Gotcha. So it wasn't an acoustically driven...

Gotcha. So it wasn't an acoustically driven decision is what you are saying. So you gotta tell me...how do they sound?? Do they do a good job filling the room? Any nuances I should know about before...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-06-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Double 4" Conduit - Check! One for low voltage...

Double 4" Conduit - Check! One for low voltage (HDMI, Cat5, speaker) and one for electrical. I have no experience on this but I'd imagine that having them separate may eliminate some potential A/V...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,613
Posted By scottyroo
Two more questions... Is there a reason you...

Two more questions...

Is there a reason you went with the smaller 900 series LCR speaker (http://www.snapav.com/p-429-es-ht900-iwlcr-6.aspx) for your rear surrounds in lieu of the 950 series side...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-05-2014, 11:57 PM
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Views: 12,613
Posted By scottyroo
Beautiful theater! It really turned out amazing....

Beautiful theater! It really turned out amazing. So how do you like your episode 900s?!?! You might remember me from my suspended slab build thread. Interested to see what you think of them, how they...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
You have me thinking about doing the rack in...

You have me thinking about doing the rack in another room... It would definitely clean up the space. I have a Harmony 900 RF Remote now and that signal isn't going to go through concrete. IR...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-29-2014, 11:55 AM
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Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
I've updated the design and I'd love some input...

I've updated the design and I'd love some input around rack access and distance from bar to steps.

I am beginning to think that rear access to the rack isn't going to very feasible in my setup...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-29-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
That's the idea! I'm having some heartburn...

That's the idea!

I'm having some heartburn on 16:9 and 2.35:1 this week. Luckily that will be one of the last things I decide on. I had the chance to stop by dhendrickson's theater last week here...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-29-2014, 09:24 AM
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Views: 91,552
Posted By scottyroo
Coming late to the party here but gotta say......

Coming late to the party here but gotta say... Holy moses I love this theater. Not only does it look GREAT finished but its the 'chrome motor parts' that really make this build special. BIG's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-23-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Love it... not a bad idea at all. Couldn't I also...

Love it... not a bad idea at all. Couldn't I also convert a 16:9 screen to 2.35:1 but doing the panels on the top and bottom?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-23-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
I'm still undecided on 16:9 vs 2.35:1. The amount...

I'm still undecided on 16:9 vs 2.35:1. The amount of 16:9 content I watch far outweighs anamorphic content. We have a lot of shows and sports that we would watch in this room. If I were to go with a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Thanks Kevin. That is great to know. I will...

Thanks Kevin. That is great to know. I will definitely be giving Ted a call when it comes time to soundproof. I don't need it to be sound-tight but would want be willing to spend some money to do a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
1. Waterproofing is handled by the precast...

1. Waterproofing is handled by the precast subcontractor my builder is using. They supposedly use waterproof tar and a gasket system to keep moisture from getting down there. I also plan on doing a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-22-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Thank you! I hope it turns out as planned. My...

Thank you! I hope it turns out as planned. My wife makes fun of me over how focused I am with the details of this room. Hopefully it pays off! :)

We also did a 377 sq foot bonus room above the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
The suspended slab room with standard 9' walls to...

The suspended slab room with standard 9' walls to match the rest of the foundation was $8,715 total. The cost to go down another 3' to 12' walls in that room was $5,590. So the total price to do the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-22-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Its been a while since I last updated this...

Its been a while since I last updated this thread. I realized not too long ago that this is my builder's first time ever doing a suspended slab build so it is a learning experience for him. I'm ok...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Spent a few minutes putting a plan together......

Spent a few minutes putting a plan together... this is based on a 133" screen and 11' front row viewing distance. AV equipment would go in one of the rear rooms. Should I go with a symmetrical look...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Interesting... Can the 6030 do 2.35:1 natively...

Interesting... Can the 6030 do 2.35:1 natively without an extra lens? What I'm reading it sounds like the anamorphic lens you would need for the 6030 would set you back another $2,000. Not sure I can...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
Just sent one - i need to send another one with...

Just sent one - i need to send another one with my cell number. I see what you mean about screen size. Do you know if the Epson 4030/5030 does 1:2.35 very well?


I know someone in American Fork...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
300 x 7! That is a BEAST. I'm interested in doing...

300 x 7! That is a BEAST. I'm interested in doing the 4 side surrounds like you did so you'll have to let me know how it works out. I'll be looking forward to hearing what you think about the 900/950...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-20-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
I clicked through and went through all 90 posts...

I clicked through and went through all 90 posts on your theater. VERY nice. Not sure I quite have the budget to replicate but it gave me a lot of great ideas. :) Do you have amps pushing each of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-20-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
That would be great! I'm building in North Lehi...

That would be great! I'm building in North Lehi area. I haven't broken ground on my house yet so I'm realistically about 1 year out from executing on these plans. Ground-breaking is in about 2-3...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,037
Posted By scottyroo
I have a friend with an AT screen and the holes...

I have a friend with an AT screen and the holes on it distort the image a ton. It is truly unwatchable. Is that generally the case with AT screens? Would having a narrower sound-stage with the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By scottyroo
Hey I'm about to build a house with a suspended...

Hey I'm about to build a house with a suspended slab as well. Have you made any progress on this space yet? Are those 9' foundation walls with and additional drop down? How did you achieve the drop...
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