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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-26-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
You can do it, but I wouldn't unless that speaker...

You can do it, but I wouldn't unless that speaker is dampened. If the lighting has any loose elements, they will rattle causing extreme irritation if the speaker is in the column. Best to avoid the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 803
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
I wish I knew the secret handshake! Alas, I...

I wish I knew the secret handshake! Alas, I don't. The reason no one gives general rules of thumb is because it is complicated. There aren't really any. And if we said place said diffusion here...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-18-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Hi HardTech I let Michael know your in...

Hi HardTech

I let Michael know your in search of him!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-15-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Dennis selected me for me for my formal education...

Dennis selected me for me for my formal education in physics, mathematics and architecture. I did go through a year long mentorship, but I was 1/2 way there already and had the prerequisites Dennis...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Unless BigMouth would like to be a live "poster"...

Unless BigMouth would like to be a live "poster" of the anatomy of a theater builder so I can point out different parts, no I will not be exhibiting.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Yep! Already got the room reserved at the Omni!

Yep! Already got the room reserved at the Omni!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 758
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Changes are afoot...

Some changes are afoot at EG. First off, prices for some design packages will likely be on the increase soon. We haven't increased them in over a decade, so it was time to do so. Second, the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-04-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,671
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Lighter colors are best for an open feel. Darker...

Lighter colors are best for an open feel. Darker will make it feel a bit more closed it. Use whatever sconces you want. Make sure they don't rattle though.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-04-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,730
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
You mean what color or type? I'd have to look,...

You mean what color or type? I'd have to look, but I think it was Anchorage. Mulberry was one color I believe.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,730
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Construction complete! Time for Adam to work...

Construction complete! Time for Adam to work some magic!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,671
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
All depends on how much room we have to work with...

All depends on how much room we have to work with and where the speakers end up for baffle wall install. The P18 is the most capable sub I have experienced with that size footprint. It will rattle...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Silvers' depending on room size and seating...

Silvers' depending on room size and seating distance could work or not. Can't read where the Atmos speakers are going. Sound isolation sounds off, and curved screen are expensive however useful in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-25-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Advised yes. In the end your call.

Advised yes. In the end your call.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-25-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,671
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-25-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,671
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Hope this works

Hope this works
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-25-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
i think that is what I was trying to explain, but...

i think that is what I was trying to explain, but perhaps it got lost in translation. This is how we do it. The hole is bigger than the speaker. We use 1 layer of MDF and a layer of gypsum inside...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Oh, and you have a small problem with...

Oh, and you have a small problem with maintenance. By adding a second layer to a speakers enclosure, you pretty much seal that speaker in for good. Perhaps something happens to a driver and a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
You can do whatever you'd like, but, we use...

You can do whatever you'd like, but, we use speakers with back boxes already part of its design. However, we often use multiple layers bus to the fact sound has a tendency to leak. Multiple layers...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 214
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Don't have to use only MDF. Line the box with MLV...

Don't have to use only MDF. Line the box with MLV or gypsum board and GG. Leave an air space between box and speaker to further decouple. Gypsum is denser than MDF so will stop more. This does...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-23-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,395
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Always the naysayers. I knew you wouldn't find...

Always the naysayers. I knew you wouldn't find validity in it. To each their own. I'm done on the subject. Your test was poorly conducted granroth and I've said that from the beginning. There...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,395
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
One final thought I'd like to add. When...

One final thought I'd like to add. When designing a theater where we don't know what the subwoofer (or how many are eventually used) characteristics are, we plan for the worst case scenario. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,395
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
The point of the paper is really to give...

The point of the paper is really to give additional thought. It is not a far stretch by any means to apply this to your situation. What needs to be really conveyed here is that there is a LOT more...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,395
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
No Stereodude, the walls are decoupled to prevent...

No Stereodude, the walls are decoupled to prevent noise from coming in....acoustical AND mechanical vibration. Key word being mechanical vibration in this case.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,395
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Granroth, think about this. What makes the stage...

Granroth, think about this. What makes the stage any different than the floor they tested? You have 2 inches of plywood...the top floor...then you have say a 2x12 for framing right for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-22-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,395
Posted By SierraMikeBravo
Number 17 in the bibliography may be of interest...

Number 17 in the bibliography may be of interest to read as well. This is the joys of writing scientific research papers! Done it may times...and don't really miss it.
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