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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,721
Posted By ctviggen
OK, that could easily start a war. I've seen...

OK, that could easily start a war. I've seen arguments on both sides for absorption and diffusion on the first reflection points (side walls). I personally went with absorption. It's too bad you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-10-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,856
Posted By ctviggen
What is the throat of the vent boot?

What is the throat of the vent boot?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-10-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By ctviggen
Basically, I had these: Sub platform...

Basically, I had these:

Sub platform (http://www.enjoythemusic.com/magazine/equipment/1004/ascsubtrap.htm)

Or maybe this:

http://www.enjoythemusic.com/magazine/equipment/1004/ascsubtrap.htm
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-10-2016, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By ctviggen
I'd think more like random placement instead of...

I'd think more like random placement instead of placing them at the same spot along each wall. For instance, if you have two opposing long walls, placing one in a corner and one in the middle of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-10-2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By ctviggen
I ran my cat5e cable (I only put in one -- I...

I ran my cat5e cable (I only put in one -- I still don't see the need for multiple cables) separately, but waited until the end to run my HDMI through my conduit. I used stiff HDMI that was tough to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-08-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 16,018
Posted By ctviggen
You might be able to get better response for the...

You might be able to get better response for the subs if you moved them. For instance, leave one where it is and put the other one on a different wall at a different position (e.g., if the other sub...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-08-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By ctviggen
It might be that the USB is looking for some kind...

It might be that the USB is looking for some kind of signal or message, or it turns off to save power. Mine (on a Samsung TV) turns on and stays on (or at least my LED backlights stay lit while the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-02-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By ctviggen
Sound reduction is nonlinear and also varies by...

Sound reduction is nonlinear and also varies by frequency, so adding two layers on each of the floor/ceiling and also on the ceiling after the clips and channel will increase the sound "isolation" by...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-01-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By ctviggen
Much of the sound is going to go around the door....

Much of the sound is going to go around the door. If you want to seal it, treat it as an outside door and put seals all around. I bought solid core, heavy doors with seals on three sides but not...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-13-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,637
Posted By ctviggen
Hi Ted, I saw the installation sheet, but my...

Hi Ted,

I saw the installation sheet, but my application is different. Once these are installed, I would not be able to get to the driver, possibly unless it's free floating. For instance, I'm...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-13-2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,637
Posted By ctviggen
Where did you buy them? I'd like to order two of...

Where did you buy them? I'd like to order two of them and compare them to what I have now, in terms of light output and quality.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-11-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,637
Posted By ctviggen
Hmmm...The Progress lighting versions I bought...

Hmmm...The Progress lighting versions I bought are 1070 lumens, whereas the 6 inch versions of the LiteLine are only 700 lumens. I might have to stick with the ones I bought for my closet, but I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-11-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,637
Posted By ctviggen
Those are really cool. We're going to redo our...

Those are really cool. We're going to redo our bedroom closet (as it's built into an attic and I want to insulate the ceiling -- which is really the rafters). I bought some relatively low profile...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-10-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By ctviggen
Thank you both. I've never seen them at HD/Lowes,...

Thank you both. I've never seen them at HD/Lowes, but it's easy to miss things in there.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-10-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By ctviggen
Those are cool. What are they called (so I can...

Those are cool. What are they called (so I can order some)?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-09-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By ctviggen
To me, that appears that the ceiling is bowing...

To me, that appears that the ceiling is bowing downward. Is that the case or is that an effect of the picture?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-09-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,036
Posted By ctviggen
That's impressive. Even with a drywall...

That's impressive. Even with a drywall handle-type lifter, I had some trouble with 8 foot pieces. By the way, once you get used to lifting fire-rated drywall, then lift regular 1/2 inch drywall,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-06-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By ctviggen
Another suggestion is to put LED strip lighting...

Another suggestion is to put LED strip lighting in them, such as to highlight artwork or glassware.

By the way, that's an awesome collection of scotch. I used to like scotch, but it becomes an...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-02-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 677
Posted By ctviggen
Is the goal to insulate? If so, usually you put...

Is the goal to insulate? If so, usually you put down sheet insulation (and tape seams), then two layers of OSB. You can drill one OSB layer into the concrete and the second one into the first one,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-01-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 98,865
Posted By ctviggen
8 Years! That sounds like my last project. I...

8 Years! That sounds like my last project. I made the mistake of buying slightly old equipment then, thinking that I'd be into the room within months....Years later, the slightly old equipment is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-01-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By ctviggen
Jeff, when you screw into OSB, do you get...

Jeff, when you screw into OSB, do you get "pullout", where the fibers separate and "pull" into the drywall?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-01-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By ctviggen
My personal feeling is you can always dim lights...

My personal feeling is you can always dim lights but it's very difficult and/or expensive to add lights. I always add more lighting than I think I need. In your case, I would go with 100+ watts...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-04-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By ctviggen
Automatic door closer and knobs for thick door

I have a closet that's in an attic. I have a door on it currently that is about an inch or so thick and uses a normal handle set. I want to add another 2 inches of sheet insulation (Dow Thermax) to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-04-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,486
Posted By ctviggen
How do you like the Roxul? I was thinking of...

How do you like the Roxul? I was thinking of using some of that.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-22-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By ctviggen
Let me see if I can upload a picture. See below....

Let me see if I can upload a picture. See below. The equipment is on the right side and the HDMI cable and speaker cables go underneath (through the basement) to the left side. The HDMI and...
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