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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-03-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By Tedd
I am talking simple,very cost effective, and...

I am talking simple,very cost effective, and budget methods here, that will give you an excellent theater.
You might not be familiar with how inexpensively you can create a DIY acoustically...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-03-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Tedd
Not that I have an issue with the Mrs picking...

Not that I have an issue with the Mrs picking colors and carpet, but does she understand how those choices
will impact on the how well the theater will perform? The goal should be darker surfaces...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By Tedd
That front closet just screams to me that it's...

That front closet just screams to me that it's natural, with some minimal additional framing + some
SeymourAV XD acoustically transparent screen material, tensioned via O rings and grommets. So I'm...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Tedd
I would suggest a search for BigmouthinDC's...

I would suggest a search for BigmouthinDC's "goalpost" screen mounting as a first step for that front wall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Tedd
Backer box for in-wall speakers as surrounds,...

Backer box for in-wall speakers as surrounds, mounted high.
Fabric front wall and al three front speakers behind the screen, as they will
likely timbre shift. You could continue the fabric walls...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Tedd
Why are you overbuilding the front wall? Are you...

Why are you overbuilding the front wall? Are you planning to drywall the screen wall?
(And if so, stop! :) )


Why not just build a simple flat black finished, sand filled box, to elevate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 290
Posted By Tedd
The HVAC in the middle of the house is usually...

The HVAC in the middle of the house is usually the most cost effective, and simplest installation.
Less ductwork also means efficiency. However, this does not take into account a new owner's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-01-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By Tedd
+1 to asking about the purpose of the room in the...

+1 to asking about the purpose of the room in the bottom right hand corner.


I'd be removing the closet framing at the other end of the room, as a starter, and thinking
SeymourAV XD for an...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Tedd
Yes to in wall speakers all around, and all three...

Yes to in wall speakers all around, and all three front channels behind a Seymour Uf
DIY acoustically transparent uF screen.


Triads are worth a listen. But the room isn't big, so pretty much...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 290
Posted By Tedd
How many seats needed?

How many seats needed?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 517
Posted By Tedd
Learn some skills like carpentry, wood working,...

Learn some skills like carpentry, wood working, and take a night school home wiring electrical course.


Be exposed to knowledge and ideas on this website, and see if there are any local area...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-29-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By Tedd
Ever consider an acoustically transparent screen?...

Ever consider an acoustically transparent screen? Hide the speakers and sub, and present a clean front wall. The av rack could be built into a new alcove.


Ever seen SOWK's gaming setup?

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Tedd
No experience with SeymourAv's uF AT fabric, but...

No experience with SeymourAv's uF AT fabric, but apparently it has a finer weave and you can sit much closer.


JuanFlaco's budget 9x13 build might scale up nicely, but keep the seating off the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Tedd
I wouldn't get so wrapped over that video. It is...

I wouldn't get so wrapped over that video. It is chock full of bad ideas, if you value audio and video quality.
(That IS a hard core response, but you are in a hard core forum. :) ) Are you after...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Tedd
Short and small rooms I fully "get". :) ...

Short and small rooms I fully "get". :)


My concern with the screen recessed, is will those edges light up? And those near boundary edges
being so close, are likely to bounce light coming off...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By Tedd
I wonder if there's height to change the stairs...

I wonder if there's height to change the stairs to an L. Then extend the wall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Tedd
Why recess the screen at all? Does the...

Why recess the screen at all?

Does the door swing outwards? Any interference with seating?

As for the wainscoting, won't that be problematic with slap echoes?


Are those sconces on the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Tedd
If an alternative look to the traditional...

If an alternative look to the traditional columned room is desired, one lesson I have learned is sometimes you can sacrifice some square footage, even in a smaller room. Less can be sometimes equate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 318
Posted By Tedd
When the room is tight in length, another option...

When the room is tight in length, another option to explore, is a single row layout with a DIY
acoustically transparent screen. While the room ends up visually smaller, you can create a room that ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By Tedd
So what's the plans for the basement? Would you...

So what's the plans for the basement? Would you consider another screen location, with
a much improved layout for audio? You could also later add a bar room in that location. You might
even...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-28-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 484
Posted By Tedd
Another option would be to do an O ring and tarp...

Another option would be to do an O ring and tarp type grommet tensioning system on an oversized piece of screen material, and then build a
simple black velvet covered frame, to hide that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,491
Posted By Tedd
Excellent. Didn't know about changing a bulb...

Excellent. Didn't know about changing a bulb being a potential hazard, so I will file that away. Thanks!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 5,491
Posted By Tedd
Make sure you turn off the power when...

Make sure you turn off the power when installing/removing a GE into a metal box. One (easy to accomplish)
short and the GE will be fried.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 854
Posted By Tedd
Here's an unique look (in a condo) that works in...

Here's an unique look (in a condo) that works in curtains. I've always wondered if the curtains absorbed the highs?


The room does mimick some of your hand drawn room's features... It also...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By Tedd
Stadium style theater seats? That would give you...

Stadium style theater seats? That would give you a tight footprint for 2 rows of three. And by using in-wall speakers with some SeymourAV uF
acoustically transparent screen fabric, you might have...
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