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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-24-2014, 09:33 AM
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Posted By BasementBob
Or something like this for ten times the cost:...

Or something like this for ten times the cost: Jumbo Outlet Strip 48"L with 8 Outlets and 6' Cord $160 http://www.avenuesupply.ca/en-ca/product/jumbo-outlet-strip-48l-8-outlets-6-cord-322315.aspx
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-23-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10,540
Views: 1,363,869
Posted By BasementBob
Gooddoc: Some more ideas for you to...

Gooddoc:

Some more ideas for you to consider.

Apologies about the room mode calculator not working above 200hz. Actually that's probably a practical limit for modes anyway -- so I shouldn't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-23-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,199
Posted By BasementBob
If you're building an absorber (riser with...

If you're building an absorber (riser with vents), then yes fill the riser with insulation, every bit of space filled.

If you're building a sealed riser (no vents), then just enough insulation to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-23-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,199
Posted By BasementBob
If a 6" cavity, I would have said that 3" to 4"...

If a 6" cavity, I would have said that 3" to 4" of insulation was enough, as long as the entire floor is covered.
What have you read that says it has to be filled?
(I'm thinking of the various...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-23-2014, 01:15 AM
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Posted By BasementBob
Relative to 10hz to 50hz, your 180 Hz to 800 Hz...

Relative to 10hz to 50hz, your 180 Hz to 800 Hz range should be much easier to deal with.

Start with the simple stuff:
1) See if you have any axial modes in the range. Consider putting...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-22-2014, 01:23 AM
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Views: 741,556
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Sailor of the King (1953)...

Watched Sailor of the King (1953) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000MGBLJG)
2.9/5 (amazon 4.2/5, imdb 6.9/10)
Jeffrey Hunter stars as a Canadian sailor serving on a British warship who battles...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
I was thinking more about mass-spring-mass, and...

I was thinking more about mass-spring-mass, and what granroth actually built.

With Acoustik Mat, a sand filled stage should be a mass(stage)-spring(AcoustikMat)-mass(concrete slab) system....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-20-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
How much heavier per square foot is the sand vs...

How much heavier per square foot is the sand vs your slab?
How much heavier is your slab (whole house?), relative to the sand?
Did you put the Acoustic Mat under the joists/sand, and green glue the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-18-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
[humor] ...

[humor]
http://www.nairaland.com/attachments/936918_overload2_jpgd9860df77c962c7986c1e73087d17dd1
http://transportfool.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/overloaded.jpg...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-18-2014, 03:37 PM
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Posted By BasementBob
memmo: The Roxul Comfortboard IS (3")...

memmo:


The Roxul Comfortboard IS (3") looks fine to me, provided it doesn't have the aluminum vapor barrier or black coating stuck to one side.
Higher numbers are more absorption, with...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-16-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
One of the things I've been wondering about is...

One of the things I've been wondering about is how Granroth will ultimately fasten the tops of the plastic. For example with staples or nails (metal), or with acoustical caulking or silicone, or...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-16-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
Waterbeds weigh: Cal.King = 1967 lbs. approx...

Waterbeds weigh:
Cal.King = 1967 lbs. approx
Cal.Queen = 1638.5 lbs. approx
S.Single = 1310.82 lbs. approx

Very few homes are built that can't take that. The weight is spread...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-15-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
I take it you've never put wax paper into a...

I take it you've never put wax paper into a square cake pan. Or aluminum foil on a electric range element spill tray. But now you know how !


I was presuming that the larger width between...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
Would it have been easier if you'd made the...

Would it have been easier if you'd made the cavities 12" OC ?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-11-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7,965
Views: 741,556
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Streets Of Fire (1984) [german bluray]...

Watched Streets Of Fire (1984) [german bluray] (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EPAB726)
Played Streets Of Fire (1984) [HDDVD] (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000QEIOU8)
Played Streets Of Fire (1984) [DVD]...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
I thought you were doing soundproofing testing,...

I thought you were doing soundproofing testing, but you have the microphone in the room.


Since it's in the room,


For a current room mode test,
put the subwoofer in a bottom tri-corner,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7,965
Views: 741,556
Posted By BasementBob
A list of War Movies (pre November 11th -- not...

A list of War Movies (pre November 11th -- not for the hour you're at the public gathering with your poppy showing the veterans and the news channels that you remember)


12 O'clock High
49th...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7,965
Views: 741,556
Posted By BasementBob
Battlestar Galactica (1978) - Love Love Love ...

Battlestar Galactica (1978) - Love Love Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=VzFVjeaXCgQ
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-09-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 19,907
Posted By BasementBob
The purpose of ACH (air changes per hour, hourly...

The purpose of ACH (air changes per hour, hourly ventilation rate divided by the room volume) isn't heating or cooling, so it has nothing to do with the 115 degrees outside. It has to do with oxygen...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-08-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,965
Views: 741,556
Posted By BasementBob
Watched Tora Tora Tora (149 minute Extended...

Watched Tora Tora Tora (149 minute Extended Japanese Edition) (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003H06TZU)
4/5 (amazon 4.7/5, imdb 7.5/10)
Running length:
2 hr 17 min (137 min) (UK)
2 hr 24 min (144...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-06-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
Play sand is supposed to be fine sand that has...

Play sand is supposed to be fine sand that has been washed, dried (sterilized), and screened. Usually silica free, sometimes quartz free. Sometimes natural (beach, rounded)), sometimes ground from...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-03-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
I was mostly worried about you getting that...

I was mostly worried about you getting that microphone more than 6" off the floor.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-03-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
Ah, I discovered something. Four hours ago I...

Ah, I discovered something.
Four hours ago I thought you had bought a CM-145 at $1,295.00 and iAudioInterface2 at $479.99
That's what I was thinking of when I wrote "that microphone"
Turns out you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
There's no situation where its essential. But...

There's no situation where its essential. But there's no situation where that microphone is essential either.
The convenience of a boom mic stand comes into play when you want to put the microphone...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,933
Posted By BasementBob
What are you using for a boom mike stand? I use...

What are you using for a boom mike stand?
I use a Quik Lok A-85. (Telescopic, 7 ft. boom with adjustable counter weight )
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