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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-01-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I'll be there! Any of my clients that are going,...

I'll be there! Any of my clients that are going, I will buy you dinner one night :)
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 10
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Torus Power RM-5 Rack Mount Isolation Transformer

Torus Power RM-5 Rack Mount Isolation Transformer. $1000.



Very high quality isolation transformer
Series mode surge suppression
5A continuous current capable. This is PLENTY for any AVR...
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 14
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Primacoustic Nimbus Panels

2 of Primacoustic Nimbus Panels.


These are fabric wrapped 2" thick fiberglass panels.


New, unused, customer returns
Wrapped with black fabric. Whole panel is wrapped with a micromesh,...
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 17
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Vicoustic MultiFuser DC2 Diffuser Panels $75ea

For sale three (3) Vicoustic MultiFuser DC2 Diffuser Panels.



Panel 1:

Grey
Panel has minor shipping damage on one edge (see photo), otherwise good condition.
Forum: Dealer Specials   08-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 17
Posted By Nyal Mellor
XTZ Room Analyzer II Standard $125

An easy to use, all in one box acoustic measurement package and winner of Stereophile Magazine's 2009 & 2010 Product of the Year award


XTZ Room Analyzer II Standard includes everything you need...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Motorized AT screen? I agree with Big, don't have...

Motorized AT screen? I agree with Big, don't have components where you can see all the pretty twinkling lights, put them in a rack or closet with a door.
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Well said. For reference level reproduction you...

Well said. For reference level reproduction you cannot have one system that does multichannel and stereo equally well. The best cinema speakers trade off resolution for max-SPL capability and...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-07-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,380
Posted By Nyal Mellor
+1

+1
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-06-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,505
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yes, definitely need acoustic measurements for...

Yes, definitely need acoustic measurements for existing spaces, otherwise you are playing a guessing game as to what the acoustic characteristics of the room are. For new spaces obviously you can't...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-02-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,505
Posted By Nyal Mellor
I would not advise starting there. Most of those...

I would not advise starting there. Most of those acoustical consultants are noise/vibration experts and/or experts in large room acoustics (houses of worship, offices, auditoriums, etc). The...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 786
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Assuming your priority is 2 channel then I'd...

Assuming your priority is 2 channel then I'd recommend a motorized retractable screen that drops in front of the speakers.


You can also do a smaller fixed screen with two channel speakers out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 786
Posted By Nyal Mellor
+1. I worked with Michael on his room for a while...

+1. I worked with Michael on his room for a while before he picked up enough to go it himself. He is using top line gear like YG Anat, Mola Mola NCore amps, etc....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-24-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 786
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yet another thread turns into objective vs....

Yet another thread turns into objective vs. subjective debate!


I am fully in the "measure things" camp and that good measurements equate to good sound. However I also fully believe that there...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-21-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,558
Posted By Nyal Mellor
http://www.kineticsnoise.com/arch/pdf/aa001812.pdf...

http://www.kineticsnoise.com/arch/pdf/aa001812.pdf


You need to provide your own bolts.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-21-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Nyal Mellor
There is no concept of reference level with all...

There is no concept of reference level with all channels playing. Reference level refers to the calibration process whereby a pink noise signal is played at -20dBFS through a single speaker channel....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 908
Posted By Nyal Mellor
http://www.seymourav.com/screensretractable.asp ...

http://www.seymourav.com/screensretractable.asp
http://www.seymourscreenexcellence.com/electric.asp


Seymour specialize in AT screens. We installed quite a few, both using the XD material and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-19-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 908
Posted By Nyal Mellor
You can do a motorized retractable. We use one in...

You can do a motorized retractable. We use one in our showroom. The Seymour AV screens are the only motorized retractables to use velvet borders for overscan.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-19-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Can't see the plans very well as they are upside...

Can't see the plans very well as they are upside down and kind of small but did someone already do the HT design for you?

Curved screens personally I don't see the point. They were designed to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-19-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 10,397
Posted By Nyal Mellor
If you have a floor that is prone to resonance...

If you have a floor that is prone to resonance when excited by subwoofer frequencies (e.g. suspended wooden floor), then isolating the sub can really help. I have not done any real data collection on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 786
Posted By Nyal Mellor
You can totally have one room that does two...

You can totally have one room that does two channel and HT very well. The most important things for acoustics are to get enough bass trapping in there to create tight bass and to manage the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-17-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 18,848
Posted By Nyal Mellor
A recommended part of a calibration process is...

A recommended part of a calibration process is running a 95dB or higher sine wave sweep through the system from 20-200Hz and identifying / resolving buzzing and rattling. You can do this using REW at...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-14-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3,355
Views: 185,558
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Manual D&J calcs are the most important. ...

Manual D&J calcs are the most important.

HVAC companies advertising expertise in residential energy efficiency work have been good at that stuff in my experience. You can find those companies by...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-12-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Not sure how tall the ceiling is but...

Not sure how tall the ceiling is but theoretically you could build off the floor. The only coupling between new theater and existing garage would be the concrete pad.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-10-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 127,386
Posted By Nyal Mellor
Yes, of course, though you do not need that level...

Yes, of course, though you do not need that level of equipment ($800 pre-amp, $500 mic) to run REW.


Correctly put it is the Datasat mic kit..Dirac do not make a mic kit, only the correction...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-07-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 72,601
Posted By Nyal Mellor
You can get longer cables from Datasat. AFAIK the...

You can get longer cables from Datasat. AFAIK the pinout is the cinema standard, not Tascam or Yamaha. I think the pinout is in the manual.
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