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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Plasma George
Here's the sub enclosure in the Deck. It worked...

Here's the sub enclosure in the Deck. It worked out perfect, the Kicker 15" that needs 3 cubic feet. The math for the Golden Ratio (.66 x 1.0 x 1.66) was 11.5h x 17d x 28w....11.5 is almost exactly...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Plasma George
We got some framing done this week, you can see...

We got some framing done this week, you can see the Deck, the sub enclosure, the steps, columns and soffit.

View of Screen Wall, Center will be in wall under the screen, Left and Right fronts...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Plasma George
Welcome to The Thunder Deck III build

He's Baaaaaack,10 years later.


"The Thunder Deck", 1993 in my Fraternity House, (brothers gave it that name:D) I simply put my 2 car subs under a deck we built and turned the lights out for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,838
Posted By Plasma George
Oh, OK, I'm sure if it could have been done an...

Oh,
OK, I'm sure if it could have been done an HVAC guys would have done it.


My builder did the exact same thing, easier for them to go down and under the studs, then to go through with t big...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,838
Posted By Plasma George
I'm at the same stage you are, I see you framed...

I'm at the same stage you are, I see you framed around that duct work. I had a very similar situation and got my Framer to remove it and relocate it back up in the stud bays. SO worth the little...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By Plasma George
I guess I was asking. Trying to figure a way to...

I guess I was asking. Trying to figure a way to manipulate the audio (making it louder), but I guess you answered my question.


I may have a way to mount them on the wall, it will just be all...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By Plasma George
So, Putting them in the Ceiling will be...

So,
Putting them in the Ceiling will be incorrect audio ? IOW, there's no way to recreate accurate sound by putting speakers 8' above the ears, versus level, a few feet away ?

We either...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-08-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By Plasma George
Great feedback. The Ceiling is easy to do, but...

Great feedback.
The Ceiling is easy to do, but I'm limited to the dimensions of the room, about 17' wide.
So putting them in the ceiling, as far horizontally as possible, then on the AV Receiver...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By Plasma George
7.2 Surround Speakers

Hey All,
Been 10 years since I posted here, I'm about to do another Theater. I'll start a new construction thread.


The question/opinion I want to hear from you guys....I'm doing 7.2 setup,...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-25-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By Plasma George
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I blackened (paint) all the shiny white vapor barrier on teh screen wall and the one...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-25-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By Plasma George
Thanks for responding, it is a nice Samsung...

Thanks for responding, it is a nice Samsung A800, 1080p, HDMI connections, but we do lose resolution and contrast zooming that big...but it is cool for some material.

Can you point me to where I...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-23-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By Plasma George
Hey All, Been a year or more since I posted,...

Hey All,
Been a year or more since I posted, but I figure I'm back since I moved and will be doing a new Theater eventually when I find a big pile of money.
Until then, I have the PJ setup in the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-01-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,754
Posted By Plasma George
What are your guys opinions on the UN55ES6100...

What are your guys opinions on the UN55ES6100 compared to ours ? That's what I wanted, then I saw the 6500 for $100 more...3D and 480 CMR (gotta figure that's better).
PS3 Call of Duty was pretty...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-30-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,754
Posted By Plasma George
So after reading all about the Sammy's, and...

So after reading all about the Sammy's, and having 2 Sammy projectors in my Theater (720p now 1080p), I settled on this UN55ES6500. After my first ED plasm back in 2002, I've owned every TV...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   08-04-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 108,233
Posted By Plasma George
My first Infocus 4805 I almost got 3000hrs in...

My first Infocus 4805 I almost got 3000hrs in this exact setup. The Samsung 710 almost got to 2000hrs on the first bulb, then only 500hrs on the 2nd (I think it was defective) and the 3rd about...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-31-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 108,233
Posted By Plasma George
So I put it in the soffit, took off the little...

So I put it in the soffit, took off the little feet and removed my screen that was off the wall about 5 inches and put it directly on the wall.
The result.
Almost 0 keystoning and an image that's...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,403
Posted By Plasma George
Thanks for the ideas. So I know AVS guys...

Thanks for the ideas.

So I know AVS guys are not BW fans, but I gotta say after many paint jobs on my screen, probably 5 different mixes, 15 coats....BW was the homerun, and has been for 3+ years...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-24-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,403
Posted By Plasma George
Thanks for all the advice, the delay is cause...

Thanks for all the advice, the delay is cause I'm in a holding pattern for HD to get in the DW.

I took down the old screen and cracked a corner off, cause it was too heavy. I couldn't handle it...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-12-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,179
Posted By Plasma George
You'd have to be Superman to see the texture in...

You'd have to be Superman to see the texture in a laminate from even only a few feet away, that won't your problem.
Your problem will be the orange peel effect from the roller.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-12-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,403
Posted By Plasma George
Thanks for the link to the cutter, that's an...

Thanks for the link to the cutter, that's an option.

No chance of moving the PJ back. In the soffit, it sticks out because it's deeper than the older Samsung. The rear AC cord and HDMI cable bend...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   07-09-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,403
Posted By Plasma George
The screen is a Black Widow paint job on...

The screen is a Black Widow paint job on laminate. It's suspended about 6" from the wall with the framing 3/4" plywood about 12" short all the way around.
So on the edges it's just laminate, no...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-01-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 108,233
Posted By Plasma George
Hanging under the soffit just sucks. The entire...

Hanging under the soffit just sucks. The entire room was built with all systems planned for, to have to hang the PJ will look like an after thought.

I will take the feet off, center the lens,...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-01-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 108,233
Posted By Plasma George
Excellent reponses and thank you, I have noone...

Excellent reponses and thank you, I have noone else that can help here.

As far as pre-calculating, here's the story of how I came into this unit--Samsung determned my 710AE (still under a 5year...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-30-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 108,233
Posted By Plasma George
Thanks for the explanation on keystoning, but...

Thanks for the explanation on keystoning, but that's not what the issue is.

The PJ is sitting level and flat on it's feet, in the exact same location as the 710. And both have the lens shift to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   06-30-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 108,233
Posted By Plasma George
OK, I jumped from the 710AE to the 800, and it...

OK,
I jumped from the 710AE to the 800, and it is noticeably brighter and sharper (with some material), not all. 720p ESPN looks the same, if not duller, but any 1080i material looks better,...
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