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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-28-2015, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Mike Butny
Brian.....WOW, it looks great. I forgot you were...

Brian.....WOW, it looks great. I forgot you were doing the panels on the walls and not painting them. I was like, what is he doing.... he's painting the ceiling before finishing sanding the walls....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Brian: If your going to paint the ceiling and...

Brian: If your going to paint the ceiling and walls then its best to do the trim last. While White trim looks very nice and clean, for a Theater room I would suggest painting all trim a matte black....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Mike Butny
Add a little water ( not too much ) and it will...

Add a little water ( not too much ) and it will go on nice and smooth.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-20-2015, 07:40 PM
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Views: 8,291
Posted By Mike Butny
Another great review Ralph, well done.

Another great review Ralph, well done.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-19-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
I got your first movie picked out Brian:...

I got your first movie picked out Brian: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/187-official-avs-blu-ray-disc-reviews/1938209-gravity-special-edition-blu-ray-official-avs-forum-review.html;)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-14-2015, 11:11 PM
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Posted By Mike Butny
http://www.atsacoustics.com/page--Selecting-the-Ri...

http://www.atsacoustics.com/page--Selecting-the-Right-Acoustic-Material--ac.html

Selecting the Right Acoustic Material
We stock a variety of acoustic materials to make sure whatever your project...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-12-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Damn...... Brian is moving along fast, everything...

Damn...... Brian is moving along fast, everything looks great. I agree once the drywall goes up it really starts to look like a room. Brian, I'm really excited for you and your family as your Theater...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-07-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18,145
Views: 716,141
Posted By Mike Butny
http://www.realhd-audio.com/?p=2765

http://www.realhd-audio.com/?p=2765
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,960
Views: 73,311
Posted By Mike Butny
Keep in mind that if using a 80hz crossover that...

Keep in mind that if using a 80hz crossover that the 80hz point is not a brick wall, there is some bleed through and I would guess that's why it is important to have good FR below the CO point. Lets...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2015, 08:48 PM
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Views: 76,443
Posted By Mike Butny
If anyone has the Sheryl Crow c'mon, c'mon CD,...

If anyone has the Sheryl Crow c'mon, c'mon CD, listen to track 13 Weather Channel. Its a great recorded track, you can hear Cheryl taking breaths of air in before she sings throughout the song. The...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2015, 08:33 PM
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Posted By Mike Butny
1) For the purist 2 channel music guys it lets...

1) For the purist 2 channel music guys it lets them run the speakers in full range without using a subwoofer. This really does not answer your question but this statement is correct.

2) If you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-04-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Hop: When you installed the cans did you build a...

Hop: When you installed the cans did you build a sound proof box around them in the ceiling so it will stop sound from leaking upstairs? When I did my first theater I had 6 big cans on 2 separate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-04-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Cans in the ceiling does look very nice but I...

Cans in the ceiling does look very nice but I would make sure they do not rattle when subs are pounding away, that's why I would suggest wall sconces. I think the soffit adds character to the room,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-04-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
My vote is for just 1 soffit, when the room is...

My vote is for just 1 soffit, when the room is complete and you're enjoying that 1st movie with the family you will find yourself starring at the soffit saying to yourself " I did it" ;) Everything...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-02-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18,145
Views: 716,141
Posted By Mike Butny
For under 3K you can do 3 V1500's :) and then...

For under 3K you can do 3 V1500's :) and then when you move and put your system in a smaller room ( greater output ) it would be like you purchased 3 new subs again. A win win situation;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-02-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18,145
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Posted By Mike Butny
Do you have all 5 in the same room or are you...

Do you have all 5 in the same room or are you using them for different systems throughout the house? If you have all 5 in the same room I bet they sound insane:D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-02-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,177
Posted By Mike Butny
What level did you set to 0db? Sub trim? If so...

What level did you set to 0db? Sub trim? If so that would mean are are running the sub 9.5db hot :eek:
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-28-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Brain: See the images below.

Brain: See the images below.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-28-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
So if I understand you correctly, with the...

So if I understand you correctly, with the speaker partially in the column and part of the speaker sticking out, you would have to make a perfect cut in the drywall and having the drywall flush all...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-28-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18,145
Views: 716,141
Posted By Mike Butny
Brian: Your room is about 1500cf, my room is...

Brian: Your room is about 1500cf, my room is 2332cf and I re -watched Godzilla with my boys at -15MV and the bass was insane. I know the bass was filtered below 30hz but it sounded great, waves of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Well that will depend on whats the Electrical...

Well that will depend on whats the Electrical Code in your area, In my area I had to use conduit.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
I know the feeling, watch a few videos and do...

I know the feeling, watch a few videos and do some research it will come to you. It's nice that your Father-n-law used to build houses for a living though. Did you buy your conduit and conduit bender...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Here is a few links if you want to give it a try...

Here is a few links if you want to give it a try by yourself:

http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/how-to-build-a-soffit/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVI9zlO49aE
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
Brian, trust me on this. Its not going to kill...

Brian, trust me on this. Its not going to kill the budget, I would DD and green glue the ceiling. Its going to be worth the extra$$$$$$ and also separate the ceiling drywall from the wall drywall...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 16,943
Posted By Mike Butny
[QUOTE=Brian...

[QUOTE=Brian Fineberg;32150113]http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b159/bcfineberg/Mobile%20Uploads/53D365D8-C259-4DD4-B798-B5740048FD06_zpswxrxofai.jpg...
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