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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By Tedd
Could you live with three seats? Then you could...

Could you live with three seats? Then you could have seating off the walls and surround speakers. The AT space and screen would
be at the narrower end of the room.

That could be a pretty nice...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 292
Posted By Tedd
Big +1 to BigmouthinDC's, SierraMikeBravo, and...

Big +1 to BigmouthinDC's, SierraMikeBravo, and Cineramax's comments...

But I think an acoustically transparent screen wasn't covered. ;)

I'd actually throw in a low noise floor, and a dynamic...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-19-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Tedd
I'd invest in some wireless headphones over...

I'd invest in some wireless headphones over acoustical treatments. The space is going to look nice, but it does have a lot of issues
that aren't conductive to great sound. Maybe that thread with...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-16-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Tedd
That is one tough space, and yet it's also a very...

That is one tough space, and yet it's also a very nice looking space.


I'd be tempted to go very minimalist with a 4K 55" hdtv, recessed into the closet area, but floating free of the back...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 152
Posted By Tedd
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/1262117-ht-utopia-up-running.html Pm iDigital and get his opinion
on how well the screen bounce lighting of his, works? His...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-09-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 557
Posted By Tedd
As to the tentative door framing, might not be...

As to the tentative door framing, might not be too bad. Have you thought about your surround speakers, and their placement needs, and if that impacts on
the door location? I certainly wouldn't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-09-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 152
Posted By Tedd
Electroluminescent Wire or Neon wire might be...

Electroluminescent Wire or Neon wire might be what is in that column, and it might very well be behind acrylic, as a diffuser.


Art Install does all kinds of interesting things with lighting....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-09-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 152
Posted By Tedd
For the fabric panel down lighting, why not just...

For the fabric panel down lighting, why not just use LED tape lighting? You could recess the LED tape lighting into a routed grove in the
bottom of the fabric panel, and staple the fabric. A U...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-09-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 557
Posted By Tedd
Take measurements and do a side view diagram. If...

Take measurements and do a side view diagram. If you have an idea on the seating you will using, that will plant your eyes (,ears, and tops of heads)
so you can design out from there. The screen...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By Tedd
I would suggest that you consider a fire treated...

I would suggest that you consider a fire treated fabric.


A friend used black speaker grill fabric covering large beveled edge frames, to great effect. One of the more impressive budget
ideas...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Tedd
A recent room I came across by Theater Solution....

A recent room I came across by Theater Solution. The ticket window is the entry.


https://www.facebook.com/theatersolution/posts/1126992437321952
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Tedd
That overhead shows all the doors (and their...

That overhead shows all the doors (and their swing), which show off the circulation of the room needed. It appears that is
really your only orientation with seating for six.


That 83" drop is...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 557
Posted By Tedd
I was just wondering if a smaller dedicated...

I was just wondering if a smaller dedicated room, might work. If that HVAC stops 14' from the end of the room, I was thinking that there might be some potential to dedicate the space and flip the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-30-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Tedd
I see where the columns at the back end of the...

I see where the columns at the back end of the room could be used to length the space, but can't say I am a fan of
them up front, from an audio or video perspective.


Spray foam isn't really...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 557
Posted By Tedd
I see all but 2 seats in the posted photo. Which...

I see all but 2 seats in the posted photo. Which really makes me wonder exactly how many seats do you actually need here?


BTW, what is to the right of the screen end of that room?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By Tedd
If the room is being finished out in dark...

If the room is being finished out in dark finishes, then it may very well be not enough lighting come time to clean the room.
(Of course you could simply bring in some lighting, come clean up...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Tedd
And I should have asked just how much room is...

And I should have asked just how much room is below the soffit?


I assume that area back of the girl is the basement stairs?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-29-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Tedd
Have a 2D floor plan? Is there any traffic flow...

Have a 2D floor plan? Is there any traffic flow issues that that space needs to accommodate?


You could square up the room and build walls.


Or you could simply employ an AT screen in the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-28-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Tedd
With your feedback, I personally see that space...

With your feedback, I personally see that space without the front columns, and with some quality in wall speakers, behind a
SeymourAV XD acoustically transparent screen. In wall surrounds +1 too....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-27-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Tedd
As for a screen, you could do DIY SeymourAV's XD...

As for a screen, you could do DIY SeymourAV's XD material and lace it to a 9' wide frame.
And that offset up front, could be a hinged fabric panel, that acts as a door into the AT space.
The...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-27-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Tedd
Actually that was for a 13' wide space, where I'd...

Actually that was for a 13' wide space, where I'd flip the room. And the extra length could be
added to the theater, if you didn't mindthat the theater was a pass through for the next room.

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 452
Posted By Tedd
A room that small is going to be compromised. And...

A room that small is going to be compromised. And that large window is going to be problematic.


I'd personally simplify the heck out of it, minimise seating if possible, and finish in dark...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Tedd
The black cloth will suck up light, but are still...

The black cloth will suck up light, but are still big NHT slabs for early reflections by the ht speakers.


Another thought is there even a need to have the av rack in the theater? Would it be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Tedd
You also want your speakers to be 6" off the...

You also want your speakers to be 6" off the backside of a woven AT screen, to avoid timbre shifting. Subs should be rotated to
not fire on the screen or a lower fabric panel, or else they might...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-27-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Tedd
Those nice shiny NHT 3.3 towers will light up...

Those nice shiny NHT 3.3 towers will light up from the light coming off the screen, and are likely to diminish your
projector's contrast ratio. Also having a multichannel system and a stereo...
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