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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
I've got some leftover stuff that hopefully...

I've got some leftover stuff that hopefully someone local might be interested in.

I think there are 19 pieces of 10' furring channel (of the type and specification recommended by The Soundproofing...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
I've run out of black fabric.  Waiting for more...

I've run out of black fabric.  Waiting for more fabric before finishing the walls.
 
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/420413/width/1000/height/1000/flags/LL...
Forum: This and That   04-10-2014, 08:35 AM
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Views: 364
Posted By RossoDiamante
Anybody in the DC area have extra Guilford of...

Anybody in the DC area have extra Guilford of Maine FR-701 in black that they might be interested in selling?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Cosmetically, the fabric is going up on the...

Cosmetically, the fabric is going up on the walls.  I think I'm going to be quite short on black GOM fabric.  Anyone have some they want to sell?
 ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-09-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Well, it's fully functional.  Still cosmetic...

Well, it's fully functional.  Still cosmetic stuff to finish up.  Movies look great on the big screen.  Sound is impressive as well.  Room EQ seems pretty reasonable given just a little bit of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-31-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 386,075
Posted By RossoDiamante
I also had a "rattle" problem on one of my...

I also had a "rattle" problem on one of my passive Captivators.  I bought a pair used and I guess it just goes to show you that you sometimes don't know what you're getting until you get it home....
Forum: Front Projector   02-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By RossoDiamante
Still available.  Need to clean out the house of...

Still available.  Need to clean out the house of all the extra AV and computer equipment now that the basement is finished.
Forum: Video Processors   02-06-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By RossoDiamante
I know that this is a frequently discussed topic...

I know that this is a frequently discussed topic in a variety of different forums, and it is one that is currently vexing me as well.  I'm hoping that someone will have some insight, possibly even a...
Forum: Video Processors   01-06-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 719,335
Posted By RossoDiamante
Sorry if this has been addressed already, but in...

Sorry if this has been addressed already, but in the chain of equipment, is the order of these components significant?
 
pre-amp -- darbee -- lumagen -- projector
 
vs.
 
pre-amp -- lumagen --...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,032
Posted By RossoDiamante
I see you revived this old thread too.  It seems...

I see you revived this old thread too.  It seems that I got very little input on my boxes!  Good thing I didn't wait for the advise before finishing the enclosures!
 
Seems to have worked out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-05-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Nice wiring job!  Where did you end up putting...

Nice wiring job!  Where did you end up putting the "excess" cable length?  I had to loop some cables along the vertical posts.
 
I put the pre-amp and amp together for cosmetic reasons.  But there...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
The rack is nearing completion.  Need to get the...

The rack is nearing completion.  Need to get the mounting ear for the ethernet switch fabricated and installed and then a couple of other smaller connections and then time to button it up. 
 
The...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-19-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AirBenji http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456093/diamante-build-in-dc/180#post_23968525)

Looking good! Can we see a pic of the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-19-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Carpet is in.  My minimalist screen wall frame...

Carpet is in.  My minimalist screen wall frame is up and painted.  The rack is getting put together in its final configuration.  Things are looking good.  To my ear, the room sounds a lot better now...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-07-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,616
Posted By RossoDiamante
That furring channel looks familiar!  :-)   ...

That furring channel looks familiar!  :-)
 
Glad to see that you're making progress.
 
Not Virginia, but I got all my doors (cheap) at Fisher Lumber in Rockville, MD.  Best price and free...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-04-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
The baffle wall complete.  Now includes 24" of...

The baffle wall complete.  Now includes 24" of fiberglass insulation behind the wall.  Seems to have improved the acoustics by measurement, but I'm suspicious of how.  I will have to re-measure to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-02-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
The baffle wall is constructed.  I've measured...

The baffle wall is constructed.  I've measured the room again and it seems that I've picked up a big null around 60 Hz.  The bass so flat before the baffle wall.  I guess just dumb luck.  I'll see...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-01-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HopefulFred http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456093/diamante-build-in-dc/150#post_23898971)

The only confident answer I have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-01-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
I was starting to construct my baffle wall now...

I was starting to construct my baffle wall now that everything behind the screen wall is installed.  
 
So I come down this morning and take a look at what I've done so far:
 ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Spent a little time tweaking the EQ a little...

Spent a little time tweaking the EQ a little bit.  A pretty big change in the flatness of the SPL response curve.  Making some progress on the RT60 as well.  I suspect the big change there will come...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
IPI didn't have enough foresight to ask the...

IPI didn't have enough foresight to ask the dimming question up front. Would have saved me a bit of time and aggravation.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Yes, I assume so.  There is already a neutral...

Yes, I assume so.  There is already a neutral density filter or some such there.  
 
First, I will get the rest of the "dark stuff" in there and see if the natural absorption of the room brings...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11,020
Views: 1,421,045
Posted By RossoDiamante
I know the issue of risers as bass...

I know the issue of risers as bass traps/broadband absorbers has been brought up a couple of times.  And the end of the discussion usually is that it is complicated and can have negative as well as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
This was my equivalent to 2 tons of sandbags.......

This was my equivalent to 2 tons of sandbags....
 
Speaking of which, I don't seem to have any resonance issues or low frequency reproduction problems so far.  I'm debating whether or not I should...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-28-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,828
Posted By RossoDiamante
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by TMcG http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1456093/diamante-build-in-dc/150#post_23883141)

Ceiling looks nice! Which star ceiling...
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