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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-01-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 328
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Posted By Peter M
Downunder Theatre MkII ... giving new meaning to...

Downunder Theatre MkII ... giving new meaning to "glacial" since 2009 !! :p

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Yep, that pretty much sums it up. The only thing...

Yep, that pretty much sums it up. The only thing to add is that each of the 1" layers making up the 2" thick panels also had different density.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Chuck, Yes they look very similar, however I...

Chuck,

Yes they look very similar, however I believe the BAD panels have a perforated board on the front, whereas the Q-Perf uses perforated 1" fiberglass.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Chuck, All my 2" panels have plain drywall...

Chuck,

All my 2" panels have plain drywall directly behind them.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-19-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Yep ... the Q-Perf is quite expensive. Luckily...

Yep ... the Q-Perf is quite expensive. Luckily there is a company here that makes it under licence so at least I saved on the transport costs. Here it is again from way up-thread ...
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-19-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Chuck, Every panel you see has some form of...

Chuck,

Every panel you see has some form of acoustic treatment behind it. Dennis spec'd three different types of panels and mapped where each was to be placed.

One of them is from QuestAI. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-19-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Not really frustration ... but I was well and...

Not really frustration ... but I was well and truly over it by the end ... plus it was nice to have the garage back.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-18-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
I should have added that it took me 3-400 hours...

I should have added that it took me 3-400 hours to do all the panels and column covers ! :eek:

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-18-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
All of my panels are 2" thick. Unlike a lot of...

All of my panels are 2" thick. Unlike a lot of the panels you'll see on AVS mine are rounded rather than chamfered. To do this I bought a bullnose shaped skirting profile 2" deep x 3/4" thick. ...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 417
Posted By Peter M
Doing a simple Windows copy between my two 12TB...

Doing a simple Windows copy between my two 12TB QNAP NAS boxes the data transfer rate is typically ~400Mb/s through my gigabit network ... more than enough for anything I'm ever likely to do.

I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-18-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Peter M
Steve, I think Peter's shorthand has lead...

Steve,

I think Peter's shorthand has lead you to answer three questions when he really wanted to ask just one -

Who OEMs Wisdom's amps - is it ATI or Bryston ?

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By Peter M
Timber flooring is hugely popular here, I'm just...

Timber flooring is hugely popular here, I'm just not an expert.

I don't remember being offered Australian Cypress when we were selecting ours. Obviously there's more money in exporting it ! ;)
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-17-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By Peter M
Sorry ... but I'm so not a timber expert ! ...

Sorry ... but I'm so not a timber expert !

All of our flooring is blackbutt which is a very common local hardwood we choose just for it's appearance.

Australian Cypress doesn't seem that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-16-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,460
Views: 138,100
Posted By Peter M
The PCH isn't necessarily a full storage...

The PCH isn't necessarily a full storage solution. I use mine to stream from a QNAP NAS and I'm very happy with it, however I don't do 3D or some of the other more complex things that people seem to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-16-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 306
Posted By Peter M
+ 1 I also have hardwood between my two...

+ 1

I also have hardwood between my two carpets.

Cheers,
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-11-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Peter M
Very disappointed that they didn't release this...

Very disappointed that they didn't release this with a surround mix as they did for DSOTM and WYWH.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Peter M
I think saying you Detest the RS20 is a bit harsh...

I think saying you Detest the RS20 is a bit harsh as you don't even have it yet !! :p

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,054
Posted By Peter M
I think the Germans were on top but the right way...

I think the Germans were on top but the right way up ... it was the Aussies that were upside down ... 'cause we're from DownUnder !

And I fixed your Maloo quote !! :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Chuck, My fabric was sourced locally from...

Chuck,

My fabric was sourced locally from RIM Fabrics in Melbourne. It's called Trilogy One (http://www.rimfabrics.com.au/trilogy-one.php)

The wall panels are Ocean, the column covers are...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-31-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 76,231
Posted By Peter M
Thanks for the very kind comments guys. ...

Thanks for the very kind comments guys.

Chuck,

Did you consider keeping the Seaton's until you're happy with the Triads as an upgrade ? All the Triads I've heard have been very nice, but I've...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,054
Posted By Peter M
Subaru WRX STi and an HT ? Cheers,

Subaru WRX STi and an HT ?

Cheers,
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   01-29-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,702
Posted By Peter M
I will never forget the opening of Cliffhanger ! ...

I will never forget the opening of Cliffhanger !

Cheers,
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 934
Views: 104,949
Posted By Peter M
Chuck, What the !@#$ are you doing !!! :eek:...

Chuck,

What the !@#$ are you doing !!! :eek:

I vividly remember hearing them in your old room during CEDIA back in '09 (or was it '10). I can't believe you're getting rid of them ! :confused:...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-22-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,460
Views: 138,100
Posted By Peter M
Did someone say blue - ...

Did someone say blue -

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk201/PeterWM/House/theatre1_zps8bb0424e.jpg

Cheers,
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10,925
Views: 602,222
Posted By Peter M
I only have a very limited SACD collection and...

I only have a very limited SACD collection and would LOVE to find someone who could rip them for a fee. I really CBA doing it myself.

Cheers,
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