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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-29-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 44,973
Posted By Peter M
Uggh ... that room makes me cringe just looking...

Uggh ... that room makes me cringe just looking at it !! :eek:
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-28-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 22,728
Posted By Peter M
Are you sure about that ??!! Cheers,

Are you sure about that ??!!

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-27-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
Hmmm ... I think it needs some dummy windows. ...

Hmmm ... I think it needs some dummy windows.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
I seriously doubt the stripper pole was the...

I seriously doubt the stripper pole was the problem ... I'd guess it was the 100 blokes who turn up to watch !

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 46,565
Posted By Peter M
WOW !! :eek:

WOW !! :eek:
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-25-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11,285
Views: 614,187
Posted By Peter M
Wow ... that's a lot of discs ! I don't...

Wow ... that's a lot of discs !

I don't suppose there's an easy way to find out which are in surround ?

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-25-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
Good to know. It never hurts to check ! ...

Good to know. It never hurts to check !

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-24-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 46,565
Posted By Peter M
Who are you and what have you done with our...

Who are you and what have you done with our glacial mate Peter ??!! :p

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
Thanks for that. Yes, I'm a structural engineer...

Thanks for that. Yes, I'm a structural engineer with almost 30 years experience ... oh that makes me feel very old !!

I don't do house design, timber is not really my thing, and of course I don't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-24-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
If you use a steel beam across the centre of the...

If you use a steel beam across the centre of the garage, it doesn't have to sit below the joists. The joists can sit on the bottom flange of the beam to keep it all in the same plane.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
Oh - and if you want another foot of ceiling...

Oh - and if you want another foot of ceiling height in the theatre, drop the floor, reduce the ceiling height in the garage, and have the entry into the theatre lead straight onto the riser.
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-21-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,109
Posted By Peter M
I don't know if my experience will help, but your...

I don't know if my experience will help, but your garage / theatre arrangement is quite similar to mine - just a little larger.

My builder and I concluded that the most economical solution was to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-17-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 46,565
Posted By Peter M
Geez ... at least you could try to get my name...

Geez ... at least you could try to get my name right ... it's not peterm ... it's Peter M ! :)

Where did you end up getting the stick pins ?

Cheers,
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-22-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By Peter M
I'm having trouble believing what I'm seeing !!...

I'm having trouble believing what I'm seeing !! :eek:

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By Peter M
STC ratings cannot be used for the assessment of...

STC ratings cannot be used for the assessment of impact noise ... two completely different things.

In many multi-storey residential buildings here in Oz, the use of hard floors is banned and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Peter M
For walls and ceilings this is the most complete...

For walls and ceilings this is the most complete guide available downunder -

http://www.gyprock.com.au/Pages/resources/red-Book.aspx

The reason you won't find anything on non-acoustic doors is...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-20-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,935
Views: 427,505
Posted By Peter M
I don't think this is the problem as I'm using my...

I don't think this is the problem as I'm using my PCH A-400 to stream and convert to 7.1 PCM. My processor confirms it is receiving 7.1 PCM.

I still think the problem is in the conversion from...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-19-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7,935
Views: 427,505
Posted By Peter M
Not as I understand it. Bit rate =...

Not as I understand it.

Bit rate = 128/256/512 kbps. Bit depth = 16/20/24 bits.

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-19-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 79,774
Posted By Peter M
Thanks Peter ! It always a pleasure to have...

Thanks Peter !

It always a pleasure to have you over. Amazing how quickly three hours can disappear !!

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-19-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 79,774
Posted By Peter M
I bought IMG from Nice Interiors in Sydney. The...

I bought IMG from Nice Interiors in Sydney. The seats are European design, made in Asia.

http://www.niceinteriors.com.au/theatre_seating.html

Cheers,
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-19-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7,935
Views: 427,505
Posted By Peter M
Guys, Thanks for the suggestions for my...

Guys,

Thanks for the suggestions for my little problem.

I looked at VLC but it's conversion abilities seem limited - all it gave me was sample freq and bit rate choices - no bit depth.

I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-16-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7,935
Views: 427,505
Posted By Peter M
Hi Guys, Not sure if this is the right...

Hi Guys,

Not sure if this is the right place, but I'm going to ask my question here anyway. At least it's not about subtitles !

I have the three Lichtmond Blu-rays and I want to extract just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-15-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 181,514
Posted By Peter M
#1...

#1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ...

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

Sorry, I have once again polluted...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-14-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By Peter M
I can't remember what the room was like last time...

I can't remember what the room was like last time you saw it ??

I'm home all day Sat if you wanted to drop by. Seems timely with all the planning going on !!

Cheers,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-14-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By Peter M
Geez ... your dimensions sound strangely familiar...

Geez ... your dimensions sound strangely familiar !

3600 - 300 riser - 500 soffit - 2100 door = 700mm. You should be fine.

Here's mine -
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