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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 01:44 PM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
A finished theater? Ha! There is no such thing....

A finished theater? Ha! There is no such thing. They are all exercises in progressive rotation, albeit at varying speeds.

Me? I'm progressively rotating a drill and an impact driver as I build...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
The HAA-certified mastermind behind the layout...

The HAA-certified mastermind behind the layout and acoustics of the room, the one, the only, Sir Nyal of House Mellor.

I'm trying to coordinate his calibration to occur just before The Beast,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 11:17 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Mfusick for President! With this platform, you'd...

Mfusick for President! With this platform, you'd have most of our votes.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 11:16 AM
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Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Ran a project many moons ago where we attempted...

Ran a project many moons ago where we attempted to utilize SSD-based blades in an early cloud implementation effort of an organization-not-to-be-named. Long story short--they kept failing and didn't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
The first time I designated an SSD as a boot...

The first time I designated an SSD as a boot drive, I think I shed a tear of joy, as the world clapped around me. Bagpipes played, as my life was changed forever.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-11-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,577
Posted By BrolicBeast
Word from the webinar yesterday is, the inclusion...

Word from the webinar yesterday is, the inclusion of Atmos in KScape 4k UHD movies is wholly dependent on the soundtrack the studios choose to include in their 4k UHD Blu Ray Disc releases. The...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-10-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,577
Posted By BrolicBeast
To answer the recent question on the webinar...

To answer the recent question on the webinar regarding how Kaleidescape manages to skips trailers and advertisements (the one that was just dodged), I'm pretty sure the Kaleidescape files simply omit...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-10-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,577
Posted By BrolicBeast
Great session going on! Very informative...thank...

Great session going on! Very informative...thank you for sharing!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Check your PM! I don't have Ash's money...not...

Check your PM! I don't have Ash's money...not even half of Ash's money....not even a quarter of....well, you get the point. lol. If I can afford it, you can too.




This is true--I remember...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
I could be wrong, but I believe the whole disc...

I could be wrong, but I believe the whole disc carousel concept is going the way of the do-do bird quite soon. In the world of Kaleidescape, digital content is now king. 4k UHD blu-rays will come...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 01:59 PM
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Views: 531,425
Posted By BrolicBeast
Greetings. He mentioned he was beyond the point...

Greetings. He mentioned he was beyond the point of putting speakers in his ceilings. The coffered ceiling would give him raceways that he could run the cable through to surface mounted speakers.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-09-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,577
Posted By BrolicBeast
I think you're good with your current cables. ...

I think you're good with your current cables. 18GBS should be able to handle everything you throw at it. I believe that maxes out the HDMI 2.0 spec (I could be wrong). The only thing I'd probably...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
To some, degree, yes. It will certainly be my...

To some, degree, yes. It will certainly be my primary source out of the gate, but I plan to make the leap to Kaleidescape later this year/early next year once they put a disc drive into the 4K UHD...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks Mike--I hear good things about it. The...

Thanks Mike--I hear good things about it. The QSC DSP will be handling my high channel count with the Marantz taking care of the bed and Atmos until new, higher-channel count DSP chips are released....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
An update on room progress. I'm about 70-75%...

An update on room progress. I'm about 70-75% done building the fabric frames. All big frames are done--now working through the smaller frames, which I plan to have 100% complete by next week, as...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 09:07 AM
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Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Really? Going to research this right now. Thanks...

Really? Going to research this right now. Thanks for the heads-up.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Hey Gary, I certainly hope it's useful to...

Hey Gary, I certainly hope it's useful to folks...I'm going to capture the measurement on camera and string it in sequence. I've experienced the difference that adding treatments can have on a room,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 169,768
Posted By BrolicBeast
Drywall and wood have never looked sexier! This...

Drywall and wood have never looked sexier! This going to be epic. With your last theater, you've proven to the world that you're good enough at wood work to open up a high-end cabinetry empire. This...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By BrolicBeast
A center speaker below the screen is a compromise...

A center speaker below the screen is a compromise for the front row. I'm talking from experience...here's a picture of my previous theater, which had only one row.

...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By BrolicBeast
Reading through this thread, I see HopefulFred...

Reading through this thread, I see HopefulFred mentioned what I was going to say. Let me expound by saying that I'm somewhat familiar with the Direct Buy procedure. I've never had it myself, but...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,805
Posted By BrolicBeast
This thread is extremely important because this...

This thread is extremely important because this misconception is huge. I used to believe all in-wall's were sheer garbage. This was based on a series of in-walls and in-ceiling speakers that I had...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Haaaaaaaahahahahaah this post made my day, B! ...

Haaaaaaaahahahahaah this post made my day, B! Hey man, feel free....the room..she spoke to me. She told me to show you this below. I don't know what it means. She said only a Kappa would...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Gotcha! Thanks--I'll shoot CraigJohn a PM. I...

Gotcha! Thanks--I'll shoot CraigJohn a PM. I recall he actually gave me some guidance on XTZ when I was assigning treatments after getting the Legacy Focus SE's a while back. It went way over my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-08-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,080
Views: 225,622
Posted By BrolicBeast
Quick measurement question: I'm prepping to do...

Quick measurement question: I'm prepping to do some measurements before treatments, and will measure the room during the treatment installation process after each product (or product group) is...
Forum: Speakers   02-05-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 531,425
Posted By BrolicBeast
In a room that size, you'll need more than 7...

In a room that size, you'll need more than 7 speakers, I think. You need Platinums or Golds for your LCRs...Golds for surrounds, since Atmos is changing the way surround channels are mixed (no...
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