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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-08-2017, 06:27 PM
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My room is still just framed. Electrical going in...

My room is still just framed. Electrical going in now. Planning on the SeymourAV 160" wide 235:1. Doing 2 rows of 4 seats, 12" riser. Also decided why optimize for superbowl party, instead go for the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-08-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By seraph
Honestly I think at that size you could pull it...

Honestly I think at that size you could pull it off if you wanted to. Check out the Rawlinsway Theater thread. Good example of 2 rows plus bar in similar space.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G935A...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-08-2017, 05:59 PM
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Posted By seraph
Your room is very similar to mine. Mine is 25 by...

Your room is very similar to mine. Mine is 25 by 17 x 9 and 2'7" behind the screen. I decided to forgo the bar in my room because I wanted as large of a screen as possible so I set the first row 12...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2017, 12:29 PM
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Posted By seraph
Is ARC really comparable to Dirac Live? I heard a...

Is ARC really comparable to Dirac Live? I heard a few poor things about it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2017, 04:32 AM
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Posted By seraph
Perhaps the most incredible thing here is that...

Perhaps the most incredible thing here is that right on Dirac's public consumer website it states this in clear print. This is just the FAQ intended for the average audience. I would imagine their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 101
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Posted By seraph
Hmm, the manual has multiple references to...

Hmm, the manual has multiple references to supporting two. I'm not sure if the Dirac implementation treats them differently or not, but it makes it _seem_ like it does.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,871
Posted By seraph
I thought it had dual sub outs, but only one was...

I thought it had dual sub outs, but only one was balanced? The second is just RCA -- unless that is the deal killer you referred to. Are there any pre/pros out there now that can do 7.2.4 with all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 101
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Posted By seraph
Anyone get any additional info on US availability...

Anyone get any additional info on US availability and pricing at CES?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-07-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By seraph
Looks like you've learned quite a bit on AVS!...

Looks like you've learned quite a bit on AVS! Fine work so far. You're going to have to be careful with that equipment rack hole. It could seriously compromise your soundproofing efforts if you don't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-05-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Thanks. I'm a software engineer, so learning is...

Thanks. I'm a software engineer, so learning is basically my trade. I have never done acoustics before but it is all just math in the end...



Well, just by moving the driver position around...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-05-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Well, I find this TL.app much easier to use than...

Well, I find this TL.app much easier to use than Hornresp for a beginner! Here is what I came up with. I believe if I understand it correctly I simulated the two chambers with the change in volume to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-05-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Thanks, really good information. What I meant by...

Thanks, really good information. What I meant by that statement is than when I go through the wizard to add a new config to hornresp, the only way I was able to get the same exact fields as in your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-05-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
This adds a whole new meaning to "work smarter,...

This adds a whole new meaning to "work smarter, not harder."
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-05-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Playing around with the model some more, I think...

Playing around with the model some more, I think that with the 4" port the air velocity was potentially too high at the lowest end of the frequency spectrum when coming close up against the applied...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-04-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
These are being built inside of the room which...

These are being built inside of the room which will be their final resting place. Getting them up onto the 10in stage might even be an ordeal.. One I look forward to, of course!

Sent from my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-04-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Thanks! It should be pretty ridiculous. Also the...

Thanks! It should be pretty ridiculous. Also the number of sheets of ply I need is adding up! Having the dedicated floor space, I figured why not max it out.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G935A using...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-04-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Thanks for your feedback and the hornresp sim...

Thanks for your feedback and the hornresp sim numbers. I am going to strongly consider your suggestion of building it into a sealed box and measuring it outside before deciding on final dimensions...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Thanks, I will try those other programs and see...

Thanks, I will try those other programs and see what I can come up with. I'm not trying to ignore anything, I'm just new at this so I'm learning as I go. Which value or equations can I use to attempt...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
I was just modeling around the space and driver I...

I was just modeling around the space and driver I had, not to achieve any certain performance goal. Any advice on the design or model to bring it closer to actual? Should I not have such a long...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Thanks for the advice on the bracing. I'll try to...

Thanks for the advice on the bracing. I'll try to start working that into the model to see what it looks like. I plan on using a FP14k clone but a SpeakerPower SP2 12000 is also on my short list. For...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-02-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,163
Posted By seraph
Dual SI BHS-24 Ported Design & Build

Hello All,

I am currently in the early stages of my basement home theater. I have recently completed the plans and construction will begin shortly. In the meantime, I have been building my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By seraph
Thanks! This software was totally worth it. I...

Thanks! This software was totally worth it. I kept trying to make progress on paper to no avail, and once I started tinkering with this I immediately made more progress on my plan in hours than I had...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By seraph
Ah! I have no idea why I misunderstood you the...

Ah! I have no idea why I misunderstood you the first time but I took the increments as the light placements instead of the spaces between them. This makes way more sense, my original just had the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-22-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By seraph
I had not really considered that. I am assuming...

I had not really considered that. I am assuming that with a ceiling lower than 10ft the Atmos effect is diminished by the promixity of the speakers to the listener positions? With ceiling reflection,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-21-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By seraph
Thanks! It is 9 feet to the joists. I have a...

Thanks! It is 9 feet to the joists. I have a steel I-beam that hangs down 9 inches or so in the middle, hence why I have a 21ft wide space with no steel support columns. My plan was to frame around...
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