Originally Posted by K-Wood
Very nice room, especially the built-ins. That is close to what I hope to acheive in my basement.
I especially appreciate the sealed front-firing subs -- great solution for placement in the built-in shelves.
Question: How do you provide access for cabling and cooling for components mounted in built-in shelves?
What is the depth of your front built-ins?
Hi Ken, first of all thank you for your kind compliments! Yeah, I agree, front firing sealed subs can be placed anywhere very easily.
Cooling of components in the built-in shelves is no problem, they don't generate heat during operation, except the Denon AVR, but as you can see on the pictures there is enough headroom above the AVR for sufficient ventillation.
As for the cabling, the depth of the built-ins is 20 inches, enough even for the deepest component which is the AVR and there is still enough room for cables. On the main shelf there are cable holes behind the laptop, TV and AVR. Here are some close-ups for your ref... (Sorry for the quality, just a couple of quick shots with my Nokia)
Behind the Denon AVR:
Behind the TV:
Behind the laptop:
Behind the Denon player:
Wish you good luck for building your basement HT!