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  1. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    For August 2020, another incredibly special Home Theater of the month! For the first time ever, two Home Theater of the Month-winning builds are in the same home. And once you read about this month's winner, I suspect you'll agree that this theater is one of the most outstanding personal...
  2. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    For July 2020, I've got a very special Home Theater of the month to share. This past March, I took a trip to England and personally experienced this statement in what's achievable. The Manor Dedicated Home Theater is the work of Nigel from Absolute Ultimate AV, and it fulfills his vision to...
  3. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Steve Callas is an operations manager for a manufacturing facility, though in his spare time he's clearly a home theater genius. Callas built a home theater well under the cost of the ones we normally feature, with the added bonus of being easily moveable (in relative terms). Or as Steve puts...
  4. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Somewhere in Southern Maryland, in the home of systems engineer Matthew Blair, lurks The Beast, Unleashed. Fortunately, this beast is just the name of a fantastic home theater and nothing dangerous. Unless of course you consider the fact that the beast will easily ensnare you with its phenomenal...
  5. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hisense is unveiling their 2020 TV lineup, which includes a short throw laser TV and a 4K ULED TV alongside implementation of new streaming services. The lineup includes: L5 4K Ultra Short Throw Laser TV:The L5 offers an affordable and energy efficient solution to large LCD screens and...
  6. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Jesse Dykema's home theater – Contrast Theater – is so impressive that his parents ended up buying their own A/V setups. However, creating his own impressive home theater wasn't that easy. Dykema, also known as Soundguy1989 on AVS Forum, lives in Tucson, AZ and said demoing high-end A/V...
  7. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    The AVS Forum Home Theater of the Month for November 2019 is the Oconee Theater. Chuck Gerlach was originally a computer programmer, but ended up spending most of his career involved in the automation of financial transactions. Gerlach claims he’s retired now, but still works as a consultant...
  8. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Jameson Shaw is a huge fan of the Tron movie series. So much so that he teamed up with Shawn Byrne of Quest Acoustical Interiors to build both a home theater and an arcade modeled after the movie's look and feel, with rustic touches taken from the surrounding town of Evergreen, CO. Alongside...
  9. Community News & Polls
    Do you have an exceptional home theater? Share it with AVS Forum and it could be featured as the AVS Forum Home Theater of the Month. How? It's simple: To send a submission you can leave a post here, or you can email  [email protected]  (make sure the subject is "Home Theater of the Month...
  10. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    The Coldwater Creek Cinema is yet another testament to DIY. Owner Jeremy built nearly the entire room himself—with lots of online help from other AVS Forum members. Jeremy Schneider (hd0823) loved going to the movies as a kid, a feeling that followed him into adulthood. "When I got old enough...
  11. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    The Event Horizon is a totally blacked-out room with a 9.1.6 audio system and a unique subwoofer array that assures a stellar experience for all who enter. Like many AVS Forum members, Mike (mikela) developed an interest in audio and video early on. "I built my first loudspeakers using JBL...
  12. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Kevin Gilman (24Changer) fell in love with movie theaters when he was seven years old. "A friend of the family owned a local theater, and I was allowed to go by myself to see the first Superman movie with Christopher Reeve. Since then, I regularly attended the movies, dreaming of having my own...
  13. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Like many AVS Forum members, Jeremy Shields (whose username is the same as his real name) has been into home theater for a long time. "I've been interested in it since grad school in 1994. At that time, I built my first home-theater subwoofers using NHT 1259 drivers and powered them with a pair...
  14. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Most dedicated home theaters are based on a projection system, much like commercial cinemas on a smaller scale. But Jeff (jeff43) had a different idea for his basement theater. "The two absolutes were an OLED TV and a Dolby Atmos sound system. I wanted OLED because it's the best home-viewing...
  15. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Jason (jason4vu) has always been a big fan of movies. "After high school, a buddy of mine was an assistant manager at a Carmike Cinema. Another friend got a job working at a high-end audio/video store that had a couple of showrooms featuring CRT projectors and stadium seating. I was hooked. I...
  16. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Brent Meyer (meyer64) has dreamed of having his own home theater since high school. "I built my first entertainment center and subwoofer enclosure in tenth-grade shop class." After discovering AVS Forum in 2003, Brent's passion for home theater grew. "Once I decided that I wanted a dedicated...
  17. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    When Patrick Williams (jedi1982) and his wife decided to build a new house in Nixa, MO (the home town of fictional superspy Jason Bourne, as it happens), they decided to include a dedicated home theater in the plan. Patrick has been an audio and home-theater geek most of his life. He started...
  18. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Got a cool home theater? Know another member who does? It could be an AVS Forum Home Theater of the Month! http://www.avsforum.com/home-theater-month-returns/
  19. Community News & Polls
    Many Home Theaters of the Month are extravagant builds with performance and comfort that far exceeds most commercial cinemas. But the cost for such a room is equally extravagant, often running into six figures. That's all well and good for those who can afford it, and those home theaters are...
  20. Community News & Polls
    As a retired cinematographer, Rob Hahn knows a good-looking image when he sees one. So it's no surprise that he wanted a superlative home theater. "I've always dreamed of building a proper home theater, but it's only just now that the technology is good enough to do it right." Also, he was...
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