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  1. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, my name is Bob, am a missionary in the Philippines. Hence ‘MissyBob’. We are at a point now where we are about to build a small building for an FM Radio Station studio. I have never done such before and would greatly appreciate any and all info you may be able to give me! Just a bit of...
  2. Speakers
    Looking for information on how to build a ceiling/in-wall speaker back box(s) for new construction. Trying to keep the sound from traveling to other parts of the house and hopefully improving the audio in the process. Looking at purchasing some unenclosed 6” and 8” ceiling speakers and a pair of...
  3. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hi all, Building a new house and looking for some advice on 5.2.4 or 7.2.4 speaker / subwoofer placement and type in a new build (room layout attached). Here are my thoughts: 1. Here is the easy part... 77" TV on top wall with either 3 higher end LCR in-wall or freestanding L/R + matching...
  4. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hello, This is my first post on this forum, as I am building a new home in Nothern VA. An image of my HT is attached below. It is 12.5 X 25 feet long. The goals was to get at least 7.1 Dolby Atmos for the HT. Like a newB I went to Magnolia to get some ideas, and I noticed that they had a faux...
  5. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hi all! My new home is currently under construction and is due to be finished in early Jan. My wife and I are super excited about the house and for the most part things have been going great... except for my theater room. I supplied drawings for what I wanted to do with my basement before the...
  6. Home A/V Distribution
    For a new home build, what would you recommend for audio distribution? The house will be 5,000 sq ft with a media room, and I'd like whole-house audio distribution - 4 exterior areas with stereo, likely 14/4 to the back yard, 4 rooms wired with 5.1, plus the media room. I'll also have more...
  7. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Hi All, I'm running my own speaker wires in our new construction this weekend. I've received differing advice on the placement of 2 in-wall subwoofers from local a/v installers. The room is about 20'x20'. The front wall is where the tv will be, and has built-in cabinets that will house the...
  8. Speakers
    Hello All! I've been doing some reading on the matter and can't quite find the answer I am looking for so I am going to throw out a new thread. First off, does the distance from the surrounds to the listener matter? I am building a new home and the long term goal is to eventually have a...
  9. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hi everyone, I'm planning to build a home with a home theater (12x19) under our garage and a 2 bedroom rental suite beside it (in the basement). I was wondering what peoples thoughts were when it comes to design and planning? -I wasn't going to have any vents and just have an in room air...
  10. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    I am breaking ground on my new house in a few months and put a lot of work in making the basement a fun hangout spot. I am having a media room put in an am curious on your thoughts on my layout and approach. I have time to make some tweaks if needed. I am planning on placing the center channel...
  11. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hello AVS community! I don't know if anyone will see this, but I am hoping you all could lend an ear to our dilemma. We've just purchased a townhouse-style condo unit with 2 bedrooms upstairs and living/kitchen on first floor. Sadly, there will be no dedicated HT basement buildout that I read...
  12. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Current Equipment: Benq w1070 Denon AVR-X1000 BIC F12 Sub Prospects for future equipment: Klipsch RF-62 Floorstanding x 2 (mains) Klipsch RC-62 Center x 1 (center) So I just built my first home, which includes an upstairs bonus room that's roughly 14' x 20'. My original plan was to use the...
  13. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    I'm finishing my 1500 sq ft basement and construction on the theater portion is starting soon. I'll post some pics soon and may enter it in home theater of the month. So far what I have: Display: 110" Acoustically Transparent Jamestown Screen Electronics: Marantz AV-7702...
  14. Home A/V Distribution
    I am building a new home and too cheap to hire an AV company so here I am. I know only basics so pardon the naivete - I am looking to have 7.1 surround in the main room with Bluray, HD TV, and Tivo box - not into gaming but kids could be in the future. Cant see the need for more than 6 HDMI...
  15. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I am building a new home and too cheap to hire an AV company so here I am. I know only basics so pardon the naivete - I am looking to have 7.1 surround in the main room with Bluray, HD TV, and Tivo box - not into gaming but kids could be in the future. Cant see the need for more than 6 HDMI...
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