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  1. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello all. I have read and read and lurked for quite some time and have completed the wall framing for my basement bar/rec room. I just completed building my riser and seated bar for the theater portion. I continue to struggle with minimum seat distance from the screen and deciding what screen...
  2. Screens
    Hey folks, What's your prime seating's field of view? Here's a good primer: http://www.acousticfrontiers.com/2013314viewing-angles/ Notes: IMAX-like experience - native 16:9 screen (commercial = 1.43:1 - 1.9:1): between 60deg - 80deg (IMAX mid-point = 70deg) SMPTE closest - native scope...
  3. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    THX was founded to make sure that commercial cinemas perform up to certain standards. Since then, the company has expanded that mandate to include home theaters and individual AV products as well. To that end, I asked CTO Scott Francis to outline some basic tips from THX to optimize the location...
  4. AVS Forum® Podcasts
    Personal cinema architect John Bishop talks about his approach to designing home theaters in order to replicate the ideal cinema experience as closely as possible. He advocates the use of so-called "constant-height" setups to display movies with different aspect ratios so the height of the image...
  5. AVS Forum® Articles
    Aspect ratio, screen size, and seating distance are all important to keep in mind when planning or upgrading your home-theater sanctuary. 1. The aspect ratio of a screen or image is the ratio of its width to its height. Almost all flat-panel TVs, home-theater projectors, and  HDTV  content...
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