AVS Forum banner

1 - 20 of 224 Posts

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
5,143 Posts
Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Many of you here on the forum have contributed your knowledge, time, advice and personal experiences to help provide the building blocks for me to plan my "dream theater".  For that I am so appreciative! I am aware that there are many, many extremely qualified professionals here on the forum, some equal or possibly better, in their respective fields that would enhance my room, but for this build, I have selected a group that I feel melds well together for this team build. Here is the Team:

Acoustical Design and Engineering, Nyal Melor, Acoustic Frontiers, Inc. 

Acoustical Tuning, Acoustical hardware consultation, Speaker design, placement locations, elevations, angles etc., All 3D audio consulting, Curt Hoyt. CA Hoyt Consulting.

Custom Audio Integration, Design, Installation, Consulting, and Coordinating, Chris Cooley, X-Treme AV, Inc.


Design Elements will be engineered and fabricated by Rayva.

And none other than Theo Kalomirakis, world renowned theater designer, coming on board to be the design liaison between all team members. Theo will design the project with all team members, to put it in his words "make sure the room looks the best it can, without the design impacting negatively the technology and engineering". 

I think this will be a very interesting Theater build. Design work is in the final tweaking stage, equipment selection is nearly finalized.

Details to follow shortly.

Final Equipment List

JBL SDP75 32 to replace Trinnov Altitude 32/16.
JBL M2's (3)
JBL 705i's (8) for ceiling aimed and pointed at MLP
JBL SCL4 (8) for bed channel aimed and pointed at MPL, 45" off floor at ear level
Seaton F18 slaves (6)/ (2) SS2-8000 Amps, calibrated as stereo front rear pairs.
Mark Levinson 531H x 2
Mark Levinson 532H x 2
Theta Dreadnaught D - 8 channels x 225
ATI AT528NC 8 Channels x 200
Stewart 100 microperfed screen to replace 100 solid screen, and also Stewart AT fabric masking to replace Stewart solid masking material. Stewart 2.01 four way masking system to remain. Fully automated and integrated with Lumagen Auto Aspect control, Crestron paging, Sony Projector lens memory, and Stewart screen masking.
Seating Cineak Strato Plus
Sony 5000ES remains
Lumagen Radiance Pro 4449 remains and also functions as HDMI Matrix Switch to control 4 hidden and automated 40 inch LED TV's.
Oppo 203/103 remains
Kaleidescape Strato
Crestron control remains
LED 40 inch Tv's (4) hidden and automated remain
LED ribbon lights under bar, under riser, and within 8 Pilaster Columns
 

Attachments

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,379 Posts
Well known and well-respected names Lon, I am sure it will be great.

Theo Kalomirakis, that's a name I haven't heard on this forum in a long time. Does this mean you are going for his ornate style, or does he do other styles as well?

 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
2,389 Posts
Lon - what a awesome team - this is going to be a unbelievable theater - you have the A Team on your side.
Love Theo's work... will be beautiful ..
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
5,143 Posts
Discussion Starter #4
Well known and well-respected names Lon, I am sure it will be great.

Theo Kalomirakis, that's a name I haven't heard on this forum in a long time. Does this mean you are going for his ornate style, or does he do other styles as well?

I am doing a more contemporary less ornate style.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
26,814 Posts
Congrats!

Tell us your equipment list and are you building a new house or renovating your current room?
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
664 Posts
Congratulations! Sounds like you will have an over the top theater. I will be excited to follow your build!

Bryan
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,358 Posts
Wow, congrats! I can’t wait to see what this team can come up. Theo’s designs are a kind of gold standard, so it’s great you have his “eye” on your project.

Please keep us posted!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
21,176 Posts
Many of you here on the forum have contributed your knowledge, time, advice and personal experiences to help provide the building blocks for me to plan my "dream theater".  For that I am so appreciative! I am aware that there are many, many extremely qualified professionals here on the forum, some equal or possibly better, in their respective fields that would enhance my room, but for this build, I have selected a group that I feel melds well together for this team build. Here is the Team:

Acoustical Design and Engineering, Nyal Melor, Acoustic Frontiers, Inc. 

Acoustical Tuning, Acoustical hardware consultation, Speaker design, placement locations, elevations, angles etc., All 3D audio consulting, Curt Hoyt. CA Hoyt Consulting.

Custom Audio Integration, Design, Installation, Consulting, and Coordinating, Chris Cooley, X-Treme AV, Inc.

And none other than Theo Kalomirakis, world renowned theater designer, coming on board to be the design liaison between all team members. Theo will design the project with all team members, to put it in his words "make sure the room looks the best it can, without the design impacting negatively the technology and engineering". 

I think this will be a very interesting Theater build. Design work is in the final tweaking stage, equipment selection is nearly finalized.

Details to follow shortly.
Most exciting! Will you be designing for stacked 5000ES projectors?
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
5,143 Posts
Discussion Starter #11
Congrats!

Tell us your equipment list and are you building a new house or renovating your current room?
Hi Jeff:

This is a gut renovation and expansion of my existing media room. Equipment needs to be finalized, but will include JBL synthesis M2's, most likely SCL's for in wall and cieling, Trinnov Processing, Sony 5000ES, Stewart Jumbo AT 2 way masking. Expanded room dimensions approximately 18' x 25'.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
2,411 Posts
Congrats on what sounds like an awesome project. Those M2s are finding their way into a lot of high end rooms :). What speakers are you replacing?

Does Theo typically do the acoustic design for his projects or just the "cosmetics"?

Looking forward to reading about your project's progress, and hopefully seeing some pics!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
21,176 Posts
Not sure if I go with stacked.
By the time you are ready who knows what new projectors will be out!

Maybe as you should simply set up for stacked projectors just in case?
 

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
5,143 Posts
Discussion Starter #17
Congrats on what sounds like an awesome project. Those M2s are finding their way into a lot of high end rooms :). What speakers are you replacing?

Does Theo typically do the acoustic design for his projects or just the "cosmetics"?

Looking forward to reading about your project's progress, and hopefully seeing some pics!
I am replacing Aerials, Model 9's, CC5's, Model 6's, Model 5's. SW12's and Thiel Power points and power planes. New setup will be JBL Synthesis with Seaton subs, 11.1.8.

This is not your typical Theo project, but I'll let him comment further on his usual projects. I am very happy he agreed to join the team as the room was engineered first with Nyal and Curt without regard to cosmetics just performance, so I presented quite a large challenge for Theo. :)

The engineering of the room is now evolving slightly to make it more manageable from the cosmetic side.
 
1 - 20 of 224 Posts
Top