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Located within a Manor House Estate in Buckinghamshire United Kingdom this phenomenally high-end dedicated home theater is situated entirely underground and is accessed via a staircase finished with movie posters plus contemporary lighting.


• An exceptionally high-end 9.8.4 Dolby Atmos audio system by Steinway & Sons.

• Front soundstage comprises a total of five Steinway IW-66s (LCR + Wides); plus a colossal 3m /10ft high stack of Steinway LS Boundary Woofers, totalling 16 number 12-inch drivers, positioned corner-loaded in the front left and front right corners of the room, either side of the projection screen.

• Surrounds and Back Surrounds comprising Steinway IW26Vs; and Steinway IC26s for the immersive layer Top Fronts and Top Rears.

• Steinway P200 Processor.

• 6 x Steinway A2 Digital 4-Channel Amplifiers; plus 1 x Steinway A1 Digital 2-Channel Amplifier.

• RoomPerfect room correction; and custom-programmed Steinway ‘Voicings’.

• 15ft / 4.6m wide 2.065:1 Aspect Ratio Constant Image Area (CIA) projection screen, by DT Screens. With 4-way automated masking; and ATWow Acoustically Transparent D65 woven screen material.

• 16.5ft / 5.0m wide Automated Artwork Screen Cover; with printed ‘Toy Story’ vector artwork by artist Andrew Timbs; illuminated via specialist Optical Framing Projection Lighting by Anthony Juer Lighting.

• JVC RS3000/NX9 projector with Lumagen PRO Video Processor, professionally calibrated and operating HDR Frame-by-Frame Dynamic Tone-Mapping (DTM) in addition to Automatic Aspect Ratio Detection.

• Source equipment comprises:
- Pioneer UDP-LX800 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player
- OPPO 205 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player
- Panasonic DP-UB9000 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player
- ROKU Premiere; streaming Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Youtube, etc…

• In-room lighting by Gradus, the same brand of lighting that features within commercial Dolby Cinemas and IMAX theaters. Includes motion-activated safety lighting.

• Automated control system by Control4. Custom programmed according to our particular specifications by Pro Media Solutions. Featuring control via dockable iPad plus Phone App.

• Perfectly optimized blacked out environment. The entire room has been finished in the blackest least light reflective fabric material in the world, and the blackest least light reflective carpet and rugs, yielding a total absence of environmental reflections for maximum immersion and optimum video performance. Fabric walling by Quiet Interiors. Fiber Optic Star Ceilings with Shooting Stars by Wiedamark.

• Perfectly silenced room. All AV equipment is situated within a different room than the theater, with the projector projecting through a port glass situated within the center of the back wall, comprising specialist non-reflective clear optical pane of glass by Edmund Optics. Doors comprise the same acoustic doorsets that are used for sound-proofing in professional recording studios. The background noise floor of the room is so deathly quiet that it literally cannot be measured, because it is below the minimum threshold of professional SPL meters.

Here is a photo taken in HDR from the back of the theater with a movie playing and the lights off; wherein, as you can see, with the absence of environmental reflections all that is visible is the movie image surrounded by a black abyss, for the absolute ultimate with respect to immersion and video performance:

Steinway Lyngdorf: https://steinwaylyngdorf.com/

JVC RS3000/NX9: https://eu.jvc.com/microsite/eu/NX9N7

Lumagen PRO: http://www.lumagen.com/testindex.php?

DT Screens: https://displaytechnologies.co.uk/

Quiet Interiors https://www.quietinteriors.com/

Pro Media Solutions: https://www.promediasolutions.co.uk/

Gradus: https://www.gradus.com/led-lighting-s

Wiedamark: https://www.wiedamark.com/StarCeiling

Andrew Timbs: https://movieartprints.com/ Anthony Juer Lighting: http://www.anthonyjuerlighting.co.uk/

Photography by Pedro Alves: https://www.pedroalves.co.uk/
And Mark Henninger: http://imagicdigital.com

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