I will run REW before I fill the soffit as I'm very curious as well how things change. It was some pretty substantial ringing going on when I ran REW a year ago.Your build is looking great and I'm enjoying following along. Did you by chance take any acoustical sweeps (REW) in that room before you started? I'd love to see how much difference that soffit makes once it is in place.
Thanks, I have a feeling some people around here still will classify this as a TV room though. :laugh:I love it! ❤
I am feeling so inadequate right now. I have a dedicated room, but you have a HOME CINEMA!
Thanks, I will look at the fluffy rockwool options available as I can't stand fibreglass. I will probably make a shelf out of chicken wire stapled to the top of the soffit frame to lay it on.Thick. Use fluffy material. Or do a combo: use a couple inches of rigid insulation as a shelf and then pile the fluffy insulation on top.
As per the picture in the second post, I have all the tweeters for front/wide/surround/rear speakers in a 7 degree slope from the front speakers.What are the heights of your wides and surrounds?
I had really good luck with hook and loop (aka off brand Velcro)I'm looking for ideas to attach fabric frames underneath the soffit. My plan of using magnetic latches for wardrobes didn't work out as intended, probably because I got hold of some rubbish magnets from Amazon. Is the best non-removable option to use a brad nailer with headless nails? The fabric frames are made out of two layers of 3/8" MDF glued and nailed together and 48x24" in size.
Thanks, I have ordered nearly 150ft of hook and loop from Amazon. It will probably be overkill, but then again I don't really intend to take down the panels once they are up.I had really good luck with hook and loop (aka off brand Velcro)
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Just a thought...
When I attached the hook and loop to the walls and the frames , I also stapled it several times over the entire run on both sides to give it that additional mechanical connection instead of just the self adhesive.
In a nutshell what I'm trying to do is to model the best use of the soffit space. Too dense insulation and the space is simply wasted.That shot over my head like a guided missile. Rooms looking great.
Take a look at post 5, it explains it all. There will be no duplicated sounds between the layers, both AVRs will blissfully think they have the full 11/9 speakers connected. Also I don't intend to run Audyssey on the SR6010 as it will mess up the PLII matrixing.Reading this I had the horrible idea that you'll get all sound (including top) from the 9 7010 amps and all sound including the bottom from the other amps. This is because Audyssey will setup according to what you have attached. If an Atmos sound is supposed to be at and the system knows you only have speakers at level top=0 it'll play them as best it can.
Here's what I guess you figured out. I'm sorry I couldn't stand the suspense of reading 72 posts. Plug the top center speakers into an amp (any amp) while you run Audyssey in the 7010 and plug bottom speakers to the other one while running it's setup.
Your setup is brilliant!