Home Theater Constuction Pictures:
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Gallery: Page 4
Drywall on walls
Construction detail.  Screenwall is made of standard metal studs glued and screwed to the walls and ceiling.  Each joint is glued and caulked with acoustic caulk to prevent any rattling.
Conduits in ceiling
Center and right side of screenwall.  The studs in the center will support the screen and house the center channel speaker.  Link to screen wall plan.
Screen Wall:
Gallery Pages:
Page 1 - Beam replacement, framing and stage
Page 2 - Drywall, insulation, and G90 arrival
Page 3 - Speaker Building
Page 4 - Screenwall, Racks and Doors
Left side of screenwall.  Left speaker will go in this space with Black Guilford of Maine FR701 fabric covering this frame
View from back of theater, 12-7-02
Rack area
View from inside out
The theater door ready to be hung.  Hatch may be a better word for it, this sound barrier rated door weighs well over 200 lbs and is suspended on three 12 gauge stainless steel  hinges.
The door fits nice and square within the frame. Yea!
Name plate on door.  Shows it has an STC rating of 51.
It is constructed of a steel skin with 3 layers of "limp mass" lead sheets inside.
Equipment Rack in the equipment room.   The beige trim pieces will come off and the whole unit will move up fluse with the opening.
Rack Layout Link.
Equipment Rack:
"Sound Proof" Door:
Equiment Rack, Fully Poplulated
Equipment Rack, fully poplulated.
From top to bottom, power amps, receiver used as amplifier, Lexicon MC-1 Pre/Pro, D-VHA, HTPC, Transcoder and switches, Extron Switcher
Screen and Screen Wall:
Screen from back of theater
Screen Wall
Screen Wall Detail
HTPC Desk Top
Finding Nemo Screenshot
Screen mounted in screen wall, with lights on and flash.  Gotta love that black hole effect.
Close up of the screen wall showing the black Guilford of Maine, FR701, fabric used.  Fabric still needs to be trimmed and moldings installed.
<< Screen wall from the back of the room. Working on the proscenium and trim out.  Bottom of the G90 at the top of the pic.
Screen Shot of HTPC Desktop @ 1440 x 960, also set up for 1920 x 1080p.  Both look sharp.
Finding Nemo Screenshot.  Keystoning on sides is caused by the camera position.