Jump to content
The Klipsch Audio Community
Sign in to follow this  
MercedesBerater

Home theatre build....DIY..slowly..

Recommended Posts

Will hopefully with hold the next updates for

1) door

2) carpet

3) towers in room

4) acoustic panels

5) PJ

Not in that particular order.

Sorry everyone for the many pictures of trim. Lol. I'd like some leaps and bounds here soon.

No problem at all, we like pics…..awesome room.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Been gone for 6-7 months!  Enjoying my newborn for a while... but got a little progress in while away from the site.  To finish: carpet, acoustic panels, theater chairs, and update the A/V rack equipment.

IMG_3427.JPG

IMG_3431.JPG

IMG_3432.JPG

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Test run went great.  The room sounds amazing even with no carpet or acoustic panels yet!  The bass has so much more visceral feel to it versus being upstairs in essentially an open room to the whole house.  Surround sound is clearly defined but not so clear that you can isolate a particular speaker around you.  It's better than I imagined it would be.  And will be even more improved with carpet and acoustic panels later.

 

downside:  at some point during my enjoyment my left front subwoofer developed a nasty 60hz hum. Called Klipsch and they're sending me a new one- but they're on backorder.  Apparently the new style subs have hum problems. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
9 minutes ago, MercedesBerater said:

The room sounds amazing even with no carpet or acoustic panels yet!

Then think twice about it.

9 minutes ago, MercedesBerater said:

And will be even more improved with carpet and acoustic panels later.

Maybe.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I should rephrase.  The room sounds amazing compared to what I expected it to sound like.  It's much improved on their temporary home upstairs.. but still needs some damping to make it truly euphoric. 

Everyone I've had come over for a "beta test" is blOwn away. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hello everyone-  it’s been years.  Life got in the way.  Had two children born- and the theater project went to a snails pace.  But- here are the updates and rapid progress I’ve made in the last few months. 
 

all speakers are in. 
front left and right  RF-7ii

rear left and right   RF-7ii

center                      RC-64ii

Atmos                      CDT5800ii

Side surrounds       R5800wii

Left and right subs  R-115sw

 

carpeting is in. 
acoustic treatments are going in a few at a time.   
 

wall color is:   
Ben Moore   HASHBRUCK Brown

 

carpeting is:

Phenix Carpet Ryman collection in ‘Zest’

 

acoustic panels:

ATS Acoustics  Suede fabric, beveled edge, in ‘Chocolate’ 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Next up— 

 

1) working on getting more acoustic panels and corner traps. 
 

2)  waiting for the Marantz AV7706 to arrive, currently backordered— deposit was placed. 
 

3)  waiting for the Monoproce Monolith 9x to come back in stock. 
 

4)  been doing Umic tests and once all panels are done & AV7706 is in the rack the subs will be time aligned and calibrated with a Mini-Dsp.

 

5)  dead last thing will be theater seats. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very nice, I liked how you moved the subs to the outside. That is a spectacular room.

  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

@Ceptorman   once I did testing with REW I found that 1/3 and 2/3 location was the flattest response (basically straddling the left and right of center)  BUT the subs are taller by 2" than the bottom of my screen. So you had these little black blocks in the image.  So, instead of getting the best (smoothest) response, I decided to corner load them.   It's a bit more "peaky", but I'll be able to trim that down using a MiniDSP later.   

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Beautiful room! :emotion-21:

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I remember following this build at the start of the project. Lost it track of it since then but I sure have to take of my hat. What a beautiful looking room. It’s all in the details! It just breaths theater on those images!

 

One question though as I haven’t come across the spec list, which projector are you planning to install?

 

 

Verzonden vanaf mijn iPhone met Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...