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The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT

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The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« on: November 03, 2016, 03:12:53 PM »
Our HT is 99% complete, and was built from a 2 car garage utilizing the room with in a room technique.

First reflection panels:

1. (3) 2'x4' panels on the left and right walls made of 2 layers of Roxul R80 2" thick sheets (6 in total).
2. (6) 2'x4' panels on the ceiling made the same as the side wall panels.
3. Front wall behind screen is covered with 3" of Roxul R60 wall to wall, and 4' high (from the ceiling to 4' down).
4. Rear wall has 9" of Roxul R60 wall to wall except for the corners which are R80.
5. Front stage is stuffed with R19 Pink Fluffy, and topped with OSB.
6. Rear seating stage is stuffed with Pink Fluffy, and topped with OSB.


Room Construction:

1. Room within a room construction with R19 insulation (inner, and outer walls).
2. Complete sub floor is stuffed with R19 topped with OSB.
3; One layer of OSB covers the wall with a 2nd layer of drywall separated by Green Glue on all four walls.
4. Hat channels on the ceiling with 2 layers of drywall separated by Green Glue.
5. 2 solid core wood doors with 2 layers of 3/4 MDF added.
6. Fire clay used for all outlets, and switches to seal the hole.
7. Automatic door closers on both entry doors.
8. Automatic door seals on both entry doors.
9. Door seals for the area around the doors.
10. 1950 Art Deco glass door handles (inside HT one is modified with Blue LEDs, and frosted finish).


Room Finish:

1. All of the walls will have Blue or Black GOM covered panels (as will the ceiling), but only the ones listed will have any acoustic materials added to them.
2. The stage is covered with Home Depot black carpet, and the soffits are covered with Jo Annes Black Triple Velvet (after the complete room was painted flat black).
3. Floor has Lowes Plum colored Carpet with premium pad.


Equipment:

Front stage...
1. JBL 2360A horns with EV DH1a drivers for the front 3 channels.
2. DIY 1/4 Pie Bass Bins.
3. Danley DTS-10 subs (one under the front stage, and the other under the rear seating area).
4. (2) MiniDSP DDRC-88M processors for Dirac and crossover for the front 3 channels, and subs.
5. (2) Crest Audio CM2208 8 channel amps for my bass bins, Atmos channels, and Surround channels .
6. (1) Yamaha P7000s amp for the subs.
7. Yamaha CXA-5100 preamp
8. Yamaha XM-4080 for the front horns.

Surround...
1. Surround, and rear surround speakers are JBL 8340As

Atmos...
1. (4) JBL 8320 speakers

Media...
1. DIY Unraid NAS
2. i3NUC for HA PC
3. i3 NUC for Media Server.
4. PS3 for gaming
5. XBox One for gaming.
6. Pioneer Elite BDP-80FD BR player

Video...
1. Panasonic AE8000 projector.
2. SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope AT screen.
3. Darbee Darbet Processor.
4. Monoprice Redmere cables.
5. Panamorph UH-480 Anamorphic Lens

Miscellaneous...
1. APC UPS for Computers.
2. APC UPS for Projector.
3. Monster 7000 for power conditioning.
4. Samsung Galaxy Note for control via CQC HA Software.
5. Monoprice speaker wire.
6. (2) Furman PL8s.

Lighting...
1. Blue LED rope lighting for the soffits, stairs, and entry hallway.
2. LED spot lights in soffits for entry, and exit lighting.


http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/455A5226_zps52a85ff9.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


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The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


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The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


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The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


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The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/455A5222_zps0ae7213b.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


Looking from the HT to the pond entrance.
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/20150121_090912_zps83930330.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


Looking from the HT entrance to the Skimmer.
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/20150121_090908_zpsa9585aff.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


Entrance to the HT.
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/20150121_090937_zpsa24295a9.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT



Here you can see the door.
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/20150128_150710_zps7f11ae82.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT



New seats. (have been moved to the front row)
 http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/20150508_085140_zpsulv1pstd.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT


Our HT door sign temp mounted.


Daytime...
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/Theater%20Door_zpstdgfipjh.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT



Night time (color is different as it is set to randomly change the LED colors)...
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/u393/ellisr63/HT%20sign%20at%20night_zpsbdebqylj.jpg
The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Last Edit: November 03, 2016, 04:40:08 PM by ellisr63 »
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2016, 03:20:49 PM »
Next to be completed are some new DIY 2 way Synergy horns. The first one will be a 2' x 2' x 2' version with EV DH1A drivers and (2) 15" woofers. The final version is anticipated to be as big as 4' x 4' x 3', but we will see how the smaller versions work out. ;)
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2016, 12:59:24 PM »
Hey Ron I can't see the pic's? Am I doing something wrong???

Travis

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2016, 02:22:00 PM »
I can't either.

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2016, 04:42:40 PM »
Strange they all worked yesterday... I just checked Photobucket, and they are down for maintenance...hopefully the pics will come back OK. If they don't I will load up via another method.
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2016, 09:23:54 AM »
Pics appear to be back up... If anyone still can't see them please let me know.
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2016, 09:54:35 AM »
The pics show up for me. :) Not that I plan on changing my speakers, but I am interested in the synergy horn build. Nice job on the theater. When you move to a 4K projector, it will be a big step up over the Panny.
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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2016, 09:57:34 AM »
The pics show up for me. :) Not that I plan on changing my speakers, but I am interested in the synergy horn build. Nice job on the theater. When you move to a 4K projector, it will be a big step up over the Panny.

Thanks Mike, the pics problem was that Photobucket was down when people were looking. I can't wait to get the Synergy horns built! I wish i was still working so I could afford a 4K projector. I will have to wait until they are under $3k for sure unless I come into a lot of cash.
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2016, 06:20:46 AM »
WOW...what a beautiful theater room!  8) 8) 8) 8)

How far away did you live from Cincinnati, OH?

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2016, 08:50:07 AM »
WOW...what a beautiful theater room!  8) 8) 8) 8)

How far away did you live from Cincinnati, OH?
Thanks, it is still a work in progress though as I want to change some things in the room. I live in Concord California (Close to Oakland).
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2016, 09:45:41 AM »
Concord, CA is a bit of a hike for me... :(

I do get to San Francisco from time to time on business...I would like to check out your room on my next visit!

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2016, 09:50:21 AM »
Concord, CA is a bit of a hike for me... :(

I do get to San Francisco from time to time on business...I would like to check out your room on my next visit!
Sure...just let me know in advance when you anticipate being in the area.
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2016, 05:26:31 AM »
looks great! I remember your build thread on AVS!  huge screen ! the way I like it :)

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2016, 07:00:26 PM »
looks great! I remember your build thread on AVS!  huge screen ! the way I like it :)

Thanks! To me...going as big as you can fit on the wall is the only way to go, as I want theater, not TV size, as it is an entirely different experience to me.
Yamaha CX-A5100, (3) diy synergy horn 2 ways,, 4 JBL 8340As, 4 JBL 8320s, PS3, XBoxOne, Monoprice speaker wire, and XLR cables, Redmere HDMI cables, Monster HTPS7000, 2 Furman filters, 2 DTS-10 subs, Panasonic AE8000, SeymourAV 195" diagonal scope screen, Panamorph UH-480, Darbee Darcet, Yamaha P7000s, diy 14 channel Ice PowerPoint amp

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Re: The Ellis Family Go Big or Go Home HT
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2016, 04:56:26 AM »
exactly....I cant understand when someone is building and they re like...meh 100" screen will be enough...grr go big!!  haha  well to each his own