Though not shown on the plan... haven't got that far in laying it out. But I can provide some ideas I've been kicking around as well as some things I've picked up. The riser (the height is TBD) will be built after drywalling as to be floating. Standard framing with 30# roofing felt (entire riser) as a gasket (for the insulation), Safe-N-Sound insulation, 2 layers of T&G flooring screwed and glued. The cherry on top (if budget permits) is a butt kicker mounted to the riser (with hard rubber hockey pucks lifting the riser -- hey it's Canada! ). The first row will have a standalone butt kicker. Similar idea for the proscenium stage... which is multilevel, filled with dry play sand since the sub will be on it. It too will be built following drywall.Skuce said:Speaker Locations? Don't see anything marked on the plan
Also...suggestion. The raised section att he back for the 2nd row. Fill that whole base with insulation. Those like to resonate at certain frequencies and really usually make certain bass notes unbearable. same with behind the screen itself. Put up loads of sound damping material behind there.
Also....it looks like your projector is too close to the screen (if that is the black high end Hitachi unit that it looks like in the drawing)
I don't think it that big of a room... but in any case the in-wall speakers are 100 watts while be very flat/small. More than enough for the room size... here is the details.filper said:What is the rated power handling of those in-wall speakers ? That is a pretty big room.
Will your DIY screen be acoustically transparent for installing the centre speaker behind it as you have indicated ? You really might want to check/rethink that bit.
How come? If you got one of the perforated screens, with 3 matched speakers, then wouldn't the behind the screen placement be better?Centre speaker below would be much better than behind. Just make sure that you aim the drivers at your melon, not straight out.
Kaoru said he was planning on making a DIY screen using a canvas-like material and Goo Sytems paint. I doubt that would be acoustically transparent. Would the paint not fill the fabric pores and reduce or eliminate the fabric's acoustical transparency ?JesseJ said:How come? If you got one of the perforated screens, with 3 matched speakers, then wouldn't the behind the screen placement be better?
I see it's been covered that Kaoru is DIYing the screen, but I'll comment on mounting behind a perforated screen. Where you mount the speakers (in front or behind) depends on the trade-off you prefer. Reviewers have noted that perforated screens are dimmer than non-perforated, so if you're using a typical low-brightness LCD or DLP projector, you may prefer a better image with dialogue coming from below (or above) the screen to better dialogue location but an inferior image.JesseJ said:How come? If you got one of the perforated screens, with 3 matched speakers, then wouldn't the behind the screen placement be better?