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    Dolby Atmos setup with Dali speakers in basement

    Hi everyone! Very interesting stuff on this forum, even though I just registered and had a quick look. I was hoping to get your expert help on setting up Dolby Atmos in my newly purchased house. In the basement I am looking to expand my 5.1 to 5.1.4 setup with Dali speakers. I have been able to...
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    Advice on basement media room layout....

    Hi all! New to the forums and looking for some advice on speaker/TV placement in the basement of our new house. See attached photos. As you can guess, this room is a little weird due to the two openings of staircase and hallways going back further in the basement. The measurement of the main...
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    Romey's Screen 3 - early planning for 9.2.6 basement room

    Hello folks - putting my thoughts down in one place. Early planning stage for a new build basement room. Given the wealth of knowledge and experience here I'm grateful for all input. Aim for the room - a place I can go and escape to, and have film watching be an event. I love getting lost in a...
  4. leo82

    Help me with new Home Theater - Speaker choices

    I have the opportunity to spend $20,000 on Hometheater in the finished basement. (Ok, fine I 'might' regret this purchase in the future). What can I add/remove/tweak from the below list. It will be a 7.2.4 setup with room to expand in the future. I have not bought the AV equipment yet. Wiring...
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    Working around basement window for atmos

    Just need to decide where to place the 2 atmos ceiling speakers on the right side. Left location will mirror the right side. Location closer to the screen may be well too far forward. And tucked into a corner reflect sound (maybe a good thing?) But future proofs if I go 5.1.4. Other choice...
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    Help a newbie setting up 5.2.4 HT in a small basement (210 sq ft)

    Hey guys, first time poster here. I'm getting my basement finished and dedicating one area of it to HT/sitting area. It's my first foray into a custom HT setup so I'm looking for some suggestions to help me get started: Room area will be approx. 17' x 12.5' (so just over 210 sq ft), with one...
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    Soundproofing in German bunker basement

    Hi all, I have read tons of different topics of this for different use cases, however most of them seem to address US houses which mostly use drywall. I live in Germany and recently purchased a house from 1963. It's a double-house and unfortunately does not have a decoupled wall between the two...
  8. MadMaelstrom

    Basement Theater (Work in Progress)

    I inherited this basement last year when we purchased the house, it was empty apart from the inwall wides and in celing pair. I've made a few upgrades but more being done over the coming months. Focal in-wall LCR going in tomorrow Surround In Walls were my addition and overheads and front wides...
  9. shmerls

    I'm moving to my basement, but it's unfinished

    My living room has an 18' ceiling and a large pass through into the kitchen. Lots of echo and windows, bad bad bad. BUT we have a large unfinished basement in great shape as this house is only 15 years old. No leaks or smells, clean. But it's unfinished with solid poured concrete walls and...
  10. Nupe1911

    Mini Basement and Home Theater

    Home Cinema Devices Receiver: Anthem MRX 1140 6 Ceiling Speakers (Dolby Atmos) 2 Rear Speakers (Dolby Atmos) 3 Episode ES-700-IWLCR-5 In-Wall Dual woofer Speakers (Front under Screen) 2 SVS PB-1000 SUBs Projector: Sony VPL-VW295ES Rack – Watt Box WB-400-8 Sony UBP-X800 4k Player Playstation 5...
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    LG CX in basement

    Hey all new here, been eyeing on the LG CX for a long time, done all my research and decided to go for it, in about 2 weeks it will arrive, I do have a question if anyone out there can answer me, lg cx in my basement there are 2 small windows about 30 centimeters high and 60 wide, they are...
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    5.1 Surround Speaker system in Basement

    Hi all! I am hoping some of you can provide me some helpful suggestions. I am looking for your inputs for a 5.1 surround speaker system for room size 16x18 in the Basement. Currently, the basement is being finished and 1-2 weeks out from all being sheetrocked. I believe in-ceiling speakers are...
  13. Luminated67

    During quarantine man builds video rental store in basement

    Hats off to this guy I think this is truly amazing, I personally wouldn't have the skills to complete this type of a project and my wife would divorce me if I had done it so to the wife you are also amazing.
  14. kevin347

    Basement home theater planning help

    Hello, I am currently working on designing my basement and thinking to put a home theater/projector in it. I am putting a sample floor plan of how i am thinking about my theater setup. I am extremely new with dolby atmos or any theater set up so looking for some guidance on how to do this. The...
  15. KiwiRob

    KiwiRob's Norwegian Wood Basement

    I might as well start at the start, this is my lovely 1970's Norwegian Wood basement slash Rob's home office. I'm a kiwi and I live in Norway, Norwegians love wood, our basement is therefore wood panelled, it's basically untouched since the home was built in 1974. The carpet is green, nothing...
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    Basement finishing project

    Hi all! I am hoping some of you can provide me some helpful suggestions. I am at the stage of my basement where we are 1-2 weeks out from all being sheetrocked and all of my thoughts regarding this started this weekend. I had the idea to run a 25' HDMI and ethernet cords from where the TV will...
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    Home cinema/snug basement conversion Diy help

    Hi all Long time lurker first time poster. We are right in the middle of our basement conversion and extension build. One of the rooms in our basement is going to be a cinema room/snug. I plan on having a 85” Samsung tv recessed into the wall with a electric fireplace underneath. Some stud work...
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    Vertical mounted GPU holder for case with basement fans?

    I've got intake fans in the basement my PC case sucking air in fro under the case and blowing it upwards on to my horizontally mounted GPU through a grill in the basement. I'm looking to get one of the new 3000 series graphics cards, I really like the look of the founders edition cards and I...
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    Question Best Soundbar for Basement?

    Hello, I’m fairly new to this forum, so if someone has already posted a similar thread please drop a link or let me know where to find it. I’m looking for a soundbar for my basement, which is pretty good sized and has a completely open floor plan. I’d like a soundbar that is great for watching...
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    Question Basement theater setup questions

    Hi everyone, For several years, I've planned a dream theater area in my finished basement. Not crazy high end, but enough to cost at least $10,000 or more. Since that hasn't been in the budget, it just hasn't happened. Well, with the big COVID pandemic shutting down theaters, but wife finally...
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