home cinema build

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    Cinema Family Room

    Hi everyone 👋 Thought you’ll all be interested in my home cinema build. The room in the photos was previously built as a swimming pool, but the previous owner filled it in. Luckily for us, the room had to be completely gutted and rebuilt. This gave us a blank canvas to design the room for our...
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    Recommendations for a Music & Movie 5.1 Setup for £5-6k?

    Recommendations for a Music & Movie 5.1 Setup for £5-6k? Hi all. I’m posting for the first time on here as I’d really appreciate some advice from all you knowledgeable folks to build out a kit list to overhaul my living room 5.1 setup and I have a decent budget for the project - around £5-6k...
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    Centre channel for B&w Dm6

    I want to integrate my bw dm6 in my surround setup. I heard alot about timbre matching is important on the front 3 speakers. I would like to know if there is even something that matches the dm6s timbre as a center channel. And idely it would be nice if it was a flat design since i dont have much...
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    Input Requested for New HT Build

    Input Requested for New HT Build Hi all, Currently in process of designing a new HT from scratch that will be going in under my garage. All walls and ceiling have poured concrete behind them so there will be no natural light and sound insulation should not be an issue. Use will be 50/50 mix...
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    Advise, please... Home Cinema Room Setup

    Hi Everyone I am currently running an X4500H 5.1.2 setup in the living room and would like to get a home cinema set up in one of our spare bedrooms upstairs. Initially, I was planning to get the garage converted but just found out, it won't stick to my low budget. So I'm thinking of switching...
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    Denon AVC-A1XV used as a power amp by an AV Processor

    Hello everyone, just registered to AVforums as I enjoy the different topics and discussions around home cinema building. I have a question concerning my system, which is as follow: AV Receiver: (old) Denon AVC-A1XV that I owned since 2007 Monitor Audio Silver 8 for front speakers from 2007...
  7. fallinlight

    Handyman wanted to build home cinema frontstage and or frame for AT Screen build - London or will pay for transport of screen

    Handyman wanted to build home cinema frontstage and frame for AT Screen build - London SW11 area - or will pay for transport of screen What I want built: Screen: A 92.5" 2.40:1 screen. If stretching material over myself is easy, I can do this. Or, I would be happy to try spandex or a suitable...
  8. TB303

    Where should I position speakers in this room?

    Hello people, I want to do a 'proper' (if modest) home cinema set up. My room has slightly unusual proportions and SWMBO has some funny ideas about putting the sofa (main listening position) inside a nook in the rear wall... She also insists on small (not cube-like) speakers so I'm basically...
  9. Becca2193

    Help! Gale speaker set up

    Hi everyone, I have been living in a flat for the past three years that has these Gale speakers in the ceiling and a rather large home audio set up. The problem is, I don’t know what I’m doing or what I need to make it work. I was wondering if anyone had any answers (in simple terms please!) I...
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    Q Acoustics question

    Hi I have been researching the Q Acoustics brand, and they have great reviews. Since I'm in budget, i wanted to know the difference between 2 sets. This will be used as the front 2 speakers. 3050 or 3020i. If i include the 3020i speaker stands the total price is near to the 3050 (not "i"...
  11. TheHarris

    Question Home theatre atmos help

    Hi guys, I'm new here, been reading lots of threads in the past and know there's a lot of great guys here and was hoping for some help. I've recently set up a home theatre project, the room is a slightly strange shape. It doubles as a work from home office/VR room as well, so the seating is a...
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    Help going to 7.1

    So I've currently got a stereo set up with a pair of missions, a rotel RA-820ax, and a fiio Q1 from my pc, and I'm planning to gradually move to 7.1. Having done a bit of surface research, I'm assuming if I got a 5.1 receiver (something like a YAMAHA RX-V540) then I could make a 7.1 system. The...
  13. Gary Ostrich

    What would you do with this room and budget?

    Hi guys, I wondered if you may be interested to give me your thoughts and expertise towards my project. So I have the front reception room (see images 3.5 X 3.9m) that I wish to turn into an adults evening room, away from kids sh*t everywhere (have a separate room with other TV in, family...
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    Question Home cinema upgrade path

    Hi all, I'm seeking some advice on which path to take with upgrading my current home cinema setup. Currently I have: Denon AVR-2106 receiver Klipsch RF-62 fronts Klipsch KSW-10 subs Klipsch R52C center Budget surrounds The receiver is the weakest link so I'm evaluating alternatives now...
  15. louisskillman

    Question Bought a house with 9 or 10 speakers built in. Need help getting them going (pics included)

    Hey guys, I'm hoping someone could point me in the right direction in getting all of this set up. I've never really messed with audio, let alone a whole mess of speaker wires. Apparently the last owner of this home was a big A/V guy and installed speakers in the ceilings and walls, as well as...
  16. Jezzzzz

    Question Help with projector mount

    Hi there! I've recently finished having a dormer loft conversion done on our house, and it's currently an office - but gradually becoming a home cinema (hopefully!) I had *some* foresight with certain things when completing the build, putting a few cables in the walls, some 'nogging' so that I...
  17. jeremias

    Best way to connect digital audio ?

    Hi. I've inherited a very ambitious home theatre set-up which feeds audio from various sources into a small sound desk (inputs include microphones, a laptop and guitar inputs). The system also includes a powerful projector which takes HDMI feed direct from the laptop. My problem is that I...
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    Question Advice speaker placement for dolby atmos system

    Hi all, first, thanks a lot for the ton of great advice I've read on this forum. It's so valuable to hear advice from people who are not trying to sell their products! I'm going all in for my dream home cinema... I've bought a nice 4K projector, and I now need to install a dolby atmos sound...
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    Wall mounting OLED tv

    I posted this in the TV section but it may belong better here. I have an LG Oled B6 (I think, it's a couple of years old). Anyway, I've moved into a new place and have sourced the originally recommended wall bracket (OTW420B). I want to wall mount the TV and I then have Dali Zensor 1's as my...
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    Question New Surround Sound Advice

    Hi All, I am really hoping someone might be able to give me some advice on a new surround setup I am trying to design as part of a new extension we are building on our house in Denmark. I would really like to install a 5.1.4 or 5.2.4 surround setup in our new lounge. The lounge is 40m2 as...
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