That looks awesome, i love the games room; if i'd have seen an original Star Wars Pinball table in there i would have totally lost control of all my bodily functions but it does look great
Thanks Inzaman!That looks awesome, i love the games room; if i'd have seen an original Star Wars Pinball table in there i would have totally lost control of all my bodily functions but it does look great
Hi Diesel, yes I don't think I would have got away with 1 let alone 2 CRTs if I didn't have a dedicated room!I once bought a CRT from these very forums. I got it delivered and it was sat in it's box in the centre of the living room floor when my wife arrived home from work.........
.........I sold it to another AVForums member the day after
The size of CRT PJs is what convinced my wife to agree to let me start looking for a self build project (so I could have a dedicated room)
Nice one, many thanksEDIT:- why is thread only four stars??? I've just awarded it 5 stars and that's the minimum it deserves!
EDIT EDIT:- yay, thread has gone back to 5 stars after I voted
Thanks Jagdeepp for the comments! I will get some screenshots very soonAn absolutely top notch project! I've sat and read each post one by one and clicked the links to the other threads. Very interesting indeed and an excellent build.
I'd love to see some screenshots just to finish it off. Hopefully they can be added.... before next christmas! lol
Well done again! Absolutely love those cinema seats.
Thanks! I've been following your thread too, I see you have an Onkyo TXSR608, I have got my eye on one of those myself to replace my ancient Sherwood amp!What a great read, took me over an hour, brilliant.
Glad to see the Panny AE4000, looking forward to finishing my own effort but it will be Halloween by the time I get it all done, very slow when its a one man job.
Well done on all your efforts
Thanks!What a fantastic build, well done Ben!
The speaker columns are not fixed in place, they just sit in position so can easily be removed by just pulling them out.May I ask a couple of questions?
1) How will you access the front speakers should you need to?
2) The equipment on the extendable rack will not be facing the seats. Are you bothered that you won't be able to see any of the displays of the equipment should you want to adjust something whilst watching a film?
The speaker columns are not fixed in place, they just sit in position so can easily be removed by just pulling them out.
As for the displays on the equipment, I have disconnected all the LEDs inside the HTPC case and covered the air-con LED with black tape, so the only thing with a display on it is the amp. When I watch a film I turn the display off on the Amp so everything is completely black.
With a totally blacked out room any little bit of light is easily visible, and I don't want any distractions at all. I've even had to put black tape over the power LED on my sub, and the LED inside the smoke detector!
OK, hopefully these will explain how they fit - here's the cover over the centre speaker removed and turned around so you can see it from the back. It's angled so that it just leans against the wall when in place. Please excuse all the junk stashed behind it!In terms of the speakers its the ones along the bottom beneath the screen I'm talking about. If we are talking about the same thing is there a chance you might take a pic of the covers moved out of place slightly so I can see exactly what you have done?
Hi Ben,OK, hopefully these will explain how they fit - here's the cover over the centre speaker removed and turned around so you can see it from the back. It's angled so that it just leans against the wall when in place. Please excuse all the junk stashed behind it!
And same again but for the left column. The shelf for the speaker you can see here is offset from the front of the wall by a couple of inches. The idea was that my masking curtains would be stowed behind the speakers and come out of the gap to cover the screen. In practice this didn't quite work due to the bunching up of the material, but I plan to rebuild the masking system using tensioned fabric on vertical rollers which hopefully will work better!