Total blackout

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  1. DigiTALGuy

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    I've been looking through a lot of examples of a home cinema rooms, and have not seen a total blackout room.

    My plan is to make my cinema totally black (apart from the screen), so the floors, ceiling, walls and furniture will be black.

    I was just wondering if there were any negative points to doing this seen as though people tend to prefer reds and other darker colours?

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  2. mattym

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    from an acoustic product point of view its difficult as the products would have to be fabric wrapped in black as black foam in suitable thicknesses costs and arm and a leg to produce....the cost there fore becomes prohibitive unless you use a fabric wall system
     
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    fabric, black foam ??? I think he just meant to paint the wall black and have blcak carpet and sofa ....
     
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    DigiTALGuy, I cannot forsee any problems with going total black on everything. Mr Bump has gone pretty much black with the exception of a red carpet, which looks neat, see here
     
  5. mattym

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    as i said, from an acoustic point of view! :D
     
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    Total black,

    nice idea,

    that means you will be fitting a CRT projector instead of one of those GREY black digital units then. ;)


    You might find that all black give you some small issues of disorientation - most people require a referance point of some sort,
     

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