Electronic Lifestyles Winter 2011 : Page 45

BRONZE technical design Large Home Theater, $200K -$240K Electronic Systems Contractor: Audio Video inTeRioRS 2753-L Medina Rd. Medina, OH 44256 (877) 292-6774 www.audiovideointeriors.net CEDIA Member Since 1998 Architect: david L. Hawkins design Management 1043 Lexington Ave. Akron, OH 44310 (330) 618-4757 Builder: Palmieri Builders 31005 Bainbridge Rd. #5 Solon, OH 44139 (440) 498-9411 Curve Appeal Thinking outside the box paid off for Audio Video Interiors. When it comes to interior design, theaters can tend to look a little boxy. This particular homeowner had experienced many theaters, and although he appreciated the performance of those systems, he wanted something that looked a little more fluid—a sort of upscale lounge aesthetic. Not only did the room need to RETROFIT HOmE look great, it also had to perform like a champ with a large screen and seating for eight. Due to the size of the screen compared to the wide viewing area, Audio Video Interiors had to select screen material carefully. Additionally, the desired screen size left little space for the front n speaker system. Audio Video Interiors used Stewart Filmscreen’s Microperf screen solution, which allowed them to place all three front speakers and two subwoofers behind it. “The speaker place-Client Inter views 20 ment worked well with the modal analysis of the room,” says Audio Video Interiors. Electronic Design and Engineering 30 The odd seating configuration also required a calibration and EQ system that could adjust the Proposal and System Documentation Preparation 5 sound properly for the seat positions as well as the proximity of seats to the walls. The client wanted Project Management 12 to incorporate existing house sources, so Audio Video Interiors integrated new equipment with the Pre-wire/Rough-in 12.5 existing Crestron distribution and control system. A Kaleidescape player lets the homeowners access their stored movie collection, while an AppleTV lets them access their iTunes music, shows and pho-Trim-out 15 tos. Shop Time for Racking and Testing 32 The lighting in the room is the icing on the cake, adding to the theater’s unconventional look and Programming 10 creating a jaw-dropping experience. time and expertise n equipment Final Installation and Calibration Client Instruction Total Hours to Complete: 179.5 42 1 Contact the CEDIA ESC for a complete equipment list. Runco VX6000D CWAS DLP Projector with CineWide Autoscope Lens; JBL S1M Front Speaker (2), S1S-EX THX 18 (2), S4AI Dipole Speaker (2), S1A-CENTER Center Speaker, S650A Amp (2), S800 Amp, SDEC1000A Crossover, SDP-40 Processor; Richard Gray’s Power Company 1200 Custom Conditioner; Crestron CP2E Processor TPMC-8X WiFi Touchpanel, CNX-B6B Keypad, CLS-C6B iLux Lighting Controller (2); Kaleidescape KPLAYER-6000 1080p Movie Player; Middle Atlantic ERK-AV Rack Enclosure; CinemaTech Mezzanine Incliners (8); Stewart Filmscreen EMSN130SUM20WMapX Screen ELECTRONIC LIFESTYLES ® designer awards 45

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