Here is the start of Negatron 2 HT

Today we made the first bit of progress in our Home Theater... we got our electric stage curtains installed, and 2 rows of French cleat which will hold my 5 height channels, conceal wires, and also hold absorption panels. I have no panels yet so for the time being I made some clamps to hold my speakers wires when I get them installed. I used electrical conduit clamps, and attached them to the walls with 3m double faced tape. I hope to get the rest of the wiring run Sunday, and hopefully get the wood I need to hang the 5 JBLs this next week. The pic I have tonight are only with the curtains open, and you can see the French cleats, but it is very hard to see our TV. Lol. The room is 19' 7" x 40' with a Boveda ceiling that peaks at 32' high. The room has a 2nd floor loft, and also includes the dining room, and kitchen...hence the 40' length (I know it violates the rules for a room with a room wall being decided by another, but it is off by a few inches...not sure if that is enough ). The front wall is glass door 10' except for the area behind the curtains when they are open. Walls are about 1' thick clay, and concrete...same as the ceiling. Floors are Cantera black lava stone with so far only one wool rug. Hopefully in the next couple of months I will get my 4 Belle Bass bins, and my B&O amp as built. I will use these as my front 3 channels until I get the Klipsch K402 Synergy style horns made. I have one authentic k402 we will use to clone 2 more, and then mod them as synergy horns...unless I get anxious and decide to mod the authentic one before we make the clones.

I am planning on making absorption panels 2 rows around the room, plus first reflection panels below the 2 rows. In Will not be going any high than that on sound panels as I do not want to detour from the aesthetics of the room. I will most likely make the panels under the curtains black...not sure what got do on the other panels. The room will eventually also have a 195" diagonal 2.4 screen with a Panamorph Anamorphic lens and a 4k or 4k shift projector.
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In the pics You can see on he left wall my one speaker wire sagging, and the other end of it hanging down to the right of the curtain.
 
More parts have arrived for the HT. I will post up some pics once we have them setup.

Xilica 4080 crossover
New AV rack under construction
2 Yamaha P2500s amps for Atmos channel power
2 more black theater curtains are installed, still have to do the covers for the top of the curtains
Dune HD Pro streamers
 

Audionut

Next Round Is On Me
Welcome Negatron. Home theater actually was part of what helped me stumble onto hifi and this wonderful site.
There’s a set of JBL Hartsfields being sold in your neck of the woods and I may need your assistance on.
 
A few changes have been made to my setup...
1: No klipsch Belle bass bins
2. New rack is being built.
3. New 10 channel amp (balanced XLRs, and Speakon outputs)

I have also purchased 4 Klipsch RP160Ms to use as my main channels until we get the K402s completed for the front 3 channels. When they are ready, then I will use the RP160Ms for my surrounds, and rear surrounds. The new rack should be completed by our carpenter sometime next month, and my friend will be machining, and assembling parts for the case (A Chinese Krell KSA50 amp case copy). It will not have any Krell markings at all as I just wanted the Krell style heatsinks, and rack handles. The amp has so much room we can easily have 10 B&O BTL amp modules, plus 3 Insteon disassembled outdoor outlets. You are probably wondering why the Insteon outlets... Well, we are using 3 outlets so we can power up whichever group of amps we want remotely. So if we want to listen in tereo the left and right channel modules will be powwred up, and if we want to listen with 5 channels the appropriate channels will be powered on too. 3 groups are, stereo, 5 channel, and 7 channel. The Atmos/Auro3d speakers will be powered by a pair of Yamaha p2500s amp also turned on by Insteon outdoor outlets. I will post up some pics when I get the rack, and amp completed. I will post up internals, and external pics when the amp is done, and also pics of the compketed rack, and new room pics of the progress.

Next new purchase was 4 Klipsch RP150Ms...these will be used for 2 of my surrounds, and 2 for Atmos for now. These will ultimately be used for my Atmos/Auro3d channels in the future.

The new AV rack will be about 85" wide x 25" high, and 18" deep. The top and sides will be made from my old shelves which were 1 1/2" thick. This will be installed over my 1x1, and 1x 1/2" 8020 aluminum frame. The shelves in the rack will be made of 1/2" plywood, and all the wood will be stained cherry to match the Klipsch speakers.

We also have the curtains up now on the side walls too. We still have the bass traps to go...along with the valance for the curtains.
 

gable

Senior Member
A few changes have been made to my setup...
1: No klipsch Belle bass bins
2. New rack is being built.
3. New 10 channel amp (balanced XLRs, and Speakon outputs)

I have also purchased 4 Klipsch RP160Ms to use as my main channels until we get the K402s completed for the front 3 channels. When they are ready, then I will use the RP160Ms for my surrounds, and rear surrounds. The new rack should be completed by our carpenter sometime next month, and my friend will be machining, and assembling parts for the case (A Chinese Krell KSA50 amp case copy). It will not have any Krell markings at all as I just wanted the Krell style heatsinks, and rack handles. The amp has so much room we can easily have 10 B&O BTL amp modules, plus 3 Insteon disassembled outdoor outlets. You are probably wondering why the Insteon outlets... Well, we are using 3 outlets so we can power up whichever group of amps we want remotely. So if we want to listen in tereo the left and right channel modules will be powwred up, and if we want to listen with 5 channels the appropriate channels will be powered on too. 3 groups are, stereo, 5 channel, and 7 channel. The Atmos/Auro3d speakers will be powered by a pair of Yamaha p2500s amp also turned on by Insteon outdoor outlets. I will post up some pics when I get the rack, and amp completed. I will post up internals, and external pics when the amp is done, and also pics of the compketed rack, and new room pics of the progress.

Next new purchase was 4 Klipsch RP150Ms...these will be used for 2 of my surrounds, and 2 for Atmos for now. These will ultimately be used for my Atmos/Auro3d channels in the future.

The new AV rack will be about 85" wide x 25" high, and 18" deep. The top and sides will be made from my old shelves which were 1 1/2" thick. This will be installed over my 1x1, and 1x 1/2" 8020 aluminum frame. The shelves in the rack will be made of 1/2" plywood, and all the wood will be stained cherry to match the Klipsch speakers.

We also have the curtains up now on the side walls too. We still have the bass traps to go...along with the valance for the curtains.

Sounds like you're putting together one hell of a system. I'm hoping to build a new rack sometime in the near future, so certainly excited to see some pics of your solution.
 
This is what the rack looks like so far. I set some of my old shelves on top to show how it will look when it is completed. All my old shelves will be cut down, sanded, connected together, sanded, and then stained. They will be the outer cabinet for the rack (sides, and top). It should be completed sometime next month, along with my 10 channel amp.rack.jpg
 
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