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post #81 of 194 Old 07-16-13, 09:11 AM
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WOW those look incredible! Amazing that was all done with polishing.
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Wow - what an amazing job. They look absolutely fabulous!


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HI cr136124,

I like your home theater system and how you wire them, they are very neat.

Question: Did you route the speaker wires yourself or you have the house pre-wire
before you move in?

Reason I ask this is because my house is also 2 story house and the space between
the ceiling of the first floor and 2nd is very limited and I have no way to route the
wire nicely unless I remove the carpet on the 2nd story and work it from there but I don't
think the wife will allow me to do it cause I have to move a lot of things around and
create dust in the house, you know what I mean.

Any idea you can give from your experiences?

Thanks,

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Nice setup!!


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They look great!!..Awesome job!!..is there any reflection or glare, when watching a movie?
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HI cr136124,

I like your home theater system and how you wire them, they are very neat.

Question: Did you route the speaker wires yourself or you have the house pre-wire
before you move in?

Reason I ask this is because my house is also 2 story house and the space between
the ceiling of the first floor and 2nd is very limited and I have no way to route the
wire nicely unless I remove the carpet on the 2nd story and work it from there but I don't
think the wife will allow me to do it cause I have to move a lot of things around and
create dust in the house, you know what I mean.

Any idea you can give from your experiences?

Thanks,

BSDME
Thanks!

Actually the answer to your question is both. Let me explain, we purchased this house when the builder was in the last month of construction. So, I was able to run the wires for the surround speakers (ceiling) and back surround speakers (walls). No drywall at that moment, so running the speaker wires was really easy and that was step number one!

Eventually the builder finished the basement, we moved in and like a year later after that, I decided to upgrade "just" my receiver (down the rabbit hole I went). Well, long story short, I ended up with what you are able to see at this thread. But, the big issue was one of my latest additions "the projector". I knew eventually I'll have to deal with running wires at the room. Lucky me the floor joists run from the front to the back wall, so I knew at least I didn't have to deal with obstructions while fishing the wires. So, to play safe I decided to run a bunch of wires to do the job just once:

Projector Power Cord
12v trigger cable
2 HDMI Cables
Cat5e Cable
2 pairs of speaker wires
2 interconnect (RCA) wires

So, I carefully removed the crown molding at both ends (front and back) and I open a couple of holes that allowed me to fish all the wires at once. I also used 3 pieces of foam insulation to cover wrap the wires to avoid unwanted vibrations on the ceiling drywall. When everything was done, I re-installed the crown molding, re-caulked it and then I finally applied a fresh coat of paint.

Of course, I need to open few holes at the walls to install wall plates but that is piece of cake. Here are some pics of the process:


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I hope this helps.

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Thanks for sharing your experience work there.

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New updates:

PSA XS30 (3rd subwoofer added to the room)
90-RT's (wide speakers)
F/XiA6's (back surround speakers)
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What type of entertainment center/cabinet is that and where did you get it from? That one seems perfect!
Nice setup btw.
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What type of entertainment center/cabinet is that and where did you get it from? That one seems perfect!
Nice setup btw.
Thanks man!

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