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  1. amount of drywall cut to run cables?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am planning to have a HT installer or electrician to help me install some network cables (home run) and install speaker cables (local run) for ceiling speakers . Some of you must have this kind of work done, I do not know how much drywall repair can I expect can I expect afterwards? Can...
  2. Depth / amount of lining in ported subwoofer builds

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I've seen a wide variety of lining materials used in builds. Compressed fiberglass, various foams, acoustical (rigid) fiberglass. My understanding is that it's meant to keep the backwave from causing the surfaces to resonate. Is that correct? I know that some materials are more effective than...
  3. Adjusting Berkline recline amount

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    I purchased a couple sets of Berkline theater seats used. I'm not sure if they are the 13217 or the 13084, they kinda look the same in the pictures I've seen. The previous owner said he bought them at Costco. My plan is to put them into our theater room with two rows of three seats with the...
  4. The ideal amount of (good) reflections

    AV Home Theater
    We all know that too much sound reflection destroys the sound image. While getting rid of ALL reflections (like in a anechoic chamber) will makes the room sound 'dead'. Obviously we need SOME sound reflections in our room in order to achieve the optimal sound experience. What would be the...