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  1. Curtains

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Would the use of curtains surrounding the room be ok for acoustics
  2. help and suggestions to fix blackout curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    i bought some black out curtains for my basement home theater room, as you can see from the pictures light is coming in from the side and top. Im not too worried about the top, i was just wondering if anyone has any ideas of how to pin the sides to molding to stop the light some how like...
  3. Translucent curtains with ~0.65 noise absorption - too good to be true?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi all, I have a large living room that has full height sliding glass panels on one and a half sides, marble floor, plaster ceiling. It has very bad reverberation, very poor speech intelligibility even if it's just 2 persons trying to have a normal conversation. I plan to cover some walls with...
  4. curtains story

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I just got rit off the back wall behind my chair. That is adding about 5 feet in length to the room and, by the way no more 65hz dip to work on. Great result but, this new space is horrible, old utility room. What would you think if, for this winter at least, to hide it with curtains, maybe...
  5. Blackout curtains

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Im having a hard time finding double sided blackout curtains. My HT has an entry way that needs to be covered but most of the curtains i see in stores or online are one sided. The have black on one side and you can see the white liner on the other. Anyone have any suggestions?
  6. Curtains, paint or carpet?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hey all, a friend has a very white room which reflects quite badly and completely washes out the image. So which is best' curtains, paint or carpet on the walls? I guess carpet or thick curtains would add some sound proofing as well? The projector is a mitsubishi hc1100 on a glass bead 120"...
  7. Need some cool curtains

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    I am in need of some cool curtains to go around my screen. I was thinking of just some dark black in a velvet or similar fabric, but then I started thinking about something cooler, like Star Wars or some other theme. Has anyone come across any good deals on fabric, or even pre-made curtains? I...
  8. sound proof curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Does anyone know where i can find blackout sound proof curtains? my room has a rear, side and front wall, but the right side is open to where the kids play area is. I wanted to run a curtain from the front wall to the back wall on the right side to close the room off. but also wanted it to be...
  9. Motorized Window Treatment / Blackout Curtains

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Hey all, I'm looking at treating my place with some motorized black out curtains. Does anyone know some good sources to find a good deal on either the motorized rail systems or black our curtains. I've found some pretty decent deals on ebay... but seeing what you all know of?
  10. Remote controlled for curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Does anyone have any experience with Add-A-Motor electric curtain rods? http://www.add-a-motor.com/ Makita makes a series of electric curtain rods that are actually rated a little less. But we all know that ratings can be fudged. I was hoping to find someone with actual experience with either...
  11. Motorised (motorized) curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi all, Has anyone had any experience with motorised curtains for the front of their HT room? I see fairly inexpensive solutions like this: http://www.decorama.com.au/dec-c03m.htm and wonder if that would be suitable for the heavy velvet-type curtains needed. Or do you need a heavier-duty...
  12. Using curtains as CIH screen masks

    General Screen Discussion
    The plan for our HT room is for a 113" cinemascope screen, projected at constant image height. The motorised curtains will act as masks for the non-scope footage. Can anyone tell me if there's a particular material we need to use for the curtains? Or will any black material work?
  13. Electronic Curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Ii am looking to build a curtain system that is cost effective for my HT. Any suggestion is welcome, just nothing in the range of $300 per window or somehting ridiculous.
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