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Hello!
I am a Norwegian Home Theater owner, and when I got my UMIC1 and tried REW, I found out about Home Theater Shack and the great forums here.
After working on it for four years, my home theater was finished last summer.

Equipment:

Speakers:
Main speakers: Dali 40, modified with new crossower parts and Scanspeak
Revelator tweeter (2905/9700-Dali 40SE)
Centre speaker: DIY modified Dali 8008 (Blue series), with new speaker cabinet and
Scanspeak Revelator tweeter (2905/9700)
Subwoofers (3 x): 2 x Boschmann AZX-W15 NUKE, in DIY 104 liter ported kabinets
1 x Maelstrom 21", in 220 liter DIY closed cabinet.
Surround (6 x): DIY, based on a internet found kit (2 x 6"
SEAS midrange & bass speakers, 1 x 1" tweeter in each cabinet)

Data/netgear:
Altibox fiber connection 50/50mB Router
2 x Netgear Prosafe 16-port Switch (one dedicated HDTV-distibution)
ASUS RT-N66U Dark Knight Router
Grotec HTPC

Media players:
Toshiba HD DVD HD EP 35
OPPO BDP-103 Multiplayer
Denon DVD A-11 Multiplayer
Philips VR 20D Digital Video Recorder
Denon DTR 2000 DAT
Denon DRM Dolby HX PRO Cassette
Playstation 3
Altibox Motorola VIP 1853 HD TV-tuner
Thorens TD 321 MKII Turntable
-Audiotechnica AT-OC9 pickup
-Mørch DP-6 Gold arm
-Dali RIAA Phono Preamp


Prosessor & Amps:
Marantz AV 8801 prosessor
2 x Vincent SP-991 monoamp (1 x 600 W @ 4 Ohm (1 x 100 W class A))
2 x Crown I-Tech 6000 (2 x 3000W @ 4 Ohm)
1 x T&M SA 200e (2 x 200W @ 4 Ohm)
1 x T&M SA 400e (2 x 400W @ 4 Ohm)
NAD 216 THX (2 x 200W @ 4 Ohm)
Rotel RBM-1575 (5 x 500W @ 4 Ohm)

Cables:
Mostly based on no-nonsense microphone-cables.
(Eurocable Extraflex Double Shielded Microphone Cable)
Supra 2x4mm2 OFC loudspeaker cable
ISODA HA-08 PSR with WBT connectors.
PHOENIX GOLD cables
AUDIO ALCHEMY CLEARSTREAM cables
HITACHI LC-OFC cables

Power/UPS:
APC 3000 Smart UPS
LYNGDORF 6A-CAL-6FA surge filter

Projector/Screen:
Sony HW 50ES
Seymour Screen, 129" diagonal DIY 16/9 frame
 

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Wow! Very nice setup you have there.
 

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Wow! Very nice setup you have there.
Thanks ellisr63!
My complete building thread is here

On the additional pictures you can see the Home Theather extension to our house. Also, the entrance and stairs up to the theater, and locking-mechanism on the sound proof sliding-door. There is also a picture of the sound proof back-door in the HT.
 

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What is that door latch? I have never seen anything like it.
 

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I was looking through your thread... What a excellent progression you are showing. I see you used sheet rock and MDF for the walls... Why did you use MDF instead of OSB?
 

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What is that door latch? I have never seen anything like it.
It is probably a one of a kind-mecanism!
Regarding the sliding door latch: The first door lock proved to be too soft on the door sealing, so I took them off and built a DIY-progressive hinged latch, so the door would be pulled harder onto the tube-sealings.

Here's a Youtube video of the sliding-door, and how it works:
Youtube sliding door lock

The sliding door is built from three layers of plasterboard on each side, and one outer layer MDF. It weighs in at about 400 pounds, and is hold up by heavy industrial double-boogie-rollers...
It dampens about the same as a good quality soundproofing door, about 45-48dB. The new latch mecanism made the door about 4dB's better!
 

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I was looking through your thread... What a excellent progression you are showing. I see you used sheet rock and MDF for the walls... Why did you use MDF instead of OSB?
OSB is not used on walls so much here in Norway. Mostly we use sheet rock and chipboard on the inner layers, and painted MDF for the outer layer here.
 

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What are the dimensions of the Theater?
 

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Thanks ellisr63!
My complete building thread is here

On the additional pictures you can see the Home Theather extension to our house. Also, the entrance and stairs up to the theater, and locking-mechanism on the sound proof sliding-door. There is also a picture of the sound proof back-door in the HT.
In the last picture where the door is open... What is the silver thing by the floor inside the room that looks like an amp?
 

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Thanks for your nice words, guys!

@ ellisr63: It is probably the pucture below you are referring to. It is one of the Vincent SP 991 mono amps for the main speakers. I've placed them beside the speakers to avoid long speaker cables. Instead I'm running 10m long balanced shielded microphone cables from the Marantz prosessor. On the other picture you can see a bit of them from the front side.
 

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Very nice and thanks for the pic's! That door latch is awesome.
The door itself is amazing; I am sure very little sound gets through it, including high SPL LFE. With all that mass, I wonder if the door is motorized for open/close.
 

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The door itself is amazing; I am sure very little sound gets through it, including high SPL LFE. With all that mass, I wonder if the door is motorized for open/close.
Even if the door is quite heavy, it rolls easy with just a little pull. It also stops most sound effectively, except the lowest frequences (below 100 Hz). You can still hear a little bass going through. Being a sliding door, it is much better than one would expect, and I am very pleased with it so far. :)
 
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