You would not have to use earplugs since I rarely plays music louder than 110dB, usually I have the volume down to around 100-105dB. But on film the volume can reach much louder, those LFS effects are sometimes a bit too much, and even I get scared...One simple question... If I flew to your place for a demo...
...would you throw in free earplugs?
That is one crazy setup.
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.
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)
Altibox fiber connection 50/50mB Router
2 x Netgear Prosafe 16-port Switch (one dedicated HDTV-distibution)
ASUS RT-N66U Dark Knight Router
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
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)
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
APC 3000 Smart UPS
LYNGDORF 6A-CAL-6FA surge filter
Sony HW 50ES
Seymour Screen, 129" diagonal DIY 16/9 frame