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Old 11-27-2005, 11:23 PM   #1
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**kpeng's mini-livingroom transformation**

So I decided my living room needed a prettying up. This is what it looked like before:


As you can see, it's pretty terrible.

Then I got ahold of some goodies:


With the help of sanman10535, bimmerdude18, and dmc, we began work on a new setup:


And now the finished product. A 6.1 surround sound system with a ~90 inch projection setup:


Just wanted to share my little one-night transformation of my living room. And now to clean the house up.

Big thanks to sanman10535 for giving me a great deal on this setup and for helping me put it together!

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Old 11-27-2005, 11:26 PM   #2
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your screen is crooked
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Old 11-27-2005, 11:26 PM   #3
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I don't think it is. I think it's just the angle of the camera shot.

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Old 11-28-2005, 10:47 AM   #5
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nice Ken, now get some girls ...
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Old 11-28-2005, 01:56 PM   #6
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I'm working on it lot,

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Old 11-28-2005, 06:08 PM   #7
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Ken, is there anything you can't/won't do?
Amazing, it's like everytime I turn around, there you're w/ different projects.

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Awesome! how's the picture quality?
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That looks a hell of a lot better! How much do projectors with the screens usually go for?
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Old 11-27-2005, 11:31 PM   #10
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The picture quality is great! Even with the lights on, which is surprising. I'm not sure how much one of those screens go for, sanman10535 built it himself. But projectors are around $1000.

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u can watch tv on the screen or only movies? yes, i know its a dumb question
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TV, Video Games, DVD, everything.

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Haha!

I can't wait to see this in person!

Great job Ken.
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what are the two speakers on the right/left of the projector for? i see you have two floorstanding ones below it, so im confused. two for music, and two for a seperate ht perhaps?

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It's not visible, but on each side of the projector are two more satellite speakers, and underneath the counter is a 12" subwoofer.

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It's not visible, but on each side of the projector are two more satellite speakers, and underneath the counter is a 12" subwoofer.

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whoops i meant, the two extra speakers on the sides of the screen, not projector.

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Oh, they're just to get a more full sound coming from the front. The room is pretty big with a 10 ft. ceiling, so I wanted to get that effect of the sound coming from all over.

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what are the two speakers on the right/left of the projector for? i see you have two floorstanding ones below it, so im confused. two for music, and two for a seperate ht perhaps?

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There just for the high range and are B-speakers where as the towers are A's. I know it's a little messy in the rear but we are going to clean up that wall later. It looks great in person and the sound is great when playing madden.

Everything is final yet (ie, the projector will have an actual mount and wires will be hidden. But for now we'll just enjoy our 96'' diagonal TV.

Kpeng: hope you guys fix your broken PS2 or game.
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There just for the high range and are B-speakers where as the towers are A's. I know it's a little messy in the rear but we are going to clean up that wall later. It looks great in person and the sound is great when playing madden.

Everything is final yet (ie, the projector will have an actual mount and wires will be hidden. But for now we'll just enjoy our 96'' diagonal TV.

Kpeng: hope you guys fix your broken PS2 or game.
got it. do you have the A and B working simultanously along with the rears (something my reciever just never lets me do)? sorry for all the questions, im just always curious and want to learn more with this stuff.

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