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Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Julian Reville, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. Julian Reville

    Julian Reville Screenwriter

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    I'm changing from a large RPTV to a ceiling mounted front projector, and if I want the room to look right I'm going to have to:

    1- remove my ceiling fan
    2- relocate my 2 A/V racks, which means buying about 6 sets of longer video/digital/analog cables
    3- figuring out where to put the racks and how the heck to run the cables: under the floor, around/under the fireplace, behind the walls....anyway I do it something has to be destroyed
    4-run video cables to the projector...and oh crap, it has to have power, too
    5- oh yeah, HANG the damn projector from the ceiling; got to buy a ceiling thingy
    6- build a new center channel speaker, since my old one was custom made to sit on top of the RPTV and looks like crap sitting on the floor

    Oh, this is going to be a lot of work.
    Maybe I'll just leaving the projector sitting on top of the cardboard box in the middle of the room...............
     
  2. Leo Kerr

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    Welcome to the joys of home theater!

    The cardboard box does have a certain charm to it, but you may get tired of it after a while.. [​IMG]

    You could do something like me: just 'temp' things in - cables running in neat bundles along the floor and things like that...

    Leo
     
  3. Julian Reville

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    Yeah, the "temp" idea is good, at least until I'm sure I like the positions of the A/V racks. I'm pretty sure of my screen position, so that determines the projector position, so I'll start there first.
     
  4. Neil Joseph

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    If you have kids that will be watching this projector then little fingers may find their way to it. Take the trouble to hang it but plan it out first, covering all bases and contingences.
     
  5. Julian Reville

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    No kids, just 3 dogs. I tried to show them the benefits of front projection, but they were unimpressed. Maybe I should run "Lassie" tonight..............
     

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