High-Stylin’ Suite

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Aesthetics usually rule in this room, which means TVs, speakers and other gear must remain as imperceptible as possible.


May. 01, 2006 — by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

One of the most difficult rooms to incorporate technology into is a master suite. Aesthetics usually rule in this room, which means TVs, speakers and other gear must remain as imperceptible as possible. And sometimes, as is the case with this project, getting the gear to blend in is nearly impossible. The owners of this master suite wanted to watch TV from bed, but didn’t want to disrupt the room design by adding a piece of furniture to hold the set. The best solution was to tuck a screen into the ceiling and have it descend into the room only when the owners were ready to watch a show. Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough space above the ceiling to incorporate a lift that would lower the set down into the room. Rather than throw in the towel, the home systems installers devised a unique assembly that allows a 42-inch plasma TV to rest horizontally with the ceiling when it’s not in use and flip down like an inverted Ferrari headlight when it’s showtime. The motorized unit, as well as a full rack of audio/video equipment (hidden in a closet), a Lutron lighting system, Lutron motorized shades and an Aprilaire climate control system can be operated from any of eight Crestron touchscreens in the master suite.

The bedroom, bathroom and sitting area each have their own separate surround-sound setups. The bedroom uses a Lexicon MC1 system with a Bryston amplifier and Triad in-ceiling speakers; the bathroom, which features a 20-inch LCD TV, and sitting area both use Sound Advance invisible speakers.


EQUIPMENT

    Bedroom
  • Lexicon MC-1
  • Bryston 9BTHX
  • Crestron TPS3000L
  • Crestron STX-1700
  • Panasonic TH42PDU
  • Runco PFP7
  • Electronkinetics custom-made lift
  • Sony SLVR1000
  • Sony SATA5
  • Sunfire architectural subwoofers
  • Crestron CNTVAV
  • Crestron STCOM
  • Sitting Room
  • Crestron STX-1700
  • Crestron STRFGWX
  • Crestron TPS3000L
  • Integra DTR-7.2
  • Panasonic TH42PDU
  • Runco PFP7
  • Sony SLVR1000
  • Sony DVPS9000ES
  • Sony SATA5
  • Sunfire architectural subwoofer
  • Sound Advance SA2B
  • Crestron STCOM
  • Crestron CNTVAV
  • Master Bath - Hers
  • Integra DTR-7.2
  • Sony SLVR1000
  • Sony DVPS9000ES
  • Crestron STX-1700
  • Crestron TPS2000L
  • Samsung 42-inch TV
  • Sony SATA5
  • Sound Advance SA2B
  • Crestron CNTVAV
  • Crestron STCOM
  • Master Closet - His
  • Crestron CT1000
  • Sound Advance SA2B
  • Master Closet - Hers
  • Crestron CT1000
  • Sound Advance SA2B
  • Furman PL Pro

CONTACT
Systems Design & Installation
Premier Audio & Images
231-744-6221
www.premieraudioandimages.com

Builder
Shurlow Custom Homes
616-949-3790
www.shurlowcustomhomes.com



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