Simply Stately


The big game comes alive in this themed theater.

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

It’s a stately looking theater, but the requirement for this space was ““simple, elegant quality.”” The owner wanted a top-drawer theater that was easy to operate for his family as well as guests, and which fit the elegance of this 18,000-square-foot summer home in the mountains of North Carolina.

The owner is a huge sports fan and loves to sit back, relax and watch Florida State play ball in high definition on his 124-inch Stewart Custom Luxus Deluxe Screen Wall, which receives a stunning image from the Sony Qualia SXRD (Silicon X-tal [Crystal] Reflective Display), a form of LCoS (liquid crystal on silicon) technology that produces high-resolution and smooth, film-like images. He and his wife can sit comfortably in a heated, massage-equipped CineLounger chairs, listening to play-by-play from a surround system that includes a JBL Synthesis Three speakers and electronics, a Sony reference DVD player, and an Escient DVD management system. It’s easily controlled by an AMX Modero touchscreen flush-mounted in a swiveling console.

Architectural firm First Impressions Theme Theaters from Miami, FL, designed and installed the theater interior, and custom electronics installer MHS then designed the display, screen, speakers, processors, touchpanel control, lighting control, HVAC control, and source equipment to fit.

Sony Qualia 004 SXRD front video projector
Stewart Filmscreen Custom Luxus 124-inch Deluxe Screen Wall
DirecTV High Definition TIVO Satellite Receiver
Sony DVPNS999ES Reference DVD Player
Escient DVDM100 DVD Management Center
Sony DVPCX777ES 400 Disc DVD Player
AMX MVP-8400 Modero ViewPoint 8.4-inch Touchpanel
AMX MVP-WDS Modero ViewPoint Flush Mount Docking Station
AMX NI-3000 NetLinx Controller
JBL Synthesis Three 7.1 digital home cinema/music system
JBL S2S sub
JBL SDP-40 processor upgrades
ExactPower EP15A Power Conditioner
APC SmartUPS 250
Straight Wire Speaker Cables and Interconnects
LiteTouch Lighting Control 5000LC processor
LiteTouch S-series control stations
Aprilaire 7780 Communicating HVAC Thermostat
Middle Atlantic AXS Equipment Rack
BTX Drapery Control
CineLounger Seating

Systems Design & Installation
MHS Technologies

Architectural Design
First Impressions Theme Theaters
North Miami 33161 FL USA

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