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Double garage conversion creates huge home cinema space with seating and storage

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Ever thought about converting your double garage into a feature-filled home theatre space?

Well, that is exactly what the brief from this client was. Their double garage was converted into a very generous 6m x 4.5m cinema room. This made use of our team’s expertise to carry out the building/structural works, which included framing off the room and installing doors to create a separate storage area for their children’s stuff. We also took care of carpentry/cabinetry, painting, carpet installation – as well as the supply and installation of all the selected AV and tech gear.

Project highlights included:

Before we look at the gear we installed, let’s first understand the different channel/speaker combinations you can have in a surround sound system.

Understanding surround sound channels and speaker setups

If you are wondering what the numbers you see when buying a surround system are, here is an explainer.

The first thing to know is that surround sound systems are usually described using three digits – like 5.1.2, where:

  • “5” = the number of channels/speakers you will have at ear level
  • “1” = the subwoofer speaker, for those thumping, low bass frequencies
  • “2″ = the number of overhead channels/speakers, as in an Atmos system, typically in the ceiling or wall

If there are only two digits – like 5.1 – your surround sound system does not have any dedicated height channels. Some common setups you will see include:

  • 5.1 = 5 speakers at ear level, with a single dedicated subwoofer
  • 5.1.2 = as above but with two additional height speakers, often above you in the ceiling/wall
  • 7.1.2 = with 7 speakers at ear level, a subwoofer and two dedicated height speakers above
  • 7.2.4 = as above, but with 2 subwoofers, and 4 height speakers added in the ceiling/wall

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Sony 85” TV
  • Marantz SR6015 amplifier, which is capable of upscaling video sources to 8K, while supporting HDMI eARC and audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.
  • 1 x pair Klipsch RP 5000F floorstanding speakers
  • 1 x Klipsch RP 500C centre speaker
  • 3 x pairs Definitive Technology in-ceiling speakers as rears and Atmos
  • 2 x Klipsch KLP-R 100SW subwoofers
  • Apple TV
  • Foxtel
  • Mitsubishi 3kw air conditioner
  • HIK Vision security camera system

Like what you see? Then why not browse some of our other recent projects to see what we are capable of.

Give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground

Client Review

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This client wanted an existing room converted into a dedicated home cinema space. They requested a star ceiling, which was integrated into their coffered ceiling. We also painted the room and ceiling, installed in-wall front speakers alongside the 130” fixed frame screen.

Component highlights of this installation include:

  • Yamaha Aventage RXA2a AV receiver, which has seven channels of power, each rated at 100W into 8 ohms. It has 7.1 channels which allows us to run 5.1.2 with two ceiling speakers delivering height signals. Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoding are both onboard.
  • The Epson TW9400 projector has 4K/UHD1/3LCD technology for amazing colour brightness, a wide colour gamut for professional colour accuracy and an exceptional 4K visual experience.

Custom cabinetry to house all AV components, including the AV receiver and Foxtel box.

Let’s now take a closer look at this home theatre installation, including the tech behind a star ceiling.

Custom starlight ceiling adds atmosphere

Manual installation of starlight ceiling

Our starlight ceiling installations use fibre optic filaments to give a room real atmosphere, and the effect of the night sky above. It creates a variety of star constellations and inspiring visual effects on your ceiling – and it can all be controlled via your home automation setup. Starlight ceilings are not just for home theatre rooms, you can also install them in other places – including games rooms, reception halls and even kids bedrooms.

Installing the step-up with integrated LED lighting

For this installation we also supplied LED edge lighting to highlight the raised platform or step-up for safety, visibility and that real cinema look.

Let’s take a closer look at the cinema-style seating installed here.

Manhattan’s New Yorker Pro series cinema seating

For this project we installed Manhattan’s New Yorker Pro series in a two row configuration for the ultimate in ergonomic home theatre comfort. This is an Aussie brand who creates high quality cinema seating with multiple features like a choice of leathers, stitching, and cup holder colours. The Pro series’ outstanding feature is the motorised recliner mechanism with an ultra quiet ‘Stealth’ motor, for silent adjustment, as well as a handmade solid wood frame for rock solid stability and durability.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW9400 projector

  • 130” fixed frame Tauris projector screen

  • Yamaha Aventage RXA2a AV receiver

  • 3 x Polk Audio V85 in-wall speakers as fronts

  • 2 x Pairs Polk Audio V80 in-ceiling speakers as rears

  • 1 x Polk Audio PSW111 Subwoofer

  • Manual installation star ceiling 500 kit

  • Custom cabinetry

  • Seating: 2 x rows Manhattan config 420 and config 320 New Yorker Pro Black Leather

  • Building of step up for second row of seating

We also installed carpeting, which helps with acoustics/soundproofing, as well as block-out curtains and painted the room.

You can also browse some of our recent projects to see what we are capable of.

Like what you see?

Give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground

Client Review

We first had Universal hang a couple of TVs in our apartment a few years ago where we got great service. So when we bought our new place a few months ago we gave Andy a call to hang another couple of TV’s. Andy and Mick came out a few days later and did a nice job again. Whilst they were here we discussed some thought s about putting in a theatre room into a space that was under utilized. The room was single level tiled floor 7×3.5 with plenty of windows. That discussion lead to a full on installation with a step up built, carpet laid, custom cabinetry, 7 beautiful leather seats, full curtains and a tremendous picture and sound system that has transformed our house and that room to an awesome space. The quality of the installation is excellent and communication through the process perfect to keep us updated and explain the system. Andy and Mick (Mick the master electrician) are great people, professional work and kept our place nice and tidy each day, Sam in the office well organised, pleasant to deal with and kept us up to date and Andy’s team of contractors also great to work with. Zac the cabinet legend built us a fantastic cabinet, James “the blind guy” and his family did a wonderful job of our drapes, the carpet team efficient and friendly people. Everyone we dealt with were awesome. We are so happy we chose Universal Home Theatre Sydney and as you can tell definitely recommend them.

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For this client, who had just purchased a new home, they wanted to spec out an existing room measuring 7.5m x 3.8m, and convert it into a dream home cinema room. 

This project definitely ticked the box with: 

  • A full cinema room fitout with 7.2.2 Dolby Atmos sound, including 3 x in ceiling fronts, and 3 x pairs of in-ceiling rears
  • Custom cinema seating, with tiered step up for seating and carpeting of the room.
  • Manhattan New Yorker Pro custom cinema seating with step LED lighting
  • Full custom cabinetry installed to house all the AV components
  • Acoustical curtains around the whole room

We also carried out a full audio and video calibration. For TV’s and projectors this means you get the right skin tones, clarity and clarity from your picture; and for speakers and home theatre audio it can make a big difference to the overall soundstage and sonic clarity you experience. 

Let’s take a closer look at this installation, including the tech behind Dolby Atmos and also what subwoofers speakers do in a surround sound setup.

How does Dolby Atmos work and how do I get it?

Developed by world-famous acoustic engineers, Dolby Laboratories, Atmos is their latest evolution in ‘immersive sound’ for home theater environments.

The highlight of this sound format is that it gets you additional surround channels ‘from above’ – so any sounds that come from overhead, like rain or a helicopter. It achieves this by being able to process up to 128 channels of sound, where with a typical 7.1 setup you get a maximum of 8 channels – and giving each individual Atmos speaker multiple channels – including front, surround and ceiling-mounted height channels. 

To be able to get Dolby Atmos you need:

  • Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers direct sound upward and reflect it off the ceiling to produce incredibly lifelike, overhead sound – so rain sounds like it is falling from above.

  • A Dolby Atmos-enabled receiver that can decode and push out this sound format.

Let’s now look at subwoofers and what they do in a home cinema setup.

What are subwoofers and do I need them?

If you watch a lot of action movies or like your music delivered with a solid thump chances are you will want subwoofers in your audio setup.

Why?

Subwoofers are speakers that deliver low frequency sounds – in the 20-200 Hz range, also known as bass sounds. While your traditional front facing two-channel or surround sound setup can produce some of this range, they can’t come close to a dedicated subwoofer. The result with a subwoofer is a fuller, more vibrant sound stage – and real oomph to any action scene involving explosions or any other impacts. They also make any gameplay – on a PS or XBox more involving and dramatic.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW8400
  • 110” fixedGrandview screen

  • Yamaha Aventage RXA2080

  • 3 x SpeakerCraft  Profile AIM 8 Three in ceiling fronts

  • 3 x Pairs SpeakerCraft Profile CRS8 Once in-ceiling speakers as rears and Atmos

  • 2 x Speakercraft SDSi10 Subwoofers

  • Apple TV

  • Foxtel

  • Manhattan New Yorker Pro config 410 and config 320

  • Construction of step up for second row of seating

  • Step LED lighting

  • Full custom cabinetry installed front of room

  • Carpet supplied and installed

  • Curtains supplied and installed

  • Full system Audio & Video calibration

Home theatre design and installation

We want to make it very clear that when we install your home theatre equipment we do all the project work ourselves. This is true right from the initial consultation to the design and installation itself.

The first thing we do is analyse your room and select components that make sure you get the optimum audio/visual experience. AV components we install include control and automation software, display devices, input devices, speakers and peripherals like games consoles. We also stock, supply and install leading AV brands such as Sonos, Heos, Jamo, B&W, Yamaha, Yamaha Aventage, Optoma, RTI, Samsung, LG, Sony and BenQ.

Our after sales services also includes teaching how to use your new toys, as well as after sales service and troubleshooting.

You can browse all our other home theatre installations on the showroom page of our site.

Give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground

Client Review

We first had Universal hang a couple of TVs in our apartment a few years ago where we got great service. So when we bought our new place a few months ago we gave Andy a call to hang another couple of TV’s. Andy and Mick came out a few days later and did a nice job again. Whilst they were here we discussed some thought s about putting in a theatre room into a space that was under utilized. The room was single level tiled floor 7×3.5 with plenty of windows. That discussion lead to a full on installation with a step up built, carpet laid, custom cabinetry, 7 beautiful leather seats, full curtains and a tremendous picture and sound system that has transformed our house and that room to an awesome space. The quality of the installation is excellent and communication through the process perfect to keep us updated and explain the system. Andy and Mick (Mick the master electrician) are great people, professional work and kept our place nice and tidy each day, Sam in the office well organised, pleasant to deal with and kept us up to date and Andy’s team of contractors also great to work with. Zac the cabinet legend built us a fantastic cabinet, James “the blind guy” and his family did a wonderful job of our drapes, the carpet team efficient and friendly people. Everyone we dealt with were awesome. We are so happy we chose Universal Home Theatre Sydney and as you can tell definitely recommend them.

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For this install our client had just bought their dream home and wanted a cinema room to complete the package.

Besides the 5.2.4 Dolby Atmos based audio we also installed a star ceiling, built the step up for the rear row of seating and wired audio to 3 zones in the house. Ubiquiti WiFi units take care of distribution of a flawless signal throughout the home, with a reliable WiFi connection no matter where you are on the property. We also installed a security system based around a 5 camera HIK Vision system, for whole-home coverage and peace of mind.

In terms of visuals for the home cinema room, the standout gear is the Epson 9400 projector with 135” Elitescreens AcousticPro transparent screen. Let’s take a closer look at what a transparent screen is and the tech behind it.

What is a transparent screen for home cinema?

A transparent projection screen is made of a dense synthetic weave which allows sound to pass through it. This means you can combine this type of screen with in-wall speakers installed behind it, which function as front speakers, with the sound coming ‘through’ the screen. There is no impact on sound quality, and the fabric is often perforated to enhance the penetration of sound. The surface of the screen is also treated to reject ambient light and ceiling lighting – for optimal picture quality.

Let’s now take a look at in-ceiling speakers, and what they can bring to your home theatre party.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW9400

  • 135” fixed frame Elite Acoustic transparent screen

  • Yamaha Aventage RXA3080 AV receiver

  • 3 x SpeakerCraft Profile AIM Cinema One in-wall speakers as fronts

  • 3 x Pairs SpeakerCraft Profile CRS8 Two in-ceiling speakers as rears and Atmos

  • 2 x Sunfire XTEQ12 Subwoofers

  • Apple TV

  • Foxtel

  • PS5

  • Star ceiling

  • 18 RU Data cabinet

  • Seating supplied by the customer.

  • Building of step up for second row of seating

  • Zoned Audio to 3 other zones in house

  • HIK Vision 5 camera security system

  • Ubiquiti Wifi System

  • System control by RTI

  • Full system Audio & Video calibration.

Home Theatre Installation: Customised to your lifestyle and specifications

What makes us different is that we do all the work ourselves, taking into account your lifestyle and budget.

This can involve structural works – which depending on your project could include:

  • In-ceiling and in-wall speakers

  • Blocking in walls

  • Building bulkheads

  • Building steps ups and platforms

  • Carpet (supply and installation)

  • Curtains and blinds (supply and installation)

  • Electrical (lighting and powerpoint installation)

  • Seating and custom (supply and install)

  • Custom cabinetry (design, supply and installation).

We also advise which components suit your space, including leading brands such as Sonos, Heos, Jamo, B&W, Yamaha, Yamaha Aventage, Optoma, RTI, Samsung, LG, Sony and BenQ.

Why not browse some of our other projects to see what we can do.

Or give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground.

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Large home theatre space gets raised luxury cinema style seating, with Dolby Atmos in-ceiling sound

For this new build Griffith home deep in the Riverina we took a week to turn around a large (6m x 5m) home theatre room, with the client requesting a number of features including:

  • Cinema-style luxury seating in 2 rows with a star ceiling.

  • Epson TW9400 4K projector with 135” fixed frame Elite screen

  • A 7.2.2  Dolby Atmos system built around a Yamaha RXA3080 AV receiver and SpeakerCraft Profile in-ceiling speakers.

  • Whole-home Ubiquiti WiFi.

  • Wall-mounted TV’s throughout.

Let’s look at some of these elements and what you get for your money.

Manhattan’s New Yorker Pro Cinema Seating

For this project we installed Manhattan’s New Yorker Pro series in a two row configuration for the ultimate in ergonomic home theatre comfort. This is an Aussie brand who creates high quality cinema seating with multiple features like a choice of leathers, stitching, and cup holder colours. The Pro series killer feature is the premium motorised recliner mechanism with an ultra quiet ‘Stealth’ motor, for silent adjustment, as well as a handmade solid wood frame for rock solid stability and durability.

Yamaha RXA3080 AV receiver

This is a 9.2-channel model featuring the latest, most advanced Surround:AI, that instantaneously analyses scenes by focusing on distinct sound elements such as dialogue, background music, ambient sounds and sound effects, and automatically optimises the surround effect in real time. It also comes with all your favourite music streaming services built-in.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included: 

  • Manhattan New Yorker Pro series seating (Config 520 & 420  2 rows)

  • Epson TW9400

  • 135” fixed frame Elite AirBright 3D2 screen

  • Yamaha RXA3080

  • 3 x SpeakerCraft Profile AIM 8 THREE LCR in-ceiling speakers as fronts

  • 3 x Pairs SpeakerCraft Profile CRS8 Two in-ceiling speakers as rears and Atmos

  • 2 x SpeakerCraft XTEQ12 Subwoofers

  • Apple TV

  • Fetch TV

  • Foxtel

  • PS5

  • Xbox

  • Star Light ceiling

  • Ubiquiti Wifi system throughout the house

  • TV wall mounts throughout the house

  • RTI Control system

Home Theatre Installation: Customised to your lifestyle and specifications

What makes us different is that we do all the work ourselves, taking into account your lifestyle and budget.

This can involve structural works – which depending on your project could include:

  • Blocking in walls

  • Building bulkheads

  • Building steps ups and platforms

  • Carpet (supply and installation)

  • Curtains and blinds (supply and installation)

  • Electrical (lighting and powerpoint installation)

  • Seating and custom (supply and install)

  • Custom cabinetry (design, supply and installation).

We also advise which components suit your space, including leading brands such as Sonos, Heos, Jamo, B&W, Yamaha, Yamaha Aventage, Optoma, RTI, Samsung, LG, Sony and BenQ.

Why not browse some of our recent projects to see what we are capable of.

Give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground

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For this large downstairs space the client wanted to convert the area to a luxury home cinema room with a bar off to the side.

Our contribution to the home cinema portion of the works included:

  • Building out the front wall to make the screen appear it is ‘floating’, a feature which will have led strip lighting installed around the edges.
  • Changing the framing and building a new bulkhead at the rear of the room so in-ceiling Dolby Atmos speakers could be installed.
  • Installing a step up or riser so a rear row of luxury cinema style seating could be installed, including carpeting and painting of all new installed works

Let’s understand the benefits of installing a riser or step up in a home theatre setting.

The benefits of installing a riser or step up

A riser or step up is simply an elevated section that is installed to optimise the viewing experience if you have multiple rows of home theater seating – just like in a real cinema.

A step up also enables you to fit in more seating if you are constrained by the width of your home theatre room or space. For example, with a riser or step up you could fit in two rows of three seats, with the rear viewers able to see the screen with no obstructions – thanks to the elevation the riser provides. You need to take into account the minimum and maximum distance from the screen, and place the riser with these measurements in mind. Seating should also be placed with enough room for people to move freely to and from their seats.

The raised platform of the step up is typically constructed from timber framing, at a height that suits the size of the room, with reference to distance to the screen as well as the height of the chair or front row of seating. The final touch is to carpet the step up for aesthetics and sound proofing, and install the luxury home seating.

The client also specified a 5.2.2 Dolby Atmos system with overhead Atmos fronts – all powered via a Yamaha RXA1080 receiver. If you are not familiar with Atmos here is a brief overview of it and how you can get it.

What is Dolby Atmos and how do you get it?

Dolby Atmos is Dolby Laboratories ‘immersive sound’ and ‘multidimensional experience’ for home theater – basically surround sound on steroids.

Atmos main feature is that it adds surround channels that come from overhead to any existing surround-sound set-up. Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers direct sound upward and reflect it off the ceiling to produce incredibly lifelike, overhead sound – so rain sounds like it is falling from above. It does this by giving each individual Atmos speaker multiple channels – including front, surround and ceiling-mounted height channels. By comparison Dolby Atmos has the ability to process up to 128 channels of sound, where with a typical 7.1 setup you get a maximum of 8 channels.

If you want to Atmos in your home theatre setup here are they ways you can get it:

  • A Dolby Atmos-capable A/V receiver with Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers (with ceiling firing speakers).

  • Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar.

  • You can also add “Atmos modules” – small speakers which fire upwards – to your existing 5.1, 7.1 or 9.1 setup.

  • You can also install ceiling speakers to create the Atmos effect.

Here is an idea of all the components installed for this client.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW9400

  • 135” fixed frame Elite Acoustic screen, a UHD edge-free fixed frame screen with the ability to handle 3D, 4K, and HDR ready

  • Yamaha RXA1080

  • 3 x SpeakerCraft AIM LCR5 THREE in wall speakers as fronts

  • 1 x Pair SpeakerCraft Profile CRS8 Two in-ceiling speakers as rears and Atmos

  • 1 pair Speakercraft AIM Series 2 ATX100 Atmos speakers

  • 2 x SpeakerCraft SDSi12 Subwoofers

  • Apple TV

  • Foxtel

  • PS5

Like what you see? Then why not browse some of our other recent projects to see what we are capable of.

Give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground.

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We can install TV wall mounts in a range of locations in your home or commercial space, on a variety of surfaces including standard brick and drywall.

Popular locations include TV’s wall mounted in a dedicated home theatre room, above fireplaces, in outdoor entertainment spaces and in a variety of commercial settings including offices, boardrooms and meeting rooms.

We can also help you choose the right bracket for your specific application and needs, including low-profile flat, tilt, swivel TV wall mounts, full motion TV wall mounts, corner TV mounts, and VESA wall mounts. We can also customise a mounting solution for your needs if a standard TV bracket will not work, and mount sound bars to integrate your audio with a wall mounted TV.

Alongside our wall mounting service, we can also supply most major makes and models of TV’s including Sony, Samsung and LG in a screen size to suit your space.

Call us today on 1800 144 199 to have your TV wall mounted, or you can book your install online.

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We took over this large (7m x 3m) home theatre room while this new build house was still being constructed, with the client requesting a number of features including:

  • Cinema-style luxury seating with a double step up to allow 3 rows of seats to be installed.
  • A 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos system built around a Yamaha RXA2080 AV receiver and Jamo in-ceiling speakers.
  • Cabinetry, acoustic panels and carpet installation.

If you are not familiar with cinema style seating in a home theatre environment let’s take a closer look at the practicalities of installing seating in a dedicated home cinema room or open plan living area.

Installing home cinema seating

If you want the best seat in the house, installing home cinema seating can help you take your home theatre space to the next level. Here are all the practicalities you need to think about when planning your project:

  • How much space do I have to work with?
  • How many seats and rows do I want?
  • What is the optimum placement or layout of the seating to optimise visibility and sound quality?
  • What is the optimum viewing distance?
  • Do I need a riser or tiered step up for optimum visibility for rear seats?
  • Do I need LED step lighting for safety and ambience?
  • Does my room need soundproofing?

We can take care of all aspects of your home cinema seating needs, including all structural works like building tiered step ups and platforms, carpet supply and installation – as well as custom seating supply and install.

For this project we installed Manhattan’s New Yorker Pro series in a three row configuration. This is an Aussie brand who creates high quality cinema seating with multiple features like a choice of leathers, stitching, and cup holder colours. The Pro series killer feature is the premium motorised recliner mechanism with an ultra quiet ‘Stealth’ motor, for silent adjustment, as well as a handmade solid wood frame for rock solid stability and durability.

Audio and video tech components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW9400
  • 120” fixed frame screen
  • Yamaha RXA2080
  • 3 x Jamo IC610LCR in-ceiling speakers as fronts
  • 3 x Pairs Jamo IC408 in-ceiling speakers as rears and Atmos
  • 1 x Jamo C912 Subwoofer
  • Apple TV
  • Fetch TV
  • Foxtel
  • Manhattan New Yorker Pro series seating (Config 320 x 3 rows)
  • Step lighting profile with LED strip
  • Ubiquiti Wifi system throughout the house
  • TV wall mounts throughout the house

Home Theatre Installation: Customised to your lifestyle and specifications

What makes us different is that we do all the work ourselves, taking into account your lifestyle and budget

This can involve structural works – which depending on your project could include:

  • Blocking in walls
  • Building bulkheads
  • Building steps ups and platforms
  • Carpet (supply and installation)
  • Curtains and blinds (supply and installation)
  • Electrical (lighting and powerpoint installation)
  • Custom seating (supply and installation)
  • Custom cabinetry (design, supply and installation).

We also advise which components suit your space, including leading brands such as Sonos, Heos, Jamo, B&W, Yamaha, Yamaha Aventage, Optoma, RTI, Samsung, LG, Sony and BenQ.

Why not browse some of our recent projects to see what we are capable of.

Give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground!

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Sometimes you want the very best for your home, with the latest tech and access to sound and vision in every room as well as your outdoor entertainment areas – features you, your family and close friends can enjoy for many years to come.

This project definitely ticked that box with:

  • A full cinema room fitout with 7.2.2 Dolby Atmos sound, star ceiling and custom cinema seating, including installation of tiered step up for seating and carpeting of the room.
  • Multiple lounge rooms fitted with Samsung 85” TV and Sonos ARC wall mounted soundbars.
  • New TV in master bedroom with a connection run to the lounge room for Foxtel access.
  • Sonos controlled speaker system installed in the home’s outdoor areas to cover the pool and bbq area.
  • Games room and man cave fitout with wall mounted TV’s and Sonos Beam soundbar.

If you are not familiar with Dolby Atmos let’s take a look at what this sound format is all about and how you can get it.

What is Dolby Atmos?

You may have seen Dolby Atmos branding on the front of a 4K TVs, home theater receiver or latest soundbar. Sound gurus’ Dolby Laboratories developed Atmos to offer an ‘immersive sound’ and ‘multidimensional experience’ for home theater – and is basically surround sound on steroids.

Atmos adds surround channels that come from overhead to any existing surround-sound set-up. Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers direct sound upward and reflect it off the ceiling to produce incredibly lifelike, overhead sound – so rain sounds like it is falling from above. It does this by giving each individual Atmos speaker multiple channels – including front, surround and ceiling-mounted height channels. By comparison Dolby Atmos has the ability to process up to 128 channels of sound, where with a typical 7.1 setup you get a maximum of 8 channels.

How do I get Dolby Atmos?

If you are wondering how to get the Dolby Atmos experience in your home theatre setup you have a few options:

  • A Dolby Atmos-capable A/V receiver with Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers (with ceiling firing speakers)
  • Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar
  • You can also add “Atmos modules” – small speakers which fire upwards – to your existing 5.1, 7.1 or 9.1 setup.
  • You can also install ceiling speakers to create the Atmos effect.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW9400 projector
  • 158” fixed frame Cinemascope Elite screen
  • Yamaha RXA3080 receiver
  • 3 x Speakercraft AIM 8 III ceiling speakers as fronts
  • 3 x Pairs Speakercraft Profile CRS2 in-ceiling speakers as rears and for Atmos
  • 2 x Sunfire SDS10 Subwoofer – Gloss Black
  • Apple TV
  • Fetch TV box
  • Foxtel box
  • RTI XP6 controller
  • Star ceiling
  • Manhattan New Yorker Pro series with dual motor mechanism (seat + headrest) and Config 430 x 2 rows
  • Step lighting profile with LED strip
  • Thor Power surge protection

Home Theatre Installation: Customised to your lifestyle and specifications

What makes us different is that we do all the work ourselves, taking into account your lifestyle and budget.

This can involve structural works – which depending on your project could include:

  • Blocking in walls
  • Building bulkheads
  • Building steps ups and platforms
  • Carpet (supply and installation)
  • Curtains and blinds (supply and installation)
  • Electrical (lighting and powerpoint installation)
  • Custom seating (supply and installation)
  • Custom cabinetry (design, supply and installation).

We also advise which components suit your space, including leading brands such as Sonos, Heos, Jamo, B&W, Yamaha, Yamaha Aventage, Optoma, RTI, Samsung, LG, Sony and BenQ.

Why not browse some of our recent projects to see what we can do.

Or give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground

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Do you have a room in the house that is underutilised or could be repurposed?
This client did just that, asking us to remodel an old storage room and transform it into a state of the art home theatre space. So we did just that, starting by gutting it and then replacing the ceiling sheeting, painting, cabinetry installation and then onto the install of all the kit. Yes, we definitely got our hands dirty on this one, but then I think you will agree the end result is worth it – and the client was also very happy.

Besides the awesome view project highlights of this installation included:

  • Epson TW9400, a HD projector with vibrant colours and excellent sense of depth, and featuring Epson’s 3LCD technology, which is based around three distinct liquid crystal chips. UK tech magazine What Hi-Fi? commended it’s ‘vibrancy and sense of depth’ and gave it a perfect score for picture, features and build. A single 3,000-hour rated lamp means you will have many years of watching before you have to replace it.
  • Yamaha Aventage RXV6A, a 7.2-channel, 100 Watt AV receiver with all the latest in audio and video, including Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, DTS:X, wireless streaming and more.

Components supplied and installed

Components supplied and installed in this fit-out included:

  • Epson TW9400
  • 130” fixed frame screen
  • Yamaha RXV6A
  • 3 x Jamo IC408LCR in ceiling speakers as rears
  • 2 x Pairs IC408 In ceiling rear speakers
  • 2 x Jamo C912 Subwoofer (Gloss black)
  • Apple TV
  • Fetch TV
  • Power, network and TV point installation

Home Theatre Installation: Structural works

As you can see we are not scared of getting our hands dirty! Our team does all the structural works on your job, which depending on your project could include:

  • Blocking in walls
  • Building bulkheads
  • Building steps ups and platforms
  • Carpet (supply and installation)
  • Curtains and blinds (supply and installation)
  • Electrical (lighting and powerpoint installation)
  • Seating and custom (supply and install)
  • Custom cabinetry (design, supply and installation).

We also give you a hand choosing the tech for your space, the fun bit – including leading brands such as Sonos, Heos, Jamo, B&W, Yamaha, Yamaha Aventage, Optoma, RTI, Samsung, LG, Sony and BenQ.

Why not browse some of our recent projects to see what we can do.

Or give us a call today on 1800 144 199 to get your home theatre project off the ground

Contact

SYDNEY
Rodd Point 2046

CENTRAL COAST
Holgate NSW 2250

BRISBANE
Capalaba QLD 4157

ADELAIDE
Para Hills West SA 5096
Showroom by appointment only

MELBOURNE
Campbellfield VIC 3061

GOLD COAST
Queensland 4217

PERTH
O’Connor WA 6163

Phone: 1800 144 199

Please note the addresses listed above are not showrooms but our offices. If you would like to make an appointment to view the showrooms please call for more details.

Specials & Packages

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Our range of products are often sold far below the RRP of most electrical hardware to accommodate for the home theatre service.

This means big savings for you!

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