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THX certified M&K M7 surround sound

In this installation we used the famous M&K M7 THX certified speaker package with Jamo IC406 as the Atmos speakers. We used a Denon AVR-X1200W receiver an Epson EH-TW9200 projector and the Australian made Screen Technics 115 inch projector screen, Foxtel, Fetch TV and a PS4 is used as a Blu-Ray player was also connected, both sound system and projector were calibrated for optimal performance. In the lounge room, the TV was already wall mount, we mounted the Heos HomeCinema soundbar. This installation was completed in Chisholm.

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Back Wall Denon receiver Front Wall Side Front Wall Heos Soundbar M&K M7 front completed grill off M&K M7 front completed grill on M&K M7 Front Speakers M&K M7 front wall in progress M&K M7 Rear Speakers completed M&K M7 Rear Wall M&K M7 Subwoofer Rear Side Wall

Jamo Front Speakers

Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park Installation

Overview

In October 2015, we were commissioned to supply and fit out Blacksmiths Beachside holiday park’s new recreational room, the process could not have went any smoother and was completed on time for the parks initial use for when the holiday session began.

Equipment

The system consists of a 65″ Samsung TV, along side is an Epson EH-TW9200 projector, 140″ Screen Technics electrics projector screen, 5,1,2 speaker system consisting if the Jamo S628HCS12 surround speaker package and the Atmos speakers are the Jamo IC608FG. All cable runs back to the rack and houses a Marantz receiver with a Samsung PVR, Bluestream HDMI splitters and a network switch (that was supplied by Lake Macquarie Council). The system is controlled by an automation system on the wall and below is a wall plate with various connection to plug in external equipment, the keypad has a key switch below so the keypad can only be used by park management or staff, and both speakers and projector have been fully calibrated for optimal performance.

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Back brick wall Back finished wall Front brick wall Front projector scren up Front right speaker Inside comms rack Jamo Centre speaker Jamo Front speakers Keypad brick wall Keypad Left speaker and subwoofer Projector Wall plates

Epson Projector

Belmont North Installation

This installation was completed in a dedicated home theatre room and is a Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 home theatre system, this room is 4 meters deep by 3.5 meter wide. Originally the customer purchased all the equipment from a major retail store and the retail store orginised installation, the customer was not happy with them and called us, upon consulting with the customer we recommended that the speakers were returned as they were large floor standing speakers and was too big for the room, they also had a 115″ projector screen on order which we told them to cancel as well, where the screen was to go would not fit in the space, we recommended a 92″ screen instead, we ended up supplying the Jamo 360 speakers and the Epson EH-TW9200W projector.

 

Front Projector Screen Jamo Corner Speaker Jamo Front Speakers with flash Jamo Front Speakers without flash Jamo Sub and Speaker Projector and Speakers without flash Projector and Speakers

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos, what is it all about? part 2

… so the more speakers you have, the better and more realistic the 3D sound will be. The information on the blu-ray disc is not in channels anymore but now it is called a “sound object”, so for example a car driving past, a child yelling, wind blowing are all different “sound objects”, and all the objects put together is called a “bed”, each object has height, width and depth information in a 3D field (x, y, z coordinates) built in. But how does the system know what speakers the sound needs to come out of? Well, this is where things get interesting, when all the speakers are installed along with the new amplifier, when running a blu-ray movie, the amplifier will receive each “object” and from the build in x, y, z coordinates, the amplifier will then send that sound to the correct speaker/s and move the sound around to give the 3D sound effect.

There is some good news in regards to equipment. In your current system, all that you’ll need to do is replace your receiver with a Dolby Atmos enabled receiver and purchase the extra speakers, this is also assuming your existing system was installed properly as well. As every installation is different, each existing system will need to be examined so as to only purchase the extra speakers that are needed. Now a lot of people may already have speakers in the ceiling, the only speakers that will need to be purchased are the floor standing speakers (speakers at ear level) or visa versa… Your current Blu-ray player will stay the same, it will pass all the information for Dolby Atmos to work with your new receiver.

Dolby Atmos is scalable, so what this means is you can add as many speakers as you like, and the amplifier will process all the blu-ray information and send it to the correct speakers, regardless of how many speakers you have the amplifier will try to make the same sound at a specific area of the room, and form now on, gone are the days of a movie being in 5.1 or 7.1TrueHD ect ect, 99% of new release blu-ray movies will be in Dolby Atmos so you don’t need to worry about your speaker configuration and older blu-rays that are not in Dolby Atmos as it can be simulated in that format so you will still get some 3D effect from the movie.

Dolby Atmos SpeakersA last note that needs to be made, if you like the idea of purchasing the Dolby Atmos enabled speakers, the system will of course work best on a flat ceiling, if you have a cathedral type ceiling, this won’t work as good, you should purchase the extra speakers and have then installed, it is ok though if the ceiling is pitched in a single direction for example the front low and the back is high but only as long as the pitch is not too steep. Also if the ceiling is too low, again the reflection will not work as good. And with the Atmos enabled speakers there are two sets of speaker terminals so a wire will need to run to each speaker terminals, this basically means doubling up on speaker cable as compared to a regular home theatre system.

More information can be found at

http://www.dolby.com/us/en/technologies/dolby-atmos.html

http://www.dolby.com/us/en/home/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXLQ4mIwyAk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c295SyGQag