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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by cbbr, Dec 12, 2006.
It seems so obvious.
But making your television part of the framework of your house doesn't sound good.
Used to be a big thing in the 80's. All the rich people had all thier electronic stuff integrated, stereo, TV, speakers...
My aunt's house has a room off the side of a bedroom closet where the tv passes thorugh the wall. Not a bad setup to hide the tv, just hope you never get one of a different size.
Remember seeing this in an email called Mexican Flatscreen TV .
I have the next size RCA up from that with more plugs on the back at home . Ain't no plasma or lcd , but it was decently priced with my income in mind , has HDTV already on board , and a great picture for a rear projector
Or at least smaller.
Ok, call me a hillbilly but I think if it was actually done properly that would be cool as hell.
It would be, nothing wrong with doing a built in. Many interior walls are non load bering anyways so its no biggy, even if they are its not hard to frame around it.
Exactly, I took an architecture class in high school, and it could have easily been implemented. Not as easy as hanging a plasma on the wall of course, but not as expensive and doesn't wear out after a few years either.
There are a few variables but nothing hard to work out. Obviously span, load, type of framing is all gonna make a differance. Its above the average do it yourselfer but still not very complicated.
What i just noticed too, thaat door is gonna make some nice impressions in that tv, pretty fast im betting too
Cooling is a big one if its in its own little room. My aunt's had a room fan behind the tv on a light switch
I daydream from time to time and design my dream house. One portion of it is a home theater(like really theater atmosphere) in the basement. And it would have a small room behind the TV for all the A/V equipment and wiring. Would make for a nice clean install that is very easy to work on if need be. As it is now, our home theater system is very trick if I do say so myself, but whenever something goes wrong, tracking down an issue is a pain the butt.
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