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Killer Luxe - Project Case Study 001

For our latest killer app project, we started with an A-list Hollywood client who wanted to build an outdoor cinema ... on his tennis court! Working with Justin Lesky of The Digital Home Connection (Santa Monica, CA), what seemed pretty straight-forward at first became a major engineering effort.
Let's start with the 40' x 6' x 8' trench that had to be dug to sink the projection screen and lift mechanism that rises 30' out of the ground. Then we designed a replica of the Tuscan-style main house to hold the projector, complete with its own air-conditioned ventilation. We acoustically treated the existing structure of the tennis court to reduce echo pinging off the walls, and to keep the sound from leaking into the swank neighborhood. 
This extraordinary space also includes a 7.1 channel sound system with three Meyer Sound outdoor-rated concert speakers, five giant subwoofers to generate 110 dB of clean bass SPL (sound pressure level), and 24 surround speake…

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