The Coolest Barn Ever!

Here’s a recent home theater project that we are very excited about and we know our client is too!

This unique system was installed in a BARN that was converted into a unique entertainment center and party site for family and friends. As you can imagine, we faced some unique design and implementation challenges at every stage of the project. In the end, everything came together beautifully and we couldn’t be more proud of such an accomplishment.

One of our biggest challenges was that our client wanted top of the line equipment, while not taking away from the aesthetics of the building. To overcome these obstacles, we designed and installed a system that blended seamlessly  with the barn, as well as hiding as much of the equipment as possible.

Here’s some of the other highlights of this amazing system.

– We installed two subwoofers for maximum impact and superior music reproduction.
– No racks of equipment were visible. All equipment is hidden out of sight.
– There are no wired internet service providers at the remote site, so we used Verizon Business Class 4G internet service integrated into a local network for Internet connectivity.

Brian Stang discusses the converted barn project.
Home Theater in a converted barn. from SoundVision on Vimeo.

 

Here are some pics of the final installation.

This animated image illustrates the hidden nature of the screen. We created a soffit to match the decor of the barn.

Animated .gif home theater system

Vutec 133 in Motorized Screen

The client wanted great sound, not only for movies, but also for music. We decided on B&W speakers with two powered subwoofers.

B&W CMC2 Center Channel Speaker

B&W CM9 Tower Speaker

Epson Pro 6010 3D, LCD projector

We installed multiple media systems in this barn. One of the systems was positioned to be viewable from the bar, or billiard area [just to the left in this pic].

Samsung 60" LED HDTV

Samsung 60" LED HDTV

The speakers for this system were installed in the ceiling above the bar.

B&W CCM682 In Ceiling Speakers

The barn had two systems installed for upstairs game areas. These systems each have a 32″ Samsung HDTV

Samsung 32" LED HDTV

Samsung 32" LED HDTV

We chose the URC MX-780i to control these upstairs systems.

MX-780i, URC, Universal Remote Control

We installed a  DirecTV dish in a remote location so that it did not mar the classic barn look.

Sonoma Home Theater

In case you’re wondering, this is a REAL BARN circa early 1900’s! It even has it’s own out-house [on the left].

Sonoma Home Theater

Sonoma Home Theater

VIDEO: Brian Stang discusses the converted barn project.

If you have a barn that you would like converted into an amazing home theater media system, please contact us!

Until next time,

Scott Sullivan
SoundVision, Inc.
415-456-7000

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