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robertbartsch
09-08-2009, 11:55 AM
...went to an IMAX cinema this weekend with the misses.

The sound system was outstanding. Dynamic range was great, sound was very balanced and complete - no holes over the entire spectrum.

Anyway, I assume these were JBL cinema components being run by some mega SS amps.

...the show was not large seating about 200. We sat about 12 rows in at the center.

I would love to peak behind the screen some day.

CONVERGENCE
09-08-2009, 06:19 PM
...
I would love to peak behind the screen some day.

Yes JBL components in custom built enclosure time aligned.

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JBL 4645
09-08-2009, 06:26 PM
Thou it maybe the Sonics sound system (Sonics Associates) as used in most IMAX cinemas. Some IMAX cinemas use JBL.;)

http://www.in70mm.com/newsletter/1997/50/imax_sound/index.htm (http://www.in70mm.com/newsletter/1997/50/imax_sound/index.htm)

http://www.eaw.com/app/pdf/Cinema_tech/NewDesignTrends.pdf (http://www.eaw.com/app/pdf/Cinema_tech/NewDesignTrends.pdf)

http://www.audioheritage.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=224032&postcount=1

JBL 4645
09-09-2009, 01:44 AM
This one is interesting are they trying to compete with the Empire Leicester Square’s 56KW JBL THX sound system :D as this IMAX boasts 36KW.:applaud:

http://www.centredessciencesdemontreal.com/en/imax/imax_techno_son.htm (http://www.centredessciencesdemontreal.com/en/imax/imax_techno_son.htm)

IMAX GRAND THEATRE LOUDSPEAKER - ‘PROJECT KANGA
http://www.auditoria.us/feature_pdf/kanga.pdf

http://www.auditoria.us/feature_pdf/Montreal.pdf

Cable tester
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20020087632_2002143335.pdf

Omni IMAX Theater Gets New Sound System
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CjmTsK8KHU

A really big show: Imax screen being installed in Noblesvill
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZXaw4l2rC4&feature=related

Transforming the Space Theater
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ7nA4E8PaI (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ7nA4E8PaI)

CONVERGENCE
09-09-2009, 08:29 AM
...went to an IMAX cinema this weekend with the misses.

The sound system was outstanding. Dynamic range was great, sound was very balanced and complete - no holes over the entire spectrum.

Anyway, I assume these were JBL cinema components being run by some mega SS amps.



I would love to peak behind the screen some day.

Here are some pictures of these speakers.Sonics Associates was purchased by Imax. These are custom made with JBL components.

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JBL 4645
09-09-2009, 02:00 PM
Well letís see first I found those first a few years ago as that was very hard to find very hard.

I have the rest somewhere on CD-ROM where? It amounts to a needle in haystack.

I must have creature following me around itís the only logical answer.

JBL 4645
09-09-2009, 02:32 PM
Found this interesting IMAX find!

Imax Sound System Upgrade - The Kanga Loudspeaker System in Cincinnati, Ohio
http://hisidesign.com/Projects/Cinncinati/Cincinnati.html (http://hisidesign.com/Projects/Cinncinati/Cincinnati.html)

JBL 4645
09-09-2009, 02:54 PM
Found these high resolution images behind the IMAX scenes.

http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno2.jpg (http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno2.jpg)
http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno1.jpg (http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno1.jpg)

svollmer
09-11-2009, 04:14 AM
This is very cool! Thank you for posting the photos and links. A few years ago I found a website that said the subs used in IMAX theaters (at the time) were 8 2245H's in a huge slot-loaded cabinet with 4 of them firing towards another 4 of them. The picture looks like what was described, but the drivers don't look like 2245H's. Or maybe they were custom made with rubber surrounds so IMAX wouldn't have to worry about foam rot?

CONVERGENCE
09-11-2009, 07:08 PM
This is very cool! Thank you for posting the photos and links. A few years ago I found a website that said the subs used in IMAX theaters (at the time) were 8 2245H's in a huge slot-loaded cabinet with 4 of them firing towards another 4 of them. The picture looks like what was described, but the drivers don't look like 2245H's. Or maybe they were custom made with rubber surrounds so IMAX wouldn't have to worry about foam rot?

According to the IMAX cinema PPS speaker shown it has 4 on one side and 4 on the other. No mention of firing at each other.By the way the pictures are from an Imax theater in California. That was very easy to find.

Glad you like the pictures. Also notice the enclosure with only the horns. Very difficult to get to for maintenance.

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JBL 4645
09-11-2009, 08:25 PM
Actually the images of behind the IMAX screen is India I found discovered those images at least 3 years ago. There is at least 10 or 12 images in total showing the crew climbing around the scaffolding.


By the way the pictures are from an Imax theater in California. That was very easy to find.
.................

Yeah whatís the name of the IMAX cinema then?
Seriously I smell something called :bs:

I shared by posting the images on few sites as they where very hard to find under normal keywords.

JBL 4645
09-11-2009, 08:59 PM
Since I canít recall the name of the India IMAX site as Iím sure its (one out of six)?

Total list of IMAX cinemas worldwide
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IMAX_venues (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_IMAX_venues)

Horn Savant
09-14-2009, 03:45 AM
Does IMAX still use film? They should be the first cinemas to go digital.

But would anyone make a digital projector that would approach the resolution of large 70mm film frame? I doubt it.

JBL 4645
09-14-2009, 03:59 AM
Does IMAX still use film? They should be the first cinemas to go digital.

But would anyone make a digital projector that would approach the resolution of large 70mm film frame? I doubt it.

15 perf 70mm IMAX film is pure film which has grain structure. Still it’s the projection playback rate of 24fps I think digital will have higher frame rate playback resulting in stable image.

I guess digital will minimize grain structure because when we see real life its nothing but light/shadow colours that makes up the image.

Theirs more facts here
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMAX (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMAX)

As to still use film I guess they do as they have large catalogue of titles going back many years. Maybe those titles will be scanned using high resolution for digital IMAX cinema projection in future years?

Digital dose have its means of reducing production costs as IMAX 70mm 15perf is very costly!

Any Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic
Arthur C. Clarke

short_circutz
09-14-2009, 10:44 AM
Found these high resolution images behind the IMAX scenes.

http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno2.jpg (http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno2.jpg)
http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno1.jpg (http://sciencenorth.ca/sn25/images/IMAX-Reno1.jpg)

Not meaning to hijack or anything, but Science North's sister attraction site, called "Dynamic Earth" also boasts the world's largest coin, the "Big Nickel", weighing in at close to 13,000 kilograms (approximately 13 tons) and nine metres (30 feet) high. I'm only about 3 1/2 hours driving time away from this.

http://www.outdoorwebsite.com/nickel.jpg

Lake Ramsey, just outside of Sudbury, was also where the original Hardy Boys series of books was first written.

Sorry 'bout the hijack. Back to topic.

JBL 4645
09-14-2009, 10:52 AM
LOL
Well I’ll taken an angle grinder and cut it down and stick it on the back of lorry and cash it in or sale it on ebay. :D Shipping cost £1million!

That’s pretty large coin to leave out in the open like that.

Horn Savant
09-14-2009, 09:50 PM
15 perf 70mm IMAX film is pure film which has grain structure. Still itís the projection playback rate of 24fps I think digital will have higher frame rate playback resulting in stable image.

They have an experimental digital system in Japan that tries to mimick real life: involves daylight-like brightness/contrast range, more advanced 3D sound, high frame rate (which increases realism)/super hi Res (cameras already available), surround screen. Disneyland uses 48fps according to your link (OK for short shows)(US digital TV is 60 fps for some sports shows-looks more natural w/ zero motional artifacts)
Meanwhile DLP still don't have a 4k chip? Would need even higher Res for IMAX quality projector (Wiki)

JBL 4645
09-15-2009, 06:44 AM
They have an experimental digital system in Japan that tries to mimick real life: involves daylight-like brightness/contrast range, more advanced 3D sound, high frame rate (which increases realism)/super hi Res (cameras already available), surround screen. Disneyland uses 48fps according to your link (OK for short shows)(US digital TV is 60 fps for some sports shows-looks more natural w/ zero motional artifacts)
Meanwhile DLP still don't have a 4k chip? Would need even higher Res for IMAX quality projector (Wiki)

I think the highest frame rate was the Douglas Trumbull ShowScan which filmed and projected back the same film rate 60fps in special cinemas.

The system retired late 1990ís I think. It also had special sound delivery system as well. http://www.showscan.com/

Strange I was looking at the my cat last night under very low light level in the kitchen and the detail in fur with some percale light coming in from the streetlights outside and yet the way it looks is so pure.

I think the worse digital night time shots Iíve seen is Collateral (2004) where Michael Mann used I forgot the name of the camera itís a Panavision (Genesis). Well it looked ghastly horrible all graining yuck. :barf:
http://www.panavision.co.uk/
http://www.panavision.com/

Same goes for that Miami Vice (2006) that he directed yuck. I seem to prefer the old way of seeing it 35mm film the digital needed a lot of perfection to make me say (yes that is how I see the night-time, sky with the stars).


I have both films/DVD the only thing thatís good about them is the sound!

rlsound
09-18-2009, 10:20 AM
Those PPS speaker pictures are a Film-Tech member's pictures.

He worked at the IMAX theater, and they are in California for sure.

PPS System for sure uses JBL components? Are they custom horns? What LF/HF drivers are they using?

JBL 4645
09-19-2009, 02:16 AM
Those PPS speaker pictures are a Film-Tech member's pictures.

He worked at the IMAX theater, and they are in California for sure.

PPS System for sure uses JBL components? Are they custom horns? What LF/HF drivers are they using?

Oh, so they are! Sacramento, California. Isnít that home town of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger?:D

But there are the same ones at the India IMAX cinema. Maybe I filled the images wrong must be on floppy disc?

Okay so it opened in 1999 so how many 18Ē JBL subs mid and high range compression drivers where around at the time?

JBL 4645
09-19-2009, 02:26 AM
Well I nominate these components as possible candidates. :applaud:

http://www.science.edu.sg/ssc/otmovie.jsp?type=8&root=0&parent=0&cat=383 (http://www.science.edu.sg/ssc/otmovie.jsp?type=8&root=0&parent=0&cat=383)

The bass mid looks like JBL 2202 note the smooth cone without the ridges.
JBL 2202 12Ē
http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2202/page1.jpg (http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2202/page1.jpg)


The JBL 2240 looks so alike in the picture for the sub bass.
http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2240/page1.jpg (http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2240/page1.jpg)

JBL 2240 18Ē
http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2240/page2.jpg (http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2240/page2.jpg)

JBL 2245
http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2445/page1.jpg (http://www.lansingheritage.org/images/jbl/specs/pro-comp/2445/page1.jpg)

JBL 4645
12-07-2009, 11:54 AM
These JBL mid high frequency components look like, the ones used for the IMAX speaker assembly. JBL PD742/746 I said ďlook likeĒ.
:happyh::tree:

rlsound
12-07-2009, 03:43 PM
That mid-horn I'm suspecting is the 2392, but I think Its a cone midrange, due to FT member stating that the driver faces into the box ( mounted backwards ) and I've heard a blown LF in the 2way system. Sounds like a blown cone driver rather than a compression driver.

JBL 4645
12-07-2009, 04:18 PM
That mid-horn I'm suspecting is the 2392, but I think Its a cone midrange, due to FT member stating that the driver faces into the box ( mounted backwards ) and I've heard a blown LF in the 2way system. Sounds like a blown cone driver rather than a compression driver.

This one here JBL 2392
http://www.jblpro.com/pub/obsolete/23929394.pdf
Was the horn produced around 1994?



:happyh::sleigh:

rlsound
12-07-2009, 06:09 PM
Apparently it's discontinued, but it's the same Mid horn that they use in the Cinema 5000 series, excluding the 5671.

We could put an end to the guessing and talk to Paul Peace Jr, of Auditoria and see what he has to say about these speakers. I believe he is the one who designed them.

smmbear
12-07-2009, 07:41 PM
some of the new and revamped imaxes are running danley

JBL 4645
12-07-2009, 08:25 PM
some of the new and revamped imaxes are running danley

I see and the shape which is a domeIMAX same layout as all the other IMAX cinemas. There isn’t a whole lot to read about this on the site.
http://www.danleysoundlabs.com/danleyport.asp?ID=58 (http://www.danleysoundlabs.com/danleyport.asp?ID=58)


http://www.danleysoundlabs.com/portfolio%20pictures/1ChicagoMOSI_640x415.jpg

:happyh::sleigh:

rlsound
12-07-2009, 08:47 PM
That's the Navy Pier Dome theater in Chicago. It's Danley's SH96 for the stage channels with 4 SH50 subwoofers.

All powered by Lab Gruppen Amps.

JBL 4645
12-07-2009, 10:01 PM
That's the Navy Pier Dome theater in Chicago. It's Danley's SH96 for the stage channels with 4 SH50 subwoofers.

All powered by Lab Gruppen Amps.

This! :D http://news.harmony-central.com/Product-news/Danley-Sound-Labs-SH-96-Loudspeaker.html (http://news.harmony-central.com/Product-news/Danley-Sound-Labs-SH-96-Loudspeaker.html)


http://www.cybertheater.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/sh-96-loudspeaker-thumb.jpg


:happyh::tree:

Eaulive
12-08-2009, 08:53 AM
I think the worse digital night time shots Iíve seen is Collateral (2004) where Michael Mann used I forgot the name of the camera itís a Panavision (Genesis). Well it looked ghastly horrible all graining yuck. :barf:
http://www.panavision.co.uk/
http://www.panavision.com/

Same goes for that Miami Vice (2006) that he directed yuck. I seem to prefer the old way of seeing it 35mm film the digital needed a lot of perfection to make me say (yes that is how I see the night-time, sky with the stars).


I have both films/DVD the only thing thatís good about them is the sound!

I don't remember too much collateral but the night shots of Miami Vice looks absolutely gorgeous to me, very realistic and close to real life.

Remember that the eye is more sensitive than film, and only CCDs used in HD cameras can match this.

Eaulive
12-08-2009, 08:59 AM
This! :D http://news.harmony-central.com/Product-news/Danley-Sound-Labs-SH-96-Loudspeaker.html (http://news.harmony-central.com/Product-news/Danley-Sound-Labs-SH-96-Loudspeaker.html)


http://www.cybertheater.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/sh-96-loudspeaker-thumb.jpg


:happyh::tree:

Everytime I hear (or read) somebody mention "Watt RMS" I get a rash. :biting:
After this I lose all the interest in the rest of whatever they have to say. :blah:

4343
12-08-2009, 12:00 PM
Everytime I hear (or read) somebody mention "Watt RMS" I get a rash. :biting:
After this I lose all the interest in the rest of whatever they have to say. :blah:


Where it says "These go to eleven!"

Actually, it says "Watts RMS"... And 2800 of those might just give you a hearing rash!

Eaulive
12-08-2009, 02:28 PM
Where it says "These go to eleven!"

Actually, it says "Watts RMS"... And 2800 of those might just give you a hearing rash!

I think you didn't get what I meant. Anyone that approaches me saying "Watt RMS" loses all credibility and ends up looking like a snake oil salesmen.

JBL 4645
12-08-2009, 04:02 PM
Everytime I hear (or read) somebody mention "Watt RMS" I get a rash. :biting:
After this I lose all the interest in the rest of whatever they have to say. :blah:

Well I, wouldnít getting to rash too much, you might end up seeing the doctor.:D

I think itís the other way around. Voltage isnít it?


I think you didn't get what I meant. Anyone that approaches me saying "Watt RMS" loses all credibility and ends up looking like a snake oil salesmen.

Every time I hear the name mentioned Snake Oil I think of this guy.:D
http://www.scifinow.co.uk/gallery/users/8/thm450/snake.jpg
Call me Snake Oil
What the blazes is Snake Oil? Is something you rub on your body?
:happyh::tree:

smmbear
12-08-2009, 04:42 PM
always wanted to see the inside of the danleys . i know this is a jbl web sight but i would love to hear a danley product . stupid expensive though seems unique to me how he implements the desighn pretty cool . sorry off topic

baldrick
12-09-2009, 12:07 AM
Kind of OT but since this is about cinema sound hope it's OK. This is the new setup for Colosseum Cinema in Oslo, (the worlds largest THX cinema), now the first one with CinemArray

http://gfx.dagbladet.no/labrador/934/934961/9349611/jpg/active/960x.jpg

It's replacing the old system that was 5xJBL 5674 (http://www.jblpro.com/catalog/general/Product.aspx?PId=80&MId=1) in front, 8x4645C woofers and 30x8340A surround speakers.

Horn Savant
12-09-2009, 01:18 PM
Colosseum Cinema in Oslo, .

Why no Horns & Triode Tube Amps :baby: ?

rlsound
12-09-2009, 05:00 PM
CinemaArray....who makes that?

Eaulive
12-09-2009, 06:40 PM
CinemaArray....who makes that?

By the pictures it looks like Alcons components but I can't find the specific model on their website.

http://www.alconsaudio.com/site/index.php (http://cinemarray.com/site/index.php)

baldrick
12-09-2009, 11:24 PM
Yes it is Alcon, don't know the model of the Cinnemarray system but I think the woofers are 8xCB362 (http://www.alconsaudio.com/site/products/cb362.html)

omni
12-11-2009, 12:26 PM
That's the Navy Pier Dome theater in Chicago. It's Danley's SH96 for the stage channels with 4 SH50 subwoofers.

All powered by Lab Gruppen Amps.

This is the Omnimax at the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago not Navy Pier. Navy Pier Imax is a flat screen. How do I know?? It's my theatre!! We revamped our theatre with the Danley Sh96's and SH50's. I hate to say it but they DO sound better than the JBL's we replaced!! How do I know? I've worked in the theater as chief projectionist for 20 years. Don't get me wrong the JBL's sounded great and took alot of abuse without fail for 2 decades. Will the Danleys hold up as well? You'll have to check back in a few years. The subs are amazing. They began walking all over the back of the dome and had to be bolted down. So far they have taken the abuse of Space Shuttle launch audio. They shake the lights in my office through several layers of cement block.

omni
12-11-2009, 12:41 PM
4 of these

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g41/stomias/C884_front_reflect_bb.jpg

have taken the place of 2 full racks of AB International amps

rlsound
12-11-2009, 01:11 PM
Thanks for sharing omni!

Just curious to see if you had any photos of the old JBL system that the Danleys replaced?

omni
12-11-2009, 01:16 PM
Thanks for sharing omni!

Just curious to see if you had any photos of the old JBL system that the Danleys replaced?

I know I've got some at home. I will dig them out and post them when I get a chance.

Jim

rlsound
12-11-2009, 01:17 PM
Thanks Jim!

Eaulive
12-11-2009, 02:39 PM
4 of these

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g41/stomias/C884_front_reflect_bb.jpg

have taken the place of 2 full racks of AB International amps

But when one fails you lose a big chunk of your theater.
I have mixed feelings about these high power amplifiers, I keep doing my installs with more, less powerful amps. Sometimes I use one amp by driver just for this reason.
When you have an install with 12 amps and one fails, it's much less noticeable.

JBL 4645
12-11-2009, 08:30 PM
Kind of OT but since this is about cinema sound hope it's OK. This is the new setup for Colosseum Cinema in Oslo, (the worlds largest THX cinema), now the first one with CinemArray

http://gfx.dagbladet.no/labrador/934/934961/9349611/jpg/active/960x.jpg

It's replacing the old system that was 5xJBL 5674 (http://www.jblpro.com/catalog/general/Product.aspx?PId=80&MId=1) in front, 8x4645C woofers and 30x8340A surround speakers.

Iíve read about this THX cinema in, In-70mm many years, ago just havenít seen a picture of the auditorium before. Wow that is impressive I like it! More, more, more, more pictures of it please.:bouncy::applaud:
Yes I can see the arrays of JBL surrounds going around at the top near the spot
lights.

The number of JBL is smaller than the Empire Leicester Square where there are some x44 JBL 8340 custom five-screen JBL with large mid to high range horn and for bass mid JBL 4642 x5 x16 4645C and Crown amps with a delivery of 56KW.
:happyh::tree:

JBL 4645
12-11-2009, 08:38 PM
4 of these

http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g41/stomias/C884_front_reflect_bb.jpg

have taken the place of 2 full racks of AB International amps

Makes things more versatile now doesn’t it rather than stacks and stacks of amps more in single box today and less rack space to take up.:applaud: Its how the user designer designs how the amp should be used?
Some will be used for surrounds others for fronts LF MF and HF the rest for separate subs.


:happyh::tree:

Eaulive
12-11-2009, 09:07 PM
Makes things more versatile now doesnít it rather than stacks and stacks of amps more in single box today and less rack space to take up.


More versatile no, absolutely not.
Takes less space, yes. More efficient, certainly. Easier to setup, absolutely. But I never liked to carry all my eggs in the same basket ;)

omni
12-12-2009, 08:08 AM
These clusters are still in place. Left and right front once used as P.A. and entrance music. These are the same as the 6 program channel clusters.
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g41/stomias/P1000540.jpg
These used to be 2445H(12). They were changed to Eminence about 8 years ago. They now sit unused. Each one had a BGW 250 powering it.
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g41/stomias/P1000538.jpg
The blank space was a baby cheek. This was the apex cluster that was never used and cannibalized.
http://i53.photobucket.com/albums/g41/stomias/P1000534.jpg

omni
12-12-2009, 08:09 AM
I agree that if an amp goes down we are in trouble. With the old AB amps we always had a workaround.

omni
12-12-2009, 08:26 AM
My booth monitors were 4411's powered by....
AB International 422A (ATD Series)



Two channel
325w @ 8 Ω
590w @ 4 Ω
775w @ 2 Ω
Precision level control
Balanced inputs
Convection cooled or fan assist
3 Rack unit



These were the amps that powered the clusters.

All AB International

713A (ATD Series)



Single channel tri-amplifier
Low frequency: 525w @ 8 ohms/850w @ 4 ohms/1125w @ 2 ohms
Mid & high frequency: 250w @ 8 ohms/385w @ 4 ohms
Custom signal processing
Selectable high pass/low pass filters
EQ paramaters and LF time alignment
Balanced inputs
Convection cooled or fan assist
3 Rack unit






722A (ATD Series)



Two channel amplifier
525w per channel @ 8 ohms
850w @ 4 ohms
1125w @ 2 ohms
Precision level controls
Balanced inputs
Convection cooled or fan assist
3 Rack unit






821A (ATD Series)



Two channel / mono subwoofer amplifier
525w @ 8 ohms
850w @ 4 ohms
1125w @ 2 ohms
1700w @ 4 ohm bridge
Summing inputs with customer signal processing
Selectable high pass/low pass filters & EQ paramaters
Balanced inputs
Convection cooled or fan assist
3 Rack unit

rlsound
12-12-2009, 12:00 PM
Thanks Jim!

the 2245 were replaced due to foam rot I'm guessing?

omni
12-12-2009, 12:12 PM
Thanks Jim!

the 2245 were replaced due to foam rot I'm guessing?

Actually I think only 3 of the 12 were bad. But yes foam rot.

rlsound
12-12-2009, 12:40 PM
Thanks again for the photos,

in the clusters, is that an 18" with 10" mid? Some IMAXs used a 12 crossed with an 18, and some used an 10 crossed to a 18"

I guess it depended on the size of the room.

omni
12-12-2009, 12:44 PM
They are 12" s. 2206's I think.

JBL 4645
03-05-2010, 06:36 AM
Unrolling the Giant IMAXģ Screen at Science North in Sudbury
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrb6Jp5_KKk&feature=related

Space Theater "Dome-olition" - Framework & Speakers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozQkWgXlMVk

Space Theater "Dome-olition" - Day 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upwh0I_NXis&feature=related

Space Theater "Dome-olition" - Day Two
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJ4r0_XRzwg&feature=related

JBL 4645
03-13-2010, 10:28 AM
A behind-the-scenes look at IMAX movies
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugnKfqGILK4&feature=grec

JBL 4645
03-14-2010, 09:53 AM
IMAX MUSIC DATABASE
http://imaxmusic.net/

JBL 4645
03-17-2010, 05:07 PM
Well I thought I’d post some controversial Bournemouth IMAX pictures. Sorry there is no access to the cinema, just the outside view and close ups with the camera placed against the glass.

The top picture view is looking down Bath Road snobby Royal Bath Hotel to the left. I really can’t see how now this IMAX is blocking the view?

There are other buildings on Bath road that are twice as large as the IMAX its just a town of IMAX cinema hates that would sooner watch there snoby snoty 50” flat screen in there living room…good luck to them!

I’ve had a real positive change of heart :) since going to that asshole IMAX demolition party :barf: made up by a total bunch of Bournemouth wankers! :biting:

In the background is the BIC that is just as ugly as the IMAX its not what’s like on the outside that matters its what’s on the inside that counts!

The Bournemouth cinemas on Westover road Odeon ABC just don’t do it for me anymore.

JBL 4645
03-17-2010, 05:23 PM
A few more views inside the Bournemouth IMAX cinema! Most other recent pictures only show the outside. I guess the Bournemouth Echoís IMAX hates photographs just didnít think? If you place a camera to the glass you can get a reasonably good picture! Bunch of Muppets they are!:biting:

The top image is the side entrance to the IMAX that is also the exit as the exit doors are to the right side of the picture.

Stairway leading down to the main entrance that as single narrow corridor leading to the IMAX auditorium.

2nd 3rd 4th and 5th picture is the main front entrance to the Bournemouth IMAX.

I wonder what the IMAX auditorium really looks like now? I guess the screen as also been removed along with the seating, its obvious the projector and sound rack and loudspeakers have also been removed leaving a hollow empty shell. sigh