to the new-look Apollo Theatre!
Apollo Theatre has undergone a facelift. Gone are the light cream walls,
and the Sony LCD projector, the updated room features a new, dark color
scheme (similar to the colors on this page), and a monster NEC CRT projector.
still have things to do though, obviously the white carpet is a distraction,
so we'll probably put a very dark rug down over it. Also, I'll eventually
build a hushbox for the CRT, as it's a bit on the loud side.
a look around, and feel free to contact
me if you have any questions!
can see what the room used to look like by visiting my old
XG1350G 8" CRT Projector
ISS 6010 Switcher
Technics 16:9 fixed screen, 1.3:1 gain, 2.55 metres wide
surround speaker package, DC-X fronts, DC-7 rears, DC-6 centre
HR-S5700AM SVHS VCR
SLVX811 VHS VCR
STR DB930 Receiver
Pronto remote control
Pentium 4 processor, 2.53 GHz
PC 2700 RAM
Barracuda 120Gb Hard Disk
Plus HTDV Tuner
PCTV Pro TV Tuner
Radeon 9600 Pro video card
on one of the thumbnail images below for a larger (1024x768) image
shot of the back of the room with the side curtain open. You can't
really see the back row.
shot of the back of the room, this time with the rear cutains
open too, so that you can see the back row.
a look at the three main colors used in the room. The ceiling
and walls are a very dark purple (Dulux "Double Bass"),
the cornice is a very dark red (Dulux "Renaissance Red"),
and the drapes are made from a burgundy velvet
Shut, Lights up!
look from the second row ar the screen, and the cabinet that houses
all of the equipment and DVD's. If you look closely, you can see
the main speakers either side of the cabinet
view again, but this time with the curtains closed.
view from the second row, with the lights on low, and a picture
on the screen
view again, except that this time I used the flash so you can
see the projector, but that washed out the image on the screen
NEC XG135 CRT proector mounted on the ceiling.
view of the projector. I still need to build a hushbox for it
on this picture to see some screenshots
statue on top of the murtle table that we made. We also made the
redgum table that you can see in some of the other shots, and
the cabinet that hides all of the gear. We also built the platforms
for the second and third rows of seats. The only furniture that
we actually bought is the seats, and the drapes