If your loft is currently unused, have you thought about turning it into a fully-functional loft cinema room? Lofts tend to be naturally dark, making them a good choice for movie nights with friends, but home cinema specialists can get even more from this space and create something quite fantastic. Let’s find out more.
Installation and Setup
When it comes to a loft cinema conversion there’s a lot to think about, but home cinema installers will help put together a design that meets your needs. The size of your room is an important factor. While large lofts might accommodate tiered seating and a large screen, cosier spaces might require smaller sofas and different levels of projection. Professionals will also work out the speaker setup and how to achieve a great surround sound in your loft space. There will be acoustic requirements and smart technology installations to consider too. But again, nothing is too challenging for home cinema specialists, and the possibilities are exciting.
Impeccable Sound Quality
Of course, one of the most important elements of any cinema room is sound quality. For a truly immersive, exciting and thrilling experience, the right audio setup is needed, with Dolby Atmos speakers taking sound to the next level. Introducing speakers at different heights will give you the ultimate listening experience and sound can be enhanced further by subwoofers and sound bars. What’s also great is that Artcoustic speakers are wonderfully discreet. This means you can sit back and relax in a beautifully designed loft conversion, without having to look at big, bulky speakers. Choose colours that match your interior and decide how you want the speakers installed. With in-ceiling options available, Artcoustic prioritises discreet sound.
Furthermore, as well as offering crystal clear sound projection, Artcoustic can add character to your room. The front of each speaker can be personalised with an artistic design – including one of your own images. So get creative through sound and make a bold statement.
Highest Quality Projection
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to cinema loft conversions. The type of projection you go for will depend on the size of your room, but a specialist can help and advise. With 4K video projection and a series of projection screens to choose from, you can find the right setup for you. Sony Home Cinema Projectors, for example, feature advanced SXRD (Silicon X-tal Reflective Display) panel technology which delivers native 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution images with more than four times the detail of Full HD. Every pixel is crisp and sharp, with native 4K HDR laser projectors featuring a long-lasting light source which delivers an impressive 3,2000 lumens brightness for a truly immersive viewing experience.
Acoustics are an essential part of home cinema room design. Lofts can be echoey, so it might be a good idea to invest in room treatments to optimise your audio experience. You’ll also want to think about sound proofing so as not to annoy neighbours or those you share a house with. Travelling sound can be managed with a series of materials and panels depending on requirements.
I started my Audio Visual and Technology career back in 1992 working in the commercial and leisure sector across Europe. Then back in 2003 I founded New Wave AV and we are now a leading Smart Home, Home Cinema and Lighting Control company in the Southeast of England.