One standout area of the project is the custom-made media room in the basement. This deceptively simple space is focused around a relaxing, half circle sofa and compact, coffee table. But, with one press of the Savant-controlled touchscreen, the space magically transforms. The coffee table disappears into the floor allowing the sofa to slide forward and over the now empty space. From behind the sofa, five Fortress cinema chairs appear from beneath, thanks to a Future Automation automated lift mechanism. A large Screen Research projector screen descends down from a concealed ceiling slot in front of the sofa and a Runco projector from Pulse Marketing noiselessly slides into position behind a wall at the rear of the room. The blinds automatically descend to create a perfect movie-viewing environment, 11 hidden speakers power on, driven by Procella amplification and a Datasat RS 20 audio processor to complete a unique media room transformation.
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