This customer has big plans for a home theater / media room. Whenever planning to install a lot of electrical devices, it’s best to make sure that you have a sufficient power supply. In this case, the customer is interested in getting the full rundown on just how much juice her new in-ceiling projector screen will require. Although things worked out well in the end, the lesson is that this customer did not forget a key element in planning her media room. Below are links and advice for any others out there building a media room.
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*The discussion below is based on actual chat transcripts with the omission of any personal/confidential material to protect the customer’s privacy. An example in this case is to change the contact’s identification name/number to “Customer” or a generic name.
4:00:00 PM Rick - Thank you for contacting Elite Screens Technical Support. My name’s Rick, how may I help you?
3:03:44 PM Terri- Hi Rick, I’m working with an interior designer and would like to get a projector and screen into the media room that we are designing.
3:04:04 PM Terri - There are a few electronic devices in the plans and I’d like to make sure that I have enough power sources in the room to support what I’m planning to put in there. What is the amp draw on the 120" Evanesce Tab Tension B series?
3:05:45 PM Rick - That sounds like a great project Terri. Here is a chart of the motor electrical specification for the Evanesce Tab-Tension B (in ceiling) screens. http://elitescreens.com/images/download/material/Wire_Diagram/motor_specs.pdf
3:07:09 PM Rick - For the Evanesce Tab Tension B it shows 1.18 amps, 110V.
3:07:25 PM Rick - 130w, 60Hz.
3:09:06 PM Terri - Thank you Rick, this is exactly what I needed.
3:10:06 PM Rick - It’s my pleasure. If ever you have questions on the electrical, please let me know.
3:10:14 PM Terri - Okay, thanks again.
3:11:48 PM Rick - Thank you for choosing Elite Screens.