Media Barn – Petersfield


A fun project from 2019, PJ HiFi were asked to install a new media room into a new extension being added to a Grade 11 listed building. The room is for family and friends entertainment. The clients passion for movies and lust for the big screen meant we provided a 55 inch OLED screen for daytime viewing and a 4k laser projector for the evening. Also the client wanted a good performing HiFi system, so we used his existing Spendor HiFi speakers. Aesthetics were very important so we needed to keep the 4k Dolby Atmos Home Cinema as discrete as possible, using the clients existing left, right and centre speakers along with in ceiling Atmos channels and small wall mounts speakers at the rear of the room tucked up into the oak beams. The projector was concealed within a lift system and the projector screen was installed into a pelmet. All equipment to drive the cinema was tucked away in the main house attic so no electronics are in the room. The room was also part of a whole house Audio distribution system from Sonos and connected to the whole house Video distribution system from Pulse Eight.

The room is controlled from the clients iPad’s and iPhone’s. From these devices there is full control of:

  • 6 circuits of lighting
  • 2 x motorised windows with integrated motorised blinds, independently controlled
  • The Television and projector screen and lift
  • Sky box, 4k Bluray player, Apple TV and Games console

In addition for the rest of the property:

  • 30 + circuits of lighting including outdoor lighting
  • Pool cover control
  • Video distribution for 6 rooms

Kit List

  • Projector – VPL-VW760es Sony 4k laser projector
  • PJ Lift – Future Automation PD2.5 (custom fit)
  • PJ Screen – ScreenLine Tab Tension
  • Television – Loewe Bild 5.55 OLED TV
  • AV Amplifier – Arcam AVR550
  • Control – RTI XP6s
  • Disc Player – Sony X1100es
  • Lighting – Rako Rak8 x 8
  • Sonos – Port’s and Amps
  • Speakers – Spendor A5 / Origin Acoustics and B&W