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#212551 - 01/21/14 07:41 PM Electric seats in a movie theatre
George Little Offline

Registered: 01/18/04
Posts: 1492
Loc: Michigan USA
How would you apply a demand factor to a theatre that has electric powered seats. There are 125 seats. I don't know if they are heated or not or whether it only the positioning that is electrified. Haven't seen the spec yet. It never ceases to amaze me what the affluent people of this society come up with.
George Little

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#212553 - 01/21/14 10:41 PM Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little]
gfretwell Offline


Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9026
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
110.3(B) wink

Seriously, until you see the specs, you are just guessing.
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#212555 - 01/22/14 07:21 AM Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little]
Yoopersup Offline

Registered: 03/04/03
Posts: 826
Loc: Michigan
My Guess . Mtrs are Mtrs, Heaters are heaters.
430.7 (D) prehaps.

#212557 - 01/22/14 09:04 AM Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little]
HotLine1 Offline


Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6792
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
IMHO, the 'proof' is with the design professional who presents the details, specs, calcs, etc.

Plan review is on the submittals, specs, details, etc. When I have questions regarding calc compliance issues, an email, fax, or snail mail to the DP for clarifications, or details on any calcs leaves the job on hold.

#212578 - 01/24/14 10:21 AM Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little]
harold endean Offline

Registered: 02/16/02
Posts: 2248
Loc: Boonton, NJ
Maybe it is one of those 3D type of movie seats where you feel like you are flying around the scene on the screen.

A lot of theme parks have those kinds of seats.

#212585 - 01/24/14 05:08 PM Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little]
Tesla Offline

Registered: 06/16/04
Posts: 1280
Loc: Sacramento, CA
I believe the term of art is:"The feelies"

You either hang on to the sensation balls...

Or jack in using your USB implant. (USB 5.1)


In any event, DRM code means that every audience member has to turn over their feelings to the studios.

The medium used to be the message. Now, we're the medium.


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