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Electric seats in a movie theatre #212551
01/21/14 11:41 PM
01/21/14 11:41 PM
George Little  Offline OP
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,489
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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Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little] #212553
01/22/14 02:41 AM
01/22/14 02:41 AM
gfretwell  Online Content

Joined: Jul 2004
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110.3(B) wink

Seriously, until you see the specs, you are just guessing.

Greg Fretwell
Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little] #212555
01/22/14 11:21 AM
01/22/14 11:21 AM
Yoopersup  Offline
Joined: Mar 2003
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My Guess . Mtrs are Mtrs, Heaters are heaters.
430.7 (D) prehaps.

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

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,936
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.

Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little] #212578
01/24/14 02:21 PM
01/24/14 02:21 PM
harold endean  Offline
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 2,233
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.

Re: Electric seats in a movie theatre [Re: George Little] #212585
01/24/14 09:08 PM
01/24/14 09:08 PM
Tesla  Offline
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,273
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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