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31st December 2012
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Cloud--Minimal room height?

Hi all,
My room is 93" floor to ceiling. I think hanging a cloud in there would be a good idea. Is the room height problematic? How low can I let the cloud hang? Are there other treatments that might work better?

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Why not mount it flush on the ceiling?

Is it not a cloud, then?



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I've read that it's best to have an air gap with a 4" or 6" deep cloud - say 4" air gap, for example - but you're saying that your room is less than eight feet high. I'd assume you can't add in both a 4" or 6" deep trap along with a 4" or 6" air gap - you'll just make the room unlivable at that point. So I'd assume you just try to mount it 1" or so off the ceiling.
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If you mount 3.5 inch ultra-touch, it's performance is the same with or without the airgap...

Or, you could put the air-gap above the ceiling if your aren't afraid to take out some sheetrock...



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I've read that it's best to have an air gap with a 4" or 6" deep cloud - say 4" air gap, for example - but you're saying that your room is less than eight feet high. I'd assume you can't add in both a 4" or 6" deep trap along with a 4" or 6" air gap - you'll just make the room unlivable at that point. So I'd assume you just try to mount it 1" or so off the ceiling.
Even a 4" trap with 4" gap still leaves over 7' overall height, unless you're really tall it shouldn't be an issue.

A gap is beneficial but not essential, it will still work without one just maybe not quite as well. Most people's home studios are a trade off between functionality & space but they get a workable sound from their rooms.
If you put it flush to the ceiling & can't tell a difference then move it down until you can or where you can't bear it to be any lower, it will cost some time but not much else

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This all makes sense to me.
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