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18’ Ceilings- to treat or not to treat?
Old 11th March 2019
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18’ Ceilings- to treat or not to treat?

Converting this living room into a production space. This room is mostly for tracking, but also mixing.

Open plan, so precise dimensions are hard.

I have 45 (not a typo!) 2’x4’x2” OC 705 panels

4 2’x4’x4” traps from GIK and 1 2’x4’x6” GIK Monster Trap

18’ down to 12’ sloped ceilings

If I were to make the room a rectangle it would measure 14’x18’ but being open plan there is only 1 complete wall (18x18-12) and lots of windows, archways, diagonal staircase wall etc.

I would have made a diagram, but that would be intense.

My plan is to basically bass trap the crap out of the two complete corners, place most of the 2” panels around the room and see what happens, perhaps with special attention paid to one corner as the main sweet spot in the room.

Any expert advice as to what to do with the ceiling?

I feel like the early reflections and low end pressure will be far less a factor than in smaller rooms, but I don’t want to treat the living hell out of the room for days and end up with sproingy sounding ceiling.

Photos attached. (Edit: Sorry for the sideways ones. Not sure what happened)

Thanks in advance!

PS: I really need to clean that ceiling fan! Woah.
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Last edited by coreycoleman; 11th March 2019 at 11:15 PM.. Reason: Note
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