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Hi! There seems to be alot of talk about bass trapping on the board right now so I thought it was a good idea to post some...

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Pteradactylist 7th December 2017
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Today i started a project to build some quadratic residue diffusers. Overall not a difficult project--even though i used only...

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philsaudio 21st February 2017
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My dad and I are fed up with peaks and null in the mix and tracking room in our studio. We've decided to build 24 - 2'X4'...

Jason Poulin
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Spare Monkey 8th March 2013
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Echo and reverberation gives the brain hints as to the size and shape of a space. Which is why it can be disorientating standing...

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ARIEL 2 days ago
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So I built A Diffusor, and it's huge. I cut all the pieces and started piecing it together. I'm gathering a smaller arsenal...

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ths61 5 days ago
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I'm building some 7 well 1D QRD's with embedded diffusers in the wells (diffactal style). Does anyone have thoughts on how...

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Jerbery 5 days ago
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Hi everyone. I am relocating my studio, and I am bringing in some gears, and i start to listen to the room. I have got that...

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DanDan 6 days ago
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I have some safe n sound 15x47 material(12 sheets) Basically I am wondering, if I built six 6' inch thick traps with a 2inch air...

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Temple of Light 1 week ago
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Have anyone tried the Vicoustic Wave Wood panels? :. Welcome to*Vicoustic .: I am thinking about using these in combination...

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dinococcus 1 week ago
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please delete . posted in the wrong area.

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neopl 2 weeks ago
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Now and again a client comes back with an inspired idea or process. This is from John Crone of Manor Studio Cobh in Ireland....

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DanDan 2 weeks ago
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I've built numerous porous absorbers, membrane absorbers, Helmholtz absorbers, and VPRs within the last years always wondering...

G. E.
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DPower 2 weeks ago
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Hello, I'd like to add low profile casters to my existing GOBO's. I found pics of the caster style I think will work well but...

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Brent Hahn 2 weeks ago
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So I'm moving into a flat soon and finally I can start recording. So I've been looking around at what I can get but noticed that...

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Nosajjao 2 weeks ago
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Hello! I have recently moved into a new apartment, with one bedroom, which I also use as my home recording studio. I have been...

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Synth Guru 3 weeks ago
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Hey there, looking for help and I hope someone here could chime in and give me some hints. Maybe some of the well-known experts...

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DanDan 3 weeks ago
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When I am mixing and stop for a second to listen critically, I often find myself tilting my head down about 45˚. When I do...

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toodamnhip 3 weeks ago
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Is this product okay to use for super chunk bass traps ? UltraBatt™ Insulation |...

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Temple of Light 3 weeks ago
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Hi I'm almost done with my studio(live room), just wondering how should i treat the ceiling? room is 8 meters long and 6...

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dinococcus 3 weeks ago
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Hey Acousticslutz! Got a small room here in which I'm trying to improve the situation a little. Haven't got any exact...

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AlexK 4 weeks ago
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I have a bit of a weird control room. A rectangle with odd closets and such. I just spent the last 2 hours making a detailed...

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shortyboyboy 4 weeks ago
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All I have to work with is a carpeted bedroom in the apartment to set up for mixing. I can't afford a pro mix, and besides, I...

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twinned 4 weeks ago
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Hi guys, I've been reading the posts around here for a while, and I figured you'd be interested in this (my apologies if it's a...

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mutetourettes 4 weeks ago
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I find this idea about using perforated panels very interesting. I have issues around 50hz and 70hz that Im trying to...

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navu28 4 weeks ago
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I spent a few days researching how to return a little life to my small recording room (4x3 meters) after catching the bass. It...

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matthew john 18th April 2018
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Over the years I have had great success fixing smallish room bass problems with limp mass absorbers. As there are so many...

Tim Farrant
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mirochandler 18th April 2018
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I have a set of walls in my listening room, 13' apart, the room is a rectangle. The lenth of the room is 19', those two surfaces...

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kgveteran 16th April 2018
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Is there a real difference between these two: panels.gif - Google Drive Going to make some 15cm (6") thick absorb panels...

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RoopeB 16th April 2018
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Hi gearslutz, I was browsing around and I stumbled upon a picture of a Binary Amplitude diffuser, does anyone know how to make...

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matthew john 15th April 2018
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I know this specific information must be here, but damn if I can find it. Most of the advice is centered around cost which is...

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bongo_x 12th April 2018
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Hello everyone, First thread here, hopefully I posted it in the right place. I've been lurking for almost a month now and I'm...

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Adrian_Cesar 11th April 2018
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ok, let's start from this - I read and studied many threads&post here about VPR (so called) bass trap. Thanks to few great...

Red Mastering
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DanDan 9th April 2018
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Its been going on some days now on various facebook group sites asking about acoustic treatment and so far I'm just not at a good...

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jebijose 9th April 2018
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Howdy folks, My (home) recording + mixing studio is in the attic where two walls are parallel but the other two are slanted. For...

Cue Zephyr
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UltramegaOK 5th April 2018
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Howdy folks, Something a little different from the normal questions here, but....... ....... a designer friend of mine is doing...

Darius van H
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Adhoc 2nd April 2018
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New study came out on the safety of rockwool, was thinking of putting this in my bedroom but currently concerned. What do you...

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Our History 2nd April 2018
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Ok, I did the search, and found some info, but looking for something more conclusive for my situation. I've been looking and...

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AlecAlfaras 1st April 2018
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I helped a friend out by ordering a bunch of 703 2" through my business. He no longer needs it and now I'm in a sticky...

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kriskeyz 1st April 2018
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Just saw a method for making a super,super,super chunk with a 48" face. There is a method for cutting up a 2'x4' batt to...

Temple of Light
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Temple of Light 30th March 2018
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anyone use one? what you guys think? in theory, it could be a nice thing to have, and not too pricey. Primacoustic Acoustic...

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ShiineHaawdaPro 30th March 2018
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Which ones to make first? Which ones to take care last? I'll ignore anyone that says I should make/buy all 8 right now or it's...

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Temple of Light 29th March 2018
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Greetings from snowy Stockholm :) I had this (possibly stupid) idea - surround myself with mineral wool absorbers. Saw them...

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DanDan 29th March 2018
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I am new and really appreciate the knowledges here. I decided to test build some wood panels absorber however, it hardly make...

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dinococcus 28th March 2018
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Hello, I'm a new poster but I have been reading the forum for some time now, especially about building diffusors. I have been...

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UltramegaOK 28th March 2018
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I would truly appreciate some input from those who would know. I'm in a specific situation. I have a space that is 14'x29'...

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saintcecilia 28th March 2018
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I recently completed building my absorption panel frames, which are made with 1x6's. My original intent was to use one, 3"...

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jikky 23rd March 2018
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They make them online for about $10 and I figure 50 x 26 would fit a 48 x 24 board and then stick them in a frame or go frameless

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TheKosherButcher 21st March 2018
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Hello. I'm new here. I've been reading awhile and have searched but... Is it possible to make well-functioning traps out of...

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philsaudio 21st March 2018
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I'm trying to build simple rigid fiberglass clouds for my studio. I think I have a solution, but it hinges on being able to glue...

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aksee 20th March 2018
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is it possible to cover up the front of the rockwall bass trap with wood insted of fabric? i cant just cover it with...

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Alessa 19th March 2018
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I'm getting up to speed on applying acoustic treatment to my bedroom converted to a music room (playing, tracking and mixing)....

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Carl Freeland 19th March 2018
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Just finished building the frames for my diy absorption panels. Because of my room limitations I went with a 6" deep frame....

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LSP 18th March 2018
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Hi. I would be very grateful for a categorical answer regarding the space between my foam 'bass' traps and my ceiling walls...

Jimpanzee Salt
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PrittStick 17th March 2018


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