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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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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 4 hours ago
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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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UltramegaOK 2 days ago
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I have a few pieces of duct board(compressed fiberglass with foil backing) and am thinking of building a panel to hang over the...

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Victor Paul 3 days ago
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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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tarsonis 5 days ago
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Hey fellow slutz, I would like to build something similar to a vocal booth. Let me tell you about the situation and my ideas and...

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UltramegaOK 1 week ago
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A recent wind storm sent a branch smack through one of the panels on the roof of my new metal storage shed, making a hole about...

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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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Temple of Light 1 week ago
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Due to budget constraints, i'm going to attempt to DIY tube traps to get the QSF ( quick sound field) effect as suggested by...

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UltramegaOK 1 week ago
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Hello- I'm looking to build dual-purpose floor-to-ceiling gobos, and seek advice on materials and construction. The dual...

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jikky 1 week ago
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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 1 week ago
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I recently moved from my parents’ basement to an appartrment on my own. While the acoustics and vocal recordings at my...

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deedeeyeah 1 week ago
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I bought 20 polyester panels from Euroacoustik,to make bass traps.The problem i have is trying to cut the polyester.I tried with...

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Carl Freeland 1 week ago
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I'm about to build some absorption panels and will be leaving the wood frames exposed (for aesthetics). I'll be using the 3"...

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John White 2 weeks ago
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I've read all the threads I can find on this method of cheap bass trapping but can't find a definitive answer. I have enough...

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John White 2 weeks ago
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i went to so many stores trying to find something suitable, but im stumped. anyone have any recommendations for places to get...

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ttippie 2 weeks ago
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Hi all, Ok, apologies if this has been mentioned elsewhere on the site. I'm sure i managed find some info in this when...

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stripealipe 2 weeks ago
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Most DIY skyline diffusers I've seen are made out of cut to length 2x2's. I have a stack of 2x4's I could rip and use, but of...

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John White 3 weeks ago
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Hi guys I just made a skyline diffuser from Lego blocks, I'm wondering what you guys think? is it worth it? and how effective...

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mr_martin 3 weeks ago
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Please delete mods, posted in wrong forum.

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aleatoric 3 weeks ago
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Greetings all, I thought I'd start a thread for my little studio acoustic treatment project. I've composed a quick SketchUp of...

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Noise Coalition 3 weeks ago
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Hi @ all jummpp i am want to treat a 28 Hz room mode at a corner of my room. So i decided to make 4 membrane absorber (60cm x...

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knightonabicycle 3 weeks ago
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Can anyone point me to a DIY of an absorption panel that has wood sides, where the fabric is stretched tight from the inside? All...

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John White 4 weeks ago
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Hi all. I would like to use some 3 and 4 inch x 30" x36" foam rubber (furniture stuff) I have to design a bass trap...

Tim Norris
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Tim Norris 4 weeks ago
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Hello everybody, I'm about to put up two cloud absorbers in my studio. After reading dozens of threads I still couldn't find...

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saemola 4 weeks ago
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Hi! Im experimenting with some diy acoustic treatment and will try and build a cube 60x60x60 cm with 4mm mdf on five sides, and...

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Temple of Light 4 weeks ago
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I was just surfin the net for acoustic stuff and came across this: ACDA-12 Activated Carbon Diaphragmatic...

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Adhoc 4 weeks ago
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Looking for some help from the pros. I have a dedicated theatre in my garage room demensions are 5.5mL 2.5mW and 2.3MH. I have...

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Temple of Light 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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lectric 10th February 2018
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Hi All I have installed chunky bass traps in 3 corners with one smaller one above the door. Question is: What should I do...

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Stevo19801 9th February 2018
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I've read a ton and have looked at a bunch of threads on here but I still can't figure out the best route to take. I simply want...

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Eggsmack 8th February 2018
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Hello there, Im inquiring about some information I found on this forum a while back and cant seem to find the post. Basically I...

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Eggsmack 7th February 2018
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Has anyone used Rotofast cloud anchors with 3lb/sqft OC703? Do they work with the 3lb/sqft 703 vs 6lb/sqft 705?

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thegnu 6th February 2018
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Hello, here is the thing: I did some measurements in my room and I discovered the standing ways I was expecting (es. the one...

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heysimo 6th February 2018
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I've been asked to construct a sound diffuser to be placed behind the choir loft at my church. The Skyline diffuser is the look...

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thegnu 6th February 2018
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HI, I'm trying to find some OC 703 or Rockboard 40/60/80 locally because online the shipping is basically as much as the product...

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thegnu 6th February 2018
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Hey y'all. I'm in the process of moving into a new studio space and am rearranging the panels. I know that topics similar to...

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thegnu 5th February 2018
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hi, i was interested in making a few bass corner traps, the cube looking ones. what id like to know is how do these stay in...

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Temple of Light 5th February 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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joeq 30th January 2018
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Hi Guys.............long time reader, rarely a poster etc....oops. Question; I have read, I think, all the threads on...

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Teej 29th January 2018
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After doing some research and comparing my options in my price range, I went ahead and ordered the Primacoustic London 10 kit....

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Temple of Light 25th January 2018
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A question or two for the acousti-geniuses out there... I have been wondering about the suitability of tapestries and thicker...

Temple of Light
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Temple of Light 23rd January 2018
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Hi, I'm building a pair of speaker stands. I filled stand with sand and it weighs 33 kg. I thought it's a bit overkill and took...

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dedham50 22nd January 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR PEOPLE ! :) Love some advice please as im looking to decouple my monitors and after some reading it seems that...

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PRIME8PRODUCTIONS 20th January 2018
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Curious as to how Carl uses these as his side wall treatment? They seem fairly thick & may also provide some diffusion due to...

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jc7 18th January 2018
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Hi guys I'm a noob in acoustics, I think my room is a mess and I already made big improvements with foam (very likely sub-optimal...

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DanDan 18th January 2018
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Guys, If you are using mineral wool in your rooms for broadband absorbtion, which thickness are you using or do you use...

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DanDan 15th January 2018
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Is polyester wool suitable for building Bass traps?

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lectric 15th January 2018
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Hello! I would love to invest in bass traps but I am not keen on buying the foam ones as I read all around the net that they...

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mrc 15th January 2018
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I was musing out loud in another thread and came up with this as a possibility for my studio...Has anyone else around here...

Temple of Light
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Temple of Light 13th January 2018
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I am building a ceiling cloud next week (703, 4 inches thick, 4 feet by 4 feet). I am wondering what is the ideal placement for...

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Magickman 12th January 2018


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