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I'm a little confused about the bass absorption numbers for OC 703 and 705. Seems to me that for the typical 4 inch trap...

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amishsixstringe 15th January 2012
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Hi folks, Im in the market for acoustic ceiling tiles. I have a source for 703 fabric wrapped but, I just discovered these...

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bishop55 15th January 2012
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I posted about finding a memory pad in another thread, but I thought I'd post the results of my testing in a new thread to make...

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amishsixstringe 14th January 2012
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Hey everyone, I'm currently living in a very small town in Sweden, and can purchase this locally: Isover Ultimate Protect Slab...

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Christopherus 12th January 2012
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Hello to those with experience in bass traps, I'm trying to give some advice to a friend who wants to build his own traps in a...

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mingar 12th January 2012
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So I setup my RFZ before I got into REW. I made bass traps that are up to 6" thick at their center. I even built a 3"...

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Jens Eklund 12th January 2012
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I have heard good things about using thick ceiling tiles for bass traps. The thickness (and density) make them absorb bass well,...

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tlindaas 11th January 2012
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I was wondering if someone would be able to give me an idea of what/where to get fabric for our new traps. I went round my local...

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Jomox 9th January 2012
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Hi, I just purchased 8 bass traps made of 4' 703 Owens Corning insulation and I placed them in my room/studio. Is it safe to...

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kasmira 9th January 2012
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I am wondering if I build a QRD ( for lack of word to describe it) on a 25mm mdf board , cutting 7mm grooves on the mdf board...

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audioblazer 8th January 2012
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I've been looking for a new tv mix/video editroom and found this: It's the first -and top- floor of an old school-building,...

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pethenis 6th January 2012
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checked all over for something like this, couldnt find something specific enough. - First: I'm going to build this - DIY: $10...

SG Bandwagon
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jimgue 5th January 2012
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Hey guys, been browsing the forums and decided to make an account to see if anyone is able to give me some good...

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kasmira 5th January 2012
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Hi, I've recently constructed small project studio this summer and worked on a few projects for local artists. I'm in a bit...

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boggy 5th January 2012
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So after doing a bunch of reading about GFRs the last few days, I got to playing around with the Porous Absorber Calculator. I...

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darkbuddha 4th January 2012
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This is a repost from my studio construction thread. I don't think I am going to get any interesting discussion started in there...

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zijon 4th January 2012
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Dear Sirs and fellow audio engineers, I hit the search function really hard but was unfortunately not able to answer my...

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Mister Fox 4th January 2012
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So here is the front of my studio: This is a closer...

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kingrhythm 4th January 2012
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I'm interested in purchasing some Gobos. Does anyone have experience or good advice on manufacturers? I'm looking for a...

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DanDan 3rd January 2012
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I'm currently doing acoustic optimization in my new studio. I'm soon finished with all the basstraps, broadband absorbers and...

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Alexfrbc 3rd January 2012
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I did a search and didn't find this anywhere else so sorry if it has already been posted. A corner bass trap absorber is...

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_Ludovico 3rd January 2012
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Hi, I recieved this Arualex studio foam for Christmas. The package included two tubes (looks like cauk) of adhesive. Im curious...

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DanDan 1st January 2012
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im in the process of building a recording booth, a "room in a room" I got a truck bed full of the foam that was once on...

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Kolt45 31st December 2011
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I have hollow ceilings and walls so figured that it will be safest to use metal toggles to mount my bass traps. However, I am...

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NoPro 30th December 2011
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How do they work? On what principle? I don't find the product description very informative: Is it that in the second pic what...

matt thomas
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matt thomas 28th December 2011
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are there any cheap ways to build bass traps for my studio which dont involve mineral wool and arent too difficult to make?...

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akhil 28th December 2011
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Hello! I actually have 2 questions, so i would start from asking about round shaped diffusers, like this:...

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matt thomas 27th December 2011
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i'm going to take some measurements of some old broadband absorbers i have lying around. They are already fully wrapped OC 703...

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latestflavor 22nd December 2011
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The back of my room has small corners and not sure how to go about building the traps... what do you guys suggest??

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darkbuddha 22nd December 2011
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Hi guys. Have been experimenting with different absorbtion solutions in the mix room of my project/home-studio for about a year...

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Chris 21st December 2011
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Hey folks: Building 4" thick bass trap panels with Knauf Ecose 703-equivalent fiberboard and a simple wood frame this...

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darkbuddha 20th December 2011
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I've been recommending broadband absorbers as a more useful upgrade than converters, preamps, or even mics. One of the common...

Fran Guidry
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Glenn Kuras 20th December 2011
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Would it be effective to layer 1.5" OC703 (3.8 pcf) with 3" Roxul S&S (2.5 pcf) for bass traps and/or broadband...

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kasmira 20th December 2011
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just curious as to how you'd actually fasten unfaced R-30 to the ceilings? assuming that i'd be covering 100% of the...

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avare 18th December 2011
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So what would be the effects of putting a half cylinder of dense reflective material all around the room at ear level?

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gtzack4 17th December 2011
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My ceiling in my small home studio is only 7'4" and the other room dimensions are 10' x 12'. I have good bass traps...

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CAGuy 17th December 2011
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In Sound on Sound's article here: Room For Improvement They say: I was contemplating using 4" of 3PCF Knauf...

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Lights 17th December 2011
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Hey everyone! I have build some heavy duty acoustic panels quite similar to these Mine are 160 x 100 x...

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kasmira 17th December 2011
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Why do folks think about this? Building 5 panel traps now and would like to know if I should go with a variable or fixed air...

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Lights 15th December 2011
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what is the frequency range of the typical male speaking voice? i'm at the point where i need to pick materials for the interior...

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FLZapped 15th December 2011
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i found a source for this for $1.20 a sq ft. they are 2 ft x 4 ft sheets. i was hoping to mount directly to the ceiling by...

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PAPAYAMON 14th December 2011
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Hi mates!My first post here so welcome for me heh So i have a problem.First of all my room is too small.I have to notice that the...

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Glenn Kuras 13th December 2011
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I've got a few modes in my room that cluster between 100 and 140 Hz. With my desk in its required position for tracking I end up...

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DrFrankencopter 12th December 2011
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I have searched and read a lot on bass traps the last days. Now I have a couple of small questions howdy I can buy some cheap...

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DanDan 12th December 2011
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I've identified a few odd-shaped corners as bass trap candidates and I'm struggling with the best way to treat them. As you can...

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Funkster 11th December 2011
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I'm embarking on the slow process of treating my basement project studio. One of the treatments I'm employing is home-made...

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Lights 11th December 2011
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My ceiling slopes down on one end about 17" Not sure of the angle… Should I make this the front of the studio above the...

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nms 10th December 2011
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Hello! I have searched quite a bit around the forum and haven't seen my exact situation posted, so i wanted to ask for some...

Cb Media
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Glenn Kuras 8th December 2011
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I found these online. I want to know how many of these sheets would I need to make a bass trap??

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TeamContra 7th December 2011
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Hello all, I'm currently living in Korea and want to continue my hobby of producing music. I recently bough some KRK rokkit 5's...

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bluegold 7th December 2011


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