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I have read a lot about treating rooms on this forum but have not read anything that I can remember on Space Couplers. I...

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PaulP 27th November 2009
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I'm building some absorption panels above above my mixing position to stop reflections off the ceiling, and i'm trying to...

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a zombie 27th November 2009
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Does anyone know whether its yet possible to purchase Ultratouch cotton outside the US?, specifically to the UK. Benn looking...

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Arksun 26th November 2009
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Hey guys, I'm currently building a small demo studio in a rented house i'm living in and i'm about to start contruction on some...

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sparky7135 26th November 2009
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Hello, attached are a few pics showing the "pitch" of my ceiling which is at a 35 degree angle approx. I'm looking to...

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takman 25th November 2009
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I've found some information on this but don't have my question quite answered. I'm planning out some acoustic treatment in my...

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DanDan 25th November 2009
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Hi everybody! I've looked around your forum and from what I've read, you all seem to know wayy more than I know so I'm confident...

Jozhwa
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Weasel9992 25th November 2009
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hi, can i use owens corning type 475 frk rigid fiberglass boards to build 4 inches bass traps? and owens corning rf 3075...

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wolfgang20 25th November 2009
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Glenn Kuras 25th November 2009
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Taking Ethan's sage advice, I've decided to treat my CR with some traps that I will build myself rather than buying a new...

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wolfgang20 25th November 2009
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hi, i often read that the most done "test" to see if fabric can be used for accoustic things, is to breath through...

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Glenn Kuras 25th November 2009
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The Open Secret of Absorbers is that I believe is that most absorber manufacturers use mineral wool instead of FRK or...

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Glenn Kuras 25th November 2009
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Hey guys, a little help is needed. I have a home rehearsal space in my unfinished basement. For the most part its a great space...

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a zombie 25th November 2009
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I have a new recording/mixing room that I want to treat. I will be recording averything from acoustic instruments (violin,...

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SubwayRocket 25th November 2009
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Hey guys, a little help is needed. I have a home rehearsal space in my unfinished basement. For the most part its a great space...

superbird
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[email protected] 24th November 2009
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Hi Again Folks, So, I'm nearing completion on my new general studio build-out, and moving on to the surface treatment stuff....

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ElaineDiMasi 24th November 2009
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Hello, I have this room in which I'm trying to record drums, guitar and such (for demos). It's a temporary room and I'm just...

AZander
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PaulP 24th November 2009
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When building a 1D QRD diffusor, do I have to have "walls" between the wells?

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PaulP 24th November 2009
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Is there a plastic that is thin enough to be acoustically transparent? I want to the 703 for my absorbers wrapped in plastic so...

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Glenn Kuras 24th November 2009
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Quick, simple question: Will the basic, barebones approach to corner traps - R13 batts still in the plastic wrap stood on end in...

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Glenn Kuras 23rd November 2009
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All, I have lurked the forum for a long time now, and I think I have the basics. I have a question on the number of panels/size...

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Glenn Kuras 23rd November 2009
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Hey all, I've done my homework and have a general idea on how I'd tackle treating these rooms but I just wanted some advice...

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Glenn Kuras 23rd November 2009
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i just got a bunch of auralex wedges, corner fills, etc etc ALL auralex. is it possible to spray paint them or somethin? its all...

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Glenn Kuras 23rd November 2009
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I know that in audio engineering, room acoustics are far more important than equipment. Currently, I record and mix in an approx....

Jakeman1086
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Glenn Kuras 23rd November 2009
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Hello... we are in the process of finishing our vocal booth (6 feet long by 4 feet wide by 8 feet tall) and are lining most of it...

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Glenn Kuras 23rd November 2009
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I got some cubicle partitions that had an OC705 equivalent in them (I calculated the density), but they measured at 1.5 inches. ...

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thehobbster 22nd November 2009
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Has anyone successfully used REW with a Digi002r and PTLE? My computer has no "soundcard," the digi is the only sound...

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DanDan 21st November 2009
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I'm just asking for advice on wether or not this plan will work. I purchased 32 pillow covers (pics included), size 1.5'x3'...

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takman 21st November 2009
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I recently acquired some nice qrd diffuser panels that came from A&M studios made out of thin birch plywood. They are 8"...

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Glenn Kuras 20th November 2009
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Hi guys, I just inherited a baby grand piano (5'1"). After I restore it, I'm going to put it upstairs and want to know...

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KJandKT 20th November 2009
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So I know that Owens Corning and Rockwool are the best way to go as far as making bass traps. However, I've been having a hard...

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avare 20th November 2009
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Hi all, I’m new to the forum etc. I have searched out quite a few posts already on this forum, all of them being incredibly...

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Glenn Kuras 20th November 2009
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I have very limited space, and best option I have for recording vocals seems to be in bedroom. Right now, I've got mic in front...

DaVinci
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Glenn Kuras 20th November 2009
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So I am attempting to build some panels for my home studio. I currently outsource my drum recordings to a studio then bring...

nervousrex
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Glenn Kuras 20th November 2009
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So let me get this right. I know I should know the answer, and yes I did do a search. 4" or more for CORNER bass...

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Glenn Kuras 20th November 2009
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Looking for opinions on these: Nested Corner Mount - 2 Per Order Ready Acoustics, LLC - Afforadble, Durable, and Stylish...

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aleatoric 19th November 2009
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im using a 10.3 ft x 11.6 ft room for general tracking and mixing purposes. monitors and various low level hard surfaces are...

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Ethan Winer 18th November 2009
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I don't have any test equipment to quantify the effects, but they definitely made an audible difference. The frames are just a...

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S.Filpansick 18th November 2009
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Hi there, I found on the RealTraps site that the best listening position is 38 percent into the length of the room, when...

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Gie-Sound 18th November 2009
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Since fiberglass' NRC score is so high, why don't companies use fiberglass fabric instead of the usual burlap & micro suede...

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Glenn Kuras 18th November 2009
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Forgot the technical name for the board but I had all of the pieces cut and simple nails aren't doing the trick holding these...

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takman 18th November 2009
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According to the Crops in construction handbook By Andrew Cripps, R. Handyside, L. Dewar, Hemp and flax can be used as an...

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bluesj 18th November 2009
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Hi guys! Hopefully I´ll have my order by the end of month... The density of the panels is 50kg/m3 and they measure 0,96x1,20...

JulianFernandez
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DanDan 17th November 2009
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I've been studying posts here, a few texts online and a book on acoustics and I am still unclear on a bass trapping construction...

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Delusionboy 17th November 2009
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Does anyone have any theory's on the absolute ideal height to place bass traps in relationship to vertically placed speaker? ...

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Ethan Winer 17th November 2009
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Anyone knows why this happens...the room is treated but no bass traps..will they help? and what about the high mids issue?

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Glenn Kuras 16th November 2009
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Hello all you slutty people. First-time participant, long-time voyeur. Thank you for all of your...

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jhill 16th November 2009
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Hey all, quick question about some cabinets I have. In one of my rooms the ceilings are about 9' high. On one of the walls are...

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p1 army 15th November 2009
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So I live in Hoboken, NJ which is short on parking and even shorter on large open apartments. I've turned a second bedroom into...

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Ethan Winer 15th November 2009
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for ceiling reflection. is lighter density better? i can get 1.5 inch 8lb rockwool 4x2- board panels or should i stick with 6lb ...

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Ethan Winer 15th November 2009

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