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I am recording and mixing in a 10x12 space with 9ft ceiling. I know -- I know! Bummer and way small... but it's all I have for...

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Glenn Kuras 10th July 2009
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Local college needs to turn old junky video work room into a space suitable for the very modest school TV club. Objective:...

NorseHorse
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spm_gl 10th July 2009
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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...

CaptainNovember7
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CaptainNovember7 10th July 2009
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Dear friends, two questions to the experts: Question 1 - Can I use my Copopren panels? Copopren is a high density conglomerate...

slowflow
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slowflow 10th July 2009
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Well, I'm moving my studio to a new building this summer (very excited!!!), and I'm trying to plan the accoustic treatments in...

Amun Ra
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Ethan Winer 9th July 2009
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so what could i do to treat this room? just as a starting point if its even possible?

Jaekae
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Weasel9992 9th July 2009
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K...How does that sound. The rock wool is 2"x1.20x60 x2 (two of these) of course. What i was thinking is building a...

meymia
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Glenn Kuras 9th July 2009
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I have a friend whose company was getting rid of a bunch of the office space divider panels. He said they had rigid fiberglass in...

watermelon
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Glenn Kuras 9th July 2009
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Hello all! Greetings from Spain. I have bought a few panels of absorbent material made of hemp fibers. These are the technical...

slowflow
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JWL 9th July 2009
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Hi guys I was wondering if someone can help me out. I have just landed my first commercial property which was last used as a...

anemicrock
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1ManGarageBand 9th July 2009
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So tomorrow was supposed to be my day of working on my room acoustics. I just moved into a new place and got an awesome basement...

Insomniaclown
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Insomniaclown 8th July 2009
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I bought 12 cubicle partitions for $50 at a 2nd hand shop the other day. They are about 5ft tall each. My room is about 12ft...

Josh Rose
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kraskland 8th July 2009
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Has anyone here used a Binary Amplitude Diffusor? I'm considering integrating some in our mastering room, but can't find much...

spm_gl
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[email protected] 7th July 2009
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so i went into jewsons today in worthing (west sussex) and i managed to grab 48 panels of rws3 60kg/m3 1200x600mm (50mm...

dominic hoenig
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[email protected] 7th July 2009
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Stopped in one of the roadside fireworks places to pick some up for the 4th. This was a huge tenet. When I stepped in, it it me...

Jeffguitar
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Weasel9992 7th July 2009
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for a tracking room just for vox: given the option of losing area to build an angled wall would you take it in an already small...

rogernumber2
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Glenn Kuras 7th July 2009
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YouTube - My cr. Thats my room,now after i repaint and place my traps there im gonna want to move the whole rfz 30cm or so...

meymia
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bpape 7th July 2009
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When you use a mirror to detriment where exactly are your 1st reflection point,Who is the man lookin in the mirror? I mean...

meymia
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JWL 7th July 2009
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Hi All, I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on this. My current stands are the normal hollow metal cylindrical stands...

GrooveToad
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JWL 7th July 2009
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Hi folks, We don't seem to have much literature here about Helmhotz resonators. I understand this must be mainly due to the...

Washington
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JWL 7th July 2009
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Master Handbook of Acoustics Pages 227 -229. Here we find a room with a strong long primary mode at 47Hz. On the Waterfall plot...

DanDan
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DanDan 6th July 2009
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I bought 24x 120 60 5 60kg density rockwool and im gonna attach it (only on traps not on 1st refelction point material) to a...

meymia
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meymia 6th July 2009
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hi, just curious as to what brand of mineral wool would you recommend for building bass traps? i've read that it should be at...

ejsongs
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Weasel9992 6th July 2009
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Just wondering, while calculating binary diffusors, does anyone have a suggestion for a material somewhere between totally...

spm_gl
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spm_gl 6th July 2009
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Hi there, Just wanted to ask a question. Would you say it's worthwhile to stuff insulation in the roof ? I was thinking of a...

goneten
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goneten 6th July 2009
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Hi all, My room which doubles as me and the wifes bedroom since I got chucked out of my own room 2 years ago on arrival of my...

Kola
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Glenn Kuras 6th July 2009
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ive got a couple 2'x4' frames all done up and ready for the 4" rockwool 8lb. panels. since i have a bunch of harbor freight...

liquidorange
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Glenn Kuras 6th July 2009
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Hi I'm thinking about making DIY diffuser, I just don't know which prime and what type and what frequencies I wanna...

jrubbernek
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Nordenstam 5th July 2009
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Hello all! New user here with a few questions that i hope your insight can fix. Studio room background I'm constantly...

jnumberfive
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ScottTunes 5th July 2009
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Hi there next month i'll get a new room for my noise production bizness. That said, it is very asymmetrical and wonder if i...

Cheaper
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Cheaper 5th July 2009
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if i were to make a frame for bass traps out of cardboard would it affect the use of the bass trap any? im just thinking it would...

SlaYaN
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SlaYaN 3rd July 2009
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Hi guys. I have buy some material today and i wanna tommorow to make 2 perforated panel absorbers for my small control room. So i...

genelec79
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genelec79 3rd July 2009
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Does using just a small set of nearfields (like NS10's with no sub) diminish the acoustics of the room and require less...

Lazer Toms
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Nordenstam 2nd July 2009
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ok, so my wife and I are moving into our first house (yay!) and I have been allotted one of our 3 bedrooms (about 11x 10 x 8) to...

RockManDan
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Weasel9992 2nd July 2009
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I've attached a Sketchup picture that show the dimensions of the room in my house that we will use for tracking. Here are some...

jacksonburn
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Glenn Kuras 2nd July 2009
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I will soon put a floor in my new tracking room but are not sure what type of wood I should chose. Do I get a lot high freq from...

Faderix
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Glenn Kuras 2nd July 2009
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Ok so I never put much thought into tuning a room until today so I downloaded a test tone, played it through my monitors recorded...

dysenterygary
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Glenn Kuras 1st July 2009
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I'm thinking about treating my corners with super chucks corner bass traps, or just the regular "straddling across corners...

jrubbernek
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Weasel9992 1st July 2009
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Hello. I am finally ready to spend some $$$ on some treatment and I would like to know if putting 4 2'x2' panels in the four...

foamboy
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spm_gl 1st July 2009
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I've attached a Sketchup picture that shows the dimensions of the room in my house that we will use for monitoring. Here are some...

jacksonburn
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Glenn Kuras 1st July 2009
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Hi slutz Trying to acoustically treat my room for the first time! I was thinking of buying the London 12a's but I thought i'd...

The_Controllers
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Weasel9992 30th June 2009
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I'm in a temporary room and know how bad foam stuff is. But because this is temporary and I can't spend too much money for it, I...

inayat
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soundslikejoe 30th June 2009
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I came across this material sold by a local company in Boston, MA. Anyone seen or used this before? Is it helpful at all in a...

Bflat
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spm_gl 30th June 2009
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JWL 30th June 2009
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K so no owens corning in israel ,found these: This is ROCK WOOL not fiber glass. 2" 120 cm on 60cm 60kg...

meymia
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Weasel9992 29th June 2009
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Hi all. I recently bought 4 bass traps sized 4' L x 2' W x 6" Thick. They are from a very reputable maker of bass traps that...

Rev2010
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greenears 29th June 2009
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ok ok - I know foam is not popular here, but in my weak defense, I purchased it in ignorance - then I found gearslutz and did a...

aaeronn
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chrisrnps 29th June 2009
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Is this OK to do? I know it doesn't matter really for bass traps, but what about absorption for early reflections? Doesn't the...

sensorium
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Ethan Winer 28th June 2009
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K im still contemplating wether buying or building...and i looked but theres no owens corning dealer in israel.... And since...

meymia
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meymia 27th June 2009
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Sorry for then question bombardment... Is the kind of the fabric in which the fiber glass is wrapped inside matters ? (all...

meymia
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spm_gl 27th June 2009

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