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CR room temperature when mixing
Old 28th April 2007
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CR room temperature when mixing

Hey guys,

I was just wondering, how many people pays attention to the room tmperature when mixing....??

the reason is, that for a while I've been messing around with that and came to the conclusion that I hear better and feel confortable mixing at around 74 degrees... when the room get warmer I feel I don't hear the high as well as lower temperatures...

I'm aware that temperature affects the sounds, but latetly I've been paying a little bit more attention to that with great results.

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Old 28th April 2007
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When I mix below 60 degrees, I find that my teeth chattering really gets in the way of hearing the midrange.

I know temperature affects the speed of sound, but would it really make much of a difference in mixing? Since it's not frequency dependent, that is. I suppose it would alter your room modes though, shift them all up or down slightly maybe?
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I get your point and maybe is just a mental thing (that why I was asking)...As far as I can remember, temperature won't affect the frecuancies, but it will change the speed and diretion of sound (not sure is the rigth word, but I mean the hotter the longest the sound goes and it goes up a little bit more) and that why I was feeling that temperature was affecting my listening.

I doesn't really affect my mixes....but I do feel that the room does sound better at a colder tempearture (not that hotter sounds bad, but different...speacially in the high frecuencies)....I don't know if it is a acoustical thing, just my mind playing tricks or another fator could be how the equipoment behave at a colder temperature....

Anyone else??
Old 28th April 2007
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Anyone else??

Nah, I think it just has more to do with your comfort level. I don't believe the temperature within the normal range in a room (65-80) is going to have any audible affect on sound waves/direction/reflections etc.
Old 29th April 2007
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Temperature makes a difference but humidity makes a huge difference.
Old 29th April 2007
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as long is not over 80 Degrees and I have a good coffee I am happy!heh
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