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It is with a heavy heart that I received the news this morning that Francis Manzella of FM Designs passed away...

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Wes Lachot 21st September 2020
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Measuring Room Acoustics Intro Acoustic Measuring Software of decent quality has become very affordable. This has led to many...

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pencilextremist 16th September 2020
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In the last few months I have received a number of requests from forum users regarding the creation of a sticky post listing...

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Northward 29th December 2019
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If you're looking for the quickest way to get started, I suggest checking out 1c, 2b, and 2a. These briefly and simply cover the...

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HSLand 22nd October 2019
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Hi everyone. This is my first thread in this forum … :lol: Since we on a nearly daily basis see posts featuring graphs from...

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Jens Eklund 26th April 2019
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I've been working on a design for my studio, and I've come to this point. The original thread was called "How Much Space...

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Temple of Light 22nd February 2017
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I moved into a new house last year and finally had a (somewhat imperfect) room to put my project studio in. I read a lot on...

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BJosephs 2 minutes ago
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Hey all howdy So I have Adam A7x's on Iso Acoustic stands, on my desk. I need to raise the speakers by a few inches, but don't...

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Jason Foi 35 minutes ago
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I have a window on my rear wall that I've been advised to place freestanding bass traps in front of. However, I don't want to...

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Kyle P. Gushue 56 minutes ago
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Hello My room is 330x240x205cm after acoustic treatment, 450x300x235 before. I have two K+H O 300 speakers (the previous...

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deedeeyeah 3 hours ago
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After nearly three months of research, experimentation/troubleshooting, and a bunch of expenditure, I have arrived at a brick...

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Craig G 5 hours ago
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Hello Everyone! I'm having a house and a home studio built, and the construction is supposed to start in about 1.5 - 2 months....

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Jason Foi 5 hours ago
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Greetings earthlings. My intimidating helmet is extremely large and instills fear just as I desire, but sound just seems to...

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Jason Foi 8 hours ago
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Hey there howdy First of all, I want yall to know ive spent countless hours this week browsing and reading about this topic on...

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johannburkard 9 hours ago
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Hi, I would like like to reduce the noise (particularly bass) that comes from my loft studio into the rest of the house. From...

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orbita 9 hours ago
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Hi everyone! Another long time lurker here with my own room and set of questions! :) My room is 350 x 420 x 290cm (width x length...

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EikkaKuikka 9 hours ago
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opinions? EDIT: I was asking about SPL Frequency Analysis. But open to opinions on all graph types!

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johannburkard 9 hours ago
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Hey guys, i m sorry if i m posting in the wrong thread, i m new here and this is my first post. I m finishing my home theatre...

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johannburkard 10 hours ago
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Hi, I'm in running a room treatment of my listening room (hifi and home theater room). I made a rfz zone with broadband panel of...

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kludgeaudio 12 hours ago
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Hello fellow gearslutz. Long time reader first time poster. In a few months I will be moving, and in my new place I will have...

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Thorbjoern 15 hours ago
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Hi! I plan on covering the rest of my small studio room with GIK panels. I have everything measured out but I am not sure...

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Northward 17 hours ago
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My wife and I are building an addition to our current home. We are adding a new master suite, and a smallish music room for...

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avare 22 hours ago
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Thank you in advance to anyone who reads this and even more so for anyone who shares advice or who can point my attention in...

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avare 23 hours ago
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Hi all, I've read through many of the threads and other web articles, but when applying best practice advice to my studio's...

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nomido 1 day ago
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Hey everyone, new here. Getting back into music (15 years being a single dad I gave up my gear & went motocross racing...

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racer808 1 day ago
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Looking for advice on getting started setting up my new studio in my new space. The house is new to me, the speakers are so new...

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ChickenRob 1 day ago
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Folks, I'm looking to treat a room in my house, which has some limitations.. it looks like I won't be able to get any panels...

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thethrillfactor 1 day ago
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Hello, If building a "room in a room" in a basement, how would one go about decoupling the existing metal support...

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NewEngland_Drums 1 day ago
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Hi. I'm playing with speaker position in my rather small partially treated room (L x W x H = 4265 x 3665 x 2995 mm) and given...

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orbita 1 day ago
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The guidance I’ve gotten on my build in my original thread has been very helpful, thanks all. Because that thread was...

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Burstwurst 1 day ago
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Would foam, rubber/neoprene or tape work instead of acoustic caulk/sealant? I need something that’s later easy to remove. I’m...

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yodriges123 1 day ago
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Hello, I was looking at the GIK Acoustics website for their 5.25" thick 244 panel absorbers. I attached the sabins chart...

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avare 1 day ago
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My windows are thin, so I'm making insulation blocks to fit over them to help block out road noise. What I'd like to know is:...

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Starlight 2 days ago
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Hi guys We have a door which we do not use anymore (leads to another office) which we would like to sound proof as much as...

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Hastarot 2 days ago
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Wanting to build some early reflection acoustic panels using Knauf rigid insulation. The guy at the store ask if I wanted foil...

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OLDNOOB 2 days ago
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I may be crazy but thinking of trying this. The desks I see for sale are IMO ridiculously overpriced for what you get and most...

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bill5 2 days ago
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Hi everyone, we are planning to build a room to be able to mix our livestream/broadcast mix in there. We have some open...

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coreyspencer 2 days ago
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Hello everyone - new account here, I'm looking through previous posts but I'm not seeing a specific question that I have, maybe...

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Sharp11 2 days ago
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This is probably a dumb question but I’d appreciate guidance on this: I intend on making and recording music in my 20’x20’...

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coreyspencer 2 days ago
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Hi all, Recently posted a thread about how to go about designing/building new studio. I only got 1 response, perhaps the post...

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Kyle P. Gushue 2 days ago
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Im in the process of finishing my basement and will be making my home studio down there. In my current room I have had an...

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Kyle P. Gushue 3 days ago
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I am currently building a small studio: there will be 2 separate rooms, a control and a recording room. I am a guitarist, so I...

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avare 3 days ago
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Greetings! After many hours of online research for the best acoustical position for my home studio, i finally decided to face...

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Kyle P. Gushue 3 days ago
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I put my Adam S3A's in a cavity in the wall that has heavily 703 insulation. should I set it deep, should I square it up front? ...

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Sircalhobz 3 days ago
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Hi, I'm living in a new and very quiet building. I do some music production on my computer but I'm also a guitarist and...

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Bushman 3 days ago
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I plan on constructing a room inside a room in the future and would like to dampen low frequencies as much as possible that might...

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yodriges123 3 days ago
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Howdy. Any thoughts on how successful building a cardboard room would be? In theory you could still get pleasant reflections...

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trybiculuskarton 3 days ago
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Hello there, I recently bought a Krk Ergo for my studio. Installed it, and felt it really did a good job. The low end sounded...

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Panelhead 3 days ago
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Hi, I've just bought a use KRK Ergo as a way of trying Room Perfect in my poor-sounding room which has significant bass issues...

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Panelhead 4 days ago
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So I'm finishing up my home studio, and all that's really left is the treatment of the walls. I have doors in awkward places...

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Bhobs 4 days ago
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Hi all, We're currently building a studio inside a barn, we've built the frame/drywall etc as a completely decoupled building....

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CarlosMythos 4 days ago
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Hello, Wood sizes are strange. The 1x5 is actually 4.5" wide, and the 1x4 is 3.5" wide. So if you want to build...

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zakofalltrades 4 days ago
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Hello, Next week I'm gonna finally move. I ve decided to build a studio on this room. I m planning to buy some microphone...

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kide 4 days ago
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Some piece of gear in my home studio is causing a short but I don’t know which one. How would I go about diagnosing this? I...

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coreyspencer 4 days ago
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I'm looking into treatment for my room. I plan to put front corner traps, side and overhead first reflection panels. However,...

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Bushman 5 days ago
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Hey gang, I need to make my own TRS balanced cables for my powered studio monitors (Yamaha HS8's) And need to confirm i've...

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tyerac 5 days ago


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