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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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WillijU 13th January 2018
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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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DanDan 29th November 2017
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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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Hi everyone. This is my first thread in this forum … :lol: Since we on a nearly daily basis see posts featuring graphs from...

Jens Eklund
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jcjr 30th July 2014
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Hey Gang, I'm opening up my first studio and am super excited! This has been a dream of mine for years, and now the hard work...

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shortyboyboy 8 minutes ago
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What's up guys? I need advice on getting better acoustics in my room. My dry vocal takes seem to have a lot of low end...

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BillBillings 14 minutes ago
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Just wondering if anything can be done with a 2.4m x 2.4m x 2.4m room (about 8ft in each dimension). I'm recording direct, but...

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Radial185 19 minutes ago
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Could someone please tell me why people build LEDE rooms still? Also, for mixing isn't a RFZ with only absorption on the back...

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DanDan 50 minutes ago
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Hi guys. In the past few weeks I've been reading many threads here, hoping to educate myself a bit and not make many mistakes...

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DanDan 1 hour ago
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Hi, This is bugging me for some time now, and i know it might be impossible to achieve, but would a mastering room without any...

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DanDan 2 hours ago
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Hello everybody, ive grown a serious interest in treating the acoustics in my room. Ive been bed room producing for 4 years now...

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Joezerony 4 hours ago
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Hello all, i've just completed a REW measurement of my room after adding significant amount of 4" traps from GIK and 4"...

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vsthalion 4 hours ago
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So I'm converting my 20'x20' garage into a work office and project studio. It won't have a separate control room. The garage...

Bill Hambone
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DanDan 4 hours ago
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Hello GS, I have three sliding glass doors in my studio... two on the north wall, one on the south wall. The two on the north...

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nikoli 4 hours ago
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Hey guys, I am new here. But I think I am in the right place :) (I hope!). I have accomplished the dream of a lifetime: having...

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ketar 5 hours ago
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Hey all im new to using the REW software and i cant for the life of me figure out how to calibrate my interface. Im using the...

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Grzesiek 7 hours ago
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Hello my dear GS'ers I just started my music production/DJ passion more seriously a couple of months ago, I'm really in the...

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thedberg 8 hours ago
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Hi, Moving into a new room soon and roughing out my acoustical plans. Dimensions are as follows: 14’ 3” L x 10’10”...

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aleatoric 9 hours ago
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Hello all, This is my first post here, although I have been lurking for quite awhile. So many of my searches end up on this...

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scae1 9 hours ago
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So I've read that "regular foam" isn't the same as "acoustic foam"... and I understand the difference is in...

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nikoli 11 hours ago
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Can anyone recommend a formaldehyde-free, low GFR material that is available from big box stores in the U.S. (Home Depot,...

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DanDan 12 hours ago
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Greetings all! Starting in the corners, I am in the process of trying to create a dry sounding space for recording upright bass,...

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wretchasketch 12 hours ago
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From what I understand, soffit mounting speakers helps minimise SBIR between the speaker and the front wall. I suppose this is...

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Jens Eklund 13 hours ago
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Hello everybody, This is a new thread for an improved diffusive small control room acoustic design for surround and stereo...

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avare 14 hours ago
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Hi People, I have a rectangular room 11.5'W x 18.5'L x 8'H which has been converted into a studio, to be used mainly for...

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mrfye17 15 hours ago
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Hi, I stumbled accross this site whilst researching creating a drum rehearsal room in a brick built outbuilding. I had visited...

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beeboss 16 hours ago

Hi, I am looking to get a pair of Q7D diffusers to compliment the rest of my room and have a top price of around £300/ 350 Euro...

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Glenn Kuras 17 hours ago
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Hello :) new to GS forum. Recently ive really been getting into optimizing the acoustics for my home theater. First I looked for...

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Chris863 19 hours ago
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Hi, I just moved into a guest house to avoid dealing with noise complaints in the future and would really like some advice on...

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FreshProduce 22 hours ago
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I am wondering out loud here about at what point does a membrane, such as pegboard, hardboard, MDF etc, become a barrier to...

Temple of Light
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Temple of Light 23 hours ago
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So I've got one tech thats telling me I need a 9,000 BTU Mitsubishi mini split, and another telling me to go with a 12,000 BTU...

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Mike Couzzi 1 day ago
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Lets say I have used broadband absorption in my room but I still have a few axial modes @ 120hz, 114hz, 90hz, 80hz, 62hz that I...

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attaboy_jhb 1 day ago
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The frequency response of my monitors is 39 Hz–20 kHz, ±1.5 dB. When I listen to a sine wave sweep from 20hz to 20khz, from...

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logjamparty 1 day ago
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In vocal tracking room, I am building a V shape gobo to put behind the singer. Using OC 703. Should the vocal gobo be 4 inches...

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DanDan 1 day ago
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I have a long rectangular room which will be my hybrid control room / live room and I need a storage area so I was thinking of...

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Glenn Kuras 1 day ago
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Hi guys, I have taken over a studio space which I´m running with a friend at the moment. We have a small recording room,...

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DanDan 1 day ago
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Do you guys think I could get a decent sound with acoustic treatment in my living room of my home? The room size is 12 x 20, with...

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Glenn Kuras 1 day ago
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I know the image is not great but there are two acoustic treatments on the wall behind. Can anyone make out what they are?

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Jason Foi 1 day ago
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Hi all, I'm going to make a modular studio desk out of 4040 aluminium profile. The idea is to create a fully adjustable desk that...

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Jens Eklund 1 day ago
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Hello everyone, I would like to put bass traps straddling a corner that has a door. I would like to put the 2 traps on top of...

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dreckdirect 2 days ago
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Hi all: Summary of question - where should I orient my mixing desk? It's been a while since I've been in this forum as my...

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Noise Coalition 2 days ago
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I wanted to know what would happen if you you took a small room 9.5 x 9.5 and covered it completely in diffusers? An All...

Josh Richman
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Josh Richman 2 days ago
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I'm am moving into a new space for recording and am looking for suggestions. See the attached files for a layout. And other files...

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Jason Foi 2 days ago
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Hey guys, I've used REW a million times before. Today I suddenly can't get a signal coming in. I see a signal loud and clear...

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Dogus 2 days ago
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Hi, For over 10 years I've been checking Gearslutz but just now signed in to share my experience with the room...

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Dogus 2 days ago
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One my projects for this year is to make listening to music in my living room more enjoyable. The room is a 16 m² room (4,08 m...

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johannburkard 2 days ago
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Hi folks, I'm in the process of designing a music studio as a second floor addition over my two door garage. I'm looking for...

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Tommy_M 2 days ago
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I see that some manufacturers of acoustic treatment products offer a studio design service, or at least, recommendations on where...

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deejayen 2 days ago
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Hi all, didn’t want to steal others threads so here it goes. I have a concrete room for my studio, low ceiling which is not...

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Deckdaddy 2 days ago
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Hi All, First time in the forums! I've been planning a build at the bottom of my garden, easily 30m from the house, and i was...

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Starlight 2 days ago
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Hello, I am planning a new room and want to flush mount the first time. I still planned a few rooms with the LEDE principle and...

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knightonabicycle 2 days ago
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I just finished building 12 panels (6x2" & 6x4")... Regarding Placement of the bass traps in corner. Is it fine...

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jazzmik2000 2 days ago
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EDIT : i'm going to update the REW graph of the current progess at the bottom of this message Original post : Hello guys,...

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Jpastor 2 days ago
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Over on John Sayers site it says: There are basically two ways to control low frequencies: Acoustic Hangers & Panel...

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beeboss 2 days ago


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