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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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DanDan 3rd April 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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Over time I have noted that various posters have discovered actual Gas Flow Resistivity figures for commonly used materials. I...

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ReDRuMx 35 minutes ago
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For a number of reasons I need to build studio monitors into the wall, flush without protruding into the studio. I'm going to...

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dinococcus 1 hour ago
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Which kind of fiberglass/rockwool? Do they sell premade wood frames? Or do I buy wood, screws? Are there any plastic or...

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Brent Hahn 1 hour ago
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Hi, Over the last four years I've run a little studio out of the basement of an arts building in Manchester, UK. It's done...

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KommanderKeen 5 hours ago
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I've heard that "the room is the most importanat piece of equipment" when it comes to mixing -- and I believe it. I...

CJ Runner
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ZenEagle 14 hours ago
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CrankyRayHanky 21 hours ago
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Good day, What are your suggestions on ways to reduce sound coming thru hallways (See attached pictures for reference) into...

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Bushman 22 hours ago
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Hi im tryin to sound proof my room or reduce noise transmiting as much as possible. someoone recommended me to use MLV aka mass...

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bukarin 22 hours ago
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I’m turning my 1-car garage into a piano teaching studio. Although this is a forum for recording studio acoustics, I’m hoping...

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avare 23 hours ago
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ok im trying to treat my room as im finding it difficult to mix down my tracks especially the low end. i had tried sonarworks and...

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fersy 1 day ago
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There's so much information on the internet nowadays, and it gets very overwhelming/confusing. I sent a Personalized Room...

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kalmoa 1 day ago
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As I've read on this thread, Mitsubishi seems the way to go for mini split. I've read that buying a system powerful enough to...

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danyull 1 day 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 1 day ago
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Hi All, Just to paint the picture and give anybody kind enough to read and assess this an idea what i'm dealing with - I have a...

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gayjay 1 day ago
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Along with bass traps, are 2" panels enough? Is any brand with good reviews (and not some noname Chinese company using...

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minervx 1 day ago
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Im currently building some corner superchunk bass traps (approx 32inch face and 23inches deep) Was wondering what would be the...

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Jens Eklund 1 day ago
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Room in general: basement of a small house . No direct neighbours, no car traffic, rarely airplanes, so pretty quiet Room Size:...

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Mike's Mix Room 1 day ago
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I was wanting to get some ideas. Has anyone here covered their ceiling in fabric? If so, please post some pics and how you did it.

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mikeyrad 2 days ago
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I recall hearing someone in a video or post, possible from a speaker manufacturer, saying that one would get better sound from...

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almope 2 days ago
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I've been reading a lot on GS, read the Ethan's test about density etc but I still don't understand a couple of things regarding...

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ReDRuMx 2 days ago
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I finally own a house. In this house I have a wee little room I plan to make my music den. I want it to be a room for...

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danthonymusic 2 days ago
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This is probably a dumb question but screw it. I’m just curious for an explanation! So why is it preferential in a tracking...

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Brent Hahn 2 days ago
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i do not want to staple or glue anything to my recently finished walls so i am looking to go with hooking some noise canceling...

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samix2106 3 days ago
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Hi guys! I am having problems with my UMIK-1 which seems to be going crazy. I looked around for more measurement mics and...

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HKhz 3 days ago
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Hello I live in Australia, and am wanting to make some DIY bass traps. The only insulation i can find in Australia is the...

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praash 3 days ago
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Hello, I want to build corner bass traps but don't have the luxury of doing superchunk/fill style traps. I've already built...

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Jason Foi 3 days ago
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As some of you might have seen in this subforum, I am moving to a new room. No traffic, no noise is coming in, a very quite...

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Mike's Mix Room 3 days ago
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I've recently created a writing space in a fairly small (14' x 14' minus 3.5' x 5.5' closet in one corner) top-floor room in my...

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12ax7 3 days ago
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Sorry for the newbie question, but I'd like some advice on acoustic treatment in a small VO booth with a sloped ceiling. I...

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TinmanDan 4 days ago
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Hi folks.. I have a ground level studio, 1500 square feet all open, 13 foot ceilings. There is a ceiling that is drywall...

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RyanC 4 days ago
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Obviously space is an issue, for a machine room, but I'm curious, do any of you pros, semi-pros, or amateurs have a machine room?...

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endorka 4 days ago
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Hey guys... I have teamed up with a few local businessmen in the north of England to build a brand new commercial recording...

Shadow Puppets
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Shadow Puppets 4 days ago
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Jason Foi 4 days ago
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OK so i'm setting up my studio in an existing room which measures 3.5m wide x 5m long. Now let's assume that both noise escaping...

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Jason Foi 4 days ago
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Hello All, Just moved into a new house with a room in the basement that will serve as a studio/mixing room (approx. 12.25 feet...

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Jason Foi 5 days ago
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Hi guys, So I've recently got a decent amount of absorbers and traps. Traps in corners and absorb panels on the reflection...

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DanDan 5 days ago
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Hey guys, I gonna build limp bass traps for back wall. Have a question about vinyl membrane fitting. So idea is to use 50mm...

Luke Skywalker
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Mike's Mix Room 6 days ago
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Hi All, I’m constructing a music studio in my old basement garage, and there are electrical junction boxes in the existing...

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Jason Foi 6 days ago
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Hi all, Long time lurker here, I've recently moved into a house with a potentially great room for music making. The...

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avare 1 week ago
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I've used AMROC a great deal but wasn't aware of AMRAY. Am I the only one? Damn. I've been using Sketchup to do my ray tracing...

Mike's Mix Room
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DPower 1 week ago
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I wasn't sure which topic this will fall into but.. My master bedroom has a gigantic window and right in front of it, I have...

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wjddnwls 1 week ago
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Hi all, I'm building a bunch of roxul rockboard panels and need fabric to cover the backs (am using auralax type foam panels I...

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mrpinkdonttip 1 week ago
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Posts contained private data about my room and were deleted again after there was no further feedback regarding the described...

Rob Gordon
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akebrake 1 week ago
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Hello, After reading DanDan post on desk reflection I resize my desk and speaker placement. I have a big dip around 650. I...

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jhbrandt 1 week ago
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Heard good thick rubber flooring could be used for good soundproofing. Is this true? As the price on this is very nice for what...

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jhbrandt 1 week ago
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Could any of you GIK guys clarify something for me? I want to know what the differences are in scattering/diffusion in your...

Temple of Light
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eddievanwailin 1 week ago
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Click here to get the DIY Diffuser Blueprints] Hey guys, You might recall that I was going to give away free blueprints for...

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danthonymusic 1 week ago
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Hi there! I'm planning to build my house and I want to include my home studio in there. I'm an electronic music producer...

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avare 1 week ago
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I built this a few weeks ago, but at the time, the guy I built it for didn't want me to share the the details... Finally managed...

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danthonymusic 1 week ago
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I am looking to ventilate a studio control room of around 2200 cubic feet and my research may have some holes. I would really...

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Jason Foi 1 week ago


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