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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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Hi, What is a Helmholtz resonator and how does it limit standing wave problems. can I build them and what will I need? Are there...

Country Rockstar
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Country Rockstar 42 minutes ago
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Goal: Have a sound proof (as close as I can get it) vocal booth to record vocals in. current situation: I have the se...

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pief 56 minutes 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 hour ago
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First of all, thank you all for mentioning both choice to me. If I have a power conditioner like...

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rockman413 2 hours ago
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Im needing Something easy to take up and take down. Ive checked out Audimute, Ebay, and Markertek. Ive looked into moving...

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cetanorak 3 hours ago
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Hi! I've built a 2 feet or 60 cm deep absorber covering the back wall. 40 cm of rockwool, 20 cm airgap and slats on top. See...

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DanDan 4 hours ago
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Hello! After many inspirational threads here I decided to go public too. The more thoughts the merrier. ;) Long story short:...

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DanDan 5 hours ago
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I am currently at the ventilation stage for a control room. I would like to clarify a few things for my build regarding the...

Marco Marinescu
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RyanC 6 hours ago
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I am in the process of building a small cinema room in my garage, and debating whether I should go with a baffle wall up front...

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McDuff 6 hours ago
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Hello, All of the above soundclips are used in the process of decoupling walls/ ceilings to prevent sound vibrations from...

cat alley
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cat alley 6 hours ago
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Hey there! I am about to build some panels from rockwool and I need some suggestions or guidance for what kind of panels needed...

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mpkrishnadev 15 hours ago
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Hi all I'm about to move in to a new flat where the living area is a half attic space (link to diagram) of about 137 m^3 or...

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plodsmeade 21 hours ago
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I have a pair of these in my home studio...

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DanDan 1 day ago
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So I have been researching the concept of HVAC and trying to figure out which system is best for a basement studio. Ductless mini...

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eljefe 1 day ago
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Hi, I've just done a quick frequency capture using pink noise into Span at the mixing position with a Behringer ecm8000. Is it...

hello people
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hello people 1 day ago
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As mentioned in the subject i have problem with Right side producing more low frequencies (louder) then the left side. Tried...

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Gitaarwerk 2 days ago
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Hi everyone, if you were building a studio from the ground, what would your ideal room decay be? Best suited or aimed for a great...

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deedeeyeah 2 days ago
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Hi all, I am building a soundproofed rehearsal drum space in an old outbuilding so that I can practice drums without annoying...

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EdgarTPeaceful 2 days ago
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Hi there I am considering converting an old jam room into a mixing studio. During my research, I found that my room size might...

Zombie Manatee
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Bushman 2 days ago
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If a room is designed from scratch as a no compromise mixing setup, how much treatment would actually be needed apart from the...

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Jason Foi 2 days ago
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Just finished a second round of treatment addressing the wall to ceiling corners. Everything is 4” of OC703 or Eco core except...

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Jason Foi 2 days ago
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What is the utility of the fins in QRD's? I've been looking over QRD calculators and I want to put a significant amount of...

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pencilextremist 2 days ago
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Hey everybody! Preface: I'm completely out of my element here with soundproofing and room treatment; I don't know very much...

The Magna Carta
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johndykstra 3 days ago
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In searching previous threads, I came across the name George Augspurger as the man to call for smaller/lower budget studio...

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BillEBell 3 days ago
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Hello everyone My studio is located in my basement, and in terms of noise coming from the outside, the window which photo you...

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Jason Foi 3 days ago
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Sorry if this has already been covered. Ive been doing extensive searching to find some high quality build guides for Acoustic...

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beau_mckee 3 days ago
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I've got a lamp dimmer placed about a foot away from a KRK Rokit 8. The dimmer causes my lamp to emit a very light buzzing...

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melolagniac 3 days ago
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Hey guys, So I was thinking of using some curved pegboard in front of 3" Rockwool Comfortboard in standard 2' x 4'...

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avare 3 days ago
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DanDan 4 days ago
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I have to hang six diffusors, which means that I will be spending $360 just in Primacoustic's SlipNots. Primacoustic SlipNot...

Jeff Hayat
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vankloot 4 days ago
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In 2011 I studied Gearslutz and Rod Gervais's book and with helpful advice I put together this 15 sq.m (161 sq. ft.) songwriting...

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ODDprdctncz 4 days ago
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Hi all, Although it looks like I'm a total newbie, I just forgot my previous username and password as I haven't had the...

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Purelythemusic 5 days ago
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I'm looking into some light diffusion for a small room. I'd consider quadratic but my room is most likely too small and irregular...

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zedsdeadbaby 5 days ago
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I'm thinking about covering a wall with some artificial topiary like...

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johndykstra 5 days ago
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So I'm working on placing my reference monitors and I've come to a crossroads. Most information I find says that ideally you want...

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DanDan 5 days ago
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I have virtually no room treatment right now so I'm interested in some budget acoustic options. I'm very skeptical about these...

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alexpander 5 days ago
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Running out of wall space. Coupla standard wall posters, one w Guitar Scales, one with Guitar Chords. Nice to have up, and...

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JayTee4303 5 days ago
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Hello, I am half way through converting my garage into a soundproofed drum room using the two leaf ‘room within a room’...

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EdgarTPeaceful 5 days ago
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I feel like I should know this, but I realized while I was researching the best way to build this kind of door system and hang...

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Superfuzzyfrog 5 days ago
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Hi everyone, I have spent quite some time treating my room and browsing this forum, thanks a lot for all the tips and the...

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vonstein 5 days ago
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In my garage studio build I have a lighting fixture that will run along the center of the vaulted ceiling for most of the width...

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johndykstra 5 days ago
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Hi folks, i am building a cabin in my back yard to use as a home studio and knowing little about electrics i am not sure what i...

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Speedskater 6 days ago
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Hi Everyone, I’m just about to buy some GIK panels for my rather small room (mainly stereo listening and mixing room), and was...

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Alfama 6 days ago
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I'm having some trouble here, deciding which way to go. I am in the process of a small home cinema build in my garage and...

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McDuff 6 days ago
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Hi everyone, I hope you are OK, and will be able to help me with which room to use as my home studio. I have the option of two...

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Konan 6 days ago
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How many times have I walked into a control room with a Neve or an SSL and racks of the gear these forums are made of, only to...

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formusic 6 days ago
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So my friend has a room where he converted to a mini tracking room specifically to cut vocals. We have several projects...

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Krush411 6 days ago
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Hiya. As a very inexperienced builder, I'd like to ask something quite silly. I'm looking for a Rockwool roll as I'm...

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Jason Foi 6 days ago
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Hi, I recently got a pair of '70s JVC/Victor SX-3 speakers at Goodwill. They're a decently rare speaker here in the US, from...

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kmaster 6 days ago
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This is not the only room available to me, but it is the most convenient at the moment, and I keep getting pushed back into it....

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Jason Foi 1 week ago


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