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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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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 1 hour ago
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I'm thinking about covering a wall with some artificial topiary like...

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johndykstra 1 hour ago
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I've seen numbers stating that 83dB is the safest listening level for eight hours of listening in a day. But there is...

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DanDan 1 hour ago
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Hi all, I've been lurking and reading for a while now, trying to put together what is the best way to improve my spare bedroom...

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jrl 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 6 hours 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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pfg 6 hours 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 6 hours 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 7 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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johnnyc 11 hours 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 11 hours 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 12 hours 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 14 hours 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 16 hours 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 18 hours 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 21 hours 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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bert stoltenborg 23 hours 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 day ago
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I have a 7'8" ceiling in my control room that has a suspended ceiling. I currently have ceiling clouds over mix position. I...

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DanDan 1 day ago
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I recently started treating (building and placing bass traps) and testing my room acoustically. However I have recently run into...

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DanDan 1 day ago
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Hi I´ve been lurking here on the acoustics forums for a while enjoying the information and the confusion created in my...

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DanDan 1 day 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 2 days ago
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I have these windows here (pics): I'm building 4" Roxul bass trap panels with 1.0+ NCR ratings...

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elegentdrum 2 days ago
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* numbers are for Pound/cubic foot well i'm in israel and this is pretty much my options the...

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adiahha 2 days ago
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Hi guys I'm based in the UK have a setup in my room located in the garden (pretty much in a big shed) with no acoustic...

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Jason Foi 2 days ago
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I was reading a lot about basstrap and I saw a lot of models some good looking others done by companies ... but what draws my...

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GuilhermOliveira 2 days ago
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I'm revamping my entire bedroom oriented more for studio use. Putting up panels, a fake wall and installing some new lighting. I...

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aspen1135 2 days ago
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Some are (including me) scared of fiberglass particles from acoustic panels escaping into the air so I did a test with a particle...

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SoundPimp 3 days 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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ths61 3 days ago
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In late summer I hope to add a small vocal booth to my apartment, and I’m trying to figure out how to build an airborne-sound...

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Valspar 3 days ago
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I'm about to embark on some audio book recording and I'm in a less than ideal situation in a small room so I need a vocal mic...

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Owen L T 3 days ago
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Hello, I asked for advice here in the past year about building my own bass traps and a lot of nice folks helped me out, so I...

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dramis 3 days ago
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Hello Guys! New to the forum, so thanks for any input ahead of time. I live on the gulf coast and about to go through the...

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gator04 3 days ago
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Hey folks. I'm building a small HOME studio. We have a small cottage house in the backyard. The space is fairly remote. We...

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henryrobinett 4 days 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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johndykstra 4 days ago
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hi there after i opened a thread about a floating bass trap deck witch seems to be a bad idea. RyanC segested that i float my sub...

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johndykstra 4 days ago
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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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doom3crazy 4 days ago
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Hi, I'm starting to build my baffle boxes for my fresh air system, as well as plan my HVAC system. I had some materials...

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eljefe 5 days ago
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Hello, I was hoping that some of you might be able to point me in the right direction with my room. I created a bunch of bass...

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neopl 5 days ago
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Something i've always been a little confused about was how room modes interact with walls of different density. So if you have...

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Jens Eklund 5 days ago
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hi there i just moved my little studio to my new room and i realy want to make floating floor (more like a bass trap deck) myself...

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adiahha 6 days ago


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