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Prior to last week my tracking room had carpet on floor and a cloud over drum area. Remainder of ceiling is untreated. I have...

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audiothings 15th March 2013
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I'm a newbie here and just getting started building my personal home studio.I'm seeking advice on the construction and sound...

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gullfo 15th March 2013
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Hi Ethan, I had recently made around 30 panels of size 4'x2' using 4" thick compressed fibreglass. The panels have been...

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Jolida 15th March 2013
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Hi, I'm starting a mobile recording studio business. Where I am from, there is a lot of small remote communities that don't...

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Nuuk 15th March 2013
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Hi there! I'd like to know if some of you were successful in measuring the frequency response of microphones and/or pre-amps...

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sunland records 14th March 2013
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on top of my controll room i have neighbors living, and i want to do my best to keep the sound from going upstairs. the bare...

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ronydarippa 14th March 2013
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Hi there guys. I was hoping someone could help me. I'm looking to get some bass traps for my small studio. The room is...

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Glenn Kuras 14th March 2013
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Hello All, Long time lurker seldom poster. I have a small mixing/tracking room. It is 11ft wide and 11'6" deep. I spent a...

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pcpercussion 14th March 2013
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Hi all, I've been reading and reading, and about to order a bunch of rockwool, but I gave pause realizing I should really ask...

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Syncamorea 14th March 2013
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I posted the same thread in the newbie forum, but thought I'd post it here too. Hope it's ok. Basically I want to turn a room...

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Kaziel 14th March 2013
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Hi All, I have a 6'x6' window in my studio leading that let's in sound from passing cars and trucks, people walking by and...

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gullfo 14th March 2013
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Hello! I am quite new to recording. I mainly want to write songs (record vocals + guitar), and the rest will be done on the...

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Glenn Kuras 14th March 2013
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I'm looking for the best options to install glass to a window frame for a tight seal. I have the frame completed and will...

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Rod Gervais 14th March 2013
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I have read a lot of info on this and see that the 38% is the best starting place but, would it benefit me to not only be 38%...

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Jens Eklund 14th March 2013
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Hi everybody! I need some serious help again. A friend of mine and myself are building our first little professional...

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Ethan Winer 13th March 2013
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Hi, Below my studio is a commercial space. The business that were there ran a loud car audio shop. My landlord had his guys...

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glibgabe 13th March 2013
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Hi guys, I was measuring my room today and everything was ok in the afternoon, but now, 2AM when I measured with REW it gave me...

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DanDan 13th March 2013
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Hi guys, I'm about to move into my first home and I plan to upgrade my control room from a small room in an apartment into a...

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davegagne 13th March 2013
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Hi guys, I'm looking at Soundproofing my Ceiling for my new studio. At the moment, there are Asbestos Sheets which I cannot...

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MAzevedo 13th March 2013
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Hey Guys! Long time Creeper, First time poster! Anyways I have been having some issues with my monitor set up and placement...

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Audio X 13th March 2013
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I'm creating a studio in an isolated part of the world, where I want to sell a 'recording holiday' package. Other than the...

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Luke.O 12th March 2013
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Hello all! First time poster (yeah, I know..), long time midnight-stalker of these forums. First off, you all rock....

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CarloBadalamenti 12th March 2013
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I want to make a helmholtz resonator, cheaply out of PVC pipe. How do I figure out the dimensions it will need to be? I want it...

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Ben B 12th March 2013
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OK. I have a small project studio/mixing space set up in a spare room and tend to work into the wee small hours on projects and...

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Rod Gervais 11th March 2013
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I'm having an issue with computer noise at the moment; I have a click that has recently developed in my monitors (KRK 8s, 5s and...

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WithYouInRocklan 11th March 2013
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Hi acoustic svengalis. I am making some 4" thick panels to treat first reflection points. My local builders merchant...

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atomsound 11th March 2013
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Hey Folks, I finished settting up my ceiling and walls for the studio with woodwool then rockwool ... I got two questions:...

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DJ Bechara 11th March 2013
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Hello, just moved into an apartment, has a little room I want to set up as a work space/mix room. I dont plan on recording...

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NickLongSound 11th March 2013
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I recently got my hands on about 80 Auralex 2" X 2" Wedges, The room I'll be using them in isn't really that big and...

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avare 11th March 2013
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Hello Folks! I need some serious advise on a pair of Studio monitors (for mixing/mastering) in a Small home studio room. I...

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DanDan 11th March 2013
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I just shifted and seem to have misplaced the mic that came with Advanced Room Correction 2. Will I be able to use ARC2 with my...

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bjj22 11th March 2013
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hey i have a stupid question regarding room wizard measuring software. im really new to this. i dont have any transparent...

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DanDan 11th March 2013
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I've got a small mixingroom (3m wide, 2,6m high, 6m long). I'm using some nice studio monitors - but I will need to rethink the...

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Audio X 11th March 2013
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Hello I know there are some good threads on small rooms for acoustics but I have a few questions and unique...

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Electricmoose 11th March 2013
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Syncamorea 10th March 2013
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You often read that it is better to have more traps of a lower density/ thinner type versus less traps of denser thicker...

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DanDan 10th March 2013
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Just finished building 126 W x 82 H x 175 L (inches) control room. painted Sheetrock (gypsum board) walls. Laminate...

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DanDan 10th March 2013
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When recording in the Booth i hear To much reverb on the vocals, which on rap vocals builds up as they are rapping with impact...

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Glenn Kuras 10th March 2013
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Hey guys, I've just bin given the chance to move my studio out of my bedroom and into my attic conversion... The room is an...

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dannyrowbotham 10th March 2013
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Hello experts! I've been reading a lot on this topic but I don't see an answer. In a small room, if I build walls of 4"...

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Nuuk 10th March 2013
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Just curious if there are any people who are using their living room as a control room and then using a bedroom as a...

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misscc803 10th March 2013
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Hey guys, I have been building up my studio over the last few years, and I still can't seem to get rid of noise on my...

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getarzan 10th March 2013
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Not sure if this exactly fits these forums, but there seems to be many knowledgeable folks on here... We're moving into a new...

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brianellefson 10th March 2013
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Hey y'all! As the title states I'm in the process of building a project studio. I'm not really trying to do anything over the...

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GIK Acoustics 10th March 2013
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Hi, I have looked around but cannot find anything similar, although i am certain there is a lot better out there. You can post...

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RickD 10th March 2013
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I was trying to skim through other threads to see if this question came up and it might have but I didnt see it. So I'm...

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Meadowlark lemon 9th March 2013
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Last December I moved my little "shoebox" bedroom studio into the garage. Ironically my old small room sounded a lot...

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DanDan 9th March 2013
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I am extending my bungalow and part of this involves using the loft area to build two new rooms accessed by a stair case. One...

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noggindoo 9th March 2013
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Hey I've moved into a small room, which is rectangular. 4 meter by 3 meter. I got the desk set up on the longside wall. I'm...

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Crankx 9th March 2013
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Hi Guys, Hope you are all well. Just a quickie. I am moving to a new premises for my studio. My biggest problem will...

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Beano Bean 9th March 2013


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