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  1. Deflector panels to limit peaks

    REW Forum
    Hi all I’ve just started playing with REW and a minidsp for my active horn setup. At this stage I’m only using bass and mid-range horns which should take me to around 10k. My first sweeps show some major dips and peaks in the sub 200hz range, as moving the bass horns isn’t an option (they’re...
  2. Wrapping QRD panels w/ fabric?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I built some QRD N7 panels for my room and would rather cover them with black fabric to match my absorption panels. As long as I use a breathable fabric would this have alot of negative affects on the performance values? My "diffusion" range is 750hz - 4khz. How much of a negative would this...
  3. Need advice on where to place panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello HTS, I am slowly working on creating my ultimate listening room, and in doing so one of the things I need to do is acoustically treat it. I really want to get the most out of my system and know this is a path I need to go down. Currently, I have some treatments in the room but it's not...
  4. Anybody tried these? Wood fiber wall panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    These look pretty nice. Has anyone tried these or something made from a similar material? The hexagons look cool http://www.baux.se/woodwool-tiles-hexagon/ There are some other interesting options too http://www.baux.se/acoustic-wood-wool-products/
  5. Built my first absorption panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Nothing fancy but built a few panels today. I won't need too much more absorption but this will do for now. I'll start building some diffusion stuff next. Time for trial/error on placement.
  6. Do I need bass panels and not broadband?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello, First graph post. I am currently using Roxul RHT 80 spread out on front wall (wall to wall and floor to wall corners, creating air gaps). I also have a free standing 2" broadband panel to treat sidewall first reflections. Attached are full range and bass sweeps before and after...
  7. Do I need bass panels and not broadband?

    REW Forum
    Hello, First graph post. I am currently using Roxul RHT 80 spread out on front wall (wall to wall and floor to wall corners, creating air gaps). I also have a free standing 2" broadband panel to treat sidewall first reflections. Attached are full range and bass sweeps before and after...
  8. Placing acoustic panels behind speakers

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi guys, I've seen guys place treatment on the rear wall, side walls and ceiling. But I've also noticed placement of panels behind the main speakers in a dedicated 2-channel listening room. What purpose would placing the panels behind the speakers serve? I have a small room and I have...
  9. Building my own 2'x4' absorption panels... is 8LB density too dense?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Have a local company where I can buy 2x4 slabs of 2" thick 8lb density minwool panels for $0.52sqft. They come 6 panels to a box of 48sqft total and the price is phenomenal at $24.96 a box. Gonna pick up 3 or 4 boxes tomorrow depending on the verdict here. is 8lb density too thick to absorb...
  10. Damping sheets (CFD) for loudspeaker panels

    DIY Audio
    :dontknow:Apologies if this has already been covered in other discussions. I did a search for related terms and couldn't find anything in the results - so here goes.:sweat: I am wondering if anyone has tried using any of the damping sheets (Dynamat, Megamat etc etc) on in their speaker projects...
  11. Vibrating steel panels

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I'm looking to quiet down my PC case, which is the center of my entertainment setup and it's being a pain trying to quiet it down. The case is a NZXT Switch 810, and is made of 1mm steel. As you can see from the product page, it's a very large tower case, and vibrations from the HDDs, fans, and...
  12. Broadband panels and bass traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I am getting ready to make some 6" deep bass traps out of Roxul R60, and some 4" deep Broadband panels from Roxul R80... I am making the Broadband panels using R80 2" think (doubled to 4" thick), and these will go at my first reflection points on the ceiling, and side walls in my Home Theater...
  13. Accoustic Panels & Audyssey

    Audio Processing
    I installed Gik Accoustic panels/Tri Traps in my home theater, should I re-run audyssey?
  14. worth building panels?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi all. I have been lurking here in the acoustics section for a long time and am finally getting ready to install some acoustic treatments. I'm in Ottawa, Canada so can't access all of the oc703 and standard insulations locally. I will put my questions up front with extra details and context...
  15. DIY absorbsion panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I want to make a start to make my own absorbsion panels. I read a lot about them and wanted to start with some basic panels made from Roxul Safe and Sound. My problem is that where i live (the Netherlands) the have no Roxul, the Dutch company is called Rockwool. Unfortunately, they have no...
  16. mounting acoustical panels to hollow core doors?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Anyone have any advice for hanging DIY acoustical panels to hollow core doors? I have 5 doors in my dedicated home theater, with two of those doors being solid core doors that are sealed well because they lead to attic space but the other 3 are interior doors that are hollow. Two of those...
  17. DIY, Acoustical panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    So I've been dong a lot of reading, research and looking at different styles of acoustical panels. Well I got tired of looking and reading so I decided to jump in and build something. I built a couple of panels that span the corners in the front of my room. And then I built some tri-corner...
  18. material for panels.

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I am adding more panels to my room and can not find the material to match what I have. So I have decided to just change things up with new. But I am having a hard time finding anything I like that's not a lot of money. So I was hoping some of you could post pics and price of what you have used...
  19. Looking to make THIN first reflection point panels!

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I just spent some time marking out reflection points for my two rows of seating and I have 6 different points I need to cover. I also want to make this room look very nice and I think having panels hanging 4 inches off the surface of the wall is going to look weird and in one place, around a...
  20. Acoustic Panels? Or fiberglass behind drywall?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello - I am planning out a small home theater, 7 1/2 feet by 15 feet long. The current building has concrete walls. To make it the best sounding as possible, I have read that acoustic panels are good. But is there any type of material I can insert in between the drywall that will be installed...