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  1. I think I need more bass traps but where to put them?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi guys, I already have bass traps in all four corners of my room but I still have some pretty bad room modes resulting in big peaks at 60/120hz and dips at 80/160hz. Here are the response curves for the left, right, and both speakers from REW prior to applying filters: I spent hours and...
  2. Do I even need bass traps at all?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    See my waterfall. I put up some poly panels and they resonate... it introduced a 70hz problem. I'm ordering some dynamat product to stick to the inside of the poly panels to deaden them. But beyond that do I even need to look at bass traps at all? I have zero bass traps.
  3. GIK Acoustics Reveals new Alpha Wood Series

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Atlanta based GIK Acoustics understands the importance of great sound and they’re passionate about their incredible acoustic products. The company’s bass traps, acoustic panels, and diffusors can be found just about anywhere sound is a factor, including recording studios, listening rooms, home...
  4. No impact from these Bass Traps - why?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I’m looking for advice regarding my bass traps. Recently I upgraded to dual subs (15” PSA S1500’s, placed near mid-side walls), and decided to finally tackle the room treatments to reduce bass boominess. Room is a dedicated sealed theater room with dimensions 22Lx15.5Wx10H, and was only...
  5. How to measure absorbers and bass traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I plan to build a few bass traps as described in attached LIMP MASS BASS ABSORBER.pdf So I can tune this absorber's central frequency I would like to know if there is a way in which to measure my prototype absorber using a UMIK-1 and REW V5. i.e. I don't want to build 3 or more such absobers...
  6. New to Treatments - Advice for Bass Traps?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    It has been advised that I look at treating my room before going PEQ, and I'll agree an EQ may not take care of everything wrong with my low-end. This also would be my first crack at doing a waterfall graph and hopefully I've got it right: Here is the curve with no smoothing from 15 - 300 Hz...
  7. Do I even need bass traps at all?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Take a look at my graph below. The only treatment I have is a 13' long couch along the back wall and I purchased 4 packs of 2'x4' panels of 4" 4lb min wool each pack having 4 panels each. so I have a 2'x4'x16" thick package of minwool ONE in each corner sitting on the floor up to the 4'...
  8. Bass traps

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello guys. I'm new to the idea of adding room treatments. And am curious as to what adding some bass traps to my room.
  9. bass traps location

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I'm new here and recently I set up a home theater from sony...My place is small and there are only limited options to place the speakers. This is the best position i have come up with. The subwoofer is beside the couch and above it is the right surround speaker coz thats the best bass sound from...
  10. 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...
  11. Suggestions on Bass Traps and Placement

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Please give me suggestions on Bass Trap placements and which ones to buy? Any ideas would be appreciated. See Link below https://www.dropbox.com/sh/q2kj0chjcrx18ly/AAAw35f1G5BGDFpbM8z1om8sa?dl=0
  12. Craft paper on front of superchunk bass traps?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I was researching superchunk bass traps today and came across this. http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/esantane/movies/Acoustic.html I am a little confused. I understand the craft paper is intended to reflect high frequencies. But doesn't it effectively 'close' the front of the trap and...
  13. Primacoustic max traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Have any forum members had any experience with this particular bass trap? http://www.primacoustic.com/maxtrap-specs.htm They have inbuilt diaphragmatic resonator. I think these might be suitable for my room. I've done a search of the forum but I haven't found any recent topics on these traps...
  14. measurement and bass traps

    REW Forum
    If the measurements give me the room problems, and some of them can treated with bass traps , and in future i want to change some of my equipment , this means new bass traps ? or the first solution solves for ever my room problems?
  15. Diaphragm / Membrane Bass Traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I have various questions about diaphragm resonators, but the first ones: Is there a cheaper alternative to Mass Loaded Vinyl? What about PVC "closed cell expanded" sheets, dB-3 Acoustical Barrier @ Home Depot, or Torch Down Roofing? If I put insulation in them, they'll give a moderately wide...
  16. Purchased some Bass Traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I kept putting off the purchase thinking I would DIY a set, however, I had the opportunity to order two from a company in Edmonton. The panels are made of 2 inch think 6lb insulation called Johns Manville Whispertone Wallboard. I had them covered with a navy blue (iris) material from Guilford...
  17. Gik Monster traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I would like to know how these can be mounted to straddle the wall ceiling corner. Does anyone have a good picture of how this is done by chance? I knowing can be done but am not sure on how it is done foe whatever reason I just can see it. Sense my room only has 2 usable corners I was going...
  18. Need help in adjusting acoustics in my home-studio

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello there! I am currently trying to adjust the acoustics in my home-studio (mainly for mixing) and need your help to sort out some issues! It's a 2,30m x 3,70m room (yes, it's metric, please continue reading) with carpet on the floor (about 2-3cm). Cieling is about 2,40m high. It also has a...
  19. Corner bass traps?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello everybody. I found this site linked from another site and it looks like a great place to do some reading. I plan on doing some searching and reading but thought I would post this to get some new and more recent help. I plan on tackling DIY floor to ceiling corner bass traps and have...
  20. Bass Traps?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Is safe to assume that just about every HT room would need bass traps in the front corners?