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  1. Home Audio Acoustics
    I already have some treatments behind my front speakers and in one corner but they are just very poorly made 3 inch thick panels (good fiber but very bad diy). I want to add some bass traps in the future but really only have room along the ceiling If you could only put bass traps in corners...
  2. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi all I'm new to the forum, but have been lurking around for sometime. I'm wanting to add a couple of bass traps to mt HT room and I'm a little confused as to what kind or style to make. My HT room is 11ft from front wall to rear wall and 22ft long with a dog leg to the left at about the...
  3. Home Audio Acoustics
    I've started the process of adding treatments to my living room to improve the acoustics for HT. I'm starting with the 2 back corners in my room. I only have 2 corners because what would be one of the front corners is an angled wall with a fireplace and what would be the other front corner is a...
  4. Home Audio Acoustics
    I have a question for you guys. My room is on 11' x 15' x 8'. I only have 3 wall - wall corners that I can do floor to ceiling ssc traps. The front wall I can only manage 17" x 12" x 12" traps in each corner but in the 1 corner in the back I have I can do a 24" x 17" x 17". Would that be ok or...
  5. Home Audio Acoustics
    I have a 13' x 29' room with a sub in the front corner and bass traps in almost all corners (RealTraps). As you can see, I still have deep troughs around 73Hz and 146Hz (wide). I can't measure any bass build-up in the room with a meter so I can't see the point of getting more traps. That...
  6. REW Forum
    I am making bass traps for my room so I would like to test the room before I install these traps. I have the latest version of room wizard installed. Do I need to buy a hardware eq device as listed under equilisers?? :coocoo::coocoo:
  7. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi All, I did a quick REQ test of my family room the other day but didn't save the file :duh: Frequency wise things didn't look too bad, but the decay under ~200 Hz was not good (over 1000 ms). More bass traps are obviously in my future. The little lady is not thrilled with the idea of more...
  8. Home Audio Acoustics
    Ethan's website discusses wood panel traps as being effective at bass frequencies, but I don't see information regarding size of the panel vs. effective frequencies. Is the rule "as big as you can make it"? Is there guidance on panel sizing in Everest's book? What about the relative performance...
  9. Home Audio Acoustics
    How would the performance of a 24"x48"x4" trap mounted in a suspended ceiling grid, at the corner of the room, compare with a corner mounted trap of the same size mounted just below the ceiling? I have 5/8" sheetrock panels mounted in the grid rather than the usual ceiling tiles (got tired of...
  10. Home Audio Acoustics
    Here's a reading I took after adding just one floor to ceiling corner superchunk bass trap in my room and then a second reading after adding two more floor to ceiling corner superchunks plus one front wall-ceiling superchunk the entire width of the room. I'm barely an amateur with this stuff...
  11. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi, I have two book shelves covering my front corners. If I put a bass trap behind them will they have any affect? My second question is if I put bass traps on a stand in my rear corners do the edges of the traps have to be touching the walls? Or can the traps be spaced away from the...
  12. Home Audio Acoustics
    I understand that by placing bass traps in a room changes the perceived level of bass because these improve a null, but what exactly does this mean by a preceived level? Does this mean that the bass has not in fact increased in level and that we simply think we hear more? If the level of the...
  13. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Real Traps has added to their web site a test of ten room measurement mics, ranging in price from $40 to $1800. http://www.realtraps.com/art_microphones.htm Regards, Wayne
  14. Home Audio Acoustics
    As part of my "why don't you shut up, neighbor" project :D we are going to be blowing cellulose insulation inbetween the townhouses. It's actually a lot cheaper than I thought and we're not really doing the entire thing, just the bedroom, office, and possibly the theater. I have a half wall...
  15. Home Audio Acoustics
    I'm in the process of closing off my den for my theatre room. It's in the basment with already finished wall ceiling and floors. It measures 20' x 11' (see below diagram). I've removed a banister and closed off this section to include a doorway. I'll be adding a solid core door with weather...
  16. Home Audio Acoustics
    I have a new sound card on the way but before I test with REW how the 244 traps effect my front wall, I would like to be sure these are sitting right. I have them behind my mains and they face about the same direction as the drivers face. They are almost strateling the corners like corner...
  17. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hey Shacksters, In the pictures attached, I have an interesting space above my subwoofer caves in my proscenium (one on each side) that I'm considering filling with spin-glass chunks (4" thick) to the ceiling. I would slide these cut pieces in vertically and then wedge them down horizontally...
  18. REW Forum
    Left chair, no EQ Left chair, with EQ Right chair, no EQ Right chair, with EQ Back row, middle-left (eq'd) Back row, middle-right (eq'd) The back row packs a wallop. I listened to Flight of the Phoenix here. When the plane rolls it hits something like 125db and feels like the...
  19. Home Audio Acoustics
    Well, I finally got my front corner bass traps and 1st reflection panel done. The material cost of the panels/corner traps was about $150. I didn't take any room response measurement before the project. Don't know how to use Room EQ Wizard yet and didn't want to haul my desktop into the HT...
  20. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I have positioned my sub and listening position to get the following best room response I can (see graph). However, as you can see it's far from flat. I am waiting for a DSP1124P to arrive at my local music store however, after reading the audio acoustics forum threads, it appears that bass...
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