Author Topic: DIY Room Treatment  (Read 4574 times)

Rob Flinn

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2012, 04:54:37 PM »
Mullet I was looking at the pic of your room & noticed you have your speakers mounted so that the tweeters are on the sides where the speakers are next to each other rather than on the outside so the stereo image is wider.  I'm just wondering if there was a reason for why you have yours mounted in this way ?
regards Rob

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sr1200

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2012, 04:56:18 PM »
I personally think the speakers should be where his monitor and racks are and the mon and rack in the center.... just sayin... lol  ;)
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mulletchuck

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2012, 03:48:39 AM »
does anyone know where I can get short vertical mic stands?   just a threaded mic stand (no extending) about 6-12" tall for attaching to a stereo mic swivel mount like this: 



ideally it would similar to the 7" male-female rod for the On Stage Stand's Posi-Lok mic boom system.  Sr1200 gave me a great idea to take one of the bass traps he gave me, saw it in half, and stick each half on one of those little pegs attached to that mic mount, all on a mic stand..  instant Reflexion Filter Pro on the cheap!!  and a whole lot lighter, too.
« Last Edit: January 14, 2012, 03:52:01 AM by mulletchuck »
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warpie

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #23 on: January 14, 2012, 02:49:35 PM »
Sorry for the off topic but I lost the tape-op (issue 83) where there was a nice article about DIY diffussers. Unfortunately I can't find it online. Is anyone kind enough to scan it and post it? (I know I'm asking too much!   ;D )
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sr1200

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #24 on: January 14, 2012, 11:34:26 PM »
I think i used a pair of these...
http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/BoomMini/
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mulletchuck

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2012, 06:41:18 PM »
check it out

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sr1200

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2012, 11:56:10 AM »
You just need to paint portraits of weird faces on all of em...
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saxmonster

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2012, 12:19:27 PM »
Do you notice a difference with them up?

I hang towels from pictues sometimes in my project studio.


mulletchuck

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #28 on: January 18, 2012, 12:51:02 PM »
yeah, it killed the room reverb.   my room is pretty dead now.   :D
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ricardo

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #29 on: January 18, 2012, 09:55:34 PM »
You just need to paint portraits of weird faces on all of em...
Better would be bas relief sculptures in plaster.


Autophase

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #30 on: January 25, 2012, 11:11:43 AM »
I treated my own mix room last year, I used RW45 for everything. It sounds fantastic. got my RT60 down to less than 0.5 sec.
I used the John Sayers forum for support along the way, the guys there are great, much like this forum just for DIY treatment rather than DIY gear.

JayDubrek

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #31 on: February 29, 2012, 06:03:37 AM »
+1 on the johnlsayer forum. It's an invaluable source for anyone DIYing there own studios and reminds me a lot of this place....good people and inspiring work.
Jay

mulletchuck

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #32 on: February 29, 2012, 07:04:11 AM »
i must say that recording sax in here is muuuuuuuuch nicer.   before treatment, the CV4 was kinda not my favorite mic, because it picked up all the extra noise in the room.   but now that my room is quiet, it's go time!!!
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Autophase

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #33 on: February 29, 2012, 12:09:38 PM »
word of warning, if you are going to get busy with the RW45, make sure you get protective goggles and dsposable suits with a hud (they sell them in most DIY places)
I spent 2 weeks up to my neck in RW45 and didnt get even the slightest itch wearing all that.
A mate of mine did his studio around the same time and just went in with a T-Shirt, he was itching for 2 weeks!

druu

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #34 on: March 13, 2012, 08:35:00 AM »
If the back of the panels are the same as the front, you should space them out from the wall at least 50mm to increase their effectiveness.

ricardo

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Re: DIY Room Treatment
« Reply #35 on: March 13, 2012, 11:53:08 PM »
If the back of the panels are the same as the front, you should space them out from the wall at least 50mm to increase their effectiveness.
MUCH more effective to have them tilted.


 

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