What Do You Know About Higher Frequency Diffusion?

October 2, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about higher frequency diffusion. In most of our discussions we talk about vertical, horizontal, two-dimensional, one-dimensional diffusion. And that’s a diffusion that is quadratic and it’s based on some prime numbers. And we know from our math training hopefully that prime number is a number divisible by itself and one. 7, 11, 13, […]

What Is Quality Room Sound?

September 29, 2018 No Comments

I know you’ve heard me say this a lot of times and a lot of people have commented about, list the things that we need to do to have quality sound in a room. There’s a lot of things that you need to do but it’s important to do them in the right order. I […]

Soundproofing A Room

September 25, 2018 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about soundproofing a room. First off, there’s really no such thing as soundproofing a room because you don’t proof sound. You don’t isolate it completely. You can’t make things 100% quiet. So what you do is you manage sound. You lower levels, you lower pressure levels so that they’re workable […]

What’s A Psycho-Acoustic Space?

September 22, 2018 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about a term I call psycho-acoustic space. It’s a big fancy word for really how powerful quadratic diffusion is. And we’re going to work through all of these terms and hopefully by the end of the video you’ll have a pretty good feel about the power of quadratic diffusion. I’ve […]

Is Your Room Size Coincidental?

September 18, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about coincidental room sizes and volumes so we can kind of get a handle on what this term “coincidental” means. It’s a fancy term for more of something we don’t want. I think it’s the easiest way to say it. It’s all about the ratio of the room: the width, the height and […]

What’s Your Rooms Goal For Low Frequency?

September 15, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about the room kind of as an entity and what is its goal if it could speak for itself, if it could act for itself, if you will, what would its goal be for low frequency management? So if you were a room and you were too small and the people that lived […]

How You Can Take Advantage of Your Ceiling Trusses

September 11, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about the ceiling truss advantage that a lot of people have. We get a lot of calls and room forms where people are redoing a basement. Basements are really a problem because we have low ceiling heights. But we have a lot of advantage in a lot of homes where we have a […]

Why Room Pressure Balance Is So Important

September 8, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about room pressure balance. A lot of you when we talk on the phone during the week and emails that you send me, we’re always discussing areas of high pressure, high-low frequency pressure in your room. So I kind of come up with this idea of helping you measure that. It’s not real […]

How To Build A Bass Trap

September 4, 2018 No Comments

Let’s talk about how to build a bass trap. Alright, first off let’s define some terms. There really is no such thing as bass trap, okay? Bass or low frequency energy is not trapped by anything. I have built structures. Three walls on separate foundation, 8 inch poured concrete thickness of the walls with air […]

Why Room Width is WEALTH

September 1, 2018 2 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about room width as being very wealth, wealthy if you will. I mean it’s a good dimension to have in your favor because boy, in North America at least the rooms that I see every day, it’s that 8-foot ceiling height and you know, that’s one of the worst dimensions […]