Acoustic Treatment Materials: An Overview

September 17, 2019 2 Comments

There are many types, shapes, and forms of acoustic treatment materials. Lets back up a little before we look at acoustic treatment materials and think about why we need treatments in the first place. The main reason we need treatment is that we have to listen to the sound in rooms. It’s the rooms that […]

Waves & Rays

September 4, 2019 2 Comments

Ocean vs. Sunshine Rays of energy are middle and high frequencies. This energy is above 100 Hz. and travels in straight lines similar to sunshine. Waves of energy are lower frequency energy below 100 Hz. This type of energy oscillates throughout the room in waves of energy that are tall and long in length. Rays […]

Room Acoustics Vs Cables

October 28, 2015 No Comments

The following is an unedited transcript from our video series from Acoustic Fields. There will be some errors in grammar and sentence structure that occur during this translation process. For complete understanding and comprehension, please view the video which is included in this text. For any additional information regarding this topic or others relating to […]

Sound Containment / Sound Management

October 21, 2015 No Comments

The following is an unedited transcript from our video series from Acoustic Fields. There will be some errors in grammar and sentence structure that occur during this translation process. For complete understanding and comprehension, please view the video which is included in this text. For any additional information regarding this topic or others relating to […]

Sacred Ground Pocket Door

October 7, 2015 No Comments

The following is an unedited transcript from our video series from Acoustic Fields. There will be some errors in grammar and sentence structure that occur during this translation process. For complete understanding and comprehension, please view the video which is included in this text. For any additional information regarding this topic or others relating to […]

What Are Floor and Ceiling Reflections?

April 29, 2015 7 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about floor ceiling reflections because they’re not discussed too much. We mainly talk about the lateral domain, sidewall reflections, but floor and ceiling reflections are really critical. We need to look at this area, and let’s take a peek and see what we can find. Pressure vs. reflection. These are […]

Why You Should Not Use Drywall And Green Glue In Room Acoustics

March 23, 2015 44 Comments

Today I want to talk about drywall and green glue. It’s prevalent throughout the literature, I hear about it every day in my discussions with customers. I really want to define it and talk a little bit about it and also tell you why we don’t use it so you can get some idea on […]

Why Soundproofing And Acoustic Treatment Are Completely Different Concepts

November 17, 2014 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about the room versus the room shell and why the misnomer that is soundproofing and acoustic treatment are completely different concepts. There’s a lot of confusion that we see in people’s comments and I think once again some definitions and clarity will help the situation because you’re room requires a […]

What Kind Of Home Theater Diffuser Panels Do You Recommend For The Ceiling?

September 5, 2014 No Comments

Last week I was asked about the ideal set up for home theater diffuser panels on the back of my sound diffuser positioning video (which you can see below). Well the first thing we have to look at when it comes to a home theater room is sound fields. Tou have multiple modal sources of […]

Subwoofer Acoustic Treatment – How To Manage Subwoofers The Correct Way

September 1, 2014 2 Comments

This blog has been updated to reflect new science regarding subwoofer acoustic treatment, this update occurred on 12/2/19. Today we’re going to talk about subwoofer acoustic treatment and how you can use it to manage the power of your subwoofers. Just like anything else in acoustics, rooms and speakers interact. We have our room, we […]