How Do Sound Diffusers Work?

March 30, 2020 No Comments

True Diffusion Sound diffusers offer many benefits for small room acoustics. Let’s examine the only true diffuser in our tool bag of sound absorption and sound diffusion tools. The only true sound diffusion technology is called quadratic diffusion. All other technologies that claim to be sound diffusers are really only sound redirection devices. A true […]

Best Wood In Acoustic Panels

March 28, 2020 No Comments

What is the best wood for acoustic panels? It depends on which type of acoustic panel you are talking about. If we are discussing sound-absorbing panels that have fabric covering then the wood type does not really have an impact on performance. If we are discussing diffusers, then the wood type does have an impact […]

Ceiling Foam Panels: What You Need To Know

March 16, 2020 No Comments

Ceiling Foam Panels Ceiling foam panels come in many types and sizes. You must choose the type of panel you wish to use, the rate and level of its ability to absorb, and the position of the ceiling foam panels to match room usage. Ceiling foam panels come in many thicknesses. The thickness of the […]

Low Frequency Absorbing Materials

March 14, 2020 No Comments

Low-Frequency Absorbing Materials Low-frequency absorbing materials come in many forms. Low-frequency energy is defined as energy below 100 Hz. It is called wave energy because each wavelength or frequency acts like a wave. If you have been in the ocean, you see the waves oscillating from the water to the shore. This is what happens […]

Small Room Bass Problems

March 9, 2020 No Comments

Small Room Bass Problems All small rooms have low-frequency or “bass” problems. It is the result of a combination of the wrong widths, lengths, and heights. There are certain ratios of these three dimensions that cause more small room bass problems. Your first step in finding a room that has less small room bass problems, […]

Recording Studio Windows

March 4, 2020 No Comments

Recording Studio Windows Recording studio windows are both a blessing and a curse. They allow us to see the talent and what is going on in our live rooms. They allow us to help communicate with the vocalist. However, they produce some of the nastiest reflections from there surface areas. These reflections can have a […]

Wind Noise Reduction In Cars

March 2, 2020 No Comments

Wind Noise Reduction In Cars Wind noise reduction in cars is a complicated issue. With a car, we have a moving object that is full of “holes”. The holes are the seams of all the doors, the mirrors that stick out each side along with the engine, transmission, and tire noise. The trunk or rear […]

Speaker Vibration Dampener

February 24, 2020 No Comments

Speaker Vibration Dampener Speaker vibration dampener can take many forms. A speaker is a small room. It has all the acoustical issues of a small room that we listen to music in, mix professional in or whatever critical listening environment we find ourselves. A speaker has a mechanical driver that moves back and forth to […]

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 2 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 […]