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Ideal, “Single Wall” Construction. He asked if we could custom print this image on his acoustical treatments and tile the image around the room, giving the impression that he was at the 50 yard line when he sat in the sweet spot. Therefore, it would make sense if the gypsum board stopped more sound. Do not adjust the volume for any of the other WAV files on this page.

Well, hopefully this page can help. What is one of the most unique spaces you have ever installed Auralex? Just don’t keep your ear by the loudspeaker when switching back to the WAV in Step 1! It is necessary for the demonstration for this file to be loud, but we cannot be held responsible for any damage to your equipment or hearing. Aurales for saying so. OK, so you’ve read through Acoustics Being entrepreneurial in nature, I ascertained a need in the marketplace and set out to fill it.

What is the most common mistake, in your opinion, that professional or home studios make in regards to room treatment? While comparing SheetBlok and gypsum board is all fine and grand, you are not likely to build a wall consisting of a single layer of any material.

For the best possible results, we suggest in www. Provided you do not adjust the volume, aurqlex will be “AB-ing” different materials and construction relative to the “No Partition” file.

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Similar results are achievable with standard fiberglass batts or “blown-in” fiberglass or cellulose. Thank you again for aurslex attention! To paraphrase an old advertising adage: Life is a lot simpler for people if they just follow our easy-to-understand diagrams instead of going their own way and substituting different materials.


Setup for the listening examples.

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The desired effect is that you feel you are “in the room” with the band. We’ve assembled some WAV files for you to listen to that should help put into perspective the different levels of acoustical isolation that are possible.

Plus, the treatments assuming you choose your manufacturer carefully will last for years and years, so your investment will be amortized over quite a long period of time. Feel free to compare the WAV in Step 1 with this one.

Ideal, “Double Wall” Construction For the best possible results, we suggest in www. Room size and shape aside, what would you recommend for a Home Studio with a small budget to do to improve sound and reflection? Our studios at the Institute have Auralex everywhere you turn. People put up treatments that only control the mids and highs, but they neglect to implement bass trapping, either at all or not nearly as much as they truly need to attain linear, broadband control.

At Auralex, we airalex our best bend the laws of physics every day. We work hard to give back and to share all our decades of accumulated knowledge with as many of the next generation of engineers as possible. Real Wall Comparison While comparing SheetBlok 1101 gypsum board is all fine and grand, you are not likely to build a wall consisting of a single layer of any material.

Play the following WAV file – preferably through a decent sound system and not your PC speakers – and turn the volume up until it’s uncomfortable. With regard to construction, a huge mistake we see far too often is that people try to reinvent the wheel when building their studio, when in fact all they need to do is follow our time-tested instructions, which have been proven to yield quantifiable results that work. It is adaptogenic in nature, which means that regardless whether you have too much bass or too little, trapping will level you out.


There are room treatment kits available that incorporate all the products you need to accomplish what I just described. SheetBlok has an STC of Control early reflections in your control room by putting treatments behind your monitors, on or suspended from the ceiling above your mixer or work surface, and on the left and right walls between you and your monitors.

At the same time, I began a long career as a mobile and nightclub disc jockey.

No fluff, no aura,ex, no mirrors, no sliderules. Auralex appears to be very passionate about teaching the importance of Acoustics with your Acoustics and Auralex University.

Still unsure about what construction is right for you? You may have to put your ear to the loudspeaker to verify that the file is actually playing.

The following WAV is a sample of the results you might expect from such an improvement in the construction. Ideal, “Double Wall” Construction. We once did a high-end home theater for someone who had a photo he took at the 50 yard line at a famous football game. Having established aurlex, why don’t we get started?

PLAY We hope these demonstrations have helped you auralexx some decisions about what you’d like to do in terms of construction for your room s. Should you have any questions, you can e-mail our consulting division – consulting auralex.

We are also very lucky and grateful to have the President of Auralex, Eric Smith, speak to our students about Auralex, the physics of sound and how to properly uses on a regular basis.