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Nick Lane, an independent audio engineer whose credits include Rascal Flatts and Reba McEntire, contacted Acoustics First® seeking help with his project studio. This process would convert the bonus room in his house (a second floor space above his garage) into a Project Studio.
After receiving some measurements and photos, we went to work designing a layout for the space.
Placement of panels and ceiling clouds were optimized to reduce early reflections and trap bass, and a combination of Model D’s and C’S were used to widen the “sweet spot” of his room.
“Sounds really good!….. High end is sooo much less harsh…… walking around the room, the low-end doesn’t disappear in places anymore” – Nick Lane
DIY Project – Music/Copy Stand Cover
Take a few seconds and DIY fix some of the common problems with using metal music stands!
Not too many people think about their music stands, but we all have them somewhere. Usually it’s one of those you see to the right – the great, sturdy, utilitarian devices that they are. Unfortunately, there are a couple inherent problems with these:
- Ringing – The metal resonates causing a ringing effect.
- Reflections – many times you are using a stand close to a microphone and getting early reflections off the stand.
Here’s a few DIY fixes for these common problems.
- 1 yard of Sound Channels® acoustical fabric will reduce reflections back to the microphone – for up to 4 stands!
- 3 Linear feet of BlockAid® Sound Barrier will reduce ringing and resonance.
- a few feet of composite foam will give you both reflection and ringing fixes
The ultimate suggestion would be the Composite Foam/Barrier adhered directly to the stand, then covered with Sound Channels® fabric – This would turn your stand into a mini absorber.
Do the front and back! Make a slip cover for a temporary/removable solution.
This simple DIY project is provided as a way for our customers to learn better ways to use our products and get more value out of the products they buy. If you are looking for more ways to use the products you have, look to Acoustics First for Ideas. http://www.acousticsfirst.com
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