Acoustic Room Treatments Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Acoustic Room Treatments: Treated vs. Untreated Wed, 27 Jun 2007 21:53:24 +0000
A Comparison of Two Identical Listening Rooms At the Home Entertainment Show 2007, held in May in New York City’s Grand Hyatt Hotel, and sponsored by Stereophile and Home Theater magazines, one of the more interesting demonstrations let show attendees and the press hear and compare the combined effects of special room treatment and digital […]]]> 0
Building a Soundproof Home Theater Room Within a Room Thu, 07 Dec 2006 19:10:38 +0000
You can use a similar technique by building a double floor (see illustration below) that rests on half-inch-thick rubber mats (look for these from specialty suppliers). The double floor with 3/4-inch plywood on top and bottom, and fiberglass insulation between the 2 x 4 studs, supports the inner room, which also uses studded walls with […]]]> 0
Soundproofing Your Home Theater Thu, 09 Nov 2006 09:26:35 +0000
Dual steel doors insulate Axiom’s soundproof testing room where loudspeaker drivers are tested at power levels up to 1200 watts, which produce loudness levels as high as 135 dB SPL. Replace hollow-core doors Domestic hollow-core doors, for example, are largely hopeless at reducing the passage of sound. Replacing those with solid wood doors will help […]]]> 0
Room Acoustic Design – Acoustic Masonry Thu, 15 Jun 2006 15:44:10 +0000 0 How to Design a Listening Room Mon, 27 Jun 2005 23:56:03 +0000
Acoustical Services Design Process The following document should provide a good understanding of what can be expected in terms of the process of designing a listening room. There are five phases to most design projects. Some of the phases may overlap slightly on occasion, but ideally each will have a clear beginning and ending point. […]]]> 0
Sound Isolation and Noise Control Thu, 24 Mar 2005 18:21:23 +0000
“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” This is a very appropriate saying with regard to sound isolation. We are often asked questions like: “What can I do to this wall to stop the sound going through to the bedroom on the other side?” It’s almost incomprehensible to people that the wall […]]]> 0
What is the Perfect Room for Home Audio? Thu, 09 Dec 2004 17:23:41 +0000
“What is the perfect media or listening room?” I get asked this question quite often. It’s frequently phrased more like this: “If money were no object and I could do anything, what would be the perfect room?” My response is usually something on the order of “It depends.” And that’s very true, it depends on […]]]> 0
Room Acoustics – The Forgotten Component Wed, 17 Nov 2004 06:32:07 +0000 0 Eighth Nerve Acoustic Room Treatments Review Fri, 17 Jan 2003 15:32:47 +0000
Is Your Room Perfect? So you think you have the ultimate audio system or home theater. But have you given any thought to your room acoustics? A room with poor acoustics can make any system sound bad, no matter the cost. Acoustical Problems Unless you build a custom listening room, most rooms in your house […]]]> 0