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Re: Thoughts on these DIY bass traps?

Postby WebBLAB » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:52 am

I made this solution for my home production studio, check it out. Maybe it would be helpful or inspirational to made your own design. There are DIY bass traps in corners, few acoustic panels on the walls, ceiling, two stand alone thick panels that works also as bass traps and one big acoustic panel directly attached on the back wall .

http://webblab.sk/3-corner-bass-traps
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http://webblab.sk/28-stand-alone-acoustic-panels
http://webblab.sk/5-back-wall-acoustic-panel
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Re: Thoughts on these DIY bass traps?

Postby David84 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:03 pm

I have thought that using the rock wool covered in the acoustic cloth so the sound particals get through could possibly allow Rock wool particals to get through aswell so it may be better to use a mask while mixing
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Re: Thoughts on these DIY bass traps?

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:40 pm

David84 wrote:I have thought that using the rock wool covered in the acoustic cloth so the sound particals get through could possibly allow Rock wool particals to get through aswell so it may be better to use a mask while mixing

Reviving a three year old post with that has to be a windup... But for the avoidance of doubt 8-) or concern in anyone who finds this thread in a search, there are no 'sound particals'! We are concerned with the movement of air molecules caused by sonic air pressure changes through the mineral wool labyrinth, converting the kinetic energy into heat energy.

The holes in the covering fabric are large enough to let air pass through, but far too small to let any mineral wool fibres out.

So there is absolutely no need to wear a mask while mixing... Unless you have a communicable disease or really bad halitosis... :?

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Re: Thoughts on these DIY bass traps?

Postby DanDan » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:55 pm

A perpetual concern. Like 'will my CR be too dead' All CRs are dead, live with it! https://www.gearslutz.com/board/bass-tr ... eview.html
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