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Home Studio Setup - Need Expert Opinion

Postby kingdomofshawn » Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:18 pm

Hi,
I am setting up my home studio. Initially I had set it up as shown in image 3, however, right now I am considering two plans, which is image 1 and 2. Which one do you think is the best to proceed with? Any other suggestions appreciated.

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Re: Home Studio Setup - Need Expert Opinion

Postby blinddrew » Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:31 pm

Without knowing anything else about your situation, Image 1 would appear to the be the logical selection.
But factors that might influence that include:
- Wall materials.
- Ceiling height and slope.
- Window construction and blanking off options.
- What's behind the curtain?
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Re: Home Studio Setup - Need Expert Opinion

Postby Sam Spoons » Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:31 pm

Likewise, definitely #1 unless there are compelling reasons to do different. Acoustically speaking #2 will give poor symmetry with the curtain one side and the hard wall/window the other which will compromise stereo imaging. This is assuming the grey areas on your plan represent acoustic panels.
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Re: Home Studio Setup - Need Expert Opinion

Postby Luke W » Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:05 pm

Another vote for the first layout for all of the reasons mentioned above.
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