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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby kaaporampton » Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:18 am

Hey "babylon 303" !!
I bought a new desk in my home and believe me each one of my friend who have seen it have appreciated me, so I think you'll also like it!! :) :) :)

Spam link removed. Office furniture in the USA clearly is NOT Studio furniture in the UK !!!
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby LeeJamieHayes » Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:42 pm

Afternoon,

Apologies for hijacking the thread but I'm after some furniture too. I'd also reccomend checking out the Zaor stuff as the new Miza range is both cheap and stylish.

Has anyone had experiences with Zaor's Miza range?

Anyone aware of a UK dealer for Zaor stuff?
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby scindapsus » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:23 am

you can find what you need at melodyhome.
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby JH Brandt » Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:38 am

Be aware that many of the 'desks' used by home studios are not really ideal due to their large reflective surfaces and they will direct reflection right into the ears of the operator causing comb filtering at the mix position.

Many people copy the argosy and other pro desks.. which are mainly designed for use in large studios with mid and far-field speakers/monitors. The angles of these desks are about 15 degrees.

This is an example of one of our designs (attached) And if you plan on building your own, map out the reflections from the speakers and make sure that there will be no interference. The desk shown has rack angles of 25 degrees. (and this is for a large studio)

Speakers should be on Stands.. NOT the console.

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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby GIK Acoustics » Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:55 am

Wow John! I knew you designed desks, but I've never seen one of the designs before. Looks really cool!
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby JH Brandt » Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:41 am

Thank you sir.

We are just putting together arrangements with a 'partner' in Canada to have many of our designs built and shipped in the Americas. Wish me luck!

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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:33 pm

JH Brandt wrote:We are just putting together arrangements with a 'partner' in Canada to have many of our designs built and shipped in the Americas. Wish me luck!

Good luck John! 8-)


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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby Dramatic Hammer » Wed Dec 07, 2016 3:14 pm

Massive dredge.

Has anything changed in the world of studio furniture? Any new companies to check out? Any best-practice guides in terms of speaker location/rack angles/etc ?

I'd like a producer desk (Ie. no large mixer involved) that's reasonably attractive, with easy access to rack units, has space for desktop units and a sensible arrangement of computer bits.
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby MarkPAman » Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:28 pm

Buso do quite a lage range of stuff: https://busoaudio.com

We've recently put their Producer XL into our studio at work.

This is how to build one!
https://youtu.be/IkDfTC_rdg0
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby Dramatic Hammer » Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:50 pm

MarkPAman wrote:Buso do quite a lage range of stuff: https://busoaudio.com

We've recently put their Producer XL into our studio at work.

This is how to build one!
https://youtu.be/IkDfTC_rdg0
Thanks, they look nice - how's the quality?
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby MarkPAman » Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:54 am

Very pleased with ours.

We've made a few holes for cable management, out of sight at the back, and they're not made of Weetabix!

Ours is black, (which is why you can hardly see it in the video) and it's a shame that the rackstrip it came with is not black too, but that's really a very minor point.

It's survived one term of student use with no sign of any problems that I'm aware of.
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby CS70 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:40 pm

I used an Ikea desk (got for nothing) and made my own rack enclosures.. works a charm, and just as I want. The most expensive bit is the tolex for the cases.

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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby Martin Walker » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:33 pm

Nicely done CS70! :clap:

It has s a fetching retro vibe 8-)


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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby baward » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:09 pm

Dramatic Hammer wrote:
MarkPAman wrote:Buso do quite a lage range of stuff: https://busoaudio.com

We've recently put their Producer XL into our studio at work.

This is how to build one!
https://youtu.be/IkDfTC_rdg0
Thanks, they look nice - how's the quality?

I have one. The overall build quality is very good and it looks great, but the black paint finish is in parts wearing off, and I've only had the desk about a month!

Buso were good about it, and sent me a replacement part for where the paint was the most worn. The trouble is that now, the new part is showing signs of wear! They sent me a touch-up tool (a permanent felt pen, basically - a Holzmarker.)

But for disassembling and sending the entire thing back to Budapest, I think I will live with it (and get on with making music, hopefully)...
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Re: Home studio desk (furniture) in UK?

Postby blinddrew » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:52 pm

It's all just 'character' - you just need to knock the rest of your kit around a bit so that it looks the same... ;)
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