Mix Position Reflectors

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Mix Position Reflectors

Postby Howler » Wed Feb 04, 2004 7:00 pm

Now that I've gotten tired of the concrete floors *sigh*, we went dumpster diving and got some nice carpet for the floors. Hard, commercial carpet. But it caused the room to deaden down a bit too much (in combination with my trapped ceilings). A friend who has been through all this suggested reflective panels (slightly canted with forward edge slightly lower than aft edge) above the mix position to create a soft LEDE field. Any comments on this technique? It wouldn't be hard to do.

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Postby Scott R. Foster » Tue Feb 10, 2004 11:02 am

Oh Howling One:

I see you with a wood floor.

I know you got them mean old I done blown the budget on building my new home but I forget to hang on to enough money for a mailbox and mini-blinds blues - but still - with your 100% coverage absorptive ceiling design, I reckon you need a reflective floor [mostly anyway]. I doubt other solutions will be as satisfying as the simple expedient of keeping the floor reflective.

I intuit that the hard cold concrete is more of a feel thang than a look thang... if this is correct, can you make/get ahold of a small area rug for your main work area and a runner or two to cover the travel paths?

You might try and cut some of what you got and use a glue gun to bind the edges like this

http://www.installertools.com/cgi-bin/I ... g%20Ribbon

http://www.installertools.com/cgi-bin/I ... g%20Ribbon

Eventually perhaps you could get cha self some tongue and groove flooring and warm up the feel of the floor with wood.
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Mix Position Reflectors/Cold Hard Concrete

Postby Howler » Fri Feb 20, 2004 12:46 am

It's startin to warm up, so I'll probably try rolling up this carpet very soon. I have all my wall diffusors and corner traps up. I had some serious wall reflections going on. At the back of the mix spot, about halfway back in the room, if I moved my head about 3 inces to the left of the sweet spot, it sounded like the sound was coming directly from the wall to my left. Scared the crap out of me!! Put op staggered diffusor.absorbtion panels on the wall and it quit that crap. *phew*. Got a session this weekend, so I had to get the bathroom fixed up today. *Drudge*
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