If you’re someone interested in acoustics (I’m going to assume you are, otherwise why would you be here..) and you’ve messed around a little with treatment in your room, you’ve probably asked yourself the question at some point: How far do I need to take all this? Sure, it’s fun to move your … [Read more...] about When are you done with acoustic treatment? (how much is enough?)
If there was ever a set of misused terms in acoustics, then it’s "near field", "mid field", and "far field" speakers. Don’t get me wrong. There’s a useful distinction to be made between various sizes of speakers. But it actually has nothing to do with what near field and far field … [Read more...] about Near, Mid, Far Field Speakers: Why you should(n’t) care.
Most of us DIY home studio folks are really stuck with the cards we’re dealt, aka a spare bedroom, basement or attic that we then convert to a studio. So usually we’re not really able to chose where the studio door should go. But sometimes we have a few options for different rooms to pick … [Read more...] about Where is the best place for the studio door?
In my last video I talked about finding the right size computer screen for your home studio setup (it’s actually a speaker placement question). As a follow up, our fellow no-voodoo brother Ben C. asked me what happens though when your room is exactly 8 feet high and you end up placing your … [Read more...] about Is placing your speakers half-way between floor and ceiling a bad idea?
I got this excellent question from a follower last week: "I’m looking for buying a new computer screen/monitor and would like a modern 34” or 38” ultra wide screen. But because of my small room I have some problems to not have the screen interfere with the line of sight of the speakers. I could … [Read more...] about What size computer screen is right for your room?