Acoustics on a Budget

AES Live: Expo - 140th Convention

Acoustics on a Budget

Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing: Architectural Acoustics

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Achieving good acoustics in the studio is one of the most challenging tasks for an audio engineer, particularly when working on a limited budget. This tutorial will give a brief review of room acoustic requirements for project studios. The presentation includes practical tips on how to improve acoustic performance using common sense and commonly available low-cost materials. Also, methods how to identify and localize room acoustic problems without the use of advanced test equipment will be discussed; and finally, some do’s and don'ts regarding loudspeaker placement.

Eddy B. Brixen, EBB-consult - Smørum, Denmark; DPA Microphones
Ben Kok, BEN KOK - acoustic consulting - Uden, The Netherlands

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