Acoustic Foam vs Fibreglass

Acoustic foam has been used by manufacturers such as Auralex and Sonex for decades. The benefits over other materials is that it can be easily manufactured into various designs and contours that enhance the absorption characteristics of the foam. There are many discussions on the web about the effectiveness of acoustic foam vs fibreglass. An…

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ATC SCM25 Studio Monitors – a quick review!

ATC SCM25 in studio

I recently had the opportunity to borrow some ATC SCM25 studio monitors, and of course I jumped at the opportunity. ATC speakers are made in the UK and come with a considerable studio pedigree. Attack magazine put the ATC SCM25’s on the top of their top ten: Best Monitors In my own humble studio I…

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Lundor Acoustic Panel – offices and boardrooms

The recently released Lundor acoustic panel is proving popular for modern offices and corporate environments. Often described as being “funky” or “cool”!! General noise levels in offices can often be reduced by using sound absorbing panels in areas where there are hard surfaces. Boardrooms utilised for conference calls often suffer from excessive reverberation that impacts…

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Graeham Goble’s home studio acoustic treatment

I recently had the pleasure of acoustically treating Graeham Goble’s temporary home studio. I’ve never seen so many gold records in one location! Given the large open plan nature of the room we decided to enclose the mixing workstation, and treat another area of the room for the recording of acoustic and amplified instruments. An…

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Improving office acoustics: Rosa Noir and MP700-40 installation

I was recently asked to sort out the acoustics in a couple of small meeting rooms that resonated a bit like large telephone boxes (showing my age, remember those, the old red ones?). We used the Rosa Noir panels as they are a broadband panel, combined with the MP700/40 panels on the ceiling. The resonance…

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Rosa Noir Home Theatre Acoustic Panel

It’s been a while since my last post, unfortunately had a few health issues that needed attending too, which involved a three week stint in hospital. Glad to walk out of that place. More importantly, we have just launched a new home theatre acoustic panel that provides excellent absorption down to 200hz, and is designed…

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HA600-75 Hybrid Acoustic panel proving popular

The HA600-75 has been installed in a variety of applications for the last two years, from fully professional studios, audio schools and projects studios to home theatre. Because of the ability to easily change the acoustic characteristics of the panel, it means you can easily change the sound of your room if required. A bit…

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SoundAcoustics products now in Sketchup 3D warehouse

Problem Bedroom Studio2

I’ve finally got around to uploading SoundAcoustics products as Trimble Sketchup.  Sketchup is a great free 3D modelling program that makes designing a room layout reasonably easy. There are video tutorials to get you going, and components for a room such as a desk etc can be downloaded from the 3D warehouse. SoundAcoustics products can…

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HA600-75 Acoustic Panels installed at JMC Academy Melbourne

It’s been a busy last few months, and in particular we’ve been installing the HA600-75 hybrid acoustic panel in the newly revamped Studio 2 at JMC  Academy Melbourne. They have installed some nice outboard gear as well, a 24 track Toft console, boutique pres, SSL interfaces etc. A great recording experience for first year students.…

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