9780070213821

Sound Studio Construction on a Budget

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070213821

  • ISBN10:

    0070213828

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-09-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics
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Summary

This one-of-a-kind book from a leading acoustics expert makes it possible for anyone with a modicum of electronics skills to build an inexpensive sound studio from scratch. It contains blueprints for eight complete designs, each accompanied by a comprehensive parts list. Author F. Alton Everest makes diffusion--a critical factor in small-room acoustics--accessible to the masses, offering plans for homemade diffusing elements. Professional audio engineers, sound technicians, bands, and upper-level audiophiles will be intrigued by the possibilites for designing the following audio rooms: voice-over recording studio; modern and classical music recording studio; rock music recording studio; small announce booth; film/video/audio workroom; home theater; control room; hi-fidelity listening room.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

A Voice-Over Recording Studio.

A Recording Studio for Modern and Classical Music.

A Recording Studio for Rock Music.

A Small Announce Booth.

A Film/Video/Audio Work Room.

Home Theater.

Control Room.

Hi-Fi Listening Room.

Appendices:

A: Diffusion by Schroeder Diffusor.

B: Site Selection.

C: Wall Construction and Performance.

D: Floor and Ceiling Construction and Performance.

E: HVAC Precautions.

F: Doors and Observation Windows.

G: Normal Mode Problems.

H: Sound Absorption Coefficients.

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