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Discussion in 'Acoustics' started by Dentman, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. Dentman

    Dentman Well-Known Member

  2. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    Those are nice, but remember they are only 12 x 12. The three 24 x 24 panels in my family room are 12 square feet of coverage where this package is 14 square feet. I would think most rooms would need three to four of these packages to get effective results.
  3. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    You also have to think about how you are going to mount them. I am not a fan of the double-sided foam tape often recommended as it ruins the paint on the wall. The best mounting solution I've ever used for that type of foam was stiff solid wire simple pressed into the drywall and sticking out so the foam can be pressed onto it. The result to the wall is merely a tiny hole where the wire was pressed into it. Two to three wires would easily hold one of those foam panels into place.
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  4. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    And this is what I am talking about for those who have not been in my family room:


    The three maroon foam panels perform similarly to the one's @Dentman linked to per square foot of coverage. That entire package is only 14.3% more coverage area. The three foam panels alone, while making an improvement, needed more to truly calm the room. Hence the four diffusor/absorbers above them on the wall. That room is still extremely lively with lots of bright echo and reverb. As such, 14 square feet of coverage is just a start.
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  5. Huey

    Huey Well-Known Member Famous

    Jack, Check out GIK acoustics. They have 2 foot by 4 foot panels for only $58.99 a piece, although it looks like you have to buy them three at a time. LINK
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  6. Deacon

    Deacon Humble Servant

    I got some homemade panels that I would be willing to part with for a reasonable price!:biggrin:
  7. Dentman

    Dentman Well-Known Member

    Just damn!
  8. TKoP

    TKoP Well-Known Member

    Or build your own... link to raw panels online. And then easy to follow instructions...
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  9. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    @Dentman has made panels before and they were very good. The only mistake he made was his choice in fabric.
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  10. Dentman

    Dentman Well-Known Member

    Yes, poor indeed. Lol
    I've decided on just buying the 703 2" and building them myself. Now, who has a sale on plaid fabric?
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  11. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    You know, I happen to have a business for making acoustic panels. You could have called me and I'd do it at cost in order to get some self-promotion.
  12. bmwuk

    bmwuk Well-Known Member

    You can get various fabrics from acoustimac
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  13. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    I tend to prefer Walmart.
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  14. Dentman

    Dentman Well-Known Member

    No I actually didn't know that. I thought you were only doing speakers. I've been so submerged in the stock market since I jumped in with both feet I've missed a lot. In fact I haven't read any of your recent threads about speakers and such in a while. I've only jumped in here for quick checks/remarks.

    That aside now that you officially have a business I would never ask for free services from you. Thank you tough. I'm enjoying a day off from the markets.

    Oh i should also mention my brother moved in with us for about 8 weeks while separating from his wife. He left monday to live life in Mexico. I've been very busy and very distracted.
  15. Towen7

    Towen7 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

    If you ever make a trip to Houston let’s discuss a consultation.
  16. Flint

    Flint "Do you know who I am?" Superstar

    Well, hell, I've been wanting to take @Dentman up on his offer for a room if I ever came down, so I may be there next week.
  17. Dentman

    Dentman Well-Known Member

    Doors always open.

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