[Noisebridge-discuss] Walls - Echo control

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Tue Nov 29 15:09:07 PST 2011


What if the sound panels were hung vertically from the center of the
ceiling? This is a common approach in concrete buildings. That would
keep the walls clear for the mural of awesome, while simultaneously
reducing echo.

--Casey

On 11/29/2011 02:40 PM, Ben Mushol wrote:
> extremely valuable input for consideration.
>
> So a hanging tapestry becomes much more viable, or if soome baffled foam 
> were acquired it could be decorated before being mounted.
>
> This whole thing sounds like it will turn into an ongoing process.
>
> Waste styrofoam from packing could be mongoed at a best buy magic place of 
> stuff or something, painted, cut up and mounted.
>
> I guess my next question is does anyone have knowledge on sprayguns and 
> have an air compressor for painting foam?
>
> On Tue, 29 Nov 2011, FireFaerie wrote:
>
>> Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 13:02:31 -0800
>> From: FireFaerie <FireFaerie at psyreal.net>
>> To: 'Ben Mushol' <ben at sixgirls.org>
>> Cc: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: RE: [Noisebridge-discuss] Walls - Echo control
>>
>> Echoes are not a result of the space between the drywall boards but rather
>> reflections from the hard wall surface. Placing anechoic material centrally
>> on the face of the wall changes the angle of incidence which leads to
>> reduced reverberation and reflection.  In addition to sound dampening panels
>> other things like hanging rugs, tapestries, hanging art, anything that
>> softens or changes significantly the angle of incidence will reduce reverb.
>> ~K~
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ben Mushol [mailto:ben at sixgirls.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 11:29 AM
>> To: FireFaerie
>> Cc: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] Walls - Echo control
>>
>> This supercedes mechanical schematic murals..
>>
>> Would drilling a small hole in each wall and filling them with packing
>> peanuts also cancel echoes? Or filling the spaces with a foam A. work and
>> B. be possible in any form with what is available?
>>
>> On Mon, 28 Nov 2011, FireFaerie wrote:
>>
>>> Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 20:01:44 -0800
>>> From: FireFaerie <FireFaerie at psyreal.net>
>>> To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
>>> Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Walls - Echo control
>>>
>>> Noisebridgers,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Now that walls are built the rooms could benefit from echo control. We
>> need
>>> some acoustic ceiling tiles or foam panels to go on the walls to knock
>> down
>>> the echo. I'm willing to build panels and am interested in locating
>> donated
>>> or free materials (being a starving hacker and all). If you have any of
>>> these materials to donate or would like to help manifest this project
>> please
>>> let me know.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> DIY Acoustic Panel
>>>
>>> http://www.angelfire.com/sports/RCcars/acousticpanel.htm
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Materials Needed:
>>>
>>> Fiber Glass Insulation 3.5" thick
>>>
>>> Peg board
>>>
>>> Wood 3/4" thick x 3.5" wide x 8' long
>>>
>>> Fabric to cover each panel
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ~Kaya~
>>>
>>>
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