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celticpiping

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General approach to this situation
« on: July 29, 2010, 03:16:33 PM »
My friend's church is asking what they should initially do to help with the "sound bouncing around".
You can hear it in the empty room pretty easily.

There's a lot of bare sheetrock(esp front & back): and glass windows all long both sides.
But my main question, is on the diagram, you can see the dotted line behind the seating.
That represents the rear wall, which starts 8 feet from the floor(it's an overhanging wall), and extends approx 10 feet to the cathedral ceiling: again all bare sheetrock.

The mains(on stands) are basically pointing at the rear of the room: and in my mind, probably bouncing directly into this balcony.

What would you lads say to covering this balcony face with something to stave off first reflections?

I'd love to hear thoughts..

Rich

ps. the rear is a huge wall of bare sheetrock.

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Re: General approach to this situation
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2010, 04:11:44 PM »
Rich,
What you are trying to accomplish is acoutical conditioning and there are formulas for calculating the amount of absorption materials(NRC) in the room along with location(mapping).
Covering primary reflection points will be key, having the church mapped out will be a must do.
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