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Offline Hass

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Reducing Reverberation In Living Room
« on: May 26, 2019, 21:06 »
A friend is setting up a simple system in the living room but there's too much reverb and echo. What's the easiest way to do it? He doesnt like carpet and the design is minimalist. There's a sofa and a dining table. No coffee table, only a low TV unit.

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Re: Reducing Reverberation In Living Room
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2019, 12:49 »
Seat close to speaker

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Re: Reducing Reverberation In Living Room
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2019, 15:18 »
headphones, Room treatment or suffer
I have a pile of stuff that pushes out squiggly waveforms from smaller squiggly waveforms that sometimes come from 1's and 0's.
It's wonderful to behold as long as you don't let the magic smoke out.

Life is short! Enjoy the music while it plays, when it stops, there might be a chair for you...or  maybe not.

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Re: Reducing Reverberation In Living Room
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2019, 16:58 »
Seat close to speaker

He's not a hifi person, doesnt really sit to listen type.

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Re: Reducing Reverberation In Living Room
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2019, 21:01 »
Sounds like empty room which forms another echo chamber. I would start by damping the ceiling corners with acoustic foam, and then damping the wall/floor with the most first reflections.

You didnt mention what kind of speakers. Since non hifi buddy then keep to modest sealed small bookshelves, as larger ported floorstanders will mean more problems to manage