Tag Archives: room testing

Unpacking ETC: Time-domain measurements & early reflections

by James Lindenschmidt Using room testing software to analyze a listening room has become a common practice over the past decade, even for non-professionals. Testing is a very useful tool to understand why our rooms sound the way they do and gives us a lot of information on how to improve the sound we experience […]

Understanding Decay Times and Waterfall Graphs

Decay time waterfall graphs and frequency response charts are tools to measure the acoustics of a room. This article looks to demystify and explain what these graphs and charts really mean. Most of us have seen frequency response charts before – maybe when looking to purchase a new microphone or a new set of speakers. […]

Room EQ Wizard Tutorial

Room EQ Wizard tutorial presented by GIK Acoustics. In this video we take you through downloading, installing, and using Room EQ Wizard. You will learn how to set up your microphone and calibrate your soundcard, as well as how to take a room test measurement. You will also learn how to set up the limits […]

Treated and Untreated Listening Room

In this video, Zalan Schuster illustrates the audible difference between a treated and an untreated listening room.  Zalan is a GIK Acoustics dealer in Slovakia and his knowledge is evident in this useful video. Zalan Schuster Acoustics / GIK Acoustics showroom Tel.: +421 905 616 440 zalansch@hotmail.com www.zs-acoustics.com www.facebook.com/ZalanSchusterAcoustics We hardly realize the impact a […]

Room Setup Case Study

The following room setup case study was designed to illustrate how a typical room can be tested, designed and acoustically treated to achieve the best sound quality possible. The Room: – 13’7”W x 14’4”L x 8’H – 12’W x 5’H windows on the back wall and left wall – 6’W x 7’H sliding glass door […]