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How to handle a "screaming" room

jonathan-s, modified 12 Years ago.

How to handle a "screaming" room

Youngling Posts: 22 Join Date: 5/2/09 Recent Posts

I'm about to set up a 5.1 system with 8020/7050, and so far i have 2x 8020 and the 7050. I set them up and it sounded nice, but when i highered the volume the room started screaming and my ears hurt. Sounds like some kind of resonance. The room is rectangular, the ceiling and walls are concrete, and the ceiling isn't very high, maybe 230 cm. I think the room is something like 4x6 metres. It was the same when i tried a pair of 8040s in there.

Any ideas what could be causing this and how i could possibly treat the room to get rid of this? Do tell if you need to know anything else about the room!

ilkka-rissanen, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: How to handle a "screaming" room

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts

It sounds your room simply lacks of acoustic treatment which makes it "sound" bad.

For quick and simple solution I would look at removable acoustic panels.