Cellar Acoustics – Confused

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Buying & Building' started by mikeburns, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. mikeburns

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    Hello,

    I’m just in the processor of converting our cellar into a cinema room. With its stone walls, flag stone flooring and a low ceiling I was expecting the acoustics to be dreadful but after some initial (very basic) testing, it sounds ok, no echo’s etc

    I was wondering if the variations in the surface of the stone (as much as 4 cm) were acting as a natural diffuser and hence calming things down a bit. Any opinions would be greatly received!

    Many thanks
     
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    Hi Mike,

    Did you test with room measurement software?
     
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    uneven stone walls are good as they do help to break up the reflection paths.
     

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