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How to Build a Small Budget Recording Studio from Scratch 4/E, 4th Edition by Mike Shea

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CHAPTER 14Studios for a Commercial Radio Station

The client in this example was represented by a very knowledgeable engineer who had already laid out a floor plan suitable for their needs. He wanted it checked out for room resonance distribution, a complete acoustical treatment plan made for each room, and then measurements done to verify the design.

The floor plan already decided upon, shown in Fig. 14.1, includes master control, production control, and a talk booth. The word booth infers that it is small and so it is. This one is 805 cubic feet, only half the minimum volume recommended. The other two rooms are somewhat larger than the minimum 1500 cubic feet, 2000 and 1943 cubic feet.

FIGURE 14.1 Floor plan for highly efficient studio and ...

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