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at least one frequency that will be extremely loud, but Before you can apply acoustic treatment to the room, you have to select it might be nonexistent at the 25 and 75% points. the place in the room that will be your main listening area first. This can happen even when the room is acoustically treated. It's important to note that the best As a result, you want to place both the speakers and acoustic performance will almost always come from setting listening position and listening position somewhere between the up lengthwise in the room, because it's easier 25, 50, and 75% positions of the room. to avoid some of the problem room modes. Ideally, you'd want a point that's an odd, non-divisible number like 27, 38, or 45%. In other words, the speakers should be firing the long way down the room. That said, many acoustic designers feel that the 38% As you've seen in previous videos, point is the ideal listening place in the room. every room suffers from reflections that reinforce If you can't place your listening position at that at the 50% point of the room. ideal point, just strive to place it somewhere other These then diminish at the 25% and 75% points. than at the 50% point. This means that if your listening position is placed Keep in mind that after you've finished treating exactly half way in the room, there will probably be your room, you might want to experiment with slightly different speaker placement, since only an inch or two can sometimes make a big difference in the sound.
If you can't place your listening position at that ideal point, just strive to place it somewhere other than at the 50% point. Keep in mind that after you've finished treating your room, you might want to experiment with slightly different speaker placement, since only an inch or two can sometimes make a big difference in the sound.
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