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Re: Making a parabola

Subject: Re: Making a parabola
From: "michael trommer" trommersanssoleil
Date: Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:05 pm ((PDT))
> Hi all =AD interesting discussion =AD I=B9ve used friends=B9 parabolas an=
d have been
> considering trying to rig up a home-made version as well.
> a few questions...avocet wrote:
> =B3Always use a maximum bass roll-off - you can put the bass back later
> if necessary.=B2
> I=B9m wondering how you=B9d do this ? Why wouldn=B9t you roll off the bas=
> post-recording instead? I really don=B9t see how you could simply =8Cput =
> bass that was never recorded...not meant as a criticism, necessarily =AD =
> more that I=B9m intrigued by this statement, particularly as your (avocet=
> posts seem to indicate an incredible depth of recording-related knowledge=
> also =AD it seems to me that the material used to construct the parabola =
> have an impact on the sound =AD would the plastic or nylon surface of an
> umbrella dampen/muffle the sound at all ? I was trying to figure out a wa=
y to
> coat the surface with something more reflective, but wonder if it=B9s tha=
> necessary ?



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