Book Description: Build your own recording studio at a cost lower than you ever thought possible! This book includes 12 tested and proven designs. Here's the perfect reference for anyone planning to build or remodel a recording studio on a shoe-string budget. Whether your interest is in radio, audio-visual, film, or television production, you can build an efficient, fully functional studio with no special training or knowledge of acoustics. Bypassing heavy-duty math and assuming you don't have an unlimited budget, this do-it-yourself guide provides 12 fully tested and proven designs that allow you to create truly outstanding recording settings. Basic acoustical principles are explained in the context of real-life project plans that detail construction materials, applied design elements, as well as cost. This Third Edition contains valuable information on acoustical materials, the latest in computer-controlled acoustical test equipment, new techniques and materials used to isolate and control vibration, and a new chapter on blueprint reading. You'll also find job-simplifying new information on materials and construction methods and a comprehensive listing of products and manufacturers. If you're an amateur audiophile or electronic hobbyist with a discerning musical ear and high hopes, but don't have cash to burn - here are plans that give you the best sound you can get for your money.