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Articles Tagged Acoustics

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/30/15 10:50 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics showcases its range of acoustical isolation products for construction, providing contractors with comprehensive solutions for room isolation in both new construction and remodeling. Five products in particular are essential tools for contractors to achieve the most solid acoustical isolation performance: Mineral Fiber Insulation, SheetBlok Sound Isolation Barrier, RC-8 Resilient Channel, U-Boat Floor Floaters and StopGap Acoustical Sealant. The best way to tighten up a room’s sound, and make it more soundproof in the process, is to design it… View this story
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  • Monday, June 29, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/29/15 08:00 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping its ProPanel ProKit-1 and ProKit-2 kits. Auralex’s newest all-in-one acoustical room treatment systems are designed to address the acoustic and aesthetic needs of a variety of applications and installations, including schools, offices, government buildings, retail, and much more, as well as small and medium-sized project studios and the most demanding professional mix/mastering environments. Based on the Auralex Class A fire-rated, fabric wrapped fiberglass ProPanels, these kits provide absorption performance and aesthetics. Each kit contains beveled-edge… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/10/15 01:20 PM,
    South Korea’s Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) has extended the versatility of its exhibition space with the installation of two steerable Meyer Sound CAL 32 column array loudspeakers. Formerly suited only for hosting floor exhibits, the room now can accommodate a variety of meetings, lectures, presentations, and performances that demand controlled coverage and highly intelligible audio reinforcement for both speech and music. CAL will be demonstrated live at InfoComm 2015 in the Meyer Sound demo room 203A. Prior to… View this story
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  • Monday, June 08, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/08/15 08:00 AM,
    St. Patrick’s Catholic Church has served its community in this Washington, D.C. suburb since 1968. The 1000-seat room’s acoustics have always been a challenge, explains Gene Ingham of systems integrator RCI Systems, the company behind the installation of the church’s new Renkus-Heinz Iconyx loudspeakers. “The sanctuary has an A-frame architecture with 35-foot ceilings and lots of windows,” Ingham observes. “The altar area is in the center, the choir is on one side with the organ and piano, and most of… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015
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    Peter Janis 06/02/15 06:09 AM,
    An interesting development has occurred in recent times: folks have become much more aware that the acoustic space plays a critical role with respect to the final sound of the room. In other words, unless you “fix the room,” changing the sound system may in fact not solve the problem at all. And truth be known, bringing the room acoustics up to an “acceptable level” is often actually easier than setting up a PA system!  Testing One, Two, Clap Go… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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    Casey Watson 05/26/15 08:12 AM,
    This article is provided by Church Audio Video.   Acoustical treatment is something that most studio engineers are quite familiar with. However, many church audio technicians have only a passing understanding of the subject. So rather than telling you what treatment you need for your space, here’s a primer on different types of acoustical treatment. Acoustical treatment is the method by which we control reflections in a space to create the ideal acoustical profile, thereby enhancing audio perception. A reflection… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/19/15 08:33 AM,
    Proud of its German heritage, New Ulm, Minnesota, boasts German-style breweries, a 45-foot-tall glockenspiel, a monument to a 9th century German hero-and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. This stately brick church features traditional architecture, with high ceilings, wooden pews, and plenty of plaster and glass. The acoustics are ideal for organ and choir, but speech intelligibility was poor with its old, cobbled-together sound system. That has since been resolved with Fulcrum Acoustics loudspeakers. When the church began adding contemporary music to… View this story
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  • Friday, May 08, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/08/15 12:57 PM,
    With its new Meyer Sound CAL column array loudspeakers, the Grand Elysee Hotel in Hamburg, Germany can now provide clarity for both speech and music presentations in the Spiegelsaal (Mirror Room) while also solving a design challenge for the large and reflective space. “With CAL, speech intelligibility at the far back of the full room is excellent,” reports Stefan Gurr, head of event and communication technology for the Grand Elysee Hotel. “Guests have commented that it is very easy to… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/06/15 08:10 AM,
    The world’s first full-scale (50-feet wide x 40-feet long x 32-feet high) big data exploration facility opened at Virginia Tech’s Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology on January 30, 2015 and features audio technologies from Harman’s JBL Professional and BSS Audio. Known as the Cube, this four-story, $15 million theater and laboratory uses motion capture and visual environment technologies, specialized acoustics, real-time audio visual rendering and high-performing computers to create a virtual environment laboratory that allows scientists to model and… View this story
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  • Monday, May 04, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 08:47 AM,
    The Venetian is an event and reception facility in Northern New Jersey for weddings and other formal events. The hall’s majestic décor, with its marble walls and flooring, is truly impressive in its grandeur. That same architecture has also long been a source of frustration for any event coordinator whose plans include musical entertainment. The Venetian recently underwent a large-scale overhaul of its audio, video, and lighting systems, designed and implemented by Paramus, NJ-based Synapse Audio Visual Designs. Among the… View this story
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