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Articles Tagged Acoustics

  • Thursday, March 07, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/07/13 03:00 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics Inc. is now shipping its new Studiofoam T Acoustic Absorption Panels. Auralex’s latest Studiofoam profile, Studiofoam T provides the absorption performance that Studiofoam is famous for with a more contemporary look. Studiofoam T eliminates standing waves and flutter echo while reducing unwanted reflections.  The unique 2” profile is available in a 2’ x 2’ or 2’ x 4’ format and can be mixed with other Auralex Studiofoam profiles, making possible a wide variety of aesthetic designs. The new… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 06, 2013
    audio measurement
    Ken DeLoria 03/06/13 09:57 AM,
    Last time out (here), we looked at early forms of audio measurement equipment, including chart recorders, heterodyne analyzers, and real-time analyzers (RTAs). Now let’s pick it up with fast Fourier transform analyzers (FFTs), which are still in widespread use the world over in a variety of forms. In addition to accurately characterizing audio signals, FFTs are used for vibration analysis, order analysis of rotating machinery, RF and microwave measurements, and many other purposes. One could say they’re the gold standard… View this story
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  • Friday, February 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/22/13 10:59 AM,
    The Institute of Acoustics (IOA), the UK’s professional body for those working in acoustics, noise and vibration, has presented SynAudCon President Pat Brown with the 2012 Peter Barnett Memorial Award.  The Peter Barnett Memorial Award, which is made annually, recognizes advancements and technical excellence in the fields of electro-acoustics, speech intelligibility, and education in acoustics & electro-acoustics. Institute of Acoustics, Sam Wise comments “Pat Brown’s contribution to electro-acoustics is measured by his gut level and study-enhanced understanding of audio and… View this story
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  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/13/13 08:36 AM,
    The Church of the Greater Faith in New Albany, Indiana, is an active and forward-thinking Pentecostal congregation that has been growing by leaps and bounds, thanks in no small part to their contemporary approach to worship. Indeed, Greater Faith’s rapid growth has been a source of both joy and challenges, and as their numbers have swelled, their modest 700-seat sanctuary now hosts two Sunday morning services, with a third service added in the afternoon. The peaked, metal A-frame structure has… View this story
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  • Friday, January 18, 2013
    church sound acoustics
    Vance Breshears 01/18/13 05:37 PM,
    “Hi, my name is Bob. I’m with “xyz” church and we’re designing a new worship center,” says a voice on the other end of the phone. “The architect told us it’s time to get a sound guy involved, so I’m calling you.” “Oh no,” I think, “this is the first sign of trouble.” After talking with him to get initial information about the scope of the project, we get to the heart of the problem: “Most of the building design… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessInstallationMeasurementProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, January 02, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/02/13 01:10 PM,
    Already one of the largest facilities of its kind, Raleigh’s Museum of Natural Sciences recently completed work on an impressive new addition: the 80,000 square foot Nature Research Center (NRC). Featuring state-of-the-art labs, research opportunities, and numerous interactive exhibits, the crown jewel of the new NRC wing is surely the SECU Daily Planet, an intensely immersive, three-story multimedia space that engages visitors with a flurry of sight and sound, while offering a powerful message about the wonders of science in… View this story
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  • acoustics
    PSW Staff 01/02/13 07:54 AM,
    Acoustical Solutions has introduced Whisperwave Ribbon Baffles, curved accent acoustical baffles that are unique because they add movement and creative design while reducing noise and reverberation. The Ribbon Baffles are a new addition to the company’s Whisperwave line, which all add dimension and acoustical control in open, reverberant spaces. “We introduced the Whisperwave line here at Acoustical Solutions over a year ago,” says Gary Hudson, ASI national sales manager. “They have quickly become some of our most popular products because… View this story
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  • Monday, November 19, 2012
    gik acoustics
    PSW Staff 11/19/12 01:43 PM,
    GIK Acoustics has announced the new, built-in Scatter Plate, which can add scattering/diffusion to all of the company’s broadband bass traps and acoustic panels. The Scatter Plate is a wooden plate crafted with a mathematical sequence of slots that add one-dimensional scattering/diffusion. It is built in between the fabric and the absorption material on GIK Acoustics’ 242 Acoustic Panel, 244 Bass Trap, Monster Bass Trap, Tri-Trap or ArtPanel. The concept of the Scatter Plate follows that of professionally designed control… View this story
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  • Friday, October 19, 2012
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    PSW Staff 10/19/12 06:38 AM,
    By installing a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system in its principal performance and rehearsal space, the Crowden Music Center in Berkeley, CA has greatly extended outreach opportunities to music ensembles throughout the Bay Area, while enhancing performance acoustics for its students. The Crowden Music Center’s programs encompass The Crowden School, an independent day school for grades four through eight, and the Crowden Center for Music in the Community, which supports classical music in the Bay Area by hosting performances and… View this story
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  • Friday, October 12, 2012
    auralex
    PSW Staff 10/12/12 06:50 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics has introduced the new ProFusor II fabric wrapped sound diffusor, designed to address flutter echo without removing acoustic energy in the room or greatly changing the frequency content of the sound. Implementing ProFusor II diffusors can help can make a small space seem large and a large space seem even larger while also allow users to enhance the accuracy of critical listening environments and create a larger “sweet spot.” Ideal for use in residential theaters, listening rooms, concert… View this story
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