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Articles Tagged Acoustics

  • Thursday, March 10, 2016
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    John Calder 03/10/16 11:33 AM,
    Courtesy of Acoustic Geometry.   It’s a truism in standards-testing industries: you can only test for parameters for which you have tests. In the acoustics business that means testing is limited to measurement values which have accurate and repeatable tests, like sound pressure. This is especially important when you consider that hearing – our system of ears and brain – is highly complex, and some sound-perception functions have no equivalent in current test methodologies. Or, put more simply, you can’t… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogOpinionStudy HallAVDigitalEngineerMeasurementSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, March 07, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/07/16 09:53 AM,
    The Boxtones got turned onto Broadway acoustic panels via local Primacoustic dealer Melody House when searching for a solution to the acoustic issues in their new apartment studio. Currently signed with Universal Music MENA, the band members hail from Canada and Scotland but are now based in Dubai. While working on their new album, the band members felt that they needed to build a studio at one of their homes so they could work when they pleased in order to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVInstallationSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, February 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/29/16 08:07 AM,
    The Northeastern U.S. offers many beautiful churches, from Gothic-style buildings to old fashioned meetinghouses. But a true European-style cathedral like the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury, Connecticut, is a rarity. The demanding aesthetic and acoustical requirements were key reasons Peter Scandone, Jr., president of New Haven systems integrator PASCOM Sound, chose a Renkus-Heinz Iconyx Gen5 IC32-RN digitally steered line array as the heart of the new system. “I’ve been working in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/17/16 10:33 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics introduces SonoTech, the latest product utilizing Auralex’s proprietary Studiofoam. SonoTech offers effective absorption treatment, on a budget, for home studios in need of a softer aesthetic than offered by other Studiofoam products. This unique 2-inch thick profile is available in a 2 x 2-foot format and is a great choice for a variety of residential applications. SonoTech panels are available in charcoal and are made from Auralex’s long-lasting, melamine-free formula, which won’t crumble with age. Studiofoam SonoTech panels… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
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    John Calder 02/11/16 11:52 AM,
    Courtesy of Acoustic Geometry.   Because physical space – a room – is the final and often most influential component in any audio system, understanding the basics of acoustics is a great way to start improving the sound of your system. Whether you’re a musician, an audio professional, an audiophile, a home-theater owner, or simply interested in sound, knowing more about how acoustics work will be greatly helpful. The new video release is called “An Acoustic Primer”, it runs just… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureVideoStudy HallInstallationSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/11/16 08:39 AM,
    Since 1833, Antwerp City Brewery’s De Koninck manufacturing site has brewed the famous “Bolleke” beer. The premises recently underwent significant renovations to open the facility to tours, creating a visitor experience in keeping with the quality long established by their brew masters. In late 2015 they opened an experience room to tell the story of their famous Belgian Beers, utilizing much needed acoustical treatment from Primacoustics. During the renovation process there emerged a hiccup in their plans and it had… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, February 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/08/16 05:17 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics has introduced GeoFusor, a new sound diffusor based on the geodesic dome pattern designed to address standing waves and flutter echo without removing acoustic energy. The dimensional shape is also intended to provide smooth, even diffusion and allow back filling with absorptive material for enhanced low-end control.  The GeoFusor is wall- and ceiling-mountable and is offered in two sizes (1-foot x 1-foot and 2-feet x 2-feet). The 2 x 2 GeoFusor is sized to fit in ceiling grids… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, February 05, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/05/16 07:52 AM,
    GIK Acoustics announces the expansion of the Alpha Wood Series to include larger panels as well as corner bass traps. GIK first introduced the Alpha Wood Series last fall with the launch of the 4A Alpha Panel. The Corner CT Alpha Bass Trap, the large 2A Alpha Panel with freestanding supports as well as the 6A Alpha Panel were on display at the NAMM show and are now available for sale directly worldwide on all our websites. There are three… View this story
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  • Thursday, February 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/04/16 03:14 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics has introduced the new Studio6 Bass Trap, designed to help control low-frequency sound in recording environments. The Studio6 Bass Trap is specified as providing effective broadband control from 40 Hz and up, measuring two by four feet, and 6 inches deep. At the request of customers, it’s also stand-mountable using optional ProMAX stands, allowing it to be used in a broader number of temporary recording and mixing situations or where a permanent installation is not possible or desired.… View this story
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  • Friday, January 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/29/16 08:43 AM,
    The Singapore American School (SAS) has installed a Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system in its upgraded school auditorium, fixing a sound issue that prevented performers from hearing each other clearly. The system now gives students the opportunity to learn about active acoustics technology first hand, while also providing a customizable sound experience for community productions. “As a school, we have a bold vision to be a world leader in education, cultivating exceptional thinkers, prepared for the future,” says Dr. Chip… View this story
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