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3 Steps to a Soundproof Wall

Drywall contractors of a certain age and ilk, when asked about the best soundproofing techniques for deadening noise bleed through a common wall, will most likely respond with the age old, go-to, and ultimately incorrect answer: to stuff or blow batting insulation between the studs in the wall.   To them, they consider the wall soundproofed….

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Podcast Studios | Acoustic Sound

Clarity to the broadcast signal should be the goal for every amateur or professional podcaster.   The quality of the communication signal will make or break the success of the podcast.   For some, it’s a matter of just hooking up the microphone and recording into their Macbook or tablet.   But for those who take the time…

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How to Soundproof a Gun Range

The design function for soundproofing a gun range is to mitigate noise exposure levels for both the shooter, members of the range, and the neighboring community. The definition of the noise reduction project depends on the starting point.   Is this an indoor gun range or an outdoor gun range, and who are we seeking to…

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Auditorium Acoustics Design: Then and Now

Auditoriums and theatres are used for a wide variety of purposes ranging from concerts to lectures to theatrical performances, meaning the acoustical requirements for auditorium design have proven tricky over the years. Many believe that spending an excessive amount of money on new speakers or microphones will improve poor audio quality, but due to the…

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Sound Blocking Blockbusters: How To Soundproof Your Home Theater

Summer movie season is winding down, and that means that this year’s summer blockbusters are finding their way into home theaters. Ultra-high definition home projectors can throw crystal-clear images on the screen, but what truly defines a quality home theater experience is a powerful and properly-tuned sound system. THX average reference calibration levels for theater…

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