Home Theater Acoustic Service

October 20, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about home theater acoustic service that we offer. We don’t do a lot in home theater but we do some to help people out and we’re just going to walk through 5 or 6 different areas to kind of give you a feel for what you need to look at […]

Form + Substance = Essence

October 13, 2016 No Comments

Today I kind of want to give you a little bit of guidelines that we use in our design work and how we kind of approach projects. But we kind of follow this form plus substance equals essence formula which you may or may not have heard of but… Form obviously is size, volume, the […]

Ductwork – Noise Transmission

October 6, 2016 No Comments

Today I want to talk about ductwork and the noise transmission that goes on in our ductwork, in our HVAC systems, hot air, cool air, depending on what climate and region of the country that you work in. So ductwork sometimes looks like this; square, rectangular tubes and stuff like that goes through our house […]

Don’t Set Your Speakers On The Floor!

September 29, 2016 2 Comments

Today we’re going to talk about how not to set your speakers on the floor. I wanted to deal with that in a bunch of different areas. So we can look at the ramifications of that statement. Speaker – energy producing device. All right? So we have our speaker, we have our listening position. Okay? […]

Dedicated Listening Room Service

September 22, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about our dedicated listening room service. And this is a service that we provide for people that have a specific room that they’re going to use for a specific musical purpose. And in most cases it’s two channel playback. So it has a single usage and that usage is music […]

Classroom Design Service

September 15, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about our classroom design service. We get a lot of work with classrooms, we do a lot of work with churches. And what is the goal in a classroom? Obviously, you have to hear the spoken word. Because the teacher’s up in front of the class, the students are in […]

23rd International Congress on Sound & Vibration, Acoustic Fields ACDA-12 CSM

September 11, 2016 No Comments

The 23rd International Congress on Sound & Vibration (ICSV23) was held in Athens, Greece, from 10 to 14 July 2016 in cooperation with the Hellenic Institute of Acoustics (HELINA) and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE). Maria Kousi’s abstract The Athens Research Centre For Music Acoustics And Architecture; Integrated Acoustical Design Of The Multipurpose Auditorium is […]

Church Acoustical Design

September 8, 2016 No Comments

Today we’re going to talk about church acoustical design and some of the variables that churches face with energy and size of the church. So what do we have in a church as a source? Well we have the spoken word, we have the musical word if you will and a lot of times all […]

Acoustic Foam – Which Type is Best?

September 5, 2016 No Comments

Acoustic foam comes in two types, open cell and closed cell and there’s some confusion I see in my inbox about that so let’s walk through the differences. Open cell foam is exactly what the name implies. The cells are open which allows for air movement to get inside each cell, move around, create friction, […]

DIY Sound Diffuser Build Plans

July 23, 2016 2 Comments

If you go to the DIY section on our website you will see that we offer a lot of do it yourself kits: for diaphragmatic absorbers, quadratic diffusion, all kinds of devices, sliding foam panels, etc. Today I want to talk about the diffuser build plans because I do get some questions and hopefully this […]