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    Talk back to foyer and dressing rooms

    I have run the speaker cable and have the speakers ready to be installed in the foyer and dressing rooms. Mt question is what do I need to drive the speakers? I need to be able to talk to the foyer and dressing rooms separately. So does this mean I need a preamp with two outputs so I can switch...
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    49 db Sound insulation

    Yeah, who would choose to work in acoustics! :grin: Thanks for the article, I can see now how difficult it is to achieve certain levels of sound isolation. After testing the booth just now with a set of speakers and an ipod I can tell where the sound is escaping, most of it is coming from...
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    49 db Sound insulation

    Hi guys. I had the architect in yesterday to look at the sound isolation in the control booth... he told me that during the planning he consulted a few 'acoustic specialist books' (made me worried straight away) and came to the conclusion that 70dB sound isolation was almost impossible to...
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    hi

    Hello, I am a theatre technician and trainee teacher at a sixth form college in England. My background is in acting and behind the scenes of television. This technical theatre industry is relatively new to me but I'm learning as I go. I am in charge of lighting and set design at the college and...
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    49 db Sound insulation

    in response to my questioning the integrity of the sound isolation in the booth the architect said: The booth is almost identical in construction to a booth installed in a commercial theatre that we completed a while ago. We have received no adverse comments regarding the acoustic...
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    49 db Sound insulation

    Thanks for your reply. Would padding the inside with acoustic panels help? at the moment the sound inside the booth is bouncing all over the place off all the hard surfaces. Would reducing the ping (for want of a better word) ant putting in bass traps help?
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    49 db Sound insulation

    Hello, The college I work at have just finished renovating an old hall in to a workable professional theatre space... I stipulated that I needed the control booth to be sound proofed for obvious reasons the plans came back and said that the insulation will be to a minimum of 49db. Now the room...