Wednesday, September 26, 2012

To Rent Party Speakers Is Really Easy Today

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Find Out Why To Rent Party Speakers Is Really Easy Today

If you need powerful speakers for a dance party, an outdoor or indoor corporate event, a wedding, or even an outdoor movie, then you'll learn here about why it is so easy to rent party speakers today.

The quality and power of sound is one of the most important success factors in a dance party, or any event. Without powerful speakers, people won't get in the mood you need them to be to get the party going.

A superb sound, on the flip side, however, will make the event memorable and successful.

Renting party speakers has never been easier. The reason?

The reason for that is that the audio equipment has been designed to be robust and to withstand abuse well.

For party speaker rental companies, renting speakers out is a low-risk proposition thanks to the new types of speakers available.

The Reason Why? Powered Party Speakers!

The real reason for the ease of renting today is that most party speaker rentals are powered speakers.

A power speaker is a dynamic audio component that has a sound amplifier built in. Just take an output from the iPhone, a mp3 player, a CD player, or other sources into the mixer, and drive the signal directly into the power speakers. No external amplifier needed.

Impossible To Break Power Speakers

Modern powered party speakers have amplifiers built in and also employ electronics which protects the speakers from over amplification damage.

Which means that even if an over powered sound comes in from the microphone, the speaker itself will correct for it, and the speaker cones will not be damaged.

Overall, the simplicity of the sound path from the sound source, through the mixer and directly into the power speakers provides a flexible, powerful, and safe way to bring your mixes to the audience.

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Acoustic Curtains For Singers And Musicians

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People most concerned with acoustic curtains are often either musicians or singers. They appreciate both the insulation from the outside noises and the flatter response of the room.

We will consider two main reasons why you, as a musician, would benefit from the acoustical curtains. We'll also provide pointers to choosing soundproof curtains both for sound attenuation and flattening.

We'll go over soundproofing with acoustical curtains and sound flattening with the soundproof curtains. For info on other types of acoustic/soundproofing curtains, see 3 types of soundproofing curtains on this blog.

Acoustical Curtains As Soundproofing Tool

A singer practicing singing in an apartment or even in a house, will likely be heard throughout the neighborhood unless he or she does something about the sound proofing.

The acoustical curtains will absorb a good portion of the sound produced by your voice or a musical instrument. This will reduce the disturbance of the neighbors. Conversely, you will hear a lower level of street and neighbor noise when practicing, which is an added bonus.

Flattening The Room Response, Removing Unwanted Echoes

You may get used to the room echoes when you are singing into the microphone or playing an instrument, and you may not consider the echoes disturbing.

You may only notice a huge difference when you enter a recording studio, or when you perform outside, in a place with no walls. Notice the difference? You will be less distracted by the echoes but you will also receive less feedback to your instrument playing or singing.

You may be shocked coming from a bare-walls room into a recording studio, and you may not perform that well. But when you have acoustical curtains in your practice room, you will be much better prepared for the studio conditions.

The acoustical curtains may look just like regular curtains, but are heavier, thicker. You can place them anywhere you want, on all four walls if that suits you. You can even keep them movable on caster wheels.

Find more tips on acoustical curtains at Acoustical Sheets. Or go for more general info here:

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Cheap Acoustic Foam For Soundproofing, Four Types Of Acoustic Foam Tiles

If you are looking for best acoustics of your room, recording studio, or if you even just want your room to be insulated from external noises, you've found the right place.

Depending on whether you want to build a recording studio, or just want to practice an instrument, or want to insulate your room from noise, one of the four acoustic foam types will be right for you.

Smooth acoustic foam, wedge acoustic foam, egg crate foam, and a diffuse acoustic foam are the four types of accoustic foam sheets.

The Smooth Type Of Acoustic Foam

Because of the smooth surface, these acoustic foams will reflect more sound than others.

Storage and transportation of smooth acoustic foams is their strong point as they take less space per unit mass.

Egg Crate Shaped Acoustic Foam

Egg crate acoustic foam will have small four side pyramids sticking out of the main surface. These pyramids will reduce the reflection of the sound, and the reflected sound will be directed in multiple directions.

A small disadvantage of such shapes is the appearance of two, horizontal and vertical, groves, along the sides of the pyramids. Along these lines, the impinging sound wave will be quite effectively reflected.

Wedgy Acoustic Foam

Instead of pyramids, these have one-dimensional (full length) wedges sticking out of the base. This reduces the number of groves to one..

When you want the maximum absorption effect, just place the wedges perpendicular to the direction of the incoming sound waves.

Surfaces Of Acoustic Foam Sheets That Are Irregularly Shaped

Both the wedge style and the egg crate style have preferred directions which is their drawback.

An irregularly shaped acoustic foam will have no preferred direction. Its action will be less depending on what direction the sound comes from.

Look for more information
on acoustic foam surfaces here: Acoustic Foam Sheets (link dropped, see acoustic sheets for now).

For more information on sound proof curtains, head on over to the page Sound Proofing Curtains For Home/Noise Proof Media Room Curtains.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Three Types Of SoundProofing Curtains For Home

Soundproofing curtains are used for many different reasons. Many will use soundproof, blackout curtains to sleep better without being awaken by the morning sunlight or the sounds from the streets.

No matter why you want soundproof curtains, you can accomplish all of the above cheaply, and on your own with properly selected sound proof curtains.

By selecting the soundproof curtains right, and by putting it just a little bit of work putting the curtains in place, you will accomplish much. Many days of blissful satisfaction of significantly lower noise levels in your home.

Below, three types of soundproof curtains are described. Thermal, blackout curtains that remove much of the noise, luxurious soundproof curtains, and acoustic blankets.

Thermal Blackout Curtains For Thermal, Light, And Sound Insulation

Blackout curtains were intended originally to prevent any light from entering through the window, thus affording a good night sleep for people who would be awaken by the first sunrays in the morning. It turns out that, most blackout curtains are also excellent heat and sound barriers as well, reducing the level of sound by as much as 40%.

The reason? Well, for the most part, the same quality, thickness of the material, and high density, which allows thermal and light insulation, will insulate against the sound propagation as well.

The combined effect of blocking the sunrays, and the sound, can mean the difference between sleeping soundly and waking up because of the outside disturbances.

The fact that thermal insulated curtains will stop the sound too is an added bonus that makes such curtains a great buy.

Check out some of the top thermal insulated curtains on Amazon here: thermal soundproof curtains.

This is the model we like the most: Absolute Zero Curtains.

Remember to select a maximum size that fits the budget. Even if three times wider than the window size, this will still help with sound stoppage.

Luxurious Soundproof Curtains For Home

Luxury soundproofing curtains have the qualities of thermal blackout curtains but are made of the materials that are more pleasant to the touch.

For example, check out the velvety model here: Velvet Luxury Curtain, and the suede model: Eclipse Suede Thermaback Blackout Panel.

Acoustic Blankets As Soundproof Curtains

They do not sport fancy looks, and will thus not be suitable for your living room nor the bedroom.

For insulating the sounds of your garage band, they will do the job superbly, however.

Check out vinyl coated, fiberglass acoustic blankets here: Acoustic Blanket Review.

Look for more information, for other brands and models of soundproofing curtains on this page Soundproofing Curtains.