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Jul 11, 2005

Residential Sound Proofing: ‘Pumping up’ the volume may be top of the list in planning a home media room, but ask any sound consultant, and you will soon discover that how quiet the room should be is just as important.

The article is, in part, an ad for Acoustiblok products, but it’s a good read if you’re interested in improving a room’s sound-insulating qualities.

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Something we (sadly) don’t see everyday: speakers designed and built by a woman

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Not a good idea: building residential subdivision (800 homes, plus an elementary school and cafes) right next to one of the busiest railroad lines in the country.

I don’t think I need to say anything more.

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The Oasis Home Theater Blog reports that Monster is setting up a program that helps installers deal with the challenges of managing and optimize cable runs in high-end home theaters. This is a good thing (but I still think they’re evil).

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Everything you needed to know about widescreen TV/DVD aspect ratios, complete with examples.

And I even like their selection of movies (I have a soft spot in my heart for The Black Hole - I don’t know why, it was a bad movie, and yet I enjoyed it).

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A few months ago, I announced that I was selling Bruel & Kjaer 1/2in Mic. adapters for GenRad 1986/1987 acoustic calibrators. Well, I just sold my last one. Sorry.

If you’re looking to make a bulk purchase, drop me a line and I might manufacture some more. Otherwise, I don’t anticipate producing any more.

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