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Measuring noise [message #84287] Wed, 11 January 2017 06:36 Go to next message
drake  is currently offline drake
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How important is it to measure the level of unwanted noise generated by the system itself? Also, what normally causes inteference from external sources to occur?
Re: Measuring noise [message #84288 is a reply to message #84287 ] Wed, 11 January 2017 09:56 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Wayne Parham  is currently offline Wayne Parham
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Naturally, if external noise is loud enough to be noticeable, it is distracting and annoying. Sources are anything from ground loops or bad connections to equipment that generates strong EMF like motors and unshielded transformers. Digital equipment sometimes makes a grungy sound.

Re: Measuring noise [message #84603 is a reply to message #84288 ] Sun, 19 February 2017 00:46 Go to previous messageGo to next message
moss24  is currently offline moss24
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Wayne Parham wrote on Wed, 11 January 2017 09:56

Naturally, if external noise is loud enough to be noticeable, it is distracting and annoying. Sources are anything from ground loops or bad connections to equipment that generates strong EMF like motors and unshielded transformers. Digital equipment sometimes makes a grungy sound.



At times, it becomes difficult to trace these sources and so I normally prefer to get an expert to handle all that. Nothing is as distracting as external noise that cannot be controlled.
Re: Measuring noise [message #88346 is a reply to message #84287 ] Thu, 05 July 2018 21:43 Go to previous message
Junior  is currently offline Junior
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How do we sound proof a simple music room converted from a bedroom so that external noise won't be a problem when we are recording something?
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