I saw a demo booth some years ago at a trade show and it was very weird
to go inside and look out a 6 x 8 opening to the noisy display floor and
hear almost nothing inside - the reverse was true also.
Sonex is commonly used in sound recording studios and can be seen in
the background of some sets of ST: Voyager.
We used it far a lot of years to control the whine of 6 16mm film
An acoustical consultant can tell you what you will need - or even if
this is the right soultion.
Good luck with the building program!
Rhonda Rosen wrote:
> hi everyone,
> we are in the very beginning stages of planning our new library. I'm
> hoping you guys can help me with some ideas, suggestions - maybe things you
> wish you could have in your media areas if you were to begin again - maybe
> things that are on the cutting edge that you would suggest i plan for...
> also, we are looking seriously at using an automated retrieval system.
> If anyone is using one of these systems, can you tell me if you use it for
> media items? from what i gather temperature control may actually be better
> where they are housed in the ARS than in many of our library areas, but i'm
> wondering if they really would be okay...
> another question - we were thinking of having an area where we would have a
> large screen monitor with 24 hour news playback or satellite programming
> -but sound concern is a problem -can't have it blasting in the library, yet
> i would want it where people can wander by, sit down on couches maybe and
> watch...any ideas on this?
> ok, anyone have any great ideas?