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Best way to reduce noise from windows?

Discussion in 'F.O.H.' started by EmilDelaRosa, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. EmilDelaRosa

    EmilDelaRosa New Metal Member

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    Not sure where if I posted this on the right subforum lol. Problem is one side of my room is basically 60% made of windows and i'm wondering how I can reduce external noises. Would thick curtains do the trick? I was also wondering if there are any specific kind of windows for the job.
     
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    To me it sounds like a case for really good isolation. Try asking a local studio for tipps, or get more info from the window company.
     
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    only one thing came to my mind
     
    #3 Kohugaly, Apr 25, 2013
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    The simple answer to this is mass. Curtains and thin treatments with do nothing to the low end of the spectrum. I bunch of high frequency absorbtion will also probably skew your rooms sound as well making it "dead" sounding, not in a good way. I have found 6 inches of OC703 or alike works well. This is also why you see the classic room within a room, the mass of the double wall and spacing is great for killing low end. You cheapest way is to surround the instrument your recording with thick gobos/dividers and bass traps.

    Good luck.
     

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