Sonex Cover Material

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Carl Gaff, Jul 8, 2002.

  1. Carl Gaff

    Carl Gaff Second Unit

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    I recently purchased some Sonex foam panels to tame a few echoes in my home theater. Unfortunately, the wife acceptance factor dropped to a minus 5 when she saw that the foam was gray. Any one have any idea where I can purchase some WHITE acoustically transparent material to cover these panels up?
     
  2. Chu Gai

    Chu Gai Lead Actor

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    can't convince her that its artistic, huh? i don't have any personal experience with sites so all i can offer is to suggest you run a google search on the terms "acoustically transparent cloth" for there are places where you can buy it. The thing is, I have this feeling, mind you just a feeling, that the choices you're going to come up with will still meet with a negative reaction. So another suggestion might be to select some fabric with your wife at the fabric store and put that over it. I truly don't know the negative impact that would have but I don't think its gonna be that adverse. Hopefully others can weigh in with other suggestions. BTW, that foam is fire retardant, no?
     
  3. Phil A

    Phil A Producer

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    Sonex comes in other colors that don't require you sleep on the couch. For acoustical treatments, you can also look at www.acousticsfirst.com. They make 'Sound Channels' fabric in a variety of colors. The Sonex of course may feel very comfortable placed on top of the couch.
     
  4. Jan Strnad

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    Maybe you should think in terms of area rugs, wall hangings, etc. The fabric store idea is also excellent.

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  5. Chu Gai

    Chu Gai Lead Actor

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    You're right Phil, it just doesn't do a good job of attenuating snoring though. of course if you whistle in your sleep...
     

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