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Why the emphasis on acoustics in
home theatres and places that
feature sound reproduction?
The answer is quite simple because the quality of loudspeaker
performance is directly linked it's surroundings; the speaker and
the room are one. The frequency response, imaging and spatial
sensation we perceive, depend upon a combination of the sound emerging
from the loudspeaker and the indirect reflected sound from the room's
The human brain, through the auditory system, processes both these
direct and reflected sound bites to define the psycho acoustical
emotions and sensations which we derive from sound. A state of
auditory euphoria if you will.
The addition of decorative wall upholstery
is not only beautiful but is necessary to achieve the proper Noise
Reduction Coefficient (N.R.C.). A ratio of .35 to .95 is the acceptable
Many of our sound treatment installations boast wall speakers set at ear
level with padding cut out around covered by fabric
thus the speaker is invisible to the eye.
The more comprehensive the sound system, the more important it is to
compliment it with proper room acoustic treatments to add not only
beauty but enhance quality sound enjoyment for years to come.
Remember that as the cost of home entertainment increases, it is
even more important not to compromise the electronics with poor