Home Cinema Installations and Sounds Transmission Through Doors

The reference level found in a soundtrack is 105db and 115db for the LFE channel. Most people would find these levels quite high, but not challenging to listen to, in a correctly designed home cinema room.

A problem occurs though, when we face the challenge of keeping the noise inside the cinema room. In non commercial audio visual installation St Albans, quite often we find bedrooms and other living areas to be right next on the home cinema room. Special room construction techniques allow us create a sufficient noise barrier, in order to reduce any sound transmission towards the adjacent rooms.

However, doors generally been the weakest point, in this kind attempt. The mass, damping and stiffness of the home cinema door will determine its resistance to your passage of any sound waves. A door’s ability to lessen noise is you can find at its Sound transmission Class. This means, the higher in the Class the better the efficiency.

One more problem arises though; Sound waves can traverse any opening with very little harm. And to top it off, a tiny hole in a barrier would transmit nearly as much sound as being a much larger target. This acoustic property of sound could be a significant problem in a residential cinema installation, where high quality construction is required. Can be where acoustical gaskets come into appreciate. A home cinema door, so as to be effective, the seals around the head, jamb and sill must be complete and air-tight.

In other words, the actual of the acoustical gasket in an at home cinema installation, would see how close specific sound performance of the door, stomach to the published standard. A hi-end home cinema design should take everything into consideration, to ensure a hi-end acoustical stop result.