Acoustic Panels

  • Classroom Noise Reduced by Panels

    Reducing background noise in classrooms can reduce teacher stress Reducing background noise in classrooms can tangible benefits for both teachers and pupils.  Minimising reflected sound or reverberation can direct result in improved speech clarity and better understanding by pupils, while teachers have less need to shout or strain to be heard.  Hard surfaces like glass or masonry are usually the culprits, […]

  • Lightweight Acoustic Panels – Classroom Acoustics

    Classroom Noise a Problem for Teachers and Pupils – Lightweight acoustic Panels by Gerald Hynes Background noise in classrooms can be a major problem, but it is not always recognised. It can result in speech recognition problems and hearing difficulties for students, and increased stress on teaching staff. Reverberation and other unwanted noise can be amplified by hard floor and wall surfaces  […]

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    LightFM Radio Studio uses Sontext Acoustic Panels

    Sontext Completes Radio Station Studio Fitout with Fabric faced Acoustic panels Sontext recently supplied Serenity Fabric Faced Acoustic Panels to the newly completed LightFM radio station. Serenity Acoustic Panels were chosen for the studio fitout because they provided these three key elements: acoustic performance to optimise sound quality, a huge variety of fabric facing options for […]

  • Noise in Church Hall – Serenity Fabric Wall Panels

    Serenity Fabric Acoustic  Wall Panels Improve Church Hall Acoustics Diamond Valley Baptist Church in Melbourne Australia recently concluded that they were unable to use their Church Hall for a planned conference because of poor sound quality and excessive reverberation. In fact reflected noise and echo meant that  the hall was only available for limited use. Serenity Fabric Acoustic […]

  • Improve Sound in Multi-Purpose Venue – Serenity Acoustic Panels

    Serenity Acoustic Panels improve Sound for Concerts Hisense Arena in Melbourne Australia is a large multi-purpose venue with a retractable roof, used for a variety of events, including sports and entertainment. The venue experienced sound quality problem when it was being used for certain concerts. Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust commissioned Acoustic Consultants Watson Moss Growcott   to develop a solution […]

  • Cafe Noise – Fix with Serenity Panels

    Hard surfaces increase Café Noise Serenity Fabric Acoustic Panels can reduce Café Noise significantly by soaking up reflected sound, or echo. Recently Sontext installed  Serenity Fabric Acoustic Panels at The Oakridge Winery in the Yarra Valley  near  Melbourne. The dining area was very noisy with hard surfaces and lots of glass, making speech difficult. Working with the Architect 2LINQ, Sontext were able […]

  • Sontext Panels – Thickness Counts!

    Most architects and interior designers these days are aware of the importance of acoustics in the design of an interior commercial space. Clients, and building occupants too, have become much more demanding in this regard, and now have high expectations of sound quality and noise minimization in interior spaces. Acoustics-related terms like unwanted noise, reverberation […]

  • Noisy Video Conferencing Rooms- Acoustic Treatment

    Speech Clarity is critical in Teleconference Facilities Sontext were recently contacted by a company that was having acoustic problems in their video conferencing room. Excessive reverberation (echo) in the room meant it was difficult for the clients or colleagues to hear speech clearly. Speech clarity is a common problem in such spaces, especially those that have been converted […]

  • Panels – Do I Need them in a Sound Studio?

    Sound Studio Acoustics need special attention to optimise sound quality Yes – When designing a recording or sound studio it is very important to consider potential sound reflection or absorption from the wall or ceiling surfaces. By using a combination of sound absorption and sound diffusion, the sound quality being recorded or produced can be enhanced quite considerably. […]

  • Fabric Panels : Does it Work?

    Does “acoustic fabric” really exist? We at Sontext get calls every week from designers asking , “We need sound absorbing panels on our project – how do we know if the fabric we want to use can be used on Acoustic Panels? “. Some fabric or textile manufacturers actually quote their  fabrics as “Acoustic“, but what […]

  • ART Panels – Where Art Meets Acoustics

    Sontext has released a digitally printed  Acoustic Panel called ARTPANEL. At the core of ARTPanels is the same sound absorbing structure as conventional fabric- wrapped Serenity Acoustic Panels from SONTEXT. (Actual sound absorption performance can be found on the Serenity Panel Data Sheet). Serenity ARTPANEL can become as beautiful art works in their own right,  in the form […]