Soundproofing Dubai

There is nothing that can kill a film like low-quality audio. However, on the other hand, the best-set design, camera effects, or lighting tricks can improve your final video if the audio is similar to an older cassette.

In addition to appearing unprofessional, the poor quality of your audio creates a problem for viewers to follow the video. Your message gets lost in the background, as does your voice.

Of course, certain kinds of videos are more powered by audio than other types. I have some fantastic videos that do not contain any audio whatsoever! For videos that feature voiceover, on-screen dialogue, or an interview, it is essential to ensure that the sound quality is as high as possible.

Before we get into the details of the best ways to soundproof your home space, let us glance at how rational functions initially. We can fix the issue when we know what causes a voice recording to sound echoey or scratchy.

The science behind the sound

Sound waves move in waves. Suppose those waves come into contact with something (like the wall) and bounce back. When you are inside a space with more than one wall (and we will be honest, this is the case for most rooms), the sound waves bounce between walls. Repeatedly. The sound bouncing across a room is not the best way to create the most high-quality audio.

For a more precise understanding of what this means, I will turn the task on to John Calder of Acoustic Geometry.

As John mentions in the video, there are two kinds of sound you can hear in rooms: direct and reflection. Direct sound is created by waves that go straight to the ears (or recording your voice). On the other hand, reflecting sound is generated through sound waves that bounce off walls. Because the sound that is reflected reaches your ears later in the process, it creates distortion. In essence, it causes audio to sound bad.

To address this issue, We have the option of either absorbing reflections as well as diffuse them. The absorption of sound waves decreases the intensity of reflection. Incorporating all sound waves could seem like a good idea, but when you absorb too many, your recording may become like it needs to be more authentic and alive.

This is where diffusion is involved. Diffusion is a term for scattering. Sending reflected waves in various directions creates an effect of smoothing. It would help if you used absorption and diffusion to achieve the highest quality audio overall.

Many common misconceptions regarding the soundproofing process

To this point, we have been discussing the best way to make the audio within the room sound better. Absorption and diffusion can assist in absorbing echoes and making excellent quiet within an area. While many call this process soundproofing, we have been talking about Acoustics. However, soundproofing is the method of blocking external noise from entering the room in the first instance. It requires various tools to accomplish both of these tasks.

The sound that is emitted from a room

Soft materials absorb sound waves more than hard ones (that is why it bounces off more on floors made of hardwood than carpeting). In addition, surfaces that have many angles scatter sound waves. Combine these two ideas, and you will see why recording studios are covered with soft foam with numerous angles.

Restricting outside sound from entering a room

In order to soundproof, you must block the entry of sound waves into an area. Most of the time, highly dense materials can be used for this. However, Soundproofing Dubai is usually done during construction since it is difficult to make a room soundproof after completion. However, wait to fret. You have a few strategies you can apply to avoid this setback!

Things to Try

For an authentic voiceover, you will need to be able to manage everything we have talked about in the past: blocking out noise, absorbing any stray sounds, as well as dispersing all the others. Also, you will need a professional microphone to capture the finest sound quality possible (Check for yourself in this blog post on picking the best microphone for help).

To keep the sound from entering a room, you will require walls made of thick material. Consider using plaster instead of drywall. Since full-on construction is not cost-effective, we will focus on choosing the most suitable room you can access.

Pick a remote location, preferably with no windows. The ideal spaces may seem odd: pay attention to storage rooms, closets, or even your vehicle. Many cars of today come with built-in soundproofing to reduce driving noise. Make use of this feature to your advantage! Nobody will be able to tell whether you recorded your voiceovers while in a passenger’s seat.

Recording in an office with many people takes work. If you cannot locate a quiet space, you can make a friendly email reminder to coworkers whenever you have to record something or inform them in person.

After that, evaluate the amount of additional background noise you are hearing. The most efficient way to do this is to connect headphones to your microphone and watch closely for any sound it is listening to. For example, do you hear the dog barking? Do you hear noises from construction? Is the fan on your computer’s fan turning?

Reducing any other noises you hear is essential: the aim is silence. You can purchase acoustic insulation and put it on the wall of the space you are using, but it is not always required. Keep in mind that any soft substance can block out noise.

If you are on a tight budget, you can wear a blanket to cover your head and a microphone. Sure, it is odd, but it is a good idea! Carpeting or hanging heavy curtains on the walls is an alternative.

Smaller spaces do not require as much diffuse as larger ones, but when your music is dull, try putting some corners in your room. Acoustic panels are another option that works well. However, anything that has an angle will work.

Here is everything you must know to keep your voice looking fresh! Are there any tricks I missed? Tell me about it by leaving a comment!