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#118022 - 12/05/05 06:53 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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Amie, I've been wondering this for a while.

If a speaker falls in an anechoic chamber, does it make a sound?
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#118023 - 12/05/05 07:13 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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Not sure about a speaker being tested the usual way, but if it had the spikes for feet and dropped on a toe like a certain person did, there would be a lot of "ugly noise".
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#118024 - 12/05/05 07:15 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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In reply to:

If a speaker falls in an anechoic chamber, does it make a sound?




Along this line of thinking ....

If a man says something in a forest, and there is no woman there to hear him, is he still wrong ?
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#118025 - 12/05/05 07:35 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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The Wiesenberg Correctness Principle states that a man's correctness is equal to the carat weight of the last jewel he purchased for his wife, divided by his proximity to her.
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#118026 - 12/05/05 09:22 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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Amie, I've been wondering this for a while.

If a speaker falls in an anechoic chamber, does it make a sound?




The sound of your heart pounding because you just dropped the reference model is all you will hear . . . your blood pumping . . . your breath catching . . . er, uh, so I hear!
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#118027 - 12/05/05 09:31 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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The sound of your heart pounding because you just dropped the reference model is all you will hear . . . your blood pumping . . . your breath catching . . . er, uh, so I hear!


Amie speaking of which, I was told that in 'the chamber' one can actually hear the blood pumping through their veins and being alone in there is a very eerie experience. True?
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#118028 - 12/05/05 09:46 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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I've heard it's very disorienting. It's amazing how much information about the environment your ears pick up from reflected sound. I bet it would drive a blind person absolutely nuts to be stuck in an anechoic chamber.
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#118029 - 12/05/05 09:50 PM Re: Heading Northeast
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I bet it would drive a blind person absolutely nuts to be stuck in an anechoic chamber.


Only Peter would think of something like this.
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#118030 - 12/06/05 09:00 AM Re: Heading Northeast
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You can indeed hear you blood pumping. I had to wait for Alan to arrive last Friday to be shut in the chamber for the first time. I couldn't convince myself Ian, Mike or Tom would let me back out again! But you're right, Peter - the lack of reflection makes you catch your balance right away. We shut Bridgman and Tharkun in but I don't know if they stopped talking and heard the rush? They were getting an official explanation of what everything was there for.
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#118031 - 12/06/05 09:33 AM Re: Heading Northeast
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Amie and Ian let me and my son Michael into the chamber on sunday noon and it was quite the experience. Spoken words sound flat without the echo and you can definitely hear your heart pumping and blood circulating. I had to speak directly toward Mike or Ian to be understood. Really a neat experience though mildly disorienting. I don't know if I could spend a long time in that room. I was also impressed with all the state of the art sound generators, microphones, amplifiers, recording equipment and oscilliscopes. Talk about serious research and development! No wonder Axiom speakers sound so good.
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