Question on Sound Blankets at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > All Things Audio

All Things Audio
Everything Audio, from acquisition to postproduction.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old November 5th, 2005, 12:42 AM   #1
Major Player
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Mystic Ct.
Posts: 477
Question on Sound Blankets

How many grommets are on a sound blanket and what are the locations and sizes of those grommets?
Thank you.

Bill
__________________
Cinematographers Bring Shadow To Light
Bill Hamell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 5th, 2005, 07:22 AM   #2
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Baltimore, MD USA
Posts: 2,329
Depends on how much tension you place on them and how sturdy the fabric is.

I rigged up some lightweight ones with mattress pad covers and grommets from the hardware store. Also one of those spongy mattress pads. I had to use some leather patches for the spongy because the sponge was too light to hold the grommets without tearing the sponge.

Ty Ford
Ty Ford is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 5th, 2005, 07:36 AM   #3
Major Player
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Mystic Ct.
Posts: 477
Ty, thank you for the reply.

These are the heavy premium ones 6.9 lbs each. I was thinking one in each corner and either 1/2" or 3/4" grommets, using backing cloth for extra strength.

Bill
__________________
Cinematographers Bring Shadow To Light
Bill Hamell is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Adorama
(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

VideoGuys
(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > All Things Audio

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:03 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network