Active noise control


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Active noise control

Electronic masking of sound to cover unwanted or intrusive sound, such as speech or equipment noise.
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programmed with active noise control adaptive algorithm; handle recessed into side of unit for easy fitting and removal to window.
There is an Active Noise Control system that uses microphones to pickup lowfrequency noise in the cabin and then a processor to send a reverse phase audio signal to an amplifier that drives the signal through the audio speakers in the door.
Standard Active Noise Control (ANC) and Active Sound Control (ASC) on both 4-cylinder and V-6 models counteract engine noise, particularly at high rpm.
Lincoln Drive Control, which orchestrates the performance of the Continuously Controlled Damping (CCD) adjustable suspension, electric power-assisted steering (EPAS), engine, transmission, Active Noise Control, traction control and stability control systems.
As a fuel saving feature, the engine will cut off power to half of the cylinders when the car is cruising, and active engine mounts and active noise control are included to reduce the resultant noise and vibration.
Scratch Shield paint, Active Noise Control and goodies like heated leather steering wheel, rear view camera and Hard Disk Drive Infiniti Music Box are on every car, while an air purifying climate control system called Forest Air to keep out nasty niffs is one of only three extra cost options.
Double glazed side windows help reduce noise but the car also has a clever Active Noise Control System.
Other debut technologies available include Active Noise Control and Forest Air, a climate control system that recreates the gentle breezes and scents of an environment known to promote alertness and relieve stress.
The "anti-Vuvuzela filter" is based on a technique called active noise control, which is widely used in the music industry to erase unwanted buzz on records.
Dixon adds that work is ongoing in the ISVR to address the current failing of active noise control, that it cannot effectively handle the higher frequencies.
Regional British airline Flybe has received its 50th Bombardier Q400 aircraft, equipped with the 1,000th installation of Ultra Electronics' Active Noise Control (ANC) system.
Active Noise Control (ANC) is the only effective method of attenuating low-requency noise.
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