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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Among the updates are a "refined, retuned suspension that offers a smoother, quieter and more natural ride and greater sound suppression by way of a thicker headliner and thicker floor mats, which aid in ease of conversation and enjoyment," the statement notes.
3 The Hornet Maxxim from Gamo USA is available in .22 and .177, and the Whisper Maxxim sound suppression technology won't scare off the prey!
Handling characteristics are improved, yet sound suppression is slightly reduced.
The installation makes use, in part, of the technology of sound suppression that normally is applied to experiments and tests in the realm of sound engineering.
The forward-seated driver operates the machine with an automatic gearshift and converter lock-up activation in an open cabin, or an optional fully enclosed pressurized cabin with sound suppression.
In addition, it has superior fire resistance and sound suppression. ICF structures, on average, will use 44 % less energy for heating in a calendar year and 32 % less energy for cooling.
Of course, the first run should be with no snow at all in the box, followed by a series of experiments with snow in the double wall...which brings up an interesting question: does the manner of snowfall affect the quality of sound suppression? Is loosely packed snow better or worse for suppression?
Mindful that operator comfort is critical to productivity, John Deere added to the K-Series models such standard features as a Level 1 Sound Suppression Package and quiet cab with air conditioning.
But it isn't the movie-quality sound suppression that you'd expect from a modern silencer.
The rifles are available in .177 and .22 and feature a rifled steel barrel, sound suppression, sling mounts, integrated Picatinny rail and include a CenterPoint 3-9x32 mm scope with mounts.
Researchers at MIT believe the new method could find applications from nondestructive testing of materials to sound suppression, and could also provide new insights into soft biological systems and perhaps lead to new diagnostic tools.