Re: Sound damping in a cubicle

Subject: Re: Sound damping in a cubicle
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 14:29:28 -0800

McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:
> Hey all.
> Does anybody have any simple, cheap (free) ideas for deadening the sound
> of four 1U rackmount servers sitting (and working) on a makeshift rack
> under the desk in my cubicle?

Search around for Silent PC on the web. I think it is a sort of
hardware standard, focused on doing away with all the whirrrring and
hisssssing sounds.

As other have suggested, noise cancelling is a way to overcome
consistent sounds. I've been meaning to find some noise-cancelling
equipment that works for entire areas, as I have constant traffic noise
where I work. But the thought of wearing headphones at my desk doesn't
appeal to me. In any case, I'm not confident that my senses won't
perceive the increased sound level that noise cancelling ("negative
noise") brings. It does work that way, doesn't it?

Ned Bedinger
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com


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