aquila | dumb procurement

Far more fun was the fact that the floor was sprung. It was like jumping up and down on a large mattress. Even the door had the necessary acoustic foam stuck to it.

"[This] is an "Anechoic Chamber". It's used for measuring all aspects of sound - it is a room that completely absorbs echoes and reverberations, so that you can precisely measure the direction and level of sound coming from a loudspeaker (or any other sound generator)."

"There's more on them here:"

"If you sit in them on your own for more than a minute or so, you start to hear the blood rushing round your head... They aren't very nice places to get stuck in!" - Tom