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SCN5 & SCN6 Noise Levels

Discussion in 'SimTools compatible interfaces' started by bvillersjr, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. bvillersjr

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    I have seen a few people mention the sound levels of the SCN5's. I tend to set my speaker volume level such that the engine and tire noises are close to the same sound level as in a real race car. I am never able to hear the actuators over the game engine sounds.

    Here are some SCN5 / SCN6 readings in the most extreme use case. All readings are taken from 1m with the actuator cycling continuously at full speed.

    dBA dBC P/N
    ---- ---- ------------------------
    55 54 SCN6-020-100AB
    57 56 SCN5-010-100AS03
    64 61 Both SCN5 & SCN6

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    I need to make some sort of head board behind the head rest with acoustic material to deflect noise.
    The noise of actuators ruins the experience.
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    Lol I just made a cloth cover. It takes away 50% of the noise.
    :grinNot the most beautiful solution but yet very effective noise dampening
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    wear headphones or turn up the volume
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    Lol I wear headphones bsft hahaha but my dog refuses one not to mention my wife...... :sos:blush
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    wear headphones or turn up the volume