you shop around, you can actually find professional grade studio windows that won’t cost you and arm and a leg. Once company carrier a great studio window called The Truacoustics ™ window. These high quality studio windows come in the 45 STC and the 56 STC varieties. They are available exclusively at Soundproofing America and cost thousands less than comparable studio windows from other manufacturers such as Krieger and other producers of high-quality studio windows. The Truacoustics™ studio windows are easy to assemble and install.
You can fine easy installation instructions by going to: http://www.soundproofingamerica.com/Install.pdf This PDF will give you detailed instructions on just how to install the Truacoustics™ 4 or Truacoustics™ 6 studio grade windows. Generally your rough opening should be ½” larger than the window you are ordering. Always have plenty of acoustical caulk on hand to seal the glass into the frames as well as sealing around the rough opening where the window frame fits into the wall. Acoustical caulk is a cheap commodity but it is one of the best investments you can make in any soundproofing endeavor. As you may have discovered if you have tried to find information about studio windows online there is precious little information if any about these puppies. I actually had a difficult time finding any information at all about studio grade windows. Companies such as Acoustical Surfaces, Cascade Audio and Soundproofing America Inc want to change all that. The more knowledge you have about our studio windows, the better we all look to you and to the professional recording industry. Studio windows are also used in home theaters as well as doctors therapy rooms where it is necessary to see into the room but not necessary to have an opening and closing window. The Truacoustics ™ 4 is made up of 2 panes of high quality studio grade laminated glass. The first pane fits vertically in the frame while the second layer is angled to stop reflection of sound in the live room. These Pro windows have an STC rating of 45 STC and are the perfect studio to control room window for your home recording studio. The Truacoustics™ 6 window is made up of 2-quarter inch laminated glass panes what and air gap and then an additional quarter inch laminated pane that is angled to prevent reflection of sound in the live room. If you need more information on the professional studio grade windows, contact any of the reputable window dealers such as Acoustical Surfaces, Cascade Audio of Soundproofing America. They know studio windows. This is Dr. Bob….