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Sound Proofing

Is your vehicle Noisy inside?  Does it rattle when you turn your stereo up?

Sometimes overlooked, sound deadening plays an important role for any car audio installation. We have an excellent display for you to come and see working in our showroom to demonstrate the advantages of sound deadening.   Whether you use a little or a lot, sound deadening makes a MASSIVE difference to any audio system, even the factory one. We recommend using the products by Skinz.

 

Skinz

This product is a three step solution to improve and protect any vehicle speakers and when used in conjunction with other selected brands you will receive a 3 year extended warranty on the speakers you choose.

Reference Damping Technology
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The first step is to use a product which eradicates rattles and vibrations for a superior musical performance.

Inherent problems due to road noise and car panel vibration which can be caused by the mechanical movement and the displacement of air by speakers has a negative effect on the SPL and sound quality of your car audio system.  This can be overcome by using Skinz damping product on the metal panels behind the speaker and around the speaker.

Acoustic Sound Wave Diffuser
Skinz Diff
Step 2 is a product which sits directly behind the speaker to reduce back waves, ensuring a tighter punchy mid/bass speaker performance.

Skinz Wave Diffuser is an ultra dense foam damping material used extensively to control acoustics in the recording studio industry.  Now specially treated to reject moisture it’s benefits can now be achieved in car door applications.  Its sinusoidal profile helps eliminate rear sound waves from reflecting back through the speaker cone causing sound cancellation.  By attenuating unwanted sound waves from behind the speaker, greater sound energy is gained.  Thanks to its excellent elasticity, flexibility and damping properties, Skinz Wave Diffuser will help deliver a far more open dynamic midrange with a much tighter mid/bass performance from any speaker.

Panel Liner
Step 3 is a product which is applied to the top of the Reference system.

Skinz Panel Liner offers a vast improvement in noise suppression when fitted on top of Skinz sound deadening and installed between the door card panel and door.  Formulated to fit complex forms, this thick flexible acoustic insulating foam improves the listening environment in a car by radically reducing the effects of panel amplified road noise.  Available in 6mm and 10mm thickness.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR RANGE OF SOUND DEADENING

 

Low SPL and Poor Bass Performance

Subwoofer distortion and low SPL result when your subwoofer causes vibration and movement of your vehicles body panels because the vehicle was not made to contain excessive sound pressure levels (SPL).

Skinz is one of the most effective and easiest way to control sound.  When the vehicle is stabilized with Skinz, the maximum potential of your subwoofer is realized.  You get the tightest, loudest bass that your subwoofer can produce.

Road Noise

The faster you drive, the louder the road noise, as the road noise increases your music goes away.  A new amplifier can make the music louder, but it can’t restore the music hidden by the high noise level.  Much of this noise enters your vehicle through the doors, as this is the thinnest material in the vehicle.

Using Skinz in the doors, restores as much dynamic range as a new amplifier adds, even with an amplifier that is double the wattage of your old system.  Skinz and a new amplifier will maximize your total system and you will Hear More Music.

Click here to view images of vehicles we have installed sound deadening into.

 

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Testimonials

Just wanted to say a massive thankyou to you guys at Source, especially Chris and Paul who over the past few weeks have impressed me no end. I went to them with a typically sub-standard BMW sound system, not really knowing how it should be improved and had a really friendly informal chat with Chris about the best route to take. What has impressed me most is that never at any point are the people here pushy – they really listen to your requirements and budget and make honest suggestions and give a number of options. Chris and Paul both spoke in some detail about what the issues were and how the problems could be addressed and I felt I was in safe, honest hands throughout the upgrade process. A whole new set of 3 way speaker set up and a new amp later the car sounds crystal clear like never before. Not wanting to change the head unit, the guys had solutions as to how to keep the car looking as factory as possible, and even asked me back in so they could check how the system has bedded in. Old components are carefully removed, allowing you to have them replaced should the car ever be sold. Their installation couldn’t be faulted and their customer service is genuinely excellent – polite, highly knowledgeable and above all honest, with their customer’s best interests at heart. I have no reservations in fully recommending them and have no doubt I will be back in future. Thanks again gents !! Jason

— Jason Turner

Just would like to say a big thank you to Lee and all the team there for sorting my music system out in my car today. It was much appreciated that you managed to help me to pick a new cd player and install it and also the help after showing me how it all worked. Great service and help from all in the shop (know you were all rushed off ya feet) and still managed to help me out. Hope to see you all again when i’m ready for a new set of speakers for my ford probe. All the best

— Crow

I found this company on the Internet I was looking for an upgrade for my Nissan Navara as my Radio system was playing up & the local companies in and around Peterborough Leicester could not do what Paul and the team was willing to do and finished a great job of I was getting prices touching 8 to £900 Paul and the teem was willing to help me out at a very good price if you need any questions & answers the team are always willing to help now my truck sounds fantastic thank you Paul and the team for doing a professional job as I live in Lincolnshire the trip was a pleasure I will definitely be using Paul and the team again thank you lads