Educational Videos

3D Sketch of Ian's Setup

Ian Shepherd Builds Home Studio

Ian Shepherd is the founder of Production Advice and mastering engineer and owner of Mastering Media Ltd. He specialises in audio mastering and post-production, Blu-ray and DVD authoring. Ian is also the founder of Dynamic Range Day, an annual event…

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Basics of Room Acoustics

The Basics of Room Acoustics: Bass Traps, Diffusors, Acoustic Panels

This video explores the basics of room acoustics.  Most of us are in smaller, residential listening spaces which are on average 12ft X 15ft X 8ft in size. We usually have problems with the lower end or bass frequencies in these types of rooms due…

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How Diffusion Works

Video: How Diffusion Works

Diffusors are used to treat sound imperfections in rooms such as echoes and are an excellent complement to sound absorption because they do not remove sound energy. In this video we’ll examine How Diffusion Works. Diffusion is often a…

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Corner Bass Trap Placement Video

Video: Testing for Corner Bass Trap Placement

This video illustrates a simple method to determine corner bass trap placement using a flicker noise (also called pink noise) audio file. As illustrated in our previous GIK Acoustics educational video “Bass Traps and Understanding Lower…

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ZenPro Audio Video

ZenPro Audio Before & After Bass Traps, Acoustic Panels and Diffusors

Warren Dent at ZenPro Audio took a 900 square foot space and fully treated it with GIK Acoustics products - 242 Acoustic Panels, 244 Bass Traps, Monster Bass Traps with built-in Scatter Plates and our all-wood Q7d Diffusors.  Hear before and after…

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Bass Traps Understanding Low Frequencies

Bass Traps and Understanding Low Frequencies

GIK Acoustics continues our educational video series with Bass Traps & Understanding Lower Frequencies. This video examines how low end frequencies move in a room and how bass traps can solve these problems. Before we can identify where…

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Early Reflection Points

Video: Early or First Reflection Points

Early reflections or first reflections are terms to describe direct sound which arrives at the listener’s ears before the rest of the reflected sound does. Sound reflects not just off the walls to the left and right, but off the floor, the…

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Positioning the Listening Spot

Positioning the Listening Spot

When positioning the listening spot, people often ask if they should face the long wall or the short wall.  In this video we examine each setup and show why the facing the short wall is the better option. Why do we recommend facing the short wall?…

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Temporary Treated Room

Temporary Treated Living Room

Zalan Schuster is back with an educational video illustrating how to temporary acoustics can be employed to treat a room without mounting panels to ceilings or walls. Listen to the sound difference between temporary treated and untreated acoustic…

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Room EQ Wizard Tutorial

Room EQ Wizard Tutorial

Room EQ Wizard tutorial presented by GIK Acoustics. In this video we take you through downloading, installing, and using Room EQ Wizard. You will learn how to set up your microphone and calibrate your soundcard, as well as how to take a room test…

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