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Comparing Acoustic Foam to GIK 244 Bass Traps – Test Analysis

GIK Acoustics

Acoustic Foam Bass Trap  VS. GIK Acoustic’s 244 Bass Trap Panel A question we’re often asked is the difference between FOAM and RIGID FIBERGLASS. Acoustic foam is cheap and readily available just about everywhere, especially online which is why so many flock to it as the go-to solution for addressing room acoustics. The truth of […]

What Are Room Modes

Bass trapping first reflections in front of room

Treating Room Modes Room modes are caused by sound reflecting off of various room surfaces. There are three types of modes in a room: axial, tangential, and oblique. Modal activity occurs at frequencies which are directly related to the dimensions of the room. Axial modes are the strongest and many times, the only ones that […]