Tag Archives: listening room

Treated and Untreated Listening Room

In this video, Zalan Schuster illustrates the audible difference between a treated and an untreated listening room.  Zalan is a GIK Acoustics dealer in Slovakia and his knowledge is evident in this useful video. Zalan Schuster Acoustics / GIK Acoustics showroom Tel.: +421 905 616 440 zalansch@hotmail.com www.zs-acoustics.com www.facebook.com/ZalanSchusterAcoustics We hardly realize the impact a […]

Monitor Positioning

So you’ve got your room setup and treated, you’ve spent a ton on gear and a fantastic monitoring chain, but things still don’t sound right.  Maybe the stereo image is weird, or the low end is tubby on one side and thin on the other.  Is in the monitors?  Is it the converters?  Is in […]

How Bass Traps Work

bass traps and cloud panels by GIK Acoustics in Lost Ark Studio Control panel

In this article, we’ll examine what is a bass trap (bass absorber) and why we recommend putting bass traps in certain places in the room. We’ll explore the options and the benefits of each. The basics are simpler than most people think. First, some background. No discussion of bass traps and bass trapping would be […]

How Diffusion Works

Diffusion is often a misunderstood concept in the audio field; so what exactly is diffusion? According to Webster, there are several definitions which relate to various fields. Let’s take a look at the generic definition and one more audio related. Diffusion, in general, is the movement of a substance from an area of high concentration […]