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A Well-Balanced Audio Room Using GIK’s Patented Treatments

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Small Rooms, High Frequencies: A Well-Balanced Audio Room Using GIK’s Patented Treatments by James Lindenschmidt, GIK Acoustics Bass is the Base At GIK Acoustics, we spend a lot of time talking about bass traps. Since treating small rooms is our specialty, this is a good thing as bass frequencies present the biggest barriers to great […]

The Basics of Room Acoustics and How to Set Up A Room

Alpha Series Acoustic Panels absorber diffusors by GIK Acoustics in Demo Room

COVERING THE BASICS In addition to displaying products at the HIGH END Show, GIK Acoustics-Europe General Manager, David Shevyn, presented a discussion on the importance of room treatments and the basics of room setup. Click here for more about our lectures on room setup and placing room treatments. About GIK Acoustics: Founded in Atlanta, GA, […]

Mic to Monitor Lecture: Placing Room Treatments

GIK Acoustics participated in both the Mic to Monitor USA and Mic to Monitor UK lecture series. One of the primary topics we reviewed in our 2015 Mic to Monitor presentation was Placing Room Treatments After examining your room setup (read: The Basics of Room Setup) you’re ready to tackle where to place room treatments. […]

GIK ACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES ISSUANCE OF U.S. PATENT

MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT GIK ACOUSTICS ANNOUNCES ISSUANCE OF U.S. PATENT FOR ACOUSTIC TREATMENT DESIGN ATLANTA, GA (July 28, 2015) – GIK Acoustics announced today that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has issued utility patent US 9,091,060 for GIK’s unique, proprietary design of its acoustic absorbers. The […]

Listening Room Acoustics

Audiophiles and 2-Channel Listening Room Acoustics Walk into a demo room in a specialist hi-fi shop and it’s generally obvious the dealer has gone to great lengths to get things just right. Hi-fi dealers understand better than most the critical importance of room acoustics but it’s a topic that seldom comes up, even among the […]

Acoustic Treatments in Listening Room

Zalan Schuster, a GIK Acoustics dealer and acoustic technician in Slovakia, places acoustic treatments in a Listening Room in Pardubice, Czech Republic. Zalan Schuster Acoustics alansch@hotmail.com www.facebook.com/ZalanSchusterAcoustics www.zs-acoustics.com The room is 5.5 m x 4.1 m x 3m high; which are ideal ratios, but has bad acoustics because of the wall properties.  The goal is […]

Comparing Acoustic Foam to GIK 244 Bass Traps – Test Analysis

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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 […]