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Alpha Series vs Impression Series

Differences In the Two Series and what that means for your space There are important differences between the Alpha Series and the Impression Series acoustic panels and bass traps. Depending on your goals for treating your room and best to maximize the effectiveness of acoustic treatments. The Alpha Series plate designs utilize a mathematical equation […]

How to treat windows using acoustic treatments

Ben Mesick Alpha 2da series and studio bass traps

Windows & Room Acoustics: Problems & Strategies What do I do about my windows? I know windows are horrible for room acoustics. This is one of the most common questions we get. It’s an important question, since a window is a static part of the room and can’t be relocated like a piece of furniture. […]

How to Hang Acoustic Panels

Eric Johnson GIK Acoustics Acoustic Panels with Bass and Dogs

We supply heavy-duty sawtooth bars for 2″ Spot Panels (all sizes), Alpha Series panels (all sizes), Impression Series panels (all sizes), Scopus Tuned Membrane Bass Traps, Evolution PolyFusors, Gotham N23 5″ Quadratic Diffusors, and DecoShapes Hexagon panels (all sizes). Simply attach the sawtooth hanger TO THE FRAME – not in the center of the panel […]

Acoustic Treatment vs Soundproofing

What’s the difference? What’s the difference between acoustic treatment and soundproofing? This is a common question as often the two are thought to be the same. They are two different things, and we want to ensure to set correct expectations for how our room treatments perform.  Acoustic Treatments Changing the sound inside the room for […]

How Diffusion (audio) Works

Originally Published on: Jan 15, 2009 View the accompanying Video Diffusion is often a misunderstood concept in the audio field; so what is diffusion exactly and how does diffusion work? 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. […]

Gallery: Home Theater Ideas

Justin Dobie GIK Acoustics home theater acoustics soffit bass trap monster bass traps tri traps corner bass traps

Gallery: Home Theater Ideas It is sometimes helpful to see an image gallery of GIK Acoustics acoustic treatments and bass traps in actual rooms for home theater ideas and inspiration. View our pages for more information about maximizing your sound using GIK Acoustics acoustic sound absorbers and audio diffusers to make your experience the best […]

Recording Magazine Looks at Room Treatment from GIK Acoustics

Recording Magazine‘s technical editor Paul A Vnuk sat down with our own John Dykstra to discuss some basics of room acoustics and how GIK Acoustics products are used at Moss Garden Music. Paul’s studio includes: 242 Acoustic Panel 244 Bass Trap with FlexRange Technology Monster Bass Trap with FlexRange Technology Gotham N23 Quadratic Diffusor 4″ […]

Learning To Listen: Acoustics & The Listening Experience

Whether you’re recording and producing music, setting up the perfect audiophile system, or putting together a state-of-the-art home theater, aren’t we all after the same thing? A satisfying listening experience? The audiophile understands this and in fact pursues it regularly and passionately making vivid listening experiences a central part of the audiophile life. And anyone who […]

Unpacking ETC: Time-domain measurements & early reflections

by James Lindenschmidt Using room testing software to analyze a listening room has become a common practice over the past decade, even for non-professionals. Testing is a very useful tool to understand why our rooms sound the way they do and gives us a lot of information on how to improve the sound we experience […]

GIK Warehouse Available on SketchUp

SketchUp is a free 3D drawing software application that’s easy to learn and can be used for a wide range of drawing applications such as architecture, interior design, and just about anything else you can think of. It’s also great for visualizing the layout of your listening room or studio to maximize its sound and […]