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How to Hang Acoustic Panels

how to hang acoustic panel with air gap

GIK Acoustics shows how to best hang our GIK Acoustic 242 Acoustic Panels, 244 Bass Traps, and Monster Bass Traps on walls and in corners. All of these acoustic panels come with pre-installed eyehooks seated in the rear frame. A feature of our FlexRange Series includes an air gap which allows for deeper frequency absorption […]

Drum Room Acoustics Levels of Absorption

Hearing the difference of acoustic treatments on a drumset

Listen with Headphones! Dylan Wissing of Getting the Sound demonstrates the different “levels” of absorption and diffusion that can make a huge difference in recording drums. Using his recognizable and signature studio, he recreates his signature sounds that can be heard on many popular tracks. With the help of his headphones, you’ll get to hear […]

(Video) Room Acoustics: First Reflection Points

Room Acoustics - Treating first reflections title screen

Ok, I know room acoustics work, and I have already optimized my listening position…but what do I treat first?  The next step after getting your listening position in the best configuration to your room’s shape and size is going to be to treat your first reflection points or where the sound from the speaker first […]

AES NEW YORK 2019 Trade Show, Display Items for Sale, Free Badges

GIK Acoustics exhibiting at AES NY 2019

GIK Acoustics will be exhibiting at the 147th International Audio Engineering Society Convention at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, October 16 – 18, 2019. Iconic Electronic Music Pioneer and Technologist Thomas Dolby to Keynote at AES New York To attend the 147th AES Convention, use the GIK Acoustics online “Exhibits-Plus” registration Link/Code below. […]

Acoustic Treatment vs Soundproofing

244 Bass Traps, soffit bass traps, and scatterplates in Sonic Temple Studio in Italy using GIK Acoustics

What’s the difference between soundproofing vs acoustic panels? 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 completely different subjects with different methods to treat, and we want to ensure to set correct expectations for how our room […]

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 […]

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 […]

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