Tag Archives: bass traps

GIK Acoustics Releases Scopus Tuned Traps

GET TUNED! ATLANTA, GA (March 13, 2012) – GIK Acoustics this week released the new Scopus Tuned Trap, specially designed for controlling lower frequencies within rooms. The GIK Scopus Tuned Trap takes low end control to a new level in three options that cover 30 Hz to 135 Hz with maximum targeted absorption incorporating a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 a Bass Trap (bass absorber) is, why we recommend putting bass traps in certain places in the room, and we’ll explore the options and benefits of bass traps. The basics are simpler than most people think. First, let’s start with the quintessential question: Why do I need room treatments? […]

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 […]

Room Setup Case Study

The following room setup case study was designed to illustrate how a typical room can be tested, designed and acoustically treated to achieve the best sound quality possible. The Room: – 13’7”W x 14’4”L x 8’H – 12’W x 5’H windows on the back wall and left wall – 6’W x 7’H sliding glass door […]

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