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New GIK Acoustics Scatter Plate Adds Diffusion To Absorption Products

A wooden plate crafted with a mathematical sequence of slots that add one-dimensional scattering/diffusion

By PSW Staff November 19, 2012

Scatter Plate built into a GIK Acoustics panel

GIK Acoustics has announced the new, built-in Scatter Plate, which can add scattering/diffusion to all of the company’s broadband bass traps and acoustic panels.

The Scatter Plate is a wooden plate crafted with a mathematical sequence of slots that add one-dimensional scattering/diffusion. It is built in between the fabric and the absorption material on GIK Acoustics’ 242 Acoustic Panel, 244 Bass Trap, Monster Bass Trap, Tri-Trap or ArtPanel.

The concept of the Scatter Plate follows that of professionally designed control rooms which utilize wooden slats along the walls in front of broadband absorption to give an even balance of absorption, diffusion, and scattering.

GIK Acoustics’ broadband bass traps and acoustic panels offer great performance with an attractive price, and when coupled with diffusion and scattering can give your room a completely balanced sound without over-dampening high frequencies.

The Scatter Plate sequence prevents periodicity, while giving great scattering from 2.5 kHz up to and above 10 kHz.

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Company founder and president Glenn Kuras adds, “As a company we’re always looking for new and inventive ways to give our customers more options for improving their sound quality. The Scatter Plate definitely gives flexibility to have both absorption and diffusion in one product. The results are a more professional sounding room.”

The Scatter Plate option is available as a built-in addition for $49 per panel.

More specific information is here.

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