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. (click to enlarge) 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. GIK Acoustics Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Tagged with: Acoustics GIK Acoustics New Products · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Live Sound International brings you information on a wide range of pro audio topics. Stay up-to-date, get expert tips, industry news, new products and technologies delivered. Discover how to make smart use of today’s sound technology, Subscribe Today!