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Old 2nd July 2007, 03:55 PM   #1
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Default Cylindrical Bass Traps

I have made some cylindrical bass traps to go along with my hanging bass panels (prior thread).


I put thick plastic along 1/2 of the periphery to reflect some HF, but I am still figuring out the proper angle to turn them for best imaging.

While I have a lof of absorption in my room now, bass is still very strong, it just is tighter with more focus. I'm happy with the results.

What do you think?
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Old 3rd July 2007, 03:12 AM   #2
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Bass trap is good. Too bad it's bee neglected by too many audiophiles.

By the way, cat owners may want to opt for different shape.
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Old 3rd July 2007, 11:31 AM   #3
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Curious, did you take measurements of the room before and after? If so, what was the difference?
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Old 14th August 2007, 04:18 PM   #4
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Curious, did you take measurements of the room before and after? If so, what was the difference?
I made a couple of 17" traps and they do work well. But to be effective ones needs quite a few. So I am planning to build more. The problem is to find enough space in my living room to put them.
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Old 15th August 2007, 12:01 AM   #5
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I think they look fine, and personally I like the look of circular ones. Think you guys are lucky over there...I checked out prices on the rigid circular F/glass in order to make some. You don't wanna know how expensive it is, TOTALLY impractical to buy for this purpose.

Back to the drawing board.

I second the motion for before and after measurements!!
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