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TubeTraps diffuse treble ambience and trap unwanted bass boom.  They upgrade the acoustic S/N signal to noise ratio which makes better recording and better listening environments.Custom TubeTraps with Avalon Speakers in Hybrid Home Theater
create an Audiophile Listening Room Setup.
Songwriter's One Room Studio
TubeTraps transform an "L" shaped room into a Control and Live Room.
TubeTraps and B & W Speakers
create a fantastic Home Cinema Room.

ASC TubeTrap User Guide

This guide is intended to help the customer in placing their Tube Traps in the room to achieve maximum performance.
Tube Trap Performance

The tri-corner of a room transforms and compresses all of the acoustic energy in a sound wave into pure pressure fluctuations. Tube Traps are designed to take full advantage of the acoustic pressure zones created in the corners of a room. The patented design of the Tube Trap converts these pressure changes into air movement, and, through the regulated friction in the walls of the Tube Trap, energy is damped out of the sound wave.

  Basic setup for TubeTrap bass traps
Basic Setup
  Room modes for TubeTrap bass traps
Room Modes
  Advanced setup for TubeTrap bass traps
Advanced Setup
Tube Trap Placement

At first placement of the Tube Traps in the front corners (behind the speakers) of the room, orient the reflector to point towards the listening position to maintain room ambience. The chrome buttons on the front side of the Tube Trap locates the center point of the built-in reflector. The Tube Traps can then be rotated (tuned) to find the preferred personal listening arrangement.

Add 2 more Tube Traps in the back corners to smooth out peaks and valleys of the major room modes. Add additional side wall Tube Traps halfway between speakers and the listening position to block early side wall reflections and enhance imaging. Orient the reflectors on the side wall Tube Traps toward the back, and corner Tube Traps toward the listener.

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Acoustic Sciences Corporation, makers of TubeTraps - the REAL bass traps.

Toll Free: +1-800-ASC-TUBE
Telephone: +541-343-9727
FAX: +458-4578