RealTraps has announced a clever new use and mounting arrangement for their existing line of bass traps and acoustic panels.
MiniGobos are available in a variety of sizes and configurations to favor either isolation, bass trapping, or broadband absorption. MiniGobos are based on our standard line of MiniTraps, MicroTraps, and MondoTraps, using hinges to join two or more panels together as a single unit that's stable, easy to handle, and self -supporting.
As bass traps or broadband absorbers, MiniGobos are an attractive and portable room treatment solution that avoids the need for stands or wall mounting. Simply place the hinged panels at right angles in each corner for bass trapping, or in a shallow "V" at reflection points. For corner bass traps you'll use standard style MiniTraps or MondoTraps - for reflection points you'll instead use HF style panels.
According to RealTraps co -owner Ethan Winer, "Besides their obvious use as affordable instrument gobos in recording studios, our new portable panel arrangement is equally attractive for audiophile renters. This lets people treat their rooms without any mounting or installation. Even if you own your own home, often it's desirable to be able to remove treatment from the room when entertaining visitors."
RealTraps is owned by Ethan Winer and Doug Ferrara. Ethan is known throughout the audio industry for his many technical articles in audio and computer magazines, and he has engineered and produced several classical music CDs, including a recording of his own cello concerto. Doug is a professional musician and recording engineer who holds an advanced degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic and has been a systems engineer for Intel and Motorola.