Vicoustic Trap Fuser - Dreamedia AV
Vicoustic Trap Fuser - Dreamedia AV
Vicoustic Trap Fuser - Dreamedia AV
Vendor: Vicoustic

Vicoustic Trap Fuser

Hybrid Bass Trap for Acoustic Control
$549.00
$549.00

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Vicoustic Trap Fuser

Elevate Your Space with Superior Sound Control

Imagine stepping into a room where every note of music reaches your ears with crystal clarity, where each word spoken in a conference resonates with precision, and where the hum of everyday life is sculpted into pure auditory comfort. This isn't just a dream—it's the experience the Vicoustic Trap Fuser promises to deliver. Designed for those who appreciate sound in its finest form, this acoustic panel is more than just a functional piece; it's a transformative audio solution.

Unmatched Acoustic Performance

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser isn't merely an addition to your space—it's an investment in unparalleled acoustic refinement. Here's how it achieves such a feat:

  • Advanced Acoustic Technologies: By employing membrane absorption and Helmholtz resonator technologies, the Trap Fuser masters the management of bass frequencies, ensuring that your space is free from the muddiness that low-frequency issues can cause.
  • Hybrid Design: Sound energy is either trapped in cavities or scattered by plain surfaces, thanks to its hybrid structure. This dual capability of absorption and diffusion is key to achieving the perfect balance in your room's acoustics.
  • Optimized Diffusion: The panel's unique design concentrates reflection energy, resulting in a narrower diffusion pattern that works wonders for medium frequencies ranging from 630 Hz to 5 KHz.

Flexibility and Aesthetics Combined

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser not only excels in performance but also in its flexibility and design:

  • Versatile Placement: Whether you choose to mount it on the wall or suspend it from the ceiling, the Trap Fuser adapts to your needs. Its ease of installation, facilitated by accessories such as Flexi Glue Ultra and VicFix Base, means that achieving acoustic perfection has never been simpler.
  • Customizable Appearance: With the option to paint the panel using water-based paints, the Trap Fuser seamlessly integrates into any decor, maintaining the visual integrity of your space while enhancing its sonic environment.
  • Aesthetic Patterns: The freedom to position the panel's two halves in random sequences or according to binary sequences with variations of 180° or 90° transforms the panel from a mere acoustic solution to a piece of art, allowing you to create a visually appealing pattern that doubles as a sophisticated sound diffuser.

Broad Spectrum of Applications

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser is not confined to a single type of environment. Its versatility shines through in a variety of settings:

  • Recording and Broadcast Studios
  • Post Production Studios
  • Listening Rooms
  • Conference and Teleconference Rooms
  • Lecture Halls
  • Distance Learning Rooms
  • Public Spaces
  • Auditoriums
  • Performance Spaces

Specifications at a Glance

| Feature | Details | | --- | --- | | Dimensions | 595 x 595 x 169 mm | | Material | High-quality EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) | | Fire Rate | Euroclass E (Europe), Class C (ASTM-E84) (USA) | | Installation | Wall, Ceiling (Flexi Glue Ultra, VicFix Base) | | Packaging | 6 Units/Box; Box Gross Weight: 13.5 kg | | Color Options | Black, White, Grey | | Customization | Paintable with water-based paints |

The Vicoustic Advantage

When you choose the Vicoustic Trap Fuser, you're not just buying an acoustic panel; you're gaining a partner in your journey towards sonic excellence. Here's why the Trap Fuser stands out:

  • Effective Bass Frequency Management: The combination of membrane absorption and Helmholtz resonator technologies means you get a clear, precise sound that's free from low-frequency distortions.
  • Placement Flexibility: The need for permanent mounting is eliminated, offering you the freedom to adjust and move the Trap Fuser as your space or preferences evolve.
  • Unique Design: Break away from the conventional. The Trap Fuser's design is as much a conversation starter as it is an acoustic solution, ensuring your space looks as good as it sounds.
  • Absorption and Diffusion: Enjoy the benefits of both sound absorption and diffusion, resulting in a balanced acoustic environment tailored to your needs.
  • Customizable Installation: With the ability to create random sequences or adhere to binary sequences, the Trap Fuser offers a level of customization that is unmatched, allowing you to dictate the acoustic and aesthetic outcome.
  • Wide Frequency Range: Designed to treat mid to high-frequency issues, the Trap Fuser is versatile enough to enhance the sound quality across a broad spectrum of environments.
  • Customizable Patterns: The freedom to paint and position the panels means that no two installations need to be alike, allowing for a personalized touch.

Transform Your Acoustic Experience

With the Vicoustic Trap Fuser, you are not just purchasing a product—you are embarking on a journey to acoustic perfection. Whether you're a sound engineer seeking the perfect recording environment, a business professional aiming for clear communication in conference rooms, or simply a lover of pure sound in your living space, the Trap Fuser is designed with your needs in mind.

Ready to Elevate Your Space?

Dreamedia is here to guide you through the selection, customization, and installation of your Vicoustic Trap Fuser. Our experts understand the intricacies of acoustic design and are ready to help you create the optimal sound environment.

By choosing the Vicoustic Trap Fuser, you're taking a significant step towards achieving the perfect balance of form and function in your acoustic space. Let the Vicoustic Trap Fuser be the cornerstone of your auditory experience, where every sound is sculpted to perfection.

Contact Dreamedia today, and let us help you design the ultimate home theater system with the Vicoustic Trap Fuser—an investment in unparalleled sound quality that you and your audience deserve.

Our Review

Vicoustic Trap Fuser Review

Introduction

Room acoustics play a pivotal role in the clarity and quality of sound within any space, whether it's a high-end recording studio, a home theater, or a conference room. Proper acoustic treatment can drastically reduce unwanted reverberations and echo, leading to a cleaner and more precise sound experience. The Vicoustic Trap Fuser steps into this arena as a hybrid acoustic panel designed to tackle problematic sound frequencies with a focus on aesthetics and versatility.

Design and Aesthetics

Physical Build

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser measures 23.4” x 23.4” x 2.2” and is constructed from high-density EPS (Expanded Polystyrene), offering a lightweight yet robust solution for sound treatment. It comes in a selection of neutral colors – black, white, and grey – that can seamlessly blend into most environments or be painted over with water-based paints to match any decor.

Innovative Design Elements

What sets the Vicoustic Trap Fuser apart is its unidirectional panel concept that allows for customizable patterns. This feature not only contributes to the aesthetic appeal but also to the acoustic functionality, as users can alternate the positioning of the panel halves to optimize sound diffusion.

Features

Advanced Acoustic Technologies

The inclusion of membrane absorption and Helmholtz resonator technologies shows Vicoustic's commitment to addressing bass frequency issues with sophistication. These technologies are designed to target specific frequency ranges, providing more focused treatment than traditional porous materials.

Flexibility and Versatility

One of the most user-friendly features of the Trap Fuser is that it requires no mounting, which offers immense flexibility in placement. It can be positioned on walls or ceilings and is suitable for a variety of room shapes and sizes, making it a versatile option for numerous acoustic settings.

Acoustic Performance Range

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser is engineered to treat frequencies between 630 Hz to 5 KHz. While this covers mid to high frequencies effectively, it also incorporates design aspects that aid in the management of bass frequencies through its unique structure, offering both absorption and diffusion.

Performance

Acoustic Treatment Effectiveness

The Trap Fuser's membrane absorption and Helmholtz resonator technologies are highly effective in managing mid to high-frequency sounds. The panel's ability to trap sound energy in cavities and scatter it across plain surfaces reduces sound coloration and unwanted reflections.

Room Integration

The capacity to create random sequences for sound diffusion is a standout performance feature. This leads to a more natural and even distribution of sound within a room. By following simple binary sequences, users can transform a one-dimensional panel into a two-dimensional system, altering the acoustic landscape of any space.

Limitations

While the Vicoustic Trap Fuser excels in many areas, it may fall short in absorbing lower frequencies below 630 Hz. Additionally, the Euroclass F fire rating indicates that it may not meet the stringent fire safety requirements of certain environments, which is a consideration for potential buyers.

Installation and Usability

Ease of Installation

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser is relatively easy to install, especially since there's no need for mounting hardware. It can be positioned freely or fixed onto surfaces according to the user's preference. The option to paint the panels allows for further customization, ensuring that it can not only enhance the acoustic properties of a room but also its visual appeal.

Usability in Different Environments

The Trap Fuser is suitable for diverse acoustic environments, from recording and broadcast studios to listening rooms and auditoriums. Its design and performance make it a viable option for both professional settings and home setups where sound quality is a priority.

Comparison to Competitors

When compared to similar products on the market, the Vicoustic Trap Fuser holds its own, particularly in the domain of mid to high-frequency sound treatment. Its unique design and the flexibility it offers in terms of installation and aesthetics give it an edge over some competitors. However, for those needing more substantial low-frequency absorption, other specialized bass traps may be more effective. Its price-to-performance ratio is competitive, considering its dual functionality as both absorber and diffuser.

Final Thoughts

The Vicoustic Trap Fuser presents a compelling option for those seeking to enhance room acoustics, particularly in the mid to high-frequency range. It offers a unique combination of performance, design flexibility, and aesthetic integration. While it may not be the best fit for environments requiring stringent fire ratings or low-frequency treatment, its strengths in managing mid to high-range frequencies, ease of use, and versatility make it a worthy consideration for anyone in the market for acoustic treatment solutions. The Trap Fuser is a testament to Vicoustic's innovative approach to acoustics, marrying form and function in a way that few other products do.

Specifications

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions (mm): 595 x 595 x 169
  • Dimensions (inches): 23.4 x 23.4 x 6.6
  • Material: High quality EPS (Expanded Polystyrene)
  • Color Options: Black, White, Grey
  • Paintable: Yes

Performance Specifications

  • Functionality: Absorption & Diffusion
  • Absorption Frequency Range: Medium Frequencies
  • NRC (Noise Reduction Coefficient): 0.35
  • Frequency Range (Hz): 630 to 5000
  • Diffusion Pattern: Narrower diffusion pattern

Fire Ratings

  • Europe: Euroclass E
  • USA: Class C (ASTM-E84)

Installation Specifications

  • Installation Locations: Wall, Ceiling
  • Accessories: Flexi Glue Ultra, VicFix Base

Packaging Specifications

  • Units per Box: 6
  • Box Dimensions (mm): 1025 x 440 x 615
  • Box Dimensions (inches): 40.3 x 17.3 x 24.2
  • Box Gross Weight (kg): 13.5

Design Features

  • Hybrid Structure: Allows sound energy to be trapped or scattered
  • Panel Positioning: Freedom to position panel halves in various patterns
  • Rotation: Panels can be rotated to achieve different diffusion combinations
  • 2D System Transformation: Possible with 90° variations of the panels

Applications

  • Suitable Environments: Recording and Broadcast Studios, Post Production Studios, Listening Rooms, Conference and Teleconference Rooms, Lecture Halls, Distance Learning Rooms, Public Spaces, Auditoriums, Performance Spaces