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bass trap

[′bās ‚trap]
(engineering acoustics)
Any device used in a sound-recording studio to absorb sound at frequencies less than about 100 hertz.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Examination of black sea bass trap catches in relation to soak time in the Middle Atlantic Bight.
The room has acoustic wall padding and a raised bass trap for further seating to experience the allround sound system - and it's all controlled by an iPad, which comes as part of the room.
A bass trap acts like a sonic shock absorber to rid the room of the unwanted sound energy that people notice when it's shaking their walls at 2 a.m.
Bass traps were not a new device at the time, but they were custom made and primarily the domain of recording studios.
The product belongs to a class of acoustic treatments called a membrane bass trap. The Mondo Traps produce their most significant absorption from 60Hz -200Hz in room corners.
For the casual fan there are some surprises among the B-sides on disc two - Three Sunrises is a huge guitar fest, though Bass Trap and Everlasting Love just seem overly indulgent.
Cost: $500 for a TubeTrap bass trap that controls low-frequency sound build-up in a small room, up to $50,000 for an entire studio
As a rule of thumb, omni-directional low frequency energy tends to reside in the corners of the room, so placing bass traps from ceiling to floor in all the corners is your safest bet.
Jones makes abstract work using paint, sound, and audio equipment such as acoustic panels and bass traps. Her multimedia exhibition "Directions: Jennie C.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) allows black sea bass traps north from Martin County on the east coast (shore to three miles) and Sarasota County on the west (shore to nine miles), but the regulations clearly specify them as traps, not pots.
The South Atlantic regulations for pots actually allow for slightly larger sizes than Florida's black sea bass traps. The pots/traps also share the same or similar requirements for construction, entry and escape vents, panel meshing and the like--it's the same trapping device in state or federal waters.
In the same room, Jones's series of prints made with scans of double-ball bass strings will invoke synesthesia, and her paintings and sculptures using acoustic panels and bass traps will subliminally orient viewers to the physicality of sound.