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Installing diffusors

Diffusers break up sound reflections on the wall and ensure a homogeneous distribution of sound in the room, without making it sound too “dry” by overdampening it. They also help to achieve an even reverberation time across the entire frequency spectrum.

Flutter echoes can occur between large parallel surfaces or walls. These should be dampened at the points of first reflections using absorbers. In all other positions, diffusers should be used, in order to prevent overdampening of the room. It’s also common practice to install large diffusers on the back wall of the room, which makes the room sound more lively and even “larger”. This technique can also be used to optimize the sound of a drum set.

Tip:

Tip: For combining several sections of a diffuser into one large diffuser, mark their positions using a level and pencil before glueing them to the wall. It’s also possible to glue several elements to a thin sheet of wood first, which is then mounted on the wall.

Installation diffusers

Diffusers from our t.akustik sets are easy to install on walls and ceilings. Apply an ample amount of the special glue to the back of the diffuser using the included caulk gun. Then, carefully press the diffuser in the desired position – that’s it.

Assembly videos

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Diffusor Manhattan

Check out our Manhattan Diffusor installation video for quick mounting instructions – you’ll be surprised how easy it is to elevate the sound quality of your space!

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WDS-7 glued

We show you how to install the WDS-7! Check out our installation videos for quick mounting instructions – you’ll be surprised how easy it is to elevate the sound quality of your space!

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Spektrum D20 screwed

Quick, easy installation of the Spektrum D20 diffuser: Our installation videos show you what equipment you’ll need and how to mount our screw-in diffusers to dramatically improve your room’s acoustics.

Mounting Instructions

This manual is for the following products : WDS-7, Diffusor Wave.

Tools

The following tools are needed for installation:

  • Box cutter/utility knife
  • Caulk Gun
  • Pencil
  • Level
  • Folding ruler or tape measure
  • t.akustik glue

We recommend using our t.akustik glue for installation.

Unboxing

Open the package carefully! Inserting sharp objects into the package can damage the diffuser. Avoid using long, sharp tools for opening the package!

Remove products from packaging

Carefully remove the products from the package and remove the protective film. Also remove the mounting clips and set them aside.

Determine the position

While determining the mounting positions, it helps to mark the walls and ceiling using a level and tape measure, in order to achieve even spacing in relation to corners and sound sources.

Prepare the caulk gun

Carefully open the glue cartridge using a utility knife. Take care to point the knife away from your body. Thread the included nozzle onto the opening. Insert the cartridge into the caulk gun. For thicker lines of glue, you can use the knife to enlarge the opening of the nozzle.

Apply the glue

Apply the glue to the back of the diffuser in an even line along the outer edge. It also helps to apply some glue to the center of the diffuser in an X pattern, in order to hold the center firmly in place. Depending on the condition of the walls, we recommend using a generous amount of glue along the outer edges.

Let glue set for 5 minutes

Before mounting the diffuser on the wall, let the glue set for 5 minutes on the element. This ensures that it can develop its full holding strength.

Install the diffuser

Press the diffuser onto the wall in the marked position and apply even pressure along the lines of glue for 2 minutes. We recommend checking the alignment using a level and making necessary adjustments by slightly rotating the element. That’s it!

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More Videos

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User Story Raffi Balboa

Producer and musician Raffi Balboa from German band OK KID shows you how to install the Producer Room Set M advanced! Follow Raffi Balboa as he sets up and optimizes the sound of his new studio in Cologne with the help of our new all-in-one acoustic upgrade package!

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User Story Josi & Stefan

Josi Miller and Stefan Heinrich are two producers and DJs from Berlin. In their home studio, they produce for their joint project Import-Export, among others. In their user story they show you how they equip and optimize their home studio with the t.akustik Producer Set M Basic.

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User Story – Niklas Stade

Niklas Stade is the drummer and producer of the German-speaking band Neufundland. In his user story he shows you how he equips and optimizes his rehearsal room with our Rehearsal Roomset M Advanced.

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User Story Gizem & Sam

Gizem Adiyaman and her boyfriend Sam, two DJs from Berlin, show you how they equip their home studio with our Producer Set S Advanced and optimize it sonically.

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User Story Gonzalo

Install a Rehearsal Room Set S basic in a few easy steps with our video featuring Gonzalo Celis of the Chilean duo Octavopar. Gonzalo guides you through all the gear and components you’ll need, showing you how a few simple changes can make a massive difference to the sound quality of your rehearsal room.

Topseller

Diffusor Manhattan eps set

600 x 600 x 150 mm, white,
68,00 GBP

WDS-7 Diffuser Set 8pcs

600 x 600 x 70 mm, white,
77,00 GBP

SC Diffusor

520 x 1040 x 76 mm, wood,
175,00 GBP

WDS-7 GR Diffuser 8pcs Set

600 x 600 x 70 mm, grey,
85,00 GBP

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600 x 600 x 150 mm, grey,
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600 x 600 x 100 mm, wood,
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