Mid-Frequency Wood Diffusers
MidTones Wood Diffusers combine the beauty of natural wood with
the science of quadratic theory to create broadband sound diffusing wall and
ceiling finishes, producing a superior acoustic environment.
This versatile acoustic diffuser provides a wide frequency range of uniform acoustical diffusion. This is
highly desirable in many critical listening environments. Middle to high frequency sound reinforcement
through diffuse reflections off of the MidTones surface improves sound clarity and uniformity throughout
the listening space.
MidTones Wood Diffusers are manufactured as an 18" wide hardwood assembly which is designed as a
series of sound scattering wells of varying depths. This sequence of seven elevations and their relationship
to one another is based on Quadratic Residue Diffuser (QRD) theory for scattering sound wave energy, based on
the work of German acoustician M. R. Schroeder.
The assemblies can be installed side by side so that the sequence of wells repeats itself across a wide area. Sound
reflections will be scattering horizontally when the MidTones ribs are installed vertically. Laying out the diffuser
panels 90 degrees to one another in a quilt work pattern will scatter sound in two dimensions, both vertically and horizontally.
- Available hardwoods: cherry, maple, oak and poplar
- Available finishes: unfinished, clear coated, stained and clear coated, and painted (poplar only)
- Dimensions: 18" wide x 4-5/8" deep x 12" to 96" long
- Matching endcaps for the tops and bottoms are also available
See data sheet,
page 2, for acoustical data and more information