Cymbal / Drum baffles are an effective alternative to the dreaded 'drummer's cage'- the plexiglass/perspex drum screen which sucks the energy out of the room, ruins the vibe and is hated by most drummers. Instead, these baffles can be positioned in front of louder instruments on a drum kit such as cymbals or a snare for refracting harsh frequencies (reducing bleed into mics on stage especially vocalist mics) and are relatively invisible on the stage.
Benefits of Baffles: *Transparent = relatively invisible on stage if cared for properly to avoid scratching *Lightweight *Easily transportable or packed away in a padded cymbal bag such as our Red Deluxe Cymbal Bag and protected from marks with dividers. *Simple to set up on a standard cymbal stand.
Each Red Baffle comes with: 2 cymbal felts 1 cymbal mount sleeve
Red Baffles are made in Australia. The baffles are constructed of cast acrylic (PMMA plastic) or LEXAN Polycarbonate in a range of thicknesses. Whether you choose Acrylic or LEXAN depends on your needs.
How do Acrylic and LEXAN differ? Acrylic has an impact strength 17 times stronger than glass and whereas LEXAN is 250 times stronger than glass therefore LEXAN is stronger yet more flexible than Acrylic.
Durability? Acrylic is more durable than LEXAN and more chemically resistant and has built in UV stabilisers and less likely to scratch. Lexan has a softer surface than acrylic and more likely to scratch, it is more expensive and requires more care when handling.
Temperature Tolerances: Acrylic (Celcius) -4 to 90 degrees LEXAN (Celcius) -5 to 115 degrees
Transmission of Light: Acrylic: 92% LEXAN: 89%
How many baffles? We recommend using a minimum of 3-4 baffles for a standard drum set up (4-5 piece kit and hi-hats/2 crashes/ride)
They ship with a removable covering/film which can be peeled off prior to use.
How to clean? Wipe any finger prints off gently with a microfiber cloth and soapy water. DO NOT USE WINDEX or other chemical based cleaners as they may cause the acrylic to cloud or lose their transparency.
Can we customise the size? Absolutely (14" 28") - email us and let's talk: firstname.lastname@example.org
What the warranty/returns policy? Red Baffles are covered by a 12 month warranty against manufacturing defects from reasonable use but does not cover scratches or clouding from improper cleaning or care. Red Baffles should not crack if treated with care however if you experience any issues please get in touch.
Baffles can be returned within 14 days for a refund as long as they are not damaged or marked/scratched. The buyer will need to pay for the return shipping costs.
Do we ship internationally? Absolutely however any customs import duties or taxes levied by your country are the buyers responsibility. Get in touch for a shipping quote outside of Australia