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06/2019 Newsletter

What’s New Our new headquarters!! Over the past couple of weeks we have been consolidating our offices, workshop, and inventory storage into one location. We are proud to announce that Acoustic Frontiers has a new headquarters just outside of downtown San Rafael. It has been a true team effort with Nyal and Matt building out […]

05/01/2019 Newsletter

What’s New Speaker placement advice that the manual gets wrong! If you have ever purchased a pair of loudspeakers and read the accompanying manual, you have likely encountered misguided advice with regards to speaker placement. The trouble with these manuals is that they approach speaker placement as a one-size-fits-all scenario. Loudspeaker manuals will commonly tell […]

A Basement Home Theater Design for an AV Enthusiast

Client Profile Mr. Sahni is an audio-video enthusiast from St. Louis, MO, and has been a member of the AVS Forum for over 10 years. Project Overview Mr. Sahni first approached Acoustic Frontiers in 2015 to provide a basement home theater design as part of a basement conversion he was planning. Fast forward to 2018, and Mr. […]

04/01/2019 Newsletter

What’s New Take a virtual tour of one of our completed theaters! Ben Daniels is the owner of The Willows of Marshalltown, an assisted living and memory care facility in Iowa that accommodates 60 residents. Ben, an AV enthusiast, contacted us for our cinema design services. He wanted to create a dedicated cinema space that […]

03/01/2019 Newsletter

What’s New Completed Projects and Case Studies “Black, but not boring” was the aesthetic request we received from our client, M.B., in Kansas City, MO for his home theater. We were consulted for the theater layout, subwoofer placement, AV equipment engineering, acoustic treatment design and calibration. The exposed Auralex diffusers and wood trim really make […]

AVS Forum Home Theater Projects

Here’s the list of all the AVS Forum home theater projects we have helped design (in no particular order…last update 04/17/19): Mike’s SBA / Trinnov (an AVS HT of the Month) Savoy (an AVS HT of the Month) Hodor (an AVS HT of the Month) Creekside (an AVS HT of the Month) My Dream Theater Plains 60k Theater […]

Fixing the bass in a San Francisco Home Recording Studio

03/16/19 update: Nowell used his home recording studio to produce the Black Rainbow Blues album by the band Rivelan! Client Profile Nowell Valeri is a musical composer, producer and performer based in San Francisco, CA who can be found online at nvaleri.com. Project Overview Nowell approached Acoustic Frontiers to assist with improving the acoustics of his […]

Cinema Design for an Assisted Living Facility

Read this case study to learn more about the real world implementation of our cinema design services! Client Profile Ben Daniels is the owner of The Willows of Marshalltown, an assisted living and memory care facility in Iowa that accommodates 60 residents. He’s an AV enthusiast, and had attended the grand opening of The Savoy home […]

Audiophile Listening Room Acoustics

Client Profile I.N. is a medical doctor in the Philadephia metro area. Project Profile The client approached Acoustic Frontiers to create a high performance listening room in the home he had just purchased. The initial plan was to remove the existing floor-to-ceiling cabinets at the front of the room and do a minor remodel in […]

Creating a Reference Class Basement Listening Room

Client Profile & Project Overview P.D. is President of a precision manufacturing company in Ilinois. The client was undertaking a basement remodel and desired to create the best possible basement listening room for his reference class electronics and speakers. Equipment included: Raidho D3 version II speakers, MSB Reference DAC and Solution 721 pre-amp with 501 monoblocks. The 15′ x 23’3″ […]