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Home theater acoustic treatment design: reference class style

Client Profile Mike L. is a retired aerospace engineer who lives in the Los Angeles area. He built his own home and currently owns and operates a home remodeling business. He has been actively engaged in high performance audio/video since the early 1970s and is an active member of AVS forum. Project Overview Mike wanted to […]

A Home Theater Acoustic Treatment Layout in North Carolina

Update July 2018 – the Creekside theater was selected as an AVS Home Theater of the Month. Client Profile Mr. Gilman is a home theater enthusiast from North Carolina. Project Overview The project scope involved a complete overhaul of Mr. Gilman’s previous home theater including: Revising the layout Raising the ceiling Building new soffits to […]

Improving the Acoustics of a Two Channel Listening Room

Client Profile and Project Overview We recently completed a project to improve the acoustics of a two channel listening room for a audiophile in MA, USA. This music lover has a high-end music system that includes Rockport Avior speakers and a Constellation Centaur stereo power amplifier. Despite having nearly $100k invested in the two channel system, there […]

Improving the room acoustics of a Marin home recording studio

Client Profile Scott S. is owner and operator of King Tide Audio, a music consulting company that has expertise across all areas of recording, including musical theory and arrangement, production, recording, editing and mixing. Project Overview Scott approached Acoustic Frontiers to assist with improving the acoustics of his Marin home recording studio. He had experimented with […]

A San Francisco Home Theater Transformation!

How did Acoustic Frontiers transform a basic surround sound system into a high performance home theater for a client in San Francisco? Read this case study to find out! Client Profile S.G. works in the Tech industry in San Francisco. Project Overview S.G. recently moved into a home in San Francisco, CA which had a […]

Creating a High Performance Media Room in a Modern Home

Client Profile Dr. Rosenbaum is a medical doctor who works in San Francisco and lives in Marin. His partner, Barbara Shands, is an architect whose company is called Shands Studio. They have two young children and a very friendly mini Golden Retriever. Project Overview The couple were building their dream home in San Anselmo, Marin, and […]

Adding a Home Theater Riser to an Enthusiast’s Room

Client Profile Mr. Ang was one of the first enthusiasts who Acoustic Frontiers designed and created a home theater for. A case study on his project can be found here: AN ENTHUSIAST’S FIRST DEDICATED HOME THEATER ROOM. Project Overview Creating a home theater riser and installing “proper” home theater recliners has been high on Mr. Ang’s list for […]