Loudspeaker Sytem Design, Measurement,
Analysis, and Optimization

Excelsior Audio provides consulting, design, measurement, and analysis services in the field of electro-acoustics and acoustics. We are located in Gastonia, North Carolina just minutes from Charlotte.

Our mission is to supply our clients with the best possible audio solutions for their particular needs.

We provide a wide range of measurements and services to manufacturers, consultants, integrators, and loudspeaker developers. We strive to provide our clients with the most accurate data possible to meet their needs.

We can assist with loudspeaker design, analysis, and optimization. If you need assistance with the design of a horn, crossover, enclosure, or an entire loudspeaker system please contact us. We can also help you set up loudspeaker measurement systems.

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Some of the services we provide include the following
  • Loudspeaker system measurement for EASE (and other modeling programs) and data sheets
  • GLL and CLF file development
  • Loudspeaker measurement and optimization
  • FIR filter development
  • Complete loudspeaker system design
  • Enclosure design
  • Waveguide/horn design
  • Loudspeaker driver parameter specification
  • Crossover design and optimization
  • Venue loudspeaker system design, measurement, alignment, and optimization
  • Technical writing
  • Instruction on electro-acoustic measurement using EASERA or SysTune
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We are a member of the following trade organizations and professional societies.

Our principal consultant, Charlie Hughes, has over thirty years of experience in the field of electro-acoustics. During most of his career Charlie's primary focus has been loudspeaker system design and optimization for directivity control and sound quality. He also has expertise in measurement methods and computer-based modeling. Charlie has designed, or assisted with the design of, scores of commercially successful loudspeaker products.


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