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 provide our clients with the best possible audio solutions for their particular needs.

Our principal consultant, Charlie Hughes, has over twenty-five 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 software modeling. Charlie has designed, or assisted with the design of, scores of commercially successful loudspeaker products.

We specialize in consulting and design services to manufacturers of loudspeaker systems. 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.

  • Complete Loudspeaker System Design
  • Enclosure Design
  • Waveguide / Horn Design
  • Loudspeaker Driver Parameter Specification
  • Crossover Design and Optimization
  • Loudspeaker Measurement and Optimization
  • EASE Data Entry Services including creation of GSS and GLL files
  • Venue Loudspeaker/Sound System Design, Measurement, Alignment, and Optimization
  • Technical Writing
  • Instruction on Electro-Acoustic Measurement using EASERA or SysTune

We are a member of the following trade organizations and professional societies.

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