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Our thoughts on Triad Speakers' "7 things you must know when designing an Atmos system"

by Nyal Mellor September 04, 2016

Our thoughts on Triad Speakers and 7 things you must know when designing an Atmos system. Get into this with our comments.

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UHD 101: Demystifying 4K, UHD Blu Ray, wide color gamut, HDR, 4:4:4, 18Gbps and the rest!

by Nyal Mellor March 09, 2016

This comprehensive blog article is intended to demystify some of the technical details behind UHD or Ultra High Definition.

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Dolby Atmos: Dispersion Requirements for Ceiling Speakers

by Nyal Mellor December 30, 2015

In this blog article we look at the dispersion requirements for ceiling speakers in a Dolby Atmos system. 

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Ten Speaker Layout Tips for Dolby Atmos, DTS.X & Auro

by Nyal Mellor November 14, 2015

Dolby Atmos has been a big thing with our client base. Since the format was announced >80% of our theaters have been designed to support Atmos and other next-generation audio formats such as DTS.X and Auro.

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5 Tips For Getting The Best Home Theater Sound Possible

by Nyal Mellor April 07, 2015

This short, but SWEET, article will give you some tips on how to make sure your home theater delivers the sonic goods, giving you the best home theater sound your equipment is capable of.

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Three Common Home Theater Layout Mistakes Even the Pros Make

by Nyal Mellor March 02, 2015

Even the “pros” make basic home theater layout mistakes. As an enthusiast you’d think that someone who works day in, day out in the industry should know better but the sad truth is that many are not well versed in the intricacies of home theater layout and design, even if their retail store sells high end equipment. Here are three we come across with all too frequently…

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Baffle Wall Case Study: Acoustic Frontiers Demo Room

by Nyal Mellor November 29, 2013

This article is a case study of how we designed and built the THX style baffle wall in the Acoustic Frontiers demo room.

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Home theater seating layout: 5 key design and placement tips

by Nyal Mellor October 09, 2013

The first task that should be done in any home theater design is choosing the number and type of seats.

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Amplifier power / SPL calculator for home theater THX reference level

by Nyal Mellor July 25, 2013

A question that frequently comes up when designing a home theater is ‘how powerful an amplifier do I need?’. The answer to the question depends on a few things...

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The six key things to think about when designing a front projection system

by Nyal Mellor May 22, 2013

We at Acoustic Frontiers love to use projection systems. They are really the only way to get wide enough viewing angles to properly replicate the immersive cinematic experience in your home.

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Video aspect ratios, screen masking and anamorphic lens systems

by Nyal Mellor March 25, 2013

This article reviews HTDV and film content aspect ratios and looks at ways to match content to display. These include manual and automated screen masking systems as well as anamorphic lenses and the ‘zoom’ method.

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THX baffle walls - design, build and benefits

by Nyal Mellor March 25, 2013

What is a THX baffle wall and why do I want one in my home theater?! This article explains what a baffle wall is, covers the acoustic and audio benefits and finally provides tips on how to design and build them.

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