Origin Acoustics Partners with NETGEAR AV to Offer CI-focused Wired and Wireless

Following on the heels of Crestron’s recent NETGEAR partnership, Origin Acoustics also announced a new strategic partnership with NETGEAR that allows them to resell and support NETGEAR’s CI-focused wired and wireless offerings. All models of the NETGEAR AV’s M4250 and M4300 lines of managed switches and five models of the Pro WiFi Access Point products are now available directly from […]

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Crestron Electronics Announces Expansion of Audio Portfolio with Origin Acoustics

Crestron Electronics announced an expansion of the company’s audio portfolio with four new products, including three additions to the Crestron Speakers made by Origin Acoustics Ultimate Series line and an all-weather model of Crestron’s Saros Surface Mount Speakers. Built natively for the Crestron Home OS and for integration with custom systems, these new audio solutions […]

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Origin Acoustics at CEDIA Expo 2022 — Partnerships, Products and More

For my first CEDIA Expo 2022 press conference, I attended one for Origin Acoustics — the company has been quite busy this year, especially ahead of CEDIA Expo — I feel as though I’ve received news from them almost every day for the past few weeks. As it turns out, the company has had a […]

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Origin Acoustics Adds New Design-Centric Soundbars

Origin Acoustics just announced its new design-centric and installation flexible soundbars. The new line of Origin Acoustics soundbars includes several unique features designed to address the cosmetic needs of consumers, along with the installation flexibility needed for today’s design-centric homes. The line consists of eight multichannel models, which align with most TV widths and utilize […]

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Origin Acoustics Is Now the Exclusive US Importer of Velodyne Acoustics

Origin Acoustics announced a strategic partnership by becoming the exclusive U.S. importer of Velodyne Acoustics. Origin Acoustics is bringing back this brand to the U.S. market by partnering with Velodyne Acoustics’ new ownership, Audio Reference, out of Hamburg, Germany. Velodyne Acoustics started in 1983 with the aim of “transforming the enjoyment of music and movies […]

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Origin Acoustics Reflects on Its History and Future Ahead of CEDIA Expo 2022

Origin Acoustics plans to show how it has EVOLVED since its inception in 2014. While the brand’s heritage dates back to the first architectural speaker manufacturer, the Origin brand has only been around for eight years and claims to be one of the top brands used by today’s custom installers. Announced back in 2017, the […]

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Origin Acoustics Will Debut Slimline 10-Inch Powered Subwoofer at CEDIA Expo

Origin Acoustics announced its new Slimline 10” Powered Subwoofer to debut at CEDIA at Booth #16069. Origin Acoustics further expands their line of subwoofers with the SUBS10 Slimline Subwoofer. Featuring a 10” woven fiberglass woofer and a built-in amplifier delivering up to 400 watts of peak performance. The SUBS10 offers maximum design flexibility with wall mount or in room options, […]

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Origin Acoustics Adds Minimal Opening System Design Centric Speakers

Origin Acoustics just debuted its Minimal Opening System Design Centric Speakers. The new MOS36 is the latest addition to the minimum opening system line of products from Origin Acoustics. Our easy-to-install enclosure provides amazing low-frequency response from a 6” fiberglass woofer, which ports around a 2” wide-band aluminum driver, providing a well-balanced sound from a […]

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Origin Acoustics To Debut Big Bollard Landscape Speaker System at CEDIA Expo 2022

Origin Acoustics says the new Ambisonic Big Bollard Landscape Speaker System will make its debut at CEDIA Expo. The new Big Bollard from Ambisonic delivers performance and design for any residential or commercial outdoor application. Available with round or square aluminum sleeves in silver, black and bronze, each speaker contains a 10” subwoofer, 6.5” polypropylene […]

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Origin Acoustics Announces ‘Origin Pro’ Category of ProAV Speakers

Origin Acoustics announced its latest category expansion in a new “Origin Pro” category of ProAV speaker solutions. Origin debuted 3 UL 1480A approved models available with either a 5”, 6”, or 8” IMPP high-performance woofer. The woofer is accompanied by a 1” aluminum tweeter designed specifically for “today’s high-demand commercial applications.” Origin says front-mounted wiring […]

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Origin Acoustics Is Now the Brand Manager for Bang & Olufsen’s Full Portfolio

Origin Acoustics has announced an expanded partnership with Bang & Olufsen. Since 2016, Origin Acoustics (OA) has been collaborating with Bang & Olufsen on the co-design and manufacturing of certain architectural loudspeakers, now Origin has been named to U.S. Brand Manager for Bang & Olufsen’s full portfolio in the custom channel. The companies say the new relationship will […]

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Origin Acoustics Will Debut Commercial Slim Speaker Lineup at CEDIA Expo 2022

Origin Acoustics will use CEDIA Expo to debit its commercial slim speaker lineup to help residential integrators to get into the ProAV market. The PC60S UL 1480A approved ceiling speaker using a 6.5” IMPP high-performance woofer with a 1” DPSD silk tweeter for a smooth and balanced sound. The speaker is enclosed in a metal […]

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Origin Acoustics Announces Surface Mount Outdoor Line of Speaker Solutions

Origin Acoustics announces its latest category expansion in its Surface Mount outdoor line of speaker solutions. Origin will have three models available, with either a 5”, 6” or 8” IMPP high-performance woofer, which delivers “great low-end from a sealed enclosure.” The woofer is accompanied by a 1” aluminum tweeter designed specifically for outdoor environments. The […]

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Origin Acoustics Will Support Nevada ‘Make it Rain’ Cloud Seeding Project

Origin Acoustics and its co-founder, Jeremy Burkhardt, are supporting Save Red Rock’s “Make It Rain” Cloud Seeding Project to preserve, protect and improve the Red Rock area and aquifer supplies. Origin Acoustics is helping make rain in Nevada. Save Red Rock is partnering with DRI to fund a cloud seeding program that will augment precipitation […]

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Origin Acoustics Announces Plans for CEDIA Expo 2022

Origin Acoustics says it will welcome dealers back to CEDIA Expo (and hand out free drinks)! Located at the lower-level main entrance by the shuttle drop-off area on Lamar Street, Origin will have a DJ booth set up, starting on Thursday, to build excitement for the attendees for what Origin says will be their biggest […]

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Origin Acoustics Announces Retrofittable Universal Fire Enclosure

Origin Acoustics has announced a new retrofittable Universal Fire Enclosure. The Intertek/ETL certified UFE1160 speaker cover is a dome-shaped intumescent enclosure, specifically designed to keep the integrity of fire-resistant ceilings for ONE HOUR with in-ceiling speakers. This product is retrofittable and is certified to work with any speaker with a diameter between 5 7/8” and […]

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Origin Acoustics Adds Joe Whitaker as Vice President of Business Development

Origin Acoustics has announced Joe Whitaker as VP of Business Development. Joe Whitaker has been a longtime ally and supporter of Origin Acoustics and has worked on multiple product developments as a consultant, contributor and friend. Joe brings a great deal of CI industry expertise, insight and knowledge to the table. “Origin Acoustics seeks to […]

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Origin Acoustics Announces Availability of New Professional Collection In-Ceiling and Pendant Speakers

Origin Acoustics announced that the new Professional Collection In-Ceiling and Pendant Speakers are now available for shipping. Each model is a two-way loudspeaker with a pivoting silk DPSD tweeter that utilizes Origin’s patented Multi-Motion Pivoting for aiming and dispersion. The new in-ceiling models are available in three sizes: the PC50, PC60 and PC80. The new […]

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Origin Acoustics Purchases Ambisonic Systems

Origin Acoustics announced they’ve purchased Ambisonic Systems, a manufacturer of performance luxury pro and residential loudspeaker systems from Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The company was founded in 2009 by Jeffery Coombs and specializes in high-output, audiophile-quality sound reinforcement loudspeakers and ribbon-line arrays. The full range of Ambisonic Systems loudspeakers includes a vast line of outdoor […]

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A Sample of CEDIA Expo 2021 Exhibitors

CEDIA Expo will take place later this week on Sept. 1-3, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can find THE rAVe Agency’s coverage of the Expo on our microsite here. “There’s no other show this year that will offer an opportunity to see and hear what’s new in the residential technology […]

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Origin Acoustics Is Shipping Its New Line of Performance Subwoofers

Origin Acoustics is now fully stocked and shipping its new line of Performance Subwoofers. The new Performance Subwoofer series delivers more volume, lower frequencies, a better aesthetic and it all sits in a smaller cabinet — according to Origin. The line features three floor-standing models with a $500 8-inch, $700 10-inch and $900 12-inch driver […]

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Origin Acoustics — Worldwide Distributor for Ambisonic Systems Products — Tapped to be Exclusive Distributor for Ambisonic’s New Loudspeaker

Origin Acoustics is now the exclusive source (and worldwide distributor) for a particular product in the custom integration realm: the Ambisonic Systems Landscape Ribbon Six. Created by speaker designer Jeff Coombs and his team, the loudspeaker is the next iteration in Ambisonic’s line of audiophile pro-luxury speakers. Origin Acoustics has also, in fact, partnered to […]

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Origin Acoustics Releases New Performance Subwoofers

Origin Acoustics announced its new Performance Subwoofers with the release of three new models of floor-standing powered subwoofers. The new collection features coated paper woofers, high-powered digital amplifiers and a lightly textured and brushed finish. These new subwoofers deliver more volume, lower frequencies — and it all fits in a small-sized cabinet. This collection benefits […]

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Origin Acoustics Hires John Marchionda, Promotes Marc Fisher

Origin Acoustics announced the expansion of the company’s executive management team with the hiring of John Marchionda as its chief marketing officer (CMO) and the promotion of Marc Fisher as president of sales. In his new position, Marchionda will drive global brand marketing efforts for Origin Acoustics. Marc Fisher’s new role will now embrace all […]

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Origin Acoustics Launches Bollard Loudspeaker and Lighting Series

Origin Acoustics will launch expansions to the Landscape Bollard Loudspeaker line-up, debuting at CEDIA 2019. The new Big Bollard features a 10″ burial subwoofer, which ports out of the loudspeaker’s sleeve, just before the acoustic lens. Above the lens is a 6.5″ two-way loudspeaker. They’ve been able to utilize our Director Collection technology to keep […]

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Jeremy Burkhardt Finally Gets CEDIA Fellow Designated, Better Late Than Never

CEDIA says that, finally, Jeremy Burkhardt will be inducted to the CEDIA Fellows program at CEDIA Expo 2019. The CEDIA Fellows program honors longtime CEDIA members and volunteers who have contributed significantly to the association’s success. Burkhardt is well known throughout the industry, currently as chairman of Origin Acoustics, as well as former CEO, architect […]

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Origin Acoustics Joins The CEDIA Designer Software and Database

Origin Acoustics has joined the global cloud-based design software: The CEDIA Designer (TCD) online database. Integrators using TCD can immediately specify Origin Acoustics’ range of home cinema loudspeakers, subwoofers and amplifiers while designing immersive audio home theatres and simpler media rooms, complete with full project documentation. Included within TCD’s substantial product database are Origin Acoustics’ […]

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Origin Acoustics Debuts CSUB12 In-wall Subwoofer

Origin Acoustics is expanding its in-wall subwoofer offering with the debut of the CSUB12 Subwoofer at CEDIA Expo 2018. The CSUB12 is comprised of two parts, the enclosure and the woofer driver. The enclosure is an extruded aluminum cabinet that fits in a standard stud bay and is installed in advance of the drywall. Once […]

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Origin Acoustics New Seasons Bollard Outdoor Loudspeaker Debuts

Origin Acoustics just launched the Seasons Bollard loudspeaker at CEDIA Expo. The Bollard tackles the challenge of producing bass response from individual outdoor speakers in a very attractive aesthetic. While large subwoofers are often buried in the ground the requirement to have the sub somewhat close to the mid/high frequency satellites can cause some design […]

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New Amazon Echo Dot Wall-Mount for Origin Acoustics Valet System Debuts

Origin Acoustics is adding a wall-mount for the Amazon Echo Dot to its Valet system — the Dot Wall Mount. It will debut at CEDIA Expo. This is a simple way to integrate the Dot for music distribution and automation. In this offering is a clever mounting system that hides the Dot behind a speaker […]

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Origin Acoustics’ New Deep Subwoofer Collection Ships

Origin Acoustics just told us its new line of freestanding subwoofers is now available. The Deep subwoofer collection features four models that blend the performance qualities necessary for both music and cinema sound. The single driver models will feature 8, 10 and 12-inch aluminum drivers with accompanying passive radiators. They will be driven by 300, 600 and 1,000 watts of […]

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Origin Acoustics’ New VALET Amplifier Uses Alexa Voice Control

Origin Acoustics just launched the four-zone system Valet amplifier designed to integrate with an Amazon Echo Dot. Featuring eight 50-watt channels, the Valet amp can be connected to a broad range of speakers and provide the power necessary to drive them to substantial volume levels. The Valet is now available and shipping. Each of the four stereo zones […]

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