News Archive



March 1, 2017 -- Version 2.4 has been released. Features include compatibility with auto-eq systems, expanded ASIO interface compatibility, 8 microphone capability, and optional AC3 encoder. See Changelog for more information.

December 1, 2015 -- AcoustX has resumed operations. Please contact us for current lead times.

September 20, 2015 -- AcoustX has been forced to suspend operations due to the Valley wildfire in California. During this time, we will be unable to ship D2 systems, and email responses will be delayed. Please check back for updates. Thank you for your patience.

June 12, 2015-- Article on RT60 measurement has been posted.

April 15, 2015 -- Article on microphone calibration has been posted.

June 4, 2014 -- Version 2.2 of win|RTA released

Version 2.2 is now available. Features include sine wave oscillator, 500-2kHz SPL weighting and 500-2kHz pink noise bandpass. See Changelog for more information.

August 24, 2013 -- Announcing the new AM-2 microphone

The new AM-2 microphone is available. This microphone is standard quarter-inch size and costs less than the AM-1. It is now standard with the D2 Studio Version, and makes this D2 Studio Version the lowest cost D2 system yet. The AM-2 can also be used with the D2 Cinema Version.

February 13, 2013 -- Announcing the new D2 Studio Version

A new version of the D2 Studio Version is available. The Studio Version now utilizes the MOTU 4Pre. The 4Pre is USB connected, and makes the D2 Studio even more cost effective.

October 10, 2011 -- Version 2.1 of win|RTA has been released.

This version includes support for Windows 7 and new audio interfaces. See the Changelog and the Windows 7 page for more details.

September 14, 2009 -- Version 1.8 of win|RTA has been released.

This version includes support for 120 dpi displays, netbook displays, and an optional AC-3 test signal encoder. See the changelog for more information.

May 1, 2009 -- Version 1.8 of win|RTA has entered beta testing.

This version includes support for 120 dpi displays and an optional AC-3 test signal encoder.

October 15, 2008 -- AcoustX is now selling Seagrave Instruments' new LASSIE system.

The innovative new LASSIE system provides a way to see low frequency room modes, utilizing an array of sensors.

August 20, 2008 -- The AM-10 microphone is now available.

AcoustX announces the availability of the AM-10 & AM-10P microphones. These microphones are useful in measuring background noise in very quiet environments such as studios and home theatres.

March 5, 2008 -- THX and AcoustX will conduct a D2 Cinema Training Seminar.

THX and AcoustX will be offering D2 training at THX. The seminar will be held April 1-2, 2008. This seminar has proven to be valuable to both novice and experienced technicians. It provides valuable information on the D2 analyzer and other cinema technologies, plus the opportunity to network with other cinema professionals. Registration information can be found here.

February 4, 2008 -- win|RTA Version 1.75 has been released.

Version 1.75 of win|RTA is now available. If you purchased a D2 system or win|RTA September 1, 2006 or later, contact us to download your update. If you purchased before this date, you can upgrade by subscribing to our low-cost win|RTA subscription service.

October 1, 2007 -- The D2 Studio Version is now available.

The D2 Studio Version is now available. This new acoustical measurement system is optimized for small mix room and home theatre applications. It adds features useful in these smaller environments and offers cost savings over the cinema version.

This new system utilizes a new microphone, the AM-1P. This microphone is a 48V phantom powered version of the AM-1.

September 10, 2007 -- D2 Studio Version brochure is available.

For more information on the new D2, download a copy of the brochure brochure.

August 18, 2007 -- Visit AcoustX at CEDIA!

AcoustX will demonstrate its upcoming system, the D2 Studio Version, at CEDIA September 5-9. This new system is designed to meet the needs of home theatre technical professionals, at a cost savings over the original D2 Cinema Version. Contact us in advance to set up a demo, or contact us at the show at 707-537-1310.

May 22, 2007 -- A preliminary release of the D2 User Manual is available.

This early version of the manual is made available to both assist D2 users in the operation of their systems and to get comments on what users would like to see included in future releases. Visit Technical Resources to download.

May 7, 2007 -- THX will conduct a D2 Training Seminar at Cinema Expo.

On June 29 & 30, THX will conduct a D2 Training Seminar. This event has proven to be useful for both experienced and novice cinema technicians. For more information, visit the THX seminar web page .

March 3, 2007 -- The DB-1 Automation Adaptor is now available. This connector plugs into the Dolby® CP-650 or CP-500 automation port, allowing the D2 to control the cinema processor pink noise output.


February 9, 2007 -- THX will conduct a D2 Training Seminar at ShoWest.

On March 16 & 17, THX will conduct a D2 Training Seminar. This event has proven to be useful for both experienced and novice cinema technicians. For more information, visit the THX seminar web page .



January 9, 2007 -- The AcoustX AM-1 measurement microphone is now available. The AM-1 features:

  • High quality capsule
  • Excellent omnidirectional characteristics
  • Low diffraction


  • The AM-1 is now the default microphone for the D2 Acoustical Measurement System. The original CM-1 microphone is available by special order.


    December 19, 2006 -- win|RTA version V1.6 has been released. New features in this release include:

  • dBFS measurement
  • Variable X-curve
  • CTT for Mix and Home
  • Display zoom: expand horizontal axis
  • Show Values updates in real time
  • Open THX .RTA files


  • If you purchased a D2 or win|RTA after November 1, 2005, contact AcoustX for a free upgrade. Systems purchased before this date may be upgraded by purchasing a one-year subscription renewal. Contact AcoustX for details.

    Also, with this release, Spanish and French versions of the D2 Quick Start Guide are now available. Visit Technical Resources to download.
     
     
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