Archive for the ‘AO1 Process’ Category

Labels not up to snuff

For those of you who have ordered the process  but haven’t received your “AO1-Optimized” label – it’s because we discarded the first batch of labls we had ordered and are looking for a new option. The label cannot do any potential damage to the wood or nitrocellulose finishes and Frank just wasn’t satisfied with our first round. We have everyone’s guitars and serial numbers in our database and will send them out when they get replaced.

For insurance purposes or resale proof, your packet and certification letter should suffice for the time being.

AO1-Optimized Larrivee L-19

March 26, 2009 – Contemporary Christian singer/songwriter John Moran has had his Larrivee L-19 back post-AO1 optimization, for about 46 days and gives his impressions.

AO1-Optimized Tippin Crescendo

February 16, 2009 – Corey Congilio plays our first Tippin Crescendo for the first time, post-AO1 processing.

AO1-Optimized Martin 00018

February 16, 2009 – Corey Congilio gets the Martin 00018 back and plays it for the first time, post-AO1-optimization.

We will be posting more videos in the next few weeks.

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The new Acoustic Optimization Process (AO1) from Alchemy Acoustic Labs is a breakthrough new process in acoustic science developed by physicist and polymer scientist Frank Sanns to dramatically improve the sound and performance of acoustic instruments in ways that once took centuries to achieve. Intrigued? Read MORE.