Welcome to Ashly Audio
Thirty Years of Professional Audio
With over a thirty year history, Ashly Audio Inc. is recognized as
a world leader in the design and manufacturing of quality signal processing
equipment and power amplification for use in the commercial sound contracting
and professional audio markets. Our philosophy established from the
very beginning is to offer only the highest quality audio products to
the professional user.
What's in a name?
Before Ashly started manufacturing audio products, it was a 60's era
sound reinforcement company founded and run by five individuals.
Contrary to many rumours and myths such as 'named after a pet dog',
'anagram of initials', or 'a girlfriend', the real origin comes from
Larry Ashley, one of the founding five. Larry's last name was chosen
for the alphabetical advantage when listed of course. To add some mystique
to the name and to avoid conflict with another company, the 'e' was
None of the original five pursued the thrill of manufacturing, but
two people in the company, Bill Thompson and Dave Malloy thought it
was worth the effort, adopted Ashly Audio for the name and started manufacturing
pro audio gear.
Link to ASHLY History