Chuck Davies


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American DJ

Chuck Davies is the founder of American DJ, which provides a long list of innovative products, many of which Chuck designed and engineered. He opened his own audio store in 1979 selling Hi-Fi equipment, which has since branched out to include six locations in Southern California. By 1982, it was clear to Chuck that he could provide the type of speakers his customers were requesting. He was among the first industry leaders to travel to China and form relationships with manufacturers in building new products, which soon included effects lighting and professional audio.