ATC launches C4 Sub MK2 Active Subwoofer system

ATC launches C4 Sub MK2 Active Subwoofer system

New to the market from ATC is its C4 Sub MK2 Active Subwoofer system, that includes all-new tech and promising “distinctive ranges of efficiency for audiophile music and movie devotees”.

Designed to unite the best requirements of driver and electronics engineering in a single system, the C4 Sub Mk 2 deploys a brand new proprietary 12-inch SS75-314SC sub-bass driver powered by a newly developed 300W class AB amplifier design. Both components are hand-built and put in inside a considerable cupboard on the firm’s Stroud, UK-based manufacturing HQ.

The new sub-bass driver is alleged to be the primary to be purpose-built for an ATC sub-bass system developed by the R&D staff to breed the bottom 4 octaves of the audio band. To obtain this, the design exploits ATC’s signature long-gap/short-coil configuration to its pure limits with an exceptionally lengthy 30mm magnetic hole, surrounded by a 6-inch/150mm N48M Neodymium magnet – probably the most highly effective ever assembled by ATC and a primary for the corporate. 

The firm additionally says the C4 Sub Mk2 delivers an prolonged low-frequency response “whereas avoiding digital equalisation, in contrast to many subwoofers obtainable at present”. Instead, the extra elegant mixture of outstanding transducer engineering and a touch bigger cupboard quantity is used. The simplicity of this strategy “reduces section shift and group delay, aiding the mixing of the sub with the partnering loudspeakers”, say the corporate.

The all-new 300W class AB design was exactly optimised to the necessities of the brand new driver, “leading to quick, dynamic bass with minimal colouration”. Two balanced line inputs present connectivity for stereo or AV/dwelling cinema programs, whereas two balanced outputs are obtainable to feed partnering ‘important’ stereo loudspeakers or to ‘daisy-chain’ a number of subs.

ATC’s C4 Sub Mk 2’s 70-litre cupboard employs 25mm/1-inch thick panels and heavy bracing. It’s obtainable in normal Cherry, Black Ash, Walnut and Oak real-wood veneers, in addition to Satin Black and Satin White finishes, or in premium Rosewood, European Crown Cut Walnut, Burr Magnolia and Pippy Oak real-wood veneers, with the choice of excessive gloss over veneers and black/white piano lacquers additionally obtainable. 

The ATC C4 Sub Mk 2 shall be obtainable in Australia from March 2024 and is priced (from) $8,750 RRP.

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January 30, 2024 at 02:38AM

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