We know British ATC mainly from studio speakers. And bookshelfs and floorstanders. Think of the SCM19 V2 which has become a reference at Alpha Audio. What you may not know is that they also manufacture Home Theatre models. The so-called HTS series. We test the HTS40. A large – heavy – on wall loudspeaker.
Recently we visited the ATC SCM19 V2 monitors and they were so good that they have become our new reference. In order to drive these speakers properly, we went from an integrated amplifier (bye bye Bryston B60r) to a separate pre- and power amplifier combination. In this way, the closed ATCs get sufficient power and […]
The ATC SCM19 V2 loudspeakers don’t seem to offer much spectacle at first sight, but let that be their strength. When you take the time to get to know these speakers, everything becomes clear.
ATC – Acoustic Transducer Company – was founded in 1974 by Billy Woodman. The Brit made custom drivers for several other brands. His custom designs were able to deliver much more sound pressure. And also with less distortion. In 1976 came the first complete speaker: SM-75-150s. And the rest is history. The current line-up consists of both professional models and consumer speakers. Special about ATC is that they also have amplifiers and even an all-in-one.