Stroud, United Kingdom | 2019 – Faithful to the signal, a new C1 subwoofer design will generate deeper and cleaner bass.
Built to provide a dynamic low-distortion bass foundation for ATC’s Entry Series speakers, its C1C and C3C centre speakers, HTS Series on-wall speakers and all but the largest satellite speaker systems, the new C1 Sub Mk 2 is a compact real wood veneered design, incorporating a hand-built 12” (314mm) ATC bass driver and a fully discrete ATC 200W MOSFET power amplifier.
Designed for both music and cinema applications and replacing the Mk1 version, the new C1 Sub promises a quality of low frequency reproduction that belies its price point. The re-engineered design incorporates ATC’s customarily transparent circuits boosted by larger power supplies, the latest ATC grounded-source 200 watt Class A/B discrete MOSFET power module and improved overload protection circuitry (with front-panel indicator) for greater control at full output. The low-pass filter circuits have been comprehensively re-worked to facilitate the best possible integration with partnering speakers from ATC and other manufacturers.
Controls include a continuously variable low pass filter, a continuously variable all-pass filter and polarity switch, speaker level L/R inputs, independent L/R RCA line inputs and a summed line output RCA connector to facilitate the daisy-chaining of multiple subwoofers.
The C1 Sub is available now in four real wood finishes: Cherry, Black Ash, Satin Black, Satin White to match Entry Series speakers, centre speakers and HTS Series on-wall products.
Enhanced by ATC’s traditionally robust engineering and scrupulous attention to detail, the new C1 Sub Mk2 active subwoofer will generate a reliably accurate performance over a very long life, backed by ATC’s standard six year warranty.
C1 Sub Mk2 Specifications
Driver: 12” / 314mm
LF Cut Off Frequency (-6dB): 25Hz
Max SPL: 103dB
Amplifier Output: 200W
User Controls: Gain, Low Pass Frequency, Polarity, Phase
Inputs: Stereo High Level via Binding Posts & Stereo Line Level via RCA/Phono
Outputs: Mono Summed Line Level via single RCA/Phono
Dimensions (HxWxD): 450 x 360 x 400 mm / 17.72” x 14.17” x 15.75” (incl. feet and heatsink)
ATC C1 Sub Mk2
Availability: Immediately – November 2019, U.S. retail price: $3,499.