HTF News Editor
- Nov 1, 2017
- United Kingdom
- Real Name
- Martin Dew
Atlantic Technology is now shipping what it calls a ‘monster’ center channel speaker, the 8600eC (retailing for $2,300), measuring 68 x 14 x 15 inches. The speaker includes a D’Appolito/M-T-M array with four 6.5-inch fiberglass woofers, two 5.25-inch fiberglass mid-drivers and a 1-inch internally isolated aluminum/magnesium dome tweeter. Designed to complement the voice-matched 8600eLR front towers, the new center channel incorporates a 4th order Butterworth Linkwitz-Riley crossover with bi-wire inputs, and can be ordered in high-gloss lacquered Makassar Ebony or Gloss Piano Black.
The 8600eC employs seven drivers, a crossover with bi-wire capability and acoustic optimization controls matched to the 8600eLR floor-standing models. It also incorporates a pivoting base and compensation controls for optimizing placement and accommodating room acoustics.
“With the design of the 8600e system...