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Offline maxonline1981

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #360 on: February 07, 2020, 14:29 »
I’m very lucky to have the ATC 100 Anniversary actives and I don’t think I will ever sell them. I’m hoping at some stage to upgrade to the new ATC in-house tweeters but, it’s going to be a costly process to send the units back to the factory for fitment and set up - one day though....
I’ve been using ATC actives for many, many years and eventually bought the SCA2 pre amp as well as I moved up the range. Mine are 10 years old or so now, in as new condition and still impress, subject to the source material of course.
I just need to change my DAC to get to the next level and I’m done.

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ATC 100 Anniversary ATSL
STC SCA2 pre amp
Esoteric DV50 - 15 yrs old..
Chord Hugo TT2 + Chord M Scaler


Amazing. How big is your room for these speaker? Any room treatment needed?

Thanks


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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #361 on: February 10, 2020, 10:20 »
Very simple room treatment, almost nothing, apart from bass traps which aren’t ideally positioned, just furniture!

How do I attach pictures to a post from an iPod?....
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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #362 on: February 10, 2020, 12:23 »
Very simple room treatment, almost nothing, apart from bass traps which aren’t ideally positioned, just furniture!

How do I attach pictures to a post from an iPod?....

How loud are you able to play the active ATC at?

In my many listening sessions with 50 actives with intention to buy, the speakers came into their own when I hit 90dB and beyond. IMHO at high SPL, the 50/100 out performs much more costly setups. Unfortunately for me, my environment does not allow me to play at such volumes and I had to pass. The Active 50 Anniversary is still my favorite speakers. One day perhaps I can have the environment to own a pair of Anniversary 50 or 100. 

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #363 on: February 11, 2020, 09:26 »
I wonder anyone owns this in SG.... beautiful !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3bHpV4utTs
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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #364 on: February 11, 2020, 17:08 »
I wonder anyone owns this in SG.... beautiful !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3bHpV4utTs


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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #365 on: February 13, 2020, 11:08 »
I wonder anyone owns this in SG.... beautiful !!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3bHpV4utTs


Haha bro , look is beautiful but to get normal imaging you need to half stand , if seat on sofa , the imaging and sound stage all floating at ceiling like seating at 1st row in cinema, I hear it at China a few time , very weird feeling...

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #366 on: February 13, 2020, 11:17 »
Haha bro , look is beautiful but to get normal imaging you need to half stand , if seat on sofa , the imaging and sound stage all floating at ceiling like seating at 1st row in cinema, I hear it at China a few time , very weird feeling...

maybe he never do a proper  set up?
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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #367 on: February 15, 2020, 00:15 »
maybe he never do a proper  set up?


Could be, but the PMC have similar design , also imaging is too high for my preference....... my guess is the imaging too high is due to mid and high driver are more than 1/2 a meter above ear..

...Actually even Wilson Maxx 3 also projected the imaging too high, I suspect this type of speaker need to seat very far away to listen

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #368 on: February 21, 2020, 21:23 »
https://youtu.be/qh8bJ_Zmo3U

Amazing speaker , the more it run in the more I love it
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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #369 on: February 22, 2020, 13:19 »
Bro Joamonte, what is your room size? I am very interested in the ATC SCM 100 or 150 for my future house but not sure if it needs a big room to breathe?

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« Reply #370 on: February 22, 2020, 16:09 »
Bro Joamonte, what is your room size? I am very interested in the ATC SCM 100 or 150 for my future house but not sure if it needs a big room to breathe?

3.2 m x 5.8 m

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« Reply #371 on: February 22, 2020, 16:15 »
Bro Joamonte, what is your room size? I am very interested in the ATC SCM 100 or 150 for my future house but not sure if it needs a big room to breathe?

The main thing is you need to have enough seating distance to the speaker, smaller model can seat closer but bigger model need more distance....room size for ATC don’t matter much because the bass is tight and don’t extend too Low, in fact my personal feeling is in too big room , ATC sound sometime would not sound as “Grand” as many other same woofer size speaker in audiophile standard.

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #372 on: February 23, 2020, 08:43 »
Thanks bro, will factor this in when house hunting 😁

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #373 on: March 18, 2020, 22:46 »
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why is it so dam  hard to obsoleted this turning pieces of equipment ?

https://youtu.be/y3RIHnK0_NE

https://youtu.be/FELbmXdS4xM

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Re: ATC owners/potential owners thread
« Reply #374 on: April 01, 2020, 05:23 »
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