Technology Updates Flagship Speaker System and Lowers Price
LAS VEGAS (1/8/07) – Atlantic Technology has introduced its
new System 8200e speaker line, an improved version of the company's
acclaimed THX Ultra2 certified System 8200. The new flagship system
offers the same high-end performance as its predecessor at a significantly
lower price point, thanks to simplified cosmetics and configuration
Technology 8200e LR speakers.
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"The original System 8200 received universal acclaim from
dealers, consumers, and reviewers, and we still haven't found
much room for improvement in its performance," comments Atlantic
Technology President Peter Tribeman. "However, we did see
an opportunity to update its appearance, and make it a better
fit for most people's homes. Of course, while we were at it, our
engineers did find a way to make sound even better, and we've
managed to cut the prices at the same time."
Like its predecessor, the System 8200e offers the home theater
enthusiast the ultimate in reproduction for multichannel music
and movies. In order to simplify installation and selection for
dealers and consumers, the line now features permanently attached
side panels in a gloss black finish, and the system is designed
to integrate with one or more of the company's powerful 642e SB
The 8200e LR speakers are acoustically identical to their predecessors,
but feature a revised cabinet shape and pedestal system that presents
a less imposing aesthetic presence in smaller theater rooms. The
previous model's slanted rear panel has been revised to a more
conventional vertical orientation, allowing the speaker to maintain
the same overall internal volume while reducing the speaker's
footprint and overall visual impact. Additionally, the speaker's
optional pedestal is now 10-inches shorter than the previous version,
lowering the 8200e LR tweeter to a more optimal height for most
listening positions, and further contributing to the reduction
in the speaker's perceived size.
The 8200e C three-way center channel speaker maintains the same
basic design as its predecessor, but now integrates fixed gloss
black side panels. Atlantic's engineers have made a subtle alteration
to the 8200e C crossover network, contributing to a slightly smoother
and more detailed character in the lower midrange band that is
so important for dialogue reproduction.
The 8200e SR speakers remain essentially unchanged from the
system 8200 versions.
The Atlantic Technology System 8200e speakers will be available
in January with a gloss black finish. Suggested retail price begins
at $10,000 for a two-subwoofer 5.1-channel system. The THX-certified
642eSB subwoofer is also available separately at a suggested retail
price of $1,000 in satin black finish.
From its inception in 1989, Atlantic Technology's mission has
been to produce home entertainment products that exemplify the
very best in both performance and value. The company specializes
in complete high-performance multi-channel speaker systems, state-of-the-art
home theater electronics components, and products for custom audio/video
installation. For more information on Atlantic Technology and
its many fine products for home theater and custom audio/video
installation, visit www.atlantictechnology.com or call 781-762-6300.
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