Norwood, MA – August 28, 2018 – At 2018 CEDIA Expo, Atlantic Technology will be exhibiting their largest product expansion ever. This includes a mix of SKAA wireless home theater, multi-room and personal products, plus premium tower speakers, subwoofers and outdoor speakers. Booth #4347.
New Wireless Multi-Room Capable Streaming Speaker, Gatecrasher1: Atlantic Technology’s first Wireless system is a beautiful, compact 2.1 stereo speaker system that comes in two fine furniture finishes. Dual-band Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth AptX and a Priority Sensing™ analog in make this a highly flexible multi-room system. Featured is DLNA plus vTuner internet radio plus a free iOS or Android app with choice of popular streaming services including Spotify, plus lossless services Tidal, Deezer and Qobuz. Gatecrasher1’s can be paired together for enhanced stereo or used in multiples for multi-room streaming. Gatecrasher1 is shipping now. MSRP is $499.
Four New Products with SKAA Wireless Technology: An exciting new range of wireless products featuring SKAA wireless technology is designed to work as a high-performance home audio eco-system. SKAA technology is well-proven in the most demanding live concert performances by professional musicians. It delivers a robust, dynamic, wide-frequency, 36 ms low-latency signal with a long 150 foot range. A SKAA device can transmit to 4 other SKAA devices simultaneously enabling the first wireless surround system for home-theater and gaming without sonic or performance compromise.
New SKAA Wireless Soundbar / Subwoofer, Gatecrasher3: Embodying Atlantic Technology’s ‘easy to install and configure approach to multi-room systems’, is a new wireless Sound Bar/Subwoofer package with multi-room streaming capability similar to Gatecrasher1. Its rigid, non-resonant extruded aluminum cabinet with six 2.5-inch woofers and three .75-inch aluminum dome tweeters is driven by 150-watts of class D system power. The wireless subwoofer extends low frequency range and makes the system easy to install. Gatecrasher3 creates an uncompromising wireless home-theater surround sound free of interference, lag or distortion. Optional Atlantic Technology active SKAA speakers and integrated amps can be added (previewed below).
New SKAA / Bluetooth Wireless Active Speakers, FS-252: These compact wireless SKAA speakers are acoustically matched to Gatecrasher 3 to operate as the front and/or rear channels in a wireless home-theater system, or as stand-alone active speakers. Each speaker is powered by a 25-watt class-D amp. Aux and RCA inputs, pre-out as well as wireless SKAA and Bluetooth AptX in/out for highly-flexible use anywhere in the home. Included with the FS-252 is an IR remote. The FS-252 ships in November 2018. MSRP $749/pair
New SKAA/Bluetooth Wireless Integrated Amp, STA-200: Atlantic’s first wireless stereo integrated amp transmits and receives SKAA and incorporates Bluetooth with AptX. The 100 watt-per-channel amp also features RCA and 3.5mm analog inputs plus RCA pre-outs and banana terminals to drive active or passive speakers. The amp measures only 9.8 x 9.8 x 4.1-inches and is housed in an attractive high-gloss cabinet. Included with the STA-200 is a dedicated IR remote. The STA-200 ships in November 2018. MSRP $449
New SKAA/Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, FS-H582: Atlantic Technology enters a new category with these premium high-performance wireless headphones. High-performance 50mm bass drivers and brilliant detailed highs from the proprietary ceramic tweeters assure outstanding sound quality. SKAA delivers uncompromising sound quality, free of lip-sync issues, game-play lag or signal dropouts for the ultimate movie or game experience for up to four headphones at once. Bluetooth with AptX ensures wide compatibility plus a detachable 3.5 mm audio cable lets users connect to more devices or continue using when they’ve run out of power with the long-run rechargeable battery.
New Flagship Tower Speaker, 8600eLR: This new speaker features non-resonant MDF cabinets in a gloss ebony veneer finish, housing four new high-performance 8-inch fiberglass woofers, two new 5.25-inch fiberglass mid-drivers in a D’Appolito array with a new magnesium aluminum alloy dome tweeter. The cross-over is a 4 order Butterworth asymmetrical, time-aligned Linkwitz-Riley design with bi-wire inputs. A high-sensitivity spec of 91 dB with power handling up to 300 watts per speaker makes the 8600’s perfect for very high-performance home theater and 2-channel systems. The 8600 tower speakers ship in November 2018. MSRP $2,599 each.
New Ultra High Power Subwoofers: Atlantic Technology is expanding its extensive subwoofer line upward with a pair of high-powered subwoofers suitable for the most demanding home theaters. Both models feature line and XLR inputs, a 0~180⁰ phase control, adjustable crossover, auto on/off, volume, bypass, and a DSP controlled EQ. They are housed in heavy-duty MDF cabinets with a high-gloss piano-black or satin finish. Both models ship in November 2018.
: 500 watts, 2×250 watt amps, two 10-inch woofers. MSRP $1,799
: 1,000 watts, 2×500 watt amps, two 12-inch woofers. MSRP $2,499
New Constant Voltage and Constant Current Outdoor Speakers: A new full range of six high-performance outdoor speakers, all available in white or black finishes. The two-way speakers are available in three models with 4-inch, 5.25-inch and 6.5-inch fiberglass woofers and 1-inch titanium dome tweeters. The three sizes are available in two series; a 4-ohm series for constant current applications and the second for 70/100-volt constant voltage applications. Constant voltage models have three transformer settings, conveniently selectable by the installer via a terminal switch. All offer excellent sonic performance and wide frequency range of 45 Hz to 65 Hz at the low-end to 20 kHz +/- 2 db with 90 dB of sensitivity.
“This CEDIA Expo marks a milestone for Atlantic Technology where we are strengthening our extensive home-theater offering with new ultra-high-performance flagship products,” said Mike Miller, National Sales Manager Atlantic Technology. “At the same time we’re dramatically expanding our presence in outdoor speakers and introducing a growing line of wireless and multi-room products enhanced by advanced wireless technology with outstanding features and performance.”
Dealers, reps and distributors can reach Mike Miller at Atlantic Technology at [email protected] or 781.762.6300 for CEDIA appointments.
For media inquiries and for CEDIA press appointments please contact Paul Fredrickson at [email protected] via call or text to 781.308.2312 or stop by our CEDIA booth #4347.
About Atlantic Technology
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 high-performance loudspeaker systems for music, home theater, and 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.