Fully Engrossing, Precision-Minded, Non-Fatiguing, Faithful to the Source: Stereophile Recommended ATC SCM19 v2 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Tout Ravishing Clarity and Balanced Sonics
If one bookshelf loudspeaker would ever be picked to represent the values and advantages of the category, that model should be the ATC SCM19 v2. Fortified by an in-house-built 25mm soft-dome tweeter and in-house-made soft-dome midrange – each exclusive to ATC designs – SCM19 v2 performs with faithful-to-the-source transparency and reference-setting coherence. Fully engrossing, non-fatiguing, and all-in with every type of music, SCM19 v2 delivers unflagging resolution and hyper-realistic scaling. This gorgeous monitor does practically everything to perfection. The effortless, precision-minded tonal and dynamic balance mirror SCM19 v2's ultra-revealing nature and clarity – characteristics for which ATC is renowned. It doesn't sacrifice on bass detail and extension, either. A taut, tuneful low end and generous harmonic dispersion further testify on behalf of SCM19 v2's status as a Stereophile Recommended Component and a speaker commended by The Absolute Sound, Hi-Fi Choice, and many other audiophile experts. Backed by a six-year manufacturer's warranty and Music Direct's Satisfaction Guarantee, SCM19 v2 is a musical instrument that will change your life.
"Low distortion, zero fatigue, great looks, fair price. What's not to like?"
– Stereophile, Recommended Component
No Substitute for In-House Engineering and Manufacturing
Found in many of the world's finest recording studios and soundstages, and used by dozens of the most acclaimed producers and engineers in the music and film industries, ATC loudspeakers claim an unparalleled reputation. Focused on applying supreme engineering to proven audio principles, the tradition-minded British company produces English-made speakers revered for their revealing nature, astonishing clarity, and exceptional balance. Tested and assembled in-house, its famous drivers and tweeters are exclusive to ATC – you won't find them on any other brand. And unlike most manufacturers, ATC still constructs midrange domes to supply breathtaking coherence. The rest of the rationale follows: If ATC is good enough for studio pros such as the late Doug Sax and superstar artists like the Rolling Stones, they're good enough for you.
"The ATC SCM19 is, without reservation, a superb monitor that should excite and please the most discriminating of listeners. My highest recommendation."
– Neil Gader, The Absolute Sound, Editors' Choice Award
Industry Professionals and Prominent Musicians Swear by ATC
Beck, Kate Bush, David Gilmour, Mark Knopfler, Diana Krall, Ray LaMontagne, Tom Petty, Sting, Roger Waters, and Jack White. These world-famous artists are just a handful of the household-name musicians that listen with ATC. Perhaps they're taking a page from many of the most in-demand engineers and producers that depend on ATC to create timeless works of art. Industry professionals such as Michael Bishop, T Bone Burnett, James Guthrie, Bob Ludwig, Gavin Lurssen, Max Martin, George Massenburg, Alan Moulder, Shawn Murphy, and Fred Vogler all rely on ATC to hear every last detail.
"The SCM19 makes a good case for [ATC founder] Billy Woodman's assertion that what's right for the studio is also best for the home."
– Hi-Fi Choice
Found in Many of the World's Best Recording Studios and Soundstages
The list of studios and soundstages that rely on ATC to perform vital functions is too long to document here. But we're certain you'll likely recognize the likes of ABKCO (New York), Air (London), Alchemy Mastering (London), DTS (Calabassas), East West Studios (Los Angeles), Front Stage (Nashville), Paramount Studios (Hollywood), Sony Music Studios (New York), Third Man Records (Nashville), and Warner Bros. (Burbank) as further evidence of ATC's prowess and stature among those whose livelihood depends on great sound.