THE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE.

How do you build a center-channel that can express the unbounded variety of the human voice? You start by engineering each component for both accuracy and neutrality. By ensuring every detail is observed, refined, and perfected. Then blending and balancing until the entire system is utterly transparent. Until it exhibits ultimate character — the ability to express any nuance within the infinite spectrum of human emotion.


ALUMINUM WOOFER

Aluminum’s properties make it sensitive enough to reveal the nuances of a performance, while still providing stiffness. This stiffness moves the air like a piston, delivering sensory impact without distracting artifacts. And our two 6.5” Aluminum woofers give this center-channel real teeth.


3-WAY ARRANGEMENT

Wide screens need wide "sweet spots." That’s why THEIL Engineering insisted on a 3-way center channel with a vertically aligned midrange and tweeter. We use a waveguide to make sure that the high frequencies are uniformly projected across the listening / viewing area. The Titanium domed tweeter ensures the most subtle details come through clearly, cleanly, unmistakably. This configuration delivers all the dialogue, tone, feeling and intention across the full viewing angle.


SYSTEM INTEGRATION CROSSOVER

The crossover is a microcosm of the entire speaker: tight-tolerance film capacitors, low-distortion air core inductors, and a design focused on sonic accuracy. This important component begins as a theory, takes form through careful calculation and simulation, then becomes reality with boundless effort and fine-tuning. For a true model of THIEL Engineering.


ACOUSTICALLY NEUTRAL ENCLOSURE

Beautiful curves are expressed in such a way as to reduce diffraction in low-resonant materials. Add to that the rigid structural bracing, separate chambering for each driver, maximally open grill perforations, and acoustically transparent grill cloth, and you’ve got a lot of thinking both inside – and outside – this box.


LOW TURBULENCE PORT

The TC1’s port is optimized to project low frequency energy without adding or subtracting from the source. Carefully designed flared openings eliminate turbulence at critical junctures between the movers (our drivers) and the shakers (the people in your listening space).


FINISHES


ESPRESSO


ROSEWOOD


HIGH GLOSS BLACK


HIGH CLOSS WHITE


SPECIFICATIONS

Frequency Response (Bandwidth) 54Hz to 30KHz
Low Frequency Limit (-10dB) 44Hz
Sensitivity 87dB (Anechoic); 90dB (In-Room)
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms (4.7 ohms Minimum)
Crossover Type 3-way Multi-order Crossovers
Crossover Frequency 450Hz, 2.3KHz
Driver Compliment 1” Titanium dome Tweeter
3.5” Fiberglass cone Midrange (Die-cast Aluminum basket)
2 x 6.5” Aluminum cone Woofer (Die-cast Aluminum basket)
Dimensions 9.8” (H) x 25.0” (W) x 10.8” (D)
25.0 cm (H) x 63.5 cam (W) x 27.5cm (D)
Weight 30lbs (13.6Kgs)