#musicreengineered

The T+A Criterion CTL Loudspeakers

Back in 1982 we developed a unique and truly ground-breaking series of transmission line loudspeakers which we christened Criterion (benchmark). Ever since its introduction Criterion has been a byword for loudspeakers equipped with uniquely superior tech-nology, offering extraordinarily good sound and unusually high performance. The latest incarnation of the range is named CTL and consists of three floor-standing loudspeakers that are more compact but even better and more powerful than their predecessors. The speakers boast completely new, ultra-modern high-performance drive units and a transmission line design which has undergone further refinement.

Our Criterion series constitutes a very good example of successful evolution. The life cycles of each model range have been remarkably long, because the speakers were fitted with the finest, most sophisticated technologies available. As you would expect, we have kept our faith in the unique transmission-line principle, since it offers major advantages in the reproduction of low frequencies.
The pair of newly developed long-throw woofers of the Criterion CTL series, are perfectly matched to the cabinet and the resonant frequency of the transmission line. 

Each model features two special bass drivers, a “wide-range” mid-range unit and a completely new type of super treble dome tweeter made of specially impregnated textile. The only differences between the three floor-standing speakers are the dimensions of their cabinets and the size of the drive units employed. The S 2200 CTL is the top model, and features the largest bass drivers of the three. It demonstrates the basic principles of the CTL series in exemplary form. The S 2100 CTL is the medium-sized floor-standing speaker in the CTL series; although it is more compact it is still not small, as it measures a full metre in height. This size ensures that there is ample volume available for the transmission line, which in turn generates very powerful low bass at high volume. With a height of just 96 cm the S 2000 CTL is the smallest and slimmest floor-standing speaker in the range. It is of very similar construction to the other floor-standing loudspeakers, and features the same textile dome tweeter as the two larger models.

Technical Highlights

Criterion S 2200 CTL

Transmissionline floor-standing speaker

Power handling
250 Watts
Frequency range
22 – 35000 Hz
Drive units bass
2 x 220 mm long excursion
Cabinet
Organic baffle

Criterion S 2100 CTL

Transmissionline floor-standing speaker

Power handling
200 Watts
Frequency range
25 – 35000 Hz
Drive units bass
2 x 170 mm long excursion
Cabinet
Organic baffle

Criterion S 2000 CTL

Transmissionline floor-standing speaker

Power handling
150 Watts
Frequency range
30 – 35000 Hz
Drive units bass
2 x 150 mm long excursion
Cabinet
Organic baffle

Surface finishes

High gloss carbon 93

Oak whitewashed 95

Walnut dark 81

Arctic silver 96

Rubbed lacquer white 11

Rubbed lacquer black 12

To find a T+A Premium Partner near you, please contact a distributor in your country:

 

Europe

Belgium

T+A elektroakustik GmbH & Co. KG

Planckstr. 9-11
32052 Herford
+49 5221 76760
info@ta-hifi.nl
http://www.ta-hifi.nl

Czech Republic

Altei spol. s r.o.

U háje 29
147 00 Praha 4
(+420) 222 721 501
info@altei.cz
https://www.altei.cz/ta-hifi/

Denmark

KC Audio Distribution

Europaplads 6
DK - 8000 Arhus C
0045 28 103160
claus@kcaudio.dk
http://www.kcaudio.dk

France

Conceptas France
Anna Robathin

601 BD Georges Courteline
FR-06250 Mougins
+33 6 52 09 59 27
ta@conceptas.fr
http://www.conceptas.fr

Hungary

Audiophyl Kft.

Zobor utca 2.
HU - 1202 Budapest
0036 1 3325545

http://www.audiophyl.net

Italy

T+A is currently seeking a qualified distribution partner for the territory of Italy

Please contact us if you would like to learn more.

+49 5221 76760
info@ta-hifi.com
http://www.ta-hifi.com

Luxemburg

Klaus Henkes Klangkonzepte

Gondorfer Str. 12
54647 Dudeldorf
+49 6565 934398
klaus@hifihenkes.de
http://www.hifihenkes.de

Macedonia

ALFA AUDIO LTD

Ul. Vasil Gjorgov b.b. TC Kapistec
lok. 12

1000 Skopje
+389 2 320 9 320
sales@alfaaudio.com.mk
http://www.alfaaudio.com.mk

Netherlands

T+A elektroakustik GmbH & Co. KG

Planckstr. 9 - 11
32052 Herford
+49 5221 76760
info@ta-hifi.nl
http://www.ta-hifi.nl

Norway

Oslo Hi-Fi Center

Dronning Mauds gate 1-3
NO - 0250 Oslo
0047 22 01 04 30
Info@oslohificenter.no
http://www.oslohificenter.no

Poland

AVI spolka jawna

ul. Panska 75
PL - 00-834 Warszawa
0048 22 258 88 88
office@hi-ton.pl
http://www.hi-ton.pl

Portugal

Ultimate audio

Rua da Casquilha N2
1590-154 Lisboa
0035 19149 28304
ultimateaudioelite@gmail.com
http://www.ultimate-audio.eu

Republic of Belarus

UP HIFI Audio ODO Intonation

Vankovicha 53 19
BY - 220114 Minsk Belarus
0037 52 96691069
info@hifiaudio.by
http://www.intonation.by

Romania

Audiophyl Kft.

Zobor utca 2.
HU - 1202 Budapest
0036 1 3325545

http://www.audiophyl.net

Russia

Homesound

Grand Setun Plaza,Bld.2
Gorbunova str.
office A 906
RU - 121596 Moscow / Russia
007 49 57 75 48 98
info@homesound.ru
http://www.ta-hifi.ru

Slovakia

Enigma High Fidelity s.r.o.

Dolna 18
SK - 97401 Banska Bystrica
+421 903 380 700

http://www.enigma-audio.sk

Spain

Ultimate audio

Rua da Casquilha N2
1590-154 Lisboa
0035 19149 28304
ultimateaudioelite@gmail.com
http://www.ultimateaudio.es

Sweden

Audio Concept

Södra Agnegatan 29
SE - 11229 Stockholm
0046 8 650 7250
info@audioconcept.se
http://www.audioconcept.se

Switzerland

Lakeside Audio SA

Bahnhofstr. 29
CH - 8810 Horgen
0041 44 725 90 21
info@lakesideaudio.ch
http://www.lakesideaudio.ch

United Kingdom

Kog Audio Ltd

PO Box 5260
CV4 0GB Coventry
0044 2477 220650
info@kogaudio.com
http://www.kogaudio.com

North America

Canada

T+A North America


David Schultz
+1 (207) 251-8129
usa@ta-hifi.com
http://www.ta-hifi.com

For immediate service needs regarding any T+A Products

The Repair Shop
3595 Hiram Douglasville Hwy, Suite 102
30141 Hiram, Georgia
+1 (404) 542 4902
marckoval@gmail.com
https://the-repair-shop.com

Audio Design and Service Inc
2850 North Ontario Suite101
91504 Burbank, California
+1 (818) 754-0467
info@audiodesign-service.com
http://audiodesign-service.com/

Mexico

Hi-Fi Group
(InDomo, S de RL de CV)

Zamora 154-4, Col. Condesa
06140 Cuauhtemoc, CDMX
+52 55 5593 9336
contacto@hifi.mx
http://www.hifi.mx

USA

T+A North America


David Schultz
+1 (207) 251-8129
usa@ta-hifi.com
http://www.ta-hifi.com

For immediate service needs regarding any T+A Products

The Repair Shop
3595 Hiram Douglasville Hwy, Suite 102
30141 Hiram, Georgia
+1 (404) 542 4902
marckoval@gmail.com
https://the-repair-shop.com

Audio Design and Service Inc
2850 North Ontario Suite101
91504 Burbank, California
+1 (818) 754-0467
info@audiodesign-service.com
http://audiodesign-service.com/

Australasia

Australia

T+A is currently seeking a qualified distribution partner for the territory of Australia.

Please contact us if you would like to learn more.

+49 5221 76760
info@ta-hifi.com
http://www.ta-hifi.com

New Zealand

PQ Imports

117A Newell Road
Tamahere
NZ - 3283 Hamilton
+64 7 859 2512
paul@pqimports.co.nz
http://www.pqimports.co.nz

Asia

Hong Kong

Brighten HiFi AV Equipments

Room 2906, Building 12, Lane 689
Li Quan Road, Pu Tuo District
200333 Shanghai
+86 21 6257 8531
csr@brightenhifi.com
http://www.brightenhifi.com

India

T+A is currently seeking a qualified distribution partner for the growing hifi market in India.

Please contact us if you would like to learn more.
IN
0049 5221 76760
info@ta-hifi.com
http://www.ta-hifi.com

Indonesia

CV. Suria Inti Semesta

Jl. Kyai Caringin No. 26A
10150 Jakarta
+6221 63863384-86
ceo@suriaintisemesta.com
http://www.suriaintisemesta.com

Israel

AudioNote

85 Medinat Hayehudim str.
IL - 46766 Herzliya Pituach / Israel
0097 29 9517667
alon@audionote.co.il
http://www.audionote.co.il

Japan

Taiyo International, Inc.

Nihonbashi Grace 1F
2-12-9 Nihonbashi
JP - 103-0027 Chuo-ku, Tokyo
0081 3 6225 2777
info@taiyoinc.jp
http://www.taiyoinc.jp

Korea

Sorishop Co., Ltd.

1F, 148, Gwacheon-dong
13821 Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
0082 2 3272 8584
mr77@sorishop.com
http://www.sorishop.com/

Macao

Brighten HiFi AV Equipments

Room 2906, Building 12, Lane 689
Li Quan Road, Pu Tuo District
200333 Shanghai
+86 21 6257 8531
csr@brightenhifi.com
http://www.brightenhifi.com

People's Republic of China

Brighten HiFi AV Equipments

Room 2906, Building 12, Lane 689
Li Quan Road, Pu Tuo District
200333 Shanghai
+86 21 6257 8531
csr@brightenhifi.com
http://www.brightenhifi.com

Singapore

Clarity AV Pte Ltd.

No. 1, Coleman Street #03-36 The Adelphi
SG - 179803 Singapore
0065 63 330010
sales@claritygroup.com.sg
http://claritygroup.com.sg

Taiwan, R.O.C.

Taifu Electronics Corp.

2F, No. 57, Sec. 1
Dunhua S Road
10557 Taipei
0086 921 135 069
taifuaudio@gmail.com
http://www.autek.com.tw

Thailand

Audio Absolute Co. Ltd.

The Walk (Ratchaphurek) 138-139 1st Floor
Bangkruai District
11130 Nonthaburi, Bangkok
02-489-8954
audioabsolute8@gmail.com
http://www.silver-audio.com

Vietnam

Aptronics Audio

#3F, 193C1 Ba Trieu street
VD - Hai Ba Trung district Hanoi / Vietnam
0084 4 3974 9618
trieu.nguyen@aptronicsaudio.com
http://www.aptronicsaudio.vn

Africa

South Africa

Multiroom AV

10A Trilby Street, Oaklands
2192 Johannesburg
0027 11 728 8817
info@multiroomav.co.za
http://www.multiroomav.co.za/

South America

Venezuela

ABSON, C.A.
Urb. Ind. Carabobo, 8va Transv.

CC Carabobo II, Galpon 17 Valencia, Edo
VE Carabobo / Venezuela

info@abson.com.ve
http://www.abson.com.ve

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