When Anthem launched their proprietary Anthem Room Correction solution, commonly known as ARC, in 2007, it received widespread praise from many corners of the industry for a single reason: it worked and worked well. Fast forward seven years later and most A/V enthusiasts are probably aware of many different room correction systems, including Anthem’s ARC.
While room correction is becoming more wide-spread, what’s less clear is how these systems actually work and the differences between each system. Even the more knowledgeable audio buffs out there would be hard pressed to tell you the finer details of these systems i.e. what kind of filters they utilize, operational bandwidth, etc. So what did we do? We started peppering the purveyors of Room EQ products with questions in hopes of getting a clearer picture of what they offer. Anthem ARC Room EQ Interview with Dr. Peter Schuck and Nick Platsis