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Paradigm CIPROP80SM

CI Pro P80-SM


Classic Collection

Quick Specs

  • Type: Speakers
  • Energy Star Rated: No
 
Quick Specs
  • In-ceiling round, Dual-Directional Soundfield™ (optional square grille) .
  • Dual 1" X-PAL™ tweeters with exclusive Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA™) Tweeter Lens and Reduced Edge Diffraction (RED™) Technology.
  • 8" mineral-filled polypropylene bass/midrange driver with overmolded ART™ surround and die-cast aluminum chassis.
  • Bezel-Free Micro-Perf Grille.

The Custom Installer's Smarter Choice.
The CI Pro™ Series is Crafted in Canada , taking performance to the next level with patented technology, step-up components, hallmark Paradigm sound quality, and a new bezel-free micro-perf grille with an incredibly discreet aesthetic.

Innovative Technology makes the Difference
  • NEW X-PAL tweeter with exclusive Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA ) Tweeter Lens that protects the delicate pure-aluminum tweeter dome and acts as the Phase Plug, blocking out-of-phase frequencies for smoother, extended high frequencies with incredible detail and higher output.
  • Our tweeter designs are cooled by the original ultra'stable Ferrofluid, made exclusively by Ferrotec. Ferrofluid is a colloidal suspension of magnetic nano particles in a liquid carrier with low volatility and high thermal stability.
  • Superior Mineral-Filled Co-Polymer Polypropylene Bass/Midrage Cones Oversized computer-optimized ferrite magnets and high-power motor structures deliver detailed midrange performance with clean, extended bass. Even movie dialog is incredibly clean and clear.
  • Paradigm's patented Active Ridge Technology (ART ) surrounds, made in-house and overmolded directly onto each cone, achieve greater excursion for a 3dB gain in distortion-free output (50% greater) compared to drivers with standard surrounds. Crafted from audiophile-grade injection-molded thermoplastic elastomer, ART surrounds are more durable and reliable, for a lifetime of superior sound.

    US patents: D654,479S and 8,340,340B2.
  • Super'strong die-cast aluminum baskets feature integrated heat sinks for higher power handling, for better bass, better dynamics, and less power compression.
Reduced Edge Diffraction (RED™) Technology

RED™ Technology (patent pending) is a die-cast aluminum tweeter housing that significantly reduces negative effects of diffraction while improving critical midrange frequencies. The irregular edges and off-center placement break up standing waves typically found around the woofer cone and tweeter housing of traditional designs. Additionally, the aluminum structure dissipates unwanted heat which increases power handling and allows a lower crossover frequency, improving sound and reducing distortion.

Advanced Features for a Solid and Secure Installation
  • Die-cast aluminum chassis, baffles (in-wall models only) , and clamps add strength and rigidity for better bass and midrange, along with a more durable installation.
  • NEWRear Component Shielding protects internal parts from debris. The translucent polycarbonate material creates an installation that will not warp. Flat covers also make it easy to lie speakers down during the installation process without tipping.
  • NEWBezel-Free Micro-Perf Grilles.
  • Pocketed screw holes help to hold the drill steady, making installation a snap.
  • Magnetically attached grilles: neodymium magnets hold grilles firmly in place.
  • Nickel-plated, spring loaded binding posts feature a larger wire hole to accept higher-gauge wire or banana plugs.
  • Premium-grade components include high-power rated resistors, capacitors and heavy gauge wire inductors.
A Behind-the-Ceiling Look at Our Die-Cast Aluminum Clamps

Without any unnecessary pressure or force, each turn of the screwdriver turns the clamp. We show the starting point, we show the screwdriver working to turn the clamp, and finally, we show the speaker locked into place inside the wall or ceiling. It doesn't get simpler or easier!

A Solid Installation

Our high'strength die-cast aluminum chassis and clamp system address the flexibility problem that plagues all walls and ceilings. Chassis stiffness combats unwanted resonances and vibrations, and equally important, the new clamp design makes the installer's job easier and faster! Simply push the speaker into the ceiling or wall and screw it in.

Innovative Technology
At Every Level Tweeter Technology Pure-Titanium Tweeter Dome (PTD™)
X-PAL™ Tweeter with Exclusive Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA™) Tweeter Lens

Reduced Edge Diffraction (RED™) Technology (Patent Pending) with Added Heat Dissipation

Bass/Midrange Technology Mineral-Filled Polypropylene Cone

Patented Active Ridge Technology (ART™)

X-PAL™ Brushed Pure-Aluminum Cone Driver
Die-Cast Aluminum Chassis

Oversized, High-Power-Handling Voice Coil
Features/Functions Dual-Directional Soundfield™ Model

30°-Angled Guided Soundfield™ Model


Bezel-Free Micro-Perf Grille


Rigid ABS Clamps
Die-Cast Aluminum Clamps

Translucent Polycarbonate Cover protects against dust and insulation

Designed and Manufactured in our Canadian Facility
Specifications
Design 3-driver, 2-way in-ceiling, switchable stereo/mono, SHOCK-MOUNT Isolation Mounting System, nylon-blended rigid baffle
Crossover 2nd-order electro-acoustic at 2.0 kHz
Frequency Response On-Axis 3 dB from 64 Hz - 22 kHz
Frequency Response 30° Off-Axis 3 dB from 64 Hz - 18 kHz
High Frequency Driver Two 1" (2.5cm) X-PAL domes, ferro-fluid damped / cooled, Reduced Edge Diffraction (RED ) Technology, Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA ) Tweeter Lens
Mid/Bass Frequency Driver 8" (20.3cm) mineral-filled polypropylene cone, overmolded Active Ridge Technology (ART ) surround, die-cast aluminum chassis
Low Frequency Extension 40 Hz
Sensitivity Room / Anechoic 92.5 dB / 88.5 dB
Impedance Compatible with 8 ohms
Suitable Amplifier Power Range 15 - 110 W Mono; 15 - 55 W / channel Stereo Input
Maximum Input Power 100 W Mono / 50 W Stereo
Finishes White, paintable grille, black/grey speaker
Weight 7.0 lbs. (3.2 kg)
Overall Dimensions 10.25" (26.0cm) Diameter 4.5" (11.4cm) Depth
Cut-Out Dimensions 9.1875" (23.3cm) Diameter
Minimum Mounting Depth Depth required is the distance between 1/2" drywall, or similar material. 3.875" (9.8cm)

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Speakers

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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