Theory Audio Design has begun shipping its ic6 high-output in-ceiling loudspeakers, pendant housings, and pre-construction brackets. The new custom installation solutions provide dealers, integrators, architects, and designers with a premium audio option for virtually any residential or commercial installation.
Theory’s product ecosystem is unique in that offers many of the advantages of professional audio products – effortless dynamics, high efficiency, and rugged durability – but with the sonic delicacy, detail, and resolution of the best high-end high-fidelity loudspeakers. Add Theory’s intelligent full-system design approach with automatically tailored DSP and you get startling performance at a tremendous value.
As the first in-ceiling loudspeaker in the Theory product line, the ic6 provides installation flexibility. The ic6 is ideal for residential or commercial installations, surround sound or distributed audio, and even outdoors when paired with Theory’s optional all-weather grille.
The ic6 can also be installed in open-ceiling and exposed environments when integrated into one of company’s pendant housings. Available in a paintable matte white or matte black (available with matching black grille) and gloss black (available soon), Theory’s pendant housings allow the ic6 to seamlessly blend into any décor.
Theory’s new in-ceiling loudspeakers offer a maximum output of 112dB thanks to the advanced polymer compression drivers and 6-inch carbon fiber woofer. For large, distributed installs, the ic6 includes a switch-selectable 70V/100v transformer that can be driven direct by Theory’s forthcoming DLC-250.4 4-channel loudspeaker controllers.
For commercial installations, the ic6 is UL-certified for fire signaling and for use in air-handling spaces.
The ic6 is available now for $675/each U.S. MSRP. The ic6 Pendant Housings are $85/each (matte white) and $95/each (matte black with black ic6 grille), and the ic6 Pre-Construction Bracket is $62/pair.
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