S3ic in-ceiling speaker - PERLISTEN® Audio
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Who says in-ceiling speakers are always a compromise? The S3ic is the perfect in-ceiling match for any S-Series Home Theater, where sacrifices to the perfect audio experiences are unacceptable, and perfection is the only path forward.  Patent pending design, with directivity control derived from our patent pending DPC, creating a frequency response that matches and sounds like a world class speaker.  Featuring the same Beryllium tweeter, Textreme TPCD midrange and TPCD 7” woofer as our in-walls and highly regarded in-room speakers. This enables a flat frequency response angled for 30-degree main listening window with off axis and power response to match our in-wall S-Series speakers for flawless timber matching needed for true immersive audio.  A solid 4mm thick aluminum back box for consistent sound with limited sound transmission into other rooms.  This ability to be used not only for in-ceiling surround but in-ceiling LCR or in-wall wide speakers and THX Certified Dominus for surrounds.   Better coverage for even response across more seats with no compromises!  

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the details

The perfect solution for high end Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro-3D applications. Featuring an innovative new waveguide array controlling Mid/High frequencies, centered by our finest 28mm Beryllium dome tweeter and 28mm TPCD ultra-lightweight dome mid. Optimized for in-ceiling applications where a 30 degree reference axis is desired as well as larger a listening window in the direction towards the listening space. Extremely versatile – Can be used as L,C,R, surround, height, or wide channel speaker. Once again, All transducers are developed ground up by our engineers sharing largely from with S-Series, formed from decades of research, culminating in this worlds class design. Utilizing advanced Cosmos acoustical modeling, the result is one of the most technologically advanced in-ceiling loudspeakers available. This new tweeter/waveguide DPC-Array delivers amazing accuracy, smoothness, and directivity control to handle the critical vocal range and delicate treble. The S3ic also benefits from our unique and proprietary timbre matching technique across the entire S-Series.


Technical specifications

Enclosure Alignment3-way acoustic suspension
Driver complimentDPC Array:
28mm Beryllium tweeter
28mm Textreme TPCD mid Woofers:
165mm Alum frame, Textreme TPCD
Sensitivity89.7dB / 2.83v / 1.0m
Impedance4 Ω nominal / 3.2 Ω min
Listenting Window (from 30deg Ref)Horizontal: +/-55 deg
Vertical: +/-30 deg
Response Linearity100 - 20kHz +/-1.5dB window
Frequency Response57 - 30kHz (-6dB)
43 - 33kHz (-10dB)
Typical In Room bass extension48Hz (-6dB)
31Hz (-10dB)
Overall Dimensions (with grille)343.3 diam x 194.8mm depth
13.5" diam x 7.7" depth
Recommended cutout305mm diameter
12" diameter
Weight20.4lbs. (9.4kg)
11.8lbs. (5.4kg) without enclosure
Recommended Amplifier Power50 - 250W (with 80Hz HPF)
50 - 150W (full range)
SPL capability @1m (100-20kHz)113.7dB peak
111.0dB peak <3% 2nd, 3rd Harmonics
CertificationTHX Dominus, THX Ultra
A-series is only available in specific geographical markets. Please contact your local dealer or distributors.