Hideaway high-performance sound

Infinity bookshelf and tower speakers have long been known for their precise detail and spacious imaging. Now you can enjoy the same great Infinity sound from speakers that hide away in your ceiling. The ERS 610 features a powerful three-way design utilizing a rectangular MRS (Maximum Radiating Surface™) flat-panel mid-bass transducer, dual 3" midranges, and a 1"  dome tweeter — all of them made of Infinity's rigid, lightweight CMMD (Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragm) driver material, ensuring accurate response. The MRS mid-bass drivers' flat, pistonic motion delivers cleaner, more uniform sound than conventional cones for exceptional detail and resolution. The tweeters proprietary waveguide design disperses sound evenly throughout your room, for impressive imaging.

Versatile design with sound-shaping controls

The ERS 610 is ideal for home-theater surround sound, and also does a great job for multi-room audio applications. The speaker's enclosed rear back box helps provide smoother, more consistent bass response. Plus, the ERS 610's boundary compensation switch and tweeter level controls let you fine tune response to your listening room. Designed for easy installation, this speaker features mounting clamps that swing out and securely grip your ceiling from the inside. The grille and grille frame are white, and can be painted to match any decor.

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Product Highlights:

  • sold individually
  • 1" CMMD (Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragm) tweeter with acoustic waveguide for wide sound dispersion
  • dual 3" CMMD midrange drivers
  • 7-3/4" x 3-3/8" CMMD, MRS™ (Maximum Radiating Surface) flat-panel woofer
  • recommended amplifier power range: 10-200 watts
  • frequency response: 80-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • sensitivity: 85 dB
  • nominal impedance: 8 ohms
  • enclosed rear-baffle box
  • angled-driver design optimized for home theater performance and superior off-axis response
  • paintable speaker grille
  • frame diameter: 12-3/4"
  • cutout dimensions: 11-3/8"" diameter
  • mounting depth: 5-5/8"
  • weight: 8 lbs.
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Great Speaker

Written By David, Baton Rouge on Monday, December 08, 2014

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Great speaker good range. Using as a dedicated center channel and out performed my polk on ceiling speakers significantly.

Pros: Great sound In celing

Cons: Large size at 12 inches

Great product at a great price

Written By H, Amarillo tx on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Another great product by infinity. Infinity is a jbl brand. Jbl has this same speaker for a higher price. I have 6 of these in my ceiling, they sound awesome. Great speaker as long as the size doesn't bother u.

Infinity ERS 610

Written By Anonymous, Tulsa, OK on Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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I bought these because they had an angle to the tweeters and would allow me to aim the speakers to better distribute the sound to my listening positions. I think the overall size of the speaker is a bit ridiculous because if you had to replace these speakers later then it would be difficult to find a speaker than would fill the hole made in the sheetrock. Also for the cutout being almost 12" you would think that Infinity would provide a speaker capable of lower frequencies. So if you would like to aim the speaker from the ceiling may I suggest to go with Definitive Technology ceiling speakers. They are capable of much lower frequencies. I am happy with the purchase, but the size and lack of low frequencies is these speakers low point.

Pros: Angle of the tweeters, clarity

Cons: Bass output, Size of Speaker cutout

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What's in the box?

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  • In-ceiling speaker
  • Grille
  • Plastic paint shield
  • Cardboard mounting cutout template
  • Wire-tie
  • Owner's Guide
  • Warranty information

Features and Specs

Enclosure Type In-ceiling
Video Shielded No
Tweeter Dome
Midrange Size 3
Woofer Size 7.75 x 3.375
Woofer Composition CMMD
Woofer Surround Rubber
Power Range (Watts) 10-205
Sensitivity 85 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency Response 80-20kHz
Connector Type Spring post
Bi-Amp Inputs No
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years

Product Research


3-Way In-Ceiling Speaker: With technologies derived directly from the acclaimed Infinity Cascade Series, the ERS 610 in-ceiling speaker features a patent-pending 7.75"x3.375" MRS flat-panel mid-bass driver, dual 3" CMMD midrange drivers, and a 1" CMMD-dome tweeter with an integral waveguide, all mounted in a unique baffle that is optimized for home theater performance and superior off-axis response, so everyone enjoys the movie or music soundtrack.

Ceramic Metal Matrix Diaphragm (C.M.M.D.): Infinity's C.M.M.D. technology delivers accurate performance with dramatically reduced distortion for incredibly lifelike sound. Additionally, the C.M.M.D. drivers can withstand extreme temperatures, moisture, humidity and sunlight.

Maximum Radiating Surface (MRS) Flat-Panel Transducer: The flat pistonic motion of the ERS 610's MRS mid-bass driver sends a cleaner, more uniform sound to your ears than that of conventional cones, for exceptional detail and resolution.

Waveguide Design + Tweeter Level Control: The ERS610' tweeter incorporates a proprietary waveguide design to ensure smooth distribution of sound throughout the listening area. You can use the speaker's tweeter-level control to slightly boost or cut the tweeter's output, depending upon the room layout, construction, and furnishings.

Built-in Back Box w/ Paintable Grille: The ERS 610 includes a back box for smoother bass performance, and can be adjusted for placement near walls or corners. The grille and flange can be painted, allowing this speaker to match any decor.

Boundary Compensation Control: This control is designed to be engaged when positioning the loudspeaker within 2' of another surface to eliminate the bass peak caused by the second surface and to maintain a smooth, natural bass response.

Spring-Post Speaker Terminals: The ERS 610 in-ceiling speaker is fitted with spring-post speaker terminals that will accept bare-wire (up to 12AGW), pin-connectors, and banana plugs (single only).

Mounting Options: The ERS 610 features mounting clamps that swing out to securely grip your wall from the inside. This speaker requires a cutout of 11.375", with a depth of 5.625" (including the thickness of the drywall). Once the hole is cut, the speaker can be dropped in and the locking tabs can be tightened, allowing you to secure the speaker to the drywall without any extra assembly.

Note: An optional rough-in frame (IW10R RIF, sold separately) is available from Infinity for use in new construction installations before drywall is installed.

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