Two-Way Speaker Design: Alongside a pivoting 1" C-CAM
tweeter, the CP-CT260 in-ceiling speaker incorporates a powerful 6" C-CAM
C-CAM Technology: C-CAM drivers are used throughout the
CP-CT260 in-ceiling loudspeaker, providing coherent tonal balance and sonic
signature across the entering audio frequency spectrum.
- C-CAM Gold-Dome Tweeter: The gold dome tweeter is
formed from a ceramic-coated aluminum/magnesium alloy, gold anodized to a
specific thickness for ideal stiffness and damping characteristics. Its new
profile and surround geometry have been developed using advanced modeling
tools, to provide the optimum qualities for accurate sound reproduction. The
new design moves the first order of breakup to beyond 35kHz, producing a
linear response way beyond audibility, which matches the wide frequency
bandwidth available from HD music and cinema sound formats. The gold dome is
thinner, lighter, more rigid and therefore more efficient than domes made
from other materials which are prone to distortion in the audio band.
- C-CAM Cone Woofer: Ceramic-Coated Aluminum/Magnesium is
a material originally developed by the aerospace industry for jet engine
components. Its properties are ideal for loudspeaker cones being extremely
rigid, yet light enough to yield high overall efficiency. In manufacture,
aluminum/magnesium alloy undergoes a three-stage stress-relieving process to
remove surface deformation and molecular weakness. Once formed, the alloy
cone is subjected to a high temperature anodic coating process in which a
layer of pure ceramic alumina is depleted onto its surfaces to a depth of 50
microns, producing a completely rigid sandwich of alloy and heat-dissipating
ceramic material. Conventional cones are liable to flex or twist in
operation, producing a significant level of audible distortion. C-CAM cones
have a much higher resistance to bending stress and therefore exhibit much
greater fidelity over their entire operating range.
Tweeter Control: The 1" C-CAM tweeter is able to pivot
(+/-15°) to direct the sound to your desired
listening area. A tweeter level adjustment (+3/0/-3 dB) and boundary
compensation control (on/off) also aid in high
Sealed Design: The Monitor Audio CP-CT260's airtight enclosure design
protects each precision-engineered driver system against the accumulation of
damaging dirt and dust.
Trimless Grille: The CP-CT260 in-ceiling speaker features a
"Trimless" steel-mesh grille that is held in place by high strength Neodymium
magnets covering the entire speaker for a true trimless, stealth look. The
grille is paintable to blend with the living environment; additional scrim
material is provided for trouble free painting.
Tri-Grip Fixing System: Monitor Audio's innovative Tri-Grip
fixing system is easier to install than conventional clamping schemes but
provides three times the surface area and a better surface seal, maximizing bass
response and midrange clarity. The Tri-Grip fixings are made from a tough
re-enforced polymer, giving a secure installation.
Note: This Controlled Performance series loudspeaker can only be
fixed into drywall and suspended ceilings with a thickness of up to 1.75".
Spring-Post Terminals: The Monitor Audio CP-CT260 is fitted
with two spring-post terminals to connect your speaker wire. The spring-post
terminals which accept bare wire (up to 10AWG) and angled pin-connectors.
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