8" pendant speaker for distributed audio systems (White)
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A great bass solution for high ceilings
In a room with high ceilings, it can be difficult to mount speakers that give adequate bass response. This 8" pendant speaker from Atlas offers a 90° dispersion pattern and low-end frequency response down to 55 Hz. It can handle up to 150 watts, so you can pump up the volume when necessary. A built-in 70-volt transformer is tapped at 7.5, 15, 30 and 60 watts, providing flexibility for large and small distributed audio systems. See what our satisfied customers have to say.
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- 8" polypropylene cone woofer with butyl rubber surround
- coaxially mounted high-frequency compression driver
- single-point mounting system allows speaker to be securely suspended from above
- handles up to 150 watts RMS
- sensitivity: 92 dB
- frequency response: 55-15,000 Hz
- 70-volt transformer taps at 7.5, 15, 30, and 60 watts
- 8-ohm bypass allows use with consumer audio receivers and amplifiers
- 90° dispersion pattern with 45° off-axis performance for broad sound coverage in large rooms with high ceilings
- cable mounting hardware included
- 16-5/8" high x 12-1/4" diameter
- weight: 20 lbs.
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- One Pendant speaker
- 3 Meters of 2 mm cable
- Mounting hardware
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Features and Specs
|Drivers per speaker||2|
|Woofer Size (inches)||8|
|Tweeter Size (inches)||1|
|System Frequency response||55-15kHz|
|Peak Power rating||---|
Overview: The Atlas PM8CX is a 70/100 volt pendant speaker. It's comprised of a 8CXT60 coaxial compression driver, that's made up of an 8" woofer and a 1" tweeter, which provide excellent efficiency exceeding 92 dB at 1 W/1 M. It offers a tight 90˚ conical coverage pattern in the 2 kHz band for greater performance in high mounting locations up to 30'. The PM8CX can be easily attached to most overhead surfaces with the included 3 meter cable kit which includes a self-gripping ferrule system. The speaker includes a "cap" that provides a protective, cosmetic cover that hides the mounting attachments and wiring. The pendant speaker can also be mounted using a down pipe (not included) from a hard ceiling and is compatible with any standard 3/4" ceiling fan installation kit.
Connections: Wiring for the PM8CX consists of a nine terminal set-screw strip that includes an 8Ω bypass connection and individual set-screw terminals for 1.9 W, 3.8 W, 7.5 W, 15 W, 30 W, and 60 W tap settings. An included jumper wire gets removed when doing an 8Ω connection.
- Power Rating: 150 Watts @ 8Ω
- 70.7V Taps: 1.9, 3.8, 7.5, 15, 30, 60 Watts
- Frequency Response: 55 Hz - 15 kHz (+/- 5 dB)
- Sensitivity (1W / 1M): 92 dB average
- Dispersion Angle: 90˚
- Woofer: 8" Polypropylene cone with butyl rubber surround
- HF Driver: Coaxially mounted 1" titanium compression driver
- Dimensions: Height - 16.62", Diameter - 12.25"
- Weight: 20 lbs.
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