8" pendant speaker for distributed audio systems (Black)
Our take on the Atlas PM8FA by Crutchfield's Eric Angevine
A sound solution for high ceilings
In a room with high ceilings, standard speakers may not give ideal coverage. This 8" pendant speaker from Atlas offers a 100° dispersion pattern with excellent bass performance, so customers seated below can enjoy background music and hear announcements clearly. A built-in 70-volt transformer is tapped at 1.9, 3.8, 7.5, 15, 30, and 60 watts, providing flexibility for large and small distributed audio systems. A 3-meter cable for suspending the speaker from the ceiling is included. See what our satisfied customers have to say.
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- 8" polypropylene cone woofer with butyl rubber surround
- PEI dome tweeter for crisp, accurate highs
- single-point mounting system allows speaker to be securely suspended from above
- handles up to 70 watts RMS power
- sensitivity: 90 dB
- frequency response: 60-15,000 Hz
- 70-volt transformer taps at 1.9, 3.8, 7.5, 15, 30, and 60 watts
- 8-ohm bypass allows use with consumer audio receivers and amplifiers
- 100° dispersion pattern for broad sound coverage in large rooms with high ceilings
- includes 3-meter suspension cable and mounting hardware
- 16-5/8" high x 12-1/4" diameter
- weight: 25 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
Features and Specs
|Drivers per speaker||2|
|Woofer Size (inches)||8|
|Tweeter Size (inches)||0.75|
|System Frequency response||60-15,000|
|Power rating||70 Watts|
|Peak Power rating||---|
Overview: The Atlas PM8FA is a 70 volt pendant speaker designed for upscale performance in retail and hospitality applications. It's comprised of the FA138 loudspeaker mounted in a specifically tuned and ported enclosure to provide impressive music reproduction and paging intelligibility. It offers a tight 100˚ conical coverage pattern in the 2 kHz band for natural sounding, wide coverage for low height installations. The PM8FA 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 PM8FA 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: 100 Watts peak, 70 watts RMS
- 70.7V Taps: 1.9, 3.8, 7.5, 15, 30, 60 Watts
- Frequency Response: 60 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 5 dB)
- Sensitivity (1W / 1M): 90 dB average
- Dispersion Angle: 100˚
- Woofer: 8" Polypropylene cone with SBR surround
- HF Driver: Coaxially mounted PEI dome tweeter
- Dimensions: Height - 16.62", Diameter - 12.25"
- Weight: 25 lbs.
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