Value Packed In-Ceiling Sound
Monitor Audio has managed to pack a ton of value into their C165 in-ceiling speaker. It uses some of the same technology found in their higher-end speakers, including Monitor's directionally aimable gold dome tweeter.
Use the C165 for music as part of a low-profile, custom-installed whole-house audio system. Or use it as an overhead effects speaker in a Monitor Audio home theater system.
Signature Sound from Monitor Audio's Gold Dome Tweeter
The C165 uses Monitor's signature 1" C-CAM® (Ceramic-Coated Aluminum/Magnesium) gold dome tweeter for clear, detailed highs and realistic reproduction of instruments, vocals, and dialogue. It's the same tweeter found in many of Monitor's highly acclaimed bookshelf and floor-standing speakers.
A tweeter level control switch on the front baffle lets you boost or cut high frequencies to best suit your room's acoustics — a feature typically reserved for more expensive models.
Solid Mid-Range Bass
This speaker uses a 6-1/2 MMP® II (Metal Matrix Polymer) woofer for textured, accurate midrange and punchy bass. An advanced crossover network helps ensure smooth, full-range sound throughout the speaker's frequency range.
- 2-way design with pivoting C-CAM tweeters ( 15 degrees of play ).
- High overall efficiency.
- High frequency level adjustment ( 3 dB ).
- Audio match with CP range 100 models, Climate 10, Bronze BX and Radius Series hi-fi speakers.
- Our 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 mid-range clarity.
- Magnetic and easily removable steel grille.
- Paint-able surface to blend with the living environment. Additional scrim material is provided for trouble free painting.
- Features dust protection cover that is designed to prevent the ingress of dirt or dust into the driver and crossover.
Frequency Response: 60 Hz - 25k Hz
Impedance ( nominal ): 6 Ohms
Sensitivity ( 1 watt @ 1 Meter ): 88.5 dB
Maximum SPL: 107.4 dBA
Power Handling ( RMS ): 65 watt
Recommended Amp Requirements: 20 - 65 watt
Drivers Unit Complement: 6.5” MMP®II cone bass driver, 1” C-CAM® pivoting gold dome tweeter
Adjustment Controls: HF Level Switch (+3 dB / 0 dB / -3 dB)
Overall Diameter: ( including grille ): 9 13/16"
Overall Depth: ( including grille ): 4 5/8"
Cut Out Diameter: 8.25"
Mounting Depth: 4.5"
Fixing Type: 3 position Tri-Grip® dog leg fixing
Construction Material: Mineral Filled ABS Plastic
Pre-Construction Bracket: optional CB6 ( Purple )
Weight: 4lbs 4oz
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