Hide Speakers Above the Ceiling Tiles and Still Get 360-Degree Sound
Revolution Acoustics' speakers are able to disappear above ceiling tiles and still cover the room with 360-degree sound.
A new audio product from Revolution Acoustics has made it possible to install completely hidden audio sources in suspended ceilings. The patent-pending Ubiqui-T360, an innovative ceiling tile mounting system for the SSP6 Multiducer, brings the company’s constant-SPL planar wave audio technology to any drop ceiling, with no change in the visible appearance of the ceiling.
The Ubiqui-T360 mount attaches in less than two minutes by a professional to an existing ceiling tile, after which an SSP6 Multiducer unit is screwed into place.
Once installed, each speaker provides 360-degree coverage of up to 1,200 square feet, with power handling of up to 150 watts (400 watts instantaneous peak). All you see is the ceiling tile; the speaker remains completely concealed.
“With our new product, whole-home audio can really mean the whole home,” says Revolution Acoustics CEO Bob Katz.
“The Ubiqui-T360 brings our revolutionary sonic quality to basements, home theaters, playrooms and workout rooms while providing an unmatched value proposition. We provide more uniform coverage, with constant SPL and frequency response, using far fewer speakers than you would need with traditional point-source ceiling speakers.”
No Tools Needed
The Ubiqui-T360 panel is sized to fit within 2 feet x 2 feet or 2 feet x 4 feet and metric equivalent sized ceiling panels and does not require any tools for installation.
If that’s not crafty enough, Revolution Acoustics offers a speaker that resembles a pendant light. The patent-pending Pendant360 is designed for indoor or outdoor use and provides 360-degree, immersive audio.
The Pendant360 may also be mounted horizontally, enabling installation on poles or other open-wall structures.
“The Pendant360 is the only pendant speaker on the market that gives you consistent sound quality and frequency response no matter where you are standing or sitting,” says Katz, “and its small footprint and flat, paintable surface allows it to disappear into its surroundings.
Each Pendant360 unit measures only 13.8-inches x 13.8-inches x 0.6-inches.
Lisa Montgomery has been a member of the CE Pro and Electronic House editorial teams for nearly 20 years; most of that time as the Editor of Electronic House. With a knack for explaining complex high-tech topics in terms that average consumers can understand, her style of writing resonates with people who are interested in adding electronic systems to their homes, but are unsure of the steps involved and the solutions available. From basic lighting control systems to full-blown automation systems, Lisa understands the home electronics market well, and is able to point consumers in the right direction on their quest for a smarter, more convenient, efficient and enjoyable home. Over the years, she has developed close relationships with key manufacturers and seasoned custom electronics professionals, giving her a keen sense of what home technologies are hot now and what is on the horizon. She shares this wisdom regularly through feature stories, product roundups, case studies technology spotlights and comprehensive guides and books. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org
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