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Pioneer Elite Architectural Speaker Line

Elite In-Wall  S-IW571L

Elite In-Wall S-IW571L


  • Product Name: Elite Architectural Speaker Line
  • Manufacturer: Pioneer
  • Review Date: January 08, 2009 22:00
  • First Impression: Pretty Cool

OnwallPioneer’s Chief Speaker Designer Andrew Jones and his engineering team drew inspiration from the company’s professional TAD speaker offering to design the Pioneer Elite series of architectural speakers. All six new models utilize Pioneer’s CST driver technology that works to expand a room’s “sweet spot” for more uniform sound deliver to home audiences. By improving off-axis performance and a more accurate frequency response, Pioneer’s new Elite speakers surpass the capabilities offered by current pivoting driver designs.

Pioneer’s engineers have built the architectural speakers with cutting-edge materials including titanium tweeter, woven aramid fiber woofer and cast aluminum chassis to handle and faithfully reproduce HD film and live concert soundtracks the way an audio engineer originally intended it to be heard. Additionally, a specialized angled baffle configuration works with the CST driver technology to further envelop discerning entertainment enthusiasts.

driversThe Elite architectural speakers continue to incorporate additional treble and bass controls that allow custom installers to fine tune a unit’s high-frequency output, tonal balance and overall bass management. Professional installers and consumers can be confident in durability of the architectural speakers, which have been outfitted with a thermal protection circuit.No pricing has been announced as of yet.

EX Series Angled In-Ceiling S-IC891A
Elite EX Series In-Wall S-IW891
Elite In-Ceiling  S-IC871A
Elite In-Wall  S-IC821D
For more information, please visit www.pioneerelectronics.com.

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