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Ci3-80QT

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Purpose built for flush mounting into ceilings, the Ci3-80QT is a powerful motorized speaker that delivers the highest quality of flushmount audio performance available.
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  • Ci Software Download
Features

Ci3-80QT

KEF's Ci Motorised Series are designed to lie flush with the ceiling when not in use - making them ideal for home theatre, especially in combination with motorised screens as part of a fully automated system.

In the commercial environment they are highly suitable for a discreet solution in boardrooms. When required, the purr into position at the touch of a remote, to deliver a sweeping soundstage with rock solid imaging.


Features and Benefits

Purpose built for flush mounting into ceilings the Ci3-80QT is the latest addition to the KEF Uni-Q Custom Installation Series. The three-way, Ci3-80QT combines 100W power handling and 87dB sensitivity and consists of a polypropylene cone LF driver with the HF unit mounted between two matched size LF units.

Will require an additional 12 volt supply.
The bezel and grill can be painted to match the interior décor.

Architectural Specifications

The Ci3-80QT comprises a Uni-Q® array with a coincident mounted, twin neodymium magnet, 15mm (3⁄5in.) aluminium dome, high-frequency unit, a 75mm polypropylene midrange unit and two 75mm bass drivers. Performance should meet or exceed the following criteria:

Frequency response 1 metre on-axis with swept sinewave shall be 87Hz to 27kHz, sensitivity shall be at least 87dB for 2.83V@1m. The impedance and maximum power shall be 100W at 8 ohms.

Specifications

Additional Information

Nominal Impedance 8 Ω
Sensitivity 87dB (2.83V/ 1m)
Frequency Response 87 - 27k (±6dB) With back can/rear enclosure
Crossover Frequencies 300Hz, 3kHz
Drive Units LF / MF / HF : 2 x 75mm / 75mm / 15mm
Recommended Amplifier Power 10 - 100W
Features Three-way In-Ceiling Uni-Q Array, Quiet Motorised
Product external dimensions H x W x D : 128mm (5.04in.) / 377mm (14.84in.) / 125mm (4.92in.)
Cut-out dimensions H x W : 112mm (4.41in.) / 354mm (13.94in.)
Mounting depth from surface Product only : 120mm (4.72in.)
Unit measurement Piece
Document Download Ci3-80QT Information Sheet
Ci3-80QT Manual
EASE GLL Data
Ci Series Pamphlet
Ci Series Specification Sheet
Ci Series Minimum Cabinet Volume Chart
Product drawing
Installations
Ci Software Download

1. KEF Speaker Placement Tool

Created by KEF UK engineering, the "KEF Speaker Placement Tool" is a software program* designed to assist you in the placement and layout of KEF Ci loudspeakers. Able to accommodate both 70V/100V and stereo music systems the software will graphically show room sound coverage, show speaker layout, and to provide wiring diagrams. For your convenience room layouts can be saved, printed, exported, and retrieved for future reference.

Download Ci Software

* KEF Speaker Placement Tool currently runs only on Windows based machines. Due to a compatibility issue between the "KEF Ci Speaker Placement Tool" and the latest version of Java, previous versions of the "KEF Ci Speaker Placement Tool" may not run. To correct this problem please uninstall the KEF Ci Software and then download and install the latest version from the link on this page.










2. KASA500 Software Update Tool

KASA500 is a powerful Class-D Dual 250WPC amplifier. This DSP controlled system amplifier is optimized to deliver thunderous bass from KEF Ci subwoofers. With both line and speaker level inputs, and DSP configurable pass-through with optional high pass filters – the KASA500 is versatile and can be deployed in limitless system configurations. To allow for future flexibility KEF engineers may update the KASA500 DSP firmware to optimize performance with additional KEF speakers. The KASA500 Programmer* is a proprietary tool for updating the KASA500 firmware. NOTE: KASA500 software requires a "USB Type A Male to USB Type A Male cable" for connection between your computer and the KASA500.

Download KASA500 Programmer

Download KASA500 Firmware Rev. 10.04 - The latest KASA500 Firmware provides settings for KEF Ci subwoofer models Ci3160RLb-THX, Ci200QSb-THX, Ci200TRb and Ci4100QLb with THX certified performance (if applicable) in both mono and stereo mode.

Download KASA500 EQ setting dip switch chart

Download KASA500 user manual - KASA500 manual includes installation diagrams for both home theater and music sub/satellite installations.

* KEF KASA500 Programmer currently runs only on Windows based machines.





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