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i-8 & i-8a Foreground Loudspeaker Systems

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The highly flexible i-8 and i-8a two-way loudspeakers are ideal for mid-field applications where greater output and frequency response are required. Both models combine a professional-grade woofer with a 1-inch, silk-dome, ferrofluid tweeter. Both drivers are mated to a high-quality crossover network and housed in a robust, high-density wood enclosure with a rugged industrial-grade coating. Connections are quick and easy thanks to recessed, phoenix input terminals. Included mounting hardware ensures quick installation on a flat, horizontal or vertical surface. The i-8a adds an onboard, 70 watt amplifier.

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i-8 & i-8a Features

  • 8 polypropylene LF driver with rubber surround and
  • 1.5 (38 mm) voice coil
  • 1, ferrofluid, neodymium, silk-dome tweeter
  • 60º  x 60º  coverage
  • 60 Hz – 20 kHz frequency response
  • Max long term output 111 dB SPL
  • High-density wood enclosure with durable textured finish
  • Variable position yoke bracket mounting hardware included
  • 70 watt RMS onboard amplifier (i-8a only)

Applications

  • Restaurants and cafes
  • Bars and clubs
  • Corporate facilities
  • House of worship
  • Front-fill & under-balcony coverage
  • Retail outlets
  • Airports

 

 

Specifications

Model i-8  i-8a
Description Passive 8″ surface-mount foreground system Powered 8″ surface-mount foreground system
Acoustic Data
Frequency Response (+-3 dB) 60 Hz – 20 kHz 65 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 45 Hz – 20 kHz 50 Hz – 20 kHz
Phase Response
Efficiency (1W/1m) 90 dB 90 dB
Power Handling Long Term 110 watts rms 70 watts cont. (self powered)
Power Handling Program 220 watts rms 70 watts cont. (self powered)
Max Peak SPL (band limited pink noise 6 dB crest factor) 117 dB SPL 114 dB SPL
Max SPL Long Term (AVG SPL @1M before protection band limited pink noise) 111 dB SPL 108 dB SPL
Coverage Horizontal 60 degrees – 6 dB 60 degrees – 6 dB
Coverage Vertical 60 degrees – 6 dB 60 degrees – 6 dB
Transducer Data
LF Driver Description 8″, polypropylene cone, rubber surround, 1.5″ voice coil, ferrite, 11.5 mm winding, 6 mm gap height,  8 Ohms 8″, polypropylene cone, rubber surround, 1.5″ voice coil, ferrite, 11.5 mm winding, 6 mm gap height,  8 Ohms
HF Driver Description 1″ silk dome, 8 Ohms, neodym, ferrofluid, waveguide 1″ silk dome, 8 Ohms, neodym, ferrofluid, waveguide
Impedance 8 Ohms 8 Ohms
Connectors Phoenix type connector XLR, 1/4in Combo-jack
Cabinet Materia High density wood composite High density wood composite
Cabinet Surface Black polyurethane coating Black polyurethane coating
Handles
Features 
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
16.14 x 10.79 x 9.57 in 16.14 x 10.79 x 9.57 in
410 x 274 x 243 mm 410 x 274 x 243 mm
Weight 15.4 /7 lbs/kg 18.7/8.5 lbs/kg

 

Downloads

i-Class Downloads

Title
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, Manuals, Software, Support Data November 25, 2018
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, Software, Support Data November 25, 2018
al-Class, Application Info, Design Files, h-12, H-15, h-208, h-5, h-8, h-Class, hm Monitors, hm-115, hs-20, hs-221, hs-221, hs-25, hs-28, hs-subs, Product Data, Support Data, VUEDrive July 2, 2018
a-8, Application Info, Design Files, Support Data January 17, 2019
Design Files, h-5, h-Class, Product Data, Support Data, Technical Drawing July 2, 2018
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, h-5 August 18, 2017
al-12, al-Class, Design Files, EASE GLL FIles December 7, 2016
al-12, al-4, al-8, al-8SB, Design Files, h-8, h-Class, hs-20, hs-221, hs-221, hs-25, hs-28, hs-subs, Manuals, Product Data, Support Data, VUEDrive May 30, 2017
al-12, al-4, al-8, al-8SB, al-Class, Application Info, Design Files, Support Data July 23, 2016
al-12, al-4, al-8SB, al-Class, Application Info, Design Files, Support Data June 7, 2016
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, i-Class July 1, 2015
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, i-Class July 1, 2015
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, i-Class July 1, 2015
Design Files, Software June 13, 2015
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, i-Class July 1, 2015
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, h-Class June 13, 2015
Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, h-Class June 13, 2015
a-Class, Design Files, EASE GLL FIles July 1, 2015
a-8, a-Class, Design Files, EASE GLL FIles July 2, 2018
al-4, al-Class, Design Files, Product Data, Support Data, Technical Drawing July 2, 2018
al-4, al-Class, Design Files, Product Data, Support Data, Technical Drawing July 2, 2018
Design Files, Manuals, Software June 13, 2015
al-4, al-Class, Design Files, EASE GLL FIles, h-8, h-Class May 11, 2016

Input/ Amp

i-class input

i-8 Input Connector

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i-8a Amplifier Input

Mounting Bracket

i-6 and i-8 mounting bracket

All i-Class full-range systems include mounting hardware right in the box.

Pro Drivers

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Plastic vs Wood

i-Class offers AV contractors a high-performance alternative to the bevy of plastic-boxed systems available today. wood-vs-plastic-02