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Definitive Technology DI55S Square Disappearing In Wall Speaker
Product ID: DI5.5S
Manufacturer: Definitive Technology
Product UPC Code: : 093207063794
Definitive Technology DI55S Square Disappearing In Wall Speaker
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Definitive Technology DI5.5S Owners Manual



Extraordinary High-Performance Speakers that Virtually Disappear in Your Room!

  • Flangeless design & micro-perf grille minimize visibility
  • Simple to install — no spackle work required
  • 7-3/8 square inches (18.62 square cm) visible area is noticeably smaller than competing nominal 6-1/2" models
  • Perfect for use as side/rear surround speakers in home theater systems
  • Latest generation BDSS drivers for audiophile-grade sound quality
  • Pivoting Pure Aluminum dome tweeters
  • Axially Aligned design ensures broad, balanced coverage area
  • GaussGrip(TM) magnetic grille fasteners
  • Adjustable high-definition crossover
  • Cast PolyStone(TM) baskets for rigidity without "ringing"


  • Definitive's Disappearing In-Wall Speakers Just May be the "Holy Grail" of Built-in Speakers

    You want great sound everywhere in your home, but you may not always have room for or want the visual intrusion of free-standing speakers. Built-in flushmount speakers seem to be the answer but in practice they don't exactly disappear in the room, in fact many "in-wall" speakers call attention to themselves and create friction between your decorator and your audiophile sensibilities. Worse yet, most built-in speakers fall short on the performance end as well. Would Definitive allow you to suffer with bad sound? Oh no, no, no!

    Definitive's Disappearing™ In-Wall series speakers feature near-invisibility thanks to their small diameters, hidden flange design, and low profile micro-perf grilles. They are as easy to install as traditional flanged flush-mount speakers, and don't require custom sheetrock/spackle skills to install yet they are practically invisible. The DI 5.5S grille is a mere 7-3/8" x 7-3/8" (18.62cm x 18.62cm), about the same visible size as competitive nominal 4-1/2" in-ceiling speakers. With Definitive's DI Series you get more sound per square inch of visible speaker.

    Definitive's Advanced Technologies Mean Better Sound for You The Disappearing In-Wall models feature Definitive's most advanced technologies such as Balanced Dual Surround System (BDSS) mid/woofer drivers and pivoting Pure Aluminum dome tweeters for spectacular audio performance far beyond traditional flush-mount speakers.

    Definitive's exclusive Balanced Dual Surround System (BDSS) driver technology permits these new flush mount speakers to deliver more bass output and dynamic range than larger drivers. For example, the DI 5.5S's 5-1/4" driver has the output, bass and dynamics of a 6-1/2" traditional speaker.

    With a pivoting 1" Pure Aluminum dome tweeter featuring a specially shaped housing that avoids the diffraction distortions of traditional post-mounted tweeters, and a sophisticated adjustable crossover network, the Disappearing In-Wall models deliver the kind of lifelike sonic performance and broad even dispersion that have made Definitive Technology the most highly reviewed speaker brand in the USA.

    Great Sound for Everyone in the Room

    We've engineered DI Series speakers to disperse sound over a very wide area so that the sound is well-balance and natural regardless of where you are relative to the speakers. BDSS technology drivers, aimable tweeters as well as the specially countoured and textured AeroRing™ around the driver all contribute to the wide angle dispersion and superior coverage capability of the DI Series models.

    Everything You Need for Installation

    Optional pre-construction "rough-in" brackets with repositionable metal mesh "arms" are available for new home construction projects.
    Driver Complement

    Tweeter

    Quantity 1
    Diameter 1" (2.54cm)
    Type Pivoting Pure Aluminum Dome
    Mid / Woofer
    Quantity 1 Diameter 5 1/4" (13.34cm)
    Type BDSS Midrange Driver
    Tweeter/Mid Array
    Type Direct Radiating 2 Way Coaxial

    Control

    Environmental EQ
    3 Way Switch User Selectable

    Electrical

    Audio Inputs
    Speaker Level 1 Pair (Heavy Duty Spring Loaded)
    Maximum Sensitivity
    1 watt @ 1 Meter 89 dB
    Total Frequency Response
    Overall 28 Hz - 30 kHz
    Nominal Impedance
    Compatible with 8 ohm

    Crossover

    A/V Receiver Crossover Setting Small (80 Hz)
    Power Handling 10 - 175 watts per channel

    Installation

    Cut Out Dimensions
    Height 6 5/16" (16.03cm)
    Width 6 5/16" (16.03cm)
    Mounting Depth 3 5/8" (9.21cm)
    Internal Clearance Required for Mounting Dogs (add to each side of Cut Out) 1" (2.54cm)
    Grille Dimensions
    Height 7 3/8" (18.73cm)
    Width 7 3/8" (18.73cm)
    Placement
    Orientation In Wall or In Ceiling
    Cabinet Type
    Speaker Enclosure Infinite Baffle
    Product Weight
    Out of Box 3.8 lbs

    Shipping

    Accessories
    Included Accessories Wall Template; Paintable Magnetic Grill
    Optional Accessories Rough-In-Kit; (Available Separately)
    Carton Size
    Height 6 1/8" (15.56cm)
    Width 9 1/16" (23.02cm)
    Depth 9 1/16" (23.02cm)
    Shipping Weight
    One per Carton 7 lbs

    Warranty

    Drivers and Cabinet
    Parts and Labor 5
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