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CI Elite E7-LCR

Reference Collection » CI Elite Series » In-Wall

$3,499 each USD 



The Premium Custom Install Speaker.
The CI Elite™ Series is Crafted in Canada and has all the technology advantages and grille aesthetics of CI Pro™, plus oversized voice coils and X-PAL™ pure aluminum cone technology for the ultimate in sound performance.

Integrated Back Box

Get floorstanding performance, without the floorstanding speaker! CI Elite LCR models have integrated back boxes to eliminate the guess work of wall cavities for the highest level of performance.


Screen Compensation Switch

The selectable switch on every LCR model will ensure true acoustic transparency when placed behind micro-perforated projection screens.

    Innovative Technology makes the Difference

  • NEW X-PAL™ tweeter with exclusive Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA™) Tweeter Lens that protects the delicate pure-aluminum tweeter dome and acts as the Phase Plug, blocking out-of-phase frequencies for smoother, extended high frequencies with incredible detail and higher output.
  • Our tweeter designs are cooled by the original ultra-stable Ferrofluid, made exclusively by Ferrotec. Ferrofluid is a colloidal suspension of magnetic nano particles in a liquid carrier with low volatility and high thermal stability.
  • NEW X-PAL™ brushed pure-aluminum cone woofers combine lightweight stiffness with high consistency for a greater degree of accuracy and smooth, uncolored frequency response. Matching concave dust caps ensuring more uniform dynamic response and a cleaner, modern aesthetic.
  • Paradigm’s patented Active Ridge Technology (ART™) surrounds, made in-house and overmolded directly onto each cone, achieve greater excursion for a 3dB gain in distortion-free output (50% greater) compared to drivers with standard surrounds. Crafted from audiophile-grade injection-molded thermoplastic elastomer, ART™ surrounds are more durable and reliable, for a lifetime of superior sound.

    † US patents: D654,479S and 8,340,340B2.
  • Super-strong die-cast aluminum baskets feature integrated heat sinks for higher power handling, better bass, better dynamics, and less power compression.
  • Oversized, 1.5" High-Power Handling Voice Coil motor structure dramatically increases maximum output level and reduces power compression.

Reduced Edge Diffraction (RED™) Technology

RED™ Technology (patent pending) is a die-cast aluminum tweeter housing that significantly reduces negative effects of diffraction while improving critical midrange frequencies. The irregular edges and off-center placement break up standing waves typically found around the woofer cone and tweeter housing of traditional designs. Additionally, the aluminum structure dissipates unwanted heat which increases power handling and allows a lower crossover frequency, improving sound and reducing distortion.

Advanced Features for a Solid and Secure Installation

  • Die-cast aluminum chassis, baffles, and clamps add strength and rigidity for better bass and midrange, along with a more durable installation.
  • Pocketed screw holes help to hold the drill steady, making installation a snap.
  • Magnetically attached grilles: neodymium magnets hold grilles firmly in place.
  • Nickel-plated, spring loaded binding posts feature a larger wire hole to accept higher-gauge wire or banana plugs.
  • Premium-grade components include high-power rated resistors, capacitors, and heavy gauge wire inductors. 
  • NEW Bezel-Free Micro-Perf Grilles.

Innovative Technology
At Every Level

Tweeter Technology

Pure-Titanium Tweeter Dome (PTD™)      
X-PAL™ Tweeter with Exclusive Perforated Phase-Aligning (PPA™) Tweeter Lens   
Reduced Edge Diffraction (RED™) Technology (Patent Pending) with Added Heat Dissipation   

Bass/Midrange Technology

Mineral-Filled Polypropylene Cone    
Patented Active Ridge Technology (ART™)   
X-PAL™ Brushed Pure-Aluminum Cone Driver    
Die-Cast Aluminum Chassis   
Oversized, High-Power-Handling Voice Coil    

Features/Functions (In-Wall / In-Ceiling)

Dual-Directional Soundfield™ Model    
30°-Angled Guided Soundfield™ Model  
Bezel-Free Micro-Perf Grille  
Rigid ABS Clamps    
Die-Cast Aluminum Clamps   
Translucent Polycarbonate Cover protects against dust and insulation (excludes LCR models)   
Designed and Manufactured in our Canadian Facility   

Features/Functions (LCR Models ONLY)

Integrated Back Box  
Screen Compensation Mode  
Metal Baffle  
MDF Baffle