The DALI PHANTOM E-80 is all about big sound
With the PHANTOM E-80 in-ceiling speaker, it’s all about big sound. Drawing on every part of its 8” woofer, it will fill even very large rooms with sound, while keeping the bass under control. This makes it perfect as the main loudspeakers in a living room setup for either a stereo setup or a surround system.
The PHANTOM E series
The DALI PHANTOM E-80 is designed for optimum in-ceiling use, but will also work if mounted in-wall. It is all about true hi-fi sound, versatility, and flexibility. The compact sized construction and the easy-to-use compass positioning system makes placing the speaker for the optimum sound experience very straight forward. Two discreet switches offer audio adjustment options to ensure that the listener gets the most from the speakers, even in rooms that traditionally are difficult.
The tilted woofer and the slightly of centre soft dome tweeter, blends gracefully and produces a richly detailed and crisp soundstage. The polypropylene cone is more resilient towards humidity than the traditional DALI cone material – wood fibre, making the PHANTOM E-80 flexible in regards to placements in covered outdoor areas and bathrooms.
Key features of the PHANTOM E-80 In-ceiling speaker
Flexibility in Function
The PHANTOM E-series are easy to place anywhere in any room, and will even work perfectly off-axis in challenging situations and environments due to two audio settings used for adjusting the performance of the speaker.
The very thin magnetic front grilles integrates almost seamlessly into any home environment.
The dogleg mounting system makes the install process an easy one-step action simply by tightning the dedicated screws to swing out the dogleg brackets.
All speakers by DALI are designed around the principle of wide dispersion. This entails an off-axis optimisation of the audio reproduction. The technology is perfect for use in install speakers, since they are always mounted flush against either a wall or ceiling.
PHANTOM E-80 Product Details
Flexibility was important when designing the PHANTOM E-80, and the ability to use the speaker in areas not fit for traditional DALI speakers was a large part of this. To ensure the best balance between durability and great audio reproduction polypropylene was chosen for the cone material.
The woofer is tilted and angled for improved directionality and sound staging. The cone, surround and magnet motor system is designed according to the DALI low-loss principles. This makes the PHANTOM E-80 an easy speaker to drive, and even smaller amplifiers will be able to deliver a high quality audio experience with the PHANTOM E-80.
The 25mm soft dome tweeter module in the PHANTOM E-80 is fixed over the woofer in a composite housing mounted on an airplane-wingprofile wishbone bracket. By mounting the tweeter over the woofer the total foot print of the speaker is keep at a minimum.
The aerodynamic design of the wing and the slightly of centre placement of the tweeter help eliminate the “coaxial colouration” normally associated with coaxial drivers. The positioning also help the mid-range and low frequencies blend gracefully with high frequencies for a precise and natural overall performance even at high sound pressures.
The compass rose on the outer edge help direct the speaker for optimum sound stage.
The PHANTOM E-80 introduces improvements to the basic design of the front baffle by adding extra thickness to the outer edges for a tighter and more secure fit against the mounting area. This also helps the overall strength and rigidity of the speaker.
The dogleg mounting system makes the install process an easy one step action. Simply insert the PHANTOM E-80 in the prepared mounting area, and from the front of the speaker tighten the dedicated screws to swing out the dogleg brackets and tighten them against the back of the mounting surface. If the mounting surface is extra thick reversing the dogleg makes it possible to expand the mounting grip to 70mm.
The PHANTOM E-80 front grilles have been updated to meet the style demands of the install customer. The new sleek design helps the speaker integrate perfectly into the surroundings.
|Speaker Grille Shape||Round|
|Overall Diameter||294 mm|
|Overall Depth||106 mm|
|Cut-Out Size||261 mm|
|Sensitivity (1W@1M)||89.5 dB|
|Maximum SPL||107 dB|
|Recommended Amp||30 - 150 W|
|Drivers Unit Complement||1 x 28 mm Soft Textile Dome, 1 x 8" Polypropylene Cone|
|Weight (Kg)||2.36 kg|