EVID Compact Sound Ceiling System Compact sound ceiling system by Electro-Voice

EVID Compact Sound Ceiling System

Compact sound ceiling system

  • Quick-install design with captive mounting tabs to fit nearly any ceiling construction.
  • Four-pin Phoenix connectors on ceiling satellite speakers support pass-thru wiring.
  • UL 2043/1480 ratings allow for use in signaling applications and plenum air spaces.
  • Ceiling cutout templates and all mounting accessories included.
  • Available in white finish.

The EVID Compact Sound speaker series continues the EVID family’s focus on form and function, with stylish, architecture-friendly design, a best-in-class performance-to-size ratio, and user-friendly installation and operation. The system is designed to provide exceptional background/foreground audio performance in retail spaces, restaurants, and similar environments – all while being heard but hardly seen.


Frequency Range (-10 dB) EVID C2.1: 180 Hz – 20 kHz; EVID 40C: 45 Hz – 300kHz
Power Rating 300W
Connector Type EVID C2.1: Phoenix (4-pin); EVID 40C: Phoenix (2-pin)

Enclosure Material Steel & ABS (fire rated)
Available Color White
Sensitivity 1 W/1 m EVID C2.1: 84 dB; EVID 40C: 88dB
Height EVID C2.1: 119 mm; EVID 40C: 316mm
Width EVID C2.1: 135 mm; EVID 40C: 373mm
Weight Net EVID C2.1: 0.82 kg; EVID 40C: 9.52kg
Shipping Weight 1 sub and 4 satellites: 19.05 kg (42 lb)kg
Transformer Taps (Transformer Version Only) EVID 40C: 100 W, 50 W, 25 W, 12.5 W
Coverage (Nominal -6 dB) EVID C2.1: 150 x 150 (Voice), 100 x 100 (Music Program); EVID 40C: Omnidirectional
Impedance EVID C2.1: 16Ω; EVID 40C: mono 4Ω
Power Handling (Continuous / Peak) EVID C2.1: 30 W; EVID 40C: 200W
Maximum SPL EVID C2.1: 100 dB; EVID 40C: 114dB
Transducer size EVID C2.1: 50 mm; EVID 40C: 200 mm
Passive Power Handling 200W peak

Recommended Amplifiers

For optimal sound system performance, Electro-Voice recommends the following amplifiers for EVID Compact Sound Ceiling System.

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