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Ci100QR

Quick Overview

The KEF Ci100QR - quality that is quite literally out of sight! Purpose-built for flush mounting into walls and ceilings, the Ci100QR delivers KEF's renowned audio quality as unobtrusively as possible. Part of our Soundlight Series of unobtrusive architectural speakers, the Ci100QR is meant to match the aesthetics of flush-mounted downlighting.
  • Features
  • Specifications
  • Ci Software Download
Features

Ci100QR

The popular Soundlight Series is yet another major innovation form KEF. When installed, Soundlight speakers are so tiny that they blend in with halogen light fixtures yet will amaze you with their astonishing performance, thanks to KEF's patented Uni-Q's exceptionally wide dispersion.

Features and Benefits

Purpose built for flush mounting into walls and ceilings these are the latest addition to the KEF Uni-Q Custom Installation series. Providing a compact solution to the problem of Hi-Fi quality sound from an in-wall/ceiling speaker, the Ci100QR consists of a polypropylene cone LF driver with the HF unit mounted at the acoustic centre of the LF unit. The bezel and grill can be painted to match the interior décor.

Applications

The Ci Series Ci 100QR is best suited for high quality music and speech reinforcement applications requiring hi-fi performance such as:
  • Multi Room systems
  • Home Theatre systems
  • Lounges, Bars, Boutiques
  • Boardrooms & Offices
  • Airports, Convention Centres, Hotels
  • Live Theatre/Concert Hall fill-in
  • Houses of Worship
  • Sports Arenas

    Architectural Specifications

    The Ci Series Ci 100QR consist of : 1 X 19mm aluminium dome tweeter 100mm white polyproylene cone with double neo compound magnet system. Performance of the Ci 100QR shall meet or exceed the following criteria : frequency response 1 metre on-axis with swept sinewave shall be 120Hz to 22kHz , sensitivity shall be at least 86dB for 2.83V@1m. The 2.83V@1m. The driver impedance shall be 8 ohms.

  • Specification

    Additional Information

    Nominal Impedance 4 Ω
    Sensitivity 88dB (2.83V/ 1m)
    Frequency Response 80 - 27kHz (±6dB) 2pi/open-backed
    110 - 27kHz (±6dB) with back can/rear enclosure
    Crossover Frequencies 3kHz
    Drive Units LF: 100mm
    HF: 19mm
    Recommended Amplifier Power 10 - 50W
    Features Uni-Q Array, Removeable Plastic Back Can
    Product external dimensions Diameter / Width / Depth : 127mm (5in.) / - / 148mm (5.83in.)
    Cut-out dimensions Diameter : 118mm (4.65in.)
    Mounting depth from surface Product only / With back can : 100mm (3.94in.) / 145mm (5.71in.)
    Optional rough in frame RIF100R
    Optional rear enclosure RNC100R
    Unit measurement Piece
    Document Download Ci100QR Information Sheet
    User Manual
    EASE GLL Data
    Ci Series Brochure
    Ci Series Specification Sheet
    Ci Series Minimum Cabinet Volume Chart
    Product drawing
    Ci Software Download

    1. KEF Speaker Placement Tool

    Created by KEF UK engineering, the "KEF Speaker Placement Tool" is a software program* designed to assist you in the placement and layout of KEF Ci loudspeakers. Able to accommodate both 70V/100V and stereo music systems the software will graphically show room sound coverage, show speaker layout, and to provide wiring diagrams. For your convenience room layouts can be saved, printed, exported, and retrieved for future reference.

    Download Ci Software

    * KEF Speaker Placement Tool currently runs only on Windows based machines. Due to a compatibility issue between the "KEF Ci Speaker Placement Tool" and the latest version of Java, previous versions of the "KEF Ci Speaker Placement Tool" may not run. To correct this problem please uninstall the KEF Ci Software and then download and install the latest version from the link on this page.










    2. KASA500 Software Update Tool

    KASA500 is a powerful Class-D Dual 250WPC amplifier. This DSP controlled system amplifier is optimized to deliver thunderous bass from KEF Ci subwoofers. With both line and speaker level inputs, and DSP configurable pass-through with optional high pass filters – the KASA500 is versatile and can be deployed in limitless system configurations. To allow for future flexibility KEF engineers may update the KASA500 DSP firmware to optimize performance with additional KEF speakers. The KASA500 Programmer* is a proprietary tool for updating the KASA500 firmware. NOTE: KASA500 software requires a "USB Type A Male to USB Type A Male cable" for connection between your computer and the KASA500.

    Download KASA500 Programmer

    Download KASA500 Firmware Rev. 10.04 - The latest KASA500 Firmware provides settings for KEF Ci subwoofer models Ci3160RLb-THX, Ci200QSb-THX, Ci200TRb and Ci4100QLb with THX certified performance (if applicable) in both mono and stereo mode.

    Download KASA500 EQ setting dip switch chart

    Download KASA500 user manual - KASA500 manual includes installation diagrams for both home theater and music sub/satellite installations.

    * KEF KASA500 Programmer currently runs only on Windows based machines.





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