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Wisdom Audio to Introduce Architecture-Friendly, High-Resolution In-Ceiling Loudspeaker at ISE 2017

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Jan. 25, 2017 — Wisdom Audio, designer and manufacturer of loudspeaker systems tailored for the most discerning audiophiles, today announced the first in-ceiling loudspeaker as part of its successful high-fidelity, high-resolution Sage loudspeaker series. Targeting high-performance entertainment audio applications where architectural design aesthetics can’t be compromised, the Sage Series ICS7a in-ceiling loudspeaker system seamlessly blends into the environment, providing a high-resolution stereo audio in a living space, a multichannel solution in a media room or overhead channels in an immersive home theater. Wisdom Audio will showcase the new in-ceiling speaker product alongside its new Sage Series Superbars on stand 5-U120 at ISE 2017, Feb. 7-10 in Amsterdam. 

“With the introduction of our Sage Series line and point-source loudspeakers, our reputation for providing superior audio within home and private theaters is unparalleled,” said Luc Guillaume, managing director for Wisdom Audio. “Now we’re expanding the series with the ICS7a, broadening the lineup’s application flexibility and answering the need for a high-performance, architecture-friendly audio solution. It produces stunning audio quality inside an innovative design, making this product a natural fit for high-end media or living rooms.” 

Behind the high-performance sound of the new Sage Series ICS7a in-ceiling speaker is a redesign of Wisdom s award-winning Sage P20 driver. This reengineering introduces a breakthrough in the power shading capabilities of Wisdom Audio s planar magnetic driver (PMD), delivering a fully passive Sage Series point-source product that s capable of achieving high output down to 57Hz. To ensure maximum clarity, the angled PMD design allows the on-axis energy to be focused straight at the listening area. An optional laser alignment tool (LAT-IC) sold separately from the system was created to assist installers in achieving ultra-precise driver orientation, improving focus and delivering incredible imaging. The system does not require active crossover or bi-amplification, allowing dealers worldwide to offer Sage Series performance at a lower price point. 

The key driver behind the development of this solution was flexibility — which is why the ICS7a includes an optional Extended Coverage Waveguide that is designed to enhance its polar pattern and allow for greater placement options. As a result, the system is a perfect fit for applications requiring surround and overhead channels.

Further information about Wisdom Audio and the Sage Series is available at

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About Wisdom 
Wisdom Audio provides high performance entertainment solutions with a focus on technology and design.

Founded in 1996, Wisdom Audio designs, engineers and manufactures a wide range of loudspeaker systems incorporating advanced thin-film planar magnetic technologies. Our portfolio features in-wall, in-ceiling, on-wall and in-room architectural solutions as well as high performance dedicated home theaters. Many of our solutions can be tailored and made to order in custom sizes and custom colors. With great attention to detail and respect of lead-time, all our products are designed, engineered and manufactured in the US.

Wisdom Audio systems combine clarity, dynamic range and precision to achieve the ultimate in music and film sound reproduction. The company has earned accolades from specialized media while satisfying a growing base of customers and dealers worldwide.

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