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Nice North America Carries On The SpeakerCraft Tradition at CEDIA 2023

Under new ownership, the SpeakerCraft, ELAN, and Panamax brand names will be rebranded as Nice.

Nice Audio Products

Nice, a global leader in home and building management solutions, will be showing several audio products from September 7-9, 2023 at the CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colorado.

The products include:

  • SC-IC3 Small Aperture Speaker
  • SC-IC-SUB8 Small Aperture Subwoofer
  • SC4-100 4-Channel Amplifier
  • SB-40P Passive Soundbar
  • AIM MK3 Speakers

These products are the first series of advanced, Nice-branded audio solutions as part of the company’s broader transition of the SpeakerCraft brand. In addition, they also plan to announce ELAN and Panamax energy management products that will round out their whole home management solutions by the end of 2023.  

From Jeff Shaw, Vice President of Product Management: “We are thrilled to build on the SpeakerCraft legacy with the first in a new series of Nice Audio solutions…With this next stage, we are committed to enhancing the customer and partner experience through continued innovation, performance, and flexibility. In doing so, we intentionally optimized these products to work together as a complete system or as standalone devices to  meet the needs of integrators and designers.” 

Nice SC-IC3 Small Aperture Speaker and SC-IC-SUB8 Small Aperture Subwoofer
Nice SC-IC3 Small Aperture Speaker and Nice SC-IC-SUB8 Small Aperture Subwoofer

Nice SC-IC3 Small Aperture Speaker

This small aperture speaker provides flexible installation options with both round and square grilles included and flush mount kits available. The Nice SC-IC3 is a high-performance 3.5-inch in-ceiling speaker designed to blend in with the decorative needs of modern homeowners. With a carbon fiber woofer, a 1-inch aluminum tweeter, and a custom crossover design, the SC-IC3 is designed to deliver impressive, dynamic sound through a 4.75-inch opening. 

  • Power Handling (Watts): 30 – Minimum / 70 – Maximum
  • Frequency Range: 70Hz-20kHz
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 78 db
  • Weight: 0.7 lb
  • Depth Behind Wall: 3.5”
  • Dimensions (Diameter): 5.25” (with Grille)
  • Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 8 x 8 inches (155 x 200 x 200 mm)
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 lb

Nice SC-IC-SUB8 Small Aperture Subwoofer

The Nice SC-IC-SUB8 High-Performance Small Aperture In-Ceiling passive Subwoofer incorporates an 8.27-inch driver and filtering circuits that remove unwanted frequencies, a custom woofer, and dual 1.5-inch voice coils resulting in optimal performance.

  • Woofer: Material Polypropylene
  • Hole: Cutout Dimensions 4.75-inches
  • Power Handling: (Watts) 50 – Minimum / 100 – Maximum
  • Frequency Range: 20Hz~300Hz
  • Impedance: 8+8 Ohms
  • Sensitivity: 71 dB
  • Weight: 32 lbs
  • Cabinet (LWD): 25.188 x 12 x 7.125-inches (640 x 305 x 181mm)
  • Port Tube: 19-inches (483mm) Length, 3.25-inches (83mm) Diameter
  • Sub Speaker Diameter:: 5.25-inches (with Grille)
  • Shipping Dimensions:12 x 36 x 15-inches (302 x 907 x 874 mm)
  • Shipping Weight: 34.4 lbs

Nice SC4-100 4-Channel Analog Filtering Amplifier

Nice SC4-100 4-Channel Analog Filtering Amplifier
Nice SC4-100 4-Channel Analog Filtering Amplifier

This amplifier incorporates flexibility and convenience for distributed audio and home entertainment applications. The SC4-100 is powerful and easy to configure and install. Up to 100 watts of power can be provided to each of the four independent channels. The amplifier is also bridgeable in pairs with enables 2, 3, or 4-channel configurations.

Each channel also has two selectable analog high-pass filters to optimize the performance of connected satellite speakers or subwoofers, without the hassle of DSP or IP. Other features include Independent level control, single indicators, audio sensing, and in/out triggers. 

Everything is housed in a single rack mount chassis. 

  • Input Sensitivity: 0.08V
  • Gain: 30 dB
  • THD+N: 0.05
  • Frequency Response (1W): 20~20K
  • S/N Ratio: 98dB
  • Auto Sens Level: 5mV
  • Crosstalk at 1KHz: 80dB
  • Crosstalk at 10KHz: 70dB
  • Noise: 0.3mV
  • Dimensions (LWH) 11.5 x 17 x 1.5 in
Nice SB-40P Passive Soundbar
Nice SB-40P Passive Soundbar

Nice SB-40P Passive Soundbar

The SB-40P 3-channel passive soundbar is designed to deliver dynamic sound with an independent center chamber that produces enhanced dialog clarity, and left and right chambers that create a wide soundstage for music and movies. The combination of graphite, polypropylene, and carbon fiber materials, produces exceptionally clear and dynamic audio perfect for a stand-alone home entertainment solution or integrated into a whole home audio system.

  • Woofers: 6 x 3-inch Graphite Woofers
  • Tweeters: 3 x 1-inch Titanium Dome Tweeters
  • Power Handling: 60 Watts
  • Frequency Response: 140HZ – 20kHz
  • Impedance: 6 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 88dB 2.83V/1m
  • Dimensions (HWD): 5.18 x 39.8 x 2.75 inches
Nice AIM MK3 Speakers
Nice AIM MK3 Speakers

Nice AIM MK3 Speakers

The AIM MK3 incorporates an innovative ARC Tweeter Array, amiable woofer, and WavePlane technology combined with a newly designed crossover to support the most demanding audio content and tailored to deliver explosive dynamics, three-dimensional detail, and rich musicality for high-fidelity immersive audio platforms. With space-age materials, acoustic innovations, and five models, the Nice AIM MK3 series offers flexibility and performance. 

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Full specifications are forthcoming on these loudspeakers at CEDIA 2023.

Availability and Purchasing

To place an order for the Small Aperture Speaker, Small Aperture Subwoofer, 4-Channel Amplifier, Soundbar, or AIM MK3 speakers, please contact your local Nice dealer, regional sales manager or go to:

Building on the legacy of SpeakerCraft, Nice Audio Solutions solidifies the company as an industry leader in the speaker category.

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