Phase Technology Introduces It's First UL Rated Speaker CM -EZ -II

JACKSONVILLE, FL - January 8, 2007 - Phase Technology introduces the CM-EZ-II in-ceiling speaker, a UL rated (2043 & 1480) speaker which features superior power handling and sensitivity, a tap switch, and a proprietary SnapCam™ mounting system.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - January 8, 2007 - Phase Technology, the leading manufacturer of high -fidelity speakers for custom home entertainment systems, introduces the CM -EZ -II in -ceiling speaker. The CM -EZ -II is a premium UL rated (2043 & 1480) speaker which features superior power handling and sensitivity, a six -position tap switch, and a proprietary SnapCam™ spring -loaded mounting system. These features insure its adaptability in residential and commercial applications where both quality sound and fire ratings are required.

The CM -EZ -II incorporates an 8" coaxial system with a polypropylene woofer cone and butyl rubber surround, and a 1" polypropylene balanced -dome tweeter. The CM -EZ -II is a blind -mount speaker with a monstrous 7.3 liter backcan for extended frequency response (54 Hz - 20 kHz, -10 dB).

The new CM -EZ -II puts a premium on easy and cost -effective installation and ordering features. These include:

• Integrated SnapCam™ installation mechanism, a blind -mount system that automatically adapts to various ceiling thicknesses and includes a quick -release feature for easy servicing.
• Easy -access, 6 -position rotary switch with 25/70.7/100 Volt power settings and voice coil/8 Ohm direct bypass.
• Steel tile bridge and paint shield are no -cost options with each speaker, for rapid and secure installation in any drop -tile or drywall ceiling. Pre -construction bracket and junction box are optional.

The CM -EZ -II will be displayed at CES booth 21416 (South Hall Level 1).

Phase Technology Introduces It's First UL Rated Speaker CM -EZ -II

About Phase Technology

Phase Technology Corporation (toll -free at 888 -PHASE TK; website at, part of the MSE Audio Group, is one of the few fully -vertically integrated American speaker manufacturers. The company started as United Speaker Systems in 1955 as an original equipment manufacturer and still designs and produces its own sub -assemblies in -house. Phase Technology's speaker lines incorporate many proprietary innovations like the soft -dome tweeter, the industry's standard invented by Bill Hecht, founder of Phase Technology. Other patents cover the self -damping woofer voice coil, the manufacturing process for flat -piston midrange drivers and woofers, silicone -injected drivers for resonance damping, and the positive -clamping mounting system for the premier in -wall Model CI -110/II. The company also developed the Unicell™ Zero -Diffraction treatment that reduces acoustic reflections off cabinet and grille surfaces. Phase Technology manufactures its wood cabinets by hand and performs quality control tests at every step of the fabrication process.

Building on five decades of design and engineering innovation in the manufacture of high quality, yet affordable speakers, Phase Technology supports its products with a 10 -year warranty on speakers, while amplifiers are backed by a 3 -year warranty. Phase Technology's digital home theater, audiophile, outdoor, in -wall/in -ceiling custom installation speakers, as well as powered and in -wall subwoofers are constructed at the company's Jacksonville, Florida facility.

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