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Item #: ESS1700TIC8
MSRP: No Retail

EpisodeĀ® Signature 1700 Series In-Ceiling Speaker


A perfect solution for the best in distributed audio or home theater sound, these speakers deliver an incomparable audiophile-grade performance to please even the most discerning music and movie lovers.



Honeycomb Fiberglass Woofer

Forward-set woofer for wide dispersion and tight bass.



Pure Titanium Tweeter

Direct sound where you want to create more immersive experiences.


Tweeter & Woofer Compensation Switches

Adjust the tweeter or woofer’s output by up to 3dB for perfect, customized sound.



Ribbed Surround

Ensures linear cone movement for tighter bass with less distortion.



Thin-Bezel Design

Magnetic, one-step paintable grill keeps the speaker out of sight for a smooth, minimalistic finish.




Exclusive Tension Dogs

Screws hold speakers in place during installation with just a quarter turn. Just tighten fully for easy release.



Install Cover

Protects speaker during install and doubles as a handle.



Simple, Versatile Brackets

These speakers are compatible with our ES-ESS brackets.




Pure Sound

Raises the bar on everything you've ever heard.




Form Rivals Function

Designed for the world’s greatest stage.




Installs Made Easy

Integrator-friendly can’t even begin to describe it.


Lifetime Limited Warranty

All EpisodeĀ® Signature Speakers have a Lifetime Limited Warranty. This warranty includes parts and labor repairs on all components found to be defective in material or workmanship under normal conditions of use. This warranty shall not apply to products that have been abused, modified, or disassembled. Products to be repaired under this warranty must be returned to SnapAV or a designated service center with prior notification and an assigned return authorization number (RA).


Connector Type
  Gold plated push terminals
Frequency Response
  34 Hz - 20 kHz
  Tweeter +1.5dB/0/-1.5dB, Woofer +1.5dB/0/-1.5dB
  Mounting Depth: 5.2"
Mounting Depth w/ Enclosure: 6.6"
  5.5 lb
Crossover Frequency
  2.2 kHz
Nominal Impedance
  8 ohm
Power Peak
  160 Watts
  91 dB
  1" Pure titanium dome tweeter
  8" Honeycomb fiberglass Nomex cone woofer
Dimensions (W x H x D)
  Finished Dimension w/ Grill: 11"
Cutout Diameter


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