GenieClip® C3

per clip
Lead Time: 1-3 DAYS
  • Unparalleled ease of attachment to standard 1-1/2" cold rolled channel
  • Same great performance of GenieClip® RST
  • Increased low frequency performance over other clips
  • Cost To Ship: $10 (regardless of quantity)
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View our Product FAQ for answers to common questions about resilient sound clips.

Decoupling is the most efficient means to isolate sound in walls and ceilings. With a quality resilient ceiling channel clip, a high level of isolation for airborne, structure-borne, and impact footfall noise is possible. The extensive and successful testing of the GenieClip® RST in walls and ceilings for STC, OITC, IIC, and UL fire ratings leads us to recommend the GenieClip® RST as the best standard resilient clip for any project.


The Pliteq GenieClip C3 is engineered for use when the acoustical isolation systems must be installed below cold rolled channel. Engineered for superior acoustical performance in reducing the transmission of airborne and impact sound through wall and floor/ceiling assemblies.

The Pliteq GenieClip C3 is a unibody molded rubber and steel bracket with custom formed wire suspension clip used when superior sound control is required in the floor/ceiling assemblies of multifamily housing, high-rises, or commercial buildings.


The GenieClip® C3 is not designed for use in walls.

Maximize the performance of the GenieClip® C3 system by adding resilience to the floor above. We recommend the use of GenieMat® RST02 for a low cost high performance underlayment. This will increase the IIC rating by at least 6 IIC points and the STC rating by at least 2-3 points.

The number of resilient clips required will depend on the weight of the assembly. A clip system can hold several layers of drywall, but the acoustic load of each clip should not be exceeded. For more accurate estimating, we recommend our resilient sound clip calculator. The calculator estimates based on the dimensions of each wall or ceiling partition.

Resilient Sound Clip Calculator

Quick Math For Estimating Resilient Clips and Hat Channel
1 or 2 drywall layers, 48" x 24" spacing Divide total square footage by 5
3 drywall layers, 48" x 16" spacing Divide total square footage by 4
Hat Channel, rows 24" apart Multiply total square footage by .6 for total linear footage
Hat Channel, rows 16" apart Multiply total square footage by .7 for total linear footage

GenieClip® C3 Installation InstructionsPDF 843 KB

GenieClip® C3 Installation DrawingPDF 25 8 KB

No fastener is required to install the GenieClip® C3. Simply hook the steel bracket attached to the GenieClip® C3. The standard spacing from clip to clip is a maximum of 48" with each row of clips spaced either 24" or 16" from each other.

GenieClip® C3 Pencil Rod SuspendedPDF 249 KB

GenieClip® C3 Wire Suspended CeilingPDF 252 KB

GenieClip® C3 Product SpecsPDF 854 KB

GenieClip® C3 Specs
Dimensions 1-5/8" wide x 4" tall x 2-1/2" depth
Projection 1-5/8" from cold rolled channel with 7/8" channel
Weight .14 pounds
Maximum Design Load 36 pounds
Shore A Durometer 37 durometer