Cheap Bathroom Speakers

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  1. Tommy_N

    Tommy_N Stunt Coordinator

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    Hello all,

    I'd like to run 1-2 speakers into my bathroom. Sound quality is not that important, although I would like it to sound better than the cheap radio I have now. (that shouldn't be too hard [​IMG]

    The one reason I want to use a speaker powered by my receiver is so that someone would be able to listen to TV/Movies while using the bathroom.

    I guess it needs to be water-proof. I would also like something small. In-wall is not an option since this is for an apartment.

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks
    Tom
     
  2. JohnnyN

    JohnnyN Stunt Coordinator

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    upgrade and retire your HTiB to the bathroom.
     
  3. Kenneth Harden

    Kenneth Harden Screenwriter

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    Look at Radioshack or Parts Express for cheap indoor/outdoor speakers. They are somewhat cheap and weatherproof.
     
  4. Tim Streagle

    Tim Streagle Stunt Coordinator

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    Go to ebay or some such site and look for Advent Calypso's(discontinued or Out of business). $50/pr. and they are moisture resistant. They sound like really good $50 speakers.
     
  5. Jim Rakowiecki

    Jim Rakowiecki Stunt Coordinator

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    I found these onthe radio shack web site.
    http://www.radioshack.com/product.as...5Fid=40%2D5041
    Ya know while your running wires you could very easily pull a video cable in as well and run a small monitor.
    You would probably need a video amp but I think radio shack has those also.
    Just a thought.
    Since this is an apartment have you considered wireless?
     
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    I have a great in-bathroom sub...[​IMG]
     
  7. CalvinCarr

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    Get some wireless outdoor speakers from Best Buy.
     
  8. Tommy_N

    Tommy_N Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks for all the suggestions.

    Of course now thanks to Jim, I'm debating about adding a small monitor. (Bad enough that when the weather is this cold I barely leave the house, besides going to work. Now I won't even leave the bathroom [​IMG] )

    Wireless would probably work really well. I'm not too concerned about sound quality. Then in a couple years when I buy I place I can use them outside.

    thanks again

    Tom
     
  9. Mike Wilk

    Mike Wilk Stunt Coordinator

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    I have a pair that look like this Radio Shack set -

    White RCA® 50-Watt, 2-Way Die-Cast Mini-Speaker (Each)
    $39.99 Brand: RCA
    Catalog #: 40-5002 Model: PRO-X44AV

    I don't think I paid that much but I've had them probably 10 or 12 years in the bathroom. So far, the stream from showers, etc hasn't hurt them nor have the several times they've been knocked to the floor. They weigh upwards 5 lbs a piece.

    YMMV
     

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