Dayton in-wall speakers

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  1. harimo

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    Hi;

    I have noticed that quite a few people have talked about the Dayton subwoofer from partsexpress.com. Has anyone tried their in-wall speakers ? I am considering them for a basement hometheater (projector + screen) setup. I need a decent set of in-wall speakers (5.1 set around $500).

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    Harimo
     
  2. Wayne Ernst

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    Harimo,

    A few years back, I purchased a pair of Dayton in-wall speakers. The pair I purchased was part #: 300-429 which are 3-way speakers with 8" woofers. I found them to be extremely well built for the money. I only ended up using them for a short time because I then went to a 5-speaker system.
     
  3. Craig Treusdell

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    I have been looking at the same thing but would like some more opinions on SQ and volume relative to price, since in-walls are the only option for the in-laws, and the Dayton flagship would not set me back all that much. I don't like buying speakers without either much positive feedback or a demo.
     
  4. Wayne Ernst

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    If anyone is seriously considering the 8" 3-way Dayton speakers, I have one pair available. They were never abused, and used very little while I had them installed.

    The only issue is that I applied a light coat of tan paint to the grills and front frame of the speaker. The baffle is still black - as it was originally. I've had mine packed away for over a year now, because I pulled them out of the walls when I went with 5 matched speakers instead.

    The 8" 3-way Dayton speakers are some good speakers that produce some good bass. If anyone was going to use them, but didn't have access to a subwoofer, then these speakers would be a good fit.
     

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