In-Walls

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  1. Dan*F

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    What are the pros and cons of in wall speakers?
     
  2. WoodyD

    WoodyD Auditioning

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    I'm planning on setting up a new 7.1 HT system and would also be interested in what folks have to say re:in-wall/ceiling speakers (I'm also new to HT, so please keep it simple). I was thinking of using in-wall/ceiling as rear speakers; but was afraid I would be compromising sonic quality for inconspicuous speakers? The room has a high (18') cathedral ceiling and I'd think angled in-ceiling speakers might be a possibility. Any help out there?
     
  3. Wayne A. Pflughaupt

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    The pros are a no-brainer: Aesthetic appeal, no real estate in the room required.

    The cons are typically compromised performance: Some coloration due to the wall being a poor enclosure, loss of imaging, poor bass characteristics, etc.

    The best of both worlds is usually to use regular speakers for the fronts, and in-walls for the rears.

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    Wayne A. Pflughaupt
     
  4. mike__j

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    Using the in wall for the rear and something different for the from is what I have in mind. What would be a good choise for the rear speakers. I am thinking of speaker craft. Any suggestions?
     
  5. Philip Hamm

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    I have Proficient In-ceiling speakers in my house and I'm thrilled with them. They sound much better than I expected that they would pre-installation. Proficient is an in-wall specialist.
     
  6. Parker Clack

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    Philip:

    I have a friend, Larry Jones in the HT Contruction area, that is wanting to put in-ceiling speakers in his house for the rears to his new HT/Entertainment room. If you could give him some info on what you found out that would be great.

    Parker
     
  7. Philip Hamm

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    Off to HT construction......... [​IMG]
     

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