Question about in-wall speakers

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  1. ToddP

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    I have no experience with in-wall speakers. A friend is looking to get some in-wall speakers, and is looking for some suggestions. He's looking to keep it under $250 for the pair. Any recommendations and personal experiences would be appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    Without having any specifics, generally they are not so great for the main front speakers (especially in that price range). They have very poor imaging and awful-sounding bass, because of they cause the drywall to resonate. From a performance respective, using the speaker of your choice as a baseline, it'll take twice the money for an in-wall to match its performance.

    In-walls work well for the rear speakers, though.

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    Sorry, I should have specified. The in-walls will be used for his rear speakers.
     
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    I'm using Sonance 622t for my main L&R and rear surrounds but they ran me $380 a pair. I wired before I sheetrocked and went with 5/8" board and glued it to the studs, then used a ton of 2" drywall screws. Check out their site sonance.com. They also have an awesome line of speakers in a lower price range. Hope this helps. Mike.
     

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