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In-wall speaker recommendations?

by cardvol / March 11, 2007 10:28 AM PDT

in wall fronts and center, in-celing rears. need a sub as well. looking for great quality but not necessarily audiophile, top-of-the-line stuff.

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Very tempting to hide those nasty old speakers
by NM_Bill / March 11, 2007 11:09 AM PDT

It seems nearly every speaker company has jumped to meet consumer interest. The idea gets the wife approval factor (WAF.)

Unfortunately, to hide as in-wall, in-ceiling, or nearly as convenient as thin & on-wall, has to fight some laws of physics.

Assuming that this is for more than background music but stopping shy of higher end, near audiophile stuff, leaves the great, fuzzy middle.

Sources say in-wall sound can be very different from one source to another, emphasizing the necessity to listen critically to whatever demonstrations you can find.

What limited feedback I've heard tends to give Polk high marks for getting into this field early and seriously. Boston Acoustics were also recommended highly. Energy brand is in there, too.

I've heard of implementation by others as seriously compromised, again indicating listening to the group available to consider as essential to avoid a pig in a poke disappointment.

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MR CARD PLANT HANGERS
by stewart norrie / March 12, 2007 5:46 AM PDT

Cheap look awsome, even come with ceiling hooks just adjust and plop speakers in net WHY There will be no sound transfer to walls floor etc, the speakers are going to sound beautiful because of this I know this sounds stupid and cheap but I have my 7.1. atlantic technology 4200 system installed this way and the sound is so natural and clean Much better than your expensive in wall set up and you will save a bundle of money at the same time steweeeee

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