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Triad Distributed Audio Series In-Ceiling And In-Wall Speakers Overview

Control4 released 14 new models of in-ceiling and in-wall speakers by Triad. The new Triad Distributed Audio Series are divided into three

Triad Distributed Audio Series In-Ceiling And In-Wall Speakers Overview
RBH Sound SI-615 In-Ceiling Atmos Speakers Review

The RBH Sound SI-615 Signature Series in-ceiling speakers with backboxes proved to be a transformative sonic experience while updating my

RBH Sound SI-615 In-Ceiling Atmos Speakers Review
Sonance Mariner Speakers Promise Superior Sonics And Rugged Build

With the Mariner series of all-weather speakers, Sonance claims to offer audiophile sound-quality in outdoor environments. We discuss

Sonance Mariner Speakers Promise Superior Sonics And Rugged Build

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Triad Distributed Audio Series In-Ceiling And In-Wall Speakers Overview

Triad Distributed Audio Series In-Ceiling And In-Wall Speakers Overview

The new Triad Distributed Audio Series in-ceiling and in-wall speakers offer what parent company Control4 calls “discreet, designer-friendly solutions for multi-room audio installations on any budget.” There are 14 models divided into three price/performance levels using different driver materials. Prices start at just $125 each and they look great. Read on to learn more.

Control4 released 14 new models of in-ceiling and in-wall speakers by Triad. The new Triad Distributed Audio Series are divided into three price/performance levels using different driver materials.

— June 18, 2019 00:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

RBH Sound SI-615 In-Ceiling Atmos Speakers Review

RBH Sound SI-615 In-Ceiling Atmos Speakers Review

I recently undated the Audioholics Showcase Home to 7.5.4 Immersive Surround sound and needed two pairs of discrete in-ceiling speakers to serve as the height channels (we don't do bouncy house at Audioholics). RBH Sound's new SI-615 Signature series with BC-6R insulated backcans are the best match for their upscale Signature reference series box speakers so they were the natural choice. Read about how their addition was a transformative sonic experience to my system.

The RBH Sound SI-615 Signature Series in-ceiling speakers with backboxes proved to be a transformative sonic experience while updating my reference system to 7.5.4 immersive surround sound.

— March 12, 2019 23:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

Sonance Mariner Speakers Promise Superior Sonics And Rugged Build

Sonance Mariner Speakers Promise Superior Sonics And Rugged Build

With the Mariner series of all-weather speakers, Sonance claims to offer audiophile sound-quality in outdoor environments. The Mariners are designed to withstand the elements while delivering tunes to your deck, patio, or other exterior space. A full review of the flagship Mariner 86 model is in the works, but here’s an overview of the range as a whole. We also included a YouTube unboxing video of the Mariner 86 to whet your appetite.

With the Mariner series of all-weather speakers, Sonance claims to offer audiophile sound-quality in outdoor environments. We discuss performance enhancements and unbox the Mariner 86 via YouTube.

— September 27, 2018 08:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

3 Slick Monitor Audio In-Wall WSS Speakers Offer Thin Profile, Big Sound

3 Slick Monitor Audio In-Wall WSS Speakers Offer Thin Profile, Big Sound

Speaker manufacturer Monitor Audio released details of their super slim 2" deep in-wall speakers recently. Dubbed the WSS speakers, Monitor Audio has given the consumer a choice of three models all which share the same footprint and pre-construction bracket. The WSS130, WSS230, and WSS430 will range in price from $350 - $650ea. If you love the sound of their box speakers but don't have the space, read on to see if this option works for you.

Monitor Audio new super slim line up of in-wall speakers maybe thin in profile but big on sound. Dubbed the WSS speakers, Monitor Audio has given the consumer a choice of three models. Read on.

— May 04, 2018 00:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

Goldenear Invisa Signature Point Source In-Wall Speaker Preview

Goldenear Invisa Signature Point Source In-Wall Speaker Preview

Looking for a truly supreme in-wall speaker with a sound to justify the cost. You may want to give the Goldenear Invisa Signature Point Source In-Wall Speaker a second look. The Invisa Signature was recently released at the 2017 CEDIA Expo show and at $1,000/ea stands to be one of the best new release, hi-end, in-wall speakers that we saw at CEDIA. Read our in-depth article to find out why.

Speaker manufacturer Goldenear released details of their new inwall speaker recently at CEDIA. Dubbed the Invisa Signature Point Source Inwall speaker it has four 5.25" unidentical drivers. Read on.

— October 11, 2017 00:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

Control4 Introduces New Triad Designer Series In-Ceiling Speaker Line

Control4 Introduces New Triad Designer Series In-Ceiling Speaker Line

Control4 Corporation announced the availability of the new Triad Designer Series of high-performance in-ceiling speakers. The Triad Designer Series in-ceiling speakers are said to deliver rich, full sound from a tiny four-inch, flush-mount speaker grill, making them the ideal solution for both beautiful sound performance and elegant home design. But, we also wonder if they would serve equally well as a height channel for Atmos/DTS:X installations. Read on to find out why.

Control4 announced the new Triad Designer Series of high-performance in-ceiling speakers. Rich bass and wide dispersion properties makes us wonder if they'd be suited for Atmos/DTS installations.

— September 22, 2017 08:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

Pro Audio SCRS-6c-iw In-Wall or In-Ceiling Speaker Preview

Pro Audio SCRS-6c-iw In-Wall or In-Ceiling Speaker Preview

Looking for your new in-wall or in-ceiling speakers to complete you new Dolby Atmos or DTS:X home theater room? Home audio company Pro Audio recently released their new SCRS-6c-iw 8” in wall or in ceiling speaker. The speaker measures in at an 8” square, but the 3.9” depth may be just what you need to fit into a standard 2x4 wall. At $1000/ea they are competitively priced with other mid speakers of the same quality, but do they have what it takes to make them stand out and justify the $1K price point per speaker for a room that might contain 8-10 of them? Read on to find out.

Looking for dynamic in-wall or in-ceiling speakers to complete your Dolby Atmos or DTS:X home theater room? Check our our preview of Pro Audio's new SCRS-6c-iw in wall or in ceiling speaker.

— April 02, 2017 20:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

KEF Ci5160REF $10k/ea In Wall Speaker Preview

KEF Ci5160REF $10k/ea In Wall Speaker Preview

Looking for a great in wall speaker for your better than cinema quality home theater? Check out the new Ci5160REF-THX in wall speakers from KEF. With four 6.5" bass drivers and KEF's awesome 5 inch MF/HF Uni-Q array this might be the speaker for your needs. But with a price point of $10,000 each are they worth it? Read on to find out.

Looking for a great in wall speaker for your better than cinema quality home theater? Check out the new Ci5160REF-THX in wall speakers from KEF. with a price point of $10,000 each are they worth it?

— February 20, 2017 07:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

KEF Ci4100QL-THX In-Wall Speaker Preview

KEF Ci4100QL-THX In-Wall Speaker Preview

Looking for a great in-wall speaker for your custom designed home theater? We got a chance to demo KEF's new Ci4100QL-THX in-wall speaker at the 2016 CEDIA EXPO and were impressed by its great sound. It features (3) 4" bass drivers, and (1) 4" Uni-Q concentric driver with an integrated .75" tweeter. At $600/each and a name like KEF, this speaker might be just what you're looking for. Read on to find out more.

Looking for an affordable in-wall speaker for your custom designed home theater? We saw KEF's new Ci4100QL-THX in-wall speaker at the 2016 CEDIA EXPO and were impressed by its great sound. Read on.

— December 04, 2016 23:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

Paradigm and Revel Outdoor Garden Speakers Preview

Paradigm and Revel Outdoor Garden Speakers Preview

A real theme at CEDIA in Dallas, Texas this year was bringing the sound of the indoors to the outside. Many manufacturers such as Revel and Paradigm are making quality weatherproof loudspeakers capable of blending into the landscaping while also providing flexible installation options. Imagine the surprise on your friends and families faces when they try to figure out where all that great sound is coming from. Read on to find out how.

Bringing indoor sound to your outdoor environment was a real theme at the CEDIA EXPO this year. Check out some of outdoor garden speakers we saw from Revel and Paradigm.

— November 28, 2016 20:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

KEF Ci200QSb-THX and Ci200TRb In Wall Subwoofer Preview

KEF Ci200QSb-THX and Ci200TRb In Wall Subwoofer Preview

Looking for a great in wall sub to add bass to your home theater, outdoor patio, or yacht? Check out KEF's new Ci200QSb-THX and Ci200TRb in wall subs. The Ci200QSb-THX is a great 8" sub that can be configured with other Ci200QSb-THX subs to make them THX Select 2 or even THX Ultra 2 certified for larger home theaters. If you're looking for great bass but don't have the floor space, Kef may have your solution with these new in-wall products.

KEF announced their Ci200QSb-THX and Ci200TRb in wall or in-ceiling subwoofers. The Ci200QSb is a THX-certified 8” square subwoofer with lots of configuration options. Great bass without floor space?

— October 24, 2016 10:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

GoldenEar's Invisible Dolby Atmos System Demo at CEDIA 2016

GoldenEar's Invisible Dolby Atmos System Demo at CEDIA 2016

GoldenEar wanted to prove that you can have all the benefits of Dolby Atmos (and by extension DTS:X) in an all-architectural installation. We love immersive audio but want to make sure we give accurate impressions—not just marketing gimmicks. We sat in on GoldenEar's self-proclaimed "invisible Atmos" demonstration for a listen to see if they could pull it off. Read on to see what we thought about it and check out our little YouTube video teaser of their new impressive SuperSub X compact subwoofer.

GoldenEar's invisible Dolby Atmos system consisted of Invisa MPX in-wall speakers for the main and rear channels, Invisa HTR 7000 speakers for height, SuperSat 60C soundbar, and SuperSub X subwoofer.

— September 21, 2016 00:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

RSL C34E In-Ceiling Speaker Preview

RSL C34E In-Ceiling Speaker Preview

RSL has quickly become an Audioholic favorite for compact systems with their powerhouse 5.1 setup. Now RSL has launched their C34E in-ceiling loudspeaker that makes a perfect compliment for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X immersive audio installations as well outfitting your residence for whole-home audio. A dual woofer design; silk dome pivoting tweeter; and a low, 4" profile make these speakers perfect for new construction or retrofitting. High quality parts, great design, and a ridiculously low price make these new in-ceiling speakers from RSL something to keep an eye on.

The RSL C34E in-ceiling speakers sport dual 4 1/2” polypropylene woofers in a lateral driver alignment, 7/8” pivoting silk-dome tweeter, and are suited for stereo or Dolby Atmos/DTS:X surround sound.

— December 27, 2015 15:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews

Monitor Audio CP-IW260X & CP-IW460X In-Wall Speakers Preview

Monitor Audio CP-IW260X & CP-IW460X In-Wall Speakers Preview

For over 40 years, Monitor Audio has been building speakers, and according to them “continually fine-tuning … technology to create generations of gorgeous hi-fi and home theatre speaker systems.” The CP-IW260X and CP-IW460X are the result of those four decades of refinement. The new ‘Controlled Performance’ CP in-wall LCR speakers speakers look pretty promising. Both feature Monitor Audio’s latest drivers in compact three-way, five-driver configurations.

The Monitor Audio CP-IW260X and CP-IW460X are no slouches. With five drivers each - built on 40 years of experience - they are serious in-wall speakers. Click through for pictures and to learn more.

— December 13, 2015 21:00 in In-Wall & Outdoor Speaker Reviews