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post #1 of 4 Old 05-12-08, 04:09 PM
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Newbie looking for in-ceiling speaker advice

Hi All,

I'm building a new house that's been pre-wired for multi-room audio. I'm also putting in a dedicated room for HT, but that's in the future and another post!

I would like some advice on in-ceiling speakers. I'm looking for better than background music -- something that provides good frequency response where the bass isn't muddled and also has good imaging. The company that did the wiring is recommending Destination Audio AC-640's at $185 a pair.

Are there better speakers for less cost out there or are the AC-640's the best bang for the buck? Also, any recommendations for wall-mounted outdoor speakers for patio and deck?
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post #2 of 4 Old 05-12-08, 04:41 PM
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... I would like some advice on in-ceiling speakers. I'm looking for better than background music -- something that provides good frequency response where the bass isn't muddled and also has good imaging. The company that did the wiring is recommending Destination Audio AC-640's at $185 a pair.

Are there better speakers for less cost out there or are the AC-640's the best bang for the buck? Also, any recommendations for wall-mounted outdoor speakers for patio and deck?
First of all ... Welcome to the forum

In case that you don't have the specifications of the speakers for comparison with other ... here is a link http://www.destinationaudio.com/html/ac640.htm ...

I don't know anything about In-walls or In-ceiling speakers ... I bought two pairs of In-walls from Radio Shack a long time ago, but I didn't care about the frequency response, I just wanted some background music

Here is a link if you want to compare something http://www.radioshack.com/search/ind...ion=1&x=16&y=7
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Welcome to the Shack,...
I have not heard the Destination Audio stuff, but I would bet they are a pretty good speaker. Just about everything designed or built by RBH Sound is of high quality. The DA line appears to be a little less expensive than the other RBH lines so it may be one of the better values out there,.... but I can only speculate based on their speakers that I have heard in the past.

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