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  1. GoldenEar Releases New In-Ceiling Speaker Option (SP 652)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The Baltimore-based company GoldenEar is universally known for its well-reviewed Triton Series of speakers, and the company’s founder, Sandy Gross, is legendary in audio circles. In fact, GoldenEar is far from his first go-around. He also co-founded Definitive Technology and Polk Audio (the...
  2. sauna in-wall speaker

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Greetings, I'd like to put a speaker in or on the wall of a small sauna that I'm building as part of a basement remodel. This is a Finnish (dry) sauna, so it's very hot and dry (low humidity). The sauna company recommends placing the speaker low-down, underneath the benches. Any...
  3. In-wall enclosure help!

    DIY Speakers
    :help:I have always been an A/V enthusiast, however I'm new to the DIY world of it. I am currently finishing the basement of our new home and I am including a home theater room but I have some obstacles I need to build around. I am doing a 7.2 system and the 2 side surround speakers I have are...
  4. wamt to build in-wall AV rack

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Good morning , I want to build an in-wall AV rack. Did a quick search on google but did not find anything with step by step instruction. I am therefore seeking your help in that area. Thank you Alain
  5. In-wall XLR?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Can someone here recommend cable to use for in wall XLR? I need to run two XLR connections to my front subwoofer locations, and there are Wall plates with XLR on them but solder pads on the back (which is fine) - but i'm not sure what the proper in wall wire to use for XLR would be - as it's...
  6. FS: Monster Central Lighting Systems IlluminEssence In-Wall Light Controller IWC600

    Classifieds - Remotes, Cables and Accessories
    Monster Central Lighting Systems IlluminEssence In-Wall Light Controller IWC600 with Dimmer Control and 4 Scene Pushbuttons for Intuitive Single-Room and "Whole Home" Scene Control at your Fingertips, Without Any New Wiring These sell for $149 online. I got a few extra so am selling them for...
  7. Suggestions for In Wall surrounds ,please

    Home Audio Speakers
    My dedicated home theater is getting closer to completion and i still need to find some good in wall surrounds (2 sets) needed. AV is Onkyo 807 , and the front sound stage is Infinity Classia . My budget is spread pretty thin at this point from ALL the upgrades to molding , carpet etc. So I...
  8. putting a in-wall subwoofer in a window seat?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Newbie alert. Home Theater Direct (htd.com) has started selling a 10" in-wall subwoofer (HD-IWS10A). I dont really have the skills of a cabinet maker, but we are having some built-ins put in and my wife would like to get rid of the of the floor sub. I am planning on placing the sub in a widow...
  9. Ceiling 6.0 Speaker Setup + 1.1 In-Wall (Possibly 7.0 + Regular 0.1) ~ $2000

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Alright, so I have a bit of a challenge for you guys. I hardly know anything about speakers that go in the ceiling but after much argument, this is what my parents said they want in their living room because they want nothing on the floors. They drilled the holes in the places I told them and...
  10. Cat6 for in-wall line audio?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I'm building a new HT and am about to cover up the walls (after inspections, of course). Video will be via projector (Panny PT-AE4000) and AVR will be in adjacent closet. I want to add connectivity for my laptop to the rear of the room so we can connect my laptop to the projector. I've...
  11. DSR7997 In-Wall A/V Rack

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    A while back I asked for help in deciding which way to go with my A/V rack needs and below are pictures of the process and end result. I was initially going to add an entire room on but in the end felt that an in-wall rack would suite my needs..... At least for now. :bigsmile: My only regret is...
  12. Info on New Home Theater Direct In-Wall Sub/Amp Combo?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Home Theater Direct (htd.com) has started selling a 10" in-wall subwoofer (HD-IWS10A) and power amplifier (SDA-100) combination recently. I have searched the web for reviews and experiences with this product, but I haven't been able to find any since it is so new. Does anyone have information on...
  13. In-wall speakers at drywall joint?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm getting ready to finish up hanging the drywall, and the way it is looking I'm going to have my in-wall speakers located such that they will overlap the horizontal drywall joint. Do I need to do anything special, possibly put some sort of backer plate or reinforcement at these joints where...
  14. In-Wall cables (power, hdmi, component, etc)

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have my lcd wall mounted and i would prefer to have the cables hidden, If i were to run cables through the wall, first off what special cables do i need (in-wall safe/compliant?) and also how would i provide surge protection for the power outlet that will be hidden behind the tv on the wall? i...
  15. In-wall Interconnects?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Does anyone know where I can find some in-wall interconnects? I want to run a cable from my TV in the wall over to where my treadmill rests. I plan on using a keystone type connection at the wall and then running a cable from the keystone to my treadmill. That way I dont have to crank up the...
  16. In-Wall Speaker Box Solutions?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello Everyone! I am swapping out my floor standing towers (Polk Audio RT600i) for in-wall LCR (Klipsch R-5502's). I don't want to just pop 'em in the wall because I know the mid bass will suffer. I am looking @ Dynamat Enwall but I haven't seen any reviews on it. I've used Dynamat in my car...
  17. in-wall speaker mounting best practices

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi All, I'm starting to build my basement HT room, and have the drywall stage coming up this weekend. I plan to create in-wall boxes for the front and center speakers, then cover with the stock grills. my question is, should i carpet the inner walls of the boxes, or can i leave them drywalled...
  18. In-Wall wiring

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have started my HT build and was wondering if I run smurf tube and PVC conduit do I need to run the CL2 rated wire? Will post pictures later of HT build.
  19. In-wall Install (speaker, HDMI, electrical)

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Do I need to be concern is with electrical or other type of interf. when running bundled speaker, HDMI and electrical wiring???? My HDTV will be above the fireplace and I need to run HDMI and electrical on the same run...any prob there? I also have to run speaker wires but I think that is not...
  20. Niles IW770FX In-Wall Loudspeakers Review

    Unofficial Equipment Reviews (Non HTS Reviewers)
    Niles IW770FX In-Wall Loudspeakers Quick Review By: Adriano Aragon An essential component of a home theater is one's ability to enjoy it. Nothing facilitates that better than a product with a high wife-acceptance factor. Enter In-walls. Stealth speakers are more frequently finding their way...