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  1. In-Ceiling Speakers 5.1 Setup

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi Guys, I've been renovating my house lately and soon I will be ready to install the in-ceiling speakers in the rec room/theater. The room is about 15'x12'. I used 5/8" drywall in the ceiling with 2 layers of safe n sound. The framing in the ceiling is 2x10. I've already run the 12 gauge wire...
  2. 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...
  3. Bass From Above: Beale Street Audio’s New In-Ceiling Subwoofers (ICS6, ICS8)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    In-wall speakers are one way to create a clean looking media space, but in-wall and on-wall subwoofers aren’t exactly commonplace. Speakers placed in walls are less likely to rattle and create annoying vibrations simply because they are riding less meddlesome frequencies. But deep bass? Well...
  4. Atlantic Technology is Poised to Release a New In-Ceiling Atmos Speaker (IC-6 OBA)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Object Based Audio is one of the more exciting Home Theater tech advancements in recent years. Not only does it add a sense of dimensionality to sound that we’ve yet to experience, it’s also adaptive to varying setups. Because Atmos and DTS-X code sounds as objects (as opposed to assigning...
  5. 40ft HDMI cable recommendations for in-ceiling install ?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi guys, I need some HDMI cable recommendations for an in-ceiling installation in my Home Theater room. The length needs to be about 25 ~ 35 ft, but I'm probably going to get a 40 ft cable just to cater for some unexpected length additions. I want a cable that's as future proof as possible, so...
  6. ATMOS in-ceiling backer boxes

    DIY Speakers
    Hey all I am wondering if there is an ideal volume for a 6.5" in-ceiling speaker backer box. My joist space will be insulated and drywalled long in advance of knowing what speakers I'll end up with. Budget focused on building right now. So far I am planning on 1 cubic ft. The box dimensions...
  7. Monoprice in-ceiling Speakers for Dolby Atmos

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi folks, Has anyone used monoprice in-ceiling speakers in an atmos configuration. I have a klipsch reference 5.2 setup, and was thinking of getting a pair of the monoprice 8" Kevlar 2-Way In-Ceiling Speakers. I'd love to hear your feedback. Thanks
  8. Boston VSi Series In-wall, In-ceiling BlowOut

    Great Deals and Specials
    Some serious good prices at AC4L - worth taking a look at. http://www.accessories4less.com/index.php?page=search&search_query=bosvsi&x=0&y=0
  9. Backer Boxes for recessed lights and in-ceiling speakers

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Salutations one and all, I was reading this article on the construction of backer boxes: http://www.soundproofingcompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/CIM-backer-box-installation-web.pdf One item that is not covered is whether the recessed light is somehow attached to the backer box or just...
  10. Professional In-Ceiling Speaker Installers, I need your help.

    System Setup and Connection
    My neighbor just purchased a new home. There are 5 speakers in the family room and two speakers in both the patio and the living room. All in-ceiling. The installation was done (I am pretty sure) by a professional. All the wires are covered with blue covering. The 5 speakers in the family room...
  11. One in-ceiling speaker placement problem. Your thoughts, please

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have a 5.1 system with in-ceiling speakers by SpeakerCraft. The only reason that I do not have surround-backs (7.1 system) is the fact that there is a wall 20 inches behind my seating area. The surrounds are over head to my left and right installed in a 10 foot high ceiling and 3 feet from...
  12. In-Ceiling Speakers for Music and Movies

    Home Audio Speakers
    Do to restraints (space and others....) I am stuck using a 5.1 in ceiling surround system. My budget is at around $2000 for the speakers. I was originally looking at the following: 3 Definitive Tech UIW RCS III (LCR) 2 Definitive Tech UIW RSS III (Surround) But then someone turned me onto...
  13. In-ceiling speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am installing in-ceiling speakers throughout my new home remodel - including bedrooms, dining area, formal lounge. In my living room I have a separate home theater set up with traditional 5.1 system. My question on which I need advice is what in- ceiling speakers to go for. I have been...
  14. KEF to Show New Ci In-Wall, In-Ceiling Speakers at CEDIA 2012

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  15. Nice in-ceiling surround speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    Now that my work is scaling back and I can finally finish that kitchen/great room remodel, I am seriously thinking about the AV setup there. It will end up being a long room (~32') by around 15' wide. Lots of openings and such. TV is a plasma mounted over the fireplace. I will probably...
  16. Newbie looking for in-ceiling speaker advice

    Home Audio Speakers
    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...
  17. Wiring a single point stereo in-ceiling speaker to work as dipole.

    Home Audio Speakers
    I was recently at my local "hi-end" speaker store and they were informing me that a single stereo in-ceiling speaker (1 woofer, 2 tweeters) can be rewired to be used as a dipole. Has anyone had experience with this? Exactly how do you do it? :help: