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  1. time to retire old floor stand speaker and replace with in-wall

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have old Sansui speakers, they still sound excellent after 30+ years, but the wife does not want to see any wires anymore so I will go with in-wall speakers. I know, a lot of you will tell me that it will not sound the same; but I'm over 60 :olddude:now and not sure I would hear a big...
  2. Comparable Speaker to Proficient W895s Inwall Speaker?

    AV Home Theater
    Hi, What is the most comparable Martin & Logan speaker by model# please to the Proficient W895s Inwall Speaker? These will be for rear channel speakers Thanks
  3. Help Installing a Sanus Rack In-Wall

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have a Sanus 15u rack (see pic) that I would like to put in-wall at about 3 feet off the floor. The area behind the wall is unfinished. Any ideas on how best to frame out the opening and elevate it in the unfinished space. I've included a picture of the space with a super imposed image of...
  4. In-wall subs

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hi Guys I currently have the CSW155 paired with RC80i in-ceilings in my kitchen/dining room. I'm using the SWA500 amp. I love them, and most people say the sound in my kitchen is better than their living/home theater room. (Of course, these are not aficionado's like us lot on AVS.) I'm moving...
  5. Best way to test HDMI cable before in-wall installation ?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi guys ... I have a few long HDMI cables which I'd like to test thoroughly before I do an in-wall installation ... One is the BlueRigger 75ft HDMI cable, and the other is one of those 60ft long RedMere cables from Monoprice .... I need to install both. Both cables will be used to connect AVR...
  6. Locking HDMI Cables, Using IN-WALL CL Rated Cables?

    System Setup and Connection
    Locking HDMI Cables - Good or Bad???? I am so sorry, but I posted this message on another forum thread here, thinking that was the one, but then just saw this, and realized this is the place to go and park. I've had a multitude of issues with my YAMAHA RECEIVER RX-V475, which I bought at...
  7. High efficiency in-wall (ish) behind AT screen

    DIY Speakers
    I have been doing alot of modeling and thinking about this plan. I think I have a solution and wanted to get your thoughts on it. Looking to try to maximize performance on a budget here and still be able to place the speakers behind the screen. I have about 115 watts per channel available. I...
  8. In-wall center speaker suggestions

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am going to install my center speaker in-wall behind my acoustical projection screen because it would be to low. My right and left are going to be floor standing. I need suggestions on a good in-wall center speaker. Does anyone use one or have experience with them. Please let me know. Thanks
  9. VM Audio VM-WA8-E In-wall Speaker Review

    Home Audio Speakers
    I needed to find a decent pair of in-wall speakers for my loving room since my wife's cat decided to scratch the hell out of my Tritrix TL's. So I stumbled upon these budget-friendly in-walls by VM Audio. Here is my review of these surprisingly good performers for the $. Unboxing: The speakers...
  10. In-wall speaker location

    System Setup and Connection
    Adding an 80" Sharp to my basement wall. Had in- wall front speakers pre wired. Was planning for a smaller screen b4 the 80" opportunity came up. My question is where should I place the speakers? If placed to the left and right the 80" screen will cover some/all the speakers up. So do I place...
  11. Smallest or in-wall av processor?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Is there such a thing as in-wall or hidden AV processor? I heard that Olufsen is making such a thing, but very pricey. Anyone else makes one? Just process no power amp, to be used with active speakers. Going for the clean look, just TV and nothing else.
  12. high efficiency in-wall help

    DIY Speakers
    Looking to build some high efficiency in-wall speakers. I don't have depth to do a compression/waveguide. I ran across this tweeter......the only thing is the frequency response drops above 10khz. This fits the budget, size restriction, power handling and output potential. Just concerned...
  13. Okay to use ordinary Ethernet cable for in-wall installations ?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi guys ... I wanted to get everyone's opinion on whether it's okay to use normal custom-length cut CAT 5e/6 Ethernet cable for running it between floors through walls .. I actually have my wireless router on ground floor (i.e. 1st floor for US folks), and its signals kinda struggle when I move...
  14. HTD In-Wall speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    Does anyone have any first hand experience with the in wall speakers sold by Home Theater Direct? I see the advertisement at the top of the page all of the time so I started looking at the in-walls. I'm thinking of using them in my bonus room with an older Yamaha surround sound receiver that I...
  15. In-wall and other acoustic advice

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I have an asymmetrical HT room build in the works and I'm looking for some advice on speaker type selection, placement and such. I have changed the layout from putting the screen at the end of the long end of the room to a wide room arrangement as in the picture below: This arrangement seems to...
  16. I need to find a in-wall Radio for my kid...

    Chat Box SWAMP
    I put this in Off-topic because I dont know if this is ON-topic :P Anyway, I`m re-bulding the small bathroom for my 10year old Kid. And the only wish he had if he ever got a new bath, is a radio in the shower. Since I not going to buy a shower with built in radio, I want to place a marine...
  17. In-Wall speaker suggestions

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Here is my current setup. The sound is great! I hate the look. I would love to make the speakers disappear but not loose much sound quality :D The wall the TV is on was put up by me it hides a gas meter. I can do any needed construction. I'm thinking of putting the in-walls just below the...
  18. 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
  19. Monoprice Polypropylene 2-way In-Wall Speakers Discussion

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hey, guys, I just finished up a review of the Monoprice Polypropylene 2-way In-Wall Speakers here: http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/speaker-subwoofer-reviews/67194-monoprice-polypropylene-2-way-wall-speakers.html Feel free to discuss in this thread. Thanks, Erin
  20. Monoprice Polypropylene 2-way In-Wall Speakers

    Speaker and Subwoofer Reviews
    Monoprice Polypropylene 2-way In-Wall Speakers Foreword: I recently purchased a set of the Monoprice Polyprop 2.5 way in-wall speakers to use in my garage. I chose these particular speakers because polypropylene is more tolerant of the garage environment in the long term. Since there are...