In Wall Speaker Review
In-wall speakers, also known as recessed ceiling speakers, are
an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy music while keeping
the speakers invisible.
This type of speaker system has many advantages over a conventional
speaker. The most noted being, they only require limited space,
and as such are suitable to install in small or formal areas such
as kitchens, dining rooms, and bathrooms.
Other names for in-wall speakers are in-ceiling speaker and recessed
Types of In-Wall Speakers
There are hundreds of in-wall speakers available in the market,
most with state of the art featuret. This makes it difficult to
choose between different kinds of in-wall speakers.
Surround Sound In-Wall Speaker
In-wall surround sound speaker systems are most ideal in a home
In-wall surround speaker systems include: subwoofers, volume controls,
cables, and two or more speakers including a rear speaker.
Generally, surround sound speaker systems are available in two
designs: monopole and bipole.
Matrix sound and discrete sound are among the prime technologies
employed for the performance of surround speaker system.
In-wall surround sound speaker system also has some disadvantages.
Since it has static position, in-wall surround sound speaker systems
sometimes lead to poor accuracy. Further, its installation cost
is high. Another factor affecting proper functioning of in-wall
surround sound speakers is diffraction loss.
Positioning Your In-Wall Speakers
The place you install your in-wall speaker is where it will give
you the best possible audio listening quality.
For movie, or music, the best position is your ear level. Thats
at a height of about 40 inches above the floor level.
You also need to consider the space between each speaker. The basic
rule is to keep them about six to ten feet away from each other
and at least three feet away from the corners of the room. This
will ensure that the sound quality is the best possible one for
the space concerned.
A big advantage of wall mounted speakers is that their position
can be changed. The ball and socket design of the wall-mounted speakers
allow easy movement during the positioning of the shaft.
Angling of the speakers is achieved using the mounting shaft. These
will generally allow direction at any angle through 180 degrees.
Wall mounting brackets make positioning the speakers in inconvenient
places, such as high on the ceiling, near a corner, or against the
side of an angled wall, has become easy.
In-Wall Speaker Buying Guide
Before selecting a wall-mounted speaker must make sure that the
speaker’s impedance and power matches with that of amplifier.
Power Rating - The speaker’s power rating
should be at least that of the output power coming from the amplifier.
Impedence Rating - The speaker’s OHM rating
should also match with the amplifier.
Size - There is no relation between the quality
and the size of the speakers. Some wall-mounted speaker systems
come with tiny satellite speakers to handle high and midrange frequencies
and a subwoofer is used for extra bass.
Manufacture Warranties - check websites for speaker
manufacturers to get all the relevant details. You can also search
online for reviews from other wall-mounted speaker customers to
help you make the right choice.
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