URC Enters Architectural Speaker and Outdoor Speaker Markets

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URC entered the architectural speaker market this week at the 2019 CEDIA Expo show. The new line consists of four models of in-ceiling speakers and a pair of outdoor speakers, all available mid-October. URC offers four models of in-ceiling speakers with this design. The flagship model SP-8EX features an 8-inch woven fiber cone woofer, a […]

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Wisdom Audio Uses CEDIA to Debut Sage Series Architectural In-Ceiling Speakers

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Wisdom Audio today announced the first small-aperture, in-ceiling loudspeaker as part of its loudspeaker series. Targeting high-performance audio applications where architectural design aesthetics can’t be compromised, the Sage Series ICS3 and Sub1 in-ceiling loudspeaker system blend into the environment, providing high-resolution stereo audio in a living space, media room or kitchen. Wisdom Audio will showcase […]

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Dynaudio Details CEDIA Expo 2019 Plans

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Danish loudspeaker legend Dynaudio will be showcasing a salvo of new products at this year’s CEDIA Expo 2019 in Denver. The company is taking the wraps off its Performance range, a brand-new, slimline product family comprising high-end in-wall and in-ceiling custom-installation speakers, plus a special fire-resistant back-box. Dynaudio also announced two new outdoor loudspeaker models, […]

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Meridian Intros DSP320.2 In-Ceiling and In-Wall Speaker Series

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The new DSP320.2 In-Ceiling / In-Wall Loudspeaker from Meridian are the company’s new high-end models for home theaters. For a speaker of its size (100 millimeters / 4” mounting depth), this two-channel in-ceiling and in-wall applications is spec’d to have four times the bass performance of a passive in-ceiling speaker with similar cabinet volume. The […]

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Leon Debuts New Line of In-Ceiling and Outdoor Audio Offerings at InfoComm

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Leon Speakers just introduced new models to their in-ceiling line and outdoor speaker portfolio resulting from the company’s recent acquisition of Terra Speakers. The Axis Pro Design Series is the first commercial-grade in-ceiling speakers that Leon has offered. UL listed with plenum-rated steel back cans and 70-volt transformers, Axis Pro Design is available in three […]

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James Loudspeaker Unveils Shallow Architectural Speaker

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James Loudspeaker has added a new product to its lineup of Small Aperture (SA) architectural speakers with the introduction of the 42SA-4 in-ceiling/in-wall two-way loudspeaker. The 42SA-4 is the most compact Small Aperture model, fitting easily into shallow wall or ceiling environments such as a 2×4 stud bay. The James Loudspeaker 42SA-4 utilizes proprietary drivers including an aluminum 4-inch woofer […]

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Control4 Intros Six New Models of Triad R Series In-Ceiling Speakers

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Control4 Corporation introduced today six new models of Triad R Series round in-ceiling speakers, including: Triad R06 Speaker: Designed as an affordable whole-home audio solution, the R06 speakers are available for $235 MSRP per pair and feature a 6.5-inch, durable, long-life polypropylene woofer and a 3/4-inch aimable, cloth dome tweeter. Triad R10 Series Speakers: Each […]

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Klipsch Designer Series Architectural Speakers Claim Reduced Installation Time

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Klipsch today announces the debut of its Designer Series Architectural speakers with tool-free technology that is designed to simplify and reduce installation time by up to 75 percent. The patent-pending Sky Hook by Swarm technology is a tool-free, fully automatic, self-adjusting installation system that allows integrators to simply cut a hole, attach wires and insert the speaker into the hole. Sky Hook automatically engages the doglegs, […]

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Bose Professional Ships EdgeMax In-Ceiling Loudspeakers with PhaseGuide Technology

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Bose Professional is now shipping its EdgeMax in-ceiling loudspeakers. EdgeMax loudspeakers feature proprietary Bose PhaseGuide technology, which BOSE says provides room-filling coverage while improving overall sound quality compared to the performance of conventional ceiling loudspeakers. Designed for mounting near wall boundaries, EdgeMax loudspeakers project high-frequency sound throughout rooms up to 65 feet (20 m) wide using […]

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The DaVinci Group to Debut Ultra-Thin, Single-Point Stereo Speaker

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The DaVinci Group (TDG) has created an all-new architectural in-ceiling speaker optimized for shallow-depth mounting situations that will incorporate the company’s proprietary STT Stereo Tweeter Technology. The NFS-61-5CMSTT claims to deliver single-point stereo sonic performance that rival other companies normal depth models — and does it in a thin speaker that is less than 50 […]

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Origin Acoustics Launches 4.1 In-Ceiling Multi-Finish Speaker System

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Origin Acoustics today announced the Director Multi-Finish 4.1 Speaker System, including four D38 in-ceiling recessed satellite speakers and one ICSUB6 in-ceiling subwoofer. The new Director Multi-finish 4.1 In-ceiling Speaker System is a turnkey solution for both designers and integration dealers. The D38, in-ceiling recessed lighting sized speakers were designed and finely tuned to perform in […]

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Beale Street Audio Unveils Its Slimmest In-Wall Speakers

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Beale Street Audio says it’s raising the bar of architectural audio expectations once again with the unveiling of its super-slim, two-way in-ceiling/in-wall, full range “Pancake” speakers that measures only two and three quarter inches deep. Ideal for the European market and in cities or other places where ceiling or wall depth can present installation challenges, […]

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Origin Acoustics Celebrates One-Year with Aluminum Domination

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Launching the industry’s first ever in-wall and in-ceiling aluminum speakers, Origin Acoustics says that they actually get better sound from them than using MDF or plastic ever did. Founder Jeremy Burkhardt addressed all the attendees of first press conference held here at CEDIA Expo 2015 in Dallas, by explaining that, even though many industry pundits […]

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The DaVinci Group Launches Upgraded In-Ceiling Speakers

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The DaVinci Group will launch a series of updated in-ceiling speakers under its Vanguard Dynamics brand. The new models are part of its popular Edgeless Design Series and represent a what they describe as a significant upgrade over previous versions of the same speaker models. The updated product series includes three new 6½-inch models: the […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Launches Three New Installation Speakers

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Bowers & Wilkins announced three additions to its range of custom installation speakers. The new CCM Cinema 7 in-ceiling speaker and CWM Cinema 7 in-wall speaker get their high performance thanks to the application of Bowers & Wilkins core acoustic technologies. While the new CCM632 offers discreet musical fidelity, clever new fixings now make installation […]

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AtlasIED Launches Strategy III Series In-Ceiling Speakers

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AtlasIED just launched the FAP Strategy III Series ceiling loudspeakers integrated with a Safety First Mounting System (SFMS). This technology prevents mounting tab damage during installation that other offerings suffer. The damage is caused by over torqueing during the installation process. This excessive torque can damage the mounting tabs that over time can increase the […]

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Meridian Releases Compact DSP320 Install Loudspeaker

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Meridian’s new range of compact in-wall and in-ceiling loudspeakers is dubbed the DSP320. Like Meridian’s current DSP520, the company claim the DSP320 has been introduced specifically to deliver wide dispersion for maximum listening area, with minimum unwanted diffraction thanks to careful baffle and grille design. The on-board DSP provides thermal and dynamic bass protection and […]

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Beale Street Audio Intros In-Ceiling Subwoofers

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Beale Street Audio just launched two in-ceiling powered subwoofers in the form of the 6.5 and 8-inch ICS6 and ICS8. Beale Street says the challenge for in-ceiling and in-wall subwoofers has been to produce deep, low frequency effects without damaging walls and creating sonic artifacts in the room. Beale Street Audio claims that its patented […]

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Bryston Adds CIW Architectural Loudspeaker at CEDIA 2014

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Bryston’s new CIW architectural loudspeaker is designed to accommodate the requirements of newer surround formats such as Dolby Atmos, which require ceiling speakers for proper configuration. The Bryston CIW is a round coaxial design based on a 6.5-inch aluminum woofer and a 1-inch titanium tweeter. The CIW takes advantage of the same tweeter design found […]

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Extron Intros SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System

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Extron just launched the CS 123T SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System, a patented low profile, plenum rated two-piece speaker system that offers a wide 165° conical dispersion for flexibility in speaker spacing. The system is designed for applications where high intelligibility and maximum coverage is desired in paging applications and low ceiling installations. The innovative system […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Adds New Control 45C/T

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Adding to its Control Contractor Series, HARMAN’s JBL Professional has introduced the Control 45C/T coaxial ceiling loudspeaker, a two-way, 5.25-inch loudspeaker that offers what JBL says is “extremely consistent” 120-degree broadband pattern control featuring the company’s Radiation Boundary Integrator (RBI) technology. The Control 45C/T is an in-ceiling professional loudspeaker designed for environments that can benefit […]

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Sonance Ships New Visual Performance Series VP80R

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Sonance has finally shipped the long-awaited VP80R Visual Performance Series entry-level one-piece round and square in-wall speaker. Designed using a micro-trim grille that makes the speaker flush with the wall, the VP80R is actually a round speaker that can be finished with either a round or square grille-adapter, depending on the decor of the home […]

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TruAudio Creates Ghost In-Ceiling Speaker That Fits in Recessed Can

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TruAudio has created a 4-inch version of its Ghost line of in-ceiling speakers that match the exact diameter of standard can lights. Ghost in-ceiling speakers include a magnetic grill that has a mere 2 millimeter reveal. By matching recessed can lighting, the Ghost is less noticeable as a speaker. TruAudio says this product was created […]

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