Niles Audio HD8 8-Inch High Definition Two-Way In-Wall / In-Ceiling Speaker (Pair)

Niles Audio HD8 8-Inch High Definition Two-Way In-Wall / In-Ceiling Speaker (Pair)

Precisely Direct Premium Sound to your Listening Area Regardless of your Installation Location
  • 8-inch woofer and 1-inch tweeter that can be rotated and pivoted
  • Each speaker handles up to 150 Watts
  • Bass and treble tone controls on the speaker allow for sound adjustments after installation
  • Knock-out for an IR sensor
  • Hassle free new construction or retrofit installation



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  • What's Included
  • The High Definition (HD) series of in-wall / In-ceiling Loudspeakers were specifically designed for superior sonic quality. They employ advanced technology components made to extract the subtle audio in recorded music or the action in a movie. They are the ideal choice for any home theater where the quality of sound is the most important consideration.

    About the Woofer
    The Niles Audio HD speakers have a woofer that features an injection-molded TCC (Talc, Carbon, and Ceramic-filled) polypropylene cone that is extremely stiff and lightweight, which helps reduce breakup and lowers distortion while delivering an accurate, dynamic response. A butyl rubber cone surround dampens midrange resonance and provides exceptional durability. A vented pole piece adds powerful bass response. A bumpback woofer magnet allows a high level of bass performance to be achieved.

    About the Tweeter
    The Niles Audio HD speakers have a Teteron tweeter with a tri-laminate design that eliminates unwanted resonances and prevents breakup modes, leaving an ultra-clear, sweet, natural sound which still maintains ultra-wide dispersion for clear and detailed high-frequencies. The tweeter is features precision adjustment control which moves in 1mm increments, then pivots for precise aiming of high frequencies. This can be done post-installation so you can direct sound in the ideal listening area.

    Additional Features
    Anti-resonant wave bracing raises the resonant frequency so that less "out-of-phase" cancellation takes place, and shifts vibration modes away from low-bass canceling frequencies keeping bass tones rich and dynamic. Front mounted bass and treble controls allow for instant fine tuning after the speakers are installed. Installation uses a snap-in baffle assembly which powerfully clamps the speaker frame to the bracket (sold separately) leaving an absolutely flush to the wall appearance; this works for both new construction and retrofit applications. The aluminum grille has hundreds of precisely sized perforations, creating an acoustically transparent installation. The speaker even has a a knock-out for an infrared (IR) sensor (Niles Audio MS110 - sold separately) installs discreetly behind the aluminum grille, when you want to control your equipment, you simply point your remote control at the speaker.

    Please Note: High Definition (HD) Series speakers from Niles Audio are designed for an in-wall (wall mount) installation as their primary application, but can be used for an in-ceiling (ceiling mount) application as well.

    Installation options include the following corresponding products:

    For additional information regarding installation considerations and speaker placement, please refer to the owner's manual. It describes in detail the following topics:
    • Recommended amplifier power
    • Incorporating a local volume control
    • Speaker wire
    • Incorporating a remote control
    • Insulating the wall cavity
    • Placement for critical listening
    • The boundary effect
    • Placement for varying listening positions
    • Placement for home theater rear applications
    • Running speaker wire in new construction
    • Concealing speaker wire in existing walls
    • Installation of brackets, frame and grilles in new construction and existing walls
    • Installation of the speaker, sensor and grille in new construction or existing walls

  • Specifications
    Manufacturer Niles Audio
    Manufacturer Product No. HD8, FG00885
    UPC 760514008854
    Construction 8" Injection-Molded TCC Woofer with Custom Debris Screen, Butyl Rubber Surround, High BL Magnet Structure with Vented Pole Piece, 1" Teteron Tweeter Housed in a Low Diffraction Precision Adjustment Mechanism
    Design Principle Infinite baffle for large and varying air volumes
    Recommended Amplifier Power 10W To 150W per Channel
    Nominal Impedance 6 Ohms
    Frequency Response 50Hz - 21kHz +/-3dB
    Dispersion Pattern 90° Horizontally or Vertically (plus or minus 5dB)
    Sensitivity 89dB for 2.83 volts of Pink Noise, measured at 1 meter on axis
    Overall Exterior Frame Dimensions 10 3/16" x 14 1/4" (26cm x 36.2cm)
    Depth Behind Wall 3 5/8" (9.2cm) based on 1/2" drywall
    Wall Cut-Out Dimensions 9 1/8" x 13 1/8" (23.2cm x 33.3cm)
    Wiring Requirements We recommend 16 to 18 gauge stranded wire for up to 80 feet, 14 gauge stranded wire for up to two hundred feet. Connectors accommodate 12 to 18 gauge stranded wire.
    Warranty Manufacturer Lifetime Limited

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