10 Best In-Wall Speakers
MartinLogan Edge High Performance
The low-profile, bezel-free, magnetic grille on the MartinLogan Edge High Performance allows it to nearly disappear when mounted. With five drivers, it offers exceptional dynamic expression and a rich, realistic soundstage.
- Secure hanging lock system
- Can be painted to match decor
- Produces very little distortion
Polk Audio RC85i
Engineered to reproduce crisp dialogue and add vibrancy to music, the Polk Audio RC85i are timbre-matched, so that they’ll integrate seamlessly with other speakers made by the company, should you decide to expand your setup into a full surround-sound entertainment system.
- Rubber seals block moisture
- Great for covered porch or sauna
- Sleek and elegant design
As part of their range of quality, in-home sound systems, the Sonos Architectural can be painted to blend seamlessly with the surroundings. When used in conjunction with the high-tech Sonos amp, they adapt acoustically to suit the shape and size of your room as well.
- Wide frequency response
- Minimal distortion at high volumes
- Maximum power of 130 watts
Focal LCR6 3-Way
When you place the Focal LCR6 3-Way in your home theater or stereo system, your reward will be a wide frequency response with crystalline highs and deep, pleasing lows, all while your mid-range sounds enjoy precise articulation.
- Tool-free setup
- Magnetic grille pops off easily
- Rotatable treble plate
JBL Arena 8IW
The JBL Arena 8IW features a magnetic grille with no surrounding bezel that is intended to occupy as little wall space as possible. It is designed to project cinema-quality sound from any position, even when placed off-axis or at high elevations.
- Installation bracket is included
- 1-inch silk dome tweeter
- Strict wire gauge requirements
Elac Debut D61-W Custom
The Elac Debut D61-W Custom offers lush, expansive sound in a simple package, the price of which is very competitive. Designed by renowned audio engineer Andrew Jones, this unit is liable to work wonders in nearly any space.
- Capable of handling high power
- Woven aramid-fiber woofer
- Mounting can be tricky
THX certified for home theaters, the Klipsch Pro-6504-L features a square Tractrix central horn that helps to augment the dialogue in films, which means you’ll never miss a vital plot point just because something is exploding in the background.
- Woofers are made of fiberglass
- Great for surround systems
- Not ideal as a standalone unit
Bose Virtually Invisible 891
The two tweeters in the Bose Virtually Invisible 891 are strategically offset to provide a nice spread of the high frequency details in your music, movies and TV shows. They come as a pair for a very reasonable price, as well.
- Seven-inch woofers
- Dogleg clamps for easy installation
- No cutout templates included
If you’re looking for a pair with titanium silk tweeters that will give you smooth articulation at the high end, the Monoprice Caliber offer it to you at a pleasantly low price, and they’re available in various configurations to meet the specifications of your setup.
- Effective attenuator
- One-year warranty
- A bit lacking in overall power
Silver Ticket Products 82W
The Silver Ticket Products 82W pack a mighty punch for a low cost. With good sound clarity at a wide range of levels and 30-ounce magnets that reduce distortion at high volumes, their audio quality is comparable to much of their pricier competition.
- Straightforward installation
- Lackluster low end
- Tough to use with thick-gauge wire