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Recommendations for outdoor speakers?

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#1 OFFLINE   heathramos



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Posted 15 August 2013 - 03:51 PM

I am about to have a patio cover (solid) installed and was thinking of putting up a couple of speakers and connect them to my receiver in the house, since it has a zone two option.


any recommendations for speakers?


probably just used for music or sports radio

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#2 OFFLINE   MysteryMan


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Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:17 PM

Take a look at the Polk Audio Atrium series of outdoor speakers.

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:23 PM

check recommendations at AVSforum

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 05:59 PM

Definitely go for speakers with at least 5 inch woofers, to give you at least a little bass. In addition to the previously mentioned Polk Atrium speakers, chek out the Yamaha speakers, which are less expensive, but still have quite good sound quality. At about the same price as the Polks, check the speakers from Definitive Technology. At the low price end, Best Buy has Insignia speakers (house brand) that are passable.


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#5 OFFLINE   heathramos



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Posted 20 August 2013 - 12:17 PM

thanks for the suggestions


I'll probably get the Polk Atrium 6 speakers


just need to hire someone to run the wire since I'm not sure I want to drill through the stucco and its a pain to run it through my attic.

3 HR20's
1 Channel Master 4228 antenna in attic
1 Samsung 55" LCD (connected using hdmi cable)
1 Samsung 46" LCD (connected using hdmi cable)
1 Panasonic 42" Plasma (connected using hdmi cable)
1 Popcorn Hour A-400
1 Popcorn Hour C-200

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 12:40 PM

My buddy has these and they are pretty nice for the price.

http://www.amazon.co...utdoor speakers

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