November 03, 2008 by Arlen Schweiger
Here’s a cozy way to bring audio to your home: Sound Pillows from SpeakerCraft. Sounds pretty dreamy, no?
Instead of a standard in-wall speaker, SpeakerCraft’s Sound Pillows are surface-mounted models that only require a small cutout for the wire terminations. That way you can have them in places like luxury condos and apartments where ripping open the walls might not be preferred.
The Sound Pillows can be mounted two ways, depending on the surface. In one, flip-out dogs that sandwich the drywall create a “dog frame” that a mounting plate can be attached to, with the plate containing the speaker wire connections. Then the speaker just needs a couple of push-in tabs to automatically hook the speaker to the plate and wire connections.
The plate can also mount directly onto a wall surface or junction box, also with the simple push-in of the mounting tabs connecting the speaker to the wires.
Sound Pillows come in round or square versions, with a 5.25-inch Kevlar woofer and 1-inch coaxially mounted pivoting silk-dome tweeter. Check with a SpeakerCraft dealer for pricing and availability, and get ready for a good night’s sleep with these pillows.
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