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2013 Product of the Year Entrant

Crestron AIR™ 8" 2-Way Surface Mount Indoor/Outdoor Speakers

MSRP: $800.00/pair

Crestron AIR® surface mount outdoor speakers offer superior sound quality and unique flexible installation in a range of popular sizes. Rugged weatherized construction offers protection from the elements, while high power handling, and extended frequency response make AIR speakers an ideal choice for rockin’ out to your favorite music on the deck, patio, or around the pool. The clean, contoured design also makes AIR an excellent fit for home theaters and other indoor settings.

AIR SR8 speakers are ruggedly designed for long-life high performance and a contemporary appearance in any home. Featuring a unique “QuickBall” mounting system, the AIR SR8 can be mounted to any solid flat surface with the ability to orient and aim the speaker in virtually any position.

The QuickBall bracket gives installers and homeowners a clean and stable installation using an innovative tool-free ball-and-socket mechanism. No tools are required to mount or dismount. Homeowners can change speaker position and aim any time without the hassles of removing and repositioning, resulting in unsightly screw holes left in walls. Simply position the speaker as desired and flip the clamp lever closed. A security screw is included to deter theft by preventing the lever from being released.

The AIR SR8 provides a pair of weatherized 2-way surface-mount loudspeakers featuring 8 inch woofers and 1 inch titanium dome tweeters. Power handling is an impressive 200 Watts (program), with a wide frequency range from 50 Hz to 20 kHz (-10 dB).

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Features

Crestron Air speakers offer a combination of unique features. Together these features set AIR speakers apart from the huge selection available of "me too" copy cat designs in today's crowded speaker market. Such features include amazing sound both outdoors and in.

Weatherized construction, high power handling, and extended frequency response make AIR speakers an ideal choice for enjoying music on the deck, in the yard, around the pool or even in the house. Producing crisp highs and undistorted lows AIR SR8 provides a pair of weatherized 2-way surface-mount loudspeakers featuring 8 inch woofers and 1 inch titanium dome tweeters. Power handling is an impressive 200 Watts (program), with a wide frequency range from 50 Hz to 20 kHz (-10 dB).

AIR also offers incredible ease of installation and adjustable positioning, The innovative QuickBall bracket makes it easy for homeowners to change speaker position and aim. Simply position the speaker as desired and flip the clamp lever closed. The QuickBall bracket gives installers a clean and stable installation using an innovative tool-free ball-and-socket mechanism. No tools are required to mount or dismount. Simply position the speaker as desired and flip the clamp lever closed. A security screw is included to deter theft by preventing the lever from being released.

A decor-friendly design makes them welcome almost anywhere, whether in the yard, on the patio or in your home theater. AIR speakers are conveniently paintable allowing them to blend with the surroundings or with any interior decor.

Benefits

Not only do Crestron Air speakers offer amazing sound indoors while being protected from weather outdoors, they also provide incredible ease of installation and adjustable positioning, plus a decor-friendly design that makes them welcome almost anywhere.

Our innovative QuickBall mounting system, using a ball-and-socket mechanism, allows AIR to mount in minutes to any solid flat surface. Speakers can then be aimed in virtually any position. AIR's clean, stable and fast installations allow integrators to get in and out of jobs faster.

The QuickBall bracket can be mounted over a 1-gang US, UK, or European electrical box, allowing wiring to be run through the wall and exit cleanly through the cover plate. Also easily mount to a light pole using pole-mounting straps. Allows 360° orientation and continuously variable positioning.

Homeowners can change speaker position and aim any time without the hassles of removing and repositioning, resulting in unsightly screw holes left in walls. Simply position the speaker as desired and flip the clamp lever closed. A security screw is included to deter theft by preventing the lever from being released.

Available in black and white, AIR speakers can also be painted to blend with the surroundings or with any interior decor.


Company Info

For more than 40 years Crestron has been the leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating home technology to simplify and enhance modern lifestyles. Crestron integrated solutions can be found in homes across the world controlling audio, video, home theaters, HVAC, lighting, energy management, security, and other connected home systems from easy-to-use touch screens, mobile devices, handheld remotes and keypads.

Through R&D, engineering and technology innovation Crestron home solutions continue to set the standards by which all others are measured. With the broadest line of hardware and software, Crestron’s award-winning control and automation solutions are installed in some of the most prestigious and architecturally advanced homes in the world. Only Crestron offers complete home technology solutions that can be dynamically managed — rather than just monitored and controlled. Gone are the headaches of trying to piece together disparate products from multiple manufacturers and hoping they work together. For homeowners, the result is the convenience of whole home control from anywhere in the world, increased efficiency, and a reduced carbon footprint.

In addition to World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has offices throughout the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America and Australia.


Crestron
15 Volvo Drive
Rockleigh, New Jersey
07647
United States of America
Tel: 201-767-3400
www.crestron.com

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