Bose® rough-in kit

For Virtually Invisible® 191 in-wall/in-ceiling speakers

Item #: 018IWRIK

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Installing Bose's 191 speakers in your new home? This rough-in kit lets you determine the speakers' locations before the drywall is installed. A pair of brackets are supplied; use flat-head screws (not included) to attach the brackets to the wall studs or ceiling joists. Then, have your builder run the wire and cut holes for the speakers.


  • for use in new construction only
  • brackets: 26-15/16"W x 11"H
  • warranty: 30 days

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Bose rough-in kit

Written By Lance, North Carolina on Monday, August 10, 2015

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Perfect templates to install prior to sheetrock. Had to drill some extra holes in one to fit the studs but was no problem. They started sheet-rocking the next day. I went to check on progress and the drywaller had already cut out the hole for the speaker. We had not even discussed it.

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Written By Sam, NY on Monday, June 24, 2013

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The Bose® rough-in kit are manufactured with quality metal creating an in wall support system that ensures much easier drywall cut outs for new construction or remodel. Highly recommended!

Pros: Ease of use.

Cons: None.

Save your money

Written By Steve, VA on Monday, June 20, 2011

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These sheetmetal templates are not needed for a good installation in new construction. The paper templates that come with the Bose 191 speakers would work just as well. Save yourself the money and use the paper ones.

Bose® rough-in kit

Written By Jeremy, New Jersey on Saturday, February 05, 2011

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Excellent product. Used these for a new construction in my basement and they made the
process simple.

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  • 2 Metal brackets
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Overview: This rough-in kit is designed for use with the Bose 191 in-wall/in-ceiling speakers. Using M5 x 0.8 x 50mm flat-head screws (not supplied), the brackets must be attached to wall studs or ceiling joists before the drywall is installed. Once the speakers are mounted, you will need to run the wire and cut holes for the speakers in the drywall.

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