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Two-Way Speaker Design: The PSB CW262 high-performance rectangular
in-wall speaker utilizes a two-way driver design incorporating a 0.75" metal dome
tweeter and a 6.5" woofer with a stiff fiberglass textured polypropylene cone
for higher cone mass and enhanced motor strength.
SonicGuide: A unique
tweeter waveguide swings 30° left and right
(60° total) to aim sonic energy toward the
listening area. This SonicGuide is designed for an optimum amount of directivity
control and to give consistent response whether aimed straight out or canted
full left or right. Secondly this tweeter in its SonicGuide is mounted on a
rotating baffle. This gives the ability to mount the system vertically or
horizontally at any height on a wall and by turning the baffle and angling the
tweeter, aim sound precisely to the listener. This aiming flexibility assures
flat frequency response with none of the commonly seen crossover hole issues
Treble/Midrange Level Switches: Two response tailoring
switches provide a 3dB adjustment to midrange and tweeter levels.
Basket/Frame: The CW262 has a sturdy ABS basket and frame.
The frame can be painted to match any decor (a clear paint mask is supplied to
protect the drivers from overspray). The aluminum mesh grille is also paintable.
Speaker Terminals: The PSB CW262 in-wall speaker is
fitted with spring-load post speaker terminals to connect your in-wall
speaker wire. The spring-post terminals will accept bare wire (up to 12AWG),
pin-connectors, and banana plugs (single or dual).
Mounting Options: The PSB CW262 uses an effective mounting
technique with toggle-style mounting clamps. These six "dog-leg" style mounting
clips insure quick, easy, and secure mounting in the wall. A template is
provided for marking the speaker cutout. It has a series of slots for tracing
the cutout and also an outline of the speaker to confirm that the flange won't
interfere with any wall features. The CW262 requires a cut-out diameter of 8.5" (w) x
14.3125" (h) with a mounting dept of 3.625". There needs to be at least 0.5625" of
space around the cut-out to accommodate the in-wall speaker's overall frame.
The speaker's frame and grille will sit 0.4375" away from the wall.
Note: For the new construction application, PSB offers
Performance Enclosure and Preconstruction Bracket solutions (both sold
separately by manufacture). The Performance Enclosure provides optimal low
frequency response and is mounted between two studs behind drywall. The
Pre-construction Brackets simplify installation in new construction
application and can be used with or without the Performance Enclosure.