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Overview: The Niles Audio GSS10 Garden In-Ground Subwoofer
is designed to deliver powerful bass to extended outdoor listening areas. It is
a natural complement to the Niles Audio
GS4 Garden Satellite Speakers, or can enhance most any outdoor speaker
system. The woofer enclosure is buried underground with only the bass port tube
visible above ground. It is completely weatherproof, and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Construction: The GSS10 is constructed from industrial
strength uPVC, which is used in modern underground plumbing and irrigation
systems. The bandpass enclosure is cylindrical with the port tube extending from
one end. The port tube is fully paintable to blend into your landscaping. It
fastens to the enclosure with 8 Hex-head screws (supplied). In addition to being
weatherproof, the enclosure and port tube can withstand temperature extremes of
-50°F to 185°F.
Driver: The GSS10 features a passive 10" Mineral-filled Polypropylene cone woofer.
It is designed to be used with a subwoofer amplifier, such as the Niles
SWA-500M. Bass management should be applied to the speaker at the amplifier,
as there is no crossover or other filters on the subwoofer. Other specifications
- Recommended Amplifier Power: 50-500 watts
- Frequency Response: 25 Hz to 110 Hz
- Maximum SPL: 110dB
- Impedance: 8 ohms nominal, 6 ohms minimum
In-Ground Installation: Once assembled, the subwoofer is
ready for installation. The enclosure requires a hole approximately 14" wide,
30" long, and 16-18" deep. Placement near walls and corners will enhance the
bass output. Burial-rated speaker wire should be run from the amplifier to the
subwoofer location. Waterproof wire nuts are included for splicing on your own
speaker wire. The recommended gauge of the speaker wire is determined by the
maximum length needed: