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Artison Portrait In-Wall LCR is a 3-channel (Left, Center, and Right) passive LCR
in-wall loudspeaker speaker system which delivers the left, center, and right
audio information of your AV surround sound system from two speakers designed to
mount inside the wall on either side of your television.
The Artison In-Wall LCRs are designed to
complement any flat panel display and eliminate the need for a separate
center-channel speaker either above or below the display. This is possible
through DualMono Center channel technology which integrates two discrete
speakers on either side of a flat-panel display that both reproduce the monaural
center-channel signal. The dual speaker approach places the apparent source of
the sound in the center of the picture where it belongs and eliminate the need
for a third speaker (center-channel) which usually sits above or below the TV.
The DualMono Center Channel provides an easy installation of just two in-wall
speaker cabinets which are more aesthetically appealing and yet still deliver the
three discrete front channels for your home theater surround sound.
In-Wall Mount Design: Unlike other in in-wall speakers, the
Artison Portrait In-Wall LCRs are a complete speaker cabinet mounted inside an
in-wall mount. The In-Wall LCRs have a
closed-back design which ensures that the performance of the speaker is
maintained, independent of the wall cavity size or wall construction type.
It does not rely on the cavity created behind the baffle to control the
performance of the system. The sound is consistent and fully independent of the
DualMono Center Channel: The Artison Portrait In-Wall LCRs feature a unique,
patented DualMono Center Channel which improves the reproduction of the audio.
Two dedicated speaker located in the upper half of the left and right channel
enclosures work together to project crisp, clear dialogue from the center of the
screen where it belongs. The Artison Portrait In-Wall LCRs left and right channels provide
the wide-accurate sound stage you want from a home theater speaker system.
Drivers: Each Artison Portrait In-Wall LCR features two 4.5" long-throw
Kevlar midrange drivers
and two 1"
Super Audio silk-dome tweeters for exceptional
dynamics, fast transient response, and ruler-flat frequency.
Enclosure: The Artison Portrait In-Wall LCR features a
aluminum cabinet and plastic off-white grille which are also paintable (paint shields supplied). The LCR
In-Walls utilizes a bass-reflex enclosure design with two front-firing ports for added bass response and efficiency.
Presence Control Settings: The Presence Control changes the
DualMono Center Channel tweeter level, from 6kHz and up, to compensate for
differing room acoustics. You can set this switch to Normal (0 db/oct),
Decreased (-3 dB/oct), or Increased (+3 dB/oct).
Note: Presence Controls switches on both speakers should
be set to the same positions for proper balance of the center image.
Speaker Connections: Each Artison Portrait In-Wall LCR will require
two discrete audio signal from an external multi-channel amplifier. Each Artison
LCR In-Wall features two pair of gold-plated spring-post terminals (Front Right
or Left, and Center). For the Left and Right channels, connect one end of your
two-conductor speaker wire to the left and right channel positive and negative
terminals of the receiver or amplifier; and then connect the other end of the
speaker wire to the lower set positive and negative terminals located on the
rear of each speaker. The DualMono Center Channels should be wired in a parallel
connection to the amplifier/receiver channel; this can be achieved with two
separate speaker wires run from the amplifier/receiver, one to each DualMono
Center Channel. The speaker wire gauge
required is depending upon wire length run; 16 Gauge is suggested as the minimum
Mounting: The Artison Portrait In-Wall LCR features an
integrated mounting bracket and is designed to be compatible with standard 2 x
4" stud walls. The Portrait In-Wall LCR features a 3-3/4" mounting depth and
cut-out dimensions of 5.875" wide x 26.4375" tall. The in-wall speakers come
supplied with mounting templates to help you determine the proper location and
size of the cut-out needed in your wall.