About the Rockustics OmniPlanter 6.5
Plant the seeds for great sound
Plant the seeds for great sound
Full disclosure: I was completely fooled by this speaker when I first saw photos of it. I looked at it and thought to myself, "Wait, there's no way this is audio-related." But that's the beauty of the Rockustics OmniPlanter. This fully functional planter has a hidden 6-1/2" coaxial speaker tucked inside that disperses dynamic sound in a 360º pattern.
How does it work?
Water and electronics aren't the best of friends, but Rockustics cleverly designed the OmniPlanter's enclosure to ensure safe, long-lasting operation. The main body of the OmniPlanter features a bowl-shaped top for planting flowers and the like. That "bowl" has a black box at the bottom that the speaker is housed in. Fill the bowl with pea gravel until it's about 2" over the black box to let the planter drain properly around the speaker. After the gravel is in place, you fill the rest of the planter with soil and can plant away.
The downward-firing 6-1/2" speaker inside the black box uses a durable polypropylene cone with a butyl rubber surround. That material combination results in a woofer that lasts all year every year and pumps out loud, detailed tunes. The 3/4" mylar-dome tweeter in the middle of the woofer keeps the highs smooth and non-fatiguing.
An all-weather enclosure that withstands the elements
You can leave the OmniPlanter outside on your deck or patio year-round. The planter itself is made of rotation-molded UV-stable polyethylene. It's a hardy material that resists scratches, UV rays, chlorine, and almost anything else mother nature can throw at it (like rain, snow, and ice).
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- weather-resistant planter with built-in speaker
- rotation-molded polyethylene enclosure
- accommodates live plants
- holes in enclosure allow for drainage after watering
- 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer
- 3/4" mylar dome tweeter
- 360° omnidirectional sound easily fills outdoor spaces
- power handling: up to 70 watts RMS
- frequency response: 76-19,500 Hz (-10dB)
- sensitivity: 92 dB
- impedance: 4 ohms
- 20" diameter x 17-5/8" height
- weight: 14 lbs.
- warranty: 10 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # OMNIPLANTER 6.5GG
What's in the box:
Rockustics OmniPlanter 6.5 owner's manual
- Outdoor planter/speaker (Granite Gray) with attached 3' speaker wire
- 2 Silicon-filled wire nuts
- Installation instructions
- Warranty information
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More details on the Rockustics OmniPlanter 6.5
Features & specs
|Tweeter Size (inches)||0.75|
|Midrange Size (inches)||N/A|
|Woofer Size (inches)||6.5|
|Woofer Surround||Butyl rubber|
|Power Range (watts)||Up to 70|
|Frequency Response||76Hz-19. Hz|
|Connector Type||Bare-ended wire|
|Parts Warranty||10 Years|
|Labor Warranty||10 Years|
Overview: The Rockustics (Soundtube) Outdoor OmniPlanter 6.5 is a fully functional 20" diameter planter that features an omnidirectional 2-way speaker built into it. The OmniPlanter is constructed of UV-stable, roto-molded polyethylene, for outdoor durability, and is designed to accommodate live plants while providing proper drainage.
Applications: The Rockustics OmniPlanter 6.5 is an ideal choice for theme parks, playgrounds, shopping malls, restaurants, gardens, and other outdoor applications requiring omnidirectional sound.
Drivers: The OmniPlanter 6.5 features a 6.5" polypropylene woofer, with butyl rubber surround, and a coaxially-mounted 3/4" (0.75") mylar dome tweeter. The drivers are mounted in a down-firing configuration, providing 360° audio coverage and decreased exposure to direct precipitation. The 2-way speaker drivers are protected by a wire-mesh grille that keeps dirt and insects out.
Power: The 4Ω OmniPlanter 6.5 can handle up to 70W RMS (140W peak power).
Wiring: The OmniPlanter 6.5 2-way outdoor speaker features a built-in 3' length of 16-guage speaker wire that exits the base of the enclosure and is encased in a durable PVC outer jacket. Two silicon-filled wire nuts are provided for connecting additional speaker wire (sold separately) for running to your amplifier.
Note: Direct-burial wire is recommended for installation of the OmniPlanter 6.5 and is sold separately.
Optional 70/100V Transformer: The Rockustics OmniPlanter 6.5 can be used in a 70/100V system using the optional Rockustics 64-watt transformer (part# TF-WS64-70, sold separately).