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OSD Black Series R62SS

Super-shallow-mount in-ceiling speakers

Item # 452R62SS

Don't let the size fool you — OSD's R62SS speakers deliver premium sound quality and can withstand the elements.

Don't let the size fool you — OSD's R62SS speakers deliver premium sound quality and can withstand the elements.

Item # 452R62SS

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$199.99 pair

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About the OSD Black Series R62SS

Slim, weather-resistant architectural speakers

OSD's R62SS super-shallow-mount in-ceiling speakers were built with sound quality as their top priority, despite their thin form factor. They also have a weather-resistant design that makes them a great choice for humid areas like bathrooms and patios. Plus, each speaker offers a contour switch so you can adjust the tweeter's output to better suit your room.

Slim, weather-resistant architectural speakers

OSD's R62SS super-shallow-mount in-ceiling speakers were built with sound quality as their top priority, despite their thin form factor. They also have a weather-resistant design that makes them a great choice for humid areas like bathrooms and patios. Plus, each speaker offers a contour switch so you can adjust the tweeter's output to better suit your room.

Precision-made drivers

OSD put a lot of thought into the R62SS's drivers. Each speaker uses a rigid 6-1/2" composite glass fiber woofer that deals out rich bass. The company also gave the woofer an injection-molded thermoplastic rubber surround, noteworthy for its superior damping characteristics and for its resistance to pollutants, UV rays, and harsh chemicals. A 1" PEI dome tweeter mounted in the middle of the woofer delicately accentuates the high notes in your music.

Contour switches and custom crossovers

Each speaker comes with a unique contour switch that changes the output level of the tweeter. There are -3dB, 0dB, and +3dB settings to help you match the speakers to your room or area's acoustics. If your room is full of reflective surfaces, you'll want to set it to "-3dB" to keep the tweeter from being too overbearing. If your room has lots of carpet, cloth, or other sound absorbing materials, you'll want to go with the inverse "+3dB" option to give the tweeter some extra oomph and help it come through clearly in your room.

OSD also included custom crossovers on the speakers, made with audiophile-grade components like Mylar® bypass capacitors. The crossovers were specifically designed to enhance the detail and soundstage width of the tweeters. They have their own protective shields to keep dust and debris out and air vents to keep things running cool.

Modern, easy mounting

The speakers fit into an 8-3/16" cutout and attach to your ceiling using four mounting clamps. These speakers can fit into seriously small spaces and have a mounting depth of only 2-1/8". The mounting clamps themselves have brass inserts and machined steel bolts that resist thread stripping and rust. Rubber damping pads on the clamps reduce vibration and buzzing while also giving the speakers a supportive foundation to rest on.

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Product highlights:

  • 2-way super-shallow-mount weather-resistant in-ceiling speaker (x2)
    • 6-1/2" composite glass fiber woofer cone with thermoplastic rubber surround
    • 1" PEI dome tweeter
    • built-in custom crossovers
  • tweeter contour switch (-3, 0, +3) boosts tweeter level to match room acoustics
  • Perfect Edge™ magnetic grilles included
  • frequency response: 55-20,000Hz
  • handles up to 100 watts RMS
  • sensitivity: 88dB
  • impedance: 8 ohms
  • cutout diameter: 8-1/8"
  • frame diameter: 9-11/16"
  • mounting depth: 2-1/8"
  • warranty: lifetime
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # R62SS

What's in the box:

  • 2 In-ceiling loudspeakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Cutout Template
  • Install Guide

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Features & specs

Features
Quantity in Package Pair
Tweeter Hard-Dome
Aimable Tweeter No
Woofer Composition Composite Glass Fiber
Woofer Surround Thermoplastic Rubber
Moisture-resistant Yes
Outdoor-rated No
Connector Type Spring post
Bi-Amp Inputs No
Built-in Back-box No
Specs
Tweeter Size 1
Midrange Size N/A
Speaker Shape Round
Woofer Size 6.5
Cutout Width 8.125
Cutout Height 8.125
Power Range (Watts) 25-100
Sensitivity 88 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency Response 55-20kHz
Parts Warranty Limited Lifetime
Labor Warranty Limited Lifetime

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Features

2-Way Driver Design: The OSD Audio BK-R62SS in-ceiling loudspeaker utilizes a two-way driver design, featuring a 1" PED hard-dome dome pivoting tweeter with level adjustment, plus a 6.5" polypropylene woofer with TPR surround.

  • 1" PEI Dome Tweeter with Level Adjustment: A 1" PEI dome tweeter delivers the higher frequencies of your music soundtracks. You'll hear bright, clear, detailed highs.
  • 6.5" Composite Glass Fiber Woofer with TPR Surround: A 6.5" composite glass fiber cone woofer produces the midrange and bass frequencies. The woofer surround is fabricated from injection molded Thermoplastic Rubber (TPR); a copolymer that has superior damping characteristics and greater resistance to chemicals, UV and pollutants.

Weather & Moisture Resistant: The OSD Audio BK-R62SS in-ceiling loudspeaker is weather and moisture resistant, making it a good choice for humid indoor areas (like bathrooms and kitchens), as well as outdoor areas (like under eves and covered porches).

Note: Volume controls (sold separately) can be a great addition to a system providing both proper impedance matching and more hands-on local control of the volume in the listening area. 

Protected Crossover Network: The OSD Audio BK-R62SS utilizes advance crossover components including Mylar bypass capacitors to enhance high frequency extension for exceptional clarity and an "airy" response. Integrated plastic shields protect the components from debris and suffocating insulation, while integrated air vents keep things cool.

Spring Post Terminals: The OSD Audio BK-R62SS in-ceiling loudspeaker is outfitted with a set of gold-plated spring post terminals. The spring post terminals will accept bare wire (up to 12AWG), pin-connectors, and banana plugs (single only). The gold-plated terminals provide excellent signal transfer and are resistant to corrosion.

  • For wire lengths of less than 50', use at least 16-gauge in-wall rated speaker wire (CL3/FT4).
  • For wire lengths between 50' and 100', use at least 14-gauge in-wall rated speaker wire CL3/FT4).
  • For wire lengths of greater than 100', use at least 12-gauge in-wall rated speaker wire (CL3/FT4).

Note: Your speaker wire must comply with all local building and safety codes for use in in-ceiling applications.

Mounting Options: The OSD Audio BK-R62SS features a "dog leg" (L-shaped) mounting system that is part of the frame to secure the speaker in the ceiling. The speaker requires a round cutout that measures 8.125" (diameter) x 2.125" (depth). Its outer frame measures 9.6875" (diameter) x 0.25" (depth). The "dog leg" (L-shaped) mounting system accommodates a 0.25" to 1.0" thick ceiling. Make sure to leave at least 0.625" of open space (without obstruction) around the cutout above the ceiling, so the speaker's "dog leg" mount system will have room to engage fully.

Note: Be sure that there are no studs, lengths of conduit, pipes, heating ducts or air returns in the ceiling cavity that will interfere with the speaker.

Low-Profile Magnetic Grille: The low-profile magnetic grille is removable and can be painted to better match the color of your ceiling. The low-profile grille only protrudes 0.25" from the ceiling's surface.

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