About the Jamo Contractor Series 8.5CS
A solid overhead speaker value
A solid overhead speaker value
If you're planning a new custom-installed audio system, the budget-friendly Jamo Contractor Series 8.5CS in-ceiling speakers are worth a look. Use a pair to add background music in a small- to medium-sized room without taking up any floor space.
You'll enjoy clear mids and solid bass from each speaker's 8" woofer, and crisp highs from a 1/2" tweeter. A paintable grille means these speakers can easily blend in with your décor.
- pair of in-ceiling speakers
- ideal for use in a custom-installed multi-room audio system
- 1/2" Mylar tweeter
- 8" polypropylene woofer
- recommended amplifier power: up to 25 watts continuous
- sensitivity: 88 dB
- nominal impedance: 8 ohms
- paintable grilles for discreet installation
- moisture-resistant materials allow safe use in bathrooms, kitchens, or garages
- overall diameter: 10-3/4"
- mounting depth: 3-3/4"
- weight: 3.5 lbs. (each)
- warranty: lifetime
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 94028
What's in the box:
- 2 In-ceiling speakers
- 2 Grilles
- 2 Foam scrims
- 8 Rubber inserts
- 8 Glue strips
- 2 "Jamo" decals
- Specification Sheet
- Wall-Mount Template
- Installation Diagram
- "Note" sheet
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Features & specs
|Quantity in Package||Pair|
|Connector Type||Spring clips|
|Power Range (Watts)||up to 25|
|Parts Warranty||7 Years|
|Labor Warranty||7 Years|
2-Way Driver Design: The Jamo 6.5CS in-ceiling loudspeaker features a 2-way driver design with a 0.5" mylar dome tweeter and a 6.5" polypropylene cone woofer for good quality sound. The mylar dome tweeter can be pivoted and angled in order to aim the high frequency sound at your main listening area.
Applications: The Jamo 6.5CS in-ceiling loudspeaker can be utilized in a distributed audio or 2-channel stereo setup. It can also be used as a surround or overhead speaker in a home theater application (not suitable for use as a front or center channel speaker).
Moisture Resistant: The mylar dome tweeter and polypropylene cone woofer are moisture resistant and can be used in damp areas - such as a bathroom, basement, or garage.
Spring-Clip Speaker Terminals: The Jamo 6.5CS in-ceiling loudspeaker is outfitted with a set of spring-clip terminals to attach your speaker wire. The spring-clip terminals will accommodate bare wire (up to 12AWG) and pin-connectors (not compatible with banana plugs).
In-Ceilling Installation: The Jamo 6.5CS can be installed in a 0.5" to 1.5" (thick) drywall ceiling. The 6.5CS speaker requires a circular (round) cutout in the ceiling that measures 9.5" (diameter) x 3.625" (deep). The outer frame of the in-ceiling speaker measures 10.75" (diameter) x 0.5" (deep). The speaker is secured in place with four integrated "dog-ear" clamps. You'll need to leave at least 0.75" of space around the cut-out behind the wall to accommate the mounting clamps.
Note: Take care when cutting the hole to avoid cutting into pipes or electrical conduits behind the wall.
Paintable Grille: The included grille and integrated frame are paintable, allowing the Jamo 6.5CS in-ceiling speaker to blend in better with its surroundings.