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Niles PBS6SI Pro
Stereo-input outdoor planter box speaker (Weathered Concrete)
Item # 190PB6SIPC | MFR # FG01678
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Our take on the Niles PBS6SI Pro by Crutchfield's Marshall Chase
A speaker for all seasons
This speaker doubles as a planter box you get a great-looking, functional piece for your patio, plus full, rich Niles sound to liven up your cookouts and backyard ballgames. Plant flowers, herbs, or greenery in the weatherproof cabinet. The PB6Si Pro comes with a flush-mount side grille that's naturally camouflaged. Your guests might wonder just how you're producing those great outdoor tunes.
Niles designed the PB6Si Pro for spacious, high-fidelity sound. A 6-1/2" woofer and two custom-angled tweeters disperse crisp sound over a wide listening area. And the separate left and right channel inputs give you pleasing two-channel sound from a single speaker.
Great sound for outdoors and the added look of the planter makes this one of the best entertaining investments I have made. Crutchfield's service is the only way to buy this as UPS broke 2 in shipping and Crutchfield fixed everything.
Joe, Salt Lake CIty, UT
What's in the Box:
- Stereo input planter box speaker with weathered concrete finish (with two attached 2' lengths of speaker wire)
- 4 Wire nuts
- Installation Guide
- Limited Warranty Card
- designed to accommodate live plants
- MicroPerf aluminum grille blends naturally into cabinet
- 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer
- dual 1" custom-angled tweeters
- stereo inputs allow one-speaker or two-speaker setups
- handles up to 100 watts
- 8-ohm impedance (in single-speaker stereo mode)
- two 3-foot burial-rated connection cables with waterproof connectors
- 28"W x 12-1/2"H x 11-1/2"D
- weight: 35 pounds
- warranty: lifetime
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Woofer Surround||Butyl Rubber|
|Power Range (watts)||10-100|
|Frequency Response||Not Given|
|Connector Type||Bare wire|
|Mounting Bracket Included||No|
|Parts Warranty||Ltd. Lifetime|
|Labor Warranty||Ltd. Lifetime|
Overview: The Niles Audio PB6Si Pro is a rectangular planter box with a built-in stereo input speaker that can be used indoors or outdoors. It is designed to accommodate live plants features two drain-holes to allow water to drain from your plants. Available in a weathered concrete finish and terra cotta finish.
Drivers: The speaker has a front-firing 6-1/2" dual voice coil, injection-molded TCC (Talc/Carbon/Ceramic) filled polypropylene woofer with a butyl rubber surround. There are two 1" fluid-cooled, Tri-laminate Teteron tweeters, mounted at a custom angle for optimum dispersion. The dual tweeters and single woofer provide a quality stereo signal with just one speaker.
Grille: The aluminum MicroPerf grille on the speaker has hundreds of precisely-sized perforations, creating an acoustically transparent grille. The aluminum construction resists oxidation, enabling years of trouble-free operation in the harshest conditions. Both sides of the grille are painted for added protection.
Wiring: The speaker features separate left and right channel inputs. Two 2', burial-rated connection cables are attached to the bottom of the planter box. Waterproof wire nuts are provided to connect your speaker wire to the speaker. The proper speaker wire gauge is determined by the length of the run:
- 16-Gauge: Maximum Distance: 60'
- 14-Gauge: Maximum Distance: 100'
- 12-Gauge: Maximum Distance: 160'
Configuration: The speaker can be wired to be used as a single speaker, stereo input mode, or in a 2-speaker stereo mode. In the one-speaker stereo input mode, the speaker is 8 ohms. In the two-speaker stereo mode, the speaker is 4 ohms.
Temperature Extremes: The Niles Audio PB6Si Pro planter speaker can withstand temperatures of -50° to 185° Fahrenheit.
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