Benicia, Calif. - NHT will go to next month's
CEDIA Expo with the first on-wall speaker in its Absolute series of in-room
The 4-inch-deep Absolute
Wall Speaker, shipping in November at $199 each, is also the first on-wall
speaker in the company's line in about 10 years.
speaker is tuned to perform best when up against the wall in applications in
which floor or tabletop mounting of speakers isn't an option, the company said.
They're also shallow
enough to be used with flat-panel TVs, and with 13-inch height and 5.75-inch
width, they can be pressed into service as front-height and front-wide speakers
as well as multi-room-audio speakers when in-wall and in-ceiling locations
aren't available, said marketing head John Johnsen.
He also called the
speaker "quite compelling" in upscale light-commercial applications.
It installs with a single screw and comes with
integrated hardware for mounting. It can be can be flipped vertically to
optimize tweeter performance for different installation heights.
Frequency response of 85Hz to 21kHZ +/- 3dB is
"nearly identical to that of the Absolute Zero in-room speaker." It will be available
in both black- and white-gloss hand-rubbed finishes.
<strong>CEDIA Expo</strong> Benicia, Calif. - NHT will go to next month's CEDIA Expo with the first on-wall speaker in its Absolute series of in-room speakers.