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Mar 03

Tips for running low voltage wiring

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This is a wide ranging subject that includes many topics. We’ll try to hit the main highlights in this brief overview using bullet points for efficiency. Always use wire properly rated for the location. Class 2 and 3 wiring (CL2, CL3) are power limited cables for general purpose use. These are the most common cables for use in low voltage installations. CL2R and CL3R are the same as... Read More »

Feb 25

Important considerations for your 70-volt speaker + sub install

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As our AC.SUB is an excellent choice for such 70-volt installations, we thought you should know why 70-volt subs are more complex than you might think. There are few downsides to a 70-volt audio system when you’re talking about installing lots of speakers, particularly using long wiring runs. But there is one issue of concern when you’re talking about high performance (or high... Read More »

Feb 19

Tips for ensuring the longevity of all weather speakers

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We make our speaker systems as ruggedly durable as we possibly can, which is why they’re rated IP65 for all-climate use. Still, there are several tips we’d like to offer to help any outdoor speaker survive the rigors of all-climate use.   Do not place outdoor speakers where they’ll be fully or partially submerged in water. That also means you need to consider snow melt in... Read More »

Sep 09

3 tips for in-wall and in-ceiling speaker installations

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It's not always as simple as it may seem... In many cases installers may not really understand such subtleties as speaker positioning in custom (or even not so custom) install applications. So we’d like to offer some guidelines that you may or may not be aware of. Should you know all this stuff, just consider this a refresher. We also want to remind you that the entire Terra CA series is... Read More »

May 06

Outdoor Speaker Planning and Installation Tips

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Distinguish the differences between outdoor speakers. Many outdoor speakers need to be placed under the eaves for  protection from the elements. Higher quality speakers like Terra can be fully exposed and therefore placed almost anywhere. This allows for greater flexibility in system design and enhanced performance without worry. Make speakers part of the audio system and/or landscaping... Read More »