6 Quick Steps for installing our MP line of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers


You will need the following tools:

After checking for stud locations and confirming there are no obstructions hidden behind the wall, position the cardboard template and trace along the inside edge.
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Cut along the traced line using a drywall saw or rotary drill. A utility knife will also work but is more difficult to control for beginners. MP-step2.gif


Run the cable into place leaving an extra two feet to make connections to the speaker easy. Strip back approximately 1/2 inch of the speaker cable insulation and twist the copper wires tightly. Then, on the back of the speaker, press down on the push-pin terminals to reveal the "eye" and insert the speaker cables maintaining correct polarity (positive to positive; negative to negative). Release the push-pin terminals to lock the cables in place. MP-step4.gif


Position the speaker into the hole directly against the insulation. Rolled-in insulation acts like damping material to improve acoustics.

Make sure the dog-ear mounting brackets are loose and turned inward before placing the speaker in the wall.
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Tighten the dog-ear brackets by simply turning the screws in the speaker's front baffle.

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to turn the screws slowly clockwise. The quick-turn mounting system and frame will "sandwich" or clamp around the wall to hold the speaker securely in place. Do not overtighten.
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Aim the swivel tweeter to the center of the listening area. Before replacing the grille, listen to the speaker with the +/- tweeter switch in each position to determine what sounds best to you.

Press in the grille. The frame and grille can also be painted to match your decor.
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