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Definitive Technology Outdoor Speaker - AW5500 BLACK

Abt Model: AW5500BK | UPC Code: 093207057311
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$199.00  
5-1/4" BDSS Cast Basket Bass/Mid Driver/ 1" Pure Aluminum Dome Tweeter/ Gold-Plated 5-Way Binding Posts Input/ Black Finish/ Sold As Each
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Definitive Technology Black Outdoor Speakers, Model AW5500BK

Now you can enjoy the incomparable sound of Definitive Technology anywhere around your home with the groundbreaking new AW5500 All-Weather loudspeakers. These technology-packed wonders feature high excursion active drivers pressure-coupled to racetrack-shaped Low-Bass Radiators to give you more than double the bass output while maintaining a weather-tight seal for ultimate placement flexibility, reliability, and performance. With their fully sealed design, aluminum grilles, and rugged PolyStone enclosures, the AWs can be fully exposed to the elements and still reliably deliver their indoor speaker sound quality for years of outdoor listening enjoyment. Their integrated galvanized steel brackets and unique shape allow a full 360 degrees of rotation allowing the listener to orient the active drivers toward the listening area. Pointing the active driver baffle towards the listener while the Low-Bass Radiator side faces the wall or ground gives you the ideal balance of clear mids, extended highs, and thunderous bass even in the tough acoustic conditions of the great outdoors.

Features:

  • Driver Complement
    • One 5-1/4" BDSS cast basket bass/mid driver
    • One 5" x 8" pressure-driven Low-Bass Radiator
    • One 1" Pure Aluminum dome tweeter
  • Inputs: Gold-plated 5-way binding posts
  • Frequency Response: 45 Hz – 30 kHz
  • Nominal Impedance: Compatible with 4 – 8 ohm outputs
  • Recommended Amplification: 10 – 175 Watts/channel
  • Sensitivity: 91 dB

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Depth: 8-1/8"
  • Height: 7-3/4"
  • Width: 12-11/16"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 17 lbs
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CategoryWireless Sound
ConnectivityBinding Posts
Frequency Response45 Hz - 30 kHz
Enclosure MaterialAcrylic
Enclosure TypePassive Radiator
Impedance4 - 8 Ohms
Magnetic shieldingNo
Power10W - 175W
Sensitivity91 dB
Speaker Design2-Way
Speaker TypeOutdoor
Tweeter Size (inches)1
Woofer Size (inches)5.25
Height (inches)7.75
Width (inches)12.69
Depth (inches)8.13
  

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Definitive Technology Outdoor Speaker
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to mount (3)
  • Easy to set up (3)
  • Good power output (3)
  • Great sound quality (3)

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      5.0

      Great boat speakers!

      By Bart the boat guy

      from Catawba Island, Ohio

      About Me Audiophile

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy to Mount
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Good Power Output
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Boat

        Comments about Definitive Technology White Outdoor Speaker:

        Great marine speaker set up. I installed these to the overhand from my Flybridge facing aft. I can entertain the entire marina!

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        5.0

        Best Outdoor Speakers Ever!!!!!!!!!!

        By Bill S

        from Chicago, IL

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy to Mount
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Good Power Output
        • Great Sound Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors

          Comments about Definitive Technology White Outdoor Speaker:

          Best sound I have ever heard from outdoor speakers

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          • Yes

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          5.0

          A bit pricey, But well worth the Price!

          By Todd V.

          from St. Louis, MO

          About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

          Pros

          • Easy to Mount
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Good Power Output
          • Great Sound Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Outdoors

            Comments about Definitive Technology Outdoor Speaker:

            Installed a pair of these under my deck by the swimming pool 3 years ago. These are a bit pricey but for the sound quality you can't beat these Def Tech's. Wether listening to music or the game by the pool or relaxing on the patio these speakers sound GREAT. These sound amazing at low or cranked up. If your thinking about it pick up a pair or more and enjoy the sound these put out, just make sure to get thicker speaker wire as I did for long runs, so you dont lose any treble or bass as you will over 25 ft or more, trust me it will pay off!

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