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Ceiling Speakers Water Resistant OSD Audio ICE530

Product code: OSD-ICE530

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Features & Specifications

The ICE-530 in-ceiling speaker is exceptional for smaller listening spaces and whole-house audio in bedrooms, hallways, kitchens and bathrooms. The moisture-resistant design includes powder-coated aluminum grilles that will not rust which makes this model a popular choice for bathrooms and laundry rooms, although keep in mind that these are not classified as outdoor speakers. This speaker features a 5¼” Carbon-filled polypropylene woofer with durable butyl rubber surround. For crisp, clear high notes, the ICE-530 in-ceiling speaker includes a ¾" treated silk dome swivel tweeter for extended highs.

Adjustable Silk Dome Tweeter
A nice feature on the ICE-530 ceiling speakers is the adjustable silk dome tweeter. When aimed toward the listening area, it can make a big difference in sound quality especially for dialog and higher frequencies.

Should I Purchase Special Cable for In-ceiling speakers?
Wiring requirements will depend on your local building codes, OSD Audio offers CL3/FT4 cable that is UL (fire) rated for all residential and most commercial in-wall and in-ceiling applications. The exception is you cannot run this cable in heating or cooling ducts in commercial applications. This cable includes a heavy-duty outer jacket approved for in-wall/in-ceiling installation. The high quality plastic jacket is also very flexible so it's easy to run the wires inside the wall.

Cable Requirements
Keep in mind that the gauge or thickness of your speaker wire depends on how far the wire has to travel from the receiver to the speaker. The lower the American Wire Gauge (AWG) number, the thicker the wire. Significant power losses can occur over the long runs, resulting in lower performance. While this probably won’t be a problem in most single-room setups, it could be an issue for multi-room systems. Consider these guidelines for wire gauge:

Less than 80 feet: 16
80 to 200 feet: 14
More than 200 feet: 12



For a retrofit installation, no construction bracket is needed.

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Other Product Info

Featuring • Carbon-Filled Polypropylene woofers in ceiling speaker with Butyl rubber surround which is long lasting and moisture resistant. • treated silk dome swivel tweeters with ferro fluid cooled voice coil for extended highs and better power handling capabilities. Moisture resistant. • Ideal for home theater real channel applications or distributed sound. • Baked enamel coated grill is rust proof and easy to paint. • Solid dog-leg mounting system

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

2 Questions & 2 Answers
Ryley Currie
from Lloydminster sask asked:
November 6, 2017
Will this speaker be ok in minus 20 to minus 40 weather?
1 Answer
Hi Ryley: I think the ICE600WRS would be a better choice, both feature simple level one crossover. These are more of a true weatherproof speaker. But not certified by any temperature testing. Are these to be mounted outdoors? TL/4627
Customer Service - Q&A
on November 16, 2017

Neil
from Tucson Az asked:
June 14, 2015
Im trying to get a speaker that fits into a previously cut hole and do not want to modify the opening I think the ICS 530 will work the opening is 8" round exact the ICS has a measurement of 8"x 2 3/4 then 6 5/8 what is the 6 5/8 for or mean? I ordered the ICE 850 because it is an 8" speaker but the opening to install needs to be 9 1/4 or close to it and I don't have the wiggle room for that size hole. can you advise about the size opening I'll need for the ICS 530 Thank you for your assistance
1 Answer
Hi Neil, The cutout diameter is 6 5/8"
Customer Service - Q&A
on June 17, 2015

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