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GeoRealistic Styling: The RS6 Pro's enclosure has unique
textures and colors to make it look like a natural rock. The speaker grilles are
designed so they blend into the cabinet. It is supplied with a security bracket/stake
and cable to insure it stays where you put it. The speaker is designed and built
to withstand the environmental stresses placed on an outdoor loudspeaker.
Weatherproof: The cabinet is made from fiberglass; it
utilizes double seals on the tweeter, woofer and enclosure cover. The drivers
are designed to drain water away from them and are made from weather resistant
material. The grilles are painted aluminum to stand up to the harsh outdoor
environment. The speaker has passed test requirements for salt fog, operating
temperature, storage temperature, UV exposure and humidity per military standard
ConeForward Design: This design mounts the woofer and
tweeter as close to the grille as possible giving you excellent imaging from an
outdoor loudspeaker. The tweeter is angled 20° up from the woofer so
it is aimed at the listener and not at the ground. This improves the high
frequency coverage of the loudspeaker and ensures that all the benefits of the
tweeter are heard and not lost in the surroundings.
- 1" Tweeter: The RS6 Pro uses a 1" Teteron tweeter that utilizes a
tri-laminate design consisting of an inner textile layer which forms the dome, a
high damping layer to kill unwanted resonances and an outside layer of urethane
to add stiffness and prevent breakup modes. The result is a transparent clear,
natural sounding tweeter which still maintains its extended frequency response
and is completely weatherproof.
- 6.5" Woofer: The RS6 Pro uses a 6.5" TCC (talc, carbon, ceramic)
filled polypropylene woofer. The unusually stiff cone, the butyl rubber surround
and substantial magnet and motor structure are optimized for large excursions of
the woofer. The 6.5" woofer is designed to provide rich deep bass and
outstanding weather resistance capabilities.
Precision Crossover: A customized electronic dividing
network inside the cabinet precisely distributes the music to the woofer and the
tweeter. The three-pole, two-way design of the RS6 Pro crossover provides excellent
stereo imaging, low distortion and superior sonic performance.
Rigid Acoustically Inert Cabinet Construction: Niles
utilizes a unique 4-layer cabinet construction to achieve superior non-resonance
of the speaker cabinet. This insures that all your hear is the music and not
Grille: The aluminum Microperf grille on the RS6 Pro has
hundreds of precisely sized perforations, creating an acoustically transparent
grille. The aluminum construction resist oxidation enabling years of
trouble-free operation in the harshest of conditions. Niles paints both sides of
the grille for added protection.
Speaker Cable Connection: To make sure the speaker
connection is trouble-free, the RS6 Pro features a 2' connection cable rated
for burial underground and specialized waterproof wire nuts. The wire nuts are
filled with a waterproof sealant.
Wiring Requirements: 2-conductor direct burial cable is
recommended at the following sizes depending on the longest length of cable
- 16 gauge: maximum distance of 60'
- 14 gauge: maximum distance of 100'
- 12 gauge: maximum distance of 160'
Power Rating: An amplifier rated at 10 to 150 watts is
recommended to power the RS6 Pro.