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Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Natural Sound Three-Way Speaker System (Pair)

B&H # YANSIW280CWH Mfr # NS-IW280CWH
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The NS-IW280CWH is a versatile, easy-to-install in-ceiling speaker that reproduces natural sound like only Yamaha can. The woofer is set in a tilted mounting allowing the user to aim the sound. Swiveling "Sound Max" tweeters create sizzling highs up to 28kHz. For maximum flexibility, the aluminum grill is paintable and comes with a protective cover.

Do-It-Yourself Installation
Installation requires a few basic tools with paintable frame and grill.
"Sound Max"
Unique crossover design ensures the greatest sound dispersion from dual tweeters.
Swivel Tweeters and Tilting Woofer
By pressing on the edge of the tweeters, high frequency sound can be directed towards the main listening area. The woofer can also be focused by rotating the speaker enclosure which has a 12° pre-tilted construction
System
Speaker Design 3-Way in-ceiling
Power Rating 100W/30W (max/nominal)
Impedance 8 Ohms
Frequency Response 65Hz - 28kHz
Sensitivity 85dB/2.83V/1m
Crossover 6kHz & 9kHz
Enclosure Paintable, aluminum grill
Shielded No
Drivers
Tweeter 2 x 0.75" (19mm) dome tweeter
Midrange None
Woofer 6.5"(165mm) Polypropylene mica filled cone woofer
General
Connector Type 2 x Binding Posts
Configuration 3-Way
Construction Aluminum Grill
Dimensions 10.3" (262mm) wide 5" deep
Cut-Out Size 9.4 " (240mm) wide
Mounting Depth 4.81" (122mm) deep
Weight 3.3 lbs (1.5kg) / unit
Color White
Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Natural Sound Three-Way Speaker System (Pair)
  • 2 x Speaker Grill
  • Cutout Template
  • Paint Protective Cover
  • 2 x Glue Strips
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty
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    YamahaNS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System
     
    4.7

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Great sound quality (9)
    • Easy to mount (7)
    • Easy to set up (7)
    • Attractive (6)
    • Good power output (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home theater (7)
      • Basic systems (5)
      • Home (5)
      • Smaller rooms / apartments (4)
      • Large rooms (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Practical (5), Movie enthusiast (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Literally Scared the mess out of Me!

      I recently purchased a pair of these in ceiling speakers for our new family/theater room. They were a good price and I was looking for something to put in the ceiling because the...Read complete review

      I recently purchased a pair of these in ceiling speakers for our new family/theater room. They were a good price and I was looking for something to put in the ceiling because the genius (myself) who designed the room put the end of the line for the rear surround speakers about 3 feet in front of the doorway to the room. Hanging a speaker there (slanted ceiling) would have meant many-a-head wounds in the future. Hence, in ceiling. I digress... In just a couple days after the online purchase I got the pair of speakers on my doorstep and was able to install them without issue. Considering the size (they're bigger than I expected, should have read the specs :/ but not a bad thing) I was not surprised by the volume they could produce. What scared me nearly to an early grave was the clarity in the quiet. We watched our first movie in our new room with the new set up... I went to turn the light off, my ear was near the speaker and seemingly forgot it was there, because some distant noise came clearly whispering out of the speaker and I thought one of our kids had gotten out and was in one of the other rooms... I looked around and eventually realized the idiot I was... it's called surround sound dummy! These speakers are awesome. Set up was easy, install a breeze.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Yamaha speakers

      These speakers were inexpensive and performed ok, but I returned them and opted for the Bose 191's which were a more compatible match for the other Bose speakers in the same room. I...Read complete review

      These speakers were inexpensive and performed ok, but I returned them and opted for the Bose 191's which were a more compatible match for the other Bose speakers in the same room. I didn't realy give the Yamaha speakers a fair test so can neither recommend them or not recommend them.

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      5.0

      Literally Scared the mess out of Me!

      By PaulYurk

      from North Carolina

      About Me Frozen Father, Movie Enthusiast, Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Basic Systems
        • Home
        • Home Theater
        • Larger Rooms
        • Multiple Rooms / Whole House

        Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

        I recently purchased a pair of these in ceiling speakers for our new family/theater room. They were a good price and I was looking for something to put in the ceiling because the genius (myself) who designed the room put the end of the line for the rear surround speakers about 3 feet in front of the doorway to the room. Hanging a speaker there (slanted ceiling) would have meant many-a-head wounds in the future. Hence, in ceiling. I digress... In just a couple days after the online purchase I got the pair of speakers on my doorstep and was able to install them without issue. Considering the size (they're bigger than I expected, should have read the specs :/ but not a bad thing) I was not surprised by the volume they could produce. What scared me nearly to an early grave was the clarity in the quiet. We watched our first movie in our new room with the new set up... I went to turn the light off, my ear was near the speaker and seemingly forgot it was there, because some distant noise came clearly whispering out of the speaker and I thought one of our kids had gotten out and was in one of the other rooms... I looked around and eventually realized the idiot I was... it's called surround sound dummy! These speakers are awesome. Set up was easy, install a breeze.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Nice Ceiling Speakers

        By Curtis the teacher

        from Salem, NH

        About Me Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Basic Systems
          • Larger Rooms

          Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

          Nice speakers, easy to set up

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Sound and Price!!

          By ProAVHQ

          from Atlantic City, NJ

          About Me Custom installer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Basic Systems
            • Home
            • Larger Rooms
            • Multiple Rooms / Whole House
            • Smaller Rooms

            Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

            Great when paired with the matching natural sound receiver. Sound quality is really good for the price. I bought these to install in a customers whole house audio system. We are both very happy with this system. I will be using it more. I have speakers 3 times the price and these sound just as good!

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            • No

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            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Yamaha speakers

            By BillN

            from Charlotte, NC

            About Me Audiophile

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Mount
            • Easy To Set Up

            Cons

            • Heavy / Bulky

            Best Uses

            • Home Theater
            • Smaller Rooms

            Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

            These speakers were inexpensive and performed ok, but I returned them and opted for the Bose 191's which were a more compatible match for the other Bose speakers in the same room. I didn't realy give the Yamaha speakers a fair test so can neither recommend them or not recommend them.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Excellant product

            By Mart 8745

            from Quebec, Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Sound Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Theater
              • Multiple Rooms / Whole House
              • Smaller Rooms

              Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

              good speakers

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Excellant product

              By Mart

              from Quebec, Canada

              About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Home Theater

                Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

                Good product

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                For their price they are awesome!!

                By Leroy

                from Perth Western Australia

                About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Home Theater

                  Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

                  I am in Australia and had these sent over, For their price you can't go past the sound quality and affordability. These are in our lounge room in the house with a Yamaha surround sound amplifier and they crank with movies!!
                  Guaranteed satisfaction......giddyup!

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                  • No

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Product, Great Price!

                  By Clumsy Tech Guy

                  from MN

                  About Me Practical, Technically Challenged

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Mount
                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Great Sound Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Basic Systems
                    • Home
                    • Home Theater

                    Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

                    This pair of speakers was purchased to fill the rear speaker slot in a home theater/surround system. They are easy to install, look as would be expected mounted in the ceiling, and the sound is as advertised. The grill is paintable but left it white to match ceiling so can't add any thoughts on that aspect. The price was the best I could find (B&H wins again!), and it was delivered free wihtin about 3 days. Very happy with this entire experience.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great

                    By RT

                    from Lexington, KY

                    About Me Practical, Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great Sound Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home Theater

                      Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

                      Sound great as my back surrounds in a 7.1 system. I like the aiming feature.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect for gameroom

                      By Matt

                      from Kankakee, il

                      About Me Practical

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy To Connect
                      • Great Sound Quality
                      • Powerful

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Basic Systems
                        • Smaller Rooms

                        Comments about Yamaha NS-IW280CWH In-Ceiling Speaker System:

                        These are great in wall speakers for our game room. Using them as a surround to our TV and for regular music.

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