2018's Best Ceiling Speakers 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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Our team had to look through hundreds of ceiling speakers to create this list of the best products. We thoroughly compared them using such aspects as material, weight, cost, assembly quality, and many other details. Feel free to contact us and suggest any ideas if you think that we have missed something in our list.

We created this top list of the best ceiling speakers with a great attention to details. It is based on specifications of each ceiling speakers, such as cost, material, assembly quality, users score, weight, etc. Despite that, we highly recommend you to make your own research before buying a ceiling speakers — only this way you can get an item that will completely suit you.

List of 10 Best Ceiling Speakers of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Micca M-8c 8 Inch 2-way In-ceiling In-wall Speaker (Editor’s Choice)
Perfect integration between the tweeter and woofer is achieved through a 6db crossover network.
Micca M-8c 8 Inch 2-way In-ceiling In-wall Speaker
4.8
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2. Acoustic Audio Cs-ic83 In Ceiling 8 Home Theater 5 Speaker (Best Eco-Friendly)
8″ woofers, high rigidity polypropylene cones with progressive spiders, butyl rubber surrounds, poly mica midranges, 13mm soft dome tweeters, 3-way passive crossovers for greater fidelity.
Acoustic Audio Cs-ic83 In Ceiling 8 Home Theater 5 Speaker
4.5
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3. Polk Audio Rc80i 2-way In-ceiling In-wall Speakers
Pair of 2-way in-ceiling speakers timbre-matched to the polk audio rti series for seamless imaging.
Polk Audio Rc80i 2-way In-ceiling In-wall Speakers
4.5
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4. Acoustic Audio R191 In Ceiling In Wall 5 Speaker
5.25″ woofers with high rigidity polypropylene cones and extended throw assembly, butyl rubber surrounds for increased performance and durability, 12mm soft dome tweeters.
Acoustic Audio R191 In Ceiling  In Wall 5 Speaker
4.3
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5. Pyle Pair 6.5 Flush Mount In-wall In-ceiling 2-way Home Speaker
Includes a cut-out size template and quick connect spring-loaded speaker terminals for simple, easy, no hassle installation, in any room, delivering a full rich sound without cluttering floor space.
Pyle Pair 6.5 Flush Mount In-wall In-ceiling 2-way Home Speaker
4.0
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6. Pyle Pdic60t In-wall In-ceiling Dual 6.5-inch Speaker (Best Versatility Features)
Dual 6.5-inch speakers, 8 ohm impedance, 1-inch high temperature voice coil, flush mount.
Pyle Pdic60t In-wall  In-ceiling Dual 6.5-inch Speaker
3.8
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7. Polk Audio Mc60 High Performance In-ceiling Speaker
Easy one-cut, drop-in installation puts built-in audio within reach, with perfect fit templates, a precision flange and (available) pre-construction brackets.
Polk Audio Mc60 High Performance In-ceiling Speaker
3.8
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8. Pyle Pair 6.5 Bluetooth Flush Mount In-wall In-ceiling 2-way Universal Home Speaker
Includes built in round stain resistant speaker grills.
Pyle Pair 6.5 Bluetooth Flush Mount In-wall In-ceiling 2-way Universal Home Speaker
3.5
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9. 82c Silver Ticket In-wall In-ceiling Speaker
The 20mm silk dome tweeter produces silky-smooth sound and 15-degree pivot for perfect sound placement.
82c Silver Ticket In-wall In-ceiling Speaker
3.3
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10. Polk Audio Rc65i 2-way In-wall Speakers (Excellent Warranty Policies)
Equipped with one 6.5-inch dynamic-balance, mineral filled polymer-composite cone.
Polk Audio Rc65i 2-way In-wall Speakers
2.8
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№ 1. Micca M-8c 8 Inch 2-way In-ceiling In-wall Speaker with Pivoting 1 Silk Dome Tweeter (each, White)

2-way in-ceiling speaker with a high excursion 8″ poly woofer and a 1″ soft dome tweeter. Smooth and natural sound signature with robust bass output for impactful listening experience. Easy to install and can be painted to blend into any decor. Perfect integration between the tweeter and woofer is achieved through a 6db crossover network. Designed for optimal performance in a wide variety of home entertainment applications.

 

 
The Good
Perfect integration between
2-way in-ceiling speaker
The Bad
Given all the pros, this product is impeccable.
 

 

 
№ 2. Acoustic Audio Cs-ic83 In Ceiling 8 Home Theater 5 Speaker Set 3 Way 1750 Watt New Cs-ic83-5s

Use for in wall or in ceiling home entertainment, center channel, home theater, multiple room systems, industrial sound, outdoor entertainment areas, decks, patios, pools. This listing and price is for 2.5 pair / 5 in ceiling speakers. Acoustic audio cs-ic83 in ceiling speakers, recommended power is 20-350 watts per speaker, frequency response is 40hz-20 khz, efficiency is 95db.8ohm.3-way design and functionality. Spring loaded speaker wire terminals, paintable grills and frames, cut out is 9.49″, overall is 10.86″, mounting depth 3.7″, designed and engineered in the usa, full instructions included.

8″ woofers, high rigidity polypropylene cones with progressive spiders, butyl rubber surrounds, poly mica midranges.13mm soft dome tweeters.3-way passive crossovers for greater fidelity.

 

 
The Good
Acoustic audio cs-ic83 in ceiling speakers
Spring loaded speaker wire terminals
This listing
The Bad
Quickly becomes wet due to cheap materials.
 

What warranty should a ceiling speakers have?

If you do not want to buy a new ceiling speakers or spend your money every time it malfunctions, consider a model with a good warranty period. Otherwise, you will have to waste a lot of resources to repair or replace it.

 

 

Equipped with one 8-inch dynamic-balance, mineral filled polymer-composite cone. Frequency response: 35hz – 20khz. Constructed of durable, moisture-resistant materials for use in bathrooms, saunas, or under outdoor eaves. Pair of 2-way in-ceiling speakers timbre-matched to the polk audio rti series for seamless imaging. Equipped with one 1-inch dynamic-balance, metalized soft dome tweeter with 15-degree-swivel mount. Special shipping information: this item cannot be returned and has additional shipping restrictions ; power range (watts): 20-100.

 

 
The Good
Special shipping information
The Bad
Comes only in one size.
Cannot be used as a universal product.
 

 

 
№ 4. Acoustic Audio R191 In Ceiling In Wall 5 Speaker Set 2 Way Home Theater 1000 Watt New R191-5s

Use for in wall or in ceiling home entertainment, home theater, multiple room, industrial sound, outdoor entertainment, this listing and price is for 2.5 pair / 5 in ceiling speakers. Cut out size is 6.625″ per speaker, overall size is 7.625″ per speaker, mounting depth is 3″ per speaker, designed and engineered in the usa, full instructions included. Acoustic audio r191 in ceiling 2-way speakers, recommended power is 20-200 watts per speaker, frequency response is 45hz-22 khz, efficiency is 95db.8ohm.2-way design and functionality. Paintable frames and grills, low profile housings designed for easy installation, integrated wall-lock mounting system, cut-out templates included for easy installation.

5.25″ woofers with high rigidity polypropylene cones and extended throw assembly, butyl rubber surrounds for increased performance and durability.12mm soft dome tweeters.

 

 
The Good
Acoustic audio r191 in ceiling 2-way speakers
Cut out size is 6.625″ per speaker
Paintable frames
5.25″ woofers
The Bad
May be expensive for some people.
 

 

 
№ 5. Pyle Pair 6.5 Flush Mount In-wall In-ceiling 2-way Home Speaker System Spring Loaded Quick Connections Dual Polypropylene Cone Polymer Tweeter Stereo Sound 200 Watts (pdic1661rd)

Flush mount design – compact flush mount design for simple easy installation in-wall / in-ceiling, or pre-cut speaker openings, for in home use, office, professional, or custom audio applications on any flat surface. Speaker grill – built in round stain resistant speaker grills. Match existing flush mounted designs in your home or workplace for a clean look & achieve wide-range sound performance without compromise. High quality – pair of 6.5” reinforced polypropylene cones with suspension cloth & 1/2” high compliance polymer tweeter. Enjoy a more consistent & enhanced sound field with full range stereo surround sound reproduction. Seamless integration – perfect for existing home theater systems this pyle 2-way in-ceiling or in-wall speaker system delivers incredible stereo sound to any room in your home from speakers you can barely see without using any floor or shelf space.

Easy to install – includes a cut-out size template and quick connect spring-loaded speaker terminals for simple, easy, no hassle installation, in any room, delivering a full rich sound without cluttering floor space.

 

 
The Good
Seamless integration
Easy to install
High quality
Flush mount design
Speaker grill
The Bad
The product is hard to buy because of a low number of official vendors.
You will not be able to use it on the daily basis.
 

 

 
№ 6. Pyle Pdic60t In-wall In-ceiling Dual 6.5-inch Speaker System, 70v Transformer, 2-way, Flush Mount, White (pair)

In-wall / in-ceiling system.2-way stereo sound speakers. Overall dimensions: 9-inch diameter x 4 5/8-inch depth, cut-out: 7 7/8-inch x 4 5/8-inch. Directable 1-inch titanium dome tweeter.250 watts rated peak power. Dual 6.5-inch speakers.8 ohm impedance.1-inch high temperature voice coil, flush mount. 70 volt transformer, tapping at 8 ohm, (30w.20w.15w.10w.5w). Mounts flush on walls or ceilings. Perfect for custom installations & applications. System includes cut-out template for easy installation.

 

 
The Good
Overall dimensions
70 volt transformer
In-wall / in-ceiling system.2-way stereo sound speakers
The Bad
It costs too much money.
Assembling quality is below average.
 

 

 

Easy one-cut, drop-in installation puts built-in audio within reach, with perfect fit templates, a precision flange and (available) pre-construction brackets; achieve secure, vibration-free efficiency with a simple turn of the patented rotating cam system. Lightweight and stiff polymer drivers provide excellent damping and bass response. Specially tuned for excellent ambient performance, with superb detail and natural musicality, even at low volume. Aimable swivel tweeters for greater accuracy and more realistic imaging. Polk’s proprietary, patented dynamic balance technology allows engineers to design out distortion-causing driver and system resonances, so you only hear the good sounds.

 

 
The Good
Specially tuned
Easy one-cut
Polk’s proprietary
Aimable swivel tweeters
The Bad
You will not be able to take it on a plane.
 

 

 
№ 8. Pyle Pair 6.5 Bluetooth Flush Mount In-wall In-ceiling 2-way Universal Home Speaker System Spring Loaded Quick Connections Polypropylene Cone Polymer Tweeter Stereo Sound 200 Watts (pdicbt652rd)

Seamless integration – perfect sound wherever you need it. Great for existing home theater systems and custom applications this pyle 2-way in-ceiling or in-wall speaker system will deliver on-demand crisp audio sound clarity all the time. Speaker grill – includes built in round stain resistant speaker grills. Match existing flush mounted designs in your home or workplace for a clean look & achieve wide-range sound performance without compromise. Bluetooth – built-in bluetooth no hassle wireless music streaming from all your favorite bluetooth enabled devices. Perfect for incredible stereo sound in any room in your home from speakers you can barely see without using any floor or shelf space. Flush mount design – compact flush mount design for simple easy installation in-wall / in-ceiling, or pre-cut speaker openings, for in home use, office, professional, or custom audio applications on any flat surface.

Easy to install – includes a cut-out size template & quick connect spring-loaded speaker terminals with spring loaded fixing clips for simple, easy, no hassle installation with included speaker connection wire, bluetooth controller & power supply.

 

 
The Good
Seamless integration
Speaker grill
Flush mount design
Easy to install
The Bad
In comparison with other options, this one offers the lowest number of features.
 

 

 
№ 9. 82c Silver Ticket In-wall In-ceiling Speaker with Pivoting Tweeter (8 Inch In-ceiling)

The 20mm silk dome tweeter produces silky-smooth sound and 15-degree pivot for perfect sound placement. Solid constructed, moisture-resistant speakers can be used in bathrooms, saunas, or under outdoor eaves. Frequency response: 47 hz – 20.000 hz, sensitivity: 89+/-2 db, impedance: 8 ohms, crossover: 12db per octave; power handling capacity: 60-watts nominal.120-watts peak. One speaker 2-way in-ceiling with an 8″ mica polypropylene cone woofer with rubber edge and a 30oz magnet delivers clear, distortion-free sound.

 

 
The Good
One speaker 2-way in-ceiling
Frequency response
The 20mm silk dome tweeter produces silky-smooth sound
Solid constructed
The Bad
Requires delicate care.
 

 

 

Pair of 2-way in-wall speakers timbre-matched to the polk audio rti series for seamless imaging. Constructed of durable, moisture-resistant materials for use in bathrooms, saunas, or under outdoor eaves. Equipped with one 6.5-inch dynamic-balance, mineral filled polymer-composite cone. Frequency response: 32hz – 20khz and lower and upper -3db limits is 60 hz to 20 hz. Equipped with one 0.75-inch dynamic-balance, metalized soft dome tweeter with swivel mount.

 

 
The Good
Frequency response
The Bad
The product will not survive a fall.
 

What factors did you consider while making the TOP list of the best ceiling speakers?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various ceiling speakersfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive ceiling speakersin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best ceiling speakers in the preferred price category.

Do good ceiling speakersrequire a lifetime warranty?

Companies that make ceiling speakersoffer all kinds of warranties for any taste. Usually, cheap models have only a 6-month warranty or do not have it at all. Average users recommend choosing a ceiling speakers with a two-year warranty, but we believe that the five-year warranty is much better and safer. At the same time, our team would not recommend you to buy models with a lifetime warranty since the vast majority of them is significantly overpriced.

What am I supposed to do if I get a wrong product instead of the chosen ceiling speakers?

If you were unlucky enough to get a wrong or broken product, use electronic mail or international telephone to contact the customer support team. They will help you to return your money or get the right ceiling speakers.

What is the defining factor when choosing a ceiling speakers?

If you are buying a ceiling speakers for the fist time in your life and do not really know much about it, you should always look carefully for user reviews from other customers. Learn from the experience of other people and try to find a ceiling speakers according to its material and assembly quality.

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