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    Monoprice Aria In-Ceiling Speakers, 6.5in Dual Input Stereo 2-Way (pair)
    Product # 4619
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    Model 4619
    Frequency Response 57 Hz ~ 20 kHz
    Impedance 8 Ohms
    Maximum Input Power (RMS) 2x 50 watts
    Maximum Input Power (Peak) 2x 100 watts
    Woofer 6.5" Glass Composite Woofer w/ 13.3oz Magnet and rubber surrounds
    Tweeter Dual 1" Silk Membrane Dome (Pivoting) 20° swivel
    Sensitivity 85dB ±2dB (1.0m/2.83V)
    Crossover 4.0 kHz
    Fs 56.006 Hz
    Re 7.2 ohms
    Qts 1.186
    Vas 14.986 liters
    Cms 599.046 µm/N
    BL 4.424 T
    EBP 32.08
    Xmax 3.75mm
    SD 13.273 cm2
    Cut-Out Dimensions ø8.07" x 4.56" (ø205 x 116 mm)
    Overall Dimensions ø9.7" x 4.8" (ø246 x 122 mm)
    Mounting Depth 4.56" (116 mm)
    Weight 4.2 lbs. (1.9 kg)


    Fs = resonant frequency of loudspeaker moving mass (in free air)
    Re = electrical resistance of voice coil
    Qts = total Q of loudspeaker ((Qms x Qes)/(Qms + Qes))
    Qms = measurement of the control from the speaker's mechanical suspension system
    Qes = measurement of the control from the speaker's electrical suspension system
    Vas = equivalent air volume of moving mass suspension
    Cms = stiffness of the mechanical suspension
    BL = motor strength of the speaker
    EBP = Fs / Qes
    XMAX = maximum linear excursion
    SD = surface area of the cone

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    If I wire this for "Stereo" ie. left and right channel, each is an channel is an 8 ohm load?
    A shopper on Nov 22, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Hello, thank you for your question. Yes that is correct, this speaker has a standard 8 ohms impedance for both left and right channels.
    Will this enclosure fit the 4619 aria 6.5" dual input speakers?
    Colten P on Mar 26, 2017
    Monoprice Aria In-Ceiling Speakers, 6.5in Dual Input Stereo 2-Way (pair)
    Monoprice Aria In-Ceiling Speakers, 6.5in Dual Input Stereo 2-Way (pair)
    Monoprice ABS Back Enclosure (Pair) for PID 4103, 6.5in Ceiling Speaker (Will not work for PIDs 4102 or 4104)
    Monoprice ABS Back Enclosure (Pair) for PID 4103, 6.5in Ceiling Speaker (Will not work for PIDs 4102 or 4104)
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Correct, we would not offer a compatible enclosure for the 4619 ceiling speaker. The enclosures we offer specify the specific speaker by item number that they are compatible with. I do apologize for any inconvenience.
    Are these speakers considered to be fire retardant?
    James N on Nov 23, 2016
    BEST ANSWER: Hello, thank you for your question. Unfortunately no, these in ceiling speaker are not specifically manufactured with a specific fire rating though the wiring inside them is. I hope this helps, and of course if you have any more questions feel free to contact us!
    Do I need to leave in the foam inserts (behind the grill)? Or are they just for shipping
    Sergio G on Dec 10, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The cloth liner is there so you do not see the inner speaker components. You can remove it but may see glimpses of the the woofer and tweeter.
    I am only wanting to put one speaker in each room of my house. I was about to order the 2 way speaker pairs from this site for $49 before I realized there would be an issue with left and right channel hook ups. Someone told me to maybe just use single imput stereo speakers. From what I understand these speakers do both? Really confused on what I need. I hate to spend $100 a speaker for single ones, but I do have a mono switch on my amp, so would it be easy to merge 2 way speakers anyways?
    A shopper on Mar 14, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Note that this item is for 2 speaker units, so you are really only paying $40 per speaker. Each of these speakers can take two independent inputs (L and R) and plays both signals. Note that there are two tweeters, each one is playing one of the signals. You don't get a huge stereo effect, but you get some separation from a single speaker. I use this in my bathroom to extend the audio from the master bedroom. Those two inputs do have to be independently driven by the amp, so you are potentially using 2 amp channels for the one speaker, but each "side" of the speaker does give 8 ohms of impedance so if your amp can drive 4 ohms (attaching two speakers to one channel on the amp) which most home amps can (but check your manual), then you can run two of these in parallel off one L/R pair on your amp getting psuedo-stereo sound in two rooms. I think it really comes down to how you want to control things. If you want to turn down or off one room but not another, what is that going to look like, or even be possible on your amp? If you are wired in parallel, then obviously it's both or neither. But if you have the L channel going to one room and the R going to another the amp may not give you much independent control there even if you are in mono mode. Depends how high end of an amp you have. And, as the staff answer mentions, if your "mono mode" is actually "bridge mono" that's something different. That's using both L and R channels of your amp to drive one signal. The amps I have owned don't have a "mono mode" that mixes the L and R for you on both channels. There can actually be problems doing that for some content because subtle differences between the L and R channels can cause some parts of the content to cancel themselves out if you just simply combine the L and R signals. (as best I understand it)
    Can I use these speakers for 7.1 surround sound setup? How do you wire the speakers to use 6 speakers (front - left and right, rear - left and right, and rear surround - left and right)? I have separate center channel speaker that sits on the mantle below the TV and sub off to the left in a book shelf.
    Vincent C on Sep 17, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Enter an answer to this questionThe short answer is you can't. Stereo refers to the “image” of the sound. There is not such a thing as stereo speakers. What you have is two speakers and a stereo mix.

    How does it works? Each speaker reproduces a mono mix (one source) .

    Two mono speakers are two mono signals, sometimes called dual mono. Why is not stereo? Stereo provides a mixture of the environment in two separate channels. For example. Do the test. Cover one ear and you still will hear sound generated from either your left or right, alas if you cover your left ear sounds coming from the right will seem stronger (louder) than those from the left and vice versa.

    That is stereo. This is a distribution of the space onto two channels and not two separate mono channels.

    With surround something similar will occur. You have the environment split into 5,6,7,n number of speakers; however, there is a catch. This is only true for the environment as main dialogues are normally mono in the centre channel with some leak onto the left and right channels.

    So…what you can do is to set up a quadrophonic system or a dual stereo system. This will not give you surround but it will give you a richer experience.

    I am unsure if you have a surround amp. If this is the case I would recommend to go with a 3 point surround using left, right and centre and the forth speaker for parts.

    If you don't have a surround pre/amplifier, then I would just use two stereo channels and add a bit of delay ( you can use transistors and resistance to build your own or simply using an out of the box delay.

    Measure your room. And add the second set at 1/4 of the wavelength of your Freq of interest. This creates an interesting atmosphere but it is not surround.

    What makes surround is the decoder , not the speakers.
    Is this speaker suitable for bathroom? Not directly over the shower but 2-3 fee away.
    Krasimir J on May 11, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Yes, that's exactly how I installed mine. Do note that the item Monoprice is selling here is for a PAIR of speakers, which is a little silly because the whole point of a stereo point speaker is that you only need one. Still $80 is a good price even if you only need one. I still have the second one from my pair sitting around waiting to find a place to be used. Tried selling it on Craigslist but nobody responded. Maybe I'll post it again at some point.
    I'm almost done with install but the grill is loose. I don't want it to fall out and dent, and I also don't want it to rattle when all done. What's the best solution? What's the easiest solution?
    A shopper on Mar 15, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: try banding the cover a little with the small key you get with the speakers when u put them in place it will help a little so the cover don't come off
    HI, are there new construction rough in rings for these speakers or any other monoprice in wall / in ceiling speakers? I am building a new house and the installer is insisting them.


    Derek K on Jun 26, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Hey Derek, I asked the same question and never got a straight answer. I used the supplied template to make my own. Maybe calling them and asking a tech will get you a better answer. Hope that was some help.

    I have run 4 conductor wire for left and right channel do I move the wires on top of spaker to parallel connection? To get the left
    and right sound
    A shopper on Nov 30, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: No, as I understand it you leave the connection at the stereo connection and then wire the second set of wires at the pinch clamps in reverse from the source (red to black and black to red, respectively). This is how it was explained to me when I inquired.
    So do you need a 4 strand or 2 strand wire for these? Parallel sounds like 4 strand but it says it doesn't matter which pair goes to the source meaning the other pair does not go to the source it goes somewhere else? Like to the other spkr input? IDK
    Pierce M on Aug 31, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I used the two strand
    Would these benefit acoustically from an enclosure if I have them open to the attic? I have insulation behind them, but wondering if I should build an mdf enclosure...
    george p on Jul 31, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your interest in this ceiling speaker. A speaker enclosure will provide better bass response from the Arias. If the ceiling is over 12' high you may not hear the bass extension.
    I have installed preconstruction speaker mounts the diameter of the holes are 8" the diameter for these speakers say 8.1" will I be able to fit these speakers in my ceiling cutout or will I need to modify, how true is that 8.1" diameter spec?
    A shopper on Jun 18, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The diameter of the ceiling cutout would have to be 8.1". It will likely require some modification to your ceiling cutout.
    What enclosure do you sell that is compatible with this speaker?
    Richard M on May 30, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your interest in this ceiling speaker. If it is a back can you are looking for then you can probably use PID 11941. If you are looking for a cabinet to install this Aria speaker in then I am sorry, we do not carry anything that will work for this model. This unit has a cut-out dimension of 8.1" if you need to look for a speaker box for it.
    Monoprice ABS Back Enclosure (Pair) for PID 4103, 6.5in Ceiling Speaker (Will not work for PIDs 4102 or 4104)
    Monoprice ABS Back Enclosure (Pair) for PID 4103, 6.5in Ceiling Speaker (Will not work for PIDs 4102 or 4104)
    This or Caliber series speakers?
    If my rooms have two speakers in the ceiling, meaning I don't need to run a single speaker in stereo, why would I choose this versus the Caliber series - 4103 or 4104 for instance? Which is the better option if I am going to have two speakers in the room already?
    Stephen B on Apr 3, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: Ifor you have two speakers in the room there is no point installing the stereo speakers. You would also need 2 pairs of wires per speaker to make use of them.
    Can these inceiling speakers work in a high ceiling living room?

    My ceiling is 20 ft. high.
    A shopper on Feb 15, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Yes, as long as you have the clearance for the depth of the speaker. They are directional so the higher the ceiling, the better they will perform.
    I need two in-wall surround speakers to replace my on-wall surrounds, which stick out too far. If I wire these per the "Parallel" instructions, with only one speaker cable going to the speaker, will the configuration be bipole or dipole? (from the tweeters at least)
    Also, what impedance would the AVR see?
    Ralph C on Feb 4, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: When wired as a mono unit the impedance remains 8?. The tweeter are in phase as a bipole system.
    4.9 / 5.0
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    Utterly surprised & delighted
    I've been using these speakers for several months and I'm delighted with them.
    I had anticipated tepid performance at best I could not have been more
    wrong. We have fairly large rooms. I installed the speakers (two pairs)
    in a room of 36' x 51' x 17' (ht). I augmented them with a Klipsch C3 and
    a Klipsch subwoofer KSW-10 as their speaker drivers approximate the
    characteristics of the 4619's.

    About all that we watch in that room is the evening news, so I had fully
    expected this combination to prove adequate. What a surprise. Once I
    got the receiver (150W RMS x 5) "dialed-in," I realized that I had grossly
    underestimated the 4619's. I played some acoustic music DVD's and
    was very pleasantly surprised. (I've performed acoustic music since the
    1960's.) I then tried The Stones', Bridges to Babylon and Voodoo Lounge
    DVD's. Very impressive not only in raw SPL but presence, too. And, yes, I
    intentionally over-drove them (albeit, briefly) but the speakers took it
    all in stride.

    I strongly urge that you construct/buy substantial enclosures for these.
    Without belaboring the physics involved, stay away from cubical dimensions.
    I'd suggest that you consider modeling your efforts on the Polk RTI-A3's
    doing so worked well for me. Do construct them from mdf or something
    of similar density. Make sure that they will "sit" square to the ceiling to
    obviate "buzz." Lowes has a 3.5 gallon bucket which will do in a pinch
    (51596-03205, I think!). Be sure to remove the handle first, lest the result
    sound as though a squadron of angry African bees has taken up residence
    in your attic. (I used these buckets as a stop-gap until I got around to
    making more proper enclosures.)

    This thread offers excellent installation recommendation specifics do follow
    them. Most specifically, make sure that you run-in the four screws on each
    speaker before attempting to install them. True to form, I got a speaker
    with one completely un-threaded screw. (Make sure that any substitute
    screw has an un-threaded gap ... or, at least, reduce the torque setting
    on your driver-drill. A fine thread will result in better and uniform binding
    force, though it's not likely to prove critical.) To minimize mess, you might
    consider putting your keyhole saw through a large diameter paper cup and
    cutting from the room-side of the ceiling.

    On a more general note, I've been buying from MonoPrice for quite some
    time and their service has always been exemplary.
    May 1, 2010
    Change the mounting screws and enjoy.
    Many things add together to total a review, and this is no different. As always for the price, the speakers do very well, but some of the corners cut to achieve that price point can cause some headaches. To avoid those headaches, do a simple and still relatively inexpensive fix.

    The major issue with these speakers are the mounting screws. They are thin, very light weight, and phillips head. I have installed many in wall and ceiling speakers, but when using these, the screws tend to bend and the bending pops the locks out the tracking. After running into this issue with about 25% of the screws, I replaced them with quality torx screw from Lowes. They are very inexpensive, and from now on when installing these speakers, I will do this with every screw before hand.

    Do yourself a favor and pick up a half of pound of screws for an extra few bucks. You won't regret it, and you will have plenty left over for fixing things around the house.
    July 28, 2009
    Excellent Sound
    I put these speakers in earlier today and they were easy to install. For the quality of the sound, you could easily pay four times as much. These mounted into the drywall ceiling. Holes were easily cut with a keyhole saw I purchased for $10 at the local box store. I had easy access to the speakers through the unfinished attic. I dug an open area in the blown in insulation, and gently replaced it laying a piece of plywood over the top to keep the bass from escaping. I'm using the speakers in a small kitchen primarily for music and talk radio. The kitchen borders an open floor plan dining room. Sound fills the kitchen easily and you can hear the music well in the dining room as well.

    PROS: Economical great sound.

    CONS: A bit difficult to reinsert the metal grill after installation of the speaker in the ceiling. But overall, not so bad.
    June 25, 2016
    Have been looking for the right ceiling speakers. Found these by surfing the net, wasn't sure at first because of the price, read the reviews and thought I'll give them a try. What an amazing sound the bass is really good. I've installed 4 of these to try now the customer wants another 18 to be I stalked around the house. A must buy for anyone. Trust me do not hesitate you will not be disappointed .

    PROS: The price is outstanding. Well packaged and no problem with delivery

    CONS: Non as of yet
    May 23, 2014
    I bought these speakers for my 7.1 System in my living room and for house speakers (kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, hallways) throughout the house. All my house speakers I have a Left and Right Speakers so I cannot speak for the speakers in the Stereo Setting (only one speaker in a room). I am not an expert in sound quality but I think the speakers sound great and everyone who has listened (with Directv, DVD, Pandora, FM Radio) to the speakers think they are great (7.1 system and house speakers). My living room system has a subwoofer but the speakers I am using for the house speakers seem to have pretty good base to them. I only bought a couple speakers for the house speakers to listen how they sound before I buy the remaining house speakers I need. I will definitely be buying these speakers to finish the remaining house speakers locations throughout the house.

    PROS: - Cannot beat the price
    - Great Sound Quality
    - Very easy to install, some people say they had issues with the screws on the speakers, I had no issues.
    - Quick shipping and the speakers were not damaged during shipping.

    CONS: - The jumper cables between Stereo (one speaker in a room) and Parallel settings on the speakers can be difficult to move from one setting to the other. When I switched the speaker settings from Stereo to Parallel setting, I broke off the Mono Stereo connection points on a quarter of the speakers I installed. Not a big deal because I am going to keep them on the Parallel setting but might be an issue for people who are going to be change the speaker settings back and forth.
    April 17, 2012
    Monoprice in-wall in-ceiling speakers
    I was very impressed with the quality of the monoprice speakers. The materials used were very good, and the sound is excellent. The prep for the installation (cutting the holes) was not as easy as I had hoped. Even if you decide it's too advanced for you, and decide to hire an installer, I would still recommend buying the speakers from Monoprice as you'll end up with a better quality product when it's done.

    After first installing the speakers and firing them up from my receiver amp, I was a little disappointed by the sound, but after going through the speaker tuning process on my receiver I am very impressed with the field of sound. I'm assuming that their dynamic range is far superior to my previous speakers, so make sure to tune your receiver after installation.

    PROS: Price! These are half the price of the same speakers sold at Lowes/Home-depot/BestBuy!

    Quality! These speakers are beefy, and well made with quality materials!

    Installation (once holes are made [see Cons]) is very easy and looks great.

    Aesthetic! Quality materials means a heavy duty speaker grill made of a thicker gauge material than comparable speakers, meaning that don't easily "dent" or bow.

    CONS: Drilling/cutting the holes necessary for installing these speakers is not a beginner level task. Dry wall and/or plaster work is much harder than it seems, if you want the finished installation to look good. Having the right tools is essential! For the round speakers, you can order a specific large radius hole cutter tool. I recommend: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003LR5U7C/ref=oh_details_o04_s00_i00
    August 21, 2012
    Great quality and performance
    I purchased four sets of these speakers (8 individual speakers total) for my home multi-zone audio system. All of my speakers are powered by Sonos ZonePlayer 120s. To make a long story short, when I was purchasing the ZonePlayers I had an involved conversation with the customer service rep. about what speakers to use. I was leaning toward Monoprice but he obviously wanted me to buy from his store. He persuaded me to by a single Niles CM710Si speaker to test out before before committing to Monoprice. The specs of the Niles speaker are very similar to the Monoprice 4619s (except the Niles speakers doesn't have swivelling tweeters from what I noticed). Anyway, the Niles speaker cost me $110 CAD for a SINGLE speaker, compared to the $67.09 CAD for the two monoprice 4619s. In the end I noticed no discernible sound difference between the two speakers and I've been using both of them for over two months. In fact, I like the sound of the Monoprice speakers slightly more, they seem to have a better bass response. I'm happy I bought the Niles speaker just to compare the Monoprice speakers to, because now I know I made the best decision going with Monoprice. However, at the same time I wish I just would have went with Monoprice in the first place because the speaker quality and sound is no different than the more traditional Niles speaker.

    I am very happy with the sound quality of my Monoprice speakers and I would strongly recommend buying these. The sound quality is top notch and easily matches (if not exceeds) certain retail-purchased speakers.

    As far as installation goes, I followed the recommendations listed in the other reviews and they were a great help. THe most important bit of information that I learn from these reviews was to loosen (or rotate) the screws that activate the clips that hold the speaker to the ceiling BEFORE placing the speaker into the ceiling. Sometimes the initial torque that you place on the screw can cause it to jump out of the cylinder that guides it. Therefore, if you rotate the screw around beforehand, it works its way through the cylinder and loosens it up so that when you put the speaker in the ceiling the screw won't jump from its housing.

    PROS: Great quality/craftsmanship, great performance, much cheaper than similarly priced retail models.

    CONS: Minor Issue: The screws used to activate the clips that hold the speaker to the ceiling sometimes pop out of their housing if not properly loosened before installation (see review for more details).
    November 11, 2010
    Who needs a fancy brand name on the grill?
    I'm 55, and no longer trying to impress people with the brand names. I was looking for a 3 way speaker and this was the best one I found, considering I already have a sub-woofer. We did a remodel and hung these speakers in the ceiling for a surround sound system for TV and stereo. Hooked it up to a Yamaha receiver. I'm very pleased so far. They can handle a lot of power, so my teenager will have a hard time blowing them, like he did with the 'hang on the wall' speakers that came with the system. However, I had to go elsewhere to find a cover, which keeps attic insulation from falling into the speakers. Monoprice should offer a similar product.
    September 16, 2013
    Purchased these speakers for a remodel to replace cube speakers previous owners had installed. They look great and install very easily... contractor was impressed with quality right out of the box!
    June 27, 2017
    1 year ago
    Great product as alway with monoprice! I tell all my friends about Monoprice!

    PROS: Unbelievable sound for the money, great product! Would recommend them to anyone!

    CONS: None!
    April 28, 2011