Niles RWC8.5 8" LCR Rear Wave Control In-Ceiling Loudspeaker - Each (White)

Model: FG01630 UPC: 760514016309 Item: 160599

Product Information

Advanced Performance Ceiling-Mount Loudspeaker with custom-tuned, integrated Rear Wave Enclosure for primary and secondary listening rooms and home theater applications. Glass fiber woofer cones and proprietary Teteron® midranges and tweeters extend the frequency response for a superior listening experience.

Designer Aesthetics

Magnetically attached MicroThin™ round speaker grilles ensure a clean, virtually invisible designer appearance that blends with the room’s aesthetics. Optional square grilles provide even more design flexibility.

Audiophile Performance

Premium components, high-level crossovers, and a rigid, cast metal bridge combine to provide exceptional sonic performance; the custom-tuned, integrated Rear Wave Control Enclosure ensures consistent, predictable sound while significantly reducing unwanted sound from bleeding into adjacent rooms and spaces.

Directed Soundfield™

This patented technology directs the sound to the listening area to ensure the best sound quality.

A new patent-pending pivot mechanism rotates smoothly and holds the assembly securely in place.

Installation Ease

Patented-pending spring-tensioned mounting clamps install quickly and compensate for uneven mounting surfaces and varied environmental conditions. The unique shape of the custom-tuned integrated Rear Wave Control Enclosure enables it to be easily tucked through the loudspeaker’s hole cutout?perfect for retrofit installations.

Install With Confidence

The best-built loudspeakers deserve the best protection?a Lifetime Limited Warranty.


  • 8" black glass fiber woofer cone with curvilinear profile for deep bass and smoother reproduction in the important vocal range
  • 1-1/2" fluid-cooled Teteron® dome midrange provides detailed vocal reproduction
  • 1" fluid-cooled Teteron® dome tweeter provides smooth, ultra-detailed high frequency response
  • Rigid, cast metal tweeter/midrange bridge stiffens the structure for improved clarity
  • Custom-tuned, integrated Rear Wave Enclosure provides consistent, repeatable performance while reducing sound from bleeding into adjacent spaces; unique design enables it to be retrofitted into existing construction
  • Patented Directed Soundfield™ technology directs the sound to the listening area to ensure the best possible listening experience
  • Patent-pending woofer pivot mechanism adjusts smoothly and holds the assembly securely in position
  • Asymmetric 3-4th order 3-way computer optimized Linkwitz Riley crossover
  • Extended pole increases power handling capability
  • Dialog switch for center channel applications
  • Tweeter level switch compensates for speaker placement and room acoustics
  • Rust-resistant, magnetically attached grilles
  • Weather-resistant construction enable installation in moist areas such as bathrooms and outdoors under eaves


  • Recommended amplifier power: 10 - 150 watts
  • Impedance: 8 ohm nominal; 6 ohm minimum
  • Frequency response: 52 Hz to 21 kHz +/-3 dB


  • Frame dimensions (with grille): 11-1/4" (28.52 cm) diameter
  • Hole cutout dimensions: 9-3/4" (24.76 cm) diameter
  • Depth behind ceiling (5/8" drywall): 7-1/8" (18.08 cm)