Niles RWC8.7 8" LCR Rear Wave Control Ceiling-Mount Loudspeaker - Each (White)

Model: FG01634 UPC: 760514016347 Item: 160596

Product Information

Elite Performance Ceiling-Mount Loudspeaker with custom-tuned, integrated Rear Wave Enclosure for advanced home theaters and primary listening rooms. Proprietary IMPA CT™ (Improved Aluminum Ceramic Technology) woofer cone, midrange, and tweeter provide the ultimate in performance and musicality.

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" IMPACT™ (Improved Aluminum Ceramic Technology) woofer cone with curvilinear profile provides natural flat response and moves any ringing frequencies to the inaudible range
  • 1-1/2" nano-coated IMPACT dome midrange utilizes a vapor deposited coating to move ringing frequencies outside the range of hearing while providing additional stiffening
  • 1" nano-coated IMPACT dome tweeter for ultra-detailed high frequencies
  • 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
  • Kapton non-conductive voice coil former and copper shorting caps combine to lower distortion and increase high frequency sound pressure levels
  • 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 - 175 watts
  • Impedance: 8 ohm nominal; 6 ohm minimum
  • Frequency response: 48 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)