NXG Technology NX-W6.2-X User Manual
Owner’s manual, Nx-w6.2-x in-wall speaker system, Where to place your in-wall speakers
NX-W6.2-X In-Wall Speaker System
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Congratulations on choosing NXG In-Wall Loudspeakers. Like all NXG products, great care has been taken
in their design. Their combination of advanced engineering and state-of-the-art materials will provide you
with years of listening pleasure, while blending smoothly into your home’s decor. Before you get started, it is
a good idea to identify all the parts and hardware (See Fig. 1).
Where To Place Your In-Wall Speakers
Placement can make all the difference in how your speakers sound, and how easy they will be to install.
Carefully consider where your speakers should be positioned. For optimum performance, speakers should
be mounted to the left and right of the main listening position and a minimum of 8 to 10 feet apart (See Fig.
2). Avoid mounting speakers in stud cavities containing electrical wiring, heating ducts, water pipes, etc.
Make sure the wall or ceiling materials are sturdy enough to support the weight of the speakers.
In-Wall Placement: Optimum performance will be achieved when your speakers are mounted at ear
level or slightly higher. If you desire to mount them higher in the wall, turn the speaker over so the tweeter
is closer to the listening area.
In-Ceiling Placement: Optimum performance will be achieved when your speakers are mounted to the left
and right of the main listing area.
The tweeter in your NXG speaker may be adjusted, allowing you to tailor the speaker to better fit the
listening area. The overall smoothest response is achieved with the tweeter facing straight out: however, you
may find the sound more pleasing by aiming tweeters toward a particular listening area. To adjust the tweeter,
apply pressure on the ring surrounding the tweeter with your thumb or finger.
Tweeter Level Adjustment
The level switch allows you to tailor the speakers’ frequency response to better match the room’s
acoustics. As an example, if a room has a hardwood floor, which makes it acoustically brighter sounding, you
may want to turn the tweeter level down. You can experiment with the levels to find the sound that’s most
pleasing to you in your particular listening environment.
Speaker Installation In Existing Construction
(See Fig. 4)
Once you have selected the location for your speakers, you are ready to install them.
You will need the following:
• Stud Finder
• Drill & Drill Bits
• Wire Cutter/Strippers
• Utility Knife or Drywall Saw
• Small Level
• Masking Tape
• Phillips Screwdriver
• Speaker Wire
NXG recommends the use of 16-gauge wire minimum. For wire options consult your retailer or custom
1. NXG Architectural Speakers are designed to be installed in the wall area between studs. Using a stud
finder, make sure you are between two studs. Using the supplied template and a level to ensure your tem-
plate is straight, tape the template to the wall and lightly trace around the inside with a pencil.
2. Cut the hole using your drywall saw. You may want to start with a small hole in the center of the
outline. This will allow you to check for any obstructions that may exist behind the desired location. CAU-
TION: Be certain electrical wiring, water pipes or heating ducts do not interfere in the planned installation
areas prior to drilling or cutting the wall.
3. Run speaker wire from your amplifier or speaker switching device to the speaker location.
4. Carefully remove the grille and inner grille backing. (Note: The open cell foam inner grille backing
is designed to hide speaker components from view and may be removed if desired.) If you like the standard
white finish of your NXG speakers, skip to step 5, but if if you want your speakers to blend in with a colored
wall or ceiling, now is the time to paint your speaker’s outer frame and perforated grille. (Remove the foam
inner grille backing and put it aside in a clean and dust free area for later reinstallation if desired.) The speak-
er’s outer surface will accept ordinary latex wall paint or aerosol spray paint. Because the speaker baffle sur-
face behind the grille should remain unpainted, you will need to cover this area with the supplied cardboard
paint mask. Cover the speaker’s interior black surface, woofer and tweeter. Paint the outer speaker frame
and grille separately. (Grille painting hint: Use a paint roller that is nearly out of paint to first paint the inside
of the grille, then the outside. This will avoid paint filling the grille perforations.)
Metal grille w/foam
inner grille cover
NXG In-Wall Speakers can be used as rear
surround sound channels by placing them
(1) behind, (2) on each side of viewer, or
(3) in the ceiling just behind viewing position.
They also make excellent front channel home
theater speakers (4).
tweeter level by
Press on the
edge of the