Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" 2-Way Enclosed Ceiling Speaker

Brand:|Model: CS620EC
For large rooms, try these Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2” enclosed ceiling speakers. If you have an attic with blown-in insulation, then these are your ideal ceiling speaker. System includes: one speaker, removable steel mesh grills, built-in mounting brackets, hardware, and installation instructions.
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Part # 300-417
  • 6-1/2" black coated poly cone woofer with foam surround and dome tweeter
  • Mylar tweeter
  • Gold plated spring loaded binding posts
  • UL94 high temperature rating enclosure
  • Perfect for attics with blown-in insulation

Product Details

Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" 2-Way Enclosed Ceiling Speaker

The Dayton Audio CS620EC's dual slot ports tune the woofer to the enclosure for deeper bass reproduction. If you want to step up to a real sounding ceiling speaker the Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" ceiling speaker is the right choice for you. UL94 high temperature rated enclosure.

System includes: one speaker, removable steel mesh grills, built-in mounting brackets, hardware, and installation instructions. Sold individually.

*Note: Remove and discard the 1/8" perforated ring that connects the center "painting grill mask" and the outer "mounting template" before attempting to use the templates.

Specifications: • Woofer: 6-1/2" coated poly cone • Tweeter: 1" Mylar • Power handling: 25 watts RMS/50 watts max • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency response: 50-20,000 Hz • Dimensions: 11" dia. x 7" D • Cutout size: 9-9/16" dia.

Product Specifications
  • Input Rating8 ohm
  • Mounting StyleIn-ceiling
  • Special FeaturesEnclosed Back
  • Woofer Diameter6-1/2"
Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" 2-Way Enclosed Ceiling Speaker
  • BrandDayton Audio
  • ModelCS620EC
  • Part Number300-417
  • UPC844632000515
  • Product CategoryCeiling Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (10 Reviews)
  • Weight6.55 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" 2-Way Enclosed Ceiling Speaker
Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" 2-Way Enclosed Ceiling Speaker is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They sound very good... A+, but PE failed to inspect B4 shipping.In the past we never liked to used enclosed ceiling speakers, but because of the location where these are being installed, (between 1st & 2nd floor) we had to use enclosed ceiling speakers to prevent sound and vibration from being heard above. The sound quality is excellent. Bass sounds very good. No plastic sound like you usually get from enclosed ceiling speakers. The speaker is just perfect, we really were not expecting such good result.HOWEVER!!! Although this has nothing to do with the speaker performance itself, I think it is worth mentioning that PE has dropped the ball on this one. We ordered two of them, and one of them came with some major manufacturer defects in the screw clamps mechanism. We tried to fix them, but after about 5 minutes of testing with about 5 watts of power, the speaker fell right to the floor, breaking the ring around it. Well, now we can't even use it nor return it.OVERALL!!! I think the speaker is excellent, the sound quality is top notch and we will definitely order more. Unfortunately, PE has dropped the ball and failed to catch the defects before shipping. No big deal! We have plenty of time to order a new one before installation is completed.
Date published: 2013-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Preliminary View is ExcellentPreliminary view is that these are excellent speakers for the price. Will install (6) in several educational rooms at our church with projectors and if we change our view, will post another comment. 8 ohms means you can connect several in parallel and still not blow your amp. We purchased the little 20 watt per channel stereo Lepai TA 2020 ($30) and it drove a pair of them very well. Sisnce it's output goes up as you add speakers, another speaker on each channel should just get better. They look so good you could even use them as pendant speakers, hanging them from a high ceiling like a pendant lamp, getting them closer to their audience. Add a little 50 watt powered Sub and you have a very nice setup at a very low price.
Date published: 2011-08-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for high ceiling/no ceilingI mounted these in the bathroom, with about a 10' ceiling and the attic above it. A speaker without a baffle or box would have had no low end response at all. These make some bass happen. The 9" grill on the ceiling makes it look like you have some large speakers up there, but in fact it is necessary to cover the port, etc. I think they are a good value and sound great for the bathroom. An 8" ceiling speaker, in an infinite baffle like an insulated attic would present, would have no bass.
Date published: 2009-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good in-ceiing speakersI installed these speakers in the bathrooms in my gallery/event space. They sound great. A little bassey, but good.
Date published: 2009-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for whole house audioI bought these speakers for bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen in order to pipe music/tv/etc throughout the house. A breeze to install and they sound great. The fact that they have their own enclosure was a nice feature since i had insulation blown in my attic so the speaker is protected. On that same note, this 6.5" speaker has a 9.5" diameter grill because of that enclosure. So be sure you have enough space to install them
Date published: 2008-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sound greatI was apprehensive because these speakers were so inexpensive but they sound really great in my master bedroom and master bath.
Date published: 2008-09-08
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Dayton Audio CS620EC 6-1/2" 2-Way Enclosed Ceiling Speaker

Is there a in-ceiling support bracket that will fit these speakers? I have some in a school system that are starting to bulge and need to be supported.

Asked by: TechII
Unfortunately we do not have any bridges made for these speakers. In the past I have used 1/8" Masonite cut to fit behind the tile with a hole cut to the diameter to fit the speaker. This has worked well as a custom inexpensive bridge.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-07-13

Is this ready for new construction installation or is there a separate mounting bracket that must be purchased?

Asked by: Melbell
Yes, these are ready for installation.
Answered by: MattW
Date published: 2015-04-09

At 7+ lbs, do you think there will be any problem if I attach them to the standard drop-ceiling tiles found in most commercial buildings? (The tiles are those paper/fiber like stuff that's about .5-.75" thick)

Asked by: andreleblanc
These will be a bit heavy for mounting directly to a standard ceiling tile and will likely cause sagging over time. Since tile bridges are not available for these, I would recommend cutting 1/8"-1/4" HDF into sheets that match the tile size, and then cutting holes in this to act as a bridge.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-12-02

Is there a title bridge available for this speaker for mounting it in a drop title ceiling?

Asked by: Adamsoundguy
Unfortunately no, we do not have any tile bridges available for this model.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-11-13

what kind of mounting brackets do theses come with?

Asked by: flor
These have standard "dog-ear" type tabs that grip the back of the drywall when they are screwed down. These do not include any pre construction brackets.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-28

are these angled?

How do you install these to create a good sound stage if they are not angled? Could they work with a 15" sub or would there a "whole" in freq Range?
Asked by: NCaudio2
These are not angled, there isn't anything you can do to aim these unfortunately. They will work fine with a 15" subwoofer, these will play into the low 40's without much of a problem.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2013-10-15
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