Category Archives: Wiring Questions

If you have speaker wiring questions, you may find the answers in this section. If not, you can always reach out and the InwallStore team will help you.

    The new Inwalltech BT1 Bluetooth volume control is a self contained ‘stereo in the wall’ device. It’s operation is wireless, but it has to get power converted from a standard wall outlet. This presents a challenge for a “clean” look, but if you’re clever, you can find many opportunities to hide the large […]

    In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to convert a standard existing passive volume control into a stand alone zone with it’s own Bluetooth name and amplifier for the speakers in that room only. The existing volume control should have it’s own set of left and right wires coming into it from a […]

    If you are building a new residential or a commercial structure, or if you’re remodeling an existing property, now is the time to plan for a Music Distribution System. It’s easier than you may expect. All you need to start is an existing Hi-Fi Stereo System. If it has at least 50 watts […]

  If you are using standard outdoor speakers, any of the wire we recommend or sell on our site will do for this application. If you are running this wire for more than 100 feet, you might want to insure you use 14 gauge wire at least to maintain a good signal. If you are […]

Step 1 Determine which rooms or areas you wish to provide sound, keeping any outdoor areas in mind. This will determine whether you select a 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 pair Speaker Selector. Step 2 Visualize where the furniture and fixtures will be placed in order to identify optimum speaker and decorator jack plate […]

Basic Wiring Diagram for whole house audio

  Wilfred, You should be able to do the work yourself without too much trouble. I’m glad to see you have looked over the FAQs. As for the theater, a 5.1 type system like you’ve described is perfect for most of our customers unless your room is really long, over 25 ft. front to back. […]

Old speaker wiring

  Bob, The volume controls are mandatory in any installation. We don`t have volume controls that are mounted in the speakers, that’s kind of an old school type of commercial sound setup. They may still be around but unlikely. You can make a bank of volume controls near your entertainment center if you still need […]

  Henry, Subwoofer wiring in a whole house system needs to go like this: From the amp/receiver/selector to the volume control in the remote room; to the sub location; then up to the individual speakers in the room. Make sure you have a sub that utilizes “speaker level” inputs/outputs as you`ll be running speaker wire […]

  Nick, You could use a blank cover plate. Push the wires all the way up in, you’ll be able to find the wires because you`ll be cutting a large hole to accommodate the speaker later anyway. Even if you`re going to use an on the wall type speaker, you could cut an outlet sized […]