The MC-553 features three 5¼-inch aluminum cone woofers and dual 1-inch aluminum dome tweeters for pristine sound quality and outstanding performance. Developed for high-end home theaters or multi-channel media rooms, the MC-553 has the unique ability to perform double-duty as both a center channel speaker and as a main front left or right speaker for a surround sound system. The lower woofer and tweeter can be configured to perform the duty of the center channel, thereby eliminating the need for a separate dedicated center channel! Accessories for this product may be found in the list below or check out the Accessories page for all of our speaker accessories.

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Model Name:
MC-553
Series:
MC
System Type:
In-wall/LCR Dual Channel 2-way Speaker
Frequency Response:
55Hz-20kHz (±3dB)
Sensitivity:
88dB Main, 87dB Center, and 90dB Combined (2.83V @ 1 Meter)
Recommended Power:
15-150 Watts Main, 15-100 Watts Center and 15-200 Watts Combined
Drive Units:
(3) 5-1/4" (133mm) Aluminum Cone Woofers
(2) 1" (25mm) Aluminum Dome Tweeters
Swivel Tweeter(s):
Yes
Tweeter Protection:
Yes
Crossover Frequency:
3,000 Hz
Crossover Slope:
12dB/Octave
Impedance:
8 Ohms Main, 6 Ohms Center and 4 Ohms Combined
Cabinet/Color:
White Frame (Paintable)
Grille:
White Steel(Paintable)
Cutout Dimensions:
6-5/8" W x 26-3/4" H
(168mm W x 680mm H)
Finished Dimensions:
7-7/8" W x 28-1/8" H x 3-3/8" D
(181mm W x 714mm H x 80mm D)
Weight:
9 lbs. (4.08 kg)
Warranty:
25 Years
Rear Enclosure:
FB-W
  • Aluminum dome tweeters have excellent dispersion off-axis for room-filling high frequency accuracy.
  • Swivel neodymium tweeters that can be angled up to 30 degrees off axis to provide accurate imaging anywhere in the room.
  • Accoustic lens dispering the high frequency energy, improving the off-axis response of the dome tweeters.
  • Computer optimized crossover networks.
  • Mylar capacitors minimize distortion and produce uncolored high frequency response.
  • Protection devices integrated into the crossover circuitry is self resetting and helps ensure safe operation of the speaker.
  • Paintable grilles, if you desire to completely conceal your in-ceiling speakers.
  • Installation template.

MC-553 LCR In-wall User’s Manual
MC Series In-wall Brochure
Technical Specifications Sheet

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In-wall MC-553 Installed (9/2009)

Speaker Combinations

Each RBH Sound speaker series can be mixed and combined within the like series, creating a vast selection of options to create a unique home theater experience.