Russound Adds to 70-Volt Collection with All-Weather Landscape Speaker

The new AW4-LS-BR landscape speaker from Russound is designed to enable facilities managers and homeowners alike to enjoy outdoor audio year-round, even in challenging weather conditions.


Over the past year or so, Russound has been at the forefront of bringing commercial 70-volt/100-volt technologies into the residential market. The latest 70-volt/100-volt, 8-ohm loudspeaker from Russound is its newly announced AW4-LS-BR landscape loudspeaker. 

Charlie Porritt, CEO, Russound, says the newly introduced AW4-LS-BR landscape loudspeaker is designed to meet the many requirements of residential and light-commercial applications. 

“Our commercial streaming system is designed to be an outstanding, reliable performer, especially outdoors where it someimes can be a challenge to create a satisfying soundscape in a large area,” says Porritt. “But with our new landscape speakers, facilities managers and homeowners alike can enjoy exceptional audio year round, even in the most challenging weather conditions.”

Russound's Landscape Speaker Is Made for the Great Outdoors

Utilizing an industrial design that helps the speaker blend into landscape settings, the AW4-LS-BR installs into environments that include gardens, atriums and outdoor dining areas.

Addressing the speaker's sound quality, the company says its new speaker is engineered to produce detailed audio, while withstanding any number of weather conditions. 

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Aiding the installation process, Russound points out the two-way AW4-LS-BR features 1/2-inch NPS/NPT male connections, and a “color stabilized” composite construction that resists chips, dents, peeling and color fading. 

Further aiding integrators, Russound says that it also designed the landscape speaker with installation options that include 360-degree rotation and 120-degree vertical direction adjustment that features 60-degrees upward and 60-degrees of downward movement to direct sound towards' property owners' listening areas. 

The speaker also provides integrators with setup flexibility through its tap switch that allows dealers easily select the wattage setting needed for a particular installation. CE pros can also use the switch to select the 8-ohm bypass mode for integration into traditional audio installations. 

The AW4-LS-BR carries an SRP of $279.

One year ago: Russound Announces 70v Audio System for Commercial Market, Outdoor Resi Spaces 

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Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.