Nortek Control Rolls Out Proficient Signature Series Landscape Speakers

Proficient Landscape Speakers & Subwoofers follow Protege Rock Series as Nortek Control expands outdoor audio with 13 new options in one month.

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Nortek Control has been giving its dealers all sorts of new loudspeaker and subwoofer options from its SpeakerCraft and Proficient brands in recent months. Now the company is expanding its outdoors options for the fall with its latest introduction, the Proficient Signature Series Landscape Speakers and Landscape Subwoofers.

Nortek Control says the new Proficient outdoor lineup offers premium audio performance with a build quality designed to withstand the harshest climates and environments.

This product family follows the recently announced Proficient Protege Rock Series Outdoor Speakers, making it 13 new Proficient outdoor speakers in integrators’ arsenals as the weather cools and customers begin or plan exterior AV projects.

Proficient Landscape Series Fills Scope of Outdoor Project Sizes  

Proficient Landscape PAS-AW-LS-6 and PAS-AW-LS-4 speakers feature woofers that are 6-inch and 4-inch diameters, respectively, with a polypropylene core and NBR Surround and ¾-inch aluminum dome tweeters. Their enclosures have rugged, weather-resistant fiberglass-reinforced ABS, according to Nortek Control.

Proficient Landscape PAS-AW-GSBSUB-12 and PAS-AW-GSBSUB-10 subwoofers incorporate 12- and 10-inch diameters, respectively, mica-injected polypropylene cones with NBR Surround. Their heavy-duty waterproof HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) buried enclosures are designed to prevent ingress by yard pests and moisture, the company says. 

Additionally, the speakers offer independently adjustable volume control, a 110-degree wide dispersion, long-life nickel-plated brass fittings and a variety of choice in mounting options, Nortek Control says.

“Audio that is best-in-class coupled with the latest in all-weather construction is the essence of our new Proficient Signature Series Landscape Speakers and Subwoofers,” says Richard Pugnier, sice president of Marketing at Nortek Control. “We are excited to release seven Proficient outdoor speakers in short order, all of which supply our distributors and their dealers the ideal year-round outdoor entertainment solution, installation flexibility and amazing acoustic harmony for any backyard.”

Enthuses Jeff Shaw, senior director of product management for Nortek Control, “The Proficient Signature Series Landscape Speakers are at home in any yard, regardless of size or season. Their sound must be heard to be believed.”