Would the Brookstone Outdoor Weather Resistant Speaker work with my system? - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 06-20-2011, 12:19 PM - Thread Starter
MPHD's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10

I was thinking about purchasing the Brookstone Outdoor Weather Resistant speaker for my balcony. My main reasoning is that I have a small balcony for my apartment and would like to be able to listen to the TV & Ipod sound outdoors without blasting my indoor speakers. I can't set up any type of crazy outdoor set up that is synced with my Home theater system so I figured this would be a quick fix to get what I need.

However, I am not sure if I can set this up so the TV/Ipod sound comes out of all my speakers (7.1 system) AND still gets transmitted to the outdoor speaker. Could someone please advise if what I am talking about is feasible with my Surround Sound set-up (Onkyo 7300 HTIB) and the Brookstone speaker? Links to both products are below with a set up link for the HTIB.




Any advice would be greatly appreciated.


MPHD is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 06-20-2011, 01:27 PM
jdsmoothie's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 56,026
Mentioned: 91 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6345 Post(s)
Liked: 3046
Yes, it would appear the Brookstone wireless speaker would work by connecting the transmitter to the Zone 2 preout jacks on the back panel of the Onkyo. You'll have to connect an analog cable from each source you want to pass to Zone 2 in addition to the HDMI cable you are likely using for the main zone.

"JD" - AVScience.com Sales - Call 585-645-1006 for setup and pricing discussion 8am - 8pm EST daily
Authorized dealer: Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Onkyo, Def Tech, Atl Tech, Parasound, Oppo

Think you have a defective AVR? Owner's manual - Factory reset 4-5 times in a row.
jdsmoothie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Reply Receivers, Amps, and Processors

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off