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In- Ceiling speaker recommendations...again

I just searched this topic and found some recommended speakers such as RSH and Monoprice for in-ceiling speakers but most of the posts were about using them for surround sound. I am remodeling our kitchen and used to have a Sonos Play 5 in the room and am now thinking about ceiling speakers as the wife does not want anything on a shelf or mounted on a wall. I am considering the Monoprice Alpha 8in speakers but only for the price point at this stage because I haven't found much about how they sound for music. I may be purchasing 3 to 4 pairs of speakers as I want to cover the kitchen, dining room and a family room. Does anyone recommend the Monoprice speakers or have a better choice? Budget wise I would consider up to $200/speaker but would like to get them for less as I will most likely drive them with some Sonos AMPs.

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I just searched this topic and found some recommended speakers such as RSH and Monoprice for in-ceiling speakers but most of the posts were about using them for surround sound. I am remodeling our kitchen and used to have a Sonos Play 5 in the room and am now thinking about ceiling speakers as the wife does not want anything on a shelf or mounted on a wall. I am considering the Monoprice Alpha 8in speakers but only for the price point at this stage because I haven't found much about how they sound for music. I may be purchasing 3 to 4 pairs of speakers as I want to cover the kitchen, dining room and a family room. Does anyone recommend the Monoprice speakers or have a better choice? Budget wise I would consider up to $200/speaker but would like to get them for less as I will most likely drive them with some Sonos AMPs.

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Thanks Boombox13. I looked at those and added them to my list of possibles. Another one I found it the Polk RC80i. These seemed to get good reviews on Amazon
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check out the RSL C34E - Very often recommended here.

another to consider is Axiom audio, but over budget - these have an integrated back box.

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