NILES AUDIO CORPORATION – 1-800-BUY-HIFI
PAINTING THE LOUDSPEAKER
The enclosure, the brackets, and the grilles of the loudspeaker can all be painted to match the
surroundings. Because we want you to preserve the acoustic qualities of the grille, please paint the
grille according to the grille painting instructions. Make sure you pick a paint that is appropriate for
the mounting location. There are interior and exterior paint types, and even paint for marine uses. If
you are not sure what paint to use, consult a paint store professional or a painter.
• Spray can of primer paint
• The correct paint for the environment/use (oil- or water-based paint is fine)
• Paint brush or applicator (if the paint is not in a spray can)
• Awl (for removing the grille)
• Masking tape
• Two paint masks (supplied)
• A damp cloth and a dry cloth
PREPARING TO PAINT
1. Separate the parts of the loudspeaker. You should remove the brackets and the
bracket knobs. Remove the grille by hooking it with the tip of an awl and pulling it
away from the cabinet (see Figure 9 on the next page).
2. Wipe off the sides of the cabinet, the bracket, bracket knobs, and grille with a damp
cloth. Do not touch or rub the loudspeakers on the front baffle. Make sure everything
is dry before masking.
3. Mask off the binding posts and the brass threaded inserts on the back panel with
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