We're having a sleepout/HT built at the moment, and I had intended to use brackets to install some small speakers (old pair of NAD 801s) onto the outside of the building for music in the back yard (they're currently doing the same job but are attached to the house; in the sleepout they'll just use two of the channels of the receiver).
But this look isn't going to be beautiful, and of course there's a risk of having them stolen.
So my question is - are there any ok quality (for our purposes, similar to that of the NADs) but affordable in-ceiling speakers that could be installed in the 'ceiling' of the veranda? I know it's not ideal for sound quality and dispersion etc, but for these purposes... Alternatively, if there are some more suitable 'outdoor' speakers that are within my pricerange that too would be great.
I've seen this thread, but ideally I'm looking at a price of $400 a pair at the most.
Any recommendations (including anything off TM or Ebay etc) would be greatly appreciated.