Product Comparison: Bose FreeSpace 51 vs TIC GS3 8"

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General Specifications
FreeSpace 51
GS3 8"
About the Product
Bring the subtle nuances of your favorite music to life in outdoor environments where wall mounting is not an option. Bose® Free Space® 51 speakers are our best performing outdoor speakers for placement in the garden, on the deck or on the patio.
The GS-3 speaker is TIC’s flagship product. It continues our long tradition of manufacturing speakers for outdoor living. It is the most widely used outdoor speaker for landscapers, commercial contractors, and home users.
Key Specs
RMS Power
50 watts
100 watts
Number Of Speakers
What customers say about "Key Specs"
TIC GS3 8" Outdoor Weather-Resistant Omnidirectional In-Ground Speaker(Single)
  • Works great, good sound quality and others thought I bought Bose speakers.
  • Great design. Sounds very good, fills the whole backyard with sound regardless of where we're sitting.
  • Simple setup that works good and can control from iPhone or other device.
  • These speakers offer a 360 degree sound. However, buyer beware, with the 100/200 watt rating, you need a minimum of 100watt amp JUST to hear these speakers.
  • These speakers need a heavy power to push any bass.
Size & Weight
15 in
13 in
14.5 in
12.5 in
14.5 in
12.5 in
12 lb.
7 lb.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
TIC GS3 8" Outdoor Weather-Resistant Omnidirectional In-Ground Speaker(Single)
  • It is big enough that we put an extra long cable on it and now we comfortably bring it off the deck whenever we want.
  • I like there compact size the sound quality and ease in hook up.
  • Great sound and presence for such a small speaker. The speakers are as described. Surprisingly light weight.
  • These are fantastic for the price. They are designed to be buried in ground or in a planter, which compensate for their light plastic casing.
  • You will have to dig a pretty good size hole to get these installed correctly so be prepared.
4 ohms
8 ohms
360-degree sound coverage, In- or on-ground installation, Downward-firing, Weather-resistant, Domed port grille, Polymer fiber composite driver
Weather-resistant, 360° Omnidirectional sound, Full range coaxial drivers, In-ground or surface mount installation
Min. Frequency Response
45 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
20 kHz
95 dB
What customers say about "Audio"
TIC GS3 8" Outdoor Weather-Resistant Omnidirectional In-Ground Speaker(Single)
  • This speaker is amazing. The sound it puts out is huge and so is the item in overall size.
  • The sound quality is great ( the low frequency reproduction surprised me), and they hold up great to the elements.
  • The bass is fantastic and the omnidirection speakers fill the far end of the yard with sound.
  • I was very surprised with the frequency across the spectrum, especially the low end.
  • It's going to sound a bit mid frequency heavy compared to your inside speaker system, but I can't imagine you'd get a better outdoor sound from directional, boxed outdoor speakers.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
449.95 $
76.99 $

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