JBL Control 28-1 High-Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair) - Black


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    CONTROL 28-1 - Overview

    High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker

    The Control 28-1 is a two-way 8" speaker with rich sonic character, wide coverage, consistent coverage, versatile mounting, and a contemporary high-design look that fits into a wide range of decors, This makes Control 28-1 an excellent choice for a wide variety of applications, including retail stores, restaurants, health clubs, theme parks, educational facilities, hospitality, music cafes, leisure venues, and anywhere where a top quality high-output indoor/outdoor foreground/background music (and/or paging) speaker is required.

    • Features:

      • Components
      • 8" woofer with woven fiberglass cone
      • 1" PEI diaphragm tweeter with fluid cooling

      • Contemporary, high-design appearance
      • Built-in InvisiBall mounting hardware (optional U-bracket available)
      • Weather resistant enclosure and transducers
      • Wide 100° x 100° coverage
      • 120 Watt power handling (240 Watt program) in direct 8Ω setting, plus built-in 60 Watt 70V/100V multi-tap transformer.
      • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 45 Hz - 20 kHz.
    • Specifications:

      • Power Rating
      • 240 W Continuous Program (2 hrs)
      • 120 W (480W peak), Continuous Pink Noise (2 hrs)
      • 90 W (360W peak) Continuous Pink Noise (100 hrs)

      • Frequency Range (-10 dB): 45 Hz to 20 kHz
      • Frequency Response (+/-3 dB): 62Hz - 16 kHz
      • Maximum Input Voltage: 27.5 V RMS (2 hrs), 55.0 V peak
      • Maximum SPL: 112 dB ave. Continuous Pink Noise (118 dB peak)
      • Sensitivity: 91 dB, 1W/1m (ave. 100 Hz - 10 kHz)
      • Coverage Angle: 100° x 100°
      • Directivity Factor (Q): 7.3 (averaged 1kHz - 16kHz)
      • Directivity Index (DI): 8.3dB (averaged 1kHz - 16kHz)
      • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms (THRU setting)
      • Crossover Type: 2nd order low-pass, 1st order high-pass, plus conjugate shaping

      • Transformer Taps
      • 70V: 60W, 30W, 15W, 7.5W
      • 100V: 60W, 30W, 15W
      • Insertion Loss: <0.94 dB at any tap setting
      • Thru Setting: 8Ω nominal

      • Recommended Protective High-Pass: 45 Hz high-pass (24 dB/oct) for 8Ω operation plus 15W and 7.5W taps; 55 Hz for 30W tap; 65 Hz for 60W tap.

      • Low Frequency Driver: 200 mm (8 in), woven-fiberglass cone with pure butyl rubber surround with Weather-Edge frame protection, high-temp fiberglass voice coil former, high-temp voice coil wire, optimized cone geometry, linear suspension spider, and FEA optimized motor structure.

      • High Frequency Driver: 25 mm (1 in) PEI diaphragm, low-viscosity ferro-magnetic fluid, and lightweight Kapton voice coil former.

      • Enclosure Material: High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) with 10% glass fill, painted with highly-UV resistant paint on white (-WH) version for maximum UV fade resistance.

      • Beveled Grille: Highly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powdercoating. MTC-28WMG-1 (&-WH) available with WeatherMax multi-layer foam and tight-weave mesh vapor barrier backing.

      • Installation: InvisiBall wall-mounting system included. Two 6 mm attachment points (on top and bottom) for optional MTC-28WMG-1 (&-WH) U-bracket. Secondary safety attachment loop point on back panel.

      • Environmental: IP-44 per IEC529 (IP-55 when installed with the optional MTC-28WMG-1 WeatherMax grille and either MTC-PC2 or MTC-PC3 panel cover.) Exceeds MilSpec 810 for humidity, salt-spray, temperature & UV. Passes MilStd-202F for salt spray and ASTM G85 for acid-air plus salt spray. Optional MTC-28WMG-1 WeatherMax grille for breaking up driving rain and for especially difficult environments.

      • Termination: Screw-down terminal strip, zinc-plated copper based, nickel-plated metal screws and washers. Accepts up to 9 mm outside 4 mm inside open lugs (#6, #8, or #10 lug), plus bare wire (up to 12 AWG / 2.5 mm2). Optional MTC-PC2 and MTC-PC3 protective panel covers available to provide sealed entrance for additional weather protection.

      • Agency Rating: ROHS-compliant; Transformer UL Recognized per UL1876
      • Colors: Black (RAL9004) or white (-WH, RAL9016)
      • Dimensions (H x W x D): 386 x 282 x 219 mm (15.2 x 11.1 x 8.6 in); 277 mm (10.9 in) deep total when mounted on InvisiBall wall-mount bracket.
      • Net Weight: 6.8 kg (15.0 lbs)

      • Optional Accessories
      • MTC-28UB-1 - Yolk-type U-bracket (&-WH)
      • MTC-28WMG-1 - WeatherMax grille with backing (&-WH)
      • MTC-28/25CM - Ceiling-Mount InvisiBall adapter (&-WH)
    • Item Includes:

      • 2x Control 28-1 speakers
      • InvisiBall wall-mounting system
      • 6 mm x 180 mm hex key
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    CONTROL 28-1 - Required Accessories

      CONTROL 28-1 - Recommended Accessories

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