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jBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White))

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High-Output 8-Ohm Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker

The Control® 28-1L 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 28-1L 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.


  • 8” woofer with woven fiberglass cone
  • 1” PEI diaphragm tweeter with fluid cooling
  • Contemporary, high-design appearance
  • Built-in InvisiBall® mounting hardware, plus available U-bracket
  • Weather resistant enclosure and transducers
  • Wide 100° x 100° coverage
  • 120 Watt power handling (240 Watt program)
  • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 45 Hz – 20 kHz.Black

Specifications: System Frequency Range (-10 dB)1 45 Hz – 20 kHz Frequency Response (±3 dB) 62 Hz – 16 kHz Power Rating2 240W Continuous Program (2 hrs) 120W (480W peak), Continuous Pink Noise (2 hrs) 90W (360W peak) Continuous Pink Noise (100 hrs) Maximum Input Voltage 27.5 V RMS (2 hrs), 55.0 V peak Maximum SPL3 112 dB ave. Continuous Pink Noise (118 dB peak) Sensitivity4 91 dB, 1W/1m (ave. 100 Hz – 10 kHz) Coverage Angle5 100° x 100° Directivity Factor (Q) 7.3 (averaged 1 kHz – 16 kHz) Directivity Index (DI) 8.3dB (averaged 1 kHz – 16 kHz) Nominal Impedance 8 ohms Crossover Type 2nd order low-pass, 1st order high-pass, plus conjugate shaping Circuitry Recommended Protective High-Pass6 45 Hz high-pass (24 dB/oct) Transducers Low Frequency 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 25 mm (1 in) PEI diaphragm, low-viscosity ferromagnetic fluid, and lightweight Kapton™ voice coil former Physical 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 Grille Highly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powder coating. 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 MTC28WMG-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 Colors Black (RAL9004) or white (-WH, RAL9016) Dimensions (H x W x D)7 386 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 (each) 6.2 kg (13.5 lbs) Shipping Weight (pair) 13.4 kg (29.5 lbs) Included Accessories » InvisiBall™ wall-mounting system, 6 mm x 180 mm hex key 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) 1 In half-space (on-wall, 2pi) 2 Continuous Pink Noise rating is IEC-shaped pink noise with a 6 dB crest factor. Continuous Program Power is defined as 3 dB above the Continuous Pink Noise Rating and is conservative expression of the system’s ability to handle normal speech and music program material. 3 Calculated from sensitivity and power handling, exclusive of power compression 4 Half-space (on-wall) averaged 100 Hz – 10 kHz, 2.83V 5 Coverage angle (-6 dB) average between 600 Hz and 12 kHz 6 For protection against driving below resonant frequency and to keep transformer out of saturation 7 In vertical orientation JBL continually engages in research related to product improvement. Changes introduced into existing products without notice are an expression of that philosophy.


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