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JBL AWC159 15-Inch Weather-Resistant Speaker black
JBL AWC159 15-Inch Weather-Resistant Speaker

JBL AWC159 15-Inch Weather-Resistant Speaker

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SoundPro Item: 11090
MSRP: $1,739.39

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The AWC159 is a compact, coaxial-driver, 2-way, highly weather-resistant full-range loudspeaker system which is ideal for speech and music in a wide variety of applications, including sports facilities, racetracks, stadiums, fairgrounds, rodeos, skating rinks, themed entertainment venues, cruise ships, water parks, outdoor background music/paging systems, swimming pools, and a wide variety of other outdoor or indoor venue types.

JBL AWC159 Features

  • Highly weather-resistant IP56 rating
  • Consistent 90° x 90° broadband pattern control
  • 380 mm (15 in) woofer with Kevlar-reinforced cone and 75 mm (3 in) voice coil
  • 38 mm (1.5 in) diaphragm compression driver with patented design and high temperature polymer diaphragm
  • Extraordinary clarity for speech, with extended frequency response for music
  • Advanced high-slope crossover network for constant coverage and smooth, natural midrange
  • 500 Watt power handling (average continuous pink noise) with high sensitivity provides high SPL capability
  • High-power passive crossover network
  • 52 Hz – 20 kHz frequency response
  • 300 Watt 70V/100V multi-tap (built-in transformer) or direct 8Ω low-impedance
  • AWC159 15-inch weather-resistant speaker1
  • U-bracket1
  • Frequency Range (-10dB)52Hz - 20,000Hz
  • Frequency Response (±3 dB)80Hz - 20,000Hz
  • Coverage Pattern90° x 90°
  • Directivity Factor (Q)11.1 (1kHz - 16kHz)
  • Directivity Index (DI)9.7 dB (1kHz - 16kHz)
  • System Power Rating
    • 500 W (2000 W peak), 2 hrs
    • 300 W (1200 W peak), 100 hrs
  • Sensitivity (2.83V @ 1m)98 dB (Ave. 80 Hz – 20 kHz)
  • Max. SPL (1m)
    • Direct 8Ω: 125 dB (peaks of 131 dB)
    • 300 W Tap: 123 dB (peaks of 129 dB)
  • Crossover Network1.5 kHz, 4th order (24 dB/oct) high-pass plus conjugate to HF, 2nd order low-pass to LF
  • Nominal Impedance8 Ω
  • Transformer Taps
    • 70V: 300W, 150W, 75W, 38W
    • 100V: 300W, 150W, 75W
  • LF DriverKevlar-reinforced cone with weather treatment, 75 mm (3 in) voice coil
  • HF Driver2408H-2 38 mm (1.5 in) diaphragm and voice coil diameter, patented high-temperature annular polymer diaphragm, copper-clad aluminum coil, fluid-cooled
  • EnclosureABS with Glass enclosure, heavily braced
  • Attachmenttwo M10 (course-thread) points for included U-bracket. M6 secondary safety attachment point on back panel
  • GrilleCorrosion-resistant zinc-rich extra-thick powder coated steel grille, 3-layer assembly with foam and woven poly mesh backing
  • Input ConnectionCE-compliant covered barrier strip terminals. Barrier terminals accept up to 8 mm outside 4 mm inside open-lug (#6 or #8) plus bare wire up to 2.5 mm2 (12 AWG) wire or spade lugs. Terminal compartment cover equipped with gland nut that forms water-tight seal with roundjacketed cables with outside diameters between 4.0 mm (0.16") and 9.0 mm (0.36")
  • EnvironmentalIP56 per IEC529, with a minimum 5° downward aiming angle. Exceeds Mil Spec 810 for humidity, salt spray, temperature & UV, and ASTM G85 for acid-air/salt-spray (336 hrs).
  • Crossover Modespassive
  • Nominal LF Driver Impedance8 Ω
  • Suspension AttachmentTwo M10 (fine-thread) points for included U-bracket. M6 secondary safety attachment point on back panel.
  • Dimensions19.1" x 19.1" x 18.8"
  • Weight45.5 pounds

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JBL AWC159 15-Inch Weather-Resistant Speaker black

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