JBL AWC159 15" All Weather Compact Coax (Light Gray)
All-Weather Compact 2-Way Coaxial Loudspeaker with 15" LF
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.
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 8? low-impedance.
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 52 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response (±3 dB) 80 Hz – 20 kHz
Coverage Pattern 90° x 90°
Directivity Factor 11.1 (1 kHz – 16 kHz)
Directivity Index (DI) 9.7 dB (1 kHz – 16 kHz)
Long-Term System Power Rating (IEC) 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)
Maximum SPL Direct 8?: 125 dB (peaks of 131 dB) 300 W Tap: 123 dB (peaks of 129 dB)
Crossover Network 1.5 kHz, 4th order (24 dB/oct) high-pass plus conjugate to HF, 2nd order low-pass to LF
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Transformer Taps 70V: 300W, 150W, 75W, 38W 100V: 300W, 150W, 75W
Low Frequency Driver Kevlar-reinforced cone with weather treatment, 75 mm (3 in) voice coil.
High Frequency Driver 2408H-2 38 mm (1.5 in) diaphragm and voice coil diameter, patented high-temperature annular polymer diaphragm, copper-clad aluminum coil, fluid-cooled.
Enclosure ABS with Glass enclosure, heavily braced
Attachment Two M10 (course-thread) points for included U-bracket. M6 secondary safety attachment point on back panel.
Grille Corrosion-resistant zinc-rich extra-thick powder coated steel grille, 3-layer assembly with foam and woven poly mesh backing.
Input Connection CE-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")
Environmental IP56 per IEC529, with a minimum 5° downward aiming angle. Exceeds Mil Spec 810 for humidity, salt spray, temperature & UV, and ASTM G85 for salt spray (168 hrs).
Dimensions 486 x 486 x 479 mm (19.1 x 19.1 x 18.8), cabinet 507 mm (19.9 in) depth with gland nut 546 mm (21.5 in) including bracket extending to back
Colors Available in gray (similar to Pantone 420C) and black (-BK)
Included Accessories U-bracket, matches loudspeaker color (gray or black), zinc-rich extrathick powder coated, steel.