Control 16C-VA
Two-Way 6.5" Co-axial Ceiling
Loudspeaker for EN54-24 Applications


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Two-Way 6.5" Co-axial Ceiling Loudspeaker for EN54-24 Applications
Control 16C-VA is a full-range, EN54-24 certified ceiling speaker consisting of a 165 mm (6.5 inch) high tech cone driver and a 19 mm soft-dome liquid cooled tweeter mounted in a vented, paintable baffle made of UV resistant UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flammability-rated material, with a pre-attached blind-mount backcan for quick and easy installation. The speaker is designed to provide excellent sound quality for a wide variety of medium to high volume applications such as music cafes, business music systems, retail stores, music/paging systems, airports, reception/ waiting rooms, lounges, courtrooms, convention centers, hotels, educational facilities, and more. The speaker delivers consistent sound quality for listeners located both off and on axis.

FEATURES
  • Components:
    • 165 mm (6.5 in) high output driver with polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surround
    • 19 mm (0.75 in) soft-dome liquid-cooled tweeter
  • EN54-24 Compliant
  • Blind-mount backcan for quick and easy install
  • Combined 70V/100V and low impedance direct operation
    • 50 Watts at 8Ω nominal setting
    • 30W multi-tap at 70V/100V
  • 62 Hz – 20 kHz bandwidth with wide 110° coverage
  • High 91 dB sensitivity for high maximum SPL

SPECIFICATIONS
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 62 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response (±3 dB) 96 Hz – 15 kHz
Power Capacity (at low-Z) Power Capacity (at low-Z)2: 100 Watts Continuous Program Power
50 Watts Continuous Pink Noise
Rated Noise Power 30W (30W tap)
Rated Noise Voltage 70V/100V (with 70V/100V tap settings)
Nominal Sensitivity 91 dB: 8 ohm tap
EN54 Sensitivity (@ 4m) 77 dB (per EN54-24 spectrum and measurement conditions at 4 meters).
Coverage Pattern 110° conical coverage (1 kHz - 16 kHz)
Coverage Angles
(by Frequency)
Conical (Vertical & Horizontal)
500 Hz: 180°
1000 Hz: 160°
2000 Hz: 155°
4000 Hz: 92°
Reference Axis Specification and measurement reference is directly on-axis vertically and horizontally, directly below the speaker as speaker it is installed in the horizontal ceiling plane
Directivity Factor (Q) 7.8
Directivity Index (DI) 8.2 dB
Rated Maximum SPL 108 dB @ 1 m (3.3 ft) average, 116 dB peak
EN54 Max SPL (@ 4m) 91 dB (per EN54-24 spectrum and measurement conditions, 30W tap, at 4 meters)
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms (in direct/bypass 8 ohm setting); EN54 nominal impedance 7 ohms (based on min Z of 5.7 ohms at 11.2 kHz)
3.8W@70V; 7.5W@100V Tap: 1333Ω
7.5W@70V; 15W@100V Tap: 667Ω
15W@70V; 30W@100V Tap: 333Ω
30W@70V; N/C@100V Tap: 166Ω
Transformer Taps 30W, 15W, 7.5W @ 70V or 100V (plus 3.8W @ 70V only)
Crossover Network 12 dB/oct (2nd order) low-pass to LF driver, 12 dB/oct (2nd order) high-pass to HF driver
Fuse Thermal Fuse, open temperature 152 degrees C, Rating >= 10A @ 250VAC
LF Driver 165 mm (6.5 inch) with polypropylene cone, butyl rubber surround, anodized aluminum voice coil former, high temperature voice coil
HF Driver 19 mm (3/4 in), highly-damped treated-silk dome, Kapton™ voice coil, liquid cooling, wide dispersion waveguide
Connections Input +, Input -, Earth (connected to backcan). Ceramic with brass inserts (3.2 mm/0.126 in opening), accommodates 2.5 sq mm / 12 AWG wire.
Gland Nut/Strain Relief Accommodates round jacketed cables 4.0 mm (0.16 in) through 9.0 mm (0.36 in)
Materials ABS baffle with UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flame class fire rating; Zinc-plated steel backcan
Safety Agency EN54-24:2008 certified Type A (Certificate No. 0359-CPR-00485); Compliant with BS5839/8; UL1480, UL2043, NFPA90 & NFPA70; Suitable for use in air handling spaces, Signaling Speaker; rated IP-21 per IEC529/60529; Transformer UL registered per UL1876; ROHS, C-tick N108, CE compliant; Baffle meets UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flammability rating; In accordance with IEC60849/ EN60849 systems
Dimensions 253 mm diameter x 262 mm from back of baffle to back of gland nut (10.0 in diameter x 10.3 in in depth)
Ceiling Cutout Size Circular cutout with 223 mm (8.8 in) diameter (cardboard cutout template included)
Ceiling Thickness Range Up to 38 mm (1.5 in) with stock dog-ears. MTC-TCD thickceiling dog-ears available for up to 60 mm (2.4 in) ceiling thicknesses
Safety Seismic Attachment One point, top surface
Net Weight 3.4 kg (7.4 lbs, one speaker)
Shipping Weight 11.2 kg (24.7 lbs, pair in master carton)
Included Accessories C-ring support backing plate, 2 tile support rails (for 2 ft or 600 mm tile spans; optional MTC-48TR extension available for larger 4 ft or 1200 mm tile spans), cutout template, paint shield, grille
Optional Accessories MTC-16WG high humidity grille
MTC-26NC new construction bracket
MTC-26MR mud-ring construction bracket
MTC-TCD thick-ceiling dog-ears for ceiling thicknesses up to 60 mm (2.4 in, ordering one set = 24 dogears for 6 speakers)
MTC-48TR tile rail for 1200 mm (4 ft) tile spans