JBL Control 23-1
Ultra-Compact Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker, Black, Priced Each/Sold in Pairs

OUR PART #  CONTROL-23-1-BLK


Note: This item is priced separately, but sold in pairs. For more information please contact your Full Compass Sales Pro.

The JBL Control® 23-1 is a two-way 3” speaker with rich sonic character, wide coverage, consistent dispersion, versatile mounting, and a contemporary high-design look that fits into a wide range of decors. This makes Control 23-1 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 compact indoor/outdoor foreground/background music (and/or paging) speaker is required.

JBL Control 23-1 Features:

  • Components:
    • 3” woofer with woven fiberglass cone
    • 1/2” 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
  • 50 Watt power handling (100 Watt program) in direct 8 Ohm setting, plus built-in 15 Watt 70V/100V multi-tap transformer
  • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 70 Hz –20kHz

JBL Control 23-1 Specifications:

  • Frequency Range (-10 dB): 70 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Frequency Response (+/-3 dB): 95 Hz - 19 kHz
  • Power Rating:
    • 100W Continuous Program (2 hrs)
    • 50 W (200W peak), Continuous Pink Noise (2 hrs)
    • 40 W (160W peak) Continuous Pink Noise (100 hrs)
  • Maximum Input Voltage: 17.2 V RMS (2 hrs), 34.4 Vpeak
  • Maximum SPL: 103 dB ave. Continuous Pink Noise (109dB peak)
  • Sensitivity: 86 dB, 1W/1m (ave. 100 Hz – 10 kHz)
  • Coverage Angle: 100° x 100°
  • Directivity Factor (Q): 5.8 (averaged 1kHz – 16kHz)
  • Directivity Index (DI): 7.2 dB (averaged 1kHz –16kHz)
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms (THRU setting)
  • Crossover Type: 2nd order low-pass, 2nd order high-pass
  • Transformer Taps:
    • 70V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.7W, 1.8W
    • 100V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.7W
    • Insertion Loss < 0.43 dB at any tap setting
    • Thru Setting: 8 Ohm nominal
  • Recommended Protective High-Pass: 70 Hz high-pass (24dB/oct) (for 8 Ohm operation and for all 70V/100V taps settings).
  • Low Frequency Driver: 76 mm (3.0 in), woven-fiberglass cone with pure butyl rubber surround with Weather-Edge frame protection, high-temp Kapton™ voice coil former, high-temp voice coil wire, optimized cone geometry, linear suspension spider, and FEA optimized motor structure.
  • High Frequency Driver: 13 mm (0.5 in) PEI diaphragm, low-viscosityferro-magnetic fluid, and lightweight Kapton™ voice coil former.
  • Enclosure Material: High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS), painted with highly-UVresistant paint on white (-WH) version for maximum UVfade resistance.
  • Grille: Highly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powder coating. MTC-23WMG-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-23UB-1 (&-WH) U-bracket. Secondary safety attachment loop point onback panel.
  • Environmental: IP-44 per IEC529 (IP-55 when installed with the optional MTC-23WMG-1WeatherMax™ grille and either MTC-PC2 or MTC-PC3panel 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-23WMG-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 12AWG / 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
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 200 x 141 x 111 mm (7.9 x 5.6x 4.4 in); 141 mm (5.6 in) deep total when mounted on InvisiBall wall-mountbracket.
  • Net Weight: 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs)
  • Shipping Weight: 3.85kg (8.5 lbs) for the pair-pack (for 2 speakers) 12.0kg (26.5 lbs) for the master-pack (for 6 speakers)
  • Included Accessories: InvisiBall™ wall-mounting system), 4 mm x 80 mm hex key
Pair of Sealed Panel Covers for Control Series Speakers
JBL MTC-PC3 Pair of Sealed Panel Covers for Control Series Speakers
The JBL MTC-PC3 is a sealed panel cover for the input terminal panel of JBL's Control Series speakers. The panel cover installs over the existing input cup, providing a watertight gland-fitting entrance to seal and protect this ...

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JBL Control 23-1
Ultra-Compact Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker, Black, Priced Each/Sold in Pairs

OUR PART #  CONTROL-23-1-BLK

Product Information:

Note: This item is priced separately, but sold in pairs. For more information please contact your Full Compass Sales Pro.

The JBL Control® 23-1 is a two-way 3” speaker with rich sonic character, wide coverage, consistent dispersion, versatile mounting, and a contemporary high-design look that fits into a wide range of decors. This makes Control 23-1 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 compact indoor/outdoor foreground/background music (and/or paging) speaker is required.

JBL Control 23-1 Features:

  • Components:
    • 3” woofer with woven fiberglass cone
    • 1/2” 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
  • 50 Watt power handling (100 Watt program) in direct 8 Ohm setting, plus built-in 15 Watt 70V/100V multi-tap transformer
  • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 70 Hz –20kHz

JBL Control 23-1 Specifications:

  • Frequency Range (-10 dB): 70 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Frequency Response (+/-3 dB): 95 Hz - 19 kHz
  • Power Rating:
    • 100W Continuous Program (2 hrs)
    • 50 W (200W peak), Continuous Pink Noise (2 hrs)
    • 40 W (160W peak) Continuous Pink Noise (100 hrs)
  • Maximum Input Voltage: 17.2 V RMS (2 hrs), 34.4 Vpeak
  • Maximum SPL: 103 dB ave. Continuous Pink Noise (109dB peak)
  • Sensitivity: 86 dB, 1W/1m (ave. 100 Hz – 10 kHz)
  • Coverage Angle: 100° x 100°
  • Directivity Factor (Q): 5.8 (averaged 1kHz – 16kHz)
  • Directivity Index (DI): 7.2 dB (averaged 1kHz –16kHz)
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms (THRU setting)
  • Crossover Type: 2nd order low-pass, 2nd order high-pass
  • Transformer Taps:
    • 70V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.7W, 1.8W
    • 100V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.7W
    • Insertion Loss < 0.43 dB at any tap setting
    • Thru Setting: 8 Ohm nominal
  • Recommended Protective High-Pass: 70 Hz high-pass (24dB/oct) (for 8 Ohm operation and for all 70V/100V taps settings).
  • Low Frequency Driver: 76 mm (3.0 in), woven-fiberglass cone with pure butyl rubber surround with Weather-Edge frame protection, high-temp Kapton™ voice coil former, high-temp voice coil wire, optimized cone geometry, linear suspension spider, and FEA optimized motor structure.
  • High Frequency Driver: 13 mm (0.5 in) PEI diaphragm, low-viscosityferro-magnetic fluid, and lightweight Kapton™ voice coil former.
  • Enclosure Material: High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS), painted with highly-UVresistant paint on white (-WH) version for maximum UVfade resistance.
  • Grille: Highly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powder coating. MTC-23WMG-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-23UB-1 (&-WH) U-bracket. Secondary safety attachment loop point onback panel.
  • Environmental: IP-44 per IEC529 (IP-55 when installed with the optional MTC-23WMG-1WeatherMax™ grille and either MTC-PC2 or MTC-PC3panel 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-23WMG-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 12AWG / 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
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 200 x 141 x 111 mm (7.9 x 5.6x 4.4 in); 141 mm (5.6 in) deep total when mounted on InvisiBall wall-mountbracket.
  • Net Weight: 1.8 kg (4.0 lbs)
  • Shipping Weight: 3.85kg (8.5 lbs) for the pair-pack (for 2 speakers) 12.0kg (26.5 lbs) for the master-pack (for 6 speakers)
  • Included Accessories: InvisiBall™ wall-mounting system), 4 mm x 80 mm hex key
Pair of Sealed Panel Covers for Control Series Speakers
JBL MTC-PC3 Pair of Sealed Panel Covers for Control Series Speakers
The JBL MTC-PC3 is a sealed panel cover for the input terminal panel of JBL's Control Series speakers. The panel cover installs over the existing input cup, providing a watertight gland-fitting entrance to seal and protect this ...

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