Community D10
Distributed Design 10" 2-Way High Output Coaxial Ceiling Loudspeaker with 8 Ohm & 70V Operation


The flagship model of Community's Distributed Design Series, the D10 exceeds the performance of competing “high-ceiling” models. The D10 provides high-level foreground music, loud-and-clear paging (even in noisy environments), and readily supports large systems in sports facilities, clubs, or concert venues for delay and zone fill. Characterized by powerful, musical performance and superb speech intelligibility, the D10 represents a significant change in the ceiling speaker market segment.

The D10 can readily be combined with smaller members of the Distributed Design Series due to Community’s uniform voicing technology, providing additional power and LF response in areas that require it. True coaxial design uses separate magnets for the LF and HF drivers for reduced distortion and industry-leading sensitivity permitting 3 dB to 6 dB greater output level, while requiring half the amplification power of competing products.

The proprietary Tru-Phase™ waveguide and perfectly centered driver produce a consistently wide conical polar response up to 16 kHz. Community’s patented Carbon Ring Cone Technology™ increases the effective cone area to further reduce distortion while reinforcing the cone for improved durability.

Exclusive Drop-Stop™ and Twist-Assist™ tabs allow single-handed placement to speed installation and reduce labor time. Drop-Stop’s spring-loaded legs support the back can on the included tile rails and snap-on C-ring, so that the installer no longer needs to hold the can against the tile while tightening the clamps. Twist-Assist performs a similar function for the baffle assembly: when the loudspeaker back cans are pre-installed into a conduit system for termination at a later date, a simple twist of the baffle into the back can brings the Twist-Assist clips together, supporting the baffle assembly while the installer fastens the screws.

The front-face wattage selector switch enables quick adjustment of levels, while the high-power internal autoformer permits full power output with 70V or 100V lines. A variety of installation accessories are available to accommodate different ceiling materials. The D10 face-only assembly and back can are also available for separate purchase.

Community D10 Features:

  • High intelligibility with exceptional uniform coverage
  • Consistent, wide dispersion up to 16 kHz
  • True coaxial loudspeakers with HF compression drivers
  • Tru-Phase™ high-frequency waveguide
  • Patented Carbon Ring Cone Technology™
  • Spring loaded Drop-Stop™ installation assistant tabs support the back can on the included rails and C-ring to simplify installation
  • Uniquely designed tile bridge support rails and snap-on C-ring support plates prevent sag
  • Twist-Assist™ loudspeaker face retainer tabs for fast and easy installation
  • 3/4" and 1" knock-outs on the sides of the back can
  • External loop-through Euroblock connectors
  • Rear cover with integrated cable clamp (strain relief) and optional conduit knockout
  • Selectable 8 Ohm or 70V/100V operation
  • Back can and face-only packages available
  • Five year warranty

Community D10 Specifications:

  • Loudspeaker Type:  Two-way, full-range, coaxial ceiling loudspeaker, 8 Ohm or 70V/100V operation
  • Operating Range:  58 Hz - 22 kHz
  • Frequency Response:  75 Hz - 20 kHz (+/- 5 dB)
  • Max Input Ratings (8 Ohm):  200W continuous, 500W program, 40 volts RMS, 89 volts momentary peak
  • Transformer Taps:
    • 70V:  200W, 100W, 50W, 25W and low impedance
    • 100V:  200W, 100W, 50W
  • Distortion:
    • 500 Hz, 10% Full Power:  0.92% 2nd Harmonic, 0.88% 3rd Harmonic
    • 500 Hz, 1% Full Power:  0.17% 2nd Harmonic, 0.71% 3rd Harmonic
    • 2 kHz, 10% Full Power:  0.81% 2nd Harmonic, 0.30% 3rd Harmonic
    • 2 kHz, 1% Full Power:  0.07% 2nd Harmonic, 0.16% 3rd Harmonic
    • 8 kHz, 10% Full Power:  2.9% 2nd Harmonic, 0.04% 3rd Harmonic
    • 8 kHz, 1% Full Power:  1.04% 2nd Harmonic, 0.01% 3rdHarmonic
  • Sensitivity (1W/1m):  98 dB SPL (100 Hz to 12.5 kHz 1/3 octave bands); 97 dB SPL (250 Hz to 4 kHz speech range)
  • Maximum Output:  121 dB SPL / 127 dB SPL (peak 8 Ohm)
  • Nominal Impedance:  8 Ohms
  • Minimum Impedance:  6.6 Ohms @ 190 Hz
  • Nominal Coverage:  88º conical (1 kHz to 6 kHz); 100º conical (500 Hz to 6 kHz)
  • Axial Q / DI:  6.5 / 8.1, 500 Hz to 6 kHz
  • Crossover Frequency:  1 kHz
  • Recommended Signal Processing:  58 Hz high pass filter
  • Drivers: LF 1x 10", HF 1x 1.25" exit compression driver
  • Driver Protection:  Self-resetting solid state circuit breaker
  • Input Connection:  4-position Euroblock connector
  • Controls:  Front-face wattage / low impedance selector switch
  • Enclosure:  Corrosion-resistant zinc plated steel
  • Mounting/Rigging Provisions:  4 steel mounting clamps with 3-inch grip range
  • Grille:  Powder coated steel with safety line, white finish, paintable
  • Baffle:  Reflex loaded UL 94V-0 rated ABS
  • Safety Features:  4x safety hang points
  • Safety Agency Ratings:  ETL listed to comply with UL1480, UL2043 and CSA60065. Suitable for use in air handling spaces per NFPA 70 and NFPA 90.
  • Face-Only / Back Can Options:  D10-FO Face-Only Assembly; D10-BC Back Can
  • Required Accessories:  Electronic high pass filter
  • Supplied Accessories:  C-Ring supporting plate, tile support bridge rails, grille, paint mask, cut-out template, flat screwdriver
  • Optional Accessories:  D10-NCB New Construction Bracket
  • Dimensions:
    • Width:  15.197" (386 mm) bezel diameter
    • Depth:  9.938 inches (252.4 mm) can depth
    • Cutout Diameter:  14.125" (359 mm)
  • Weight:  23.1 lbs (10.5 kg)
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