8" Low-Profile Lay-In 2'X2' Ceiling Tile Speaker


The JBL LCT 81C/T is a low profile lay-in 2ft x 2ft ceiling tile loudspeaker with 200 mm (8") driver.

LCT 81C/T is a full-range ceiling speaker designed to lay into a 2 ft x 2 ft US-style suspended grid ceiling, with no cutting of ceiling tiles required, making for an easy and cost-effective installation with a minimum of mess. The low profile depth of only 100 mm (4") allows the speaker to fit in locations where deeper loudspeakers do not.

JBL LCT 81C/T Features:

  • High efficiency 200 mm (8") dual-cone driver
  • Easy lay-in installation into 2ft x 2ft US-style suspended grid ceilings. No cutting of ceiling tiles is necessary
  • Perforated metal grille included
  • Combined 70V/100V and low impedance direct operation
  • 20 Watts at 8 Ohms (low-impedance) direct setting
  • 10 Watt multi-tap at 70V/100V with taps at 10W, 5W,2.5W (and 1.3W for 70V only)
  • Very low-profile at just 103 mm (4.1") deep, to fitinto ceilings that are shallow or that contain obstructions
  • Easy bare-wire connection in protected compartment.Wire entrance from either top or side via knock-out
  • Very high 96 dB sensitivity turns power from smallamplifiers into maximum sound level for listeners
  • Designed for high speech intelligibility
  • 100° coverage pattern (conical)
  • UL1480A and UL2043 certifications for use in ceiling plenum spaces

JBL LCT 81C/T Specifications:

  • Transducer: High-efficiency 200 mm (8") dual-cone driver with 25 mm (1") diameter voice coil, Kapton coil former, and high-temperature voice coil wire.
  • Frequency Range (-10 dB): 100 Hz – 16 kHz
  • Nominal Sensitivity: 96 dB
  • Nominal Coverage Angle: 100° conical coverage (ave. 1kHz - 4 kHz)
  • Rated Maximum SPL: 108 dB @ 1 m (3.3 ft) average, 108dB peak (at 8 Ohm setting)
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms (in Direct/Thru 8 Ohm setting)
  • Transformer Taps: 10 W, 5 W, 2.5 W @ 70V or 100V (plus1.3 W @ 70V only)
  • Recommended Protective High Pass: 90 Hz high-pass (24dB/oct) for 8 Ohm direct or any 70V or 100V tap setting
  • Power Capacity: 40 Watts Continuous Program Power
  • (at low-Z): 20 Watts Continuous Pink Noise
  • Input Connector: Bare wire inside protected in touch-proof wiring compartment.
  • Tap Selector: Rotary switch accessible from side of backcan
  • Materials: Steel rear enclosure, front baffle, and perforated grille
  • Grille Color: White
  • Dimensions: 607 x 607 x 103 mm (23.9" x 23.9" x 4.1")
  • Net Weight: 7.1 kg (15.7 lbs)
  • Shipping Weight: 8.3kg ea; 16.5 kg per pair-pack (18.3lbs ea; 36.4 lbs per pair-pack)
  • Ceiling Cutout Size: No cutout required. Speaker drops into ceiling grid
  • Suspension / Safety-Seismic Attachment Points Two tabs on back baffle, plus 4 holes in corners

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