JBL Professional AWC159

All-Weather Compact 2-Way Coaxial Loudspeaker with 15" LF

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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.

Features

  • Highly weather-resistant IP56 rating
  • Consistent 90° x 90° broadband pattern control
  • Components:
    • 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 8Ω low-impedance.

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
AWC159 Spec Sheet
updated: Apr 29, 2019
    815 KB Apr 29, 2019
CAD Drawings
AWC159/15LF PDF Drawing
updated: Oct 09, 2019
    90 KB Oct 09, 2019
AWC159/15LF DXF Drawing
updated: Oct 09, 2019
    169 KB Oct 09, 2019
Compliances
AWC Series Declaration of Conformity
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    148 KB Oct 18, 2019
Bim Objects
BIM (Revit) Files
updated: Oct 03, 2019
    12.4 MB Oct 03, 2019
Ease Data
AW-AWC Ease Files
updated: Oct 31, 2019
    867 KB Oct 31, 2019
Ease SPK/DLL Files - Full JBL Pro Line
updated: Jul 08, 2019
    20.5 MB Jul 08, 2019
Clf Files
AW-AWC CLF Files
updated: Oct 31, 2019
    1.45 MB Oct 31, 2019
User Guides
AWC Painting Instruction
updated: Apr 29, 2019
    40.1 KB Apr 29, 2019
Speaker Tunings
Commercial, CBT, and AWC Tunings 181030
updated: Feb 24, 2020
    557 KB Feb 24, 2020

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Specifications

Frequency Response (-10dB) 52 Hz – 20 kHz
Frequency Response (±3 dB) 80 Hz – 20 kHz
Coverage Pattern 90° x 90°
Directivity Factor (Q) 11.1 (1 kHz – 16 kHz)
Directivity Index (DI) 9.7 dB (1 kHz – 16 kHz)
System Power Rating 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 (1m) Direct 8Ω: 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
LF Driver Kevlar-reinforced cone with weather treatment, 75 mm (3 in) voice coil.
HF 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.
Crossover Modes Passive
Nominal LF Driver Impedance 8 ohms
Suspension Attachment Two M10 (fine-thread) points for included U-bracket. M6 secondary safety attachment point on back panel.
Net Weight (each) 20.6 kgs. (45.5 lbs.)

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All-Weather Compact 2-Way Coaxial Loudspeaker with 15" LF