Control 12C-VA

3" Compact Ceiling Loudspeakerfor EN54-24 Application / EN 54-24 Compliant for Life Safety Applications

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3" Compact Ceiling Loudspeaker for EN54-24 Application

Control 12C-VA is a full-range, EN54-24 certified ceiling speaker consisting of a 76 mm (3 inch) full-range driver mounted in a vented, paintable baffle made of UV resistant UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flammability-rated material, with a preattached blind-mount backcan for quick and easy installation. The speaker is designed to provide excellent sound quality for a wide variety of low to medium 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. This loudspeaker is EN 54-24 Compliant for life safety applications.

 

Features

  • 76 mm (3 in) full-range driver
  • EN 54-24 Compliant for Life Safety Applications
  • Blind-mount backcan for quick and easy install
  • Combined 70V/100V and low impedance direct operation
    • 20 Watts at 8Ω nominal setting
    • 15W multi-tap at 70V/100V
  • 68 Hz – 17 kHz bandwidth with wide 130° coverage
 

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
Control 12C-VA Spec Sheet
updated: Oct 23, 2020
    695 KB Oct 23, 2020
Compliances
    154 KB Oct 18, 2019
    179 KB Dec 17, 2019
Owner's Manuals
Control 10C-VA Series Owners Manual
updated: Oct 23, 2020
    1.04 MB Oct 23, 2020
Speaker Tunings
    557 KB Oct 22, 2020
Clf Files
CLF Files
version 03-16-20, updated: Mar 16, 2020
03-16-20    22.5 MB Mar 16, 2020
Certifications
C10C-VA EN54 Certification
updated: Oct 23, 2020
    3.56 MB Oct 23, 2020

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Specifications

Frequency Response (-10dB) 68 Hz – 17 kHz
Frequency Response (±3 dB) 95 Hz – 15 kHz
Power Capacity (at low-Z) IEC System Long-Term Ratings (low-Z direct):
40 Watts Continuous Program Power
20 Watts Continuous Pink Noise (80W peak), 100 hr
Rated Noise Power 15W (15W tap)
Rated Noise Voltage 70V/100V (with 70V/100V tap settings)
Sensitivity 84 dB (1kHz - 16 kHz)
EN54 Sensitivity (@ 4m) 72 dB (per EN54-24 spectrum and measurement conditions at 4 meters.)
Coverage Angle 130° conical coverage (1 kHz - 16 kHz)
Coverage Angels(by Frequency)Conical (Vertical & Horizontal) 500 Hz: 180°1000 Hz: 175°2000 Hz: 170°4000 Hz: 160°
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) 9.8
Directivity Index (DI) 7.4 dB
Maximum SPL (1m) 97 dB (low-impedance, 103 dB peak)
94 dB (top 70V/100 tap)
EN54: 84 dB (4m, top 70/100V tap)
Impedance 8 ohms (in direct/bypass setting)
Transformer Taps 15W, 7.5W, 3.8W @ 70V or 100V (plus 1.9W @ 70V only)
Fuse Thermal Fuse, open temperature 152 degrees C, Rating >= 10A @ 250VAC
Drivers 76 mm (3 inch) with polypropylene cone, butyl rubber surround, anodized aluminum voice coil former, high temperature voice coil
Connections Input +, Input -, Earth (connected to backcan). Ceramic block 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 (H x W x D) 196 mm diameter x 174 mm from back of baffle to back of gland nut (7.7 in diameter x 6.9 in in depth)
Ceiling Cutout Size Circular cutout with 170 mm (6.7 in) diameter (cardboard cutout template included)
Ceiling Thickness Range Up to 35 mm (1.4 in) with stock dog-ears. MTC-TCD thickceiling dog-ears available for up to 55 mm (2.2 in) ceiling thicknesses
Safety Seismic Attachment One point, top surface
Net Weight 1.6 kg (3.5 lbs, one speaker)
Shipping Weight 6.7 kg (14.7 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-12WG high humidity grille MTC-24NC new construction bracket MTC-24MR mud-ring construction bracket MTC-TCD thick-ceiling dog-ears for ceiling thicknesses up to 55 mm (2.2 in, ordering one set = 24 dogears for 8 speakers) MTC-48TR tile rail for 1200 mm (4 ft) tile spans
Input Connectors Ceramic block with brass inserts
Color White
Backcan formed steel (included "blind-mount")
Baffle/Rim ABS baffle with UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flame class fire rating.
Plenum Usage Yes, backcan included

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Control 12C-VA

3" Compact Ceiling Loudspeakerfor EN54-24 Application / EN 54-24 Compliant for Life Safety Applications


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