Control 23-1L

Ultra-Compact 8-Ohm Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker

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Ultra-Compact 8-Ohm Indoor/Outdoor
Background/Foreground Speaker

The Control® 23-1L 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 23-1L 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.

Features

  • 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)
  • High fidelity sound character with broad frequency response of 70 Hz – 20 kHz

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Data Sheets
Control 23-IL Spec Sheet
version B, updated: Oct 23, 2020
  551 KB Oct 23, 2020
Manuals
    67.7 KB Oct 31, 2019
CAD Drawings
    5.81 MB Oct 22, 2020
Control 23-1/L 2D Drawing
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    288 KB Oct 22, 2020
Control 23-1/L 3D Drawing
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    3.74 MB Oct 22, 2020
Bim Objects
BIM (Revit) Files
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    12.4 MB Oct 22, 2020
Control 23-1 BIM Object
updated: Aug 27, 2019
    Aug 27, 2019
Compliances
    179 KB Dec 17, 2019
    131 KB Oct 18, 2019
    75.9 KB Oct 18, 2019
Software
Distributed System Design (DSD) v3.6.2
version 3.6.2, updated: Jan 14, 2020
3.6.2     805 KB Jan 14, 2020
Clf Files
CLF Files
version 03-16-20, updated: Mar 16, 2020
03-16-20    22.5 MB Mar 16, 2020
Install Guides
Guide to Business Music
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    52.4 KB Oct 22, 2020
    76.4 KB Nov 02, 2019
    227 KB Sep 30, 2019
    774 KB Sep 27, 2019
Speaker Tunings
    557 KB Oct 22, 2020
Images
Control 23-1 Front White
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    323 KB Oct 22, 2020
Control 23-1 Angle
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    326 KB Oct 22, 2020
Accessories
U-Bracket Install guide
updated: Oct 22, 2020
    67.7 KB Oct 22, 2020

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Specifications

Frequency Response (-10dB) 70 Hz to 20 kHz
Frequency Response (±3 dB) 95 Hz - 19 kHz
Power Rating 100W Continuous Program (2 hrs) *Continuous Pink Noise rating is IEC-shaped pink noise with a 6 dB crest factor. Continuous Program Power is defined as 3 dB above the Continuous Pink Noise Rating and is a conservative expression of the system’s ability to handle normal speech and music program material.
Maximum Input Voltage 17.2 V RMS (2 hrs), 34.4 V peak
Maximum SPL (1m) 103 dB ave. Continuous Pink Noise (109 dB peak) *Calculated from sensitivity and power handling, exclusive of power compression.
Sensitivity 86 dB, 1W/1m (ave. 100 Hz – 10 kHz) *Half-space (on-wall) averaged 100 Hz – 10 kHz, 2.83V.
Coverage Angle 100° x 100° *Coverage angle (-6 dB) average between 1.5 kHz and 12 kHz.
Directivity Factor (Q) 5.8 (averaged 1kHz – 16kHz)
Directivity Index (DI) 7.2 dB (averaged 1kHz – 16kHz)
Impedance 8 ohms
Crossover Type 2nd order low-pass, 2nd order high-pass
Recommended Protective High-Pass 70 Hz high-pass (24 dB/oct) *For protection against driving below resonant frequency and to keep transformer out of saturation.
Drivers LF: 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.
HF: 13 mm (0.5 in) PEI diaphragm, low-viscosity ferro-magnetic fluid, and lightweight Kapton™ voice coil former.
Enclosure High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS), painted with highly-UV resistant paint on white (-WH) version for maximum UV fade resistance.
Grille Highly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powdercoating. MTC-23WMG-1 (&-WH) available with WeatherMax™ multi-layer foam and tight-weave mesh vapor barrier backing.
Mounting Hardware 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 on back panel.
Outdoor Capability IP-44 per IEC529 (IP-55 when installed with the optional MTC-23WMG-1 WeatherMax™ grille and either MTC-PC2 or MTC-PC3 panel 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.
Input Connectors 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 12 AWG / 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
Colors Black (RAL9004) or white (-WH, RAL9016)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 200 x 141 x 111 mm (7.9 x 5.6 x 4.4 in); 141 mm (5.6 in) deep total when mounted on InvisiBall wall-mount bracket. *In vertical orientation
Net Weight (each) 1.6 kg (3.4 lbs)
Shipping Weight 3.5 kg (7.6 lbs) for the pair-pack (for 2 speakers), 11.0 kg (24.3 lbs) for master-pack (for 6 speakers)
Included Accessories InvisiBall™ wall-mounting system, 4 mm x 80 mm hex key
Optional Accessories MTC-23UB-1 – Yolk-type U-bracket (&-WH) MTC-23WMG-1 – WeatherMax grille with backing (&-WH) MTC-23CM – Ceiling-Mount InvisiBall adapter (&-WH)

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Control 23-1L

Ultra-Compact 8-Ohm Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker