15” Horn-Loaded Full-Range Loudspeaker System / EN 54-24 Compliant for Life Safety Applications

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15” Horn-Loaded Full-Range Loudspeaker System

PD566 is a Precision Directivity™ loudspeaker designed for applications requiring high output capability with excellent pattern control. PD566 can be utilized in music or speech systems where frequency extension to 80 Hz is adequate or combined with subwoofers to create extended bandwidth fullrange systems.

This loudspeaker is EN 54-24 Compliant for life safety applications.


  • 380 mm (15”) horn-loaded low-frequency driver
  • Large PT™ Progressive Transition™ waveguides provide broad band 60° x 60° pattern control, low distortion at high SPL levels and smooth frequency response
  • Rotatable waveguide allows for either horizontal or vertical cabinet orientation
  • Sophisticated, steep-slope passive crossover network with switchable bi-amp/passive crossover modes
  • EN 54-24 Compliant for life safety applications to serve the needs of hospitality, large venue and other markets


  • Sports Facilities
  • Performance spaces
  • Auditoriums
  • Worship facilities

To improve reliability in weather conditions and reduce water ingress, cabinet dimensions of WRC & WRX models may be different than standard model dimensions. Contact CustomAudio@harman.com for drawings and/or dimension information of WRC & WRX models.



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file type icon PD566 Spec Sheet
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file type icon PD500 Series User Guide
en version V5.0, updated: may 2023
V5.0  en  698 KB may 2023
file type icon Weather Resistant Configurations
en version A, updated: may 2023
en  86,1 KB may 2023
file type icon PD500 Series Brochure
en version B, updated: may 2023
en  8,93 MB may 2023
CAD Drawings
file type icon PD500 Drawings DXF & PDF
updated: oct 2019
    377 KB oct 2019
Application Guides
file type icon Loudspeakers for Sports Facilities
en updated: may 2021
  en  5,71 MB may 2021
Declaration of Conformity
file type icon PD500 Series EU Declaration of Conformity
en updated: may 2023
  en  139 KB may 2023
Safety Sheets
file type icon PD500 Series EN54 Certificate
updated: oct 2020
    373 KB oct 2020
Simulation Data
file type icon PD500 Series EASE GLL Files
updated: may 2023
    606 KB may 2023
file type icon PD500 Series CLF Files
updated: may 2023
    459 KB may 2023
Preset Libraries
file type icon PD500 Series Speaker Presets
updated: may 2023
    317 KB may 2023

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Parts & Service


Frequency Range (-10dB) 70 Hz to 20 kHz
Frequency Response (±3 dB) 90Hz to 17kHz
Coverage Pattern 60° x 60°
Directivity Factor (Q) 16
Directivity Index (DI) 12 dB
Crossover Modes Bi-amp/Passive switchable
Passive Crossover 1.3 kHz
Transducer Power Ratings (AES) LF: 450W 2hrs, 300W 100hrs HF: 75W, 2hrs, 50W 100hrs
System Power Rating Passive mode: 500W 2hrs, 300W 100hrs (IEC)
Maximum SPL (1m) Bi-amp: LF: 133 cont (139 peak) HF: 133 cont (139 peak) Passive: 131 cont (137 peak)
System Sensitivity (1w @ 1m) 104 dB SPL
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
LF Driver 2031H 380 mm (15 in) driver with 75 mm (3 in) voice coil
Sensitivity (1W, 1m within operational band) 106 dB (avg 300Hz-1.3kHz)
HF Driver JBL 2432H, 38 mm (1.5 in) exit compression driver, 75 mm (3 in) voice coil
Sensitivity 114 dB (avg 1.5k-5kHz)
Waveguide HF: PT-H66HF-1 300 x 300 mm (12 x 12 in)
Enclosure Trapezoidal with 10 degree side angles, 18 mm exterior grade 11-ply Finnish birch plywood.
Suspension Attachment 20 points (5 top, 5 bottom, 4 each side, 2 rear), M10 threaded hardware (eyebolts NOT included, see optional accessories).
Finish Black DuraFlex™ finish. White (-WH) available upon request.
Optional Weather Resistant Versions WRC for outdoor placement where the loudspeaker will be sheltered from direct exposure to the elements. WRX for direct exposure or extreme environments, such as tropical or beach, or in areas with salt air, extreme high humidity or rapid changes in temperature. See WRC/WRX configuration sheet for details.
Grille Powder coated 14 gauge perforated steel, acoustically transparent and weather resistant cloth backing.
Input Connectors CE-compliant covered barrier strip terminals. Barrier terminals accept up to 5.2 sq mm (10 AWG) wire or max width 9 mm (.375 in) spade lugs.
Environmental Mil-Std 810; IP-x3 per IEC529. For higher environmental ratings, use WRC or WRX.
Optional Accessories 229-00009-01 kit of three M10 x 35 mm forged shoulder steel eyebolts.
Nominal LF Driver Impedance 8 ohms
Dimensions (H x W x D in vertical orientation) 782 mm x 783 mm x 670 mm
30.8 in x 30.8 in x 26.4 in
Net Weight (each) 69.0 kg (152 lb)



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15” Horn-Loaded Full-Range Loudspeaker System / EN 54-24 Compliant for Life Safety Applications