Control 23T (discontinued)

Ultra-Compact Indoor/ Outdoor Background/ Foreground Loudspeaker

Control 23T
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Ultra-Compact Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Loudspeaker

The Control® 23T is the most compact of JBL Professional’s Control Contractor Series indoor/outdoor loudspeakers making it a perfect choice for patios, foyers, retail or other applications where foreground/background music and paging are required, with minimum aesthetic impact.


  • Isolation transformer for 70.7 V / 100 V distributed-line sound systems.
  • Components: 3.5 in Polypropylene coated woofer, .5 in Titanium coated horn loaded tweeter.
  • Built-in InvisiBall® mounting hardware.
  • Weather resistant enclosure and transducers.
  • Readily paintable to match decor.
  • 130 mm (5.25 in ) polypropylene coated woofer,
    10 mm (.75 in ) titanium coated horn-loaded tweeter.
  • 90° x 90° high frequency horn.


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file type icon Control Contractor Brochure
en updated: 14.03.2023
  en  1,71 MB 14.03.2023
file type icon Control 23T Spec Sheet
en updated: 14.03.2023
  en  663 KB 14.03.2023
file type icon Control Contractor Surface Mount Owners Manual
en updated: 14.03.2023
  en  1,96 MB 14.03.2023
file type icon Control 23T Spec Sheet
updated: 22.10.2020
    663 KB 22.10.2020
file type icon JBL Installed Sound Configuration Guide
updated: 22.10.2020
    160 KB 22.10.2020
file type icon Control Contractor Series FAQ
updated: 18.10.2019
    65 KB 18.10.2019
file type icon Control Contractor Series Declaration of Conformity
updated: 18.10.2019
    131 KB 18.10.2019
file type icon JBL Control Series Passive Speakers DoC
updated: 17.12.2019
    179 KB 17.12.2019
platform icon Distributed System Design (DSD) v3.6.2
version 3.6.2, updated: 23.09.2021
3.6.2     805 KB 23.09.2021
Install Guides
file type icon Guide to Business Music
updated: 22.10.2020
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file type icon Control Contractor Weather Resistance Testing
updated: 22.10.2020
    37,6 KB 22.10.2020
file type icon Attaching Control Contractor Speakers to Stands
updated: 02.11.2019
    76,4 KB 02.11.2019
file type icon Invisiball™ Installation Instructions
updated: 30.09.2019
    227 KB 30.09.2019
file type icon MTC-PC2 & MTC-PC3 Installation
updated: 30.09.2019
    42,5 KB 30.09.2019
file type icon InvisiBall Threading Specifications
updated: 27.09.2019
    27,4 KB 27.09.2019

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Parts & Service


Frequency Range 100Hz to 21kHz (-10 dB)
Power Capacity 50 W Continuous Program Power; 25 W Continuous Pink Noise
Transformer Taps 5 W @ 70V, 10 W @ 100V (IEC pink noise, 100 hrs.)
Directivity Factor (Q) 4.8 dB
Directivity Index (DI) 6.8 dB
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Crossover Frequency 3.5kHz
LF Driver 88mm (3.5 in) Polypropylene cone w/ WeatherEdge
HF Driver 13mm (.5 in ) Titanium coated polycarbonate
Enclosure Material HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)
Overload Protection Full-Range power limiting to protect network and transducers
Terminations Spring terminals, accepts banana plug
Safety Agency Rating Transformer UL1876 recognized
Environmental Conforms to Mil Spec 810 for humidity, salt spray, temperature & UV. IEC 529 IP-X4 splashproof rating.
Dimensions (H x W x D) 193 x 140 x 111 mm (7.6 x 5.5 x 4.4 in)
Net Weight (each) 1.8kg (4 lb)
Shipping Weight (ea) 4.1kg (9 lb)
Included Accessories variety of paints and finishes to Invisiball Assembly 4mm x 80mm hex key
Optional Accessories MTC-23V: For vertical columnar orientation of up to 3 loudspeakers polypropylene and terminating its MTC-25/23H: For horizontal splaying of two speakers. Three brackets array up to six loudspeakers in a 360° array.


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Control 23T (discontinued)

Ultra-Compact Indoor/ Outdoor Background/ Foreground Loudspeaker