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JBL CSS-H15 15W Paging Horn with 70V/100V Transformer

Manufacturer #:CSS-H15

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The JBL Commercial Solutions Series CSS-H15 Paging Horn provides excellent voice range clarity for public address systems, announcement/paging, intercom, security, alarm and industrial applications.  Designed for demanding environmental conditions, the CSS-H15 is highly weather resistant (IP-65 rated) so it can be used in either indoor or outdoor applications.  The wide coverage pattern allows the horn to cover a larger audience area than is the case with many paging horns.

Typical applications for this product are public access areas, warehouses, factories, schools, recreational facilities, commercial buildings, distribution centers, civic centers, and other commercial sound and protective signaling systems.

The CSS-H15 includes a UL-registered 15-watt multi-tap transformer for use with 70V or 100V distributed speaker lines.  The power tap switch is screwdriver adjustable for easily changing settings from 15W, 7.5W, 3.8W, 1.9W (and 0.9W at 70V only).  For non-distributed systems there is an 8 ohm bypass position.  Connection is via bare wire on a built-in jacketed cable with water-tight entrance to the speaker.

The transducer diaphragm is sturdy phenolic material to enhance durability, especially in outdoor applications, and to resist deformation under stressful temperature conditions.  To further increase reliability, a 350 Hz high-pass filter is built-in to protect the paging horn against damage from frequencies below the operational frequency band.  The horn is constructed from sturdy ABS plastic and exterior hardware is corrosionresistant stainless steel.  A stainless steel mounting bracket is included.

  • Excellent voice range clarity for announcement andpaging.
  • High sensitivity delivers high sound levels withminimal power amplification.
  • Wide 70° horizontal by 90° vertical coverage formedium throw applications.
  • Phenolic diaphragm driver for outdoor durability andhigh reliability.
  • UL-registered 15-watt multi-tap transformer, with 8ohm direct bypass.
  • Built-in high-pass filter enhances reliability byprotecting against low frequency damage.
  • Highly weather-resistant, with stainless steel bracket and hardware.
  • Frequency Response (-10 dB)*: 400 Hz – 7.5 kHz)
    *Based on average 1 kHz – 6 kHz sensitivity
  • Coverage Pattern: 70° horizontal by 90° vertical (at2 kHz and averaged 1 kHz – 4 kHz)
  • Included High-Pass Filter: Passive 350 Hz high-passfilter built-in to protect against damage from frequencies below operationalrange.
  • Directivity Factor (Q): 10.9 (2 kHz)
  • Directivity Index (DI): 10.4 (2 kHz)
  • System Power Rating**: 15 W (60 W peak), 100 hrs
    **AES standard, one decade pink noise with 6 dB crestfactor within device’s operational band, free air, 100 hr continuous.
  • Sensitivity (1W, 2.83V@ 1m): 105 dB, ave. 1 kHz – 6kHz; 111 dB at 2 kHz
  • Maximum SPL (1m)***: 117 dB cont ave. (123 dB peak), 1 kHz – 6 kHz; 123 dBcont ave. (129 dB peak), 2 kHz, 15W input, 8 ohm setting
    ***Calculated, based on power rating andmeasured sensitivity, exclusive of power compression.
  • Nominal Impedance:
    • 15W/70V, NC/100V tap: 333 ohms
    • 7.5W/70V, 15W/100V tap: 667 ohms
    • 3.8W/70V, 7.5W/100V tap: 1333 ohms
    • 1.9W/70V, 3.8W/100V tap: 2666 ohms
    • 0.9W/100V, 1.9W/100V tap:5332 ohms
    • 8 ohms at 8 ohm direct setting
  • Transformer Taps:
    • 70V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.8W, 1.9W. 0.9W
    • 100V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.8W, 1.9W
  • Full-Range Driver: 33 mm (1.3") diameter with phenolic diaphragm
  • Horn Material: ABS
  • Mounting Hardware: Stainless steel powder-coated U-bracket (yolk) with 3x8.8 mm (0.34") dia mounting holes, stainless steel
    exterior hardware.
  • Color: RAL9016 (horn and bracket)
  • Input Connection: 300 mm (12") pigtail to bare wire; entrance viawatertight fitting.  Wire colors: red = positive (+); black =
    negative (-).
  • Environmental: IP-65 rating per IEC529, salt sprayper B117, stainless steel U-bracket and exterior hardware.
  • Safety Agency: Transformer UL Registered per UL1876"Isolating Signal and Feedback Transformers for Use in Electronic Equipment"
  • Dimensions:
    • Horn: 6.5" H x 8.8" W x 9.2" D (163 x 222 x 232 mm)
    • Horn with mounting bracket: 7.1" H x 8.8" W x 9.2" D (181 x 222 x 232 mm) Depth excludes cable exit.
  • Weight: 3 lbs (1.36 kg)
  • Shipping Weight: 3.7 lbs (1.68 kg)
  • Included Accessories: Stainless steel mounting bracket