JBL Control 26-DT Ceiling Speakers
Use instead of standard 8 inch driver.
Fits standard backcans for 8 inch
Comes complete with transducer, network
Advanced crossover network provides
natural sound and even coverage
throughout listening area.
60 Watt transformer for 70V or 100V
distributed speaker lines.
Coaxial woofer with long-life butyl
rubber surround and titanium coated
The Control 26-DT is a compact
ceiling speaker assembly configured to
install into standard ceiling backcans
designed for 200 mm (8 in) drivers.
High power handling, wide frequency
response and low distortion make the
Control 26-DT ideal for sound systems
requiring a higher fidelity sound.
The Control 26-DT includes a lowsaturations
high fidelity, low insertionloss
transformer for use with 70.7 V
and 100 V distributed line systems. The
transformer has a top tap rating of 60 W.
The Control 26-DT matches industry
standard mechanical specifications for
8-inch speakers. The four mounting
points, at a diameter of 194 mm (7.625
in), allow mounting either to a grille or
a backcan, depending on the equipment
The woofer features a polypropylene-
coated cone and pure butyl-rubber
surround for long life, even in high
The coaxially mounted titanium coated
tweeter provides crisp, clear highs.
Diffraction-loading of the tweeter provides
even coverage of the listening
area. The 90° coverage pattern provides
excellent projection for use in mediumhigh
Acoustic measurements taken with assembly mounted in backcan enclosure with an internal volume of 0.25 ft3
Frequency Range (-10 dB)1: 70 Hz - 20 kHz
Frequency Response (-3 dB)1: 95 Hz – 18 kHz
Nominal Sensitivity2: 89 dB, 1 m/1W, 60W tap
Nominal Coverage Angle3: 90°
Crossover Frequency: 3.5 kHz
Directivity Factor(Q)3: 7.6
Directivity Index3: 8.8 dB
Minimum Impedance: 80 ohms @ 247 Hz (60W tap), 159 ohms, (30W tap), 318 ohms,
(15W tap), 635 ohms, (7.5W tap)
Rated Maximum SPL4: 106 dB SPL @ 1m (3.3 ft)
Transformer Taps: 70V: 60W, 30W, 15W, & 7.5W
100V: 60W, 30W, & 15W
Low Frequency: 165 mm (6.5 in) polypropylene-coated, 1 in voice coil on
aluminum former. Adapter flange to fit standard 8-inch mounting.
High Frequency: 19 mm (3/4 in) titanium coated polyester
Mounting Points: 4 screw holes at 194 mm (7.625 in) diameter on center
Termination: Screw locking barrier strip
Safety Agency Rating: In accordance with IEC60849 / EN60849.
Dimensions (H x Dia): 120 mm x 200 mm (4.72 in x 7.87 in)
Net Weight (ea): 1.9 kg (4.2 lb)
Shipping Weight (pair): 4 kg (8.8 lb)
1In Half Space (flush mounted in ceiling)
2Half-space, averaged 100 Hz to 10 kHz
3Averaged 1 kHz to 6 kHz
4Calculated from sensitivity and power handling, exclusive of power compression.
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