JBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White)

JBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White)

JBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White)

JBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White)

JBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White)

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Product Highlights

  • 8" Woven-Fiberglass LF Drivers
  • 1" PEI Diaphragm Tweeters
  • 240W RMS at 8 Ohms
  • Durable, Weatherized Enclosures
  • InvisiBall Mounting Hardware
  • Zinc-Plated Grilles
  • Good for Off-Axis Listening
  • 45 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
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JBL CONTROL 28-1-WH overview

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Designed by JBL, these Control 28-1 loudspeakers are two-way 8" indoor/outdoor monitors featuring weather-protected circuitry, natural and powerful representations of the frequency spectrum, white enclosures, and JBL's proprietary InvisiBall mounting hardware. This hardware allows you to install the speakers through a hidden access point behind its logo badge. As such, the Control 28-1 suitable for venues, health clubs, theme parks, cafes, or anywhere where foreground/background music—and paging—is a necessity.

These monitors are capable of handling 240W of programmatic material at 8 Ohms, and feature a built-in multi-tap transformer for operation on distributed speaker lines. With an SPL of 112 dB, you can blast these speakers pretty loudly as well, while their cone geometry ensures a pleasurable listening experience in both on- and off-axis situations. Additionally, their PEI diaphragms render a smooth high-frequency response. But sound is not the only consideration: Kapton voice coil formers, JBL's WeatherEdge rubberized extensions, and a durable cabinet construction provide protection against heat, rain, wind, or anything else the elements might throw at you in the coming years.

Also, while the Control 28-1 comes in a white finish, it doesn't have to stay that way: these speakers accept a variety of finishes and pigments to match any surrounding.

Key Features
  • 8" woofers with woven fiberglass cone
  • 1" PEI diaphragm tweeters with fluid cooling
  • Built-in InvisiBall mounting hardware
  • Weather-resistant enclosure and transducers
  • 100° x 100° coverage
  • 240W power handling of programmatic material in direct 8 Ohms setting, plus built-in multi-tap transformers
  • Frequency response of 45 Hz to 20 kHz.
UPC: 691991002052
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JBL Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White)
  • InvisiBall Wall-Mounting System
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty on Enclosures
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty on Electronics
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    JBL CONTROL 28-1-WH specs

    Power Rating 240 W continuous program (2 h)
    120 W (480 W peak), continuous pink noise (2 h)
    90 W (360 W peak) continuous pink noise (100 h)
    Nominal Impedance 8 ohms (THRU setting)
    Maximum Input Voltage 27.5 V RMS (2 h), 55.0 V peak
    Frequency Response ± 3dB 62 Hz to 16 kHz
    Frequency Response ±10 dB 45 Hz to 20 kHz
    Sensitivity 91 dB, 1 W / 1 m (average 100 Hz to 10 k Hz)
    Coverage Angle 100° x 100°
    Directivity Factor 7.3 (averaged 1 kHz to 16 kHz)
    Directivity Index 8.3 dB (averaged 1 kHz to 16 kHz)
    Crossover Type 2nd order low-pass, 1st order high-pass, plus conjugate shaping
    Transformer Taps 70 V: 60 W, 30 W, 15 W, 7.5 W
    100 V: 60 W, 30 W, 15 W
    Insertion loss: < 0.94 dB at any tap setting
    Thru setting: 8 Ohms nominal
    Recommended Protective High-Pass 45 Hz high-pass (24 dB/oct) for 8 Ohms operation plus 15 W and 7.5 W taps; 55 Hz for 30 W tap; 65 Hz for 60 W tap
    LF Driver Size 8" / 200 mm
    HF Driver Size 1" / 25 mm
    Driver Type LF Driver: 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 Driver: PEI diaphragm, low-viscosity ferro-magnetic fluid, and Kapton voice coil former
    Enclosure Material High-impact polystyrene (HIPS)
    Grille Highly zinc-plated, finished in durable TGIC polyester powder-coating
    Termination 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)
    Environmental IP-44 per IEC529; exceeds MilSpec 810 for humidity, salt-spray, temperature & UV; passes MilStd-202F for salt spray and ASTM G85 for acid-air plus salt spray
    Agency Rating ROHS-compliant; Transformer UL Recognized per UL1876
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 15.2 x 11.1 x 8.6" / 386 x 282 x 219 mm
    Weight 15 lb / 6.8 kg
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    Package Weight 34.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.0 x 17.0 x 13.0"

    JBL CONTROL 28-1-WH reviews

    Control 28-1 High Output Indoor/Outdoor Background/Foreground Speaker (Pair, White) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE best jbl makes the best outdoor speakers ive installed hundreds over the years nothing better
    Date published: 2017-06-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speakers. awesome sound and pretty powerful speakers, great frequency responce
    Date published: 2017-03-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Product, great sound. powerful sound and reliable equipment
    Date published: 2017-03-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL speakers Amazing sound
    Date published: 2017-01-16
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