Professional Systems Division

Design | Performance | Support

FreeSpace® DS 16F

loudspeaker

Entry-level, full-range, flush-mount loudspeaker designed for background music and speech reproduction in a wide range of installed applications. Wide, even 140° conical pattern and frequency range down to 80 Hz.

For indoor applications only.

Product Overview

Technical Summary

Frequency Response (+/-3 dB)
95 Hz - 17 kHz

Frequency Range (-10 dB)
80 Hz - 19 kHz

Nominal Dispersion
140° conical

Long-Term Power Handling
16 W (64 W peak)

Sensitivity (SPL / 1 W @ 1 m)
84 dB SPL

Maximum SPL @ 1 m
96 dB SPL (102 dB SPL peak)

Nominal Impedance
8 Ω (transformer bypassed)

Applications

  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Concourses
  • Transportation facilities
  • Resorts and hospitality venues
  • Houses of worship

Key Features

  • Full-range loudspeaker with a single 2.25" (57 mm) driver in a ported enclosure to deliver a 140° conical coverage pattern and clear, intelligible music and speech reproduction for flush-ceiling or pendant-mount applications

  • Integrated multi-tap transformer with innovative thumb wheel adjustment for easy-to-change tap setting from underneath the loudspeaker grille

  • Shared voicing across entire FreeSpace DS product family enables DS 16, DS 40 and DS 100 loudspeakers to be integrated on the same system and maintain consistent tonal quality

  • Can be combined with either surface- or flush-mount FreeSpace 3 Acoustimass® module for extended bass response

  • Supported by a suite of accessories, including ceiling-mount bracket, adjustable tile bridge, pendant-mount kit and square grille

Physical

Enclosure
PC/ABS

Environmental
Indoor use only

Connectors
Three-terminal barrier strip. Optional accessory available for use when ceramic connector and thermal fuse are required.
Wire gauge: 18 AWG (0.8 mm) to 14 AWG (2.0 mm)

Suspension / Mounting
Three integrated quick-install mounting arms. Three mounting points at the rear of the enclosure for use with optional accessory pendant mount kit. Safety cable attachment: .35" (8.9 mm) diameter hole on junction box

Dimensions
Outer flange diameter: 9.4" (239 mm)
Depth: 6.9" (176 mm)
Ceiling hole diameter: 8.0" (203 mm)

Net Weight
4.4 lb (1.9 kg)

Color
Black, White, Paintable

Package Contents
1 loudspeaker