Professional Systems Division

Design | Performance | Support

Panaray® 502® A

installed sound-reinforcement loudspeaker

The Panaray® 502® A installed sound-reinforcement loudspeaker features a full-range-driver array, eliminating the need for tweeters and crossovers, to provide unsurpassed reliability and vocal clarity. The Articulated Array® design, with wide 120° x 70° coverage, can effectively cover small venues with a single loudspeaker, providing a cost-effective solution for many indoor installed voice-reinforcement applications. The Panaray 502 A can also be paired with optional Bose Pro subwoofers for use with full-range music program material.

Product Overview

Technical Summary

Frequency Range (-10 dB)
103 Hz - 15 kHz

Nominal Coverage Pattern (H x V)
120° H x 70° V

Long-Term Power Handling
Bose extended-lifecycle test⁴: 150 W
AES transducer test⁵: 200 W

Power Handling, Peak
Bose extended-lifecycle test⁴: 600 W
AES transducer test⁵: 800 W

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

Calculated Maximum SPL @ 1 m
Bose extended-lifecycle test⁴: 110 dB SPL
AES transducer test⁵: 111 dB

Calculated Maximum SPL @ 1 m, peak
Bose extended-lifecycle test⁴: 116 dB
AES transducer test⁵: 117 dB

Nominal Impedance
8 Ω


  • Auditoriums
  • Houses of worship
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Hospitality venues

Key Features

  • Full-Range-Driver Array eliminates tweeters and crossovers for unsurpassed reliability in harsh environments and vocal clarity

  • 5 x Bose® 4.5-inch full-range drivers for legendary reliability

  • 120° x 70° Articulated Array® design covers a very wide area, which can reduce the number of loudspeakers required

  • 103 Hz - 15 kHz Frequency Range optimized for speech reinforcement

  • 117 dB Peak SPL for sound-reinforcement and foreground music

  • Slim, elegant design for demanding aesthetic requirements

  • Indoor installations only

  • Optional 70V/100V transformer

  • Requires Active Equalization


Mineral-reinforced structural foam

Indoor use only

Two (2) parallel-wired NL4 Neutrik® Speakon® connectors
Two (2) parallel-wired barrier strips

Suspension / Mounting
4 x M8 threaded inserts (4 back)

Dimensions (Enclosure only)
23.8" H x 5.8" W x 7.1" D (603 mm x 146 mm x 179 mm)

Net Weight
15 lb (6.8 kg)

Black, White

Package Contents
1 loudspeaker