Professional Systems Division

Design | Performance | Support

Panaray® 502® A


Mid/high-frequency loudspeaker designed for indoor permanent installations that require a small form factor for aesthetic and audience sight line considerations. Its Articulated Array® design provides a wide 120° x 70° pattern to effectively cover many smaller venues with a single loudspeaker.

For indoor applications only.

Product Overview

Technical Summary

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

Frequency Range (-10 dB)
110 Hz - 20 kHz

Nominal Dispersion
120° H x 70° V

Long-Term Power Handling
150 W (600 W peak)

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

Maximum SPL @ 1 m
112 dB SPL (118 dB SPL peak)

Nominal Impedance
8 Ω


  • Houses of worship
  • Auditoriums
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Hotels
  • Atriums and malls
  • Foreground music

Key Features

  • Articulated Array® design provides wide 120° x 70° pattern optimized for smooth band to band coverage

  • Five Bose® 4.5" (114 mm) full-range drivers for unsurpassed natural sound quality. Elimination of tweeters and crossover provides lifelike vocal and instrument reinforcement

  • Mid/high configuration allows bass management and design flexibility. Use with the Panaray 502® B loudspeaker, or the MB4, MB12 or MB24 modular base loudspeakers for full-range reinforcement

  • Sleek, elegant design for architectural compatibility. Modular components for system design flexibility

  • Full line of Bose-designed accessories for easy installation

  • Requires active equalization for best performance


Mica-reinforced structural foam, textured

Indoor use only

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

Suspension / Mounting
Four (4) 8 mm threaded inserts (back)

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)

Grey, White, Paintable

Package Contents
1 loudspeaker