JBL Control 12C/T


JBL Control 12C/T 76 mm (3 in) full-range driver - Image

76 mm (3 in) full-range driver

Provides excellent sound quality for a wide variety of low to medium volume applications

JBL Control 12C/T Blind-mount backcan - Image

Blind-mount backcan

For quick and easy install

JBL Control 12C/T Combined 70V/100V and low impedance direct operation - Image

Combined 70V/100V and low impedance direct operation

Ideal for a wide variety of projects

JBL Control 12C/T Wide 130° coverage - Image

Wide 130° coverage

Delivers consistent sound quality for listeners located both off and on axis

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Compact Ceiling Loudspeaker

Control 12C/T is a full-range ceiling speaker consisting of a 76 mm (3 inch) wide-bandwidth cone driver mounted in a vented, paintable baffle made of UV resistant UL94-V0 material, with a preattached blind-mount backcan for quick and easy installation.

General Specifications

Frequency Range (-10 dB)
68 Hz – 17 kHz
Power Capacity (at low-Z)
40 Watts Continuous Program Power ; 20 Watts Continuous Pink Noise
Transformer Taps
15 W, 7.5 W, 3.8 W @ 70V and 100V (& 1.9 W @ 70V only)
Frequency Response (±3 dB)
95 Hz – 15 kHz
Nominal Sensitivity
84 dB
Nominal Coverage Angle
130° conical coverage
Directivity Factor (Q)
Directivity Index (DI)
7.4 dB
Rated Maximum SPL
97 dB @ 1 m (3.3 ft) average, 103 dB peak
Nominal Impedance
8 ohms (in direct/bypass 8Ω setting)
Full-Range Driver
76 mm (3 inch) with polypropylene cone, butyl rubber surround, Kapton™ voice coil former, high temperature voice coil, aluminum coupling ring for low distortion and HF extension
Input Connectors
Removable locking 4-pin connector with screw-down terminals. Max wire size 12 AWG (2.5 mm2)
Connector Wiring
Pin 1 = + In ; Pin 2 = - In ; Pin 3 = + Loop Thru ; Pin 4 = - Loop Thru
Strain Reliefs
Strain relief for two cables or two flex conduits via coupled clamping mechanism
ABS baffle with UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flame class fire rating. Zinc-plated steel backcan
Safety Agency
UL1480, UL2043, NFPA90 & NFPA70; S7232/UL Listed, Suitable for use in air handling spaces, Signaling Speaker; Transformer UL registered per UL1876; ROHS, C-tick N108, CE compliant; Baffle meets UL94-V0 and UL94-5VB flammability rating; In accordance with IEC60849/EN60849 systems
Safety Seismic Attachment
One point, top surface
Included Accessories
C-ring support backing plate, 2 tile support rails (for 2 ft or 600 mm tile spans; optional MTC-48TR extension available for larger 4 ft or 1200 mm tile spans), cutout template, paint shield, removable locking multi-pin connector, grille.
Optional Accessories
MTC-24NC new construction bracket ; MTC-24MR mud-ring construction bracket ; MTC-TCD thick-ceiling dog-ears for ceiling thicknesses up to 55 mm (2.2 in, ordering one set = 24 dog-ears for 8 speakers) ; MTC-48TR tile rail for 1200 mm (4 ft) tile spans


196 mm (7.7 in)
138 mm (5.4 in)
Ceiling Cutout Size
Circular cutout with 170 mm (6.7 in) diameter (cardboard cutout template included)
Ceiling Thickness Range
Up to 35 mm (1.4 in) with stock dog-ears. MTC-TCD thick-ceiling dog-ears available for up to 55 mm (2.2 in) ceiling thicknesses.
Net Weight
1.6 kg (3.5 lbs, one speaker)
Shipping Weight
6.7 kg (14.7 lbs, pair in master carton)

What's in The Box?

  • 1 x Control 12C/T Ceiling Speaker
  • 1 x C-ring support backing plate
  • 2 x Tile support rails (for 2 ft or 600 mm tile spans)
  • 1 x Cutout template
  • 1 x Paint shield
  • 1 x Removable locking multi-pin connector
  • 1 x Grille

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