JBL Control 16C/T


JBL Control 16C/T 165 mm (6.5 in) high output driver and 19 mm (0.75 in) tweeter - Image

165 mm (6.5 in) high output driver and 19 mm (0.75 in) tweeter

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

JBL Control 16C/T Blind-mount backcan - Image

Blind-mount backcan

For quick and easy install

JBL Control 16C/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 16C/T Wide 110° coverage - Image

Wide 110° coverage

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

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Two-Way 6.5" Coaxial Ceiling Loudspeaker

Control 16C/T is a full-range ceiling speaker consisting of a 165 mm (6.5 inch) high tech cone driver and a 19mm soft-dome liquid cooled tweeter mounted in a vented, paintable baffle made of UV resistant UL94-V0 and UL94-5HB material, with a pre-attached blindmount backcan for quick and easy installation.

General Specifications

Frequency Range (-10 dB)
62 Hz – 20 kHz
Power Capacity (at low-Z)
100 Watts Continuous Program Power ; 50 Watts Continuous Pink Noise
Transformer Taps
30 W, 15 W, 7.5 W @ 70V or 100V (plus 3.8 W @ 70V only)
Frequency Response (±3 dB)
96 Hz – 15 kHz
Nominal Sensitivity
91 dB
Nominal Coverage Angle
110° conical coverage
Directivity Factor (Q)
Directivity Index (DI)
8.2 dB
Rated Maximum SPL
108 dB @ 1 m (3.3 ft) average, 116 dB peak
Nominal Impedance
8 ohms (in direct/bypass 8Ω setting)
Crossover Network
12 dB/oct (2nd order) low-pass to LF driver, 12 dB/oct (2nd order) high-pass to HF driver
LF Driver
165 mm (6.5 inch) with polypropylene cone, butyl rubber surround, anodized aluminum voice coil former, high temperature voice coil
HF Driver
19 mm (3/4 in), highly-damped treated-silk dome, Kapton™ voice coil, liquid cooling, wide dispersion waveguide
Input Connector
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-26NC new construction bracket ; MTC-26MR mud-ring construction bracket ; MTC-TCD thick-ceiling dog-ears for ceiling thicknesses up to 60 mm (2.4 in, ordering one set = 24 dog-ears for 6 speakers) ; MTC-48TR tile rail for 1200 mm (4 ft) tile spans


253 mm (10.0 in)
225 mm (8.8 in)
Ceiling Cutout Size
Circular cutout with 223 mm (8.8 in) diameter (cardboard cutout template included)
Ceiling Thickness Range
Up to 38 mm (1.5 in) with stock dog-ears. MTC-TCD thick-ceiling dog-ears available for up to 60 mm (2.4 in) ceiling thicknesses
Net Weight
3.4 kg (7.4 lbs, one speaker)
Shipping Weight
11.2 kg (24.7 lbs, pair in master carton)

What's in The Box?

  • 1 x Control 16C/T Ceiling Speakers
  • 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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