JBL Control 88M
JBL Control 88M Highly weather resistant - Image

Highly weather resistant

Perfect for outdoor use

JBL Control 88M 360 degree coverage - Image

360 degree coverage

Can be used in a wide variety of applications including hotels, casinos, pool areas, shopping malls, theme parks, sports venues, resorts, restaurants, hospitality and leisure venues, entranceways, and anywhere a high quality music and/or paging speaker landscape speaker is required.

JBL Control 88M Compact size - Image

Compact size

Allows the speaker to blend into landscaping and shrubbery


JBL Control 88M Tough polyethylene enclosure - Image

Tough polyethylene enclosure

Resists abuse from lawn care equipment and the elements

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Two-Way 8 inch (200mm) Coaxial Mushroom Landscape Speaker

Designed for outdoor applications, the highly weather resistant Control 80 Series Landscape speakers provide excellent full-range sound quality and 360 degree coverage. Designed to be mounted on or in the ground, Control 80 Series Landscape speakers can be used in a wide variety of applications including shopping malls, theme parks, sports venues, hotels, casinos, resorts, restaurants, hospitality and leisure venues, entrance ways, and anywhere a high quality music and/or paging speaker landscape speaker is required. Compact in design, the speaker is unobtrusive and easily blends in with its surroundings. A tough polyethylene enclosure resists abuse from lawn care equipment and the elements, and the enclosure color extends throughout the material so the speaker will maintain color even when scraped or scratched.

General Specifications

Frequency Response (-10dB)
47 Hz – 16 kHz
Power Rating
100W RMS
Transformer Taps
70V = 60W RMS, 30W RMS, 15W RMS & 7.5W RMS ; 100V = 60W RMS, 30W RMS, 15W RMS
Frequency Response (±3 dB)
60Hz - 15 kHz
Maximum Input Voltage
28.0 V
87 dB, 1W @ 1m (ave. 80Hz - 16kHz)
Nominal Coverage Angle
360° horizontal, 160° vertical (primary listening 10° to 50° up from ground)
Directivity (Q)
Directivity Index (DI)
3.2 dB
Rated Maximum SPL
108 dB @ 1m
Nominal Impedance
8Ω (at 8Ω setting)
Minimum Impedance
6.6Ω at 9.5kHz
Insertion Loss
<0.5 dB at any tap setting
Thru Setting
8Ω nominal
Crossover Type
2nd Order LPF on LF and 2nd Order HPF on HF
Recommended Protective High-Pass
45 Hz for 8Ω operation, 24 dB/oct 80 Hz for 60W tap, 24 dB/oct 50 Hz for 30W, 7.5W, and 7.5W taps, 24 dB/oct
Low Frequency Driver
200 mm (8.00 in) diameter LF driver, Kapton™ former, 38mm (1.5 in) voice coil, polypropylene cone and polyurethane surround.
High Frequency Driver
25mm (1.0 in) diameter HF driver Polyetherimide (PEI) dome
Bare wire with dielectric-gel-filled wire nuts (internal to top speaker section)
Water ingress protected by two stages of gland nuts, one mounted on outside of enclosure (installed by installer via drilling 22 mm (0.875 in, 7/8 in) hole in any of multiple provided locations) and one between the bottom base and top speaker sections. Included gland nuts require round-jacketed wire with outside diameter between 4.0 mm and 9.0 mm (0.16” in and 0.35” in). For Installation instructions, see Installation Guide (#IS-C80MLS).
Included Accessories
(2) wire nuts, (2) gland nuts, (1) right-angle screwdriver
Installer-Supplied Required Tools
22mm (0.875 in, 7/8 in) twist-type drill bit (or other type suitable for plastic) for installing gland nut into enclosure.


524 mm (20.7 in)
355 mm (14 in)
355 mm (14 in)
Net Weight
7.8 kg (17 lb)
Shipping Weight
10.5 kg (23 lb)


Enclosure Material
LDPE Polyethylene plastic, 6 mm wall thickness, UL94V-0 rated.
Powder coated stainless steel.
IP-55 rating per IEC529 (dust protected and protected against jets of water). Exceeds MilSpec 810 for humidity, salt spray, temperature & UV. Passes Mil-STd-202F for salt spray. Enclosure UL94V0 rated.
Agency Ratings
UL1480, Transformer UL Recognized per UL1876, ROHS compliant.

What's in The Box?

  • 1 x Control 88M Landscape Speaker
  • 2 x Wire nuts
  • 2 x Gland nuts
  • 1 x Security screwdriver

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Product Q&A

Hi, is this price for one speaker or a pair (2) speakers?

Asked by: Victor1965

What does this speaker have to be connected to to play music outdoors? Power Source? Is there an AUX output where I can plug in a cord to play music from a phone?

Asked by: WestchesterShopper
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