Tannoy CMS601BM in ceiling speaker (single)


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The Tannoy CMS601 is a full bandwidth; high power and high sensitivity ceiling monitor system; a compact unit that is specifically designed for applications requiring the combination of premium sonic quality for music and speech reinforcement and exceptional reliability. The design comprises a 165mm (6.50") transducer mounted in a vented, injection moulded, paintable front baffle manufactured from UV/weather resistant UL94V-0 ABS material. Spring loaded self-aligning clamps make for quick and easy installation, while all models are also supplied with two tile support rails and one C-ring included in the package. A plaster (mud) ring is available as an optional accessory Equipped with a low insertion loss 60W line transformer easily configurable to the following settings via front baffle mounted rotary tapping switch: 70V systems: 60W / 30W / 15W / 7.5W / OFF & low Impedance operation 100V systems: 60W / 30W / 15W / OFF & low Impedance operation Two model versions and a separate back can are available to satisfy the vast majority of installation application requirements: CMS601 BM (Blind Mount) - supplied with an integral back can. CMS601 PI (Pre-Install) - supplied without a back can. CMS601 PI Back Can (Pre-wire back can) - use with the CMS601 PI. The zinc plated steel back cans have an integrated, recessed termination box. The removable locking connector has screw terminals for secure wire termination and "loop through" facility. Strain relief is provided by a clamping mechanism for use with plenum rated cable or conduit.

Frequency Response (-3dB) (1) BM Back can     78Hz - 22kHz
Frequency Range (-10dB) (1) BM Back can     51Hz - 24kHz
Frequency Range (-10dB) (1) PI Back can     46Hz - 24kHz
System Sensitivity (1W @1m) (2)     91dB (1W = 2.45V for 6 Ohms)
Nominal Coverage Angle     90 degrees conical
Coverage Angle (1kHz to 6kHz)     92 degrees
Directivity Factor (Q)     7.1 averaged 1kHz to 6kHz
Directivity Index (DI)     7.9 averaged 1kHz to 6kHz
Rated Maximum SPL     Average: 108dB
Peak: 112dB
Power Handling (3)     Average: 60W
Programme: 120W
Peak: 240W
Recommended Amplifier Power     120W @ 6 Ohms
Nominal Impedance     6 Ohms
Transformer Taps (via front rotary switch)     70V: 60W / 30W / 15W / 7.5W/OFF
& low impedance operation
100V: 60W / 30W / 15W / OFF
& low impedance operation
Crossover     7kHz inductively coupled
Low Frequency     1 x 165mm (6.50\") mineral loaded
polypropylene ICT
High Frequency     1 x ICTô aluminium dome
Enclosure     Back Can: Zinc plated steel
Baffle: Reflex loaded UL 94V-0 rated ABS Grille: Steel, with weather resistant coating
Safety Features     Safety ring located at rear of enclosure
for load bearing safety bond
Clamping Design     Min / Max clamping range: 8.0mm (0.32") / 29.0mm (1.14")
Recommended clamp torque: 1.5Nm
Back Can Options     Blind Mount (BM): Complete with fixed back can
Pre Install (PI): Separate back can for pre installation
Cable Entry Options     Cable clamp & squeeze connector for
conduit up to 22mm
Conduit Knockouts     3 Sets of horizontal positions: 19 / 22 / 28mm (0.75" / 0.87" / 1.10")
Connectors     Removable locking connector with screw
terminals with "loop through" facility
Safety Agency Ratings (pending)     UL-1480, UL-2043, CE
BM Hole Cutout Diameter     253mm (10.00")
PI Hole Cutout Diameter     253mm (10.00")
Dimensions     Bezel diameter: 280mm (11.30")
Front of ceiling to rear of back can (BM): 258mm (10.20")
Front of ceiling to top of safety loop (BM): 275.5mm (10.90")

Back of ceiling surface to rear of back can (PI): 151mm (5.90")
Back of ceiling surface to top of safety loop (PI): 168.5mm (6.60")
Net Weight (ea)     CMS501 BM: 6.50kg (14.33lbs)
CMS501 PI: 4.00kg (8.82lbs)
PI back can: 3.685kg (8.06lbs)
Included Accessories     C Ring, tile bridge, paint mask, cutout template, grille
Optional Accessories     Plaster (mud) ring


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