4-1/2" commercial weather-resistant surface mount speaker (White)
Our take on the QSC AD-S4T by Crutchfield's Eric Angevine
Make your voice (and music) heard
QSC's AD-S4T speakers are weather-resistant, so you can use them for background music and live paging of customers indoors or out. Each speaker mounts an efficient 4-1/2" woofer for detailed mids and a 3/4" silk tweeter that produces clear, detailed highs.
They're versatile and wall-mountable, so you can get good coverage for your small business without disrupting your decor. These speakers feature multi-tap transformers for use with 70-volt or 100-volt commercial audio systems, while an 8-ohm bypass setting allows use with regular home audio receivers and amplifiers.
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- weather-resistant surface-mounted speaker with 4-1/2" woofer and 3/4" silk dome tweeter
- handles up to 100 watts program power
- 120° conical coverage
- frequency response: 68-20,000 Hz (-10 dB)
- maximum SPL: 110 dB
- sensitivity: 87 dB
- 8-ohm nominal impedance
- multi-tap transformer for 70V or 100V systems
- 30, 15, 7.5, and 3.75-watt taps
- 8-ohm bypass setting for use with regular home audio receivers and amps
- ABS polymer enclosure
- paintable aluminum grille
- mounting hardware included
- 6-3/8"W x 10-5/16"H x 6-7/16"D
- weight: 6.5 lbs. (each)
- warranty: 3 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 2 Surface-mount commerical loudspeakers
- 2 Euro-style connectors
- 2 Terminal weather protection covers
- 2 X-mount brackets
- Eight M4 screws
- Spec Sheet
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Features and Specs
|Drivers per speaker||2|
|Woofer Size (inches)||4.5|
|Tweeter Size (inches)||0.75|
|System Frequency response||---|
|Peak Power rating||0|
AcousticDesign Series: QSC's AcousticDesign series offers integrators a premium quality installed sound solution where performance, coverage, and aesthetics are paramount. Combined with unprecedented ease-of-installation and high weather resistance, the AcousticDesign series provides integrators a versatile and confident install solution.
Surface Mount Speaker: The QSC AcousticDesign AD-S4T is a surface mounted 70/100V, 4.5" two-way loudspeaker system, ideally suited for a wide variety of foreground and background sound reinforcement applications.
Note: The AD-S4T is sold in pairs.
Two-Way Driver Design: The AD-S4T features a high quality 4.5" weather treated paper cone woofer on a 1" voice coil. A carefully selected horn-loaded 0.75" silk dome tweeter with 0.75" voice coil perfectly matches the sensitivity and performance of the woofer for outstanding full-range reproduction.
DMT (Directivity Matched Transition): Consistent and even 120° axisymmetric (conical) coverage is achieved through DMT (Directivity Matched Transition), a QSC innovation which matches the directivity patterns of the woofer and the high-frequency waveguide at the crossover point. The result is a coherent transition between transducers and improved off-axis response.
70/100V or 8-Ohm: The even, accurate frequency response of the AD-S4T is aided by a 30-watt low-loss, low-saturation transformer with selectable taps, including an 8Ω bypass. To preserve weather resistance, the rotary selector is located on the back of the enclosure, protected by a weather grommet.
Euro-Style Connector: The Euro-style connector allows pre-wiring of the speaker and when combined with the quick "snap-on" deployment of the loudspeaker to the mount, installation is completed in a fraction of the time required versus competitive models.
Rugged Enclosure Rated for Indoor & Outdoor Use: With rugged ABS enclosures, sealed input panel covers, and powder-coated aluminum grilles for weather resistance, the AcousticDesign surface mounted series exceed IEC60529 IP-54 ratings for dust and splash resistance. The AD Series loudspeakers qualified for outdoor use using the following tests.
- Salt Fog: MIL-STD-810G Method 509.5 for 100 hrs.
- Humidity: MIL-STD-810G Method 507.5, Natural cycle B2, cyclic high RH for 7 days.
- High & Low Temperature: Tested to QSC internal standards between -20° and 50° C.
X-Mount System: Installers will appreciate the award-winning X-Mount system included with each full-range AcousticDesign model. This ingenious mounting solution achieves unprecedented ease-of-installation in horizontal, vertical, wall, or ceiling deployments. Knurled surfaces at the pivot planes ensure the load will not drift or sag over time. Articulation marks allow pre-configuration of the X-Mount while on the ground with no special tools required. Once secure, the loudspeaker installs in seconds, allowing the installer to work safer, smarter, and faster.
Black or White Finish + Paintable: The AcousticDesign series feature a stylish appearance free of obtrusive logo adornments for aesthetically sensitive installations. AcousticDesign surface loudspeakers are available in QSC standard black or white, and may be painted to match any decor.
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Why did you buy this?
This item was recommended by Rob for my outdoor speakers. [ Andrew Nov 19, 2017 ]
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