Biamp Desono DS5 5-Inch 2-Way Surface Mount Loudspeaker (Pair, Black) - 911.0554.900

Biamp SKU: 911.0554.900
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Sale price$580.00


Sold as a pair, Desono Surface Mount Loudspeakers are low profile, compact artfully styled enclosures with dynamic sound quality and excellent intelligibility. The full-range models provide high power handling, high sensitivity and exceptional speech clarity.

The 5-inch, full-range DS5 is a two-way compact system, ideal for installations where space is a premium. Easily outperforming loudspeakers of a larger size format, the DS5 is ideal for both music and speech applications. The DS5 is equipped with a built-in autoformer, with a convenient front-accessible power tap switch hidden behind the rotatable logo. For durability and improved sonic quality, the cabinet features thick-wall, internally-reinforced high impact ABS construction with rounded surfaces that greatly reduce the acoustic resonances common in flat-sided cabinets. The paintable exterior features a zinc-rich epoxy dual-layer powder-coated grille and mounting bracket, stainless steel hardware and an included IP56 wiring cover.

Installation is simple and flexible using the included Infin-A-Ball™ multi-angle wall mounting bracket which allows low profile mounting and precise positioning of the enclosure over a broad tilt-swivel range. In addition, the integrated concealed wiring system produces a “clean-looking” and aesthetically appealing installation by hiding the wiring to the loudspeaker inside the arm of the bracket. An optional wall mount plate may be ordered from Community when specified by local building and safety codes.

Community ALC404D is recommended for this product. Higher power ALC models may be used safely as well.

  • Modern architectural design
  • Same components and voicing as the Distributed Design ceiling loudspeaker family
  • High efficiency, high output, high intelligibility, low distortion
  • Paintable enclosure constructed of high-impact ABS plastic to reduce resonances
  • Front-accessible power tap switch for selectable 8 ohm or 70V/100V operation
  • Infin-A-Ball™ low profile mounting bracket included
  • Weather-resistant construction with treated drivers, two-layer powder coated grilles and protected wiring ingress
  • Available in standard black or white finishes

Product Specs

Loudspeaker Type Two-way, full-range, coaxial surface mount loudspeaker, 8 ohm or 70V/100V operation
Operating Range 65 Hz - 22 kHz
Frequency Response 80 Hz - 20 kHz (±5.2 dB)
Max Input Ratings (8 ohm) 100W continuous, 250W program
28 volts RMS, 63 volts momentary peak
Transformer Taps 70V: 60W, 30W, 15W, 7.5W and low impedance
100V: 60W, 30W, 15W
Sensitivity (1W/1m) 93 dB SPL (125 Hz to 12.5 kHz 1/3 octave bands)
91 dB SPL (250 Hz to 4 kHz speech range)
Maximum Output 113 dB SPL / 120 dB SPL (peak 8 ohm)
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Minimum Impedance 7.5 ohms @ 280 Hz
Nominal Coverage 130º conical (+47° / -70°, 500 Hz to 6 kHz)
Axial Q / DI 4.5 / 6.5, 500 Hz to 6 kHz
Crossover Frequency 1.6 kHz
Recommended Signal Processing 65 Hz, 24 dB/Oct high pass filter
Drivers LF 1 x 5-inch cone
HF 1 x 1-inch exit compression driver
Driver Protection Self-resetting solid state circuit breaker
Input Connection 4-screw Euroblock connector for two pair of 2-wire leads (uninterrupted whether the loudspeaker is connected or not) concealed in the base of the mounting bracket; and a 2-pin Euroblock connector on the loudspeaker enclosure
Controls Front-accessible wattage / low impedance selector switch hidden behind the rotatable logo
Enclosure ABS plastic, matte finish, paintable
Finish Black or white
Mounting/Rigging Provisions Infin-A-Ball™ mounting system with hidden internal wiring
Grille Powder-coated perforated marine-grade aluminum backed with color-matched foam or fabric backing.
Black or white finish.
Safety Features Built-in safety cable attachment loop
Environmental IP55 rated loudspeakers, IP56 rated connector cover, designed to Mil Spec 810
Required Accessories Electronic high pass filter
Supplied Accessories Infin-A-Ball™ mounting bracket
Hex wrench
Flathead screwdriver
Optional Accessories DS-WMP Wall Mount Plate
Dimensions Height: 12.9 inches (328 mm)
Width: 6.3 inches (160 mm)
Depth: 7.5 inches (191 mm)
Weight (without bracket) 10.3 lbs (4.7 kg)
Weight (with bracket) 10.8 lbs (4.9 kg)
Shipping Weight (Pairs) 26 lbs (11.8 kg)

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