Tannoy CVS 8 8" Coaxial In-Ceiling Loudspeaker (Pair) - TA-CVS8

TannoySKU: TA-CVS8
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Sale price$618.00


(Sold as a pair)

The CVS 8 is a compact 240-Watt ceiling loudspeaker engineered to provide superb audio performance in both background and foreground music sound systems. Ideally suited for a wide variety of applications, from restaurants and hotels to houses of worship and businesses of all types, the CVS 8 offers the power handling, wide frequency response and low distortion more typically found in a studio reference monitor than a ceiling loudspeaker. The resulting sound is warm, with a nuanced and pristine clarity that envelopes the listener – without intruding.


  • Coaxial full range ceiling loudspeaker for installation applications

  • 60 Watts continuous, 240 Watts peak power

  • 8" mineral loaded polypropylene driver with nitrile rubber surround for enhanced durability and long-term reliability

  • 0.75" ferrofluid cooled soft dome neodymium high frequency driver

  • Wide constant directivity dispersion for optimum coverage

  • UL 1480 certified for fire-protected signalling systems

  • UL 2043 certified for air-handling spaces

  • UV and weather resistant UL 94 V-0 ABS front with plated steel fire can enclosure

  • Multiple transformer taps for 70 V and 100 V line systems or 6 Ohm direct input

  • Low insertion loss 60 W line transformer with easily accessible tapping switch

  • Semi matt white finish fits unobtrusively in any environment

  • Mounting C-ring and ceiling tile rails included

  • Powder coated perforated steel mesh grille with dust protection

  • Phoenix* connector with steel cover and strain relief clamping mechanism for fire rated cable

  • 10-Year Warranty Program*

  • Designed and engineered in the U.K.

Frequency response (-3 dB)1

79 Hz - 21 kHz

Frequency response (-10 dB)1

60 Hz - 24 kHz

System Sensitivity (1 W @ 1 m)2

93 dB (1 W = 2.45 V for 6 Ohms)

Nominal Coverage Angle

90 degrees conical

Coverage Angle (1 kHz to 6 kHz)

84 degrees conical

Directivity Factor (Q)

14.7 averaged 1 kHz to 6 kHz

Directivity Index (DI)

11.7 averaged 1 kHz to 6 kHz

Rated Maximum SPL

111 dB (average)
117 dB (peak)

Power Handling3

Average: 60 W

Programme: 120 W

Peak: 240 W

Recommended Amplifier Power

120 W @ 6 Ohms

Nominal Impedance

6 Ohms

Transformer Taps (via front rotary switch)

70 V: 60 W / 30 W / 15 W / 7.5 W / OFF & low impedance operation

100 V: 60 W / 30 W / 15 W / OFF & low impedance operation

Low Frequency

Coaxial 200 mm (8.00")
mineral loaded cone material

High Frequency

19 mm (0.75")


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

Security toggle clamp

Back Can Options
Cable Entry Options

Cable clamp & squeeze connector for conduit up to 22 mm


Removable locking connector with screw
terminals with “loop through” facility

Safety Agency Ratings

UL-1480, UL-2043, CE

Hole Cutout Diameter

320 mm (12.60")

Dimensions Bezel diameter

355.6 mm (14.00")

Front of ceiling to rear of back can

251.0 mm (9.88")

Front of ceiling to top of safety loop

264.0 mm (10.39")

Net Weight (ea)

6.6 kg (14.6 lbs)

Included Accessories

C Ring, tile bridge, paint mask,
cutout template, grille

Optional Accessories

Plaster (mud) ring

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