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FreeSpace Ceiling Loudspeaker, Multi-Tap Transformer, 2.25" Full-Range, 16W @ 8 Ohms, White


The Bose FreeSpace DS 16F flush-mount loudspeaker reproduces music with smooth natural sound.
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The Bose FreeSpace DS 16F flush-mount loudspeaker reproduces music with smooth natural sound. As with all of the FreeSpace loudspeakers, its styling, performance and value make this loudspeaker well suited for background music and speech reproduction in a wide range of business environments, from retail and restaurant operations to hotels, office buildings and airports. The FreeSpace DS 16F is well suited for applications where meeting important speech intelligibility standards is required.

The loudspeaker can be installed quickly and simply due to its integrated mounting arms. Its versatile design makes it suitable for almost any ceiling installation: flush mounted above the ceiling, pendant mounted in open ceilings or installed in plenum spaces.

The FreeSpace DS 16F ceiling loudspeaker includes an innovative thumb wheel that lets users easily adjust the integrated transformer tap settings. Its sleek styling blends easily with interior designs and it can be painted to match almost any decor, making it an elegant choice for any commercial environment.

The FreeSpace DS 16F is acoustically compatible with the FreeSpace DS 16S and DS 16SE loudspeakers and can be integrated on the same loudspeaker line. It meets numerous standards for combination music and evacuation systems around the world and is backed by a five-year transferable limited warranty.

The FreeSpace DS 16F loudspeaker is well-suited for permanent installations in:

  • Retail stores
  • Transportation facilities
  • Hospitality venues
  • Conourses
  • Restaurants
  • Houses of worship

Bose DS-16F-WHITE Ceiling Loudspeaker Features:

  • Clear, intelligible music and speech reproduction
  • Full-range response from 90Hz to 16kHz
  • Wide, even 140° conical coverage pattern
  • Single 2.25" full-range driver
  • Integrated multi-tap transformer provides easy-to-change tap settings thatare accessible underneath the loudspeaker grille:
    • 70V - 1W, 2W, 4W, 8W,16W
    • 100V - 2W, 4W, 8W, 16W
  • Can be used as an 8 ohm, 16W loudspeaker
  • Can be combined with the FreeSpace DS 16S (indoor) and DS 16SE (outdoor) surface-mount loudspeakers on the same line
  • Mounting hardware permits fast and easy ceiling installation
  • Elegant, modern styling that blends with decor; available in black or white and can be painted
  • Combine with FreeSpace 3 Acoustimass bass module for extended range applications
  • Listed to ANSI/UL 1480-2005
  • Suitable for use in air handling (plenum) spaces with the use of the PC-16 accessory

Bose DS-16F-WHITE Ceiling Loudspeaker Specifications:

  • Power Handling: 16W
  • Nominal Impedance (transformer bypass): 8 ohms
  • Sensitivity (at 1W @ 1m): 84 dB-SPL
  • Maximum SPL (pink noise @ 1m @ rated power): 96 dB-SPL; 102 dB-SPL (Peak)
  • Frequency Range (-3dB): 90Hz - 16kHz
  • Beamwidth (-6dB point, average 1-4 kHz): 140° Conical
  • Driver Complement: One 2.25" full-range driver
  • Construction Features:
    • Enclosure: PC/ABS rated at UL 94 5VA
    • Grille:Powder-coated steel
    • Integral quick-install mounting features
    • Three mounting points at the rear of the housing for pendant mounting
  • Dimensions:
    • Outer Flange diameter: 9.4"
    • Ceiling Hole diameter:8"
    • Height to top of housing: 6.2"
  • Weight: 4.4 lbs; 6 lbs shipping
  • Package Contents: Loudspeaker, installation guide
  • Finish: Textured white with a contoured, powder-coated steel grille. Both the enclosure and grille can be painted
  • Connectors: Three-terminal barrier strip with a pre-wired ceramic connector
Tile Bridge for DS16F, 6 Pack, 029830
Bose DS16F-TILE-BRIDGE Tile Bridge for DS16F, 6 Pack, 029830
Designed for mounting DS 16F loudspeakers in hung tile ceilings.
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Tile Bridge, Adjustable for the DS 16F
Bose DS16F-ADJUSTABLE-TILE-BRIDGE Tile Bridge, Adjustable for the DS 16F
Intended for installations that require a tile bridge that can fit through a loudspeaker hole in the ceiling or off-center mounting in a hung ceiling tile.
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Pendant Mount Kit for DS16F, White
Bose DS16F-PENDANT-KIT-WH Pendant Mount Kit for DS16F, White
Suspension hardware and loudspeaker cosmetic cover designed for hanging DS 16F loudspeakers from open ceilings.
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Square Grille, White, for DS 16F , DS 40F, and DS100F
Bose 323207-0210 Square Grille, White, for DS 16F , DS 40F, and DS100F
Designed for use with DS flush-mount loudspeakers and recommended for installations where a square grille suits the architecture and décor.
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