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

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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

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