Bogen 700286198 User Manual
Model: 700286198 / 700286206
Installation and Use Manual
Issue 1, August 2003
© 2003 Bogen Communications, Inc. All rights reserved.
Specifications subject to change without notice.
You have purchased one of the finest pendant loudspeakers available today. Please familiarize yourself with this product by reading and reviewing the following descriptions and diagrams.
These loudspeakers include a "spiderless" woofer that utilizes a
In addition, the use of
The pendant loudspeaker is a
Settings for 70V and 100V
All models feature a removable
1.Tap Selection Switch
2. Coaxial Driver Assembly
3. Grille Retention Slot
4. Bass Tuning Vent (x2)
5. Perforated Steel Grille
(grille partially shown)
2. Suspension Points (x3)
3. Safety Cable Suspension Point
(1) Pendant Speaker
(1) Installation and Use Manual
(3)Suspension Cables with Forged Eye Bolts
(3)Nuts (maybe installed onto eyebolts)
If the power level is known, then select it using the
Speaker Grille Removal
Insert a pocket knife blade between the grille and the bezel about a 1/4" deep and then gently pry the grille
upwards. Do this in multiple places around the circumference of the grille to free the grille.
Speaker Grille Installation
The speaker grilles fit tightly! Make sure the tap settings are correct prior to installing grille. Push the speaker grille in until it can go no further. Then, slap around the edge of the grille to seat the grille. The grille is properly seated when it is flush with the edge of the bezel.
Suspension Cable Assembly
1. Screw nuts onto the eye bolts all the way to the flange.
2.Screw in eye bolts with captured cable sec-
tions in to the three suspension points. Do not overtighten.
3.Snap loops of free end of cable sections into
The speaker includes a safety cable suspension point for extra protection. The included cable kit must be used as a safety cable. Refer to instructions with cable kits for proper use.
The anchor point and any hardware used to anchor the speaker must be able to support the speaker’s weight under all conditions. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE OF THE PROPER CAPACITY OF THESE ITEMS TO USE, CONSULT A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER. Mount only one speaker per supplied
Wiring is terminated at a
Keep the same polarity terminals wired together to ensure correct phasing. In order to provide the best possible sound, all of the speakers in a system need to be pushing out and pulling in at the same time.
If the connections to one speaker in a system are reversed from the others, that speaker’s movement will be out of sync with the other speakers.This will result in a loss of low frequency response and will effect the overall performance of the system.
Selecting Power Levels
driver, turn the knob until the slot points to the power level you require.
Both power setting scales for 70V and 100V systems are labeled on the speakers. On the 100V
scale, the last position clockwise is marked with a (not available) symbol. Do not use this position in 100V systems.
The fully counterclockwise position of the setting switch is the
700286198 & 700286206
60 Hz to 19 kHz
20 mm (3/4") Polycarbonate Dome
89.5 dBspl (Average 100 Hz - 10 kHz)
Low (16 ohms) / High (70V/100V)
Power Input (Max.)
100W @ 16 ohms; 32W @ 70V/100V
Power Settings (in watts)†
70V: 32, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1
100V: 32, 16, 8, 4, 2
15" dia. x
(2) Cable Kits; (3) Nuts; and
(3) Suspension Cables with Forged Eye Bolts
Enclosure Finish & Color
Textured White or Black
*Free Space Response,
† Front panel,
©2003 Bogen Communications, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice.