2-way In-ceiling Loudspeaker

2-way In-ceiling Loudspeaker

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The JBL brand has become synonymous with the cinema experience. The SCL-5 continues this legacy, as the first JBL Synthesis dedicated in-ceiling loudspeaker solution, perfect for 3D audio, providing high performance for immersive surround cinema brought to the home.

Utilizing JBL’s industry-leading D2-derived compression driver and HDI™ waveguide technology, this high-output, in-ceiling loudspeaker system incorporates the patented Synthesis Custom Loudspeaker technologies found in the award-winning SCL-2, SCL-3 and SCL-4.

The SCL-5 features a 2-way driver configuration with a 6.5-inch (165mm), cast-frame, advanced aluminum matrix cone, and a 1-inch (25mm) 2409H annular ring, Teonex® diaphragm, compression driver with advanced HDI geometry horn. An integrated round back-can enclosure and an angled baffle allow the loudspeaker to be “aimed”, focusing its output toward a specific listening position.

The retractable Cat Claws mounting system allows for faster and easier ceiling installation, with material thickness clamping of up to two inches.

Designed to provide ultimate performance and the highest levels of dynamics from any in-ceiling loudspeaker, the SCL-5 can discretely integrate into any environment and décor. The back-can enclosure elegantly fits within 2x6-inch framing for compatibility with most residential installation applications, and both round and square zero-bezel magnetically attached grilles are included.

  • Highlights & Specs

SCL-5 Highlights

  • Very High SPL
  • Wide Dynamics
  • Low Distortion
  • Powerful Bass
  • Unparalleled Performance
  • Angled "Off-Axis" Design
  • Controlled Directivity
  • Fits 2x6-Inch Framing

General Specifications


Audio Specifications

2-way in-ceiling loudspeaker system
6.5-inch (165mm) Cast-frame, advanced aluminum matrix Cone with low-distortion neodymium motor structure
D2-derived 1-inch / 25mm D2409H annular ring, Teonex® diaphragm compression driver
High-Definition Imaging (HDI™) waveguide
Retractable Cat Claws mounting system for easy installation
Hi Frequency Level and Boundary Compensation switches
Rotatable, angled baffle
Metal back can be integrated with system
Sealed / acoustic suspension design
Gold plated, spring-loaded, push type binding post terminals
Zero-bezel, magnetically attached round and square grilles

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