15 Watt Paging Horn

15 Watt Paging Horn

The Commercial Solutions Series CSS-H15 Paging Horn provides excellent voice range clarity for public address systems, announcement/paging, intercom, security, alarm and industrial applications. Designed for demanding environmental conditions, the CSS-H15 is highly weather resistant (IP-65 rated) so it can be used in either indoor or outdoor applications. The wide coverage pattern allows the horn to cover a larger audience area than is the case with many paging horns.


·       Excellent voice range clarity for announcement and paging.

·       High sensitivity delivers high sound levels with minimal power amplification.

·       Wide 70° horizontal by 90° vertical coverage for medium throw applications.

·       Phenolic diaphragm driver for outdoor durability and high reliability.

·       UL-registered 15-watt multi-tap transformer, with 8 ohm direct bypass.

·       Built-in high-pass filter enhances reliability by protecting against low frequency damage.

·       Highly weather-resistant, with stainless steel bracket and hardware.


·       Public Access Areas

·       Warehouses

·       Factories

·       Schools

·       Recreational Facilities

·       Commercial Buildings

·       Distribution Centers

·       Civic Centers

·       Other Commercial Sound and Protective Signaling Systems


Frequency Response (-10 dB)

400 Hz – 7.5 kHz

Coverage Pattern

70° horizontal by 90° vertical (at 2 kHz and averaged 1 kHz – 4 kHz)

Included High-Pass Filter

Passive 350 Hz high-pass filter built-in to protect against damage from frequencies below operational range.

Directivity Factor (Q)

10.9 (2 kHz)

Directivity Index (DI)

10.4 (2 kHz)

System Power Rating

15 W (60 W peak), 100 hrs

Sensitivity (1W, 2.83V@ 1m)

105 dB, ave. 1 kHz – 6 kHz; 111 dB at 2 kHz

Maximum SPL (1m)

117 dB cont ave. (123 dB peak), 1 kHz – 6 kHz;

123 dB cont ave. (129 dB peak), 2 kHz, 15W input,

8 ohm setting

Nominal Impedance

15W/70V, NC/100V tap: 333 ohms

7.5W/70V, 15W/100V tap: 667 ohms

3.8W/70V, 7.5W/100V tap: 1333 ohms

1.9W/70V, 3.8W/100V tap: 2666 ohms

0.9W/100V, 1.9W/100V tap:5332 ohms

8 ohms at 8 ohm direct setting

Transformer Taps

70V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.8W, 1.9W. 0.9W

100V: 15W, 7.5W, 3.8W, 1.9W

Full-Range Driver

33 mm (1.3 in) diameter with phenolic diaphragm

Horn Material


Mounting Hardware

Stainless steel powder-coated U-bracket (yolk) with 3 x 8.8 mm (0.34 in) dia mounting holes, stainless steel exterior



RAL9016 (horn and bracket)

Input Connection

300 mm (12 in) pigtail to bare wire; entrance via watertight fitting. Wire colors: red = positive (+); black = negative (-).


IP-65 rating per IEC529, salt spray per B117, stainless steel U-bracket and exterior hardware.

Safety Agency Ratings

Transformer UL Registered per UL1876 “Isolating Signal and Feedback Transformers for Use in Electronic Equipment”

Dimensions (H x W x D)

163 x 222 x 232 mm (6.5 x 8.8 x 9.2 in) horn

181 x 222 x 232 mm (7.1 x 8.8 x 9.2 in) including mounting bracket. Depth excludes cable exit.

Weight (ea)

3.0 lb/1.36 kg

Shipping Weight (ea)

3.7 lb/1.68 kg

Included Accessories

Stainless steel mounting bracket