All-Weather Outdoor
All-Weather Transducer (AW339)

This transducer was designed to withstand the challenging environmental conditions found around hot tubs, spas, whirlpools, boat hulls, and outdoor decks. Knowing that transducers could activate the materials used to construct these structures (usually fiberglass and wood), the developers created the AW339 All-Weather transducer. Today, this transducer offers its users the flexibility of a hidden mount paired with the gift of surprisingly-clear, full-frequency sound.

The AW339 All-Weather Transducer is the weather-resistant version of the TST329 Gold. Specifically designed to withstand rain and humidity, the AW339 can handle many adverse conditions that would damage ordinary speakers or transducers. The AW329 can turn a deck, hot tub, or boat hull into a full- frequency speaker, and produce full-fidelity sound in a variety of climates and environments.
Originally developed for military and commercial training simulators, Full Contact Audio® transducers were specifically designed to transfer sounds like gunshots and explosions into a tactile experience that can be felt as well as heard.
The AW339 All-Weather Transducer requires an amplifier for operation. Clark Synthesis recommends using an amplifier stable at 4 ohms that can deliver 125-150 watts @ 4 ohms (per transducer).
Specs:
  • Continuous power handling: 135 watts
  • Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Overload Protection: Polyswitch
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz to 17kHz
  • Electrical Connection: 3ft. – 16 guage, 2 wire
  • Dimensions: 8 in. diam. x 2.25 in. high
  • Recommended Amplification: 125 – 150 watts at 4 ohms
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The AW339 comes with all the mounting hardware that you will need. For more information, click HERE.

Since most wood decks are made with soft woods, we recommend one AW339 for every 4 foot X 4 foot (1.2 meter x 1.2 meter) area.

We recommend using one TST for smaller hot tubs and two for larger hot tubs.

Yes!  Clark Synthesis TSTs are used in therapy chairs, therapy beds, massage tables, etc. If you do a Google search for Vibroacoustic, you will find many products that contain Clark Synthesis TSTs.

Clark Synthesis Tactile Sound Transducers (TSTs) transform pure audio as electrical energy into pure audio as vibrational energy.  TSTs are much more than shakers.  Shakers only make things shake.  TSTs faithfully reproduce audio signals bringing new levels of realism and enjoyment to VR spaces, Home Theaters, Simulators, Movie Theaters, etc.

Yes. Be sure to wire the TSTs in-phase so they all work together.

Ventilation is not always required. However, warmer climates and environments may require ventilation. Contact Clark Synthesis for specific recommendations.

We recommend 3 inches of clearance.

We recommend 16 gauge wire for up to 50 feet of length; 14 gauge wire for 50 feet to 150 feet; 12 gauge for distanced greater than 150 feet.

This means both TSTs are wired the same way to the amplifier.

Having a subwoofer on your deck is wonderful for outdoor sound, but might be irritating to your neighbors. AW339s produces subwoofer signals above and below a wood deck. Your neighbors will never know.

The AW339 is a great addition to your spa/hot tub. We recommend one transducer for a small hot tub and two transducers for a large hot tub.

Here’s how to do it:

Step 1. Get to the underside of your hot tub.

Step 2. Decide where to put your transducers.

Step 3. Clear out any insulation so that you can reach the fiberglass wall.

Step 4. You may have to sand the fiberglass wall to make it flat and smooth. (CAUTION: if you sand down the fiberglass, wear proper breathing protection, eye protection and skin protection).

Step 5. Use a two-part slow-cure epoxy to attach the Unimount Brackets to the fiberglass wall.  The Unimount Brackets are included with the AW339s.

Step 6. Wait for the epoxy to fully cure.

Step 7.  Attach each AW339 to each Unimount Bracket.

Step 8. Wire the AW339s to your sound system and enjoy!

Tactile Sound is pure audio that is felt through touch and is heard through bone conduction.

We recommend a 125 watt amplifier at 4 ohms for the TST239 and a 150 watt amplifier at 4 ohms for the three-series and four-series TSTs.

We recommend the TST329 Gold TST for dirty environments. We recommend the AW339 for dirty environments that may be extremely damp.

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