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).
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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Can I mix different TSTs?Admin2020-08-11T15:49:57-06:00
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How would I mount the AW339 to my spa/hot tub?Admin2020-08-11T14:31:53-06:00