AD-S8T

8" 2-way, 105° conical DMT


Features

  • 8” weather treated woofer; 1.4” compression driver
  • 105° conical DMT coverage
  • 60 watt low-saturation and low-loss 70/100V transformers with 8Ω bypass
  • Maximum peak SPL 119 dB (8Ω bypass)
  • DMT™ (Directivity Matched Transition) ensures smooth, uniform frequency response over the coverage area
  • X-Mount™ system enables the loudspeaker to be easily installed and deployed at a variety of angles with no slippage over time
  • Optional Yoke mount and M10 Kit-C for additional installation versatility
  • Advanced voicing filter sets using QSC Intrinsic Correction™, available through either Q-SYS processing or CXD amplifier platforms
  • Lightweight ABS enclosures offer long-term durability and lasting good looks
  • Sealed input panel cover and powder coated aluminum grilles for added weather resistance
  • Meets IEC60529 IP-54 for dust and splash resistance
  • Available in black (RAL 9011) or white (RAL 9010)
  • Complete EASE, CF2, CAD, and BIM information available online
System Details AD-S8T
Speaker Type/Configuration 8" 2-way, 105° conical DMT
Matching Price Sheet Description  
Monitor Wedge  
Effective Frequency Response (-3db)  
Effective frequency range1 55 Hz - 20 kHz
Rated noise power / voltage2 200 watts / 40 volts (rms)
Broadband sensitivity3 90 dB SPL
Coverage angle (-6 dB) 105° conical DMT
Directivity factor (Q) 7
Directivity Index 9 dB
Maximum continuous SPL4 113 dB
Maximum peak SPL4 119 dB
Rated impedance 8 ohms
Recommended amplifier power
(loudspeaker "program" power)
400 watts
Transformer taps 70 V: 60, 30, 15, 7.5 W and 8Ω bypass

100V: 60, 30, 15 W and 8Ω bypass 
HF transducer 1” exit / 1.4” voice coil compression driver
LF transducer 8” weather resistant paper cone woofer

2” / 51 mm voice coil
Input connector type Euroblock connector with parallel output terminals
Enclosure material Painted ABS polymer
Grille material Powder coated aluminum
X-Mount material Powder coated aluminum
Enclosure Details
Ingress protection IP-54
Operating environment Designed for indoor and outdoor use
Testing The AD Series loudspeakers qualified for outdoor use using the following tests:

  • Salt fog: MIL-STD-810G Method 509.5 for 100 hrs.
  • Humidity: MIL-STD-810G Method 507.5, Natural cycle B2, cyclic high RH for 7 days
  • High and low temperature: tested to QSC internal standards between -20° and 50° C
Net weight 24.1 lb / 11 kg
Product dimensions
(HWD) inches
17.3 × 10 × 9.9
Product dimensions
(HWD) mm
440 × 254 × 251
Shipping weight 32.1 lb / 14.5 kg
Shipping dimensions
(HWD) inches
24.3 × 13.8 × 13.8
Shipping dimensions
(HWD) mm
729 × 351 × 351 
Included accessories X-Mount mounting system, Euroblock connector,
input panel cover
Optional accessories YMS8T yoke mount, M10 Kit-C

1 Free-field, -10 dB from on-axis sensitivity
2IEC60268-1 noise signal for 2 hours
3On-Axis, free-field sensitivity, 2.83V, 1 m
4Calculated from rated noise voltage and sensitivity


All specifications are subject to change without notice.

System Details AD-S8T
Effective frequency range1 55 Hz - 20 kHz
Rated noise power / voltage2 200 watts / 40 volts (rms)
Broadband sensitivity3 90 dB SPL
Coverage angle (-6 dB) 105° conical DMT
Directivity factor (Q) 7
Directivity Index 9 dB
Maximum continuous SPL4 113 dB
Maximum peak SPL4 119 dB
Rated impedance 8 ohms
Recommended amplifier power
(loudspeaker "program" power)
400 watts
Transformer taps 70 V: 60, 30, 15, 7.5 W and 8Ω bypass

100V: 60, 30, 15 W and 8Ω bypass 
HF transducer 1” exit / 1.4” voice coil compression driver
LF transducer 8” weather resistant paper cone woofer

2” / 51 mm voice coil
Input connector type Euroblock connector with parallel output terminals
Enclosure material Painted ABS polymer
Grille material Powder coated aluminum
X-Mount material Powder coated aluminum
Enclosure Details
Ingress protection IP-54
Operating environment Designed for indoor and outdoor use
Testing The AD Series loudspeakers qualified for outdoor use using the following tests:

  • Salt fog: MIL-STD-810G Method 509.5 for 100 hrs.
  • Humidity: MIL-STD-810G Method 507.5, Natural cycle B2, cyclic high RH for 7 days
  • High and low temperature: tested to QSC internal standards between -20° and 50° C
Net weight 24.1 lb / 11 kg
Product dimensions
(HWD) inches
17.3 × 10 × 9.9
Product dimensions
(HWD) mm
440 × 254 × 251
Shipping weight 32.1 lb / 14.5 kg
Shipping dimensions
(HWD) inches
24.3 × 13.8 × 13.8
Shipping dimensions
(HWD) mm
729 × 351 × 351 
Included accessories X-Mount mounting system, Euroblock connector,
input panel cover
Optional accessories YMS8T yoke mount, M10 Kit-C

1 Free-field, -10 dB from on-axis sensitivity
2IEC60268-1 noise signal for 2 hours
3On-Axis, free-field sensitivity, 2.83V, 1 m
4Calculated from rated noise voltage and sensitivity


All specifications are subject to change without notice.