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General Specification

How many speakers are included in one carton?

A carton of the full-range VXS/VXC models will contain 2 units, a carton for the VXS10S subwoofer models will contain a single unit.

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Are the speakers paintable?

Yes. For details, please refer to the "Speaker system painting guide".

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How can I switch between 70V/100V and Low/High impedance operation?

Each model features a rotary tap selector switch. For VXC models this is found underneath the grill on the baffle plate, for VXS models this is found on the rear panel.

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Is it possible to rotate or remove the Yamaha logo of the VXS/VXC Series?

Yes, rotation and removal of the logo are both possible.

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Is overload protection used in the VXC/VXS Series?

Yes, a PolySwitch is used to protect the drivers.

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Are brackets included with the VXS Series as standard?

Yes, the VXS series comes with a dedicated installation bracket as standard. Both VXS and VXS-VA models use the same bracket.

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Is the bracket of the VXS Series adjustable on two axis?

Yes, the bracket can be adjusted on both vertical and horizontal axis (tilt and pan).

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Can I mount the VXS speaker on a ceiling?

Yes, using the supplied bracket (except for the VXS10S/ST subwoofer models).

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Is the VXS Series suitable for outdoor use?

Yes, the VXS Series is rated to IP35 dust and water protection, except when mounted on a ceiling where the rating will be IP34.

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What are the available angles of adjustment for the supplied mounting brackets?

Tilt Pan
Wall (Vertical mounting) 0° - 60° down 60° left - 60° right
Wall (Horizontal mounting) 0° - 60° down 30° left - 30° right
Ceiling (Vertical mounting) 30° - 90° down small adjustment
Ceiling (Horizontal mounting) 30° - 90° down small adjustment

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Is it possible to use any other Yamaha-made brackets or any third party / custom brackets?

Yes, you can use any bracket with a 60mm mounting pitch and a load capability which exceeds the weight of the VXS Series.

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Is it possible to attach safety wire to the VXS speakers

Yes, an eyelet is provided on the rear panel to attach a suitable safety wire.

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VA Version

What is the difference between VA versions and standard models?

The flammability rating, IP rating and frequency characteristics have been changed to meet EN54-24 requirements. The VA models share the same high quality audio characteristics as the standard models, allowing for dual use in both music reproduction and emergency Voice Alarm applications.

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What Voice Alarm standards do the VXC/VXS VA Series comply with?

Certified to EN54:16:2008. Complies with EN60849:1998 and ISO7240-24

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