FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grilles for the DS 16SE Surface-Mount Loudspeakers provide enhanced resistance to corrosion in harsh outdoor environments.
Eliminates the occurrence of unsightly red corrosion common with steel grilles used in harsh outdoor environments
Made of 5052 aluminum alloy, hardcoat anodized with a powder coat finish
Enhanced resistance to corrosion as compared to stock steel grilles
Includes the Bose logo and stainless mounting screws for easy drop-in replacement
What is the primary benefit of using these accessory aluminum grilles?
Use of the FreeSpace DS Aluminum Accessory Grilles eliminates the occurrence of unsightly red corrosion common with steel grilles used in harsh outdoor environments.
Are there any visible differences from the original steel grilles?
No. The aluminum grilles were made to closely match the appearance and color of the original steel grilles. The grille pattern, shape and color appear the same.
What are the DS Aluminum Grilles made of?
5052 aluminum alloy, hardcoat anodized with a powder coat finish
What is included with purchase?
FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grilles are shipped in pairs, include a pre-installed Bose logo, four stainless steel mounting screws per grille, and pre-installed gaskets.
What is involved in replacing the original grilles?
FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grilles are truly drop-in replacement grilles. Simply remove the side panels of the loudspeaker with your hands, unscrew the four screws from the original steel grilles, and attach the new grille with its four included stainless steel screws.
Does attaching the Aluminum Grille to the indoor model DS 16S make it an outdoor rated product?
No, the FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grille must be used with the DS 16SE in order to achieve the outdoor rating.
What is the warranty for the FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grilles?
The Bose warranty for Professional products lasts two years from the date of purchase for accessories. Detailed information about our product warranty is available on the Bose Pro website.
What standards do FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grilles meet?
The FreeSpace DS 16SE, DS 40SE, and DS 100SE have passed extensive standards testing. For a complete list of standards that these loudspeakers adhere to, visit the individual product pages on the Bose Pro website. When using the FreeSpace DS Aluminum Grilles with these loudspeakers, the following standard is still true.
• The DS 16SE, DS 40SE, DS 100SE is suitable for use outdoors.
• DS 16SE, DS 40SE, DS 100SE: Outdoor per IEC 529 IP55