Bose FreeSpace® DS 16SE loudspeaker

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Bose FreeSpace® DS 16SE surface mounted loudspeaker for outdoor use. Full Range speaker with easy installation.



Bose FreeSpace® DS 16SE

Entry-level, Bose FreeSpace full-range, surface-mount loudspeakers designed for background music and speech reproduction in a wide range of installed applications. Broad 170° x 160° coverage pattern and frequency range down to 80 Hz.

The Bose FreeSpace DS 16SE is for indoor and outdoor applications.

EN 54-24 compliant DS loudspeaker models are also available for use in Voice Alarm (VA) systems. Please contact your local Bose team for availability information.


Full-range loudspeaker with a single 2.25″ (57 mm) full-range driver in a ported enclosure designed for surface mounting in background music and paging applications

Simple 1->2->3 installation system. Mounting hardware allows for horizontal and vertical orientation with adjustable pitch or yaw

Integrated multi-tap transformer with innovative thumb wheel adjustment for easy-to-change tap settings from under front end cap

Shared voicing across entire FreeSpace DS product family enables DS 16, DS 40 and DS 100 loudspeakers to be integrated on the same system and maintain consistent tonal quality

Can be combined with either surface or flush-mount FreeSpace 3 Acoustimass® module for extended bass response

Supported by a suite of accessories, including wall-mount bracket, ceiling-mount bracket, pole-mount bracket and junction boxes


  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Concourse
  • Transportation facilities
  • Resorts and hospitality venues
  • Houses of worship


Technical Summary

Frequency Response (+/-3 dB) 

95 Hz – 17 kHz

Frequency Range (-10 dB) 
80 Hz – 19 kHz

Nominal Dispersion 
170° H x 160° V

Long-Term Power Handling 
16 W (64 W peak)

Sensitivity (SPL / 1 W @ 1 m) 
84 dB SPL

Maximum SPL @ 1 m 
96 dB SPL (102 dB SPL peak)

Nominal Impedance 
8 Ω (transformer bypassed)

Mechanical Diagrams

Front View

Side View

Additional information




Black, White

Speaker Type

Surface mount


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