Compact Two-Way Complex Conic Loudspeaker Systems

Every CF/CFX Series loudspeaker is engineered by Renkus-Heinz to unrivaled standards of quality and innovation. Before we’ll ship them, your loudspeakers have to meet our exacting requirements, for performance that will make you proud and durability that will keep you sounding great.


8-inch Heavy Duty Woofer + 1-inch titanium HF driver

Sound that makes performances and audiences truly come alive doesn’t come easy. But CF and CFX Series loudspeakers put the power of unique Renkus-Heinz developments like Complex Conic Horns to work for you. Versatile enclosure designs, go-anywhere hardware and rugged construction help solve your sound reinforcement challenges easily and quickly. Advanced options like intelligent onboard amplification and RHAON — the Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network — help you build sophisticated sound systems that are easy to use.

The CF/CFX81 features an 8-inch heavy duty woofer and a 1-inch titanium HF driver.

CF81-2R RHAON Empowered Loudspeakers
Self-Powered CF81-2R cabinets are RHAON empowered for flexible digital signal distribution, loudspeaker management and control using standard Ethernet hardware and cabling.

CF81-2 Powered Loudspeakers
Equipped with PF1-200 Series Intelligent Amplification

CFX61 Non-Powered Loudspeakers
For use with external amplification

Key Features

• High Volume Output, Small Enclosures
70 Hz to 20 kHz ±3 dB: Outstanding, full-range performance in an extremely compact, space-saving design.

• Flexible Input Configurations
Choose passive inputs, or go self-powered with the PF1-200 series intelligent amplifier, either with or without RHAON.

• RHAON Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network
Self-Powered CF81-2R cabinets are easily connected to RHAON for flexible digital signal distribution, loudspeaker management and control using standard Ethernet hardware and cabling.

• Exclusive 150° by 60° Complex Conic Design
Provides constant beamwidth/directivity without the problems of conventional rectangular horns; can be rotated 90° within the cabinet for wide or deep listening spaces.

• 1-inch Extended Range Titanium HF Driver
Provides smooth, low distortion high frequency performance to 20 kHz and beyond.

• Heavy-Duty 8-inch Woofer
Easily handles 200 Watts of program power.

PF Series Intelligent Amplifiers
Passive, powered or networked: you can choose the CF/CFX system that suits your needs at any time. At the factory or in the field, the CFX passive connector plate can be easily replaced by a PF1-200 series Class D digital amplifier with loudspeaker specific processing. The PF1-200’s lightweight switching power supply delivers 70% efficiency at full output, reducing AC requirements and eliminating the need for a cooling fan.

Whenever you are ready for Ethernet audio networking, your CF/CFX loudspeakers are, too; just replace the connector plate or the PF1-200 with a PF1-200R RHAON empowered amplifier equipped for connection to the Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network. RHAON empowers you with CobraNet digital audio distribution, user configurable DSP for maximum control, remote systems management from any Windows computer, life safety functions and more – all using standard Ethernet hardware and cable.

Ready now for a self-powered CF81 System? Order the CF81-2. If you need digital audio distribution and full audio operations networking, order the RHAON empowered CF81-2R.


• Virtually any application where size is a critical issue and outstanding sonic performance is required.

Permanent Installations

• Ideal for fills, delays, distributed and playback systems Churches, schools, sports venues, board rooms, malls, transportation venues, retail environments

Portable Applications

• Ideal solution for portable, compact, full-range sound reinforcement requirements.
• Performing artists, rental A/V, schools, churches, etc.

Technical Information

Sensitivity: CFX81 91 dB (1W/1m)
1.0 V for RPO
Max SPL: All Models 117 dB peak
Dispersion: All Models 150° H x 60° V
Freq. Response: All Models ± 3 dB, 70 Hz to 20 kHz
HF Driver: All Models 1″ Titanium driver, Model SSD140-8F; 15 W RMS, 30 W Pgm
LF Driver: All Models 8″ model SSL8-13F woofer, 2″ VC, treated fiber cone; 100 W RMS @ 8 Ohms, 200 W Pgm
Enclosure: All Models 13-ply hardwood, perforated metal grille
Finish: All Models Black or White paint
Custom color optional
Weather Resistant treatment optional.
Power: CFX81 200 W Pgm @ 8 Ohms
See PF1-200 Ampifier
Connectors: CFX81 Screw terminals & looping Neutrik 4-pin Speakon style connectors
Hardware: All Models 6-point Universal Mounting Hardware
(Metric M6 threads)
U-bracket attachment points
35 mm (1 3/8”) tripod socket
Omnimount attachment plate optional
Dimensions: All Models 19 7/8″ H x 11 1/8″ W x 12 1/4″ D
(50.5 cm x 28.2 cm x 31.1 cm)
Weight: CFX81 25.2 Lbs (11.4 Kg) Net
27.2 Lbs (12.3 Kg) Net