New speakers hit UK
JBL Audio has been around for a long time and the company makes some really nice speakers for audiophiles and home theater fans. The company has announced that its Studio 1 Series speakers are now available and they should be shipping right now.
The new line includes the Studio 190 floor-standing loudspeaker. It has dual 6.5" low frequency transducers, a 4" midrange, and a 1" high-range transducer. The speaker is a tower design and looks really cool with black, cherry, and silver tinted speakers available. The price for each of the speakers is €399.
The series also includes the Studio 180 floor-standing loudspeaker with a single 6.5" low, a 4" mid, and a 1" high transducer. The speaker is in a tower that comes in the same colors as the Studio 190. The price for the 180 is €299 each. The Studio 130 is a bookshelf loud speaker with a 4-inch low, and a 1-inch high range transducer with a rear facing bass port available in black, cherry, and silver-tinted black. They sell for €249 each.
JBL also has a Studio 120C center channel speaker with a 2.5" duel center channel, dual 4" low and 1" high transducers. This speaker sells for €199. The Studio series has a pair of subwoofers that are powered as well. The 140p is an 8" 150W powered downward firing sub selling for €499. The 150p is a 10" sub with 300W or power that is also down firing and it sells for €599.
"We are truly excited to unveil the JBL Studio 1 Series – the latest product which boasts our brand-new design styling and exceptional sound at great value for money", said Gijs Bertels, Category Manager Home Speakers, EMEA. "Since our origins in providing the first speakers for movie theatres, JBL has always built products with unrivaled cinematic sound. We are excited to take that storied engineering experience and unveil a series of speakers for your home with an exciting new look."