What is the enclosure to my JBL S310ii's made out of anyway?

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  1. John Pine

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    Was doing some spring cleaning this past weekend. Started to spray some furniture polish on them but stopped short. I'm used to using polish on my wood speakers (L40’s & L112’s) but I don't think these are made out of wood veneer. Somebody educate me!
     
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    It is some kind of plastic (vinyl, maybe?). It is definitly not wood.

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    I would suspect they have a vinyl wrap covering. Clean them with light soap and water (very little).


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    Yeah, that's what I thought. Maybe plywood with some kind of vinyl laminate on top.
     
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    The case itself is MDF. I did not see any plywood in mine.

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    My 312's are wood veneer over MDF if I'm not mistaken.
     
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    JBL Studio's use MDF-Medium Density Fiberboard with a black maple vinyl laminate over top.

    You could use wood cleaner of some sort but it could possibly stain the finish ever so slightly. You may want to experiment on the back or bottom first to be sure.

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    Ok ok....fiberboard, with laminate on top(sarcasm). Hey, I was close! I knew it wasn't wood veneer like my old JBL's, the simulated grain was waaay too even and shiny. I only needed to know for dusting/cleaning purposes. I'm not really disappointed they are made of laminate. I love my S310ii's; they and my HK525 fill my 23'x18'x14' room with ease. If you don't have a problem with the size, they are a great value and they sound and look great! Guess I need to put the Pledge away. Thanks guys!
     

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