would this JBL set up make for a decent speaker system?

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by Mike Matthews, Aug 2, 2003.

  1. Mike Matthews

    Mike Matthews Stunt Coordinator

    Aug 1, 2003
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    JBL Northridge Series Floor Speaker with Dual 10" Woofers ($284)

    Product Features

    Maximum power-handling capacity: 250 watts

    Sensitivity: 91dB

    Dual 10" PolyPlas woofers

    4" PolyPlas midrange driver

    3/4" titanium-laminate dome tweeter with EOS waveguide for even dispersion

    Magnetically shielded for use near video monitors

    Kapton voice coil and HeatScape motor structure for rapid heat dissipation and high power-handling capacity

    Low-diffraction IsoPower baffle directs the sound power into the room, reducing distortion caused by cabinet vibration

    FreeFlow flared port increases bass response without adding unwanted port noise

    Straight-Line Signal Path (SSP) crossover networks minimize signal degradation

    Frequency response: 37Hz - 20kHz


    JBL 5-Piece Home Theater System ($330)

    Product Features

    High-impact molded enclosure

    PolyPlas cone woofer

    Kapton voice coil and HeatScape motor structure

    High-frequency driver: 3/4" titanium-laminate dome

    Frequency response: 75Hz - 20kHz

    Impedance: 8 ohms

    Power rating: 100W bookshelves, 150W center

    Sensitivity: 86dB bookshelves, 90dB center

    Bass driver: 4" PolyPlas bookshelves, 5" PolyPlas center


    how does this system stand up?

    Infinity Entra home theater system

    Key Features:

    Entra Two:
    3/4" C.M.M.D. tweeter
    6-1/2" C.M.M.D. woofer
    frequency response 50-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
    sensitivity 90 dB
    31-3/4"H x 8-1/2"W x 9-3/4"D

    Entra One:
    3/4" C.M.M.D. tweeter
    6-1/2" C.M.M.D. woofer
    frequency response 60-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
    sensitivity 89 dB
    15"H x 8-1/2"W x 9-3/4"D

    Entra Center:
    3/4" C.M.M.D. tweeter
    dual 4" C.M.M.D. woofers
    frequency response 95-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
    sensitivity 89 dB
    17"W x 6-1/2"W x 5-1/4"D

    Entra Sub:
    150-watt (RMS) amp
    10" front-firing C.M.M.D. driver
    frequency response 34-150 Hz (±3dB)
    continuously variable 50-150Hz crossover
    speaker-level and preamp-level inputs
    15"H x 14-1/2"W x 17"D

    System specs:
    video-shielded (except Entra Sub)
    frequency response: 34-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
    handles up to 125 watts
    8-ohm impedance
    5-way binding posts (except Entra Sub)
    black ash vinyl finish
    warranty: 5 years
  2. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

    Jun 3, 1999
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    Mike, one more time: Post in the appropriate area. Also, run searches.
  3. Mike Wladyka

    Mike Wladyka Supporting Actor

    Jul 24, 2003
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    try to find the $$ to get the JBL S310II, i think they sound much better than the northridge series...if you go that way...i have only heard the JBL's...S310II can be had for $370/pair from online stores (jandr, bhphoto, bestpriceaudiovideo)

    My $2/100

    Good Luck
  4. John Pine

    John Pine Supporting Actor

    Feb 27, 2002
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    I agree with Mike, I love mine! The S310II's are a great value and can be had for $400 or less online. They are large, so check out the specs.

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