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Old November 6th, 2005, 01:51 AM   #1
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Opinions on JBL Control 1 monitors?

Hey everyone,

Just wondering what you think of the JBL Control 1 monitors as budget monitors? I'd get a subwoofer with them as well.


Frequency Range: 70 Hz - 20 kHz (-10dB)
Power Capacity: 150 Watts (test signal of IEC filtered random noise with a peak-to-average ratio of 6dB, 2 hrs duration)
Sensitivity: 87dB 1W, 1m
Nominal Impedance: 4 Ohms
Crossover Frequency: 6 kHz
Components: 135mm (5 1/4 in) low frequency loudspeaker 19mm (3/4 in) polycarbonate dome tweeter
Enclosure Material: Structural Foam
Finish: Black, Gray or White
Termination: Spring Terminal (adapted to accept dual banana plugs)
Dimensions (HxWxD): 235 x 159 x 143 mm (9.25 x 6.25 x 5.625 in)
Net Weight (each): 1.8 kg (4 lbs.)

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Old November 6th, 2005, 05:00 AM   #2
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I had a pair, but they are not very accurate, and best used for checking how your mix sounds on consumer gear. I compared them to a pair of Edirol MA-15D and these powered speakers where better and more vesatile.

I ended up using the JBL's in the kitchen, and finally sold them to a friend, who's using them in his bar.

Maybe a set of M-Audio LX4 would suit you better. They are a powered 2.1 system.

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