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JBL Control Now

JBL Control Now
alaScore 85

47 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of JBL Control Now. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The price and design are also appreciated.

usability, design, price, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the JBL Control Now is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JBL Control Now

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of JBL Control Now from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the usability. The price is also appreciated.

price, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Control Now 2-Way Dual Bookshelf/Wall-Mount/Corner-Mount Indoor Speaker - WhiteJBL Control Now 2-Way Dual Bookshelf/Wall-Mount/Corner-Mount Indoor Speaker - White

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JBL Control Now

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of JBL Control Now from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The price and design also get good opinions.

usability, design, price, reliability, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Control Now Bookshelf/Wall Mount Outdoor Speaker (White)JBL Control Now Bookshelf/Wall Mount Outdoor Speaker (White)

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

JBL Control NOW Loudspeaker Reviewed

 

Our reviewer was impressed with the sound quality of the Control NOW's. The bass response was "surprisingly robust...and not overly colored or boomy" while the midrange and treble are "clear and open, and the transition from bass to treble is smooth."...

The JBL Control NOW's novel elbow-shaped design enables a host of installation possibilities

Since the bass rolls off starting at 80Hz, it should be used with a subwoofer for surround sound home theater installations ; The four-inch woofers mean you're not going to be able to crank it up as much as a bigger speaker would allow ; The...

The JBL Control NOW is one of the few speakers to come along in recent memory that offers a genuinely new design angle (pun intended). It does what its designers intended it to - it delivers high-quality sound in a variety of installation situations....

May, 2009

Expert review by : Mark Fleischmann (soundandvision.com)

JBL Control NOW AW Speaker System

 

Fade up on an open box of doughnuts. Are they Krispy Kremes or Dunkin? Leave that to the product-placement department.

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

JBL has been the clear favorite of leading recording artists and sound engineers around the world, providing best-in-class audio equipment for concert halls, recording studios and movie theaters everywhere. Now the company that sets the standards changes the rules, with JBL Control NOW speakers. Incorporating innovative proprietary technologies into an ingenious and uniquely versatile design, JBL Control NOW speakers will deliver evenly distributed sound with minimal distortion at any volume level in any listening environment. Media rooms, rec rooms, kitchens, decks, pool houses - anywhere you want great sound and need installation flexibility - JBL Control NOW speakers are the high-style, high-performance choice. JBL Control Now speakers are available in a soft-touch finish with grille.

Audio

Crossover frequency:2000
Frequency range:80 - 30000
Impedance:8
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):300
RMS rated power:150
Sensitivity:90

Design

Color of product:Black / White

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.9in
Height:5in
Weight:6.6lbs
Width:14.3in

Header

Manufacturer:Harman International Industries
Model:NOW/NOW AW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JBL CONTROL

Loudspeakers

Amplifier:Built-In
Audio output channels:1.0 / 2.0
Number of drivers:1
Number of Speakers:1
Recommended usage:Universal
Speaker placement:Tabletop/bookshelf, Wall-mountable
Suitable for outdoor use:Y
Tweeter: Yes
Tweeter diameter:0.748
Tweeter Size:0.748
Woofer: Yes
Woofer diameter:3.94
Woofer Size:3.94

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/White

Other Features

Audio output channels:2.0
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.3 x 9.88 x 5
Type:Bookshelf

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Passive
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Max (RMS) Output Power:300Watt
Response Bandwidth:80 - 30000Hz
Speaker System Type:Speaker

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.88
Height:5
Weight:6.61
Width:10.3