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alaAverage 4.7

14 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of JBL LS80. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 94/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 14 reviews)

7 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: Jim Clements (

JBL LS 80 Floor-Standing Speakers, LS Center, LS 40 Rear Surround Speakers, and LS 120P Subwoofer


I was smitten by the JBL LS 80 speakers when I first saw them at the 2009 CEDIA Expo in Atlanta. They were on static display in the JBL booth when I came across them. Even though I couldn?t hear them playing, I was impressed by their bold look and...

I found this review curiously difficult to write. That’s because the JBL LS 80 speaker system was extremely neutral-sounding. It is more challenging to come up with descriptive language when speakers just fade into the background and give back what...

Jul, 2010

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (



JBL is drawing on its considerable heritage with this new, three-and-a-half way floorstanding loudspeaker. The LS80 is the largest model in a range sporting its proprietary horn-loaded compression driver and additional supertweeter. The two bass...

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Lesley Swan. Test Report: Steve Holding (

JBL LS80 Loudspeakers


At first glance you might not realise that JBL's new LS80 loudspeakers offer something that few—if any—other home hi-fi loudspeakers can offer. That ‘something' is a compression driver. These are more often found in professional sound reinforcement...

Click for Test Results in PDF Format I had actually written all this review except for this conclusion when I learned that the European Sound and Imaging Association had awarded the JBL LS80 ‘European Speaker of the Year 2008–2009’ (Home Theatre...

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Passive
Signal Connection:Wired


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Speaker Type:Front / Stereo
System Type:Single Component