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10 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of JBL LS80. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The reliability is also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the price and usability.

reliability, design

usability, price

On average, users rate this product 95/100.

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(Based on 10 reviews)

5 expert 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 Review & Test


JBL’s new LS80 loudspeakers offer something that few other home hi-fi loudspeakers can offer. That ‘something’ is a compression driver, mostly found only in professional sound reinforcement systems.

Product Specifications


RMS rated power:200

Energy Management

Power source type: No


Amplifier: No
Audio output channels:1.0
Mid-range driver diameter:1.97
Mid-range driver diameter (imperial):2
Mid-range driver size:2
Number of drivers:4
Number of mid-range drivers:1
Number of Speakers:1
Number of tweeter drivers:1
Number of woofer drivers:2
Recommended usage:Universal
Speaker placement:Floor
Speaker type:3.5-way
Tweeter: Yes
Tweeter diameter:0.75
Tweeter Size:0.75
Woofer: Yes
Woofer diameter:7.87
Woofer diameter (imperial):8
Woofer Size:8

Other Features

Number of products included:1


Equalizer: No

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker interface type:Terminal
Wireless technologies:Wired


Power source type:Not supported

Weight & Dimensions