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JBL Studio 530

JBL Studio 530
alaScore 91

33 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the JBL Studio 530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 33 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for JBL Studio 530


alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of JBL Studio 530 from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Speakers on

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

This summary is based on the product: JBL Studio 530 Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeakers (Pair, Black)

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JBL Studio 530


Look past their appearance and you?ve got a fun-sounding yet refined speaker, guaranteed to put a smile on your face

Hugely likeable sound; focused, precise midrange and treble; pwerful, agile bass

Striking looks will divide opinion

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bass, bass, and more bass


I really like these speakers. If you like a lot of bass, you'll like these speakers.This product has... Right size for my spaceAbout me... practical, Tech savvy

Handles low end really well


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Cannot beat it for the money, you just can't!


Once I received these, they seemed taller than what I imagined, and yes I did measure. They are kind of strange looking, yet elegant at the same time. I've gone through lots of speakers in my lifetime and never heard any as crystal clear as these, and...

Sound, crystal clear sound


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These are the REAL DEAL


I own and have listened to many speakers in my home which includes PSB, NHT Definitive and many others. In five minutes I knew the JBLs were special. Large soundstage, very smooth and great dynamics.The Studio 5 Series bookshelves are simply amazing....

Terrifc Sound Quality, Tremendous Value

Not the most beautiful cabinets in the world

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JBL Studio 530 (Cherry) Bookshelf Speakers


JBL Studio 530: About as good as it gets, or, the Willie Nelson of bookshelf speakers.

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JBL Studio 530 (Cherry) Bookshelf Speakers


The JBL Studio 530 caught my eye due to it's style and the horn loaded tweeter. I had avoided horn loading of tweeters on affordable speakers due to brightness I have heard. I had also read good things about JBL's top of the line speakers with vertical...

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Passive
Signal Connection:Wired

General Features

Number of Speakers:Not Applicable
Sound Projector: No
Speaker Type:Front/Stereo Speaker