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Just sold the last of my Klipsch speakers, and now I have almost all JBL speakers... JBL2360As (LCR with EV DH1A drivers), JBL 8340A (side, and rear surrounds), JBL 8320 (Atmos ceiling channels). I have to say the setup is sounding better than ever too.
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Ok, silly question: I'm an owner of a JBL Charge 2, and the grilles that don't have the JBL logo gives no sound. Is that normal?

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Just saw a video of a JBL Charge 2 unit being unmounted, now i see why it doesn't came any sound from the rear end grilles, , For ignorant people like me though their design gives the false impression that all the grilles have speakers, well...
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Hello guys .. I am finishing my work in the attic and I'm starting to make an upgrade to my sound system: the Magnat Quantum am going to go to the JBL Studio Series 5. I already bought the JBL Studio 530 and the next purchase will be facing central: to be exact model 520C.
My doubt is that after reading the features it's very, very underpowered compared to the Front Models 580 or 590. I have three options:
1) buy it;
2) buy 2 and put them or in parallel or in series;
3) replace the 520C with other central JBL but without changing the sound of the Series 5. But with what?
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Hello Pathfinder, you can try the LC1 (almost same size - twice the power), or LC2.
Being JBL speakers those are timbre match. But trust your ears only...
Does any of your friends have anyone of those to try?. Good Luck!
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Agree with aracGuate, go with the LC2. I have 2 of them and have had several other center channel speakers in the past, the LC2's are fantastic.
The mids and woofers are the same tech as the 5 series. Only the horn tech is different. I have found that the 4-way of the LC2 has a very dialog reproduction. I really feel it is due to the 4 drivers each handling a narrower audio range and in doing so, more accurately.



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Is the picture above a double center ch system,I had trouble with putting my 3 lc2 on 20in SPK stands they want to tip over so I put a shelf bracket behind them and used the screw holes that are in the SPK and then clamped it to the stand,no more wobbling! Love the lc2 as LCR!
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Is the picture above a double center ch system,I had trouble with putting my 3 lc2 on 20in SPK stands they want to tip over so I put a shelf bracket behind them and used the screw holes that are in the SPK and then clamped it to the stand,no more wobbling! Love the lc2 as LCR!
Yes I do have 2 LC2's for my center. The S-Center was just "hanging out" that day. It's not in use or sitting there currently.

Also, the left and right channels are made of S-38's and L820's. The little Northridge speaker in between the stack is gone. The L820's are connected to my Onkyo receiver, the S-38's are connected to a 2 channel Onkyo amp. They also have about a 10° "toe in" to spread the L and R sound field. No comb-filtering or sound cancelation detected. (The sound panels on the side walls help).

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LOL... that sounds like you're commenting on a Baywatch scene...[emoji23]

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Hey guys, I'm looking for some feedback on the LC-2, L830/20/10. I'm able to get a pretty good deal on these and wondered if anyone here had heard them compared to the PSA MTM-210, Triad inroom Bronze LCR or Klipsch KL-650?

The JBL's are the cheapest option but that doesn't always mean they're bad. I have a 7 channel Yamaha system going and it's ok but I can't get near reference level. It's NS-777 towers, NS-444 center and 4 NS-333 bookshelf for surrounds.

Would do 3 LC-2's for the LCR. Unsure of the 4 surrounds. Thinking the L830 unless someone says otherwise.

Any thoughts? Thanks!
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Hey guys, I'm looking for some feedback on the LC-2, L830/20/10. I'm able to get a pretty good deal on these and wondered if anyone here had heard them compared to the PSA MTM-210, Triad inroom Bronze LCR or Klipsch KL-650?

The JBL's are the cheapest option but that doesn't always mean they're bad. I have a 7 channel Yamaha system going and it's ok but I can't get near reference level. It's NS-777 towers, NS-444 center and 4 NS-333 bookshelf for surrounds.

Would do 3 LC-2's for the LCR. Unsure of the 4 surrounds. Thinking the L830 unless someone says otherwise.

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How big is the room?

LC2 for the center. What are you using for a subwoofer?

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Hey guys, I'm looking for some feedback on the LC-2, L830/20/10. I'm able to get a pretty good deal on these and wondered if anyone here had heard them compared to the PSA MTM-210, Triad inroom Bronze LCR or Klipsch KL-650?

The JBL's are the cheapest option but that doesn't always mean they're bad. I have a 7 channel Yamaha system going and it's ok but I can't get near reference level. It's NS-777 towers, NS-444 center and 4 NS-333 bookshelf for surrounds.

Would do 3 LC-2's for the LCR. Unsure of the 4 surrounds. Thinking the L830 unless someone says otherwise.

Any thoughts? Thanks!
Yes, 3x LC2 is a terrific option, more than a few people have done that. The L820 and L830 are both decent choices, each of which has its own design and qualities.
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How big is the room?

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Yes, 3x LC2 is a terrific option, more than a few people have done that. The L820 and L830 are both decent choices, each of which has its own design and qualities.
Johnny, it's going in a rectangular living room that's 18'Wx30'Dx10.5'H. Though the actual space being used for seating/movie/tv watching is a corner section only about 15'Wx15'D. The rest is just bookshelf's, walkways and open space. There are a lot openings to hallways and the kitchen.

I have a Klipsch RW-12D and that's enough for now. It shakes the house pretty good. Lots of rattling. So the house isn't acoustically treated well and won't benefit much from more bass at the moment. I'll upgrade the subs next, maybe. I also had a Yamaha sub running with the Klipsch, but I think I blew the woofer. It started rattling on high bass notes.

rdgrimes, What's the pros and cons of the L810/20/30 and use one vs the other? The SR/L would be on a side table and the SBR/L will be on stands. Both of them about 3-4 feet from the main listening position.
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Good to know that you have a sub, or I would have suggested the L890 for "bass balance" in your system (one reason I added the S-38's to the L and R fronts, they have 8" front ported woofers).

For your surrounds, I might do a L830 on the L/R surrounds and the L810 the L/R B surrounds. The biggest difference is the larger woofer on the L830 (6" vs 5.5") and the the L810 is ported (boomier bass). You could do L830's all around the rear, but if depth restrictions prohibit, go with L810's.

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Hey guys, I'm looking for some feedback on the LC-2, L830/20/10. I'm able to get a pretty good deal on these and wondered if anyone here had heard them compared to the PSA MTM-210, Triad inroom Bronze LCR or Klipsch KL-650?

The JBL's are the cheapest option but that doesn't always mean they're bad. I have a 7 channel Yamaha system going and it's ok but I can't get near reference level. It's NS-777 towers, NS-444 center and 4 NS-333 bookshelf for surrounds.

Would do 3 LC-2's for the LCR. Unsure of the 4 surrounds. Thinking the L830 unless someone says otherwise.

Any thoughts? Thanks!
My way would be LC2 for LCR, and L820 for other channels. No L830. L820 have more amplitude and range.
Just another opinion... One more thing about the L830, those are backported. Sometimes a problem with boomier bass too.


For me Klipsch is the harshest soud you will find.

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I wouldn't recommend the L810 for anything. The L820 or L830 is your best bet. I wouldn't consider anything that doesn't have at least a 6" woofer.
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Good to know that you have a sub, or I would have suggested the L890 for "bass balance" in your system (one reason I added the S-38's to the L and R fronts, they have 8" front ported woofers).

For your surrounds, I might do a L830 on the L/R surrounds and the L810 the L/R B surrounds. The biggest difference is the larger woofer on the L830 (6" vs 5.5") and the the L810 is ported (boomier bass). You could do L830's all around the rear, but if depth restrictions prohibit, go with L810's.

I don't have any depth restrictions in the back. And looking at the specs, the L810 seems to be lacking compared to the L820/30.

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My way would be LC2 for LCR, and L820 for other channels. No L830. L820 have more amplitude and range.
Just another opinion... One more thing about the L830, those are backported. Sometimes a problem with boomier bass too.


For me Klipsch is the harshest soud you will find.
aracGuate, how does the the L820 have more amplitude and range? And why is back ported a problem? At the moment, I don't plan on wall mounting them.


If it helps, here's what the room looks like and the current set up. I have some flexibility where I could move the surrounds closer or further. Does this change anyone's opinion?

And has anyone have any experience with the other speakers I mentioned to compare and contrast?
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Nice room.

Good point was made on the L830's and the rear port. And seeing your room, I would go a different direction...

Only a suggestion...IF you can/be willing to... I would move your surrounds out away from your listing area and go with the L820's. I believe the statement about "amplitude and range" of the L820's refer to the sealed, 4-way setup. They are quite a bit larger than what you currently have and would be WAY too much at that range. The side walls and above the listening area will allow the speakers to fill the area... and they will. I am using the L820's for my surrounds (7.1), the sound field is very good, but I also have them set further from my listening area. From quick glance, your room is a bit wider than mine.

What are your thoughts for the front? Will/would you be mounting the LC2's for the front L&R on the wall or on some sort of stand?

If I had not already had my S-38's and the Onkyo amp, I might have considered the L890's for the front L&R. But with that doorway to the right of the screen (I assume directly on the wall) those might not be an option. Keep in mind, the LC2's are a big speaker and cannot be mounted vertically on their end. So they will take up more room (width) than a tower like the L890's.

On another note... you have quite the arsenal of remotes on the table... :-)

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Sorry forgot to answer your other question. I have not had the opportunity to listen to the other speakers you had mentioned earlier. I have listened to Klipsch before (not the model you referenced) and thought they did not sound very warm or rich, but they were very accurate. Of course how a speaker sounds is a matter of environment, "broken-in", and your own personal taste to audio. I have ALWAYS been a fan of JBL and after hearing many other brands I noticed a consistency to JBL sound, and they always sounded pleasing to my personal taste in most environments (minus bare, cinder block basement walls... nuthin' sounds good like that...). Not sure where you are able to get your "good deal" but if it is a local place and you can return speakers, I would try them out and see if JBL is the right brand and correct positions in your room.

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Nice room.

Good point was made on the L830's and the rear port. And seeing your room, I would go a different direction...

Only a suggestion...IF you can/be willing to... I would move your surrounds out away from your listing area and go with the L820's. I believe the statement about "amplitude and range" of the L820's refer to the sealed, 4-way setup. They are quite a bit larger than what you currently have and would be WAY too much at that range. The side walls and above the listening area will allow the speakers to fill the area... and they will. I am using the L820's for my surrounds (7.1), the sound field is very good, but I also have them set further from my listening area. From quick glance, your room is a bit wider than mine.

What are your thoughts for the front? Will/would you be mounting the LC2's for the front L&R on the wall or on some sort of stand?

If I had not already had my S-38's and the Onkyo amp, I might have considered the L890's for the front L&R. But with that doorway to the right of the screen (I assume directly on the wall) those might not be an option. Keep in mind, the LC2's are a big speaker and cannot be mounted vertically on their end. So they will take up more room (width) than a tower like the L890's.

On another note... you have quite the arsenal of remotes on the table... :-)

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IS it because the firing port need to be closer to a wall on somewhat enclosed in/on a bookshelf?

Yes, the screen will take up most of the wall, hence, no towers planed. The width isn't a problem. That area for the scree is over 12 ft wide. So I'll put the LC-2's on stands and the one in the middle on the console.

Yea, I love my remotes. People keep telling me to get a universal remote. But the cost and programming is just a pain for me. Plus, those remotes never seem to have that one button or two that does something I need/want. And Once you learn it, it's not too difficult to figure out which remote is which and for what. It's just easier and faster and cheaper to keep the originals.

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Sorry forgot to answer your other question. I have not had the opportunity to listen to the other speakers you had mentioned earlier. I have listened to Klipsch before (not the model you referenced) and thought they did not sound very warm or rich, but they were very accurate. Of course how a speaker sounds is a matter of environment, "broken-in", and your own personal taste to audio. I have ALWAYS been a fan of JBL and after hearing many other brands I noticed a consistency to JBL sound, and they always sounded pleasing to my personal taste in most environments (minus bare, cinder block basement walls... nuthin' sounds good like that...). Not sure where you are able to get your "good deal" but if it is a local place and you can return speakers, I would try them out and see if JBL is the right brand and correct positions in your room.

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aracGuate, how does the the L820 have more amplitude and range? And why is back ported a problem? At the moment, I don't plan on wall mounting them.


If it helps, here's what the room looks like and the current set up. I have some flexibility where I could move the surrounds closer or further. Does this change anyone's opinion?

And has anyone have any experience with the other speakers I mentioned to compare and contrast?
Excuse my mistake, L830 goes down to 48hz and L820 to 55hz (only 7hz dif) but the L820 are sealed, and since those speakers may be wall mounted, those 7 hz doesnt matter at all (wall reflections right behind help a lot). Another important fact is you have to be very careful with backported speakers as I already mention before, this is because those need some space behind. And one thing more, L820 are 4 ways. I own a pair of L810 and those speakers are no good, but let me tell you, L820 are so different; nice soundstage, very rich and neutral. My system is a 7.2 and my 4 surrounds are L820.
Final decision is yours L820 would be my first option, L830 my second.
Maybe you can test both models in your room, it would be a great help!

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I use lc2 as 3 fronts and love it,the only problem is getting them to stay on a SPK stand,the way the SPK is made is not the best for stands they where made for wall mounting but I made it work for a stand 20in tall
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Hello guys .. I am finishing my work in the attic and I'm starting to make an upgrade to my sound system: the Magnat Quantum am going to go to the JBL Studio Series 5. I already bought the JBL Studio 530 and the next purchase will be facing central: to be exact model 520C.
My doubt is that after reading the features it's very, very underpowered compared to the Front Models 580 or 590. I have three options:
1) buy it;
2) buy 2 and put them or in parallel or in series;
3) replace the 520C with other central JBL but without changing the sound of the Series 5. But with what?
I'm running 580's for L and R with a 520c center. I upgraded from 2 l890s and an LC2. Go with the 520c it sounds a lot bigger than it looks. I ran the LC2 for a few days before I installed the 520c and it's the horn that makes the difference. Everything sounds like it's in the room.
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My attic room is not regular:ceiling goes from 175 to 315 mt for an area of approximately 30 square meters. Change something in your advice?
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Maybe you will need something like difusers/absorbers. See pic. mines are custom made. Those are great help controling sound reflections.
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Just sold the last of my Klipsch speakers, and now I have almost all JBL speakers... JBL2360As (LCR with EV DH1A drivers), JBL 8340A (side, and rear surrounds), JBL 8320 (Atmos ceiling channels). I have to say the setup is sounding better than ever too.
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What you can recommend about the ceiling speaker( see the problem difference height attic) ? Thanks
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My configuration is 7.2.4 for Dolby Atmos e DTS:X
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