JBL Stage 280W is a 2-way Passive In-wall In-wall speaker by JBL. It features a 1" Horn-Loaded Tweeter and 1 x 8" Polycellulose Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 42-25kHz and a sensitivity of 90 dB. JBL Stage 280W has an MSRP of 450$ per pair.
What size of room is the JBL Stage 280W speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the JBL Stage 280W is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
What are the speakers in JBL's Stage Series?
Stage 280W is a member of JBL's Stage series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
JBL Stage Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the JBL Stage 280W speaker?
JBL Stage 280W has a Frequency response range of 42-25kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of 20-120 watts. At a minimum frequency of 42 Hz, Stage 280W will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who like to experience a full range response will still benefit from the use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with JBL Stage 280W, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $500. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Stage 280W's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the JBL Stage 280W? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
JBL Stage 280W's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 90 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so JBL Stage 280W is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of JBL Stage 280W is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the JBL Stage 280W:
Stage 280W features Spring clip type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
JBL Stage 280W External Dimensions and Weight
JBL Stage 280W has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 14.6875-inch x 9.3750-inch x 3.8750-inch (374.0 x 239.0 x 99.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of JBL Stage 280W is approximately 236.6cm2 / 36.7inch2.
Cabinet type and Materials
JBL Stage 280W has a In-wall
What's in the Box of JBL Stage 280W?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Stage 280W:
In-wall loudspeakerGrilleCut-Out TemplateQuick Start Guide
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the JBL Stage 280W.
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.