JBL Studio 2 8IW is a 2-way Passive In-wall In-wall speaker by JBL. It features a 1" Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 8" PolyPlas Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 30-20kHz and a sensitivity of 88 dB. JBL Studio 2 8IW has an MSRP of 700$ per pair.
What size of room is the JBL Studio 2 8IW speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the JBL Studio 2 8IW 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 Studio Series?
Studio 2 8IW is a member of JBL's Studio series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
JBL Studio Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the JBL Studio 2 8IW speaker?
JBL Studio 2 8IW has a Frequency response range of 30-20kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 100 watts. At a minimum frequency of 30 Hz, Studio 2 8IW 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 Studio 2 8IW, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $750. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Studio 2 8IW'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 Studio 2 8IW? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
JBL Studio 2 8IW's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 88 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so JBL Studio 2 8IW is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of JBL Studio 2 8IW 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 Studio 2 8IW:
Studio 2 8IW features Spring posts type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
JBL Studio 2 8IW External Dimensions and Weight
JBL Studio 2 8IW has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 11.9375-inch x 8.9375-inch x 3.6875-inch (304.0 x 228.0 x 94.0mm ).
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 Studio 2 8IW is approximately 214.3cm2 / 33.2inch2.
Cabinet type and Materials
JBL Studio 2 8IW has a In-wall
What's in the Box of JBL Studio 2 8IW?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Studio 2 8IW:
In-wall loudspeakerGrilleCloth scrimCut-Out TemplateInstruction Manual
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.