Jamo Concert 9 Series C 97 II is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Jamo. It features a 1" Tweeter, 1 x 6" Midrange and 3 x 6" Composite Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 32-24k Hz and a sensitivity of 89 dB. Jamo C 97 II has an MSRP of 1378$ per pair but can often be found around 698$ per pair.
What size of room is the Jamo C 97 II speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Jamo C 97 II 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 Jamo's Concert 9 Series?
C 97 II is a member of Jamo's Concert 9 series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Jamo Concert 9 Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Jamo C 97 II speaker?
Jamo C 97 II has a Frequency response range of 32-24k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 50-180 watts. At a minimum frequency of 32 Hz, C 97 II 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 Jamo C 97 II, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $1500. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how C 97 II's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 1500$ (Pair), these are the 2 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Jamo C 97 II's 32Hz:
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Jamo C 97 II? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Jamo C 97 II's nominal impedance level is 6 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 89 dB
Nominal Impedance of 6 Ohms makes the Jamo Concert 9 Series C 97 II a relatively difficult to drive speaker compared to more frequently found 8 ohms speakers from nominal Impedance perspective.
89dB of Jamo Concert 9 Series C 97 II 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 Jamo C 97 II:
C 97 II has Posts type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
Jamo C 97 II External Dimensions and Weight
Jamo C 97 II has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 42-1/8 x 9-3/4 x 15-13/16inch (1070.0 x 248.0 x 402.0mm ).
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 Jamo C 97 II is approximately 997.0cm2 / 154.5inch2.
The Jamo C 97 II weighs 24.55kg / 54lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how C 97 II's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Jamo C 97 II has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF/Wood-grain vinyl finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Jamo C 97 II comes with the parts below which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on: Outrigger feet4 Spikes (pre-installed on outrigger feet)4 Rubber feet
It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
Jamo C 97 II is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Jamo C 97 II is available in Black.
Does the Jamo C 97 II come with a Grille?
C 97 II comes with grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of Jamo C 97 II?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of C 97 II:
Floorstanding loudspeakerGrille4 Outrigger feet4 Spikes (pre-installed on outrigger feet)4 Rubber feet8 Machine screws2 Jumper-straps (pre-installed)Hex-keyUser ManualImportant Safety InstructionsWarranty Information
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Jamo Concert 9 Series C 97 II, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Jamo C 97 II
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Jamo Concert 9 Series C 97 II speaker:
Official Brochure for Jamo C 97 II
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Jamo Concert 9 Series C 97 II speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Jamo C 97 II
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.