Jamo S 801 PM is a 2-way Powered Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Jamo. S 801 PM's built-in amplifier provides 50-watt RMS( 100-watt Peak). The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect Jamo S 801 PM to a stereo receiver or external power amp. It features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 4" Polyfiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 76-26k Hz. Jamo S 801 PM has an MSRP of 300$ per pair.
What are the speakers in Jamo's Studio 8 Series?
S 801 PM is a member of Jamo's Studio 8 series of Powered speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
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What is the Frequency Response of the Jamo S 801 PM speaker?
Jamo S 801 PM has a Frequency response range of 76-26k Hz at ±3dB. At a minimum frequency of 76 Hz, it is hard to expect a strong bass response from S 801 PM so depending on your intended use, using a subwoofer will significantly help to widen the response range.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Jamo S 801 PM, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $300. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how S 801 PM's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Jamo S 801 PM comes with a handheld remote which is obviously very useful to control your powered speakers from a distance.
Jamo S 801 PM employs Built-in 3.0 Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops. S 801 PM can playback up to 24-bit / 96 kHz with compatible devices.
Inputs and Outputs
- RCA Input
- USB Port: Type-B
- Wired Subwoofer Output
- Digital Input: Optical
Jamo S 801 PM External Dimensions and Weight
Jamo S 801 PM has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 11.25 x 6.1875 x 7.8125inch (285.8 x 157.2 x 198.4mm ).
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 S 801 PM is approximately 311.9cm2 / 48.3inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Jamo S 801 PM, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Jamo S 801 PM virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Jamo S 801 PM has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. 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 S 801 PM 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.
S 801 PM doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Does the Jamo S 801 PM come with a Grille?
S 801 PM 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 S 801 PM?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of S 801 PM:
Powered speaker (right) Passive speaker (left) 2 Grilles AC power adapter (attached 56-inch DC cord) AC plug insert Remote control 2 AAA batteries 6.5-feet Length of 18AWG speaker wire (bare tinned wire on each end) }6-feet USB-A to USB-B cable Instruction Booklet Important Safety Instructions
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Jamo S 801 PM.
- Vibration Isolators: IsoAcoustics isolators more affordable options too.
- Acoustic Panels and Treatments: Your room is as important as your stereo equipment so acoustic treatments goes a long way in improving the overall performance.
- Speaker Stands: Stands bring your bookshelf speakers to ideal height (rule of thumb is to have the tweeter level with your ear in your listening position), helps stability and acoustical isolation.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Jamo S 801 PM, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Jamo S 801 PM
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Jamo S 801 PM speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Jamo S 801 PM
1 Year of parts warranty and 1 Year of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.