Jamo Studio S 805 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Jamo. It features a 1" Tweeter and 1 x 5" Aluminized Polyfiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 49-26k Hz and a sensitivity of 88 dB. Jamo S 805 has an MSRP of 344$ per pair but can often be found around 199$ per pair.
What size of room is the Jamo S 805 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Jamo S 805 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
|Very Large Room
(* 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 Studio S Series?
S 805 is a member of Jamo's Studio S series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
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What is the Frequency Response of the Jamo S 805 speaker?
Jamo S 805 has a Frequency response range of 49-26k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 80 watts. At a minimum frequency of 49 Hz, S 805 will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Jamo S 805, 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 S 805's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Crossover frequency of Jamo S 805?
The Crossover frequency of the S 805 is set to 2000Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower-frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Jamo S 805? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Jamo S 805'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 Jamo Studio S 805 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of Jamo Studio S 805 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 S 805:
S 805 features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Jamo S 805 External Dimensions and Weight
Jamo S 805 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 31-1/2 x 9-7/8 x 11-1/8inch (787.0 x 191.0 x 252.0mm ).
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 S 805 is approximately 481.3cm2 / 74.6inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Jamo S 805, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Jamo S 805 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The Jamo S 805 weighs 8.60kg / 18.9lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how S 805's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the Jamo S 805 compare to the Jamo Studio S 807?
One of the natural alternative to the Jamo S 805 is the S 807 which is located one step higher in Jamo's Passive Floor-standing selection.
Here is a scaled size comparison of these two speakers to give you an idea how their external dimensions compare:
Check the Detailed Comparison of Jamo S 805 vs S 807 for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
Jamo S 805 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF/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 S 805 comes with 8 Mounting feet
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on. 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 S 805 is a front-firing port speaker , which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
Jamo S 805 is available in Walnut.
Does the Jamo S 805 come with a Grille?
S 805 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 805?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of S 805:
2 Floorstanding loudspeakers2 Grilles8 Mounting feet16 ScrewsUser ManualImportant Safety InstructionsWarranty Information
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Jamo Studio S 805.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Jamo Studio S 805, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Jamo S 805
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Jamo Studio S 805 speaker:
Official Brochure for Jamo S 805
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Jamo Studio S 805 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Jamo S 805
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.