Jamo Studio S 809 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Jamo. It features a 1" Tweeter and 3 x 5" Aluminized Polyfiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 37-26k Hz and a sensitivity of 90 dB. Jamo S 809 has an MSRP of 634$ per pair but can often be found around 399$ per pair.
S 809 also gives the user optional Dolby Atmos capability by equipping the unit with upward-firing Dolby Atmos drivers.
What size of room is the Jamo S 809 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Jamo S 809 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 Studio S Series?
S 809 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 809 speaker?
Jamo S 809 has a Frequency response range of 37-26k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 120 watts. At a minimum frequency of 37 Hz, S 809 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 S 809, 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 S 809'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 809?
The Crossover frequency of the S 809 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 809? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Jamo S 809'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 Jamo Studio S 809 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of Jamo Studio S 809 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
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S 809 features Post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Jamo S 809 External Dimensions and Weight
Jamo S 809 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 41.0 x 7.5 x 9.9inch (1042.0 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 809 is approximately 481.3cm2 / 74.6inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Jamo S 809, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Jamo S 809 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The Jamo S 809 weighs 13.60kg / 29.9lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how S 809's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Jamo S 809 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 809 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 809 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 809 is available in Walnut.
Does the Jamo S 809 come with a Grille?
S 809 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 809?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of S 809:
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 809.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Jamo Studio S 809, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Jamo S 809
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Jamo Studio S 809 speaker:
Official Brochure for Jamo S 809
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Jamo Studio S 809 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Jamo S 809
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.