JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single)

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Ideal for music recording and broadcast monitoring, the compact JBL LSR305 provides an accurate, neutral response with imaging and detail expected from monitors costing much more

Bi-amplified Studio Monitor with Magnetically-Shielded 5” Low Frequency Transducer and 1” Soft-Dome High Frequency Transducer and Image Control Wave Guide. Class-D 41 Watt RMS Amplifier for LF, and 41 Watt RMS Amplifier for HF. Balanced XLR and ¼” TRS Inputs with Dented Level Control, HF and LF Trim Controls.

Image Control Waveguide:
  • The Image Control Waveguide was developed for JBL’s new flagship M2 Master Reference Monitor and with the introduction of the JBL 3 Series, is now included for the first time in an affordable, compact reference monitor.
  • The patent-pending design of the Image Control Waveguide precisely controls the sound emanating from the speaker in the vertical and horizontal planes ensuring the presentation at the listening position is neutral and accurate.

JBL Transducers are legendary for their performance. The 3 Series long-throw woofer and its damped woven composite Neodymium tweeter are designed from the ground up to reproduce the powerful transients and micro dynamics of your mix. These drivers deliver impressive deep bass and smooth high frequency response beyond the range of human hearing.

JBL’s Patented Slip Stream™ low frequency port design works in concert with the woofer to produce deep bass response at all playback levels. The double-flared shape of the port is precisely engineered for greater low-frequency extension and reduced turbulence.

Big Power, Big Sound - 3 Series efficient Class D Amplifiers provide abundant power to deliver the output and dynamic headroom needed for the most demanding production styles

Professional Balanced Inputs - Balanced XLR and 6 mm TRS inputs give you the options you need to connect your 3 Series to any signal source while maintaining professional signal quality.

Selectable Input Sensitivity - The -10 dB/+4 dB sensitivity switch ensures compatibility with a broad range of signal sources, allowing you to connect the 3 Series to high output professional gear without any danger of input overload.

LF Trim and HF Trim “TRIM” switches for both the Low and High Frequencies give you excellent control over the 3 Series sound in “your” room. Use these to fine-tune the amount of bass and treble you hear to compensate for room acoustics, program material and your personal taste.

JBL Professional Reliability - Prior to becoming a production-ready design, each 3 Series model is subjected to JBL’s tough 100 hour power test, in which the speaker is required to play continually at full output for 100 hours without failure. This demanding test ensures your 3 Series speakers will deliver years of reliable performance.

JBL LSR Design - Your Music Needs a Point of Reference - While most manufacturers take only a single on axis measurement of the speaker’s performance, this doesn’t tell how it will sound in your room. JBL’s LSR Linear Spatial Reference design criteria requires seventy-two measurements yielding more than 1,200 times more data, enabling JBL to engineer a speaker that “sounds right” in any working space. With LSR design, 3 Series Studio Monitors deliver superior accuracy regardless of the size and shape of your room, so your mixes “hit their mark” when heard on any playback system.

Deep Pedigree - The impressive performance of the 3 Series Reference Monitors is the result of JBL’s development of its flagship M2 Master Reference Monitor. Learn more about the M2 at www.jblpro.com/M2

Things You Will Get:

    One Monitor
    Power Cord
Series .
Model LSR308
Weight 10.12 lbs
Dimensions 11.75 in x 9.37 in x 9.88 in

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JBLLSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single)
 
4.5

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      5.0

      High End Quality in an Affordable Box

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      from King of Prussia PA

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            Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

            The JBL LSR305 is a fantastic sounding studio monitor for the price. It's perfect for novice recording musicians, or professionals looking for a decent reference monitor. JBL has managed to pack some of their higher end components into this very affordable package, and the results are stellar. This is a real hands on product review from Ryan@ Sam Ash King of Prussia.

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            5.0

            Great compact monitor

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            from Edison, NJ

            Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

            JBL monitors are one of the best in the business for the price you pay. Great sound and very flat which is perfect for studios since you want the sound to be evened out so you can adjust accordingly. Great buy

            This is a hands-on product review by Tamir @ Sam Ash Edison

             
            4.0

            Good for home studios

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            from Sarasota

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                  Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                  Great monitor for any home studio. Gives great range to make mixing and mastering just that much easier.

                  This is a hands on review from Dylan @ Sam Ash Sarasota

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                  5.0

                  BOOM THERE GOES THE BASS

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                  from Cincinnati,OH

                  Staff Reviewer

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                  • Clear Sound
                  • Sound quality

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                    • Home Studio

                    Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                    Another great compact jbl speaker. I really liked all the low bass these can push. They also have a wide spectrum of clear highs perfect for accurate mixing. the size is nice for small spaces. I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

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                    5.0

                    Very awesome monitor

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                    from Queens, NY

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                          Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                          The JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor is a very awesome powered monitor! These are great and give you a real sound, not a fake amped up bassy sound. What you hear is what you will be hearing everywhere else. Very easy to set up. If you need more sound, upgrade to the 8"!

                          This is a real hands on product review from Scott @ Sam Ash Queens

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                          4.0

                          Sweet Speaker

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                          from KOP

                          Staff Reviewer

                          Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                          Easy to use. Easy to setup. Great sound and functionality. Lots of fun.
                          I am a Sam Ash reviewer from KOP.

                           
                          5.0

                          Simple and true

                          By 

                          from Chicago, Il

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                          Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                          It's pretty simple, Priced low, build well, looks and sounds great. It there anything else. I can't imagine needing anything larger then this.
                          Highly recommended!!
                          This is a real hands on product review from Warren @ Sam Ash Buffalo Grove

                           
                          4.0

                          A Stand Out Studio Monitor

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                          from Cleveland,Ohio

                          Pros

                          • good sounding
                          • Powerful

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                            • Home Studio

                            Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                            For a balanced, flat sounding studio monitor this one is pretty good. They give you the ability to really hear what's going on in your mix. I've always regarded JBL as a quality brand and this monitor is a definite showcase for that. I am a reviewer at Sam Ash Music store #35 in Cleveland.

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                            4.0

                            Powerful and compact

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                            from Sam Ash Music Ontario, Ca.

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                                  Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                                  Great monitors for music recording and broadcast monitoring. Lots of power and awesome clarity. Great bass response with reduced distortion. You get a lot of control over your volume, tone and overall sound. Sold individually, but you will be happiest with a pair. This is a real hands on product review by EpR@ Sam Ash Music Ontario.

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                                  4.0

                                  Lots of Bang for Less Buck

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                                  from Indianapolis, IN

                                  Staff Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Accurate
                                  • Great Value
                                  • Sleek

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                                    • Home Studio

                                    Comments about JBL LSR305 Two-Way Powered 5" Studio Monitor (Single):

                                    This product is great for Home Studio applications. Wonderful sound for an accurate representation of your mix. Great for all types of individuals looking to build their home studios. JBL has a wonderful reputation for studio monitors and these are yet another example. This is a real hands on review by Ian @ Sam Ash, Indianapolis

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                                    The JBLWarranty on professional loudspeaker products (except for enclosures) remains in effect for five years from the date of the first consumer purchase. JBL amplifiers are warranted for three years from the date of the original purchase. Enclosures and all other JBL products are warranted for two years from the date of the original purchase.

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