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A truly enveloping theater-quality surround-sound experience begins with the center channel. The Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker raises your home system to the next level with the advanced technology that JBL® engineers developed for professional audio systems. The Studio 520C features a pair of 4-inch (100-millimeter) low-frequency woofers and a high-frequency compression driver surrounded by a glass-filled Bi-Radial® horn, a combination that delivers crisp, focused, dimensionally accurate sound.
At A Glance:
  • 25 – 150 watts suggested amplifier power range
  • Dual 4" (100mm) ribbed PolyPlas™ woofer cones
  • Symmetrical Field Geometry™ (SFG) magnet assembly
  • 1" (25mm) high-frequency compression driver
  • Glass-filled ABS Bi-Radial high-frequency horn
  • Low-loss, two-way crossover network
  • Bi-wire capability
  • Sturdy 3/4" (19mm) MDF enclosure
  • Exclusive design
  • What's in the box:
  • 1 Studio 520C floorstanding loudspeaker
  • 2 horn covers
  • 1 grille-removal tool
  • 1 card with adhesive rubber feet
  • Owner’s manual
  • A truly enveloping theater-quality surround-sound experience begins with the center channel. The Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker raises your home system to the next level with the kind of advanced technology that JBL® engineers developed for professional audio systems. The Studio 520C features a pair of 4-inch (100-millimeter) low-frequency woofers and a high-frequency compression driver surrounded by a glass-filled Bi-Radial® horn, a combination that delivers crisp, focused, dimensionally accurate sound. Using specially developed materials – including a ribbed PolyPlas™ cone and a Symmetrical Field Geometry™ (SFG) magnet assembly for the woofers – the Studio 520C delivers powerful and focused bass sound. A compression tweeter housed within the same type of Bi-Radial horn that JBL engineers developed for concert sound systems delivers high frequencies that are equally distinct and precisely aimed.
    Product Features:
    25 – 150 watts suggested amplifier power range
    JBL engineers have designed the Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker to deliver robust sound from a compatible AVR (audio/video receiver) or 25- to 150-watt power amplifier, whether you are using it as a stand-alone unit or as the centerpiece of a surround-sound system.
    Dual 4" (100mm) PolyPlas woofer cones
    Powerful bass affects more than just your ears. It resonates through your entire body, creating a soundscape that you can feel as well as hear. The JBL Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker delivers accurate low-frequency sounds from a pair of 4-inch (100-millimeter) ribbed PolyPlas woofers. The ribs improve strength while reducing distortion. The result is rich, articulate bass.
    Symmetrical Field Geometry (SFG) magnet assembly
    Thanks to a heavy-duty Symmetrical Field Geometry (SFG) magnet assembly, the Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker’s dual low-frequency woofers deliver highly focused bass. The result is pristine, articulate sound.
    1" (25mm) high-frequency compression driver
    The JBL Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker’s high-frequency compression driver lowers distortion and provides a wider dynamic range than is possible from conventional high-frequency and midrange drivers. The tweeter includes a one-piece Teonex® diaphragm/surround assembly fitted with a 1-inch (25-millimeter) voice coil that can deliver enhanced vocal articulation.
    Glass-filled ABS Bi-Radial high-frequency horn
    Horn-shaped loudspeaker designs optimize high-frequency output by directing the sound to the listener with pinpoint accuracy, thereby eliminating reverberations, reflections off walls, and other artifacts. The Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker features a glass-filled ABS Bi-Radial high-frequency horn that delivers professional-level sound to your home.
    Low-loss, two-way crossover network
    The Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker’s low-loss, two-way crossover network ensures a clean transition for sound coming from individual low-frequency and high-frequency drivers, thereby reducing distortion while improving clarity.
    Bi-wire capability
    The Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker will work with multiple power amplifiers or connection setups – or both – for single-wire or bi-wire operation. The result is enhanced versatility in the ways you can use the Studio 520C speaker.
    Sturdy 3/4" (19mm) MDF enclosure
    The Studio 520C center-channel loudspeaker’s cabinet is built with the same attention to perfection as every other component. Rigid, heavily braced MDF (medium-density fiberboard) materials prevent unwanted resonances, while non-parallel surfaces eliminate sonic interference.
    Exclusive design
    The same attention to detail that went into the 520C center-channel loudspeaker’s technical design was paid to creating a powerful, sophisticated look that will fit within even the most discerning householder’s décor. The 520C is available in a black or cherry finish.
    Highlights:
    Manuals & Downloads:
    Owners Manual
    Product Information Sheet
    Warranty
    General Specifications:
    Type Two-way dual-woofer, center-channel
    Finish Black
    Audio Specifications:
    Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power 150W
    Frequency Response 60Hz-40kHz
    Crossover Frequencies 1.5kHz
    Nominal Impedance 6 ohms
    Sensitivity (2.83V/1m) 88dB
    Speaker Specifications:
    High-Frequncy Transducer 1" (25mm) compression driver with neodyminium magnet and one-piece Teonex diaphragm on a glass-filled ABS Bi-Radial horn, magnetically shielded
    Low-Frequency Transducer Two 4" (100mm) PolyPlas cones with Symmetrical Field Geometry magnet structures, cast frames and rubber surrounds, magnetically shielded
    Control and Connection Specifications:
    Connector Type Dual gold-plated binding posts (bi-wire capable)