Three of the most wanted JBL products in New Zealand.

Three of the most wanted JBL products in New Zealand.

A few months ago, Techstyle was awarded the distribution for JBL Synthesis, JBL Premium, and some JBL home products for New Zealand. Finally, our first shipment of stock has arrived. Let's pick out three product ranges out of their vast catalogue in this blog.

JBL, short for its founding engineer James Bullough Lansing, have been throwing sound at many of the world’s biggest musical, athletic, social and political events since 1946. For 70 years, JBL has survived ownership changes, recessions and vast shifts in personal technology. It’s won a Grammy, an Oscar and enough other awards, including dozens for technological achievement.

In November 2016, Samsung Electronics  paid $8 billion for Harman International Industries Inc., JBL’s Connecticut-based parent company. Samsung wanted to support its growth in the business of connecting things to the Internet, particularly cars. “JBL is the crown jewel of the Harman companies,” said Jim Garrett, Harman’s director of marketing and project management for the luxury audio division, which includes JBL.

At its factories in Mexico, China and Hungary, JBL manufactures headphones, wireless speakers, home theater systems and other consumer audio products. On the professional audio side of the business, JBL makes items such as sound systems for movie theaters and live performance arenas as well as equipment used in recording music or blasting it on a concert tour.

In a recording studio, you are often listening to JBL recording monitors. When you go to a rock festivals like Coachella, the Emporium Festival or Rock in Rio, you are almost always listening to JBL. About 70% of movie theaters are using JBL. JBL are all about quality. JBL speakers that are power rated for 1,000 watts, are able to run at that level for 100 hours straight.

JBL makes more than 3,000 products, so we thought it better we pick out three series to focus on in this blog.

JBL Synthesis

Drawing on the heritage of the JBL brand, JBL Synthesis systems combine the advanced signal processors, equalizers, amplifiers and loudspeakers to create the most realistic listening experience possible in rooms of any size. JBL Synthesis has six loudspeaker series, and in this blog we want to talk about the HDI series. Designed and engineered in JBL’s world-famous acoustic engineering facility in Northridge, California, the HDI series of speakers deliver exceptional performance from a compact footprint. HDI stands for the patented High-Definition Imaging (HDI™) horn geometry.

The HDI floorstanders also boast patented compression drivers and Advanced Aluminum Matrix cone woofers for powerful dynamics and incredibly accurate sound reproduction. We have floorstanders, bookshelves and subwoofers in stock now!

JBL Premium

In 1970, JBL released the iconic L100 Loudspeaker. Over the years, the L100 became the bestselling loudspeaker in JBL’s history. We are proud to bring you the JBL L100 Classic, a modern take on a time-honored legend. The Classic features vintage styling, including a retro-inspired design and iconic Quadrex foam grille, along with newly developed acoustic technology and designs for elite performance. Accessory JS-120 floor stands lift and tilt the speaker for optimimum performance.

JBL Home

The JBL Stage range is an advanced, home-stereo/home-theater speaker system that offers you the thrill of a live-concert experience, all in your living room. Featuring 1” aluminum dome tweeters with high-definition waveguide sound design and 8” woofers that register deep, signature JBL bass, the JBL Stage captures every note of the audio spectrum from high to low – and combines them into pure listening pleasure. Available in pantone black or two-tone wood, JBL Stage is a stylish addition to any theater system. Whether it’s for movies or music, the sound of your home will never be the same. We have floor standers and subwoofers in stock.