JBL Studio 230 6.5" 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers - Pair (Black)

Model: STUDIO230 UPC: 050036319041 Item: 159508


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JBL Studio 230 6.5" 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers Overview

No surround sound system is complete without a dynamic pair of bookshelf speakers to help enhance the sound and create a full auditory atmosphere. Featuring powerful drivers for a crisp, clear sound at any angle, the JBL Studio 230 6.5" 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers add a full, rounded sound to any home theater system. These speakers are sure to revolutionize your home theater and push it to new heights, creating an auditory experience that is as close to real life as possible. Not only do they provide exceptional clarity compared to systems without additional speakers, but they are designed to provide optimal sound from bookshelves, which can be customized to create the perfect sound for any angle and room size. Not only will these speakers be a crucial part of your mid-range sound system, but they also will help balance the rest of your system to create a sound that mirrors reality.

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Product highlights

  • 20-150W maximum recommended power
  • 52Hz - 22kHz Frequency response
  • 8 Ohms nominal impedance
  • 2-Way mid-range bookshelf speakers compatible with multiple extension surround sound speakers for dynamic surround sound system
  • Gloss paneling and a black wood grain finish provide a polished look
  • 1" CMMD Lite High frequency dome prevents static and high distortion levels
  • Speakers feature dual 6.5" PolyPlas low frequency transducer drivers provide a crisp sound
  • High Definition Imagine waveguide ensures accurate sound levels at various angles and distance for comfortable sound quality in any room
  • Dimensions: 15" H x 9 5/16" W x 10 7/16" D
  • Weight: 17.5 lbs.
  • Warranty: 5 Year - World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

Crisp and Clean Audio

Balancing a home theater sound system can be difficult. Help make your life easier with these bold, crisp bookshelf speakers. Featuring dual 6.5" PolyPlas drivers, these speakers will help balance the mid-range level of sound while also accentuating conversations. To the average movie fanatic, the increased sound quality will make you feel like you're right alongside the characters of your favorite movie or TV show, as you'll be able to hear subtle sounds you've never noticed before. These drivers are designed to prevent the muffling of sound as the volume increases, ensuring a crisp, clean sound at any volume. By adding these bookshelf speakers to your home theater, you'll instantly help balance the mid-range audio while also improving the accuracy of the surround sound for a more real-life experience.

Dynamic Sound for a Real-Life Experience

Achieving cinema-quality audio in a home system is a tough task. However, with these bookshelf speakers, you will instantly improve the mid-range of your system while also balancing out the rest of the sound, which brings you closer to the bold, intense sound you get at the cinema. This pair of bookshelf speakers is designed with a 1" CMMD driver and High Definition Imaging waveguide technology to bring a natural balance to your sound system without losing the dramatic highs and lows that make film audio intense and compelling. The added depth that comes from these speakers will make every conversation in your favorite films and TV shows more intense and realistic.

Create a Custom Sound System

Perfect for adding on to a quality center speaker, these high end bookshelf speakers are a must-have for anyone looking to create a more compelling and lifelike sound system in their home theater. These speakers are compatible with a variety of surround sound systems, and can be customized to create the perfect system for your space. One of the best qualities of this speaker set is its ability to add depth to a system by placing them on bookshelves of significant height. This added depth will enhance the finer aspects of the audio, creating a more compelling audio experience. The more realistic the sound becomes, the more you feel immersed in the story you are watching.

Easy Setup and Striking Visual Design

With a sleek, bold design, these bookshelf speakers offer a subtle style that will look great in a range of decor styles in any home theater space. Featuring rounded edges and black gloss panels, these speakers are both elegant and understated, which will impress both audiophiles and interior designers alike. The seamless setup will have you watching movies or listening to music in minutes, and the rubber cushion pads for the base prevent the sound system from leaving marks on your furniture. For audio lovers who also crave simple designs with big sound, these bookshelf speakers are sure to impress. 


Customer Reviews for JBL Studio 230 6.5" 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers - Pair (Black)

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Speakers that punch above their weight
I have onwed many speakers, chiefly are high end English speakers. English loudspeakers are great for musics, but when you need the punch from a movie or a concert, you definitely need JBLs. Im currently building a 7.2 channel system with all JBL studios. These speakers brings the absolute detail out of any DTS concert I have. I am hearing new details that Ive never heard before. This is an absolute recommended product
August 14, 2016
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The midrange and bass is impressive. God looks and god build quality
February 5, 2017
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Another! great speaker model
My renewed interested with JBL speakers started when I bought two pair of small bookshelf speakers for our bookstore. At the time I thought they were very good, but they eventually *vastly* exceeded my expectations - those speakers rock! Well, for the Studio 230's I went to great lengths to find a showroom that would play them for me - this time my expectations were much more ambitious: defeat the $1500 a pair Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) CM5's by performing as well for less than 25% of the cost. Here I am to tell the world that the Studio 230's met that challenge!
July 27, 2014
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Perfect! Amazing sound! I compared these with what was available at this price level other brands! It was very tough but with all I read and compared The JBL 230 won out! I have know regretes about the choice! Do your self a favor and cut to the chase and invest in these fine sounding bookshelve speakers! You will be glad you did!
November 9, 2017
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As Beautiful Sounding as They Look!!!
Since I already own a pair of the Studio L830s I must admit I wasn't expecting much. Boy was I shocked at the level of musicality these put out. Everything just sounds like real, natural music. Extremely organic in tone and a very sweet sounding treble and incredible midrange detail. Oh yeah and they image in ways I thought not possible at this price point.
March 20, 2014
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They bring it !!
I was tired of compressed music , computer speakers, sound bars. I listen to too much music to suffer. We I had a great pair of JBL book shelves in college, so 30 years ago..lost in moving around. I went back to the masters of sound. A new local record store had these on sale for $199.00 .. yes for the pair. I've set them up with a Yamaha Aventage receiver which brings 110W a channel ..grateful dead live shows are brought back to life, movies are only lacking a popcorn maker. Get em!!
November 24, 2015
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After reading so many reviews I pulled trigger on these,I am just completely floored by the sound these make.
October 26, 2015
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Outstanding speakers
These Studio 230 speakers sound outstanding. I am very impressed with their excellent range from a deep full base to a clear and smooth high end. I have the Loft 40's and was satisfied with them until I heard the 230's. The 230's sound fuller and the base stronger.

I'm afraid after getting the 230's the 40's are being moved to the back for surround duty. In true to JBL form the 230's deliver the legendary clear and undistorted sound that JBL has been known for for many years. I am very happy I got these speakers and would recommend them to anyone that still values true quality in sound.
January 16, 2016
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It's what the Pro's Use !
As a veteran Recording Artist I can say this...
Studio 230's are "true studio monitors".
Moreover, every commercial Cinema uses horn loaded
speakers for the mains & surrounds.
These are horn loaded speakers.
Is it any wonder that your local Cinema has
JBL horn loaded 2 way speakers as surrounds
hung along the sides & rear walls?
Now, we can too.
If budget allows?
7 of these puppies used in a 7.1 surround setup
in your home, would be unbeatable!
Especially if, you were to add a "worthy" sub-woofer to the mix.
Studio 230's truly are 1 of the greatest 2 way speakers ever made
for under $500.
~ peace
January 9, 2018
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Astonishing sound,quality and appearance!
I just purchased these JBL Studio 230's to replace my rear surround speakers of 24 yrs. I love & appreciate good quality products & from the very moment you unpack these babies to the moment you connect them to your receiver-" they simply scream QUALITY"! They sound fabulous with pop,rock & awesome with movies! Dialogue & base are "phenomenal"! They are @ rear on stands with height of 23" & rear firing base ports toward walls don't hinder their performance in any way. Highly recommend these, waited approx. (6 mos. for them to go on sale @ $299.99 per pair. They sound as good as they look!
April 21, 2016
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World Wide Stereo Store
very good quality, this is the only store that currently has it ready to be ship as it shows
jose m on Jan 8, 2018
very good quality, this is the only store that currently has it ready to be ship as it shows
jose m on Jan 8, 2018
I have a Harman kardon Hk 3390 running with Polk Tsx 220 and Bose 301. Should I hear any improvement with the Jbl 230 in sound quality removing the Bose and Jbl as Main speakers?
A shopper on Sep 5, 2017
  You absolutely should hear a vast improvement with these marvelous speakers.