JBL Throws Curve into Speaker Design
The company's Control NOW line wows us with a slew of unique install options.
JBL Control WOW
JBL’s Control WOW line is available in both indoor and outdoor models.
June 04, 2008 by Rachel Cericola

JBL is taking speaker shells to a new level.

The company’s new Control NOW line hugs the wall creating omnidirectional love for audiophiles with an eye for design.

The standard Control NOW works indoors, with the Control NOW AWs designed to withstand the outside elements. Both have the 90-degree design, boasting a slew of installation possibilities—as well as a definite “wow” factor.

Each unit features a 3/4-inch tweeter and a pair of 4-inch woofers. The company says that the drivers are mounted behind a curved quarter-round front section, and the rear of the enclosure has three angled sections that enable the speakers to be corner-mounted between a ceiling and wall or between two walls.

Even cooler, you can link together units for all kinds of funky, curvy speaker creations. Standard hardware is included, but there are ceiling brackets and floor stands also available.

JBL’s Control NOW speakers are available in black for $249 each. The AW line is coming later this month in white, for an extra $30 each.

Follow Electronic House on Facebook and Twitter.


Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
First Name
Last Name
Email Address

We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.


Topics

Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.