JBL Studio 190 named European Loudspeaker of the Year

Macworld Australia Staff
23 August, 2011
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JBL Studio 190 floorstanding loudspeaker wins European Loudspeaker Of The Year 2011-2012 at the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) awards.

SYDNEY, 23 August 2011 –
JBL is proud to announce that the JBL Studio 190 floorstanding speaker has won the award for European Loudspeaker of the Year 2011-2012 at the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) awards. These prestigious awards are uniquely decided upon by representatives of the Hi-Fi reviewing community from across Europe.

One of the most recent additions to JBL’s home speaker range, the unique design and outstanding performance of the Studio 190 made a strong impression on the judging panel.

The judges concluded: “Striking from the first glance, JBL’s ‘Weave’ design ensures its Studio 190 floorstander will stand out from the crowd. This three-way loudspeaker, which includes a pair of 165mm bass units, sounds powerful, dynamic and detailed, offering a great insight into all types of music – including movie scores.

“Crucially, while the Studio 190 has an exotic appearance, it remains easy to drive and is the ideal partner for a great many entry-level amplifiers and AV receivers. So much loudspeaker, so small a price tag – how does JBL do it?”

Powerful and accurate in any listening environment, the Studio 190 is a three-and-a-half-way floorstanding loudspeaker featuring dual 165mm – low frequency and 100mm midrange PolyPlas™ drivers, and CMMD® Lite high frequency domes with proprietary Bi-Radial® waveguides. These combined technologies offer exceptional clarity and realism with outstanding bass response.

The JBL Studio 190 loudspeakers are available in Australia with a RRP of $1499 /pair.

The Studio 200 System, a 6-piece home theatre speaker package featuring the Studio 190,  Studio 130 bookshelf monitors, the Studio 120C centre channel and the Sub150P subwoofer, is also available with a RRP of $3199.

About Convoy International

Convoy International is a leading importer, distributor and marketer of a wide range of high-fidelity loudspeakers, advanced audio components for use in home and car installations, headphones and multimedia speaker solutions, surge and power conditioning units and audio video digital accessories and cables. Convoy’s Brand portfolio includes Aerial7, Beats by Dr. Dre, Bowers & Wilkins, Classé, Harman Kardon, JBL Home and Car products and Monster Cable.

Founded in 1965 and celebrating 46 years in the industry, Convoy International is a privately owned Company based in Sydney withoffices throughout Australia.

Contact: Sally Vernon (Convoy Marketing)
Tel: + 61 2 97 000 111 ext. 125
Fax: + 61 2 97 000 000
Email:                   marketing@convoy.com.au
Website: www.ehifi.com.au

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