What we know about the measurement:

JBL 708i passive is a passive bookshelves speaker that cost around 3800USD for a pair .

  • Quality of the measurement data is high .
  • Origin of the data is ASR.
  • Format of the data is generated by a Klippel NFS .
  • Sensitivity: 90.1dB (avg. 100Hz-1kHz for 2.83V estimated at 1m)
  • -3dB (resp. -6db) point v.s. reference is at 90.8Hz (resp. 42.5Hz).
  • Reference level is normalised to -0.2dB computed over the frequency range [300.0Hz, 5000.0Hz].
  • Frequency deviation is 4.8dB over the same frequency range.
  • Directivity
    • Horizontal directivity is (-50.0°, 50.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
    • Vertical directivity is (-20.0°, 20.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
  • Tonality (Preference) Score
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 3.57 and would be 5.51 with a perfect subwoofer.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.556, LW 0.564, SP 0.551, PIR 0.555; SM: SP0.674, PIR0.379; LFQ 0.846, LFX 41Hz
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 6.02 with an EQ and would be 7.68 with a perfect subwoofer and the same EQ.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.442, LW 0.406, SP 0.33, PIR 0.334; SM: SP0.952, PIR0.904; LFQ 0.846, LFX 35Hz
  • Link to Original review.
  • Note: IMPORTANT this is in passive mode and the speaker is not designed for this use case. Look at the same measurements which EQ please!
  • Vendor specifications:
    • SPL
      • max: 108 dB
      • peak: 114 dB
    • Size
      • Width 248mm
      • Height 438mm
      • Depth 292 mm)
    • Weight 11.5 kg
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