Item# ARENA170BK

Arena 170


2-way 7" (178mm) Floorstanding Loudspeaker

$199.95199.95 each $249.95
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With the JBL Arena 170 floorstanding loudspeaker, a true theater experience never felt so affordable – or close to home. The loudspeaker's High Definition Imaging (HDI) waveguide and 1-inch (25mm) soft dome tweeter, along with a 7” (178mm) polycellulose woofer deliver sensational power and precision that is able to produce accurate highs and lows. And no wonder: the Arena 170 is inspired by our own M2 Master Reference Monitor, considered by many to be the finest studio monitor on the market. The Arena 170 won't let you down when it comes to delivering affordable, crisp, dynamic, and accurate sound.

What's in the box?

  • 1 x JBL Arena 170
  • 1 x Owner’s Manual
  • 4 x Carpet Spikes

High Definition Imaging (HDI) waveguide technology takes its cues from the legendary JBL M2 Master Reference Monitor.Computer-optimized driver positioning and network integration result in ideal performance and lifelike soundstage imaging. Proven acoustic superiority through rigorous testing and real-world evaluation.

7-inch (178mm) high-output polycellulose woofer operates in conjunction with a rear-firing tuned bass port, delivering accurate sound worthy of a standing ovation.1-inch (25mm) soft dome tweeter provides clean, powerful highs. Tight, extended bass response optimized for show-stopping listening, whether for movies, TV, music or console gaming.

Contemporary cabinet shape with angled side and top panels provide a sophisticated, modern look.Soft-touch paint around the transducers and on the waveguide.Available in black and white finishes with minimalist grilles and brushed metal trims.

The perfect trifecta of JBL power, precision, and affordable pricing.

Intended for use in conjunction with the entire series of JBL Arena loudspeakers: 2 floorstanding speakers, 2 bookshelf speakers, 1 center channel speaker, and 1 subwoofer model.

Recommended Amplifier Power
Crossover Frequencies
2.1kHz – 18 dB/octave
87 dB
Nominal Impedance
8 Ohms
Frequency Response
44 Hz - 40 kHz
Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power
20 - 200W
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I'm not sure if seeing no reviews of this product is a good or a bad thing. Do these speakers do very well with music and or Hard Rock  with just a 7" and no smaller mid that's good for voice. Do these speakers compare well with the es250p sub. 

Asked by: camiester
These are great sounding speakers. They give the best of both worlds. Many people actually prefer the sound of a bookshelf speaker, but often feel they are missing just a little bit of bass. The ARENA 170 is a bookshelf speaker in a bigger enclosure, allowing for deeper bass response. It sounds great. If you add an ES250P to it, it will be amazing, as the ES250P will cover all of the subsonic frequencies. The two together will be great.
Answered by: Joe At Customer Service
Date published: 2016-03-14
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