JBL Control X
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Powerful, all-weather indoor/outdoor stereo speakers

Ideal for home or businessRugged, weatherized housing protects against the elementsModern, compact design blends into any environment Built-in rear 3/8"-16 threaded insert and security tie-down provide safe installation (mounting hardware included)


Engineered to deliver accurate sound

5.25" (130mm) polypropylene graphite-filled cone woofer for deep, powerful bassHigh Definition Imaging (HDI) waveguide provides astounding imaging, natural balance, and remarkable detail from any location1" (25mm) CMMD® Lite tweeter emits crisp, detailed sound


Clean, contemporary design

All-new design echoes the best-selling Control form factor with an updated spinSleek, angled profile for a sophisticated, modern lookFront and rear protective rubber trim


Built for seamless integration with your system

Gold binding post terminals for a secure, high-quality connection to a receiver or multi-zone amplifierIncludes wall mount brackets that can be rotated, tilted and angled towards the listenerAvailable in black or white finishes

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Tough enough for the outdoors. Stylish enough for your living room

For many years, the iconic JBL Control speaker has perfected the combination of compact form and high-performance function. The new Control X packages that same focus on design and sound quality in a rugged, all-weather stereo speaker perfect for indoor or outdoor use. Our High Definition Imaging (HDI) waveguide technology provides astounding imaging, natural balance, and remarkable detail from any location. A 5.25” (130mm) woofer and 1” (25mm) CMMD® Lite tweeter deliver powerful lows and crisp, clean highs from any position whether it’s inside or outside.

General Specifications

Black / White
Enclosure Type
Ported System
Recommended Amp Power
20-100 Watts
Gold-plated 5-way binding posts
9-1/4" x 6-1/2" x 6-1/4" (235mm x 165mm x 158.8mm)

Audio Specifications

Power Handling (Peak)
200/50 Watts
Crossover Frequencies
2300Hz - 12dB/octave
Frequency Response
90Hz - 20kHz (anechoic)
87 dB
Nominal Impedance
8 Ohm


Weight (kg)
2.63 kg
Weight (lb)
5.8 lbs

What's in The Box?

  • 2 x JBL Control X Speakers
  • 1 x Owner’s Manual
  • 2 x Adjustable wall mount brackets
What's in The Box?

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Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this a few weeks ago ...that was awesome for sound quality of products
Date published: 2021-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds great! These speakers sound great and complement my other older JBL speakers nicely.
Date published: 2021-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sound great! Great replacements for a dated set of JBL's that came with the house.
Date published: 2021-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Great Buy. Great small speakers. Perfect for most applications, in or outdoors!
Date published: 2021-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Love them wish I would have ordered more. Sad they are sold out.
Date published: 2021-04-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value for the price! I bought one month ago to use with my new receiver.
Date published: 2021-04-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent speakers, cramped back panel First, the speakers sound good outdoors on my patio, far better than what I had been using. I bought these for under-the-eaves installation. I bring my patio speakers indoors in the fall, so wanted to be able to easily connect/disconnect them. To that end, I used banana plug connectors (as opposed to clamping bared wire ends under terminal screws). Depending on the length of male banana plug connectors used, there may not be enough room to insert them in the speaker due to interference from the mounting bracket. I did get some fairly short ones to fit, but it was tight, something to bear in mind. The other factor in disconnecting the speakers is the mounting bracket. It's a ball and socket affair that allows the speaker to pivot in all directions. Both the ball and socket are made of hard plastic. To remove the speaker, you can remove the clamping/locking ring from the "socket", which is attached to the wall, and pop out the ball, which is attached to the speaker. It takes a bit of force to pop the ball in and out of the socket. If the plastic socket hardens and becomes brittle over time, as plastic is wont to do, it would not be a surprise if the socket broke. Alternately, it would be possible to unscrew the ball from the back of the speaker, but there's very little room to work and little visibility. When mounting, you'd be trying to screw a bolt into the back of the speaker by feel. Doable, but certainly not as easy as popping the ball out of the socket. See image attached to this review.
Date published: 2021-04-18
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Product Q&A

Would I be able to hook two speakers to each each channel on a crown 1502 and get adaquate power? Thanks!

Asked by: Gfox

Help! the secondary speaker powers up with all the white power led's showing charged and then a red led flashes and the speaker turns off.


are the brackets weather proof or are they standard brackets

Asked by: arch
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