25 – 150 watts suggested amplifier power range
JBL engineers have designed the Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker to deliver robust sound from a compatible AVR (audio/video receiver) or 25- to 150-watt power amplifier, whether you are using it as a stand-alone unit or as the centerpiece of a surround-sound system.
Dual 4" (100mm) PolyPlas woofer cones
Powerful bass affects more than just your ears. It resonates through your entire body, creating a soundscape that you can feel as well as hear. The JBL Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker delivers accurate low-frequency sounds from a pair of 4-inch (100-millimetre) ribbed PolyPlas woofers. The ribs improve strength while reducing distortion. The result is rich, articulate bass.
Symmetrical Field Geometry (SFG) magnet assembly
Thanks to a heavy-duty Symmetrical Field Geometry (SFG) magnet assembly, the Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker’s dual low-frequency woofers deliver highly focused bass. The result is pristine, articulate sound.
1" (25mm) high-frequency compression driver
The JBL Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker’s high-frequency compression driver lowers distortion and provides a wider dynamic range than is possible from conventional high-frequency and midrange drivers. The tweeter includes a one-piece Teonex® diaphragm/surround assembly fitted with a 1-inch (25-millimetre) voice coil that can deliver enhanced vocal articulation.
Glass-filled ABS Bi-Radial high-frequency horn
Horn-shaped loudspeaker designs optimize high-frequency output by directing the sound to the listener with pinpoint accuracy, thereby eliminating reverberations, reflections off walls, and other artefacts. The Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker features a glass-filled ABS Bi-Radial high-frequency horn that delivers professional-level sound to your home.
Low-loss, two-way crossover network
The Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker’s low-loss, two-way crossover network ensures a clean transition for sound coming from individual low-frequency and high-frequency drivers, thereby reducing distortion while improving clarity.
The Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker will work with multiple power amplifiers or connection setups – or both – for single-wire or bi-wire operation. The result is enhanced versatility in the ways you can use the Studio 520C speaker.
Sturdy 3/4" (19mm) MDF enclosure
The Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker’s cabinet is built with the same attention to perfection as every other component. Rigid, heavily braced MDF (medium-density fibreboard) materials prevent unwanted resonances, while non-parallel surfaces eliminate sonic interference.
The same attention to detail that went into the 520C centre-channel loudspeaker’s technical design was paid to creating a powerful, sophisticated look that will fit within even the most discerning householder’s décor. The 520C is available in a black or cherry finish.
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Dimensionally accurate centre-channel sound.
A truly enveloping theatre-quality surround-sound experience begins with the centre channel. The Studio 520C centre-channel loudspeaker raises your home system to the next level with the kind of advanced technology that JBL® engineers developed for professional audio systems. The Studio 520C features a pair of 4-inch (100-millimetre) low-frequency woofers and a high-frequency compression driver surrounded by a glass-filled Bi-Radial® horn, a combination that delivers crisp, focused, dimensionally accurate sound. Using specially developed materials – including a ribbed PolyPlas™ cone and a Symmetrical Field Geometry™ (SFG) magnet assembly for the woofers – the Studio 520C delivers powerful and focused bass sound. A compression tweeter housed within the same type of Bi-Radial horn that JBL engineers developed for concert sound systems delivers high frequencies that are equally distinct and precisely aimed.
- Two-way dual-woofer, center-channel
- Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power
- Frequency Response
- Crossover Frequencies
- Nominal Impedance
- 6 ohms
- (2.83V/1m) 88dB
- Height (mm)
- Depth (in)
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- Weight (kg)
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Control and Connection Specifications
- Connector Type
- Dual gold-plated binding posts (bi-wire capable)
What's in The Box?
- 1 Studio 520C floorstanding loudspeaker
- 2 horn covers
- 1 grille-removal tool
- 1 card with adhesive rubber feet
- Owner’s manual
Documents & Downloads
Hi, will a Yamaha TSR-7850 drive this speaker at it’s full potential in movie mode? Or will there be power lacking?
Hi- Is Studio 520C compatible with Yamaha RX-V483BL 5.1-Channel 4K Ultra HD MusicCast AV Receiver?
Is jbl 520c is magnetically shielded
Would you recommend this center with my set up? If not which one would you recomend? Current 5.1 Set-up (all speakers JBL), Denon X4400 ES-80 mains S-center Arena 8IC rears (installing this week to replace ceiling mounted N-24's) PB-12 sub
Hi, I have a tv that is on a mantle mount so the tv can be brought down to eye level. I wanted to have this installed above my tv but it doesn't seem to have mounting holes. Is there a system yall have available that can help me with this?
Excuse my lack of knowledge but would I be Able to use this speaker with my new Samsung QLED TV, it only has HDMI inputs on the rear of the TV, How would I go about Connecting if it is possible.
Can I replace the center speaker of a 5.1 Acoustimass Bose system with one Studio 520c for the center?
Can the 520c be used for left and right channel duty also?
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