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JBL Owner's Thread
« on: July 20, 2010, 23:22 »
Hi I am a newbie here.
Tried to locate a JBL's Owner's Thread. But no success. So thought of creating one.
I do own a JBL Pro 4345 Studio Monitor. Have it for about 18 yrs.

My Humble Setup...

Source :MARANTZ CD10 (Modified) (Nordost Brahma P/C and Nordost SPM Reference I/C)
Pre :Densen DM-20 (Nordost Vishnu P/C and Nordost Red Dawn I/C)
Power : Chord SPM 1200c (Nordost Brahma P/C)
Speaker : JBL Pro 4345 (Nordost Frey Bi-Wired S/C)
Power Distributor: LightSpeed (Nordost El Dorado P/C)
Mains : Oyaide R1



Just some feedback from guys who came to listen the 4345s :

" The pair of JBLs  are very clear and crisp. Fantastic soundstage, great depth and very tonally neutral. Its is like you can see through the Music !!! "..



As for myself :
Properly matched, the 4345s will really give you a really very mesmerizing effect. It does have sharply focused imaging of individual instruments and voices, and it is extremely dynamic and have a very realistic sound.


Just to share some pics...













Some new cables for my system....









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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2010, 23:38 »
Hi James,

Welcome to Xtremeplace.  Our block has got many audiophiles.  Datubie is on the same floor as me and he was over at my place this evening listening to my setup.  How does the Frey cable sound in your system?   Must go up to your unit and listen to your system with all the new Nordost cables
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2010, 23:43 »
Have a couple of ol' JBL's myself

L100T3 and 120Ti both 3-way floor standers with 12" woofers.

Looking to redo the caps in the crossovers, probably do the L100T3's first, both sound great for their age :)
I have a pile of stuff that pushes out squiggly waveforms from smaller squiggly waveforms that sometimes come from 1's and 0's.
It's wonderful to behold as long as you don't let the magic smoke out.

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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2010, 00:17 »
Hi James,

Welcome to Xtremeplace.  Our block has got many audiophiles.  Datubie is on the same floor as me and he was over at my place this evening listening to my setup.  How does the Frey cable sound in your system?   Must go up to your unit and listen to your system with all the new Nordost cables
Hi bro. Thanks . The Frey cables sounded much more well balanced and dynamic compared to my Heimdall. Tonal wise sounded so sweet and crisp. Much more detailed and sound stage is much better.
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2010, 13:58 »
Saw your 4345 mid horn without the acoustic lens.  Is it for photo taking purpose!
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2010, 17:32 »
Saw your 4345 mid horn without the acoustic lens.  Is it for photo taking purpose!
ht.chua
Yup. Cheers....

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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2010, 21:17 »
Have a couple of ol' JBL's myself

L100T3 and 120Ti both 3-way floor standers with 12" woofers.

Looking to redo the caps in the crossovers, probably do the L100T3's first, both sound great for their age :)
Anybody else to share with yr JBLs ?
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2010, 00:18 »
Anybody else to share with yr JBLs ?
Anyone ?
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2013, 17:08 »
http://jbl43.com/?mode=f3

Lau Nua :P



<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/QoiEDpAhFDU&fs=1" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/QoiEDpAhFDU&fs=1</a>
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2013, 17:49 »
think i've visited this place in telok blangah. It was a good learning experience that day.

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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2013, 10:01 »
Impressive set of speakers. Anyone has any idea who are the dealers for this and what is the market price for a pair of these venerable speakers (4350). Thanks
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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2013, 11:03 »
Impressive set of speakers. Anyone has any idea who are the dealers for this and what is the market price for a pair of these venerable speakers (4350). Thanks

http://jbl43.com/?mode=cate&cbid=91717&csid=0&page=1

29,132.10 SGD

http://jbl43.com/?pid=32540940

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/q6Rw-XOCd1k&fs=1" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/q6Rw-XOCd1k&fs=1</a>

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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2013, 22:01 »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/WXiwxir9xRk&fs=1" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/WXiwxir9xRk&fs=1</a>
Just some old promo video that is nostalgic to watch 8)


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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2013, 22:25 »
Market dealers are IMS Marketing. Excellent customer service, speaking from experience (=

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Re: JBL Owner's Thread
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2013, 01:09 »
Cool vintage video. I treasure my L40t3.

Some more vintage catalogs
http://www.lansingheritage.org/html/jbl/jbl.htm