Featuring the JBL D2415K dual 1.5-inch compression driver and pairing it with a large-format HDI horn, the new JBL 4349 is the brand’s latest monitor loudspeaker.

“The new JBL 4349 Studio Monitor enables music lovers at home to enjoy the same exceptional dynamics and accuracy that producers and engineers employ in leading studios,” said Jim Garrett, Senior Director, Product Strategy and Planning, HARMAN Luxury Audio. “Now, by virtue of a transformative driver, mathematically brilliant horn and woofer design, and classic good looks — great sound has never been more at home.”

JBL 4349 is a the brand’s latest monitor loudspeaker

Designed and engineered in Northridge, California, JBL’s High-Definition Imaging (HDI) horn geometry is the result of decades of research into horn design.

JBL D2415K Compression Driver

The JBL D2415K compression driver features a pair of lightweight, polymer, annular diaphragms that improve high-frequency extension by reducing diaphragm mass. V-shaped geometry of the annular diaphragm reduces breakup modes, eliminates time smear and reduces distortion.

JBL 4349 rear

12 Inch Woofer

A 300mm (12-inch) woofer on the new JBL 4349 Studio Monitor ensures high output with low distortion. The 75mm (3-inch) long-throw voice coil in conjunction with dual opposing spider dampers helps to maximise output with reduced distortion. A Pure-pulp cone provides a lightweight, rigid diaphragm and helps to eliminate breakup modes.

Attenuator Controls

High-frequency and Ultra High-frequency attenuator controls on the new JBL 4349 Studio Monitor allow sound to be tailored to the specific environment and listener preference. These controls manage a crossover network design that features air-core inductors, cast wire-wound resistors and low-ESR metallized film capacitors in a multi-cap configuration.

Features a JBL D2415K dual 1.5-inch compression driver with a large-format HDI horn

Classic JBL Design

The JBL 4349 Studio Monitor sports a classic JBL monitor design with a blue baffle and is finished in a choice of Walnut or Black Walnut furniture-grade satinwood veneers. A blue (Walnut) or black (Black Walnut) cloth grille completes the appearance. Dual sets of gold-plated binding posts provide a secure connection and offer a choice of single-ended or bi-wire/bi-amplified connections. The enclosure is heavily braced with 25mm (1-inch) thick walls to provide a solid acoustic foundation and incorporates a bass reflex design with dual front-firing, computer-optimized flared ports.

Price & Availability

The JBL 4349 Studio Monitor will be available for purchase in early September with retail pricing of £7,000/$7,500/pair. Additionally, the recommended JS-120 floor stands are currently available at £325/$300/pair.

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