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Jamo Studio S 809

Dolby Atmos® expandable floor-standing speakers (Black)

Item # 701S809BL

I've been impressed by the sound and value of Jamo's S Series bookshelf and floor-standing speakers.

I've been impressed by the sound and value of Jamo's S Series bookshelf and floor-standing speakers.

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Item # 701S809BL

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$634.00 Sale: -$235.00 off

$399.00 pair

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About the Jamo Studio S 809

Flagship tower performance from Jamo

I've been impressed by the sound and value of Jamo's S Series bookshelf and floor-standing speakers. They offer excellent value without taking up a ton of space in your room. The S 809s are the biggest and most powerful speakers in the lineup, and offer exciting sound for music and movie soundtracks.

Flagship tower performance from Jamo

I've been impressed by the sound and value of Jamo's S Series bookshelf and floor-standing speakers. They offer excellent value without taking up a ton of space in your room. The S 809s are the biggest and most powerful speakers in the lineup, and offer exciting sound for music and movie soundtracks.

Each tower sports a trio of 5" woofers for punchy bass and powerful midrange, and a 1" soft dome tweeter for clear, smooth highs. I especially like how these floor-standers look with their magnetic grilles removed — their tasteful wood accents give them a fresh, modern look. 

Expand your system to Dolby Atmos®

The 809s have integrated metal fasteners on the top of their cabinets, which serve as a connection point for optional Jamo S 8 ATM Dolby Atmos upward-firing speakers. This unique pairing gives you three-dimensional sound without needing to install in-ceiling speakers in your room.

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Product highlights:

  • pair of floor-standing speakers
  • 1" soft dome tweeter with waveguide for focused high frequencies
  • three 5" polyfiber woofers for punchy midrange and bass
  • bass-reflex (ported) enclosure with front-firing port
  • frequency response: 37-26,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • sensitivity: 90 dB
  • impedance: 8 ohms
  • recommended amplifier power: 120 watts
  • metal fasteners on top of each speaker serve as a connection point for optional Jamo S 8 ATM Dolby Atmos® upward-firing speakers
    • this allows for a neat, clean install since no speaker wire needs to be run to the speaker "toppers"
  • binding post speaker terminals for main and Atmos channels
  • removable magnetic grilles
  • outrigger feet for a sturdy foundation
  • 10-1/8"W x 41-1/2"H x 10-9/16"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # 1064325

What's in the box:

  • 2 Floorstanding loudspeakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 8 Mounting feet
  • 16 Screws
  • User Manual
  • Important Safety Instructions
  • Warranty Information

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Features & specs

General
Enclosure Bass Reflex
Finish MDF/Vinyl
Color Black
Tweeter Soft-Dome
Tweeter Size (inches) 1
Midrange Size (inches) N/A
Woofer Size (inches) 5
Woofer Composition Aluminized Polyfiber
Woofer Surround Rubber
Built-in Powered Sub No
Dolby Atmos Drivers Optional
Video-Shielded No
Connector Type Post
Bi-amp Inputs No
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years
Specifications
Power Range 120
Frequency Response 37-26k Hz
Sensitivity 90 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Subwoofer Amp Power ---
Height (inches) 41-1/2
Width (inches) 10-1/8
Depth (inches) 10-9/16
Weight 0 lbs

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Features

Jamo Studio 8 Series: The new Jamo Studio 8 series of loudspeakers has been engineered and designed to complement and seamlessly blend in today's modern environments and fashionable living spaces. Contemporary material and finish choices accentuate the clean, minimalist lines of this European design, while the compact cabinet architecture is an ideal solution for today's urban living environments.

Note: The Jamo Studio 8 series consists of Floorstanding loudspeakers (S805/S807/S809), bookshelf loudspeakers (S801/S803), center channel speakers (S81C/S83C), Dolby Atmos elevation speaker (S8ATM), and powered subwoofer (S808SW/S810SW).

Two-Way Floorstanding Loudspeaker: The S 809 floorstanding speaker features a 1" soft-dome tweeter for smooth, refined high frequencies, and three 5" aluminized polyfiber woofers for balanced, musical low end. The integrated WaveGuide focuses the high frequency sound for dynamic, true-to-life reproduction, while the front-firing slot port allows for better low frequency extension and flexible placement.

Compact Enclosure w/ Wood Accents: The S 809 is specifically designed and engineered to provide exceptional output and balanced, full sound in almost any application despite it's small cabinet size. Wood accents give the speaker cabinet a handcrafted, natural look.

Magnetic Grille: The S 809 comes with fully magnetic grilles (no mounting holes or push pins) for a clean, minimalistic front-baffle design, while the large woven linen grille cloth features a heavy texture which finishes off the loudspeaker's modern look.

Binding Post Terminals: Each floorstanding loudspeaker is equipped with two sets of binding-post speaker terminals - one set for the S 809's tweeter & woofers, and the other set for when using the optional Dolby Atmos Elevation speakers from Jamo (sold separately). The terminals labeled "Main" will connect to your receiver's Front or Rear channel speaker outputs (depending on how you are using the bookshelf speakers). The terminal's labeled "Height" will connect to receiver's Height/Dolby Atmos channel speaker outputs (make sure you have your receiver's amplifier configured for Dolby Atmos). These binding-post terminals will accept bare wire (up to 10AWG), pin-connectors, spade-lugs, and banana plugs (single only).

Applications: The Jamo Studio 8 Series S 809 floorstanding loudspeakers can be used for the front or rear channels in a home theater system, or standing alone in a strictly two-channel stereo system.

  • Placement Options: As front channels in a home theater setup or as a 2ch speaker system, the S 809 should be positioned so the loudspeakers create an equidistant triangle between the speakers and your main listening position. They should be positioned no less than 6' apart. As rear speakers in a home theater setup, the speakers should be positioned directly to the left and right of your main listening position, or just behind the main listening position at a 20° angle.
  • Mounting Options: Each floorstanding speaker comes with four mounting feet which will need to screwed into the bottom of the loudspeaker's enclosure. There are indentions on the bottom of the cabinet to indicate where the feet mount, but there are no pre-drilled holes. Self-tapping screws are included to secure the feet to the speakers. Each mounting foot consists of a metal plate and rubber pad to protect your floors.
Note: Do not use the speakers without the feet installed. The feet add greater stability and aid in higher quality sound reproduction. Spike feet are not included.

Optional Dolby Atmos Elevation Speakers: Elegant metal fasteners atop the cabinet provide a chic, modern industrial look, but also serve as a connection point for Jamo's S 8 ATM Dolby Atmos elevation speakers (sold separately). This patent-pending design allows for all of the wire connections on the back of the loudspeaker, avoiding unsightly and messy speaker wire going all the way up to the Atmos module - for cinematic, completely immersive Dolby Atmos sound while preserving the beautiful aesthetic of the Jamo Studio 8 Series.

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5 questions already asked

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Can you bi-amp/bi/wire these?
[ erhanBLC  Jun 24, 2020 ]
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These speakers cannot be bi-amped or bi-wired
[ Paul  Jul 12, 2020 ]  Staff
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How to connect the Dolby Atmos (Height) wires to a Receiver that doesn't have Height connections (e.g. Denon A/R)?
[ Olivier  Apr 06, 2018 ]
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These S 809 speakers can still work with that type of receiver. There just wouldn't be any reason to get the Jamo S 8 ATM add-on Atmos speakers. Those add-on speakers will only work properly with a receiver that supports Dolby Atmos and has the height channels My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=101
[ Paul  Apr 16, 2018 ]  Staff
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Can it be used without the legs?
[ erhanBLC  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Yes, I have mine on floor without installing the metal legs....
[ Bruce  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Yes. The legs are not attached when delivered and the holes are not pre-drilled. We didn't want to put holes in the speakers ourselves so we are using them without the legs.
[ MELISSA  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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I believe you could remove the metal feet, I'm pretty sure the speakers would be less stable. The speakers are thin and tall and work fine with the metal feet
[ michael  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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I think yes - but only on a hard floor. I have mine on carpet for example and no way they stay without those legs
[ Marina  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Yes they can be use, however when it comes moping the floor they can be damaged
[ Jorge Ochoa  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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I have wooden floors so there was no alternative. But I do believe that since the speakers are tall and thin, the legs provide better support.
[ Mel  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Yes, absolutely!
[ BRANDON  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Yes, I didn't instal the legs on mine and they are perfectly stable.
[ Daniel  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Absolutely if you have hard floors. You might need spikes for thicker carpets.
[ BHARAT  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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I believe it can, the bottom is flat. But definitely more stable with the legs, prevent kids from tipping it over.
[ Shao-Yu  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Is the cover more of a gray color or is it beige ?
[ Rickey  Aug 08, 2018 ]
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Grey
[ Jorge Ochoa  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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They are blue-gray on the White speakers
[ BHARAT  Jun 25, 2020 ]
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Speaker covers mine are black
[ Cesar  Aug 08, 2018 ]
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Is the walnut a real wood veneer or some kind of fake wrap?
[ James  Jul 28, 2019 ]
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I do not think these are vinyl wrapped. They are very hard surfaced, more like a formica type material. Very good build quality.
[ David  Feb 28, 2020 ]
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You will not get real Walnut cabinets for that price. They do sound good for the money you would spend.
[ Ricky  Jul 28, 2019 ]
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Its "fake wrap". I have the darker color so its pretty much black, and you don't realize the fake wrapness of it so much. Hope that helps!
[ Shao-Yu  Jul 28, 2019 ]
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