Powered PA Speaker: The EON612 is a two-way, powered,
portable speaker. The EON612 is comprised of a 12" woofer and
a 1" high-frequency compression driver coupled to a 100° (h) by
60° (v) waveguide. Both speaker components are driven by the discrete channels
of a 500 watt Class-D integrated power amplifier (350W for woofer + 150W for
tweeter). This combination of drivers and amplification delivers exceptional
headroom with power to spare.
Rugged Bass-Reflex Enclosure w/ Carry Handles: The JBL
EON612 features a highly designed composite enclosure for durability,
lightweight, and acoustic performance. A bass reflex port provides greater
efficiency and bigger bass output. A full screen-backed steel grille offers
additional protection for both the woofer and compression driver components.
Built-in ergonomic handles provide the carrying flexibility required of a highly
portable speaker system, whether sliding it onto the back seat of a car or
lifting it up to place on a stand.
Inputs/Outputs: The JBL EON612 is fitted with two combo-jack
inputs that accept XLR and TRS plugs. The speaker also features an XLR output to
daisy-chain other powered speakers.
- Two Combo Inputs: The rear panel provides combination
inputs (XLR or 1/4") for each of the speaker's two channels (1-2). The
combo inputs accept a standard XLR 3-pin and TRS 1/4" plug. The sensitivity
of this input can be switched to Mic or Line. A broad range of signals
(-44dBu to +20dBu nominal) from microphones, audio mixing consoles, and
electronic music instrument may be connected.
- XLR Output: A balanced XLR loop through output
connector enables the simple "daisy-chaining" of additional EON powered
speaker if more coverage and level is required.
Bluetooth Control App: JBL engineers developed an Apple iOS and
Android supported Bluetooth v4.0 compliant app (coming soon) for controlling the
EON612 speaker's master volume, adjusting user definable parametric EQ, plus
saving and recalling user presets. This Bluetooth app for your Apple iOS and
Android device is for control only and does not support wireless music
EQ Settings: Pre-engineered selectable system EQ presets are
provided to assist in optimizing the system to your application and acoustic
environment. 4 EQ presets are provided.
- Main: This is the default setting for the EON612 loudspeakers.
Use this setting when your EON612 loudspeaker is being used either on a
tripod or pole and facing towards your audience.
- Monitor: Use this setting when your EON612 loudspeaker is being
used as a stage monitor facing towards you.
- Sub: Use this setting when your EON612 loudspeaker is being used
in conjunction with a separate subwoofer. This preset enables a High Pass
Filter (HPF) set at 100Hz.
- Speech: Use this setting when your EON612 loudspeaker is being
used for Speech only or Spoken Word only applications and is facing towards
LED Indicators: The EON612 features three LEDs to indicate
the speaker's status.
- Signal: The two Signal LEDs (Green) illuminate to
indicate a usable audio signal is present at the speaker's connected input
- Limit: The Limit LED (Red) illuminates to indicate that
the system is approaching clipping. The threshold for this is actually about
2dB below clipping. An occasional flickering of this on the loudest peaks is
acceptable. If this LED is on for more that the duration of brief dynamic
peaks, the speaker is being over-driven.
Applications: The JBL EON612 PA speaker is great for live
sound reinforcement, speech and vocals, music playback in entertainment, A/V,
and institutional venues; especially when ease of use and portability are
important factors. Plus the EON612 can be used for amplification, mixing, and
monitoring of musical instruments.
Mounting Options: The universal mounting capabilities make
the EON612 perfect for live performers, fixed installations, or commercial A/V
rental companies. Whether you use the speaker on a tripod stand (36mm socket),
mounted on a subwoofer with a pole, in the floor monitor position, or in a fixed
position suspended by the M10 points, you can count on superior and reliable
performance. The EON600 series speakers are also stackable.
Placement Recommendations: The following guidelines will
help you achieve optimum sound wherever you use your EON loudspeakers.
- Raise Speakers: For best results try to get the high
frequency horn at least 2-4' above the heads of the audience. If the
speakers are too low, the people in the back of the audience will not
receive the best quality sound.
- Place Speakers Between the Mics & Audience: Feedback
occurs when the microphones pick up sound from the speakers and "feed" the
sound back through
the sound system. If space is limited, point the speakers away from the
microphones to reduce feedback.
- Locate Speakers Away From Turntables: Low-frequency
feedback occurs when the output of the speaker is picked up by the tone arm
of the turntable
and is re-amplified. A heavy, solid turntable base and shock mounting can
also reduce this type of feedback in DJ applications.
- Use More Speakers in Large or Highly Reverberant Spaces:
Spreading speakers throughout these spaces will produce much better
sound than trying to compensate with loudness level or equalization. For
very long distances, the use of another set of speakers with time delay is
- Stand Speakers Upright for PA/Tilt the Speakers Stage
Monitoring: Upright stance provides even coverage over a wide area.
EON speakers are also designed with two slanted positions for stage
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