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JBL L82 Classic Black Edition Vintage-styled stand-mount speakers

Item # 109L82GB

These limited edition speakers pay homage to the iconic look and sound of JBL's famous 1970s models.

These limited edition speakers pay homage to the iconic look and sound of JBL's famous 1970s models.

Item # 109L82GB

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$3,300.00 pair

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About the JBL L82 Classic Black Edition

Eric A.

A limited edition update to a beloved retro design

JBL revisited the 1970s with the L100 Classic, an updated version of their best-selling speaker of all time. This 2023 limited edition of the smaller L82 Classic has the same retro vibe, but includes a unique black gloss finish, along with with updated crossovers and drivers that improve the speaker's lively, accurate soundstage.  
JBL L80 Classic speakers with grilles removed

The limited edition JBL L82 Classic speakers sound best when placed on JS80 speaker stands (sold separately).

A limited edition update to a beloved retro design

JBL revisited the 1970s with the L100 Classic, an updated version of their best-selling speaker of all time. This 2023 limited edition of the smaller L82 Classic has the same retro vibe, but includes a unique black gloss finish, along with with updated crossovers and drivers that improve the speaker's lively, accurate soundstage.  

You'll need JBL's matching JS80 speaker stands for proper placement and an optimal listening experience. But the resulting sound is so worth it.

What's under the grilles

The L82's grilles give them a cool look, but it's what's underneath that makes them sound so good. A white, 8" pure pulp woofer provides plenty of bass, with the help of a front-firing port. And a front-mounted high-frequency level control lets you fine-tune the performance of the 1" titanium dome tweeter.

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Product highlights:

  • 2-way design
    • 8" pure pulp cone woofer
    • 1" titanium dome tweeter
  • high-frequency level control on front baffle
  • bass-reflex enclosure with front-firing port
  • limited edition special features:
    • black gloss finish with black Quadrex foam grille
    • updated crossovers and drivers
    • special edition gold labels on front and back of cabinet
  • frequency response: 44-40,000 Hz (-6 dB)
  • sensitivity: 88 dB
  • power handling: 25-125 watts RMS
  • impedance: 8 ohms
  • matching JS80 speaker stands required for proper placement and optimal listening experience
Dimensions and warranty:
  • 11-1/16"W x 18-5/8"H x 12-7/16"D
  • weight: 27.9 lbs.
  • warranty: 5 years
  • MFR # JBLL82CLASSICBG

What's in the box:

  • 2 Bookshelf loudspeakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Owner's Manual

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More details on the JBL L82 Classic Black Edition

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Features & specs

Enclosure Ported
Finish MDF/Lacquer
Color Gloss Black
Tweeter Type Hard-Dome
Tweeter Size (inches) 1
Midrange Size (inches) N/A
Woofer Size (inches) 8
Woofer Composition Pulp
Woofer Surround Rubber
Power Range 25-125
Sensitivity 88 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency Response 44-40k Hz
Connector Type Binding post
Bi-amp Inputs No
Height (inches) 18-5/8
Width (inches) 11-1/16
Depth (inches) 12-7/16
Weight (pounds) 27.9
Wall-mountable No
Bracket Included No
Recommended Stand Height (inches) 15.5
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years

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Features

2-Way Driver Design: The JBL L82 Classic loudspeaker utilizes a 2-way driver configuration with a 1" titanium dome tweeter and an 8" pure-pulp cone bass woofer. The L82 Classic Loudspeaker delivers room-filling, full-range sound with exceptional dynamic range and detail, clean and effortless high output, and precise deep bass with low distortion.

High Frequency Level Control: The L82 Classic has a front-panel adjustment that lets you balance the levels of the tweeter (HF) relative to the woofer. You can use these controls to adjust the speaker's sound according to your room's acoustics, or your personal taste. The "0dB" default position is a good place to start. Whatever sounds best to you in your room is the right setting. As with most speakers, after you start playing the L82 Classic it will take the drivers' suspensions several weeks to "break in" and achieve optimum performance. During this period, the balance between the woofer and tweeter may change, so JBL recommends that you adjust the high frequency level control again after the break-in period.

Note: The front-panel control adjustment is located behind the Quadrex foam grille. There is also a protective plastic film on the front control panel label that needs to be removed.

Bass Reflex Enclosure: The JBL L82 Classic loudspeaker employs a bass reflex enclosure with a front-firing port for higher efficiency and bigger bass response. The enclosure is finished in walnut veneer and is available with a black, blue, or orange Quadrex foam grille.

Binding Post Terminals: The L82 Classic loudspeaker features gold-plated, binding-post speaker terminals that will accept a variety of connector types - including bare wire (up to 10AWG) spade-connectors, pin-connectors, and banana connectors (single only).

Mounting & Placement Options: The L82 Classic may be stand mounted with the optional JBL metal stand (JS-80; see Accessories Tab) that angle the speaker upward. If not using the optional stands with built-in angle, then JBL recommends you to position each speaker so that its tweeter is approximately at ear level. The L82 Classic weighs 27.9 lbs. Before placing the speaker on a shelf or platform, be sure that it is sturdy enough to support the speaker's weight.

  • For best results, place the speakers 6' to 8' apart. If you set the speakers farther apart than this, angle them toward the listening position.
  • The speakers will produce the most accurate stereo soundstage when the angle between the listener and the speakers is between 40 and 60 degrees.
  • Generally, bass output will increase as the speaker is moved closer to a wall or corner. For best performance, JBL recommends that you place the speakers at least 20" away from the sidewalls.

Note: This speaker does not offer any bracket, keyhole, or threaded insert for wall-mounting.

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