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JBL 4429 Classic 3-Way 12" Bookshelf Loudspeakers (Pair)

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JBL 4429 Classic 3-Way 12" Bookshelf Loudspeakers (Pair)

The JBL 4425 studio monitor, introduced in 1985, was the company s first compression-driver system with a Bi-Radial horn and large-format woofer, designed to give true studio performance in transportable size without the need for subwoofer augmentation. The new JBL 4429 incorporates a number of important improvements over the 4425 and its successors. A UHF transducer, an improved HF compression driver and horn design, a new crossover network and improved internal bracing combine to give the 4429 an advantage in the naturalness, clarity and detail of its sound relative to previous models. Effortlessly delivering the full bandwidth and dynamics of the newest digital media without suppression at any listening level the 4429 reveals subtleties you may never before have experienced in recorded music. Every detail of the design and construction of this system has been directed toward a single goal: uncompromised sonic performance. Featuring a massive, 300mm woofer, and large HF and UHF compression drivers with a one-piece SonoGlass horn, the 4429 delivers quick, tight bass, a natural, well-focused midrange and clear, distinct highs to create listening experiences with all the richness and detail of the original performances.

Low-frequency transducer 300mm pure-pulp cone woofer 1200FE-8

High-frequency transducer 50mm titanium diaphragm 175Nd-3

Ultrahigh-frequency transducer 19mm titanium diaphragm 138Nd

Recommended amplifier power 200 watts RMS

Frequency response 40Hz 45kHz ( 6dB)

Nominal impedance 6 ohms

Sensitivity 91dB (2.83V/1m)

Crossover frequencies 800Hz, 7kHz

Controls Attenuators for MF and HF drivers

Enclosure type 25mm (1")-thick MDF (medium-density fibreboard) stock, ported

Connector type Dual gold-plated five-way binding posts

Finish Topcoated walnut veneer

Grille colour Monitor Blue

Dimensions (H x W x D) 635mm x 400mm x 300mm (25" x 15-3/4" x 12") Weight 32.3kg (71 lb)