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Elac BS 142 vs JBL Studio 580

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Brand and Model Specifications

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Manufacturer Elac JBL
Model BS 142 Studio 580
Release Date 2014 2011
HifiSpecs Rating -
Amazon Rating -

Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification Type Passive Passive
Crossover Type 2-Way 2-Way
Enclosure type Bass Reflex Bass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz] 48 - 50000 -
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz] - 40 - 40000
Maximum SPL [dB] - -
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB] 88 90
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 4 6
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) - -
Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 20-120 200
Crossover Frequency [Hz] 2600 1500
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] - -
Driver Units

Tweeter: 1 × JET III
Mid/Bass Drivers: 1 × 135 mm AS cone

Tweeter: 25mm (1″) compression driver with neodymium magnet and
one-piece Teonex® diaphragm on a glass-filled ABS
Mid/Bass Drivers: Two 165mm (6-1/2″) PolyPlas™ cones with SFG magnet structures,
cast frames and rubber surrounds, magnetically shielded

Connectivity Wired Wired
Inputs Single Wire Single Wire
Outputs - -
Magnetic Shielding No No

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form Factor Shelf, Stand Floor
Distance from Wall [cm] 15 15

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length ~6.2 in
~157.48 mm
~15.75 cm
~8.84 in
~224.54 mm
~22.45 cm
Width ~10.2 in
~259.08 mm
~25.91 cm
~13.70 in
~347.98 mm
~34.8 cm
Height ~10.3 in
~261.62 mm
~26.16 cm
~42.08 in
~1068.83 mm
~106.88 cm
Weight (Single Speaker) ~9.9 lb
~4490.56 g
~4.49 kg
~48.94 lb
~22198.81 g
~22.2 kg
Shipping Weight ~9.9 lb
~4490.56 g
~4.49 kg
~53 lb
~24040.4 g
~24.04 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black Ash
  • Black
  • Cherry

  • 1 Studio 580 floorstanding loudspeaker
  • 1 horn cover
  • 1 port tube insert
  • 4 metal spikes
  • Owner’s manual
Detachable Grilles No No

Price and Warranty

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Warranty 3 Years 5 Years
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