The Harman Luxurious Audio Group has added a brand new member of the family to JBL’s Basic Collection, within the type of a retro-stylish all-in-one music system referred to as the L42ms that delivers 200 watts and has an adjustable bass response.
Trendy built-in music techniques primarily cram all the pieces it’s worthwhile to hearken to music right into a single unit. Within the case of the L42ms, that begins with a 200W Class D amplifier driving two 75-watt 4-inch woofers and two 25-watt 0.25-inch aluminum dome tweeters plus wide-dispersion waveguides, all behind a curved Quadrex foam grid.
Harman places the sound by an “superior DSP engine” and 24-bit/96-kHz digital-to-analog conversion for the promise of premium listening. The system additionally comes with selectable bass contours on the rear panel, permitting customers to tailor the bass response to the room, whereas a SoundField Enlargement management is claimed to widen the soundstage.
To get the occasion began, customers can stream immediately by way of Bluetooth from a supply gadget resembling a smartphone, or by way of Wi-Fi with assist for Spotify Join and Tidal Join, in addition to Airplay2 and Chromecast. The setup can also be suitable with the Roon music administration platform and there may be Ethernet LAN for a wired community connection.
Audio from an exterior gadget may be enter by way of RCA inputs or 3.5mm aux line-in, and there is HDMI with audio return, so the engaging all-in-one can double as a soundbar for a suitable TV. If there may be not sufficient bass, a subwoofer can be linked.
Apparently, the gadget will even work properly with Samsung’s Good Issues house automation ecosystem. There’s a contact panel on the high for on-device controls, and the gadget comes with a Bluetooth distant management.
The L42ms built-in music system is anticipated to go on sale within the first quarter of this 12 months for $1,099, and is obtainable in furniture-grade black or pure walnut veneer.
Product web page: JBL L42ms