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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Extends AE Series Loudspeakers with Eight New Models

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands — At ISE 2015, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is expanding on its already wide range of AE Series high-quality, high-fidelity installation loudspeaker systems with eight new low-cost models.

The new AE Series models include six 2-way, full-range systems and two subwoofer models. The AC895, 8″ 2-way and AC195, 10″ 2-way loudspeakers utilize a 90° x 50° rotatable waveguide. There are two new 12″ 2-way full-range systems, the AC266 and AC299, while two new 15″ 2-way full-range systems, the AC566 and AC599, utilize two new waveguides with coverage patterns consisting of 60° x 60° and 90° x 90°. These full-range systems include 14 M10 suspension points and four additional M10 mounting points for use when a wall mount bracket is required. 

Accompanying the six full-range systems are two new subwoofers: the AC115S high-output single 15″ subwoofer, and the AC118S high-output single 18″ subwoofer. The subwoofer models include 12 M10 suspension points. All models are available in both black and white textured coatings and are intended for indoor use. The line will include U-brackets and a wall mount bracket accessory for all full-range models.

The eight new AE Series loudspeakers are designed for use in a variety of applications. All models are equipped with multiple installation-friendly features and utilize a rugged grille design and system appearance suitable for nearly all indoor environments.

“These new low-cost AE Series loudspeakers are ideal for a range of environments including bars, restaurants, clubs, lounges, worship facilities, gymnasiums, retail spaces and education facilities,” said Jon Sager, Senior Manager, Market Development, Installed Sound, JBL Professional. “Their compact size provides opportunities for system designers to satisfy most architectural requirements. And, as with all JBL loudspeakers, the new AE Series models will always be ready to deliver high-quality, high-fidelity sound every time they need to.”

HARMAN ( designs, manufactures and markets premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® , Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, the Company is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 17,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $5.9 billion during the last 12 months ended December 31, 2014.