Jamo launches S 801 PM active speakers

Small footprint - big Hi-Fi

by Andy Bassett
With its Scandinavian roots and Klipsch affiliation, Jamo offers contemporary style and high-value audio and launches its latest pair of active bookshelf speakers for its popular Studio 8 series.
Despite their compact stature, the S 801 PM aims to output a full, balanced sound and starts by using the original Jamo S 801 passive speaker design as its base. Housed in each of the MDF cabinets, is a 1-inch soft dome tweeter with WaveGuide technology for a dynamic, powerful sound performance, plus an aluminised polyfibre woofer. The cabinets also feature rear-firing reflex ports to help control the bass elements.
Jamo launches S 801 PM active speakers
Since active speakers have an integrated amplifier, they are a boon to those who don’t necessarily have the space for a separate amp or are perhaps not yet ready to get a bit more ‘nuts and bolts’ with separate components, they are therefore ideal in smaller rooms or as secondary audio systems.

Boasting an array of inputs including Bluetooth for streaming from compatible devices such as smartphones, optical for digital sources, USB to accommodate Laptops/PCs and stereo RCA inputs for more traditional analogue sources, the S 801 PM sees itself as a Hi-Fi system built into a pair of speakers.
Jamo launches S 801 PM active speakers
Coming with a magnetic, woven grille and remote control and available in two matte vinyl finishes (black or white) with wood-grain accents around the tweeter and base, the S 801 PM are available for £289. The black finish is available now with the white version following later in the autumn.


Technical Information:

Frequency Response: 76Hz – 26kHz
Sensitivity: 85dB
Total System Power: 48W Total Power (96W Peak) 24W per-channel continuous @ < 1% THD
Nominal Impedance: 8Ω
High Frequency Driver:
1” Soft Dome Tweeter
Low Frequency Driver: 4” Polyfibre Woofer
Crossover: 1730Hz
Enclosure Material: MDF
Enclosure Type: Bass Reflex via Rear Slot Port
Inputs: Bluetooth, RCA Line Level analogue (pair), USB (Type B), Optical Digital, Outputs: Subwoofer Output
Accessories: Remote Control Power Supply Speaker Wire (4m) USB Type A – Type B Cable AA Batteries
Dimensions: 285 (h) x 156 (w) x 163mm (d)
Weight: Active speaker: 2.95kg, Passive speaker: 2.7kg

Source:
Press release
Image Source: Jamo
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