JBL Control One monitors @ Richer sounds

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DV Ed
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Walked passed Richer sounds today and a pair of JBL Control Ones Caught my eye - they are on offer for £39.99. I checked them out and they seem as good build quality as the origional Control Ones that I know and love so I brought a pair, and they sound as good as well. They RRP in around £100 and have shielded magnets so are fine next to monitors. At this price they are an utter bargin, so I may go back to make a 5.1 set of them!!!

Get them whilst you can I asked and apparently they have 170 odd pairs in the UK.

Ed

PaulD
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Hi
Yes, I'm just setting up a second edit suite and as they are a nice silver they will look a lot better beside my edit Mac than the beige speakers I've been using up to now - nice tip off, thanks :)

tom hardwick
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I've always loved JBLs, ever since hearing some coffin sized ones playing the Tempations back in the 70s.

mooblie
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Just a point occured to me: I assume with LCD screens, the need for magnetic shielding is no longer there? It's for CRTs only???

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Yes. Magnetism does not affect either plasma or lcd displays. But, low-field speakers are always a good idea when you've got magnetic tape around :D

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DV Ed
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Very good point to remember there Alan, when I was a kid about 6 months ago (just kidding) I put a music cassette tape (what?! lol) by a speaker and it was never right again..

Ed

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I just bought the JBL Control One monitors I like the crisp open sound. Couple them with a 35 year old JVC amp ( It comes out now and then ) better than the borrowed ( from my son who on seeing the JBL speakers quickly whipped his away ! ) pc speakers any day.
A good buy I think.
Now about that 42 inch plasma in their window 999.99 (ummm a penny change ) I'll see if I can get the wife interested ( not )

Les

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mooblie
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They sold out in Reading a week ago. :(

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DV Ed
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Glad this has helped some :)