NAMM 2020 – JBL Announce NEW IRX100BT Series of Affordable Powered PA Speakers

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JBL Professional enter the realm of affordable powered PA speakers with the new IRX Series; two powerful speaker boxes sure to impress.

JBL Pro’s already well established and ever popular EON600 range of powered speakers have dominated the entry-mid level market for years. Now in 2020, the monolithic PA manufacturer has hit the market with two exciting new speaker boxes coming in under the EON600 range, enter the IRX108BT and IRX112BT. And yes, the BT isn’t just a whimsical part of the product code, it is indeed representative of Bluetooth technology.

Clearly aimed at the entry-level market and the novice user, the new IRX Series reflects this both in price and feature set respectively. With bragging rights of features unique to IRX at this point in the market, users can enjoy Bluetooth 5.0 audio streaming, built-in DBX automatic feedback suppression (crank it without fear of dreaded feedback) and Soundcraft designed one-touch ducking, ideal for gym instruction, presentations or for when ducking of music is required when voice is detected.

The slick, robust and lightweight design makes them usable and portable for any user, not to mention for a wide variety of applications. Musicians, portable DJ set-ups, event presenters, fitness instructors and educators will surely all welcome this new addition to the market with open arms. It’s 4 DSP presets will help users get started straight away and the easy operation and rich feature say it all. Not to mention the sound quality one comes to expect from JBL Pro. We’re definitely excited!

Here’s the rundown of specs for both the IRX108BT and IRX112BT.

Specs: IRX108BT IRX112BT
System Type: 8” powered two-way 12” powered two-way
Maximum SPL: 124dB (peak) 127dB (peak)
Frequency Response (± 3 dB): <54Hz – 20kHz 53Hz – 20kHz
Power Rating: 1000 Watts 1000 Watts
Coverage Pattern: 90° (h) x 60° (v) nominal 90° (h) x 60° (v) nominal
Bluetooth: 5.0 Audio streaming 5.0 Audio streaming
DSP: 4 presets, DBX AFS automatic feedback suppression, bass boost 4 presets, DBX AFS automatic feedback suppression, bass boost
I/O: 2x XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs, 1x XLR pass-thru output 2x XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs, 1x XLR pass-thru output
Mounting: 35mm pole mount 35mm pole mount
Handles: 3 3
Net Weight: 7.9 kg 12.25 kg
Dimensions (D x W x H): 258 x 313 x 486 mm 299 x 400 x 618.4 mm

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