Excerpt: JBL is an iconic source of loudspeakers for both home and professional use. The company has been around since the 1940s and its products are well known in recording studios, concert halls and the listening rooms of folks with a lot of money to spend on cool gear. While bookshelf speakers aren’t as likely to be the stuff that legends are made of, the JBL ES 20 is, nonetheless, a terrific speaker that will be a great addition to many home systems.
Pros: The super tweeter makes treble response exceptional. Bass surpasses expectations.
Cons: The speaker tends to reveal shortcomings of other components in an audio system.