Summary: >> Even tho they include a 6.5inch sub that can be connected separately (bi-wired), the lowest frequency is only 45hz, which force me to set my avr crossover at 60hz and I lose all the lower (20to59) frequencies. The 190 goes down to 40hz tho. Anyhow, we should all buy a separate sub so..
Summary: I can't believe I got these for $80 a piece. They would be a good deal at twice the price. Now I have to upgrade my cheap-@ssed Pioneer receiver so I can put these puppies through their paces.
Pros: Well constructed cabinets and drivers. Very good low end and balanced by a bright high end that's not shrill.
Cons: The speaker covers are kind of ugly, with the cheap plastic look.
Summary: At the current sale price of $220 shipped for a pair it's hard to knock them. They have good bass imo unless you prefer seriously boomy bass like a 8-10" woofer would provide. I'm actually glad I bought the 180's as I would have purchased the 190's were they available.
Pros: Price Solid Bass Good midrange Good high end Not harsh or bright Heard some things in songs not heard before which is nice
Cons: Bass while solid can be slightly muddy with certain songs Speakers sound a bit restrained as though they would like to open up but can't. Crossover frequencies quoted here on Newegg and on JBL spec sheet does not match what actual owners manuals shows. The price is $20 less now than I paid two we...