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on December 31, 2013
I am a diehard JBL speaker fan. I currently have the JBL Northridge series on my system. These speakers have been working flawlessly for the past 7 years so naturally I wanted to add matching speakers. Unfortunately, the Northridge Series are no longer available.

I needed a pair of speakers to fill dead space on the other side of a large living room in my new home however I did not want another pair or towers. I researched the L810 and felt that they would be great for my purpose (cover the dead space).

Upon arrival, my first thought was "how big" the box was that packaged the pair of L810's. After opening the box my first impression was that "these are huge wall mountable speakers" and quite heavy. My idea was to mount them on the wall but I was now having second thoughts given how large and heavy they were.

I mounted the pair on the wall (using anchors) and wired them up to my amplifier receiver. As stated in other reviews, these are very, very attractive speakers. I could not stop admiring them once they were both mounted on both sides of the wall in the living room. I tuned them up, dialed in the volume to match my towers and cranked up the music. I was absolutely blown away at how crisp and clear they sounded at high volume and how well the sound dispersed to cover the dead space. There was no distortion whatsoever (I tested with different musical genre's but primarily reggae for the hard thumping bass.) I turned down the volume and focused in on vocals and highs. I remained impressed with how clean and crisp the sounds came through.

I bought a second pair and hooked those up in another room on the same amp (Zone 2). I was again thoroughly impressed with the quality of sound emanating from these speakers but noticed that bass was significantly diminished when used by themselves. In short, these speakers were not designed to reproduce low bass frequencies so I would recommend complimenting them with a subwoofer.

The L810's are very sturdy indeed and solidly built (hence the weight) the build quality is most impressive even though it clearly states on the packaging that the speakers were made/assembled in Mexico (stereotyped for producing less than stellar quality products.)

The bad: The connectors in the back protrude beyond the back of the speaker itself. This makes it impossible for the speaker(s) to sit flush against the wall if mounted, or the use of banana clips if desired. When the speakers where taken down during installation, the connectors had done a good job of scratching up the wall underneath. This was reason enough for me to deduct a point.

All in all I am most impressed with this purchase and given my experience with JBL products over the years, I am confident that these speakers will weather the test of time and stand up to the abuse I put them through quite well.

I highly recommended this product without hesitation or reservation but caution that if you are looking for speakers that are able to reproduce low bass frequencies, either look elsewhere or be prepared to purchase a subwoofer as well.
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on July 7, 2012
These speakers are not tiny satellite modules which are meant to disappear in the room. Well, I think that's great; because not only do they sound amazing, but they look amazing too! I use these speakers as a B set in my living room away from my main home theater setup. I have two small children and I like to continue listening to audio while they are napping... so I have absolutely no need for the overwhelming boom and thump of a sub. Despite this, the bass these speakers deliver as a result of the dual ports is superior considering the size, and the high notes are clear and crisp, never sounding like they are coming from the inside of a tin can. I have diverse taste in music and have found that everything from old school hip-hop to classical piano and NPR sound perfectly excellent. They mounted easily to the wall and I am completely pleased. I would consider these for front and/or surround speakers in a home theater setup as well. If you want extra boom pair them with a sub for the complete package.
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on March 23, 2017
These speakers when coupled with a subwoofer sound fantastic! Crystal clear performance. I wanted to put a system togeather small enough to move indoors to outdoors for enjoyment at the pool. I use a Sony receiver, 8" down firing sub and these JBL's. Link it to my phone with a Blue Tooth receiver. The music fills the entire area wounderfully (along with the neighbors).
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on September 22, 2016
Bought these in 2009 for less than two hundred for the pair from Amazon. Never satisfied me with the sound even with a tube amp Jolida JD102 or Yamaha receiver Yamaha RX-V3800BL.
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on May 11, 2017
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on August 18, 2014
The speakers can in a very timely manner. They work very well. I am very pleased with the performance quality. Great product and transaction!
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on October 17, 2014
THEY WORKED AWESOME!. I have 2 other larger speakers that are older but way to heavy to carry. the new ones I can handle and I also received hardware to mount on the wall but decided to wait. GREAT
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on February 12, 2017
excellent sound..
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on November 28, 2011
I bought these speakers to be the satellite surround speakers to go along with the JBL L890 front speakers. After a few user errors and getting to know my receiver a bit better these two speakers alone can speak for themselves. Deep accurate bass and crystal clear mids and highs for anything can put to them. Theater sound effects and every music imaginable (besides country) sound amazing. I get punchy bass at extremely low power output. At 130 watts at .05 THD these babies lack the bass bump but I expected that with a small woofer. However the low notes were present and deep. The clarity was clean Clear and concise. These didn't even break a sweat and made my ears ringing after only a few min of listening pleasure. I paid around 250 for them and these look SHARP. I liked these satellite speakers so much I bought a pair for almost every room in my house. Perfect application for side mounting on the wall. They fit perfectly on a 90 degree corner. Mounting hardware was included.
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on August 23, 2014
Excellent and Beautiful quality sound ..
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