JBL Professional CBT Series Column Loudspeakers

How JBL's CBT Series column speakers can overcome the challenges associated with tricky acoustic spaces.

JBL, a HARMAN brand, have a wide range of CBT (Constant Beamwidth Technology) column loudspeakers. These loudspeakers are specialised in overcoming the challenges associated with tricky acoustic spaces. They are both easy to install and are supremely flexible with highly impressive full-range audio quality to match.

Many environments that require column loudspeakers, like houses of worship, lecture theatres and concourses have highly reflective or reverberant acoustic environments. JBL’s CBT loudspeakers are designed to direct sound, only where it is intended to be heard.

Whereas conventional loudspeakers may seem to provide a wider coverage pattern, this results in sound reflecting off room boundaries. These speakers deliver direct sound from the speaker, as well as unwanted reflections. The differing arrival times of these reflections create a lack of clarity for the listener, a reduction in intelligibility, they also have a significant drop off in loudness (SPL) over distance.

Column Loudspeakers

Image: Conventional speakers create unwanted reflections off boundary walls, severely impacting the clarity of sound reaching the audience.

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Image: Highly directional speakers, such as the JBL CBT Series, dramatically increase the intelligibility of the audio reaching the audience by targeting sound only where you want it.

All of these issues are solved by the JBL CBT Series. You can read more about the benefits of these loudspeakers and technology that makes them possible on our sister company’s website.

Read the full article on the website of our sister company Sound Technology Ltd.