JBL is an electronics company, which is known for its high-quality audio systems in the media industry. This American company, which produces several kinds of audio systems, which gives heavy emphasis on the quality of the sound. This company has different kinds of products for different purposes.
Audio systems of this company are preferred by almost every media channel that would have to deal with the music system. The sound clarity of the audio system would allow the music maker to understand and listen to every note of the tune that they are developing or playing. Thus with the help of this high-quality system, musicians are able to make good songs for entertaining their fans.
The company’s milestones:
1927 – Lansing and his business partner Ken Decker started a company in Los Angeles, manufacturing six- and eight-inch speaker drivers for radio consoles and radio sets. The firm was named Lansing Manufacturing Company.
1941 – Lansing Manufacturing Company was bought by Altec Service Corporation, after which the name changed to “Altec Lansing”.
Lansing left Altec Lansing and founded Lansing Sound in which later the name changed to “James B. Lansing Sound” and was further shortened to “JBL Sound”.
JBL produced their first products, the model D101 15-inch loudspeaker and the model D175 high-frequency driver. The D175 remained in the JBL catalog through the 1970s.
1948 – Marquardt took over operation of JBL.
1949 – Marquardt was purchased by General Tire Company.
1950 – The brand name JBL was introduced to resolve ongoing disputes with Altec Lansing Corporation. The company name “James B. Lansing Sound, Incorporated”, was retained, but the logo name was changed to JBL with its distinctive exclamation point.
1955 – JBL’s introduction to rock and roll music came via the adoption of the D130 loudspeaker by Leo Fender’s Fender Guitar Company as the ideal driver for electric guitars.
1958 – Introduction of JBL Paragon stereo speaker system
1962 – JBL creates the first 2-way studio monitor, using a high-frequency motor lens
1968 – JBL launches the 3-way speaker 4310
1969 – JBL was sold to the Jervis Corporation (later renamed “Harman International”), headed by Sidney Harman.
The 1970s – JBL become a household brand, starting with the famous L-100, which was the best-selling loudspeaker model of any company to that time.
1973 – JBL 4300 Series launched, including the first 4-way speaker.
1977 – More recording studios were using JBL monitors than all other brands combined, according to a Billboard survey. The JBL L-100 and 4310 control monitors were popular home speakers.
1979 – Development of Symmetrical Field Geometry (SFG).
1982 – JBL introduced first titanium in high–frequency diaphragms.
1986 – The first models of Control series were introduced.
1991 – JBL introduces the first Pro Audio Neodymium wooofer debuting in JBL Array Series.
1995 – JBL introduces the revolutionary EON System powered loudspeaker, with multiple patented design technologies.
2000 – Creation of VerTec Line Array system
2001 – Birth of EVO, the intelligent loudspeaker controlled by DSP
2002 – VerTec is used for the Super Bowl, the Grammy Awards and the ceremony of the 2002 FIFA World Cup (Seoul, Korea).
2005 – JBL awarded a Technical Grammy® by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
2008 – CBT Series Constant Beamwidth Technology column line arrays developed.
2015 – JBL Introduced New Architectural Speakers At CEDIA 2015.
2020 – JBL Launches New Range of Headphones, Speakers. The company has unveiled the JBL Club Pro+, JBL 225TWS and the JBL Endurance Peak II truly wireless earbuds, and a new Quantum 50 wired headphones.
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