Massdrop x JBL LSR30X Powered Speakers
Massdrop x JBL LSR30X Powered Speakers
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Made in collaboration with JBL, the kings of studio monitoring, the LSR30X is based on the best 5-inch powered reference monitor in its price range: the JBL LSR305. Every pair of these full-size bookshelf speakers is measured and matched to within 1 dB, and the quality of every component is backed by the company’s 70 years of acoustic research and development Read More

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Aaron2Heart
5
Apr 25, 2019
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Big bummer about them being out of stock. I'll give Massdrop another chance but that sucked!
Apr 25, 2019
Tacoboy
33
Apr 25, 2019
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Just got an email from Massdrop, looks like the LSR30X is on back order and may not be available.
Apr 25, 2019
Subject2Change
10
Apr 25, 2019
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Come on MassDrop, I expect better. A week after the item is supposed to ship I get an email that my order is cancelled because the speaker is backordered... $20 credit is nice and all, but you lost me as a customer. I'd rather pay the extra $40 and get a pair of JBL Professional 305P MkII from Amazon in 2 days then deal with your bull again. Thanks but no thanks.
Apr 25, 2019
aramk
45
Apr 26, 2019
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Yeah, ordered those instead. With the discount and no tax total is only $5 or so more so it worked out well I think.
Apr 26, 2019
Subject2Change
10
Apr 26, 2019
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Yeah, I am now trying to decide between those JBL and the Tannoy Reveal 502s. I work on TV/Film stuff and need a decent set of client speakers for my home setup. My office has a pair of Reveal 601A that my clients seem to enjoy but they are a bit dated.
Apr 26, 2019
aramk
45
Apr 22, 2019
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Any update for when this will be shipped?
Apr 22, 2019
Subject2Change
10
Apr 25, 2019
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Just got an email that my order was cancelled... $20 credit doesn't make up for it. Massdrop, you lost me as a customer.
Apr 25, 2019
aramk
45
Apr 26, 2019
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Same here, kinda shitty.
Apr 26, 2019
A community member
Apr 16, 2019
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So I'm curious, is there some advantage to the Massdrop version? The LSR305 are currently available at Amazon for less than the drop price, the limited edition LSR305 and the new model LSR305p MK II are both available on Amazon for much less than the drop price.
Apr 16, 2019
Neblin7
546
Apr 18, 2019
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What Amazon are you looking at? Please link because there is nothing out there on the interwebs for this price.
Apr 18, 2019
A community member
Apr 20, 2019
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The Amazon Android app. But, as Oica noted in an above reply, those prices were for a single speaker, not a pair. I didn't realize this, as I am not accustomed to seeing powered bookshelf speakers sold individually. Upon this realization, it becomes obvious that the Massdrop price is indeed a bargain.
Apr 20, 2019
Heefty
1330
Apr 15, 2019
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Anyone know if I'm going to have to set up an active preamp for volume on these or if I'll be fine with passive only? What kind of V input do they take?
Apr 15, 2019
Heefty
1330
Apr 16, 2019
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FYI, I finally got a chance to look at the numbers. It seems that a passive preamp will probably work fine. I better start rigging one up...
Apr 16, 2019
xx810809
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Apr 15, 2019
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Is this drop have a pair?or just one?
Apr 15, 2019
ngstigator
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Apr 15, 2019
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this is for a pair. previous drops included a 3.5mm to dual 1/4 splitter cable, but i'm not sure with this drop.
Apr 15, 2019
Haerathrig
1
Apr 14, 2019
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I have a small desk. Are these speakers big? Do you recommend this if you have a small desk with limited space?
Apr 14, 2019
Larkae
1
Apr 14, 2019
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From details above: “Dimensions (H x W x D): 11.75” x 9.37” x 9.88” (30 x 24 x 25 cm)”
Apr 14, 2019
anort3
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Apr 14, 2019
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These aren't much of a deal in the US anymore. The 306P MK IIs have been as low as ~$150 a pair last Black Friday and are available right now for $179 a pair at B&H. Just search slickdeals.
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Apr 14, 2019
Heefty
1330
Apr 16, 2019
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I've been watching these and comparing them with 305s since before the first drop went live at $300 (roughly the same as the asking price for a pair of unmatched 305s at the time). When the price dropped to $180, miraculously, so did a pair of 305s. The drop price has always been at par with the cost of the individual 305 units bought as a pair. The difference has always been the FR matching on the pair (and the finish).
Apr 16, 2019
anort3
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Apr 16, 2019
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These are original JBL LSR305s. What I mentioned for the same price ( less on BF ) is a JBL 306 MKII. The MKII has an improved tweeter and has fixed the resonance issues with the originals. The 306 has a 6" driver vs the 5" driver of these. Any benefit from matching these to within 1db is lost when you can get an improved, larger speaker for the same money. These were a great deal for $149 a year ago. Not now for $180.
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Apr 16, 2019
doug_s
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Apr 14, 2019
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i think i'd have to spring for the newer iteration, the 305p, for only a few dollars more. better drivers, better cabinet, and added boundary eq switch that allows for more flexible placement.
Apr 14, 2019
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