Product Comparison: JBL 306P MKII vs Yamaha HS7


General Specifications
Brand
JBL
Yamaha
Model
306P MKII
HS7
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Building on JBL legacy of high-quality sound performance, the 3 series Mk II represents an upgrade of the impressive LSR3 series. These compact, professional quality, powered studio monitors retain the LSR3 series' image control waveguide for incredible detail and imaging, and the broad sweet spot that means you get optimal sound even off-axis.
Unlike studio monitors with added bass or treble frequencies which may sound more flattering at first, HS Series speakers were designed to give you the most honest, precise reference possible, providing an ideal sonic platform to build on throughout the mixing process.
Key Specs
Type
Active
Active
Number Of Speakers
1
1
Output Power
112 W
95 W
Driver Configuration
1" twitter, 6.5" woofer
1" twitter, 6.5" woofer
What customers say about "Key Specs"
JBL 306P MKII Professional " 2 Way Powered Studio Reference Monitor
  • Very powerful, very crisp speakers. I have a minor in Audio and Technology, and JBL was always a great recommendation, and I have no issues.
  • Wow, these are amazing. It was a huge upgrade from my Logitech computer speakers. You can literally hear the difference in quality.
  • These are fantastic monitors. I don't know exactly how neutral they are but they sound great and have helped me get good mixes a lot faster than my old monitors (tannoy hifi) and headphones.
  • As someone who enjoys high end headphones, these blew my mind. Extremely detailed and the sound stage is great.
  • This JBL is nowhere even near the build quality or sound quality of the KRK Rokits.
Size & Weight
Height
14.2 in.
13.1 in.
Width
8.8 in.
8.3 in.
Depth
11.1 in.
11.2 in.
Weight
13.42 lbs.
18.1 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
JBL 306P MKII Professional " 2 Way Powered Studio Reference Monitor
  • This speaker is clear sounding and light weight. It is not the average speaker.
  • You can hear every instrument and it sounds just like they are playing for you. High quality and does not take up a lot of space.
  • I really struggled with what size Monitor to go with, but this JBL has an amazing sound in a very compact space.
  • Compact, super good range and quality, just wish there were two!
  • There is very little coloration, and the louder you play them, the more you are surprised by their size.
Audio
Min. Frequency Response
47 Hz
43 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
20 kHz
30 kHz
Sensitivity
92 dB
Input Impendance
10 kOhm
What customers say about "Audio"
JBL 306P MKII Professional " 2 Way Powered Studio Reference Monitor
  • These speakers tell it like it is. No exaggeration in any part of the sound and plenty of detail. That's what you want for mixing.
  • Nice wide sweet spot, the sound doesn't change as your head moves around the desk.
  • They are detailed (not going to smooth over crap recordings) but are not shrill or harsh. They simply reveal the music. As an audiophile that's what I'm seeking.
  • Plenty of bass for most musical needs, with strong output down to approximately 40hz depending on placement.
  • That is quite enjoyable for movies as well, although you won't get that lower octave of deep bass rumbles.
Features
Color
Black
Black
Enclosure Material
MDF
MDF
Cabinet Type
Ported
Ported
Interfaces
XLR, Balanced TRS
Balanced TRS, XLR
Magnetic Shielding
No
Yes
Controls
Input Sensitivity, Volume control, HF trim, Boundary EQ, Power ON / OFF
Volume, High trim switch, Room control switch
Extras
Strenuous JBL 100-hour full-power test ensures years of reliability, Patented Slip Stream™ low-frequency port, Next-generation JBL transducers, Patented Image Control Waveguide
Newly Developed Transducers, High performance amp unit, Low resonance enclosure design
What customers say about "Features"
JBL 306P MKII Professional " 2 Way Powered Studio Reference Monitor
  • The sound seems to be as good as the source material, though maybe a little restrained at the very top.
  • These little things will flat out blow you out of the room. No problems with mine, well made with quality materials.
  • They're pretty solidly built, the sound is very impressive (fills the room kind of sound), are plenty loud.
  • . This monitor seems to be built very solidly, and is a good value for the price.
  • The only negative thing I can say about them is that the tweeter material seems pretty fragile and like it could easily be dimpled or torn.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
149.00 $


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