HARMAN Professional Solutions today introduced JBL 200 Series two-way
ScreenArray® cinema loudspeakers, helping small and mid-sized cinemas upgrade
to next generation JBL technologies for improved coverage and smooth sound
reproduction at an accessible price point. Featuring patent-pending Dual Dissimilar
Arraying and Acoustic Aperture Technology, the 200 Series continues the JBL legacy
of leadership and innovation in cinema audio, combining a compact design with the
latest technology for superior performance and better coverage for raked seating.

“With smaller rooms becoming more popular, cinemas need to give customers a
captivating and accurate audio experience from every seat in the house,’ said Dan
Saenz, Cinema Solutions Manager, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “The new JBL
200 Series helps small and medium cinemas provide a great sonic experience at
every seat, offering next-generation technology for improved coverage and
exceptional performance for raked seating configurations. With the release of the
200 Series, we are thrilled that cinemas can now upgrade to industry-leading
ScreenArray technology at an accessible price point.’

The JBL 200 Series was designed to offer cinemas an affordable solution for
creating the best possible audio experience in small- to mid-sized rooms. By
including new, patent-pending technologies that complement the legendary sound of
JBL cinema loudspeakers, the 200 Series offers a solution without compromise—
improving performance and coverage while dramatically lowering the total cost of

JBL’s patent-pending Dual Dissimilar Arraying design combines two asymmetric
high-frequency drivers in tandem, making it possible to sculpt the geometry of
modern cinemas. While traditional configurations require three-way loudspeakers to
achieve this level of performance, Dual Dissimilar Arraying creates coverage
patterns specifically designed for raked seating in modern cinemas. And with the
200 Series, simultaneously lowers the total costs of ownership of such a system.

The JBL 200 Series also includes Acoustic Aperture Technology that works
seamlessly with its low-distortion 15′ driver. The integrated Acoustic Apertures
create a horn-loading effect, helping to maintain a wide horizontal coverage pattern
through the crossover range while improving speech clarity. The result is even
coverage of the entire cinema seating area, making every seat the best seat in the

The JBL C211 will begin shipping in May 2017, and the remaining 200 Series
ScreenArray loudspeaker models will be available in Summer, 2017. Learn more
about the JBL 200 Series line of Two-Way ScreenArray Cinema Loudspeakers at