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JL Audio Introduces New Fathom Powered Subwoofer Model

Miramar, FL–September 14, 2006–CEDIA Expo 2006 marks the debut of JL Audio’s newest powered home audio subwoofer, the Fathom f110. As the smallest unit in the Fathom lineup, the f110 creates new opportunities for integrating outstanding low-frequency performance in smaller spaces (or wherever a small subwoofer is desired). The total package occupies only 2 cubic feet of space with a footprint of only 1.5 square feet, including the grille, making it ideal for home theater systems requiring an unobtrusive subwoofer.

Like its larger siblings, the f112 and f113, the new Fathom f110 features a proprietary long-excursion subwoofer driver powered by an advanced switching amplifier to deliver outstanding output. Both the driver and the amplifier feature patented JL Audio technologies aimed at improving low frequency fidelity and dynamic capability. A comprehensive set of signal-processing tools is included to aid in sonic integration, including a fully variable low-pass filter with variable slope, polarity control, variable phase control and Extreme Low Frequency (E.L.F.) trim filter. As with all Fathom models, the signal processing features are accessible on the front of the cabinet, greatly facilitating system setup and tuning. The f110’s Input options include balanced and unbalanced connections as well as a slave balanced output which allows multiple f110’s to be controlled from a single unit.

JL Audio’s exclusive A.R.O. (Automatic Room Optimization) system is also included. This advanced processing system uses the included microphone and an automated analysis routine to address the listening environment’s acoustics. The A.R.O. system can make difficult rooms, or less than ideal subwoofer placements, deliver exceptional quality bass.
The Fathom f110 will be available in High-Gloss Black or Satin Black finishes.

Pricing and availability dates will be announced at CEDIA Expo 2006.

Specifications:
Enclosure Type: Sealed
Driver: Single 10-inch (nominal diameter)
Effective Piston Area: 60 square inches
Effective Displacement: 160 cu.in. (2.6 liters)
Amplifier Power: 900 Watts RMS short-term
Dimensions (H x W x D), including feet and grille:
15.64 inches x 12.92 inches x 17.27 inches
(397 mm x 328 mm x 439 mm)

About JL Audio
Headquartered in Miramar, Florida, JL Audio has been manufacturing high-quality audio solutions for discriminating listeners in the mobile audio marketplace for nearly two decades where the company has earned worldwide acclaim and achieved significant market share. JL Audio products are sold exclusively by specialty retailers throughout the U.S.A. and distributed in fifty-eight countries around the world. Recipient of numerous awards and accolades, JL Audio loudspeakers, amplifiers and subwoofers have been awarded fourteen U.S. patents for innovative audio technology.

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