Popular JBL Professional speakers include the JBL VTX Series and the JBL Pro 7 Series. Based in Northridge, California, JBL Professional manufactures professional quality speakers for the studio, tour sound, installed sound, portable sound and cinema markets. JBL is a subsidiary of Harman International as of 2016.
The JBL VTX Series of speakers serves the tour sound market and features speakers such as the V25-II, the V25-II-CS, the V25 and the V20. In a May 2015 article, online magazine audioXpress featured the release of the V25-II line array and system expansion. JBL touted the V25-II as the touring industry's flagship speaker and provided customers the ability to upgrade their older V25 speakers to the V25-II.
The JBL Pro 7 series of speakers serves the recording and broadcast market and features two master reference speakers: the LSR705i and the LSR708i. Online magazine Audioholics praised the speakers in a November 2014 article, citing the speakers' superb frequency response, ample output and affordable prices.