JL Audio Car Audio & Marine Products
Great audio isn’t just our mission. It is our passion.
About JL Audio
We would like to introduce JL Audio, a manufacture that provides car audio Amplifiers, Speakers, Subwoofers, Marine Audio, Power kits & home audio to audiophiles around the world.
JL Audio is an independent, privately-held U.S. company active in the Miramar, FL. We focus on delivering unique engineering, superior quality and high-performance audio to our customers around the world. Behind all our efforts is a strong belief that great audio has real value, and that our customers can ‘tell the difference’.
Throughout JL Audio you will find people who love audio, take it very seriously and consider themselves fortunate to have a career in such an enjoyable field. True “audio nuts” can be found around every corner of JL Audio’s facilities in Miramar, Florida and Phoenix, Arizona. They include former audio retailers, IASCA World Champions, installers, recording engineers, and an engineering staff with vast experience in professional, car and home audio product design.
“JL Audio has always worked hard to bring real innovation into every product category it has entered.”
Brief History of JL Audio
In the mid-1970’s, two high-school buddies decided to fool around with component speakers and began building home loudspeakers for fun during their summer break from university studies. At first, they only showed them to their friends. Then, their friends bought a few of them, and they built a few more to sell at the local weekend flea-market. Soon, the hobby turned into a fun little business, and the two friends chose their first names’ initials for the fledgling enterprise.
Starting in 1999, JL Audio began loudspeaker driver production at the new Miramar factory, fulfilling one of Lucio Proni’s primary goals. Prior to 1999, JL Audio contracted with other U.S. speaker builders to assemble its drivers, but Lucio had always had a clear desire to bring speaker building in-house. The first subwoofer drivers produced in Miramar were the 15W3 subwoofers, which served as a pilot project for the eventual production of the first W7’s in 2001.
A full marine audio product line was also developed and brought to market in 2004. These products were based on the idea that the marine market needed a high-end solution. While JL Audio’s first marine products were significantly more expensive than the typical products on the market, they were met with rapid acceptance due to their outstanding sound and reliability. Today, JL Audio marine speakers are built in our Miramar, Florida factory and are considered the reference standard for marine audio performance.