Introducing the new M2 Master Reference Monitor from JBL. This new speaker system is said to feature a revolutionary waveguide dubbed 'Image Control' that provides neutral off-axis frequency response. The D2 compression horn driver is crossed over at 800 Hz. Both the tweeter and woofer utilize dual voice coils for increased power handling and heat dissipation.\n\nEach monitor is powered by 1,000 watts of Crown I-Tech power. Users either employ the special Crown amp with digital xo\/processing, or use other amp with separate (JBL supplied) digital xo\/processor (BSS Soundweb London: BLU-800 or BLU-160 or BLU-80) with Omnidrive HD software.\n\nThe JBL M2 behemoth touts an SPL capability of 123dB at one meter and in-room frequency response of 20Hz to 40kHz. MSRP is roughly $20k\/pair (with the Crown amps) with option to upgrade to Levinson electronics for a price premium. Is this truly the new reference standard?\n\nShare your thoughts and opinions about this new product here.