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JBL Bar 500: Powerful and versatile wireless soundbar

JBL Bar 500
JBL Bar 500

JBL has been supplying cinemas around the world for over 75 years. Now you can take this power into your home. The excellent JBL Bar 500 soundbar will give you an unparalleled home theater experience. With 590 watts of power and a 250mm (10-inch) subwoofer, you’ll bring everything you watch and listen to to life, whether you’ll experience the pulsating low-end of an action movie, the tension of a thriller, or the beauty of a wildlife documentary. Chromecast and Airplay 2 built-in let you stream and control web content, while Bluetooth technology ensures your music sounds great. JBL MultiBeam™ technology delivers amazing sound.

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JBL MultiBeam™ technology brings the full movie theater experience to your home. No additional speakers or wires are needed. The system’s 590 watts of power output delivers the ultimate movie and music experience. Powerful and rich sound that will enhance your viewing pleasure. Energetic, crisp lows from the powerful 250mm wireless subwoofer bring action movies to life and make any soundtrack sound truly epic.

The JBL Bar 500 is equipped with five full-range, high-quality speakers mounted on the front panel, as well as two 1.25-inch speakers located on the sides. Combined with the special sound processing provided by the company’s MultiBeam technology, this allows the JBL Bar 5.1 Surround to create a wide sound picture that covers viewers from all angles. Accuracy of multi-channel audio processing is ensured by the Dolby Digital decoder. The total sound power of the system is 590 W and it develops high sound pressure, sufficient to operate effectively in a typical living room.

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The JBL Bar 500 features HDMI input and output with support for 4K/Dolby Vision video and ARC Audio Return Channel. The presence of the latter will allow you to redirect the signal from all sources connected to the TV to the soundbar, which will simplify the overall layout of the system. Also available are optical and analog inputs, USB for connecting portable storage devices and Bluetooth version 5.0 for easy connection with various mobile devices.

Built-in WiFi and compatibility with Chromecast and Airplay 2 mean you can stream your favorite web content with just a touch of the screen, in superior sound quality. The best video resolution, 4K, deserves the best audio. Your TV and JBL Bar 500 soundbar are a real sweet couple!

Not in the mood to watch a movie? No problem. With the JBL Bar 500, you can also enjoy wireless music streaming via Bluetooth from your mobile phone or tablet.

Characteristics of  JBL Bar 500

HF speaker (soundbar) 2 x 32 mm, installed on the sides of the case
LF speaker (soundbar) 5
Subwoofer 10-inch woofer,
HDMI inputs, analog (mini-jack 3.5 mm), optical, USB , Bluetooth
HDMI ARC outputs
Output power of the entire system 550 W (peak) (5×50 W soundbar + 300 W subwoofer)
Additionally Wi-Fi (Chromecast, AirPlay 2)
Frequency range 40 Hz – 20 kHz
Dolby Digital decoder yes
JBL MultiBeam Technology
Housing material ABS
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1018 x 58 x 100 mm (soundbar), 440 x 305 x 305 mm (subwoofer)
Weight 2.85 kg (soundbar), 13 kg (subwoofer)

Accessories included:

1 x Soundbar ; 1 x Wireless subwoofer; Remote control with batteries; Power cords; HDMI cable; Wall bracket with screws; Quick Guide; Warranty card; MSDS

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