Jbl Sets Its New Bar Lineup With More Detachable-rear-speaker Soundbars

By | 01/09/2022

JBL has announced four new additions to its soundbar line-upwardly, with the JBL Bar thou, Bar 800, Bar 500, and Bar 300 offering a multifariousness of Dolby Atmos solutions set to arrive over the adjacent couple of months.

The star of the show is undoubtedly the JBL Bar 1000, which delivers a wireless 7.one.iv channel experience that uses four up-firing drivers to make the most of both Dolby Atmos and DTS:Ten 3D surround sound – similar to the impressive JBL Bar 9.1 that we reviewed a couple of years back – along with v full-range drivers. Information technology also comes with a 10-inch wireless subwoofer, along with a pair of detachable battery-powered wireless surround speakers (recharged via the soundbar) for a combined 880W output. The JBL Bar 1000 too uses its parent company Harman’southward Multibeam applied science (Harman International, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, owning the JBL make, forth with Harman Kardon and others).

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JBL BAR 9.1 Soundbar Review

JBL BAR 9.1 Soundbar Review

by Steve Withers ·

The JBL BAR 9.1 promises to evangelize the consummate object-based audio feel thank you to a five.1.four-channel layout, Dolby Atmos and DTS:10 support, wireless subwoofer, and detachable wireless rear speakers.

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JBL unveils four new Dolby Atmos soundbars

The JBL Bar thou leads the way with a 7.1.4 configuration and a combined 880W output.

On the Bar yard and across the range you’ll besides find the likes of PureVoice for enhanced dialogue and the new JBL One App compatibility to hook up your preferred music sources and access the EQ settings. Plus, yous tin connect Alexa, Google Assistant and/or Siri, with added support for Apple Airplay 2, Alexa MRM (Multi-room Music) and Chromecast built-in.

The JBL Bar 800 drops things down a little to a even so robust v.1.2 set up-upwardly, using the aforementioned ten-inch sub and detachable surrounds. Nevertheless, there are just the 2 up-firing drivers for that 3D Dolby Atmos experience, and no Multibeam engineering on this particular model, which boasts a combined ability output of 720W. The JBL 500 also comes with a ten-inch sub, and does boast Multibeam and Virtual Dolby Atmos on its features listing, only there are no surround or upwardly-firing speakers in its 590W 5.ane-channel prepare-up.

Wrapping upward the new collection, the JBL Bar 300 also comes in at the smallest size and the cheapest price, equally a 260W all-in-one 5.0 package with a congenital-in subwoofer, not different the recent JBL Bar 5.0 that also earned a glowing review. As with the Bar 500, it still offers Virtual Dolby Atmos and Multibeam engineering science – forth with PureVoice and the One App compatibility that all of these soundbars accept, only once again there are no surrounds or upward-firing speakers.

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JBL Bar 5.0 Soundbar Review

JBL Bar 5.0 Soundbar Review

past Steve Withers ·

The JBL Bar 5.0 soundbar promises a large and immersive delivery from a unmarried unit thanks to MultiBeam technology and Dolby Atmos support. The inclusion of Chromecast, AirPlay, and Alexa Multi-Room Music rounds out a competitively priced packet.

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JBL unveils four new Dolby Atmos soundbars

Both the Bar chiliad and Bar 800 come up with detachable wireless surround speakers to maximise the 3D audio feel.

As for pricing and availability, the JBL Bar 500 and 300 will be first on the shelves, shipping from 01 September and priced at
£499.99
(€649) and
£399.99
(€399) respectively. The JBL Bar 1000 and 800 are due to follow in mid-Oct with a respective
£999.99
(€1,149) and
£799.99
(€849) price tag. You can find out more and go on tabs on their impending arrival on the JBL website, along with the new earbuds, headphones and portable speakers that we’ve wrapped up in a separate article.

There’s no shortage of soundbars coming to the marketplace, and with varying feature sets and price points peradventure making it tricky to nail downwardly the perfect balance of value-for-coin. Notwithstanding, with these iv neatly tiered solutions, JBL looks to have a good range of fresh options on the way – so could any of these new models prove a tempting buy?

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JBL (via presentation and press release)
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