JBL - The American speaker-expert
Starting from lightweight Bluetooth speakers up to extensive sound systems: The JBL product range offers pretty much everything you need for good sound.
The American manufacturer has stood for excellent sound for decades. Of course, a rich selection of soundbars should not be missing in the portfolio.
JBL Soundbars compared
JBL focuses on room-filling sounds and a strong bass in its soundbar models, regardless of whether they come with or without a separate subwoofer. In order to serve every price segment, the US company offers setups of different dimensions, which are equipped with more or less features.
Bar 5.0 MultiBeam
|DTS||DTS HD-Master + DTS:X|
|HDMI 2.1||1x In + 1x Out||1x In + 1x Out|
|Room size||above 40 m2||up to 25 m2|
|Dimensions Height x Width x Depth||62 x 884 x 120 mm||58 x 709 x 101 mm|
JBL Bar 9.1 20203D surround sound system with freely placeable battery satellites
JBL Bar 9.1 Connections
- 820W total power
- External subwoofer
- Wireless battery satellites
- Impressive surround sound
- Room correction
- HDMI eARC, Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
- Dolby Atmos & DTS:X
- No Dialogue Enhancement Feature
- No Equalizer
The JBL Bar 9.1 is one of the more extensive models from LG. It is a 5.1.4 channel soundbar, which means that it has four Dolby Atmos is a 3D sound format that adds sounds from above to surround sound systems and can also assign additional information to sounds so that they can be reproduced even more realistically./DTS:X height channels. The highlights of the soundbar are two detachable satellite speakers that can be placed wirelessly in the room. Just like the soundbar itself, they are equipped with These speakers are positioned diagonally upwards so that the reflection of the sound from the ceiling reaches the viewers from above. They are mainly used for 3D sound formats like Dolby Atmos or DTS:X. speakers that provide an immersive listening experience. In addition, the soundbar features room correction, which adjusts the acoustics to the room and thus improves the sound even more.
In addition to its 3D sound, the JBL Bar 9.1’s variety of smart features is also impressive: Thanks to its Wi-Fi connectivity, built-in Chromecast and Apple Airplay, content can be streamed easily. A traditional Bluetooth connection is also available.
JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam 2021Kompaktes Klangwunder mit virtuellem 3D Sound
JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam Connections
- 250W total power
- Virtual Dolby Atmos
- MultiBeam Surround Sound
- HDMI eARC
- Room correction feature
- Multiroom option
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Chromecast & Airplay
- Voice assistant compatible
- No DTS
- No graphic equalizer
With a width of just little over twenty-seven inches, the JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam is one of the more compact soundbars. Despite the rather small size, however, it has enough punch and gets relatively loud. While its bass could be a bit deeper, the soundbar is all the more convincing in quiet scenes: Thanks to its center speaker, dialogs are reproduced clearly and distinctly.
As its name suggests, the soundbar features JBL’s MultiBeam technology, which is supposed to provide immersive sound even without These speakers are positioned diagonally upwards so that the reflection of the sound from the ceiling reaches the viewers from above. They are mainly used for 3D sound formats like Dolby Atmos or DTS:X. speakers. It also supports Virtual Dolby Atmos creates a room-filling, three-dimensional sound without any satellites or up-firing speakers. For this purpose, the height channels are virtually simulated., meaning that Atmos content is converted to surround content for playback.
Those who want to use the JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam to stream music have all sorts of options to do so: Both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are supported by it and Chromecast as well as Apple Airplay are integrated.