JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1

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Product information

Key specs

Integrated WiFi
No
Bluetooth
Yes
Width
114,8 cm
Height
5,8 cm
HDMI connection
Yes

Pros and cons

According to our soundbar expert
  • With the high-end assessment of quality, you are assured of a high sound quality.
  • Thanks to the deep bass of the subwoofer, you can listen to a room-filling sound.
  • You can enjoy true surround sound thanks to the rear speakers.
  • You can't use Bluetooth to connect the soundbar to your TV.
  • You can't connect the soundbar to your smartphone or speakers via WiFi.
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Description

If you want to fill large rooms with realistic sound, the JBL Bar 5.1 is just what you're looking for. This 5.1-channel soundbar and subwoofer have a total power output of 510 watts, guaranteeing clear sound with deep bass tones. The soundbar features 2 wireless speakers that you can also use as separate rear speakers to enjoy realistic surround sound. These speakers are battery powered, so you don't have to plug them into a socket. Do you want to listen to music? Simply link a smartphone or tablet to the soundbar via Bluetooth. The soundbar is compatible with most modern remote controls, which means you'll only need 1 remote control for your TV and soundbar.

Connecting the JBL Bar 5.1 to your TV
Use the included optical or HDMI cable to connect your soundbar to your television. Keep in mind that your TV needs an optical connector to use the soundbar. We recommend HDMI arc cable.

If you want to fill large rooms with realistic sound, the JBL Bar 5.1 is just what you're looking for. This 5.1-channel soundbar and subwoofer have a total power output of 510 watts, guaranteeing clear sound with deep bass tones. The soundbar features 2 wireless speakers that you can also use as separate rear speakers to enjoy realistic surround sound. These speakers are battery powered, so you don't have to plug them into a socket. Do you want to listen to music? Simply link a smartphone or tablet to the soundbar via Bluetooth. The soundbar is compatible with most modern remote controls, which means you'll only need 1 remote control for your TV and soundbar.

Connecting the JBL Bar 5.1 to your TV
Use the included optical or HDMI cable to connect your soundbar to your television. Keep in mind that your TV needs an optical connector to use the soundbar. We recommend HDMI arc cable.



Included by default

  • Manual (2.36 MB)
  • Soundbar
  • Wireless surround speaker (2x)
  • Subwoofer
  • Quick start guide
  • Remote
  • Batteries
  • HDMI cable (1.2 meters)
  • Optical cable (1.2 meters)
  • 3.5mm AUX cable (1.2 meters)
  • Calibration microphone
  • Power cable (1.2 meters)
  • Wall mount

Included by default

  • Soundbar
  • Wireless surround speaker (2x)
  • Subwoofer
  • Quick start guide
  • Remote
  • Batteries
  • HDMI cable (1.2 meters)
  • Optical cable (1.2 meters)
  • 3.5mm AUX cable (1.2 meters)
  • Calibration microphone
  • Power cable (1.2 meters)
  • Wall mount

Key specs

Integrated WiFi
No
Bluetooth
Yes
Width
114,8 cm
Height
5,8 cm
HDMI connection
Yes


Reviews

Most helpful reviews

  • 5 / 5 stars
    10/10
    Great soundbar with many options

    Stefan Mayer | 18 October 2019

    • Pros:
      Sounds amazing
    • Pros:
      Looks great
    • Pros:
      Detachable speakers for rear

    Easy to use and setup with supplied mic. Many inputs for existing equipment

    Stefan Mayer | 18 October 2019
  • 3.5 / 5 stars
    7,2/10
    A good product for a 5.1 device without cables

    Davide Di Ridolfo | 3 February 2020

    • Pros:
      The wireless connection without any cable is amazing
    • Pros:
      The battery sattellites
    • Con:
      The sound should be better for this price
    • Con:
      The sub woofer is very big
    • Con:
      Not possible to customize the sound, just few presets

    It is very user friendly and the fact that it works without cable is fantastic.
    On the other hand the sound is not that good, some adjustment of the sound are missing

    Davide Di Ridolfo | 3 February 2020

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JBL Bar 5.1

How do I connect my soundbar to my TV?

How do I connect my soundbar to my TV?
You can connect the JBL Bar 5.1 to your television by connecting the soundbar to...
You can connect the JBL Bar 5.1 to your television by connecting the soundbar to the television via the HDMI ARC cable. Don't have an HDMI ARC input on your television? In that case, you can connect the soundbar to the TV via the optical input. Make sure to check if your TV has an optical or HDMI ARC input before buying this soundbar. Do you need more help? We are happy to help you here.

Specifications

Product

Product number
793130
Manufacturer code
JBLBAR51BLKEP
Brand
JBL
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

Physical properties

Sound quality according to customers
Excellent
Speaker type
Soundbar
Mounting possible
Yes
Includes mounting materials
Yes
Speaker composition
3 speakers + sub
Wireless subwoofer
Yes
Subwoofer type
Wireless
Rear speaker width
16,5 cm
Rear speaker height
5,9 cm
Rear speaker depth
9,3 cm
Wireless rear speakers
No
Subwoofer height
30,5 cm
Subwoofer width
44 cm
Subwoofer depth
30,5 cm
Width
114,8 cm
Height
5,8 cm
Depth
30,5 cm
Weight
3,9 kg
Rear speaker weight
0,6 kg
Color
Black
Separate subwoofer
Yes
Rear speakers
Yes
Quality category
High-end

Sound

Number of audio channels
5
Number of subwoofer channels
1
Sound reproduction
Surround
Hi-Res audio
No
DTS
Yes
Surround sound
True surround sound
Surround sound systems
Dolby Digital, Dolby ProLogicIIx
Radio
No

Ports

USB port
Yes
USB function
Play media
HDMI connection
Yes
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
Yes
Number of HDMI ports
4
Network connector
No
Digital optical connection
Yes
Digital coaxial connector
No
RCA connector
No
Number of HDMI connectors
0

Connectivity

Bluetooth
Yes
NFC
No
Integrated WiFi
No
Plays from network
No
Multi-room audio
No

Smart

Controlled via app
No
Compatible with smartphone / apps
Yes

Awards

Best tested
No