JBL BAR 500 Review

JBL BAR 500
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JBL BAR 500 rating

Overall
8.6
Multichannel surround
7

JBL BAR 500 review

You should pay attention to soundbars if you want loud, high-quality audio for your TV. We did a JBL BAR 500 review for that. After analyzing the features of JBL BAR 500, we gave it an overall rating of 8.6 points out of 10 possible.

JBL BAR 500 Pros

  • Separate subwoofer in package for the best performance on the low frequency channel
  • Dolby Atmos will allow you to enjoy deep and surround sound of movies
  • Connect quickly and stream music without lag with Amazon Music support
  • There is support for one of the most popular services for listening to music - Spotify
  • Wireless connection to other devices and interaction with network services via Wi-Fi is possible
  • Control your soundbar remotely or stream music from your devices via Bluetooth
  • Play your audio library from external media by USB
  • With HDMI ARC support reduce the number of cables between your TV and BAR 500
  • Stream music and control JBL BAR 500 basic features from the native App

JBL BAR 500 Cons

  • There is no support for the object oriented format DTS:X
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JBL BAR 500 specs and features

General

Placement type table-top, wall-mountable
Connection to source wired, wireless
Soundbar buttons power, volume down, volume up

Audio features

Built-in channels 5.1
Amplification type active
Output power, W 620 (overall)
Separate speaker (in package) 0
Separate speaker connections has not

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer
Separate subwoofer (in package)
Separate subwoofer connections wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Pandora, SoundCloud

Connectivity

WI-FI
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 0
NFC
HDMI input/output 1/1
HDMI ARC
HDMI eARC
HDMI CEC
Optical digital input/output 1/0
USB 1 (USB 2.0)
Coaxial digital input/output 0/0
Analog audio input/output (RCA) 0/0
Headphone output 0
Subwoofer output 0

Features

Voice control
App control
Microphone
Remote control
Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby (other)
DTS:X
DTS (other)

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in 101.7x5.6x10.3/40x2.2x4
Weight, kg/pounds 2.8/6.2

Other

Release year 2022

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