Amazing 3D sound with thrilling bass
What’s on the menu tonight? Movies, music or gaming? The JBL Bar 500 brings your movies to life with MultiBeam™ and Dolby Atmos® 3D surround sound. While PureVoice technology optimizes voice clarity to ensure you never miss a word. Feel the thrilling bass from the wireless 10” subwoofer. And with AirPlay, Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) and Chromecast built-in™, you’ve got over 300 easy streaming options to choose from, whether you want to dance or you’re ready to relax. Whatever you’re in the mood for, the JBL Bar 500’s got you covered.
Features and Benefits
Dolby Atmos® and MultiBeam™ surround sound
Immerse yourself in theater-quality 3D surround sound. Hear extraordinary sound effects from everywhere in the room, without the need for extra surround speakers.
10” wireless subwoofer
Thrilling, precise bass from a mighty 10” wireless subwoofer brings the action to your movies and the emotion to your music.
PureVoice dialogue enhancement technology
PureVoice technology uses our unique algorithm to optimize voice clarity to ensure you never miss a word of dialogue, even when the surround effects are at their peak.
590W output power
With 590 watts of total system output power, the JBL Bar 500 transforms your movies, music and games into immersive sound experiences.
Built-In Wi-Fi with AirPlay, Alexa Multi-Room Music and Chromecast built-in™
Get ready to explore. Access over 300 online music streaming services through AirPlay, Alexa MRM and Chromecast built-in™. Enjoy all of your favorite audio content, Internet radio, and podcasts in high definition. The Wi-Fi connection also allows automatic software updates, so you can always enjoy the latest features.
Works with voice assistant-enabled speakers
Simply link the JBL Bar 500 with your voice assistant-enabled device and you can instantly ask Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri to stream all your favorite music to the soundbar. HDMI eARC with 4K Dolby Vision passthrough Enjoy uncompressed Dolby Atmos surround sound through a single HDMI cable thanks to the HDMI eARC
connection. The HDMI input connection also offers 4K video quality from a compatible video player or gaming console.
Easy sound calibration
Every room is different. Our audio calibration feature ensures that the JBL Bar 500 delivers the best 3D surround effects for any interior and room layout.
JBL One App
Customize EQ and control all of your compatible speakers with a single convenient app. The JBL One app helps you easily set up the soundbar, personalize settings, and browse the integrated music services to find your new favorite song
What’s in the box:
1 x Main Soundbar
1 x Wireless subwoofer
Remote control with 2 x batteries
Power cords (up to 8pcs depending on region SKUs)
1 x HDMI cable
2 x L-shape wall-mount bracket with screws
Quick start guide
Safety Instruction and Warranty Card
Wall mount template
100 - 240V AC, ~ 50/60Hz
Networked standby power
< 2.0 W
0°C - 45 °C
Total speaker power output (Max @THD 1%) 590W
Soundbar output power (Max @THD 1%) 290W
Subwoofer output power (Max. @THD 1%) 300 W
Soundbar transducer 4x (46x90)mm racetrack drivers, 3x 0.75" (20mm) tweeters
Subwoofer transducer 10” (260mm)
Frequency response 35Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
1 Optical, Bluetooth, USB (USB playback is available in US version. For other versions, USB is for Service only.)
Soundbar dimensions (W x H x D) 1017 x 56 x 103.5 mm / 40’’ x 2.2’’ x 4’’
Subwoofer dimensions (W x H x D) 305 x 440.4 x 305 mm / 12" x 17.3" x 12"
Soundbar weight 2.8kg/ 6.2 lbs
Subwoofer weight 10 kg / 22 lbs
Packaging dimensions (W x H x D) 1105 x 370 x 475 mm/ 43.5" x 14.6" x 18.7"
Packaging Weight 16.2 kg / 35.6 lbs
Control and Connection Specifications
USB port Type A
USB rating 5V DC, 0.5A
Supporting file format MP3
MP3 codec MPEG 1 Layer 2/3, MPEG 2 Layer 3, MPEG 2.5 Layer 3
MP3 sampling rate 16 - 48 kHz
MP3 bitrate 80 - 320 kpbs
Bluetooth version 5.0
Bluetooth profile A2DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.5
Bluetooth transmitter frequency range 2400 MHz – 2483.5 MHz
Bluetooth transmitter power <15 dBm (EIRP)
Wi-Fi network IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4GHz/5GHz)
2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range 2412 - 2472 MHz (2.4 GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels) 2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter power
< 20 dBm (EIRP)
5G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range 5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.470-5.725GHz, 5.725 - 5.825GHz
5G Wi-Fi transmitter power 5.15-5.25GHz <23dBm, 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz <20dBm, 5.725-5.825GHz <14dBm (EIRP)
2.4G wireless transmitter frequency range 2406 - 2474MH
2.4G wireless transmitter power ＜10dBm (EIRP）