JBL Launches Powerful Soundbars for Gaming and Entertainment
Premium audio company, JBL have just launched their spectacular JBL BAR series of high-performance soundbars.
The BAR series features a lender design, Bluetooth 4.0 for streaming music and superior sound quality. Available in four models, the BAR STUDIO, BAR 2.1, BAR 3.1, and BAR 5.1, the series gives gaming and entertainment lovers customisable options to fit any home theatre environment.
BL’s most expansive soundbar series to date fills any room with theatre-quality sound to elevate the enjoyment of TV, movies, music and video games. In addition to featuring JBL Signature Sound and Dolby Digital decoding, the BAR series comes equipped with additional speakers to further enhance sound performance. Exceptional bass ensures viewers won’t miss a single beat or blast, whether listening to music or indulging in the latest Hollywood thriller.
Engineered to make entertainment simpler, the BAR series is easy to set up and has multiple convenient connections, including HDMI and HDMI ARC inputs as well as Optical and AUX wired connections. The higher models, including 3.1 and 5.1, come with multiple 4K HDMI pass-through inputs to connect additional devices like Blu-Ray players, game consoles and more. For increased ease of use, each soundbar is programmed to respond to the TV remote, eliminating the need for multiple controllers. For those who love the second screen experience, the JBL BAR series also comes equipped with JBL SoundShiftTM technology, allowing users to instantly swap audio sources.
“With the all-new JBL BAR series, we redefine the home theatre experience by delivering epic JBL Signature Sound in a sleek and stylish package,” said Marcus Fry, Brand Activation Director, of AUNZ at HARMAN. “Designed with the user in mind, it is the ultimate home audio solution for every type of listener, and the perfect accent to any living space.”
The new BAR series meets the needs of every home setting without sacrificing sound quality and aesthetics. With premium material and surface finishes, slim designs to fit the latest TV form factors and a front visual display for a better user interface experience, the JBL BAR series delivers sound quality, simplicity and design wrapped into one.
JBL BAR 5.1 – $1,199
For buyers looking for a full, all-wireless true surround sound experience, the JBL BAR 5.1 features two battery-powered, rechargeable, wireless rear speakers with 10 hours of battery life – equivalent to the duration of four to five Hollywood movies. Making it even more versatile, both rear speakers detach from the soundbar and can be placed anywhere in the room, transforming the system into the ultimate, personalized cinema quality experience. Boasting 510W of total system power, three 4K HDMI inputs, a 10” wireless subwoofer and DTS decoding, the BAR 5.1 is the most advanced soundbar in the series, vividly bringing the hardest-hitting action flicks and games to life.
JBL BAR 3.1 – $799
Featuring 450W of total system power and a 10″ wireless subwoofer for thrilling bass, and voice clarity, the JBL Bar 3.1 soundbar with JBL Surround Sound and Dolby® Digital offers best-in-class surround sound audio. Bluetooth enabled for convenient, wireless streaming, the JBL Bar 3.1 connects up to three 4K devices via HDMI inputs for state-of-the-art viewing and listening experience. With the dedicated amplifer and speakers for center channel, clear dialogue can be enjoyed even during the most thrilling scenes. Further enhanced with JBL SoundShift, the JBL BAR 3.1 can instantly switch between TV sound, and sound from mobile phones or tablets.
JBL 2.1 – $599 & BAR STUDIO – $299
For consumers looking for a more entry-level soundbar, the Bluetooth-enabled BAR STUDIO is the perfect addition to smaller rooms, providing exceptional sound and music streaming capabilities for the best bargain. The Studio is slim and simple to use with one cable connection via HDMI ARC, and JBL Surround Sound for a stellar virtual surround sound experience from just one soundbar. For more power, viewers have the option of the BAR 2.1 — an intermediate soundbar with a wireless subwoofer.