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JBL Xtreme 2

JBL Xtreme 2 is the ultimate portable Bluetooth speaker that effortlessly delivers dynamic and immersive stereo sound. The speaker is armed with four drivers, two JBL Bass Radiators, a rechargeable 10,000mAh Li-ion battery supporting up to 15 hours of playtime. On top of these, the speaker carries a convenient USB charge out. The speaker is IPX7 rated, featuring a waterproof design, with rugged fabric in exclusive colors complementing the Xtreme 2. Together with JBL Connect+ it can wirelessly link more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers to elevate your listening experience and making the party even bigger. The speaker carries integrated hooks, a durable metal base, and an added bottle opener to the carrying strap adding to the consumer convenience level whilst on the go. Not to forget it's just as well a perfect audio solution for any home. Whether in the living room, poolside, or tailgating for the big game, the JBL Xtreme 2 brings bold sound, wherever!

Product Specifications

General Specifications

Maximum music playing time (hrs) 15
Output power (W) 2 x 20

Dimension Specifications

Dimensions (cm) 13.6 x 28.8 x 13.2
Dimensions (in) 5.35 x 11.33 x 5.19
Weight (kgs) 2.39
Weight (lbs) 5.27

Control Connect Specifications

Bluetooth version 4.2
Please consult the documents for in-depth specs

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What’s in the Box

  • 1 x JBL XTREME 2
  • 1 x Power adaptor
  • 1 x Strap
  • 1 x Quick start guide
  • 1 x Safety sheet
  • 1 x Warranty card
JBL Xtreme 2 - What's in the Box

FAQs & How-Tos

  • How to Re-establish Battery Performance

    Harman continuously strives to improve the performance of our speakers through software updates in the JBL Connect App. To optimise battery life and performance for your speaker, please perform a software update:
    • First download the JBL Connect App from the App store or Google Play store to your mobile device.
    • Then connect to the speaker by Bluetooth.
    • Open the JBL Connect App and select settings to check and install the new Software version.
    • The red dot indicates the presence of an update (see image below).
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    Troubleshooting
  • Pairing issues with a Computer or PC

    In most cases when a Computer/PC/Laptop has issues connecting to a Bluetooth device (Portable speaker, Headphones, Active speakers), it's caused by your Computer/PC/Laptop's Bluetooth driver (software).

    The driver (software) should support the following Bluetooth protocols, to be able to play music/sound from your Computer/PC/Laptop:

    • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) driver for your Computer/PC/Headphones to transfer music.

    • AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) driver to send skip/forward/pause/play music to your device

    Always get the latest driver version available for your Computer/PC/Laptop.

    To download the correct driver (software), visit the manufacturer's website of your Computer/PC/Laptop. They usually have a "Support/Download" section where you can find the correct driver. Otherwise, we advise you to contact their support.

    The standard drivers provided by Microsoft/Windows system are not correct and will result in error messages (such as having to enter a PIN code), or pairing will not work.

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    Connectivity
  • What are the differences between Partyboost and Connect+

    Our newest products, such has JBL Pulse 4 and JBL Flip 5, feature a new technology called Partyboost .

    Partyboost technology
    • Improved Bluetooth connection between speakers.
    • A more powerful Bluetooth transmitter means that the speakers can be farther apart.
    • Connect hundreds of speakers.
    • Partyboost can only connect to other Partyboost speakers.
    All newer Portable products from JBL will have Partyboost integrated.
    Unfortunately, this feature is not backwards compatible with  previous models that have JBL Connect or Connect+.
     

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    Product information
  • Waterproof Information (IPX7)

    This unit is IPX7 rated, which means that you can submerge the unit in water as deep as 3 feet (1 meter) for up to 30 minutes.

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  • After I updated my computer to Windows 8/10, I am no longer able to establish a Bluetooth connection with my speaker to play music. How can I correct the problem?

    This is because most Windows do not support A2DP stereo audio streaming via Bluetooth, the standard for music-listening through Bluetooth. The system will support keyboards, mice, printers etc. via Bluetooth, but not audio. It is necessary to download the proper drivers, either from the computer manufacturer, the software manufacturer or the manufacturer of the Bluetooth chip in the computer. Help to do this must be sought with the companies that supply one or more of these computer features.

  • Does my Speaker have Speakerphone/Voice Assistant Functionality?

    This product does not feature speakerphone or voice assistant functionality as it does not have a microphone.

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  • Upgrading the software on your PartyBoost or Connect+ Speaker

    Software updates for your speaker can be done using the JBL Connect app.
    Download it from the Apple App store and Google Play store.
    If there is an available update, look for the small red dot above the gear icon and follow the download instructions (see image below).
    If you have an issue with your device it is always worth checking if there is a Software update available and performing the installation if there is.


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  • Information on different firmware versions on same products and models

    There can be differences in the internal hardware that also implies different firmwares. These products feature the same specifications and performance expectations. If the app does not inform you of any new updates, the firmware is current and the product is performing as designed.

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    Product information
  • How to Turn Off Startup Sounds and Change Speaker Name

    You can turn off startup/shutdown sounds and rename your speaker by using the JBL Connect app.
    First, connect your phone or tablet to the speaker and then select your speaker from the list in the JBL Connect app.

    Next, press the gear symbol Settings.png (top right) to go to settings.

    Now you will be able to see the button to turn off audio feedback sounds (slider left and grey background):
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    Press the button again to turn audio feedback sounds back on (slider right and orange background):
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    Here you can also rename the speaker by clicking the PenSymbol.png pen symbol.

    Please note: This is only possible for Bluetooth speakers that are compatible with the JBL Connect app.

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  • Charging the Speaker When Wet

    You will need to dry the charging port completely before plugging in power for charging.
     
  • PartyBoost support on the JBL Connect and JBL Connect+

    The new PartyBoost does not support the previous Connect and Connect+ features. For example: You will not be able to successfully connect the new PartyBoost enabled Flip 5 with a Connect+ enabled speaker like the Pulse 3 or Flip 4. You will not be able to connect the Boombox 2 to the original Boombox speaker.

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  • How long does it take to charge the battery?

    It takes 3.5 hours to charge the battery from completely empty to full charge.
  • Pairing issues with a Smartphone or Tablet

    1. First, try to restart the Bluetooth connection on your source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC) by switching Bluetooth off and on again with a short pause in between.

    2. "Forget" (remove) the previously paired connection (on your smartphone/tablet/PC) in your Bluetooth settings if you had once paired with your product.

    3. Try to restart the source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC) by powering it off and on again and after restarting, try to establish a Bluetooth connection to your product.

    4. If the above does not work, then try to restart your product (Portable speaker, Headphone) by turning it off and on again.

    5. Press and hold down the Bluetooth button on your device (Portable speaker, Headphones) to initiate pairing mode again.

    6. Go into the Bluetooth settings on your Smartphone/tablet or PC to start the pairing process.

    You should now have a successful pairing with your device. If you are still experiencing issues, please contact us again.

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    Connectivity
  • How to avoid Bluetooth Interference or Interruptions

    • Always have clear line of sight between your Bluetooth device (speaker, headphones etc.) and source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC etc). Be aware of obstacles in front of your devices.

    • Try to shutdown other products that have Bluetooth, but are not being used. They are often the reason for interference even though they are not being used.

    • Do not stand too close to your Wi-Fi router since a Wi-Fi signal is stronger and in many cases will "overlap" the connection.

    • Be aware of walls around you. Concrete and brick walls will often interrupt the signal, as it cannot pass through such thick walls.

    • Bluetooth signals cannot travel through water, which includes the human body. Make sure with wireless headphones to keep your source device and the receiver on the same side of your body.

    • Open spaces such as parks can cause issues for your devices, as open air is "bad" for any Bluetooth signal if it cannot reflect from objects around you.

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    Connectivity
  • Bluetooth Troubleshooting

    How to avoid Bluetooth interference/interruptions:

    • Always have a clear line of sight between your Bluetooth device (speaker, headphones, etc.) and source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC, etc). Be aware of obstacles in front of your devices.

    • Try to shutdown products that have Bluetooth, but not are not being used. They are often the reason for interference even though they are not being used.

    • Do not stand too close to your Wi-Fi router since a Wi-Fi signal is stronger and in many cases will "overlap" the connection.

    • Be aware of walls around you. Concrete and brick walls will often interrupt the signal, as it cannot pass through such thick walls.

    • Bluetooth signals cannot travel through water, which includes the human body. Make sure with Wireless Headphones to keep your Source device and the receiver on the same side of your body.

    • Open spaces such as parks can cause issues for your devices, as open air is "bad" for any Bluetooth signal if it cannot reflect from objects around you.
       

    Pairing issues with a Smartphone or Tablet:

    1. First, try to restart the Bluetooth connection on your source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC) by switching Bluetooth off and on again with a short pause in between.
    2. "Forget" (remove) the previously paired connection (on your smartphone/tablet/PC) in your Bluetooth settings if you had once paired with our product.

    3. Try to restart the source device(Smartphone/tablet/PC) by powering it off and on again, and after restarting try to establish a Bluetooth connection to your product.

    4. If the above does not work, then try to restart your product (Portable speaker, Headphone) by turning it off and on again.

    5. Press and hold down the Bluetooth button on your device (Portable speaker, Headphones) to initiate pairing mode again.

    6. Go into the Bluetooth settings on your Smartphone/tablet or PC to start the pairing process.

    You should now have a successful pairing with our device, but if you are still experiencing issues then contact us again.

    Pairing issues with a Computer or PC:
    In most cases when a Computer/PC/Laptop has issues connecting to a Bluetooth device (Portable speaker, Headphones, Active speakers), it's caused by your Computer/PC/Laptop's Bluetooth driver (software).
    The driver (software) should support the following Bluetooth protocols, to be able to play music/sounds from your Computer/PC/Laptop:

    • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) driver for your Computer/PC/Headphones to transfer music.

    • AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) driver to send skip/forward/pause/play music to your device

    Always get the latest driver version available for your Computer/PC/Laptop.

    To download the correct driver (software), visit the manufacturer's website of your Computer/PC/Laptop. They usually have a "Support/Download" section where you can find the correct driver. Otherwise, contact their support.
    The standard drivers provided by Microsoft/Windows systems are often not correct, and will result in error messages (such as having to enter a PIN code), or pairing not working.

    What is Bluetooth technology?
    Bluetooth technology is a wireless technology that exchanges data (Music etc.) over short distances from a mobile device.
    Bluetooth range depends on your surroundings (reflection from objects) and what chipset is being used (some can go 1 meter, 10 meters or 100 meters).
    Our Bluetooth devices typically supports up to 10 meter distance from the source device.

    Explaining the different Bluetooth profiles used in our devices:
    Many of our Bluetooth devices have a specification sheet like Bluetooth Profiles Supported: A2DP v1.5/AVRCP v1.6. These are the protocols that a specific Bluetooth speaker or Headphone device is compatible with. This might look too technical for some customers, but all you need to know is that Bluetooth Speakers and Headphones they are the only ones with these profile that you need to be aware of:

    A2DP – A2DP stands for ‘Advanced Audio Distribution Profile’ and is a Bluetooth protocol that allows mobile users to stream high quality (stereo or mono) audio wirelessly. If you want to listen to your music on a pair of Bluetooth headphones or speakers, both devices need to support this.

    AVRCP – AVRCP stands for ‘Audio/Video Remote Control Profile' and controls remote functions such as pause/start/skip/forward.

    HSP – HSP stands for ‘Headset Profile’ and is a Bluetooth profile to enable a two-way wireless Headphone to be used with a Bluetooth smartphone. In our Headphones this is one of the most common Bluetooth profiles and supports simultaneous two-way (full-duplex) audio, but it does not support stereo audio.

    HFP - HFP Stands for 'Hands Free Profile'. This profile provides the same abilities as HSP does, but adds abilities such as redial last number called, voice dialing and call waiting.

    Note for HSP and HFP:
    You can also use it with devices other than phones, like your Computer/PC with a Bluetooth Headphone that could be used with a Bluetooth-enabled PC and VoIP software to place an Internet phone call (NOTE: some PC software requires different drivers for specific purposes like SKYPE - Always refer to the manufacturer of the PC/Laptop for help with setting this up).

  • Renaming of the JBL Connect App to JBL Portable

    The JBL Connect app will be renamed as JBL Portable on the App Store and Google Play store in January 2021, it will still be possible to find the app in each store by searching for either JBL Connect or JBL Portable.

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    Connectivity
  • Is the Xtreme 2 waterproof?

    Yes, the Xtreme 2 features an IPX 7 rating. IPX7 is defined as the speaker can be immersed in water up to 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.

  • How many hours of audio playback can you receive on a full charge on the Xtreme 2?

    You can receive up to 15 hours of playing time, depending on the music volume.

  • Sound Distortion After Immersing Speaker in Water

    If you experience any sound distortion after immersing your speaker in water, simply shake the speaker to get rid of any excess moisture and allow the speaker to completely dry. Once dry, the sound quality should return to normal.
  • What is the procedure to reset Xtreme?

    With the speaker ON, press and hold the VOL+ and Pause/Play buttons for 5-6 seconds. The Xtreme shuts down, and is now reset. You will need to 'forget' the speaker in Bluetooth settings on your phone/tablet in order to pair it again.

  • Which JBL portable Bluetooth speakers have the JBL voice integration with SIRI and Google Now feature?

    JBL Xtreme, JBL Pulse 2, JBL Charge3, JBL Flip 3, Pulse 3, and Flip 4 Android, Google Now, Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc. Siri, iTunes, and Apple Music are trademarks of Apple Inc. Spotify is a registered trademark of Spotify AB. IOS is a registered trademark of Cisco in the US and is used by Apple under license.

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