JBL Link Bar
Voice-Activated Soundbar with Android TV and the Google Assistant built-in
Getting started with your JBL Link Bar
Documents & Downloads
- 2 x 20mm (0.8”) tweeter, 4 x (44x80)mm (1.7"x3.2”) racetrack driver
- Total Maximum Power
- Frequency response
- Signal-to-noise ratio
- Power Supply
- Bluetooth version
- Bluetooth transmitter frequency range
- Wireless network
- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz)
- Multi 4k video HDMI input
- Chromecast built-in
- Dimensions (W x H x D)
- 1020 x 60 x 93mm
- Gross Weight
- Net Weight
- LINK BAR is intended to be used for streaming music. A consumer can stream Bluetooth audio to the speaker. A consumer can connect their speaker to the local Wi-Fi Network and stream music with Google Chromecast. In addition, the speaker will work with Google Home. This product is designed to be instantly on and ready to play music at a moment's notice, therefore, the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection must remain active at all times to ensure proper operation.
- LINK BAR is in compliance with the European Union energy legislation. LINK BAR complies with European Commission Regulation (EC) No 1275/2008 (HiNA and (EU) No 801/2013 as a networked equipment with high network availability equipment and equipment with HiNA functionality).
- Power consumption:
- Off Mode
- Network Standby
- Time to standby
- Active Standby*
- *Active Standby
- LINK BAR is connected to a wireless network but does not provide active audio functions. when LINK BAR is plugged into a wall socket, regardless whether it is muted or not, words "Hey Google" or "Ok Google" it is automatically on active standby mode. It will respond to you if you say the trigger.
The smartest JBL soundbar yet with Android TV and the Google Assistant
JBL Link Bar is a voice-activated soundbar with Android TV and Google Assistant built-in. It turns any TV into a smarter TV, with legendary JBL sound performance. Just start with “Hey Google” to quickly find the latest blockbuster movie, check the score of the big game, or control your smart home — all with just your voice and without leaving what you're watching. 4K UHD support you will experience exceptional sound quality with vivid image quality. Simple to install, it connects to your TV with a single cable, creating an effortless setup. The Link Bar leverages JBL’s audio expertise in a smartly crafted audio system that is precisely tuned to deliver an impactful and exciting audio performance with crystal clear highs, silky smooth mid-band and tight bass from a one-piece soundbar.
FAQs & How-Tos
Learn how to troubleshoot when you can’t connect your Google Assistant device to your home Wi-Fi network.
Let us walk-through a list of things needed to ensure every requirement is met.
- Check your mobile device if that is able to connect to same Wireless network.
- Make sure you are within range of your Wireless router.
- Check the Wireless signal on your mobile device, does it have a weak signal then move closer to the router.
- Try both Wireless network bands 2.4GHz and 5GHz in case one of them are failing.
- You will have longer range with 2.4GHz, but less performance and most of the times a crowded network (many devices are using 2.4GHz band).
- You will have less interference with 5GHz and higher performance, however, the range of the 5GHz network has shorter range.
- Try using a different mobile device, if you have one.
- Reboot your Wireless network router and your mobile device.
Wireless Network Extender
Some houses or apartments can be too big for one Wireless network router to cover it all.
Let's talk about the issues that might appear with an Extender network.
- Network Extenders that will help cover poor signal in your home, often results in poor connection and low speed performance.
- Often the Network Extender is a low budget device or not suited for having too many devices attached to it.
- Placement of the speaker is crucial as you can put it in a place where it could connect to either main Wireless router or the Extender, that will confuse Wireless network devices.
- To solve this issue, try move the speaker closer to main router or have fewer devices attached to your Wireless Extender.
- In addition, always use 5GHz connection between your Network extender and main router (best solution and performance).
One Wireless Network Name (SSID)
- You may have set the Wireless Network SSID (Wi-Fi network name) to one big Wireless network (With a main router + Extender(s).
- If the JBL LINK device is within range of both Wireless networks (Main router & Extender) then it can get confused with which one to connect to.
- To solve this issue, using two different name for your extended network will help with the performance of the JBL LINK Speaker and Google Assistant request.
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