JBL Link Bar
|Transducer||2 x 20mm (0.8”) tweeter, 4 x (44x80)mm (1.7"x3.2”) racetrack driver|
|Total Maximum Power||100W|
|Bluetooth transmitter frequency range||2402–2480MHz|
|Wireless network||802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz)|
|Multi 4k video HDMI input|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||1020 x 60 x 93mm|
|Note||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).|
|Time to standby||N/A|
|*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.|
Documents & Downloads
What’s in the Box
- 1 x JBL LINK BAR
- 1 x Remote control
- 1 x Power cable
- 1 x HDMI cable
- 1 x Quick start guide
- 1 x Warranty card
FAQs & How-Tos
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.
This is how you will do it
- Press the BLUETOOTH button on the LINK BAR
- Now hold the BLUETOOTH button down for 3-5 seconds.
- When you see "SEARCHING FOR ACCESSORIES" on your TV screen, release the BLUETOOTH button.
- On your REMOTE press the HOME and BACK buttons at the same time.
- A Green LED light will flash on the REMOTE to indicate that it is in pairing mode.
- Keep holding down the buttons until you see a message on the TV screen that says, "Pairing remote control to LINK BAR" After 10 seconds, release.
- If done successfully on your TV screen, you will see an indicator counting down that it will "pair" with your remote.
BONUS TIP: There is an Android app called Android TV that will turn your Smartphone into a Remote controller.