JBL Bar 3.1

JBL Bar 3.1

3.1-Channel 4K Ultra HD Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer

Sold from 2018 until now

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Product Specifications

Total Maximun Power
450W
Soundbar Transducer Size
6 x 2.25" racetrack drivers 3 x 1.25" tweeter
Subwoofer Transducer Size
10"
Bluetooth Version
4.2
Max SPL
103db
Frequency Response
35Hz to 20KHz
Audio inputs
1 Analog, 1 Optical, Bluetooth, USB
Soundbar dimension and weight
(Wx H x D) 40” x 2.3” x 3.1” (1018 x 58 x 78mm)/ 2.3 Kg
Subwoofer dimension and weight
(W x H x D) 12” x 12” x 17.3” (305 x 305 x 440mm)/ 12.1 Kg
HDMI Video Inputs
3
HDMI Video Output (with Audio Return Channel)
1
HDMI HDCP Version
2.2

Hear the voice. Feel the Bass.

Featuring 450W of total system power, a dedicated center channel and a 10” wireless subwoofer for thrilling bass, and voice clarity, the JBL Bar 3.1 soundbar with JBL Surround Sound and Dolby® Digital lets you immerse yourself in best-in-class surround sound audio. Bluetooth enabled for convenient, wireless streaming, the JBL Bar 3.1 allows you to connect up to three 4K devices via the HDMI inputs for state-of-the-art viewing and listening experience. With the dedicated amplifer and speakers for center channel, you can enjoy clear dialogue even during the most thrilling scenes. Further enhanced with JBL SoundShift, which allows you to instantly switch between sound from your TV, and sound from your mobile phone or tablet. You can moreover control the soundbar with your existing TV remote control, the JBL Bar 3.1 clearly raises the bar for soundbars.

The dedicated center channel enhances voice clarity so you will not miss a note from any scene.
The 450W power output combined with JBL Surround Sound, ensures a high quality audio performance for your movies and music.
Enjoy rich and thrilling bass as well as the convenience of flexible placement without the hassle of wires.
Easily connect all your 4K devices and upgrade your home entertainment to Ultra HD and HDCP 2.2
Stream all your music wirelessly from any mobile device
This JBL soundbar is designed to work with many of today's top TV remote controls, so you can use your existing TV remote control for both TV and soundbar.

FAQs & How-Tos

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  • The JBL Bar series soundbars supports three CEC commands: - System Standby - One Touch Play - Audio Return Channel.
  • Yes. Out-the-box the JBL Bar series soundbar recognizes volume and mute controls from the most common TV remote controls. The JBL Bar series has IR learning. You can use this feature to teach the soundbar to response to your TV's remote control as well.
  • Press and hold the Source, Vol+ and Vol- buttons at the same time until you see the text "reset" on the soundbar's display.
  • Normal pairing is automatic, and happens when you first switch both devices on. If pairing does not take place automatically, or you have to force new pairing, here is what to do: Turn on the soundbar and the subwoofer. If the connection is lost, the LED indicator on the subwoofer blinks slowly. Second, press the CONNECT button on the subwoofer to enter pairing mode. The LED indicator on the subwoofer blinks quickly. Third, press and hold the DIM DISPLAY button on the remote control for 5 seconds, followed by short press on BASS+, and BASS- button in sequence. Panel display will show “PAIRING”. If pairing succeeds, the LED indicator on the subwoofer lights up, and the soundbar display will show "DONE”. If pairing fails, the indicator on the subwoofer blinks slowly. Lastly, if the pairing fails, repeat the steps above. If you have continued trouble performing the pairing, please try to switch off all wireless devices in the home, then try again. This means routers, TV sets with wireless functions, telephones, computers etc. Since overcrowding on the 2.4 GHz frequency now often causes problems, eliminating all this activity makes space for the Bar to establish its connection, and you should be able to pair without problems. Afterwards, you can switch your devices on again. Often, all will now work fine, and if not, you will know which devices are doing the interference.
  • The speaker uses Bluetooth version 4.2 but does NOT support APT X.
  • Yes. All but the Bar Studio model have an LED display on the soundbar's front panel. The display tells which source input, volume level, and sound feature you are on. You are able to dim the display, using the remote, during low light usage.
  • The JBL Bar 2.1 has a 6.5" subwoofer, whereas the Bar 3.1 has a 10" subwoofer. The Bar 3.1 has two additional HDMI inputs, support 4K, and has a dedicated tweeter and two woofers to function as the center channel. These added features makes the JBL Bar 3.1 more efficient at producing bass, connecting multiple sources, playing Ultra HD content, and listening to voice/vocals.
  • There are 5 sound modes: - Standard - Movie - Music - Voice - Sports Out the box, "Standard" sound mode is the default setting. The display on the soundbar's front panel will show which mode you are in (excluding the Bar Studio) Dotted LED lights on the side of the JBL Studio indicates when sound more your are in, the patterns are as follows: - Standard: One LED dot - Movie: Two LED dots - Music: Three LED dots - Voice: Four LED dots - Sports: Five LED dots
  • The distance between wall-mounts centers are: JBL BAR Studio: 45 cm. JBL BAR 2.1: 70 cm. JBL BAR 3.1: 70 cm. JBL BAR 5.1: 61 cm JBL BAR 5.1 Surround: 71.85 cm JBL BAR 9.1: 55,5 cm

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