JBL LIVE 500BT

JBL LIVE 500BT

Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

Sold from 2018 until now

Getting started with your JBL LIVE 500BT

Getting started with your JBL LIVE 500BT

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Product Specifications

Driver size (mm)
50.0
Driver sensitivity at 1kHz/1mW (dB)
108dB SPL@1kHz/Pa
Dynamic frequency response range (Hz)
18Hz - 20Hz
Impedance (ohms)
32.0
Number of drivers per ear
1.0
Headphone cable length (cm)
133.4
Headphone cable length (ft)
4.38
Weight (g)
231.6
Weight (oz)
8.51
Bluetooth version
4.2
Bluetooth profiles
A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2
Bluetooth frequency
2.402 – 2.480GHz
Bluetooth transmitted modulation
GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
Bluetooth transmitter power
0-4 dbm
Maximum music play time with ANC off (hours)
33.0
Maximum talk time (hours)
33.0
Maximum play time (hours)
33.0
Ambient Aware
Yes
Built-in Microphone
Yes
Detachable Cable
Yes
Fabric headband
Yes
Flat-fold design
Yes
Hands Free Call
Yes
JBL Signature Sound
Yes
Multi-Point Connection
Yes
TalkThru
Yes
Touch Control
Yes
Wireless
Yes
Speed charge
No
Over-ear
Yes
Rechargable battery
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Controls on Ear Cups?
Yes

Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

In your world, superior sound is essential, so slip on a pair of JBL LIVE500BT wireless around-ear headphones. Equipped with massive 50mm drivers, JBL LIVE500BT headphones deliver JBL Signature Sound punctuated with enhanced bass so every track on every playlist pops. Need some help getting through the day? Easily access the Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa with a tap on the ear cup and play your favorite playlist, text your friend or check the weather and much more, without glancing at your phone. But that’s not all. The JBL LIVE500BT headphones can also keep you in touch with your surroundings thanks to the Ambient Aware function and TalkThru Technology letting you have a conversation without removing the headphones. Lightweight and comfortable thanks to the pillow soft padded headband, you’ll enjoy up to 30 hours of music streaming with 2 hours of recharging time, multi-point connection capabilities and a convenient detachable cable with remote/mic, that lets you rock on even when the battery goes off. Rock out while staying tuned in with the JBL LIVE500BT headphones

50mm drivers and a sound signature that can be found in the most famous venues all around the world.
Play your favorite playlist, text your friend, check the weather and much more by simply tapping the ear cup to activate the Google voice assistant or Amazon Alexa. Use the all-new JBL App to easily set your preferred voice assistants
Don’t let the music stop! Stay in touch with your surroundings while listening to your tunes. A touch of the Ambient Aware button increases the ambient sound and lets you hear what’s happening around you. The TalkThru mode drops the music level down, allowing you to talk to your friends without removing your headphones.
Rock on non-stop for a full day or more and enjoy super-fast recharging if that’s not enough.
A quick 15-minute charge lets you extend the fun for an additional 2 hours (max).
Stay in touch with your world by managing calls with the buttons on the ear-cup. When the battery is flat, just plug-in the audio cable and continue listening and chatting.
Allows you to effortlessly switch from one Bluetooth® device to another. You can simply switch from a video on your tablet to a call on your mobile phone, so that you’ll never miss a call.
Personalize your listening experience by tweaking the JBL LIVE500BT sound preferences via the free My JBL Headphones App
Shaped around your head with a fitting fabric headband and soft ear cushions, the LIVE500BT are super comfy
When the battery is flat, just plug-in the audio cable and continue listening or chatting.

FAQs & How-Tos

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  • This headphone does not support aptX, aptX HD, aptX Low Latency audio codecs.
  • Yes, there are two ways to disable the voice assistant feature.
    1) double tap the left ear cup, or 2) In the My JBL Headphones app, de-select both assistants.
  • Yes, you can use them for telephone conversations in both Bluetooth and wired mode when paired with a smart device. 
  • Yes, both voice assistants are supported by the JBL LIVE headphones.
    Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant must be selected as the default voice assistant through the My JBL Headphones app.
    The two voice assistants cannot be used simultaneously. You can always change your default voice assistant through the My JBL Headphones app.
  • -       No, your Voice Assistant operates in the cloud and needs to be connected to the internet. .

  • Yes, the headphones have Multipoint Connection, which allows you to switch seamlessly between the connected devices. 
  • If you are experiencing issues getting the app to communicate with your headphones, (assuming you have already paired the headphones with the device) go into the communication apps audio settings. You will likely find the resolution there. You may have to set your headphones as the ‘communication device’ within the app you are using.

  • -       Visit App store and download ‘Amazon Alexa’ App.

  • To pair the JBL LIVE headphones the first time, switch the headphone on, look for the blinking blue light indicating pairing mode. Switch on Bluetooth on your source device, find the JBL LIVE headphones in Settings > Bluetooth and confirm pairing. To pair the JBL LIVE headphones from the second time onwards, or to link them with a different device, press and hold the power button until the blue flashing light is visible. 
  • With the headphones switched ON, press and hold both volume buttons for more than 5 seconds.
    Your headphones are now reset to factory status.
     
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