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JBL CHARGE 5

Take the party with you no matter what the weather. The JBL Charge 5 speaker delivers bold JBL Original Pro Sound, with its optimized long excursion driver, separate tweeter and dual pumping JBL bass radiators. Up to 20 hours of playtime and a handy powerbank to keep your devices charged to keep the party going all night. Rain? Spilled drinks? Beach sand? The IP67 waterproof and dustproof Charge 5 survives whatever comes its way. Thanks to PartyBoost, you can connect multiple JBL PartyBoost-enabled speakers for a sound big enough for any crowd. With all-new colors inspired by the latest street fashion trends, it looks as great as it sounds.

Product Specifications

General Specifications

Maximum music playing time (hrs) 20
Output power (W) 30

Audio Specifications

Dynamic frequency response range (Hz) 65 Hz - 20k Hz

Dimension Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D) 223 x 96.5 x 94 mm/ 8.7 x 3.76 x 3.67 inch
Weight 0.96 kg/ 2.11 lbs

Control Connect Specifications

Bluetooth profiles A2DP 1.3, AVRCP 1.6
Bluetooth frequency 2400 MHz - 2483.5 MHz
Bluetooth transmitted modulation GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
Bluetooth transmitter power ≤ 20 dBm (EIRP)
Bluetooth version 5
Please consult the documents for in-depth specs

Documents & Downloads

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What’s in the Box

  • 1 x JBL Charge 5
  • 1 x Type C USB Cable
  • 1 x Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x Warranty Card
JBL CHARGE 5 - What's in the Box

FAQs & How-Tos

  • Factory Reset Procedure

    To reset the JBL Charge 5: 

    Volume+ & Play/Pause Long press for 2 seconds while the speaker is ON

    Please note: If the Charge 5 was previously paired with any phones/tablets, please remove the speaker from your list of paired Bluetooth devices. Now it has been restored to its factory settings, it will automatically enter into pairing mode the first time you power it on.

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  • Issues with the JBL Portable App and your Android device

    There might be several reasons that our Portable app may not be working correctly on your Android device. First, your Android device must have 5.0 OS (Operating system) or higher to support JBL Connect app. Devices under 5.0 OS will not be supported. If you are having trouble viewing your JBL Portable device in the app, please disable Bluetooth, and then turn it back on again. Now you should be able to see your device in the JBL Portable app.

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  • Upgrading the software on your PartyBoost or Connect+ Speaker

    Software updates for your speaker can be done using the JBL Portable 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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  • Setting up your PartyBoost speakers in stereo mode

    1. Turn on both speakers

    2. Connect your device to one of the two speakers via Bluetooth 

    3. Start streaming music content to that speaker

    4. Go into JBL Portable app

    5. Allow the app to detect the single speaker playing content

    6. Once detected, press the Connect/Partyboost button on both speakers

    7. Allow the app to identify both speakers

    8. You should now see the option for Partymode.  Click it.

    9. Now you will see the option for Party or Stereo.  Select Stereo.

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  • Speaker Phone Information

    This model does not feature an internal speaker phone and cannot be used for phone calls or other VoIP systems.
  • Does this speaker have an Aux Input?

    This speaker does not have an Aux Input, so no analog connection is possible.
  • IP67 Information

    This product is rated IPX67 which is different from IPX7. IP67 protects the product from submersion in 1 meter (3.3 feet) of water for up to 30 minutes, but it is also resistant against dust. Dust accumulation around electronics can lead to hardware failure so the IP67 rating is extremely beneficial addition to this product. 

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  • JBL Portable App: PC Information

    You cannot download the JBL Portable App on a PC. This app is only available on mobile devices.

  • My device is waterproof, but what about salt water or chlorine water?

    Your JBL speaker is waterproof with IPX7 rating. (IPX7 means it can survive immersion in 1 meter/3.3 feet for up to 30 minutes.) To maintain the looks and functions of your speaker, please make sure to rinse it with fresh water after using it at a swimming pool or the ocean, then dry off all covers and areas where water can gather. The standard for waterproofing is for tap water. Chemicals and salt in your pool or the ocean can damage the waterproof seals or harm the surface finish over time if not rinsed off after use.

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