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JBL® CONTROL XSTREAM

Powerful and perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, the JBL® Control XStream is the world’s first wireless loudspeaker pair with Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect and Bluetooth® capabilities. With Chromecast built-in, you can instantly stream music from your favorite music app, radio, or podcast from services like Google Play Music, Spotify, Pandora to your speaker using your smart device or voice command, while working with the Google Assistant. To amplify your party, speakers with Chromecast built-in can be grouped together to enjoy the same song in every room. Moreover, powered by Spotify Connect, you can experience effortless control of your music with just pressing “PLAY” button on the speaker to play your favorite playlist instantly.

Product Specifications

General Specifications

Low-frequency transducer 5.25" (133mm) woofer
High-frequency transducer 1" (25mm) tweeter
Rated power 30W per channel RMS
Frequency response 70Hz–20kHz
Signal-to-noise ratio 80dBA
Input connections Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, Aux-in
Product Dimensions (W x D x H) 253.5mm x 178mm x 145.5mm per speaker
Weight 2.65kg (Primary speaker)
Packaging Dimensions (W x D x H) 430mm x 230mm x 300mm
Gross weight 6.7kg
Power supply 100-240VAC, 50/60Hz, 60 Watts
Power consumption in sleep mode <2.0W (for primary speaker), <0.5W (for secondary speaker)
Bluetooth® version 4.2
Bluetooth® transmitter frequency range 2402−2480MHz
Bluetooth® transmitter power <4dBm
Bluetooth® transmitter modulation GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
5G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range 5.150~5.350GHz,5.470~5.725GHz, 5.725~5.825GHz
5G Wi-Fi transmitter power <20dBm (EIRP)
5G Wi-Fi modulation OFDM, BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM
5G Wi-Fi network compatibility IEEE 802.11 n/ac
2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range 2412–2472MHz(2.4GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels)
2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter power <20dBm (EIRP)
2.4G Wi-Fi modulation OFDM, DSSS, DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, 16QAM, 64QAM
2.4G Wi-Fi network compatibility IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac
Power consumption in sleep mode 2.0 Watts/hour
Note - The JBL Control XStream is intended to be used for streaming music via Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi technology. This product is designed to be instantly on and ready to play music at a moment’s notice. The JBL Control Xstream is in compliance with the European Union energy legislation. It will enter into sleep mode (networked standby) after 10 minutes without operation, after which it can be re-activated via Bluetooth® or Wi-Fi.
Please consult the documents for in-depth specs

Documents & Downloads

What’s in the Box

  • 1 x JBL Control XStream
  • 2 x Regional power cord(s)
  • 1 x Quick-start guide
  • 1 x Safety & Warranty sheet

FAQs & How-Tos

  • Can I use Bluetooth with my Control Xstream

    Yes, that’s the best part about this speaker, there are so many options. Besides streaming over Wi-Fi, the JBL Control Xstream also offers a Bluetooth connection and an AUX input

  • How much power does the Control Xstream use in standby-mode?

    Power consumption in standby-mode is <2.0W for primary speaker and <0.5W for the secondary speaker.

  • Can I get wallmounts for Control Xstream

    Please note that although the Control Xstream does have a threaded insert for brackets, JBL offers no brackets. Custom made wallmounts should be used.

  • Can I rename my Control Xstream

    Yes, via the Google Home app. Press the three dot icon on the specific speaker, and select device settings. Press on the subject "name" and this will allow you to change the device name. Press save afterwards.

  • Can Control Xstream be connected by wire

    This is an active speaker, so it can be connected with an 3.5 mm AUX connection.

  • Can I connect my Control Xstream speakers to 5GHz Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Control Xstream uses both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHZ wi-fi networks.

  • Will Control Xstream switch off when they are not used (standby)

    This speaker will go to standby mode after 10 minutes inactivity. It turn on when you start playing to it again.

  • Can Control Xstream withstand all weather.

    Control Xstream is splash proof (IPX3). Which means that they can be used outside, but they should not be exposed to direct precipitation.

  • What is the connection between the speakers.

    The wireless connection between the two speakers is a 2.4 GHz connection

  • Does Control Xstream have Spotify Connect?

    Yes, Control Xstream supports Spotify Connect, which can be used from the Spotify app if you have a premium account.

  • Can I stream Google Chromecast via my PC to Control Xstream?

    Yes, Control Xstream is a Chromecast device that allows you to cast music content via your Chrome browser. However, the JBL Control Xstream is not made for video purposes, because there will be delay between sound and image.

  • Is there a Wi-Fi signal indicator on JBL Control Xstream?

    There is a Wi-Fi indicator on the back of the main speaker, and when it turns amber, it indicates that the Wi-Fi signal is weak. Try to move the speaker closer to your Wi-Fi router, and when the signal indicator turns White again, then it has a steady connection.

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