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JBL Flip Essential

Enjoy surprisingly powerful, room-filling stereo sound with the JBL Flip Essential ultra-compact portable Bluetooth speaker. Powered by a rechargeable 3000mAh Li-ion battery, it delivers up to 10 hours of non-stop, high-quality playtime. The exterior is IPX7 rated, featuring a waterproof design with durable fabric. From tabletop to poolside, from sunny mornings to rainy nights, the Flip Essential is your ultimate all-purpose, all-weather companion.

Product Specifications

General Specifications

Maximum music playing time (hrs) 10
Output power (W) 2 x 8

Dimension Specifications

Dimensions (cm) 6.4 x 16.9 x 6.4
Dimensions (in) 2.5 x 6.7 x 2.5
Weight (kgs) 0.47
Weight (lbs) 1.0

Control Connect Specifications

Bluetooth version 4.1
Please consult the documents for in-depth specs

Documents & Downloads

What’s in the Box

  • 1 x JBL Flip Essential
  • 1 x Micro USB Cable
  • 1 x Quick-Start Guide
  • 1 x Safety Sheet
  • 1 x Warranty Card
JBL Flip Essential - What's in the Box

FAQs & How-Tos

Charging the Speaker When Wet
You will need to dry the charging port completely before plugging in power for charging. 
Pairing issues with a Computer or PC
In most cases when a Computer/PC/Laptop has issues connecting to a Bluetooth device (Portable speaker, Headphones, Active speakers), it's caused by your Computer/PC/Laptop's Bluetooth driver (software).The driver (software) should support the following Bluetooth protocols, to be able to play music/sound from your Computer/PC/Laptop:• A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) driver for your Computer/PC/Headphones to transfer music.• AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile) driver to send skip/forward/pause/play music to your deviceAlways get the latest driver version available for your Computer/PC/Laptop.To download the correct driver (software), visit the manufacturer's website of your Computer/PC/Laptop. They usually have a "Support/Download" section where you can find the correct driver. Otherwise, we advise you to contact their support.The standard drivers provided by Microsoft/Windows system are not correct and will result in error messages (such as having to enter a PIN code), or pairing will not work.
Does my Speaker have Speakerphone/Voice Assistant Functionality?
This product does not feature speakerphone or voice assistant functionality as it does not have a microphone.
Waterproof Information (IPX7)
This unit is IPX7 rated, which means that you can submerge the unit in water as deep as 3 feet (1 meter) for up to 30 minutes.
How to restore your speaker to factory default settings
If you encounter issues using the speaker with your phone or tablet, or you want to remove all previous Bluetooth pairings from the speaker, it may be necessary to 'factory reset' the speaker.How to resetFirst, remove or forget the speaker from the list of paired Bluetooth devices in the settings of the phone or tablet.Then, with the speaker powered on, press and hold the Volume + and Play buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds until the unit turns off.The speaker has now been restored to factory default settings. 

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