|Rated Power Input||3.2W|
|Battery Type||Lithium-ion polymer (3.7V, 600mAh)|
|Battery Charge Time||2 hrs @ 0.5A|
|Music Playing Time||up to 5 hours (varies by volume level and audio content)|
|Frequency Response||160Hz – 20kHz|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||>80 dB|
|Transducer||1 x 40mm|
Control Connect Specifications
|Bluetooth Support||A2DP V1.2, AVRCP V1.4, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2|
|Bluetooth Transmitter Power||0-4dBm|
|Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range||2.402 – 2.480 GHz|
|Bluetooth Transmitter Modulation||GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK|
Documents & Downloads
What’s in the Box
- 1 x Micro USB Cable for charging
- 1 x Quick start guide
- 1 x JBL Clip
- 1 x Safety sheet
FAQs & How-Tos
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.
Playback TimeThis product supports up to 10 hours of audio playtime. Please note that battery life may vary depending on volume level and content.
Buttons unresponsive when plugged into a power sourceIf the buttons on your portable speaker are not working properly or are unresponsive while plugged into a power source, please try running the speaker on battery. If the buttons perform correctly while running on battery, this means your power supply is not providing enough current/amps. Be sure to use a power supply that has a rating equal to or greater than the amperage rating indicated in your product specs.
Do I need to close the USB cap for the speaker to be waterproof?
Yes, it is needed to close the USB cap completely for waterproof.
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.
Changing the Battery
On the bottom panel, rotate the battery cover into the unlocked position and remove the cover. Press the battery clip visible on the back side of the battery compartment to allow the existing battery to come out. Then insert the new battery in the slot with the + side visible (facing up), and install the battery cover again. Rotate the battery cover to lock it into place.
JBL Trip is too heavy it pulls my visor down
The JBL Trip visor mount is bi-directional. Mount the clip to the other side of visor as shown in the “quick start guide” section 8. This will help displace the weight differently and your issue should be solved.
How many hours of audio playback can you receive on a full charge on the Clip 3?
You should receive up 10 hours of audio playback. (varies by volume level and audio content)
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.
How to avoid Bluetooth interference/interruptions:
Always have a clear line of sight between your Bluetooth device (speaker, headphones, etc.) and source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC, etc). Be aware of obstacles in front of your devices.
Try to shutdown products that have Bluetooth, but not are not being used. They are often the reason for interference even though they are not being used.
Do not stand too close to your Wi-Fi router since a Wi-Fi signal is stronger and in many cases will "overlap" the connection.
Be aware of walls around you. Concrete and brick walls will often interrupt the signal, as it cannot pass through such thick walls.
Bluetooth signals cannot travel through water, which includes the human body. Make sure with Wireless Headphones to keep your Source device and the receiver on the same side of your body.
Open spaces such as parks can cause issues for your devices, as open air is "bad" for any Bluetooth signal if it cannot reflect from objects around you.
Pairing issues with a Smartphone or Tablet:
First, try to restart the Bluetooth connection on your source device (Smartphone/tablet/PC) by switching Bluetooth off and on again with a short pause in between.
"Forget" (remove) the previously paired connection (on your smartphone/tablet/PC) in your Bluetooth settings if you had once paired with our product.
Try to restart the source device(Smartphone/tablet/PC) by powering it off and on again, and after restarting try to establish a Bluetooth connection to your product.
If the above does not work, then try to restart your product (Portable speaker, Headphone) by turning it off and on again.
Press and hold down the Bluetooth button on your device (Portable speaker, Headphones) to initiate pairing mode again.
Go into the Bluetooth settings on your Smartphone/tablet or PC to start the pairing process.
You should now have a successful pairing with our device, but if you are still experiencing issues then contact us again.
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/sounds 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 device
Always 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, contact their support.
The standard drivers provided by Microsoft/Windows systems are often not correct, and will result in error messages (such as having to enter a PIN code), or pairing not working.
What is Bluetooth technology?
Bluetooth technology is a wireless technology that exchanges data (Music etc.) over short distances from a mobile device.
Bluetooth range depends on your surroundings (reflection from objects) and what chipset is being used (some can go 1 meter, 10 meters or 100 meters).
Our Bluetooth devices typically supports up to 10 meter distance from the source device.
Explaining the different Bluetooth profiles used in our devices:
Many of our Bluetooth devices have a specification sheet like Bluetooth Profiles Supported: A2DP v1.5/AVRCP v1.6. These are the protocols that a specific Bluetooth speaker or Headphone device is compatible with. This might look too technical for some customers, but all you need to know is that Bluetooth Speakers and Headphones they are the only ones with these profile that you need to be aware of:
A2DP – A2DP stands for ‘Advanced Audio Distribution Profile’ and is a Bluetooth protocol that allows mobile users to stream high quality (stereo or mono) audio wirelessly. If you want to listen to your music on a pair of Bluetooth headphones or speakers, both devices need to support this.
AVRCP – AVRCP stands for ‘Audio/Video Remote Control Profile' and controls remote functions such as pause/start/skip/forward.
HSP – HSP stands for ‘Headset Profile’ and is a Bluetooth profile to enable a two-way wireless Headphone to be used with a Bluetooth smartphone. In our Headphones this is one of the most common Bluetooth profiles and supports simultaneous two-way (full-duplex) audio, but it does not support stereo audio.
HFP - HFP Stands for 'Hands Free Profile'. This profile provides the same abilities as HSP does, but adds abilities such as redial last number called, voice dialing and call waiting.
Note for HSP and HFP:
You can also use it with devices other than phones, like your Computer/PC with a Bluetooth Headphone that could be used with a Bluetooth-enabled PC and VoIP software to place an Internet phone call (NOTE: some PC software requires different drivers for specific purposes like SKYPE - Always refer to the manufacturer of the PC/Laptop for help with setting this up).
IP67 InformationThis 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.
How to reset: Flip 2, Flip 3, Clip 2In power ON mode press and hold the "Volume +" and "Phone" buttons at the same time for more than 3 seconds -> Unit will power Off by itself.
Now the unit is reset to factory default.
Can you receive phone calls on the Clip 3?
Yes. A built-in microphone combined with a patented echo cancellation system secures clear and easy phone conversation. If a phone call is received while listening to music just push play button to answer the call. No need to find or touch the phone. This hands-free functionality can even be used for phone conferences
How to Factory Reset JBL Clip 3 & 4In Power On mode, press and hold 'Volume+' together with 'Play/Pause' for more than 2 seconds on the Clip 3 or for more than 10 seconds on the Clip 4. The speaker will power off and is now reset.
How do you power on and pair the Clip 3?
- Press the power button located on the top right of the speaker.
- If this is your first time pairing the device, the speaker will automatically go into pairing mode.
- Make sure that the product you are attempting to pair to is in search mode and in bluetooth range .
- The Clip 3 should pop up on discoverable devices within a few seconds.
- Choose the Clip 3 option and you will be connected within a few seconds.
What is the clip in the headphones box used for?
A clip has been included to help ensure the best fit and security of the headphones. Placing the clip on the audio cord and attaching to the top back of your shirt you should be able to twist your head right and left without the clip pulling your ear.
Is the Clip 3 waterproof?
Yes. The Clip 3 has an IPX 7 rating. You can take the speaker under water, down to 1 meter depth up to 30 minutes.
How long does the battery last?
The battery can last anywhere from 3-6 hours depending on usage (Bluetooth on, volume level, etc.)
Connect Feature Information
This product is not supported by Connect + or Partyboost on the JBL Portable app. They cannot connect to other portable speakers wirelessly.
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