BAR 800

BAR 800

5.1.2-channel soundbar with detachable surround speakers and Dolby Atmos®

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Power supply
100 - 240V AC, ~ 50/60Hz
Networked standby power
< 2.0W
Operating temperature
0°C - 45°C
Total speaker power output (Max @THD 1%)
720W
Soundbar output power (Max @THD 1%)
340W
Surround speaker output power (Max @THD 1%)
2x 40W
Subwoofer output power (Max. @THD 1%)
300 W
Soundbar transducer
3x (46x90)mm racetrack drivers, 3x 0.75" (20mm) tweeters, 2x 2.75" (70mm) up-firing full-range drivers
Surround speaker transducer
1x (46x90)mm racetrack driver
Subwoofer transducer
10” (260mm)
Frequency response
35Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
Audio inputs
1 Optical, Bluetooth, Chromecast Built-in, AirPlay and Alexa MRM, USB (USB playback is available in US version. For other versions, USB is for Service only.)
Total soundbar dimensions (W x H x D)
1174 x 56 x 120 mm / 46.2" x 2.2" x 4.7"
Main soundbar dimensions (W x H x D)
884 x 56 x 120 mm / 34.8" x 2.2" x 4.7"
Detachable surround speaker dimensions (each) (W x H x D)
145 x 56 x 120 mm / 5.7" x 2.2" x 4.7"
Subwoofer dimensions (W x H x D)
305 x 440.4 x 305 mm / 12" x 17.3" x 12"
Soundbar weight
3.4 kg / 7.4 lbs
Detachable surround speaker weight (each)
1.3 kg / 2.8 lbs
Subwoofer weight
10 kg / 22 lbs
Packaging dimensions (W x H x D)
1000 x 375 x 475 mm/ 39.4" x 14.8" x 18.7"
Packaging Weight
18.9 kg / 41.6 lbs
USB port
Type A
USB rating
5V DC, 0.5A
Supporting file format
MP3
MP3 codec
MPEG 1 Layer 2/3, MPEG 2 Layer 3, MPEG 2.5 Layer 3
MP3 sampling rate
16 - 48 kHz
MP3 bitrate
80 - 320 kpbs
Bluetooth version
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.5
Bluetooth transmitter frequency range
2400MHz – 2483.5MHz
Bluetooth transmitter power
<15dBm (EIRP)
Wi-Fi network
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4GHz/5GHz)
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)
5G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range
5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.470-5.725GHz, 5.725 - 5.825GHz
5G Wi-Fi transmitter power
5.15-5.25GHz <23dBm, 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz <20dBm, 5.725-5.825GHz <14dBm (EIRP)
2.4G wireless transmitter frequency range
2406 - 2474MH
2.4G wireless transmitter power
<10dBm (EIRP)
Lithium battery
3.635V, 3283mAh
HDMI video input
1
HDMI video output (with Enhanced Audio Return Channel, eARC)
1
HDMI HDCP version
2.3
HDR pass through
HDR10, Dolby Vision

Make movie night soar and let your music move you to new heights with 720W of total output power and thrilling bass from the 10" subwoofer. The JBL Bar 800 with Dolby Atmos® includes two up-firing drivers and detachable battery-powered surround speakers to create an immersive 3D cinema experience without having to draw extra cables. You'll never miss a word with our PureVoice technology, which makes sure dialogues are clear even when other sounds are at their loudest. And when you're ready to cut loose, stream your favorite music from AirPlay, Alexa MRM, or Chromecast built-in™. Your get-togethers will never be the same.

Immerse yourself in theater-quality 3D sound. With two up-firing drivers, the JBL Bar 800 delivers true Dolby Atmos® 3D surround sound.
Enjoy real surround sound without the hassle of extra wires and power connections. Just place the two detachable battery-powered surround speakers behind you and get swept away in amazing audio.
Get ready to explore. Access over 300 online music streaming services through AirPlay, Alexa MRM and Chromecast built-in™. Enjoy all of your favorite audio content, Internet radio, and podcasts in high definition. The Wi-Fi connection also allows automatic software updates, so you can always enjoy the latest features.
With 720 watts of total system power the JBL Bar 800 transforms your movies, music and games into immersive sound experiences and pulls you into the middle of the action.
Thrilling, precise bass from a mighty 10" wireless subwoofer brings the excitement to your action movies and the emotion to your music.
PureVoice technology uses our unique algorithm to optimize voice clarity to ensure you never miss a word of dialogue, even when the surround effects are at their peak.
Enjoy uncompressed Dolby Atmos surround sound through a single HDMI cable thanks to the HDMI eARC connection. The HDMI input connection also offers 4K video quality from a compatible video player or gaming console.
Customize EQ and control all of your compatible speakers with a single convenient app. The JBL One app helps you easily set up the soundbar, personalize settings, and browse the integrated music services to find your new favorite song.
Every room is different. Our calibration feature ensures that the JBL Bar 800 delivers the best 3D surround effects for any interior and room layout.
Simply link the JBL Bar 800 with your voice assistant-enabled device and you can instantly ask Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri to stream all your favorite music to the soundbar.

FAQs & How-Tos

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  • BAR 800 & BAR 1000
    Software Update Release Notes
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    Version:  V 22.34.55.80.00
    Release Date:  September 09, 2022
    Release Media:  OTA (over the air) Automatic Upgrade and/or USB
    Filename:  JBL_Bar_800_1000_ver_22.34.55.80.00.zip

    What’s New
    1. Improved the LED display behavior for a better user experience.
    2. Optimized the charging experience for the detachable surround speaker.
    3. Improve Wi-Fi music streaming connectivity.
     
    Instructions for software upgrade
         Via USB upgrade:
     
    1. Download the latest software version from JBL.com with the below 3 files;
      1. checksum.txt
      2. update.zip
      3. update.zip.sign
    2. Prepare one empty USB Stick and copy the 3 files in the root directory;
    3. Please insert the USB Stick into the Soundbar USB port and press: [SOURCE] and [VOL+] button on the Soundbar to start the software upgrade. Wait for the software upgrade to complete. Once completed, the Soundbar will restart;
    4. To check the software version, press and hold the [SOURCE] and [VOL-] button on the Soundbar for 10 seconds.
      

         Via auto update over Wi-Fi:
    1. Connect Wi-Fi to your soundbar using the JBL One app.
    2. Once the the soundbar is in standby mode, the software will automatically update.  
  • Yes!
    By using the JBL ONE app, you can change the equalization settings of your speaker/soundbar to fit your personal taste by adjusting the settings of each frequency to create your personalized EQ:
    • BASS: Adjust the lower frequency sounds, such as bass or a kick drum.
    • MID: Adjust the mid-frequency sounds, such as human speech.
    • TREBLE: Adjust the higher frequency sounds for clarity.
  • Yes, however, the JBL ONE App gives you another level of control over the speaker/soundbar.
    Through the App, you can personalize the performance, such as:
    • Customizing EQ settings
    • Setting up our new feature called: My Moment 
    • Connect your favorite streaming music services.
  • Once the speaker/soundbar is connected to the network, software updates will automatically be sent to the speaker/soundbar through Wi-Fi or the internet, if available
  • In the JBL ONE App:
    (1) Go to My Products, select your product
    (2) Select Support tile
    (3) Under General, select Product Support
  • If you cannot stream music  with AirPlay, use the JBL One App; 
    (1) Go to Settings.
    (2) Select 3rd Party Service.
    (3) Select the Airplay tile.
    (4) Select Reset AirPlay.
  • (1) Select the JBL device you want to rename
    (2) Navigate to the Support tile and select "Rename My Product."
    (3) Press the current name and type in the new name
    (4) Press SAVE
  • The surround speaker takes up to 4 hours to fully charge.
  • You can adjust the amount of audio coming from the upfiring speakers by pressing the "ATMOS" button on the Remote control and switch between middle (default), high or low.
  • With both detachable surround speakers undocked, you can select the surround sound level by pressing the REAR button on the remote control.
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