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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great choice for bass

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    I bought the JBL 3.1 soundbar with the wireless 10 inch subwoofer and it was very nice. The highs, mids & especially the subwoofer, were very clean sounding. When you watch a movie with lots of action, the system really immerses you right into the movie.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Home Theater In A Box

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    This isn't a soundbar. It's home theater in a box. Set it to "Sports" with Bass+10> and you'll be reminded why you gladly paid $500 for a 450w system with a 10" sub. Ya boi reaches 35hz... 6/5. Unreal.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Well built, good features, great sound.

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    I bought the JBL Bar 3.1 after returning a Sony 2.1 sound bar obtained for a new Sony 4k TV my wife and I had recently purchased. The main idea was to better understand dialog but also to enjoy enhanced performance from movies and music. The Sony was “ok” but didn’t give us enough improvement to justify keeping it. While the JBL was just about double the cost, I feel it is worth it. Here’s why. - The center channel (3.1 vs 2.1) gives more presence and can help emphasize dialog (note: center channel only seems to operate in “Surround” mode). - The preset modes (Standard, Movie, Music, Voice, Sports) are more flexible and noticeable than on the Sony. “Voice” mode works well for speech when listening to news and most TV shows – try it with and without “Surround” on. - Most reviews gush about the subwoofer. I’m not a big fan of overemphasized (read: “boomy”) bass – I prefer tight proportionate low end. Fortunately, the (big & heavy) subwoofer can deliver this. Bass is separately adjustable with dedicated “+/-“ buttons and can be set anywhere from subtle to apocalyptic. - There is a display behind the grill that displays quite a bit of information. It is not constantly on (a good thing), but will indicate the selected source, volume level, bass level, sound mode, and more. - In addition to the HDMI (ARC) output, there are three additional HDMI inputs plus a USB port (apparently, just for playing music files). - And, of course there is the sound. Some reviews complain about a lack of midrange, but I do not notice that. For full disclosure, my ears are > 70 years old, so I’d guess my high frequency hearing has fallen off some and that might make the midrange more noticeable to me. Anyway, I find the sound accurate and pleasing. I’ve enjoyed listening to my iPod (via Bluetooth) through the sound bar and everything from Hendrix to Handel sounds just fine. Be aware that you may not get a fair evaluation in the store. My Best Buy did not have the unit set up so you could really evaluate it. For one thing, there was no way to engage the various presets nor the surround mode so there wasn’t a way to hear it with the center channel operational. Basically, I just took a chance and it worked out for me (I also knew that there was a good return policy). Five stars.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Worth every penny!!!

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    Let me start off by saying that I am not an expert when it comes to sound systems, however, I do not settle for average electronics and I do my research and in store testing before making a purchasing decision. I had an itch to update my 3 year old Sony sound bar which by the way sounds pretty good but was lacking that cinematic sounding punch! So since I own and love Samsung TV's I thought I would match my series 8500 with a better sound bar. I purchased the M450 sound bar which features the 2.1 setup has 4 built in speakers & one 7" subwoofer that puts out 320W total output. Already by specs alone this had my current Sony sound bar left in the dust. Brought it home and my 1st impression was a disappointment. It sounded flat and had very minimal bass. I even had to check several times to make sure it was plugged in. I played with all the settings and despite wanted to support Samsung products, I could not live with a product that cost more and performed less than my current Sony sound bar. Back to Best Buy I go and test a few other sound bars and decided to give Samsung one more chance. I upgraded to the M550 which features the 3.1 set up and comes with 6 built in speakers and the same 7" woofer also increasing the output to 340W. Okay, I paid $100 extra for this unit but I was determined to stay with Samsung and keep my overall expenses under $300, which I did. I connected everything and configured the set up, it was a slight improvement over the M450, and however, once again, something is missing?!?! Although more sound was apparent because of the middle speakers, it still had a flat sound to it and what the heck is up with this subwoofer? It lacked punch, clarity, and at times seemed like it was not on. At this point, I was convinced that Samsung should only stick to making TV's, Blu-ray players and maybe some appliances. They have no business making sound system because from what I have seen and experienced, they are horrible. I did some more research on Best Buy's site and narrowed my selection based on price, specs and reviews to the JBL 2.1 & 3.1 sound bars. I was ready to exchange my Samsung yet again for the 2.1 JBL and noticed the price for the 3.1 was on special for $399 and had a feeling this was going to be a winner. I went home and again plugged everything in and crossed my fingers. SUCCESS!!! The difference was night and day compared to anything I have purchase in the past. Clear and crisp sound came out from the 9 speaker sound bar and a clean smooth thump from the subwoofer located next to my sofa. I was extremely impressed and instantly became a JBL fan! The real test came when my 4 year old daughter kept looking up at me as she was playing with her dolls in the living room asking who was walking in the house. I told her it is coming from the TV, she was still confused. Then she looked around and asked who is downstairs talking? Again, I told her it is the TV, and then the thumb! She ran and jumped on me (no joke) and said it is thundering outside... Yup, I selected a winner!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Nice Sound Bar and Subwoofer

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

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    I did quite a bit of research before deciding on this model. I have been pretty pumped on it. It replaced an LG 2.1 channel model I had and it outperforms it. On the LG model if the bass was up it seemed to make it harder to hear conversations. The JBL is much better in my opinion as far as that goes compared to the model I replaced. I like the different sound options such as voice if you are watching a program and are having trouble hearing what is being said. However, I generally watch on the movie setting and have no issues. I also like the "surround on" feature which I believe cuts the top speakers on and off. It makes a considerable difference in a good way. It has been mentioned a lot on this model but this thing does have some serious bass with the subwoofer. I like the extra bass for the explosions etc in movies. I don't even turn the subwoofer up to halfway and it has plenty of bass. I had considered getting standing speakers and separate subwoofer etc and doing a real surround sound but that seems like a bit of a hassle with the wiring and amp etc. I didn't want to do any drilling to run wires. I also like the sleekness of sound bars. My only complaint and the reason I didn't give a full 5 stars is that on some shows and sometimes when playing music through bluetooth with my phone I occasionally hear popping from the subwoofer. I don't know what is causing that exactly. It has popped randomly at times loud enough to startle me. I have found this pretty infrequent though. Could be the quality of the sound that the movie/show was recorded in? I am connected to my TV via a high end HDMI cable to the ARC port.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Absolutely stunning BASS !

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    As a young teen back in the days, we all turned to JBL as our go to choice for car subwoofers.. Always known for handling extreme bass in a clean and accurate manner.. This system goes back to those days of glory.. It was a toss up between Klipsch and this one.. I did not want the normal brands such as Samsung, Sony etc.. ive been through those and it was time to elevate.. This system in store had me looking in to heaven when it came to Bass, so I knew it would definitely do the job in my home.. She did not disappoint. I have a big great room that is opened in to the kitchen and she pounds.. if i turn the bass up, you can feel the house shake. I had to actually turn the bass down ! im not used to that since every other soundbar I've had required me to max the bass.. Now I will admit that the Klipsch did have better highs, but lacked in bass... The JBL excels above expectation in the bass area while doing a good job with the highs Only Neg is that JBL has a wireless 5.1 system on its way soon... My dilemma is keeping this one or bringing it back in time for the other.. Or maybe i will take this one to the bedroom and the get the 5.1 for the great room.. BUT THE BASS MAY BLOW ME OUT OF MY BED.. :) GET THIS SYSTEM IF YOUR A BASS LOVER LIKE ME !

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Very Good

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    I've been wanting to add a sound-bar to my TV for a while. My issue was spending the money to get the sound I wanted. I'm pretty picky and not easily satisfied. I really like the Bose Soundtouch 300 system, but at $1400, I just couldn't justify it. While browsing the Best Buy website I found this guy, saw the very high reviews and ordered it. I rarely order anything without hearing/seeing it in person but due to a savings on an open box unit I went for it. While I was waiting for it to be delivered I starting reading the negative reviews. This got me a bit nervous as I am a bit of an audio snob. It's what I do for a living. I decided then to give it a shot and if it wasn't good enough I would just return it and bite the bullet on the Bose system. Well, after setting it up, and setting up my TV to work with it correctly, it is very good. My only assumption is that most people who are unhappy with it don't have it configured correctly. Here are a few tips. My xfinity box had a default audio output setting of stereo. This is great for hooking up to your TV or a 2.1 sound-bar, but not a 3.1 or higher. You have to change that setting or you will not get the full benefits of this sound bar (or the center channel). I assume most other TV providers are set the same way. I also made sure my TV's audio settings were set up for Dolby as I'm using the ARC port from my TV to the sound-bar. This sound-bar did not sound nearly as good until I made these changes. I hope this helps someone who is unhappy. This is a great unit at $500. At the new lower price of $400 it's a no brainer. Buy it.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Solid performer, great value!

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    After trying out the Samsung 2.1 (hw-m450) for a couple of days, I wasn’t impressed due to its hollow sound, lack of bass, and no muddled midrange, I quickly decided to return it to swap up to the 3.1 due to the addition of the center channel. After trying it out in the store, I was still not impressed. I have 4 Samsung TVs in my House and love them, and though the Samsung soundbars look sleek and integrate well via the HDMI ARC (allows auto on/off, volume and full soundbar equalizer control via Samsung TV), I couldn’t bring myself to give them more money for a subpar audio experience. So I did some testing... I made sure to leave the wife and child at home, because I knew I’d be spending hours at the store listening to every option they had. So I began testing. Knowing full and well that there are better sounding options available, I needed to keep a smaller form factor due to the mounting location above the fireplace, but under the TV. As a control, I started out in the Magnolia room to listen to the higher end bars with a few different source Blue Ray scenes. I grabbed one of the sales people, who helped setup the Martin Logan Vision Soundbar with builtin subwoofer. This thing sounded great, very crisp and clear sound, the bass was actually quite impressive itself, but there were two main areas that this didn’t hit for me. One, the form factor - it was too deep, too tall, and frankly, kind of ugly for what I was looking for. It probably wouldn’t bother me if I was going to put it in a full theatre room, but that being the case, I’d have a full surround setup, and not just a soundbar. The other area that fell short was the configuration menu was difficult to understand, and some of the settings seemed a bit strange. Not critical once it’s setup, but if you’re one to adjust settings based on source material, you probably wouldn’t like the Martin Logan. Still, the sound was pretty stellar for a 5.1 channel all in one bar with building subs and 7 discreet amplifiers. Next I tried the Definitive Technologies microbar, which was much sleeker, but the sound was severely lacking. Bass response was ok, but the bar itself lived in the high end, with virtually no midrange. After reading some reviews on it, it seems like most people that own the DT have technical issues with the wireless connectivity, so because of those two issues, decided to not bother adjusting the audio for further testing. Of course there’s the Sonos. I have a couple of Play 3s already that sound good, but by my standards, not incredible. They’re solid speakers, but not worth it for the price. I have a hard time wanting to give Sonos my money, but nevertheless went to the floor to take a listen to the Play Soundbar and sub. The sound quality isn’t course decent, they perform solidly over the entire spectrum, but I would say the value just isn’t there for the Sonos. For more than $1200 out the door, it just doesn’t make sense for my purposes. I’ve had several full theater setups over the years, and still have one (Yamaha/Cambridge Model Six - LOVE those) in my basement, but just need something simple for our main floor. The Sonos isn’t it. On to the Bose, which rivals the Sonos pretty well. When I used to work at Best Buy back in the 90s, I used to sell Bose, and was never really a fan of the company, but still loved their model 701, 901 and even had a pair of their 501s that I really liked and kept in great condition before selling them off several years later. Pleasantly surprised by the sound quality of their soundbar and separate sub, I still couldn’t justify $1200 out the door. And to tell you the truth, as in true Bose fashion, their midrange was lacking behind their SUPER bright high end. At least their consistent, as this was a problem with the majority of their Acoustimass setups for decades. Over to the Klipsch... Now, the ones on display were only 2.1 setups, but they had the best balanced sound than any of the soundbar setups I’ve heard up til that point. Of course, there is always tuning you can do, but both of the Klipsch models were notable. I guess considering theyre reference series bars, they should sound great. The only problem was the lack of center channel - oh, and the fact that they’re god awful to look at. Over to the Polk. Now, I will say that I had one of the original Polk SurroundBars that I picked up years ago, paired with a 10” Polk powered sub in a similar room in my old condo, and loved it for what it was. So I was surprised that the Polk offerings - at least the displays were kind of lacking... to be honest, they sounded pretty bad, even for 2.1, so I quickly moved on. Over to the Samsung bars again just for the sake of sanity checking everything I had just heard, and after having tested so many, found the Samsung sounded just as bad as I had remembered. Even the hw-m550 with the center channel, though it was supposed to have better imaging, still sounded hollow. That when I noticed the fairly new JBl that wasn’t properly hooked up, so I had to work with the sales associate to find a remote to connect the subwoofer. That took about 10-15 minutes, but once we did, we both listened and found it to be fairly surprising. The highs were crisp, the mids were only slightly lacking, but the bass was super clear and really filled out the setup. We did some tweaking and made some basic adjustments, but overall, this soundbar sounded like a real contender. The sale price at the time was $449, but I just so happened to find one that was open box. The look of the bar, the fact that this can be controlled from my Samsung TV via the HDMI ARC, the deep, clear bass, the crisp highs, the adequate mids, along with the fact that the imaging for the center channel were all present, made this the pick of the day. Top it off with a virtually new open box buy, I got this thing for a steal. Later, I came to find out that the reason this one was returned is because it was stuck in demo mode and refused to play anything other than through optical 1. Basically all that was needed was to reset the bar by holding the volume and source buttons on the bar for 5 seconds, and I was in business! After setting up the bar and mounting to the wall, I found the “appropriate” sound mode (movie or sport), adjusted the sub volume slightly using the remote, and let the thing eat. If I had to do it all over again, I would have saved myself some time and listened to the JBL first. In terms of quality, the build is solid, the look is sleek, and the bass is incredible, tight, low and clean, even for a ported enclosure. Glad to see Hartman International still cranking out some quality products.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Perfect choice

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    I had been looking to replace a home theatre system with something not so bulky and still comparable sound. I narrowed it down to the Bose 300 soundbar and sub (sold separately) and the definitive tech micro soundbar. Both sounded good in the store but not wow (I'm sure if I got either home I would have been pleased). I ended up still looking and saw this JBL 3.1 system with included 10" sub. In reading the reviews, it was rated well for both very clear highs and room-rattling bass. Not to mention much less than the bose and slightly less than the definitive tech. I ended up choosing this because of the 10' sub honestly, but it was a great choice. I love feeling my movies and this system delivers this, plus you can adjust the base with the remote from none to holy sh*$. It is simple to set up, one cable, and easy to use. It was harder to figure out how to set my TV to the appropriate audio output. ABOVE ALL, the sound of the soundbar+sub is OUTSTANDING.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    I need to add 1 more STAR !

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

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    My devices: Samsung TV + Nvidia Shield + PS4 (normal Version) Set up: I literally programmed nothing. TV Remote worked right out the box with this bar. I used HDMI ARC from TV to the sound Bar. Nvidia Shield on HDMI Port 1 of the TV and my PS4 on the HDMI input 2 of the Sound bar. I am only using 1 remote.... The TV remote! ** I did not even look at the instructions to connect this this thing. ** Sound Quality: the Bass actually hits hard. I bought the JBL 2.1 a couple of days ago. I loved the JBL sound so much that I got the 3.1 instead two days later. The front bar sounds amazing and it blows my 5.1 Sony wired surround out the water !! GAMING NOTE: My PS4 is connected directly to this bar and I experienced ZERO gaming lag. That's right. No video lag while playing Black Ops online. with HDMI going to the BAR first then ARC to the TV. I am truly pleased with this product. Black Friday sale week was 40% off. I would buy, recommend and will be replacing it with the exact OR higher end JBL if its struck by lightning (live in FL).

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great sound system

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    Owned for 1 week when reviewed.

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    I never bought without testing but, since the covid-19 we were kept out of the stores, I decided to read about sound bars, luckily I bump up across this system. For the money, it's impossible to even get close to the sound quality this JBL provides. Sounds all around is excellent and the system it's just plug and play, the subwoofer paired in less than a second. What it does surprise me is the size of this system. I have a 43 inch Insignia and the sound bar is about 3 inches longer and it's heavy compared to the Yamaha 1050 that this unit replaced. Comparing the Yamaha and the Polk PSW 10 subs is not fair but it's the only system that I have. The sounds quality is unbeatable, you can clearly hear every bit of rumble, shots, wind or whatever you're watching. The subwoofer is a behemoth in size and quality, it's heavier than my Polk and packs a punch. Be careful when moving the subwoofer because it's a downfiring sub, try to grabbed on the size or by the stands. If you have a rubber pad (yoga mats are great), try to use that as a base because the subwoofer may rattle when pushed beyond level 23. My experience with this system improved when I move away the subwoofer from the soundbar for about 9 feet, the sound was more crisp because the subwoofer bass will over power the soundbar sounds, by moving away the sub and setting up bass level at 19 and the soundbar setting on movies or sport, you will hear a nice level between hi/mid and bass. The surround sound is horrible for my taste but, give it a try. Good luck getting this system because at the clearance price of $230 it's a steal and with the saved money get the extended warranty because if everything happens with the subwoofer Bluetooth connect, its covered! I'm more than happy with this system, regular price was almost $500 and even at that price it was a deal.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great sound for the money

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    I recently remodel my family room and wanted to simplify my sound system. I had a Polk surround sound system which did the job before, but the rears really were not putting out anymore, and I was tired of all the wires running around the room. My wife tells me I don't hear very well anymore, so I may not be a sound expert by any means. I knew I wanted a 3.1 system, so I compared the Samsung and Polk systems with the JBL. Like everything in life, it is a matter of taste and I just felt the JBL was the better overall sound to me. The setup was pretty easy, I have my Roku, DVD, and Xbox all hooked in. The subwoofer automatically synced up as soon as I turned it on. My Roku remote paired up, and works well with turning everything on. Only glitch is the sound bar appears to turn off when I turn off the TV, but then the sound bar comes back on. I then have to use the remote that came with the unit to turn it off. The subwoofer can be adjusted to give you that subtle rumble or you can rattle the walls. I am extremely pleased with the quality of this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Amazing soundbar for the money!

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    Owned for 9 months when reviewed.

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    If you are looking for a soundbar that sounds good and has a heart pounding subwoofer then look no further. I had previously bought the top of the line LG sounbar to along side my LG g5" c9 TV, while the soundbar cost me $800+ it lacked the low frequency bass i was looking for. I took it back 2 days later after 2 days of researching for soundbars that had a big wireless subwoofer(the lg unit had an 8" subwoofer). The JBL 3.1 bar subwoofer is a 10" wireless subwoofer the digs deep in the low frequency range. Probably the best soundbar subwoofer combination for the price point of $400, which is what i paid for it at that time. I would recommend this soundbar to anyone thats in the market for a soundbar, as i believe this rivals higher priced soundbars.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Finally A Soundbar worth buying!

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    I have to start off by saying I was floored when I heard this unit in the store. I have had an A/V addiction my whole adult life and finally moved up in the world and bought a 4K today on Black Friday. I was in need of a simple, clean solution for my TV in the living room. I have serious audio equipment downstairs in my Theater, so I didn't need anything crazy because I do most of my movie watching downstairs. I settled on a soundbar for the simple and clean presentation. I required something that had 4k passthrough and had some bass impact as a lack of bass would turn me off from even buying a soundbar. Instantly there were three options that suited me, the JBL SB-450, the JBL Bar 3.1, and the Klipsch RSB-11. I listened to all in store. I think out of the three, the Klipsch had clearer and better vocal and midrange, but was seriously lacking in the bass department. The SB-450 was slightly better than the Bar 3.1 in mids and highs, but the 10" sub on the Bar 3.1 made the Klipsch sub sound and feel like a toy. The SB-450 had good bass response but the Bar 3.1 bass abilities sold me. The bar 3.1 has a much better remote than the SB-450 as well. Set up in my large living room, this thing is awesome! The bass is seriously impressive if you love bass. I never though I would find a subwoofer this powerful on a commercially available and affordable sound bar. The vocals are pretty good while the mids are a little lacking, but it still sounds awesome for movie use. Don't hesitate buying this if you are looking for an affordable setup without the mess of a normal 5.1 system. Good job JBL!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great soundbar & subwoofer for single familyhome

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    Owned for 7 months when reviewed.

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    This is my first soundbar that I've owned and so far it has exceeded most expectations. It was very easy to set up, and can even be operated by my tv remote, so I rarely use the included remote. The sub is pretty big, like, could almost operate as a small stool, kind of big (I wouldn't recommend that though), so be aware you'll need some decent floor and vertical space. Thankfully it's wireless, so you do have flexibility with regards to where you place it. I've run into a small issue where the sub has a weird clicking glitch during loud sections of certain tv shows (it's mostly happened while watching live tv, so could be something with that?). I'm not sure what causes it, and it doesn't occur during movies or videogaming, so it's not a big deal to me. Ultimately, I would recommend this soundbar and sub, as it comes from a brand I trust and it's fulfilling my needs! Bonus: it can put out a lot of volume.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Sound for TV is very good.

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    Owned for more than 2 years when reviewed.

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    The TV we have has small speakers facing down and conversations on the TV were not clear to hear. Purchased the JBL 3.1-Channel Soundbar System with 10" Wireless Subwoofer and Digital Amplifier because it has a center speaker. The sound is very good and conversations are clear to hear thanks to the center speaker. Bass is very good. The only problem we have experienced is when changing the TV station sometimes there is no sound. Issue occurs using both the HDMI connection and the Optical Audio connection. But switching the channel back again one or more times corrects the problem. We have also used the wireless connection to connect to an iPod. The wireless connection is easy and the sound is good.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Easy to hook up, plenty of inputs

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    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

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    Ease of Use
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    Bought this to replace an old 100w RCA blu-ray surround system. The old system was anemic at best with 100 watts total for 5 channels and the sub included. This JBL packs a lot of sound in the bar, with a wireless sub rated at 300 watts. Great sound, great surround effect. Love it. Also it has plenty of inputs that are self sensed when you turn the connected device on. Very handy. Originally bought a bigger name unit, that had 1 count them 1 input and the volume control was via the tvs volume control. And the sub was a big $$ option. I didnt even take that one out of the box, brought it back and bought this one for less money and better performance!

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    The Best

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    Owned for 6 months when reviewed.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    One of the best things I ever bought. This became my price possession, I love my JBL speaker and bass. This thing rocks. You movie experience will jump from wherever it is now to a hundred fold. It’s like sitting in a movie theater, the bass just comes out of think. This speaker is hands down the best, on different occasions family friends came over and happened to see and hear this speaker and went straight out and buy one. Absolutely the truth; not getting paid for this remark. It was recommended to me by a Bestbuy worker and he was flat out- dead on. I don’t even enjoy watching any kind of movies or shows in my bedroom anymore, it must be in my living room or I ain’t watching. News I will watch in my bedroom and weather channel that’s it. But my movie watching is for my Cinematic AMC Living Room.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Amazing sound quality

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

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    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I purchased a 55" 4k TV on black Friday for around $250, and it was clear that when buying cheaper TVs like this, the biggest corner that manufacturers cut is on the sound quality. I purchased this to counteract this deficit and I was BLOWN AWAY. The 10" sub shakes my entire apartment and the sound quality from the soundbar is crystal clear. I would recommend buying this for home theaters but also even just getting it to use the Bluetooth function and play music from it. Music sounds insane- almost like a car stereo for your house, plus a booming subwoofer. I have had subs in my truck in the past, and this sounds similar to my old 13" JL Subwoofer. If the level is too high for some people, it is also super easy to just turn it down from the controller too- so no worries. I have never even turned it up all the way because I feel like if I tried to see how loud it can get then my neighbors would hate me. lol

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Excellent Value for Quality Sound

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    Owned for 9 months when reviewed.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Leading up to the purchase of this system, I did a ton of research on what was out there to meet my needs. I listen to a lot of music through my soundbar system, so I knew I wanted something that could produce clear sound at higher volume, with the ability for a lot of bass when I wanted it. Needless to say, this soundbar has fit the bill. Would 10/10 recommend to a friend, especially at the pricepoint.

    Features

    Quality
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
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