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  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    This thing THUMPS

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    Wow - this absolutely beats the pants off of the similarly-priced units from Sony, Samsung, Polk, Klipsch and everything else I saw on the floor. It has 450w of total power and the 10” woofer really hits hard. Seriously it’s huge and heavy, make sure you have room for it. The bar part itself has 6 speakers in it but is light and manageable. The LED readout is bright enough to be visible from the couch but automatically turns off after a few seconds so it’s not annoying during shows. Great sound bar.

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

    Love the JBL 3.1 soundbar

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

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

    Great soundbar with a 10” subwoofer that can kick out some base! Takes some time to find the sweet spot base setting that works for most channels and other sources. Easy to adjust on the fly also. Love the sound! Had it for over a year now and no problems other than having crooked picture frames on wall after cranking up the volume!

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

    Very good Bar/Sub

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    This sound bar and sub are amazing. I was actually shocked when I first got it home not realizing the sub was massive. It's a 10in sub in a box and the sub faces down in the box.... It's what they use when setting up a massive home audio system so the bass really kicks. The sound bar is amazing and easily set up. I was having some lip sync issues on the 65 in Sony 900E running a High Speed HDMI cord from the TV to the sound bar.... So I bought a digital optical cable and ran it from my CHARTER box.... to the sub and by passed the TV which seems to work for audio delay. However, the remote does come with a delay option you can control the MS delay which is nice but mine is set at 0MS with a cord running from the charter box to the soundbar. It has many options including bluetooth which is awesome because you can blare super loud amazing music through it and use the remote even if your streaming on your phone. I can't say enough how much I enjoy this. Just hoping it doesnt break!

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

    Excellent Bass, just one nit

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

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

    The soundbar at this price point is on par with others. It’s adequate. The subwoofer, however, is what makes this bundle such a great deal. The bass that this subwoofer throws out is deep and amazing. Like, close your eyes and smile in pure bass bliss, amazing. Setup took just minutes and again the subwoofer, the star off the show, automatically connected to the soundbar and works right out of the box. One little nit though, the soundbar goes into standby mode really fast and there’s no way that I’ve found to keep it “on”. Annoying, yes, but if you can tolerate that, the subwoofer more than makes up for this as far as the value is concerned for the whole. I also wish we could connect it to WiFi for over the air updates. I definitely recommend it and would buy it again.

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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 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 Soundbar!

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    Owned for 5 months when reviewed.

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

    This soundbar is amazing! It has a very rich full sound to it. It picks up on minor background noises that otherwise would have been lost but adds greatly to the experience. Voices are very clear even during loud scenes in movies and shows. My only complaint is the set up was a bit annoying but I figured it out.

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

    Much better that the Sony sound bar it replaced.

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    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

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

    Much better bass and a clearer sound than the Sony did. The bluetooth connects easily. After almost two years, we still like it fine!

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 2 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Sounds great buttttt.....

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    2 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Bought this as a Christmas gift for the house. Hooked it up using the ARC method and it sounds AMAZING! Bought it because of great experience with JBL car audio and overall great experience in the past. The 10" wireless subwoofer sounds great and paired up right away no issue. One of the reasons that I bought this was because of the 10" sub. The remote that came with it worked well. Was a slight learning curve for the settings and getting to know the system as the instructions are lacking. My TV is a Samsung LED and both the TV and Comcast remotes would work the volume on the soundbar without programming which was a HUGE plus!!! That's where the positive ends... the same day we were watching one of the Marvel movies and my 8 yr old daughter noticed the sound would cut out for a second and come back on. Did not think anything about it. It became more frequent. More noticable. It would do it with regular cable. I thought ok maybe a bad connection or HDMI cable. I only use MONSTER cables. So, I checked the connections and used electronic connection cleaner and re hooked it up. Still the same thing. Bought an Optical cable also MONSTER and bypassed the HDMI switching on the soundbar and only use it as an audio only source. STILL THE SAME THING!!! There is a glitch with the soundbar. If it was not for the OH SO ANNOYING glitch, this would be a 5 STAR review. Of course it is passed the 14 day return policy with BEST BUY... It is really annoying for paying $350 for this sound bar and that was a sale price. Would HATE to of paid full price for this!!!

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    Ease of Use
    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from JBL Support
      Posted .

      We appreciate the feedback you've provided to us. We understand that our JBL Bar 3.1 did not meet your expectations. We're always looking for ways to improve so we'll make sure to submit your feedback to the right department. JBL

  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good bar for the price

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

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

    I purchased this sound bar from a recommendation and so far the sound is incredible but I didn't know that it did not support DTS playback in which a lot of movies only use for audio. I changed the settings in my tv to PCM which made the sound really low and made the playback of the movie pixelate really bad but on movies with Dolby audio of any kind it sound phenomenal I wish there were a way to update the sound bar to play DTS soundtracks so they we could enjoy all of our collections of movies the subwoofer has plenty of bass to fill an entire house I was amazed by it but the lack of DTS support is a huge thing when it comes to watching movies

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    4 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

    Awesome

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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

    very loud and clean sound All speakers are on if the TV is broadcasting Dolby audio to the sound bar , if not then only the side speakers are on but you can easily turn on the center speakers by turning on surround, overall havent had any issues , easy Bluetooth connectivity, plug in play , subwoofer connects automatically to sub when power, awesome soundbar!!

    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 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Just short of 5 stars

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    Owned for 1.5 years when reviewed.

    Features

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

    This soundbar and subwoofer is great. Sound is awesome and bass hits pretty hard BUT the display for it is not great and I wanted true surround speakers so I added the Insignia wireless surrounds. Just wasn’t that great. I would have liked the version with actual wireless surrounds BUT they apparently have to be charged after so many hours of use which would be a real pain to have to do all the time.

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

    Great, but not if casual listener

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    Owned for 2 months when reviewed.

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    Quality
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Value
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    This soundbar system is fantastic, no doubt. But you must love bass! Not like bass, love bass! I love bass too, but not when I'm listening or watching something at lower levels and want it to be clear and balanced. You have to almost turn bass down all the way to get close at lower levels, and it's still not balanced sound in my opinion. The surround function left a little to be desired also in my various tests compared to other systems. Not bad at all, sounds great cranked up, but my living situation doesn't allow for that all the time to see this setup shine! Returned.

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

    Awesome sound

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    Owned for 9 months when reviewed.

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

    This setup is super loud without losing quality and crispness, for a sound bar it’s got really great sound and range

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

    Finally!

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    What a journey I had with getting a sound bar. A few months ago I bought a new tv and wanted to replace my small outdated soundbar. I did quite a bit of research and found an LG SH7B at a great price. I had it for awhile and it was better than my old Sony but not great. The sub started cutting out and their customer service was not good son I decided to return it and look for something else. I spent a couple days doing more research and got it down to Klipsch rsb-11, Polk Magnifi Max and this JBL Bar 3.1. I tried the Klipsch first and absolutely loved the sound. Everything was so clear and well defined. All went great until that night when I lowered the volume after the kids went to sleep and I heard a hissing/static noise coming from the bar while sitting about 10ft away. It wasn't anything super crazy but enough to drive me crazy. I bought a surge protector with "clean power", unplugged everything except the power cord and changed outlets. Nothing helped so I returned it and got a replacement. That had the same issue. I went to the Best Buy store and heard the same noise and also showed the salesman. I contacted Klipsch and they are saying it's normal. Now I know it's normal to hear noise from speakers but that's only when you are real close to it. Hearing it from 10 ft away while watching tv is not by any means normal. Others have complained about the same issue. It has good reviews for the most part so I'd say most people always keep their volume up, don't notice it or just don't get bothered by it. It bothered me so much I couldn't deal with it even though I'd say it's the best sound bar I have ever listend to. Finally I ordered the JBL and I now have a great sound bar. The sound is close to Klipsch, not quite as good but it has lows (more than any other sound bar I have heard) mids and high, all well defined and clear. Best of all, no hissing/static noise.

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

    Good Sound Bar and Sub

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    Owned for 7 months when reviewed.

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

    Was somewhat apprehensive about this because it was fairly inexpensive, but am happy with the sound it puts out for a family room. Connects easIly and always works.

    Features

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    4 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

    Great Sound for great price!!

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    Owned for 7 months when reviewed.

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

    This JBL soundbar has proved to be as great as we thought it would. For the price, it is just good as those that cost a lot more. We are completely satisfied!

    Features

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    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

    Quality Sound and Sub

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    Owned for 5 months when reviewed.

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

    The sound is very clear and the Subwoofer has a crisp deep bass. Highly recommended.

    Features

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    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

    Unbelievable sound!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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

    Three sets of speakers in bar and 10 inch sub-woofer give great, clear sound. Base is great for those action movies. Works well with Bluetooth to connect to your favorite music streaming service.

    Features

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    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

    Best woofer and sound bar

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    Owned for more than 2 years when reviewed.

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

    This is one of the best product I ever bought from Best Buy the bar is super awesome and this can actually shake the whole house if you want to it is perfect for a single-family house has a good voice and a good bass.

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    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

    Great bang for your buck!

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    Posted .

    When most people buy an entry level or mid level soundbar and sub combo the first thing they usually notice after hook up is the lack of good quality bass. Fear not, the JBL 3.1 is the cure for what ails you. The voice quality from the highs is a game changer if you've been listening to your TV's built in speakers. The 10" sub is excellent in every way. Room shakin' bass if you so desire with zero distortion or if that's too much for you it is fully adjustable so you can turn the bass down (wimp). All in all if your looking for a good soundbar set up then go buy one of the other guy's entry level..but if your looking for great sound with awesome bass then this JBL 3.1 is what you want.

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from JBL Support
      Posted .

      Thank you for your review. Your feedback will be communicated to the proper department to improve our current and future product line. JBL

  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Awesome Sound! You have to get this!

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

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

    Checked out some sound bars and my friend had an older version Love hers. Mine Sounds better! LOL IT's great and easy to connect.

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