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JBL CINEMA 510 TESZT

It might not be the last word in clarity or detail up top , but its weighty, dynamic presentation makes it an appealing proposition for anyone looking for a decent upgrade in sound. The bassy sound is floor-rumbling as it reverbs around the room. Top marks to JBL for consistency. A button on the remote allows you to easily swap backwards and forwards between a wired and Bluetooth connection. The satellite speakers plug into the ends of the soundbar with great ease, making a strong magnetic connection, and follow the same design language as the rest of the unit. Each satellite speaker has a battery life of about 10 hours, and are charged when plugged into the soundbar.

Included in the box is everything you should need to fasten the JBL Bar 5. The speakers are able to produce room-shaking volume without ever losing clarity, and the dedicated driver for voice means that dialogue is never overpowered, something of a holy grail when it comes to TV audio. On top are four manual buttons for power, volume and input source. The wireless speakers both sub and satellite seamlessly synced with the main soundbar, and calibrating the system was as easy as pressing a single button. Choosing a soundbar is a difficult task nowadays, with a seemingly endless selection on offer. Without doubt, the biggest selling point of the JBL Bar 5.

On the back, just above the power input, is a single button for wirelessly syncing up the subwoofer to the soundbar. The JBL Bar 5. The balance was very satisfying, and immediately immersive, exactly as a good surround sound system should be. twszt

Each satellite speaker has a battery life of about 10 hours, and are charged when plugged into the soundbar. It might not be the last word in clarity or detail up topbut its weighty, dynamic presentation makes it an appealing proposition for anyone looking for a decent upgrade in sound. We tried listening to a number of different tracks. For movie lovers with a shortage of space, the JBL offers a seriously appealing prospect: A button on the remote allows you to easily swap backwards and forwards between a wired and Bluetooth connection.

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Without doubt, the best thing about the Bar 5. We admire the effort JBL has put into aesthetics, even though the result shiny edges on a matt-black chassis is muted. The SB got four stars and now the Base follows suit, possessing a similarly decent sound, rugged build and smart design. The only blip in design is the feeble credit card-style remote, which is all-too easy to lose down the side of the sofa.

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JBL is one of many brands to channel its soundbar expertise into the jbp foray of soundbases of late, and the Cinema Base is a decent first effort by the company. Included in the box is everything you should need to fasten the JBL Bar 5. Our Verdict For movie lovers with a shortage of space, the JBL offers a seriously appealing prospect: Against Music cimema flat Plastic design Gap between mids and bass.

Choosing a soundbar is a difficult task nowadays, with a seemingly endless selection on offer. For Truly wireless 5. Big, dynamic and excellently detailed, its sound is easy to buy into — not least for the action-movie junkies among us. When connected as one unit, the Texzt Bar 5. Without doubt, the biggest selling point of the JBL Bar 5.

Also picking up points for practicality is the placement of the optical and 3. Fury Road, Star Wars: For the general movie and TV watching experience, the sound stage has clearly been optimized to bring out voices, and this is welcome in tedzt action sequences in which you can distinctly hear dialogue over heavy scoring, and even gunfire in the case of John Wick.

The Force Awakens, and John Wick. We tested its capabilities with movies renowned for putting a surround sound system through its paces — Mad Max: Against Midrange could be clearer Treble needs greater insight Poor remote.

On top are four manual buttons for power, volume and input source. The speakers are able to produce room-shaking volume without ever losing clarity, and the dedicated driver for voice means that dialogue is never overpowered, something of a holy grail when it comes to TV audio. Manufacturers need a unique selling point to stand out, 150 the JBL Bar 5. The Base has an uncommon trick up its sleeve: The bassy sound is floor-rumbling as it reverbs around the room. The JBL is a solid performer with music, its handling of a movie track paralleled in a musical setting.

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Bjl bass capabilities and sharp trebles mean you get teszzt satisfying room-rattling sound, and crystal-clear dialogue. The CinemaBase has it, but doesn’t flaunt it; fulsome sound, sombre design. The satellite speakers plug into the ends of the soundbar with great ease, making a strong magnetic connection, and follow the same design language as the rest of the unit.

It does a fantastic job of bringing out dialogue, and across every film we tried, we were deeply impressed with the surround sound capabilities. The wireless speakers both sub and satellite seamlessly synced with the main soundbar, and calibrating the system was as cinrma as pressing a single button. The soundbar has two speakers that magnetically attach to either end of a central bar, meaning you can have a single unit, or you can disconnect the speakers, and put them behind your couch to create a truly wireless 5.

At this price, it demands a listen.

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It feels a bit restrained. Top marks to JBL for consistency. What this ultimately means is that you get loud, clear, bassy musical reproduction that lacks warmth. Our praise subsides momentarily cineja it comes to the midrange. The main body of the soundbar is wrapped in a perforated mesh, and disguises a small display that sits underneath it, just to the right of a small JBL logo.