Experience 3D Spacious Surround Sound at Home

Make your viewing or gaming experience more immersive than ever before with the winning combination of JBL Multibeam™ technology and Virtual Dolby Atmos®. Feel the sound all around as you’re thrown into the action with deep bass performance without the need for an extra subwoofer. It features Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay and Alexa Multi Room Music (MRM) for incredibly easy music streaming and multi-room possibilities. Bluetooth lets you enjoy music from your smartphone or tablet too. The sleek design of the JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam, with its grille pattern and metallic finishing, fits any home decor. It’s compact and simple to use, can be controlled using your existing TV remote or by using the included intuitively designed remote control.

Features

  • Dolby Atmos® and MultiBeam™ surround sound
  • Punchy bass without the need for a separate subwoofer
  • Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay and Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM)
  • Ultra HD 4K Pass-through with Dolby Vision™
  • HDMI eARC
  • Automatic MultiBeam™ Calibration
  • Multi-room possibilities
  • Bluetooth wireless streaming
  • Works with voice control

Features and Benefits

Dolby Atmos® and MultiBeam™ surround sound
Upgrade your viewing or gaming experience from ordinary to extraordinary. Built-in Virtual Dolby Atmos® gives you an immersive and exciting 3D sound experience, while JBL MultiBeam™ technology creates a wide soundstage by projecting incredible sound to every corner of the room, so you’ll hear every detail from your favorite music, movies, TV series and games without the need for multiple speakers. Enjoy movies or games with a whole new dimension.

Punchy bass without the need for a separate subwoofer
Your home cinematic experience is enhanced and intensified with deep, punchy bass, thanks to four passive radiators built-in.

Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay and Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM)
With AirPlay, Alexa Multi-Room Music and Chromecast built-in, you can stream all your favorite online content in amazing sound quality, with a simple finger tap.

Ultra HD 4K Pass-through with Dolby Vision™
Dolby Vision is a High-Dynamic Range (HDR) 4k video format that is growing in popularity and can be found in a growing number of 4k HD Blu-ray players, as well as several popular streaming services. Coupled with our 4k pass through you will enjoy pristine audio quality to match your video.

HDMI eARC
With HDMI eARC, you can enjoy higher-quality audio, including Virtual Dolby Atmos® on your JBL Bar 5.0. You can easily and conveniently connect your Dolby Atmos player to either the TV or soundbar.

Automatic MultiBeam™ Calibration
Calibrate the soundbar with the best surround sound audio effect based on your own room design and layout.

Multi-room possibilities
Thanks to Chromecast built-in™ and Alexa Multi-Room-Music you can create a multi-room setup, allowing to listen to the same music in every room or different music in each room.

Bluetooth wireless streaming
Not in the mood for a film or game? No problem. With the compact JBL Bar 5.0 MultiBeam soundbar, you can also enjoy wireless music streaming via Bluetooth from your phone or tablet.

Works with voice control
Already having a device with Google Assistant, Alexa voice control or Siri? Simply connect them with the soundbar and start streaming your music with a simple voice command

Disclaimer: Some features require subscriptions or services not available in all countries.

What’s in the box:

  • 1 x Soundbar
  • Remote control with 2 x batteries
  • Power cords (up to 8pcs depending on region SKUs)
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 2 x L-shape wall-mount bracket with screws
  • Quick start guide
  • Warranty card
  • Safety sheet

Technical Specifications

General specification
  • Model No.: BAR 5.0 MULTIBEAM
  • Total speaker power output (Max. @THD 1%): 250 W
  • Soundbar output power (Max. @THD 1%): (5 x 50 W)
  • Transducer: 5 x 48mm x 80mm racetrack drivers + 4 x 3 inches (75mm) Passive Radiators
  • Power supply: 100 – 240V AC, ~ 50/60Hz
HDMI
  • HDMI In: 1
  • HDMI eARC: 1
  • HDMI HDCP version: 2.3
Audio
  • Max SPL: 92 dBA
    Frequency response: 50Hz – 20kHz
    Audio inputs: 1 Optical, Bluetooth, Chromecast, AirPlay 2, Alexa MRM, USB
USB specification
  • USB charge out: Type A, USB rating: 5V DC, 0.5A
    USB Port: (*USB playback is available in US version.
    For other versions, USB is for Service only.)
Wireless specification
  • Bluetooth® version: 4.2
  • Bluetooth® profile: A2DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.5
  • Bluetooth® transmitter power: <10 dBm (EIRP)
  • Wi-Fi network: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (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
  • 5G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range: 5.15 – 5.35GHz, 5.470 – 5.725GHz, 5.725 – 5.825GHz
  • 5G Wi-Fi transmitter power: <23dBm (EIRP)
Audio specification
  • Supported formats: MP3 Codec: MPEG 1 Layer 2/3, MPEG 2 Layer 3, MPEG 2.5 Layer 3 (USA only), Dolby Atmos, PCM
Dimension (Soundbar)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 709 x 58 x 101mm / 27.9″ x 2.3″ x 3.9″
  • Weight: 2.8kg
Dimension (Packaging)
  • Dimensions: 966 x 126 x 161mm / 38.0″ x 4.9″ x 6.3″
  • Gross Weight: 4.5kg

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Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Confidential unpublished works. Copyright © 2012–2020 Dolby Laboratories. All rights reserved. Google, Google Home and Chromecast built-in are trademarks of Google LLC. Requires Chromecast or Chromecast built-in device. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Apple, AirPlay, iPad, iPad Air, iPad Pro and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Use of the Works with Apple badge means that an accessory has been designed to work specifically with the technology identified in the badge and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. To control this AirPlay 2–enabled speaker, iOS 11.4 or later is required. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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Documents / Resources

JBL 5.0 Channel Soundbar MultiBeam technology Virtual Dolby Atmos [pdf] User Manual
5.0 Channel Soundbar MultiBeam technology Virtual Dolby Atmos, Bar 5.0 Multibeam

References

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