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Item# JBL CHARGE
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The JBL® Charge delivers unsurpassed portable audio performance from your mobile devices and tablets. It provides more than 12 hours of playback time from its built-in, high-capacity, 6000mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery, and it can even charge your other mobile devices on the go via its built-in USB port. With two 1-5/8-inch (41-millimeter) full-range drivers and a built-in bass port, it produces full-range JBL sound with exceptional bass. It also wirelessly streams audio from any Bluetooth®-equipped smartphone or tablet. The JBL Charge wireless speaker is a portable audio powerhouse for any environment.
At A Glance:
  • Built-in, high-capacity, 6000mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery provides more than 12 hours of playback time on a single charge and can even recharge your mobile devices
  • Wirelessly streams stereo music from any Bluetooth device
  • Durable, portable design lets you take full-range JBL® sound with exceptional bass anywhere you go
  • High-capacity, 6000mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Recharges your external devices
  • Bluetooth technology
  • Built-in bass port
  • Full-range JBL sound
  • Versatile, portable design
  • Built for durability
  • LED indicator
What's in the box:
  • 1 JBL Charge stereo speaker with Bluetooth technology
  • 1 USB adapter
  • 1 micro USB cable
  • 1 Neoprene™ carrying pouch
  • Quick-start guide
Introducing the JBL® Charge, the stereo speaker that provides more than 12 hours of playback time from a single charge of its built-in, high-capacity, 6000mAh Li-ion (lithium-ion) rechargeable battery. It can even charge your other mobile devices on the go with its built-in USB port. The JBL Charge wirelessly streams audio from any Bluetooth®-equipped smartphone or tablet, and it lets you enjoy unsurpassed portable audio performance from your mobile devices and tablets. With two 1-5/8-inch (41-millimeter) drivers, a built-in bass port, digital signal processing and 2 x 5 watts of amplification, it delivers full-range JBL sound with exceptional bass. Ideal for active, outdoor lifestyles, the portable JBL Charge speaker fits into a backpack and plays from either a vertical or horizontal position, so you can use it just about anywhere. The JBL Charge stereo speaker is a portable audio powerhouse for any environment.
Product Features:
  • High-capacity, 6000mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery
    The JBL Charge stereo speaker has a massive, built-in, 6000mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery that provides more than 12 hours of playback time on a single charge. The battery is easily recharged from the speaker’s built-in USB port, which saves you battery hassles and money.
  • Recharges your external devices
    The JBL Charge speaker’s high-capacity battery has so much juice that you can even use it to recharge your other portable devices from the speaker’s built-in USB port while you’re on the go. So you don’t need to carry an extra charger to keep your devices powered up.
  • Bluetooth technology
    The JBL Charge portable speaker streams audio wirelessly from any Bluetooth-equipped device, making JBL sound available for a wide range of portable devices, including tablets.
  • Built-in bass port
    Some portable speakers produce less-than-impressive bass. Not the JBL Charge. It has a built-in bass port and generates bass that similar portable speakers simply can’t equal.
  • Full-range JBL sound
    With two 1-5/8-inch (41-millimeter) JBL drivers and a 2 x 5-watt amplifier, the JBL Charge generates room-filling audio – impressive performance for a compact speaker that goes anywhere with you.
  • Versatile, portable design
    The JBL Charge stereo speaker plays from either a vertical or horizontal position, so you can use it in a variety of locations. And it fits easily into a backpack, so you can take it from one place to the next.
  • Built for durability
    With the JBL Charge speaker, strength isn’t limited to audio performance. From its rugged case and grille to the rubber end rings and a rubber cap for its USB port, the JBL Charge has the durability that your active lifestyle demands.
  • LED indicator
    The JBL Charge’s clearly visible LED lets you know when its built-in battery needs to be recharged as well as when the speaker is in the Bluetooth listening or pairing mode.
Aux Connection

Auxiliary-input (aux in) connector allows you to plug into practically any audio device.

Bluetooth Connectivity

Allows you to wirelessly stream music through any Bluetooth enabled device.

Carry Case

JBL sound is always worth protecting. An included carry case keeps the device safe from bumps and bruises.

Rechargeable Battery
Features a rechargeable battery for convenient portability and extended playback time.

Recharges your Media Device

This speaker charges your device so you can listen longer and be ready to go at a moment's notice.

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Manuals & Downloads:
Device Compatibility:
3.5mm
Bluetooth
General Specifications:
Battery Type
Li-ion rechargeable
Listening Time on Battery Charge
>12 hours
Battery Charge Time
3.5 hours
Audio Specifications:
Frequency Response
150Hz – 20kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
>80dB
Amplifier Power
2 x 5W
Speaker Specifications:
Transducer
2 x 1-1/2" (38mm)
Dimensions:
Depth
2-29/32" (74mm)
Height
6-29/32" (175mm)
Wireless System Specifications:
Bluetooth transmitter power
0~20dBm (EIRP)
Bluetooth transmitter modulation
π/4-DQPSK, 8-DPSK
Listening time on battery power
>12 hours
JBL Charge is rated 4.3208 out of 5 by 159.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sounds good for the size, charging port a plus I'm replacing the HMDX Jam, and this JBL Charge definitely has better sound quality. I was looking for something with stereo speakers, which this has. You're not going to get booming bass out of this portable speaker, but the sound quality is definitely pleasing. The guys that work in my office were definitely impressed! I also bring it to work to charge my phone when it gets depleted I did buy this refurbished, and was not impressed with the finish of the product. The volume button appeared as though someone has gotten food residue in the crevice. Then, the speaker started doing weird stuff, and wouldn't connect. I had to order a replacement unit. Hopefully the replacement will work better.
Date published: 2016-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Versatile Portable Wireless Speaker! I was sharing my passion for bicycling on Facebook and a friend suggested that I try the JBL Charge to use on my rides instead of the marginally unsafe practice of using earbuds to listen to music while riding.     The charge fits perfectly into a standard water bottle cage and the volume is more than adequate to listen to any music you desire.    Additionally this speaker can go with me on trips, to the office, on outdoor activities, or to any room in the house and deliver more than acceptable audio for any occasion.  As a former Bose only audiophile, I love this little addition to my audio equipment collection.   Thanks JBL, Harman Kardon!
Date published: 2013-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product for the price I bought this product for my wife for Christmas for her office.  We listened to it on Christmas Eve  and I was blown away by the sound quality.  Decent bass for such a small speaker and great clarity on mid range and highs. I took it with me to work and a friend there who has a Bose Soundlink was also impressed. I bought one for myself the day after Christmas.  Also love the ability to charge my phone with it.  The only negative I have found is it is difficult to pair another device to it. I had to unpair my phone and turn off bluetooth before I could pair it to another device. Would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a quality portable speaker
Date published: 2013-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent portable speaker in its price range I own two speakers, one is stored in the trunk of my auto and the other is at home for outdoor use. I am satisfied with the sound especially when played at a level that is not pushing it to a distorted level. Sorry I cannot be more specific on this issue of sound level. The manufacturer is correct on the battery playtime for the speaker, it outlast an iPad battery time. The sound is very good, the voice and instruments are detailed and true to the original source. The unit is priced correctly in what it does and for speakers that are competitive. Everyone that listens to this speaker states that they like and would purchase the JBL.
Date published: 2014-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for the price! I have had my JBL Charge for a couple of months now, and I chose it after demoing a dozen or so different bluetooth speakers. To me, the Charge has a forward mid tonality with decent bass and treble for it's size and price point. And it plays really loud compared to others in its price range that are this portable. However, one could overdrive the speaker. The person in the other review who has had to exchange a few because of the speaker developing crackling probably ran it too loud. I find that it is possible to turn it up to where it is distorting if the audio signal is loud enough. Some people just haven't learned yet how not to kill speakers. LOL
Date published: 2014-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great..Her is How to pair it with Sony TMR-BT8IP Blue Tooth Adapter for IPOD. I just paired JBL Charge With Sony TMR-BT8IP Blue Tooth Adapter for IPOD. Great sound quality. At first I was puzzled by How to pair it. Here is HOW 1) place JBL Charge in pairing mode by Holding down POWER button for 3 seconds.(it will start flashing blue - red - blue - red) 2) turn on IPOD but do not play. 3) Press and hold only button on Sony TMR-BT8IP for 7 seconds release the button as soon as blue light starts blinking quickly. That's it within seconds you will have them paired and flashing will stop on both devices :) Great combination of small size and Sound quality. I have not yet used it for charging other devices. once I have enough to share, I will.
Date published: 2013-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from caught off guard... My partner in a Golf Tournament had the blue version, asked if I mind a little music during our round, of course not! Well wasn't I surprised with the big sound coming from something the size of a large energy drink. Unlike the tinny sound satellite radio plays through most car speakers, this little gal packs a decent wallop. All volume levels sound crisp AND there's bass, wow! Saw the Bose & other portable speakers at BestBuy a few months back. Bose way, way overpriced (as usual) and others not suited for outdoor use, especially riding next to a liquid refreshment in a golf cart. I couldn't purchase my own fast enough...
Date published: 2013-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Choice For The Money After reading many online reviews (and hearing the Jawbone Jamboxes owned by friends) I decided on the JBL Charge. Shortly after buying it, however, I read such a positive review of the Logitech UE Mini Boom that I decided to give it a listen at a local Best Buy. One of their employees also recommended the JBL Charge. I decided to buy them both and compare them against the Charge. Results: the UE Mini Boom had surprisingly low volume and very flat sound. The Flip was louder, with better sound, but lacking enough bass for me. The Charge was just as loud as the Flip, had great sound, and the extra bass that I wanted. For the money, I don't think it can be beat. I'm keeping the Charge.
Date published: 2013-11-12
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Did the battery is USED or BRAND NEW is the main concern.

Asked by: terenceyee18
Thank you for the inquiry. This products battery is new. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-21

Is there a warranty on this factory reconditioned speaker?

Asked by: miamiguy
Thank you for the inquiry. Yes. This product carries a 1 year manufacturers warranty. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-21

What does it mean to be recertified

Asked by: Guest123
Thank you for the inquiry. A refurbished, reconditioned or recertified product has been returned, repaired and/or tested as necessary, and restocked for sale at a lower-than-retail price. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-21

Daughter traveling to India, so what will she need to make it work there, like can be plugged into euro style adapter?  How much does this unit weigh?

Asked by: kmpshopping
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