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The JBL Authentics 500 is a wireless home speaker that blends classic design with modern sound. It features Dolby Atmos® for immersive audio, Bluetooth connectivity, and the ability to be controlled by either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. With a stylish retro design and made from sustainable materials, the JBL Authentics 500 fills any room with superior sound.
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SUPERIOR DOLBY ATMOS SOUND
Experience room-filling, lifelike audio with 270 watts of 3.1 channel sound and Dolby Atmos®. Crystal-clear highs from aluminum tweeters meet deep, powerful bass thanks to a patented SlipStream™ port.
ICONIC RETRO DESIGN MEETS MODERN TECHNOLOGY
The JBL Authentics 500 combines classic aesthetics with cutting-edge features. It boasts a premium aluminum frame, a custom leather-like enclosure, and a reimagined Quadrex grille for a timeless look that complements any room.
STREAM MUSIC WITH EASE
Enjoy flexible music streaming options with built-in Wi-Fi. Access your favorite music services like Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Chromecast built-in™. Additionally, Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) allows for multi-room audio playback.
DUAL VOICE ASSISTANT COMPATIBILITY
Control your smart home devices and play music using your voice with either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, whichever you prefer.
SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY & INTUITIVE CONTROLS
Effortlessly connect your smartphone or other devices to the speaker via Bluetooth. On-speaker controls allow for volume, bass, and treble adjustments. The JBL One app offers further EQ customization and music service exploration.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN WITH AUTOMATIC SELF-TUNING
The JBL Authentics 500 is crafted with eco-conscious materials, including 100% recycled fabric, 85% recycled plastics, and 50% recycled aluminum. The speaker also automatically calibrates for optimal audio performance wherever you place it.
SUPERIOR DOLBY ATMOS SOUND
Experience room-filling, lifelike audio with 270 watts of 3.1 channel sound and Dolby Atmos®. Crystal-clear highs from aluminum tweeters meet deep, powerful bass thanks to a patented SlipStream™ port.
ICONIC RETRO DESIGN MEETS MODERN TECHNOLOGY
The JBL Authentics 500 combines classic aesthetics with cutting-edge features. It boasts a premium aluminum frame, a custom leather-like enclosure, and a reimagined Quadrex grille for a timeless look that complements any room.
STREAM MUSIC WITH EASE
Enjoy flexible music streaming options with built-in Wi-Fi. Access your favorite music services like Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Chromecast built-in™. Additionally, Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) allows for multi-room audio playback.
DUAL VOICE ASSISTANT COMPATIBILITY
Control your smart home devices and play music using your voice with either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, whichever you prefer.
SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY & INTUITIVE CONTROLS
Effortlessly connect your smartphone or other devices to the speaker via Bluetooth. On-speaker controls allow for volume, bass, and treble adjustments. The JBL One app offers further EQ customization and music service exploration.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN WITH AUTOMATIC SELF-TUNING
The JBL Authentics 500 is crafted with eco-conscious materials, including 100% recycled fabric, 85% recycled plastics, and 50% recycled aluminum. The speaker also automatically calibrates for optimal audio performance wherever you place it.

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With dual voice assistant compatibility (Google Assistant and Alexa), this speaker integrates seamlessly into your smart home ecosystem.

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JBL Authentics 500: Retro Style Meets Modern Sound with Dolby Atmos®

The JBL Authentics 500 is a wireless home speaker that combines classic design with cutting-edge sound technology. Here's a breakdown of its features and benefits:

Superior Sound with Dolby Atmos®

  • Immerse yourself in high-fidelity audio with 270 watts of 3.1 channel sound and Dolby Atmos®.
  • Three aluminum tweeters and a patented SlipStream™ bass port deliver crystal-clear highs and deep, powerful bass.

Iconic Retro Design

  • Inspired by JBL's heritage, the Authentics 500 features a premium aluminum frame, custom leather-like enclosure, and a reimagined Quadrex grille for a stylish look that complements any room.

Stream Music with Ease

  • Built-in Wi-Fi lets you stream music services like Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Chromecast built-in™.
  • The speaker also supports Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) for multi-room audio.

Dual Voice Assistant Compatibility

  • Control your smart home devices and access music with your voice using either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa.

Seamless Bluetooth Pairing

  • Wirelessly connect your smartphone or other devices to the speaker via Bluetooth for effortless music playback.

Intuitive Controls and JBL One App

  • Easily adjust volume, bass, and treble using the on-speaker controls or the JBL One app.
  • The app also allows for further EQ customization and music service exploration.

Multi-Room Playback

  • Create a connected sound system throughout your home by pairing multiple JBL Authentics 500 speakers.

Automatic Self-Tuning

  • The speaker automatically calibrates for optimal audio performance in any location.

Sustainable Design

  • The JBL Authentics 500 is made with eco-conscious materials, including 100% recycled fabric, 85% recycled plastics, and 50% recycled aluminum.

Overall, the JBL Authentics 500 is a versatile speaker that delivers excellent sound quality, classic design, and advanced features for a truly immersive listening experience.

JBL Authentics 500 Specifications

Technical Specifications:

  • Model: Authentics 300
  • Sound System: Stereo 2.0
  • Power Supply: 100 - 240V AC, 50/60Hz
  • Total Speaker Power Output (Max @ THD 1%): 100W
  • Transducer: 2 x 25mm tweeter + 5.25” woofer
  • Networked Standby Power: < 2.0 W
  • Operating Temperature: 0 °C - 45°C
  • Lithium Battery: 3.6V, 4800mAh
  • Battery Charge Time: < 3.5 hours
  • Music Play Time: Up to 8 hours (dependent on volume level and audio content)

Audio Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 45Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
  • Audio Inputs: 1 Audio in, Bluetooth/Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB (USB playback available in US version; USB for Service only in other versions)

USB Specifications:

  • USB Port: Type C
  • USB Rating: 5V DC, 0.5A
  • Supporting File Formats: mp3, WAV
  • MP3 Codec: MPEG 1 Layer 2/3, MPEG 2 Layer 3, MPEG 2.5 Layer 3
  • MP3 Sampling Rate: 16 - 48 kHz
  • MP3 Bitrate: 80 - 320 kbps

Wireless Specifications:

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.3
  • Bluetooth Profile: A2DP 1.3.2, AVRCP 1.5
  • Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range: 2400 MHz - 2483.5 MHz
  • Bluetooth Transmitter Power: < 13 dBm (EIRP)
  • Wi-Fi Network: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4GHz/5GHz)
  • 2.4G Wi-Fi Transmitter Frequency Range: 2412 - 2472 MHz (2.4 GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels)
  • 2.4G Wi-Fi Transmitter Power: < 20 dBm (EIRP)
  • 5G Wi-Fi Transmitter Frequency Range: 5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.470 - 5.725GHz, 5.725 - 5.825GHz
  • 5G Wi-Fi Transmitter Power: 5.15 - 5.25GHz < 23dBm, 5.25 - 5.35GHz & 5.470 - 5.725GHz < 23dBm, 5.725 - 5.825GHz < 14dBm (EIRP)

Dimension Specifications:

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 342 x 195.6 x 180.3 mm / 13.46” x 7.7” x 7.1”
  • Weight: 4.9 kg / 10.8 lbs
  • Packaging Dimensions (W x H x D): 403 x 272 x 272 mm / 15.9” x 10.7” x 10.7”
  • Packaging Weight: 6.64 kg / 14.6 lbs

What’s in the Box:

  • 1x JBL Authentics 300
  • 1x Power Cable
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
  • 1x Safety Sheet
  • 1x Warranty Card

JBL Authentics 500 Spec Sheet

JBL Authentics 500 Owners Manual

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Product Description

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The JBL Authentics 500 is a wireless home speaker that blends classic design with modern sound. It features Dolby Atmos® for immersive audio, Bluetooth connectivity, and the ability to be controlled by either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. With a stylish retro design and made from sustainable materials, the JBL Authentics 500 fills any room with superior sound.
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SUPERIOR DOLBY ATMOS SOUND
Experience room-filling, lifelike audio with 270 watts of 3.1 channel sound and Dolby Atmos®. Crystal-clear highs from aluminum tweeters meet deep, powerful bass thanks to a patented SlipStream™ port.
ICONIC RETRO DESIGN MEETS MODERN TECHNOLOGY
The JBL Authentics 500 combines classic aesthetics with cutting-edge features. It boasts a premium aluminum frame, a custom leather-like enclosure, and a reimagined Quadrex grille for a timeless look that complements any room.
STREAM MUSIC WITH EASE
Enjoy flexible music streaming options with built-in Wi-Fi. Access your favorite music services like Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Chromecast built-in™. Additionally, Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) allows for multi-room audio playback.
DUAL VOICE ASSISTANT COMPATIBILITY
Control your smart home devices and play music using your voice with either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, whichever you prefer.
SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY & INTUITIVE CONTROLS
Effortlessly connect your smartphone or other devices to the speaker via Bluetooth. On-speaker controls allow for volume, bass, and treble adjustments. The JBL One app offers further EQ customization and music service exploration.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN WITH AUTOMATIC SELF-TUNING
The JBL Authentics 500 is crafted with eco-conscious materials, including 100% recycled fabric, 85% recycled plastics, and 50% recycled aluminum. The speaker also automatically calibrates for optimal audio performance wherever you place it.
SUPERIOR DOLBY ATMOS SOUND
Experience room-filling, lifelike audio with 270 watts of 3.1 channel sound and Dolby Atmos®. Crystal-clear highs from aluminum tweeters meet deep, powerful bass thanks to a patented SlipStream™ port.
ICONIC RETRO DESIGN MEETS MODERN TECHNOLOGY
The JBL Authentics 500 combines classic aesthetics with cutting-edge features. It boasts a premium aluminum frame, a custom leather-like enclosure, and a reimagined Quadrex grille for a timeless look that complements any room.
STREAM MUSIC WITH EASE
Enjoy flexible music streaming options with built-in Wi-Fi. Access your favorite music services like Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Chromecast built-in™. Additionally, Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) allows for multi-room audio playback.
DUAL VOICE ASSISTANT COMPATIBILITY
Control your smart home devices and play music using your voice with either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, whichever you prefer.
SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY & INTUITIVE CONTROLS
Effortlessly connect your smartphone or other devices to the speaker via Bluetooth. On-speaker controls allow for volume, bass, and treble adjustments. The JBL One app offers further EQ customization and music service exploration.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN WITH AUTOMATIC SELF-TUNING
The JBL Authentics 500 is crafted with eco-conscious materials, including 100% recycled fabric, 85% recycled plastics, and 50% recycled aluminum. The speaker also automatically calibrates for optimal audio performance wherever you place it.
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Expert Insight

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With dual voice assistant compatibility (Google Assistant and Alexa), this speaker integrates seamlessly into your smart home ecosystem.

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Sarah T
Brand Manager
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Details

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JBL Authentics 500: Retro Style Meets Modern Sound with Dolby Atmos®

The JBL Authentics 500 is a wireless home speaker that combines classic design with cutting-edge sound technology. Here's a breakdown of its features and benefits:

Superior Sound with Dolby Atmos®

  • Immerse yourself in high-fidelity audio with 270 watts of 3.1 channel sound and Dolby Atmos®.
  • Three aluminum tweeters and a patented SlipStream™ bass port deliver crystal-clear highs and deep, powerful bass.

Iconic Retro Design

  • Inspired by JBL's heritage, the Authentics 500 features a premium aluminum frame, custom leather-like enclosure, and a reimagined Quadrex grille for a stylish look that complements any room.

Stream Music with Ease

  • Built-in Wi-Fi lets you stream music services like Spotify Connect, AirPlay, and Chromecast built-in™.
  • The speaker also supports Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM) for multi-room audio.

Dual Voice Assistant Compatibility

  • Control your smart home devices and access music with your voice using either Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa.

Seamless Bluetooth Pairing

  • Wirelessly connect your smartphone or other devices to the speaker via Bluetooth for effortless music playback.

Intuitive Controls and JBL One App

  • Easily adjust volume, bass, and treble using the on-speaker controls or the JBL One app.
  • The app also allows for further EQ customization and music service exploration.

Multi-Room Playback

  • Create a connected sound system throughout your home by pairing multiple JBL Authentics 500 speakers.

Automatic Self-Tuning

  • The speaker automatically calibrates for optimal audio performance in any location.

Sustainable Design

  • The JBL Authentics 500 is made with eco-conscious materials, including 100% recycled fabric, 85% recycled plastics, and 50% recycled aluminum.

Overall, the JBL Authentics 500 is a versatile speaker that delivers excellent sound quality, classic design, and advanced features for a truly immersive listening experience.

JBL Authentics 500 Specifications

Technical Specifications:

  • Model: Authentics 300
  • Sound System: Stereo 2.0
  • Power Supply: 100 - 240V AC, 50/60Hz
  • Total Speaker Power Output (Max @ THD 1%): 100W
  • Transducer: 2 x 25mm tweeter + 5.25” woofer
  • Networked Standby Power: < 2.0 W
  • Operating Temperature: 0 °C - 45°C
  • Lithium Battery: 3.6V, 4800mAh
  • Battery Charge Time: < 3.5 hours
  • Music Play Time: Up to 8 hours (dependent on volume level and audio content)

Audio Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 45Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
  • Audio Inputs: 1 Audio in, Bluetooth/Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB (USB playback available in US version; USB for Service only in other versions)

USB Specifications:

  • USB Port: Type C
  • USB Rating: 5V DC, 0.5A
  • Supporting File Formats: mp3, WAV
  • MP3 Codec: MPEG 1 Layer 2/3, MPEG 2 Layer 3, MPEG 2.5 Layer 3
  • MP3 Sampling Rate: 16 - 48 kHz
  • MP3 Bitrate: 80 - 320 kbps

Wireless Specifications:

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.3
  • Bluetooth Profile: A2DP 1.3.2, AVRCP 1.5
  • Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range: 2400 MHz - 2483.5 MHz
  • Bluetooth Transmitter Power: < 13 dBm (EIRP)
  • Wi-Fi Network: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4GHz/5GHz)
  • 2.4G Wi-Fi Transmitter Frequency Range: 2412 - 2472 MHz (2.4 GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels)
  • 2.4G Wi-Fi Transmitter Power: < 20 dBm (EIRP)
  • 5G Wi-Fi Transmitter Frequency Range: 5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.470 - 5.725GHz, 5.725 - 5.825GHz
  • 5G Wi-Fi Transmitter Power: 5.15 - 5.25GHz < 23dBm, 5.25 - 5.35GHz & 5.470 - 5.725GHz < 23dBm, 5.725 - 5.825GHz < 14dBm (EIRP)

Dimension Specifications:

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 342 x 195.6 x 180.3 mm / 13.46” x 7.7” x 7.1”
  • Weight: 4.9 kg / 10.8 lbs
  • Packaging Dimensions (W x H x D): 403 x 272 x 272 mm / 15.9” x 10.7” x 10.7”
  • Packaging Weight: 6.64 kg / 14.6 lbs

What’s in the Box:

  • 1x JBL Authentics 300
  • 1x Power Cable
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
  • 1x Safety Sheet
  • 1x Warranty Card

JBL Authentics 500 Spec Sheet

JBL Authentics 500 Owners Manual

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