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JBL Creature III 2.1

JBL Creature III 2.1
alaScore 90

657 reviews

Aug, 2018

We have collected and analysed 15 expert reviews and 642 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 80/100 and users rate it 82/100. The average review date is 08-07-2012. We have compared these reviews to 105868 reviews from other Computer Speakers. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: 15-08-2018.

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JBL Creature III review


After a little tweaking of your Mac's output, you'll be very happy with the sounds the Creature pumps out.

Spend a little time adjusting your Mac's audio output and you'll be very happy with the Creature III. However, the Creature II can still be snapped up online for as little as £60. For a significant saving of 40%, we think you'll be just as happy with...

Expert review by : Alan Stonebridge (

JBL Creature III


JBL's Creature speakers have long been one of the most peculiar and pleasantly eyecatching designs around. This 34W, 2.1 desktop speaker system lives up to its name more than ever before, with tentacular legs at the corners of the subwoofer and...

Spend a little time adjusting your Mac's audio output and you'll be very happy with the Creature III. However, the Creature II can still be snapped up online for as little as 60. For a significant saving of 40%, we think you'll be just as happy with them

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Gerald Lynch (

Review: JBL Creature III 2.1 PC speakers


Brand: JBL Product: Creature III Purpose: 2.1 PC speakers Price: £99, available from Apple stores, John Lewis, M&S, PC World, Comet and Amazon You could accuse JBL of slacking of late, having spent the last two years releasing only fairly standard...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : PC Authority (

JBL Creature 2.1 Speakers


JBL has been manufacturing professional sound equipment since the 1940s. Its range sits at the higher end of the sound system market, and is generally priced accordingly. But none of that explains the logic behind these speakers. Oddly named...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Naaptol (

Expert Review


JBL Creature III 2.1 desktop speaker system is the perfect solution for your music, gaming and voice applications when easily connected with your Mac or PC. It delivers you the best-in-class performance, thanks in part to the use of Odyssey and Magnum...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Devin (

JBL Creature III Review


I have to admit that I've never been impressed with small speakers, even those designed for computer use. Even worse are those that promise big sound, but

Great Design ; Unique touch controls ; Small, space saving design ; Performed admirably well for its size ; Uniform sound

Treble/Bass control placed on sub ; Power on the back of sub ; Sub could be larger ; Where are cool light effects

JBL’s Creature III  stands out with a unique, modern design that still looks fresh after 8 years. It’s a slightly updated design that that looks even better than the original one. The overall system size is impressively small and should be perfect...

Jul, 2010

Consumer review (

JBL Creature III


good value for money

volume control fiddly

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (

JBL Creature III


Low price, great sound quality. Best purchase I've made

If only the speakers could contain a wireless feature it would be the perfect product.

Oct, 2014

Consumer review (

JBL Creature III


Good clear sound, deep base, striking design.

connections behind sub become loose/weak.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (

JBL Creature III 2.1


Lovely style, great sound!

Controls abit fiddly

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications


Frequency range:30 - 20000 / 50 - 20000
RMS rated power:20 / 25
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
Subwoofer RMS power:15


Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes


Audio output channels:2.1
Magnet type:neodymium
Mid-range driver diameter:4
Mid-range driver size:4
Woofer Diameter:7.5
Woofer size:7.5

Other features

Audio output channels:2.1
Compatibility:desktop/laptop computers
Dimensions (WxDxH):75 x 75 x 70
Number of satellite speakers:2
Satellite speakers RMS power:5
Speaker power:5
Subwoofer depth:23
Subwoofer dimensions (WxHxD):230 x 230 x 230
Subwoofer height:23
Subwoofer RMS power:15
Subwoofer Type:Active
Subwoofer width:23
Type:Portable speakers


Magnetically shielded: Yes
On/off switch: Yes
Remotely operated: No

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes

Weight & Dimensions