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JBL Cinema SB400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 868 reviews of JBL Cinema SB400. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the JBL Cinema SB400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JBL Cinema SB400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of JBL Cinema SB400 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the reliability and size are generally positive. The design and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL SB400 120W Wireless Cinema Soundbar and SubwooferJBL SB400 120W Wireless Cinema Soundbar and Subwoofer

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JBL Cinema SB400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 user reviews of JBL Cinema SB400 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and design are generally positive. The price and usability also get good reviews, whereas reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Cinema SB400 Soundbar Speaker System - BlackJBL Cinema SB400 Soundbar Speaker System - Black

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for JBL Cinema SB400

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of JBL Cinema SB400 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL Cinema SB400 Soundbar Speaker System - BlackJBL Cinema SB400 Soundbar Speaker System - Black

Jun, 2018

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

JBL Cinema SB400

 

A good-looking, extremely capable soundbar solution, the JBL is a fine alternative to TV speakers

Classy design ; Three HDMI inputs ; Bluetooth connectivity ; Open, spacious sound ; Taut bass ; Good dynamics

Poor remote control ; Possible lip-sync issue with some TVs ; Large subwoofer

Expert review by : Stephen Dawson (cnet.com.au)

JBL Cinema SB400 soundbar

 

The JBL Cinema SB400 is a fine sounding soundbar with convenient home theatre-style functionality and Bluetooth, marred by some unfortunate operational issues.

Quality sound, including good bass ; Offers full system switching capabilities ; Supports Dolby Digital 5.1

Miscalibration between LFE and bass levels ; Lag in subwoofer starting with new tracks

What a pity about those operational issues. Because, aside from them, the JBL Cinema SB400 is not just a good soundbar and subwoofer combo, but a HDMI and Bluetooth-enabled home theatre in a box.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : Jez Ford (avhub.com.au)

JBL Cinema SB400 Review

 

With Bluetooth and HDMI inputs make this a proper connection hub.

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

Sounds good, looks nice.

Remote control is rubbish..

May, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

Sound quality is excellent and power output is huge, the value for money is very high

Cheap materials used in construction, such as the flimsy little remote control and unnecessarily large and boxy construction of the sub woofer.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

Design. Quality and sound.

Issues connecting ot to Samsung tv. Had to use the optical connection at the end...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

I changed the order for a JB SB200. I have rated this product. Excellent sound good bass. Great bluetooth syncing.

Would benefit from more connection options such as USB.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

Amazing sound quality & clarity......

All black....

Mar, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

First sound bar o own very impressed lovevthe wireless sub woofer also streaming music from my phone is great too also the build quality is superb first class item

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL SB400

 

sound quality is great for the price

remote - easy to lose and missing a bluetooth button so you have to press it on the main unit. Also missing controls for adjusting bass etc.

Feb, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:1.1 / 2.1
RMS rated power:100

Certificates

Plug and Play: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes

Other features

Soundbar dimensions (WxDxH):95 x 1100 x 64

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC, Audio (3.5mm) / Optical
Manual: Yes
Mounting brackets included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired & Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI In:3
HDMI Out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 4
Number of HDMI Outputs:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5

Radio

FM radio: No

Soundbar speaker

Mid-range driver diameter:5.7
Mid-range driver size:5.7
Number of mid-range drivers:2
Number of tweeter drivers:1
Soundbar speaker RMS power:120 / 60
Tweeter diameter:2.5
Tweeter size:2.5

Subwoofer

Bass adjustment: Yes
Subwoofer frequency range:38 - 120
Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer RMS power:100
Wireless Subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Colour of product:Black
Frequency range:120 - 20000
Handheld remote control: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.4
Height :9.5
Soundbar weight:3.3
Subwoofer depth:32
Subwoofer height:32.9 / 35.5
Subwoofer weight:10.5
Subwoofer width:32.9 / 35.5
Width:110