Model# SB400/230

Cinema SB400

JBL   Product Detail

120-watt, wireless Cinema soundbar and subwoofer

£ 349.99 £ 479.99 each

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  • Legendary JBL sound

    Now you don’t have to venture far from home to experience the legendary power, clarity and technical accuracy of the JBL sound.

  • Sleek Stylish Design

    Looks at home in any listening environment. Everything has a high-gloss finish that will compliment any room in your home.

  • Plug 'n Play

    Easy to install, requires virtually no setup. Just connect and play.

  • Magnetically Shielded

    Magnetically shielded for placement on the floor or wherever you want it, including right next to your TV or video display.

  • Wall Mountable

    Includes wall mount brackets so you can mount your speaker for the ideal home entertainment experience

  • Bluetooth® Connectivity

    Bluetooth technology provides high-quality music streaming from mobile audio devices. Whether the sound source is your mobile phone, tablet or laptop computer, this product can work with it.

  • HDMI™

    HDMI™ connectivity helps you get the most from 3D sources, with the highest-quality digital video and audio and easy one-wire connections.

  • 3.5 mm stereo input

    The 3.5mm auxiliary input allows you to connect external (portable) sources, mostly through their headphone output

Surround yourself with great audio, not speakers.

Bluetooth¬-enabled soundbar with a powerful, 200-watt wireless subwoofer.

High-definition TV is great – but what good is it if its sound doesn’t match the quality of its video? Fortunately, the JBL® Cinema SB400 system offers cinema-quality audio in a small space and high style. Its two-channel soundbar features four 2-1/4-inch (57-millimeter) woofers, two 1-inch (25-millimeter) tweeters, an amplifier that delivers up to 120 watts, integrated Bluetooth® technology for streaming music from digital devices, three HDMI® inputs and HARMAN Display Surround technology, which creates a 3D listening environment from only two channels. The system also includes a 200-watt, 8-inch (200-millimeter) wireless subwoofer with bass-boost control. The SB400 is everything that you can ask for in a sound system.

  • Know what's
    in the box

    • 1 Cinema SB400 soundbar
    • 1 8" (200mm) wireless subwoofer
    • 1 IR remote control
    • 1 power cable
    • 1 optical audio cable
    • 1 analog audio cable
    • 1 wall-mounting bracket
    • 1 warranty card
    • Quick-start guide
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Features & benefits

120 watts of built-in power

The Cinema SB400 incorporates amplifiers, controls andleft and right woofers and tweeters into a single soundbar. Its built-inamplification simplifies system connections and operation, and offers up to 120watts of power.

200-watt, 8" (200mm) wirelesssubwoofer

Nothing draws you into the action like huge bass. TheCinema SG400’s 8-inch (200-millimeter), low-frequencytransducer and built-in 200-watt amplifier deliver all of your entertainment’simpact, emotion and excitement. And because the system is wireless, it puts nounsightly cables between soundbar and subwoofer.

Bluetooth technology

Movies and TV shows aren’t the only things that soundbetter with a JBL soundbar. The Cinema SB400 wirelessly streams music fromsmartphones and tablets, delivering room-filling, full-range sound reproductionwith exceptional bass.

HDMI connectivity

With three HDMI inputs, the Cinema SB400 providesconvenient connection for multiple HDMI source components. It also includes oneHDMI output with Audio Return Channel (ARC), which sends the TVsound back to the soundbar. This setup simplifies switching and makes thesystem easier to use.

Exclusive HARMAN Display Surround technology

Drawing from HARMAN expertise in movie theater audio, theCinema SB400 lets you add cinema sound without adding multiple speakers.Employing proprietary HARMAN Display Surround technology, it creates a virtualsurround-sound experience while preserving the original audio mix in its timbreand special balance.

Dolby Digital decoding

The Cinema SB400 decodes film soundtracks in their nativeformat, which eliminates conversion stages that reduce sound quality. Thisarrangement helps the soundbar provide a superb surround-sound experience formultiple listeners.

Plug-and-play solution

The Cinema SB400 easily connects to any TV and evenprovides all of the cables that you’ll need. Easy to install, the soundbarrequires virtually no setup. Just connect and play.

Analog and optical digital audio inputs

The Cinema SB400 features enough inputs to connect a TVand a disc player, satellite tuner or cable tuner to the system. It connectsdirectly to any television and increases convenience – no plugging andunplugging required.

TV volume-learning capability

The Cinema SB400 comes with a credit card-sized remotecontrol that can “learn” the IR (infrared) volume-control codeof your existing TV remote control. You can literally control the soundbar andTV volume with the same remote.

Dual-position equalization

You can place the Cinema SB400 on a shelf or tabletop, orwall-mount it with the included hardware. A dual-position equalization featureoptimizes the soundbar’s performance for any location. So you can position itwhere you choose without compromising sound quality.

Full bass control

The Cinema SB400 increases your control over the audioexperience. It features a dedicated control that lets you adjust volume,frequency and subwoofer output phase, so you can optimize the sound for eachmovie or TV show.

Specsheets & manuals

System Features/Specifications
Frequency Response38Hz – 20kHz
Satellite Speaker Features
Center Speaker Features
ControlsVolume, crossover frequency, phase
Dimensions (H x W x D – Metric, English)355mm x 329mm x 320mm (14" x 13" x 12-5/8")
Enclosure TypePorted
Weight (Metric, English)23.1 lb. (10.5kg)
Dimensions (H x W x D – Metric/English)_295mm x 1100mm x 64mm (3-3/4" x 43-5/16" x 2-1/2")
Subwoofer Features
Amplifier Power (Peak)200W
Amplifier Power (RMS)100W
Frequency Response38Hz – 120Hz
ControlsVolume, crossover frequency, phase
Dimensions (H x W x D – Metric, English)355mm x 329mm x 320mm (14" x 13" x 12-5/8")
Enclosure TypePorted
Low-Frequency TransducerOne 8" (203mm) cone, down-firing
Power Requirement (del)100V – 240V, 50/60Hz, 100W
Weight (Metric, English)23.1 lb. (10.5kg)
  • “The JBL’s SB400 openness and ability to show some serious dynamic prowess means it can pack a real punch with home cinema effects and music alike. It’s hugely capable and the perfect tonic for poor TV sound.”

    Awarded: ***** 5 out of 5 stars

    – What HiFi 5 stars - May 2013
  • The subwoofer takes care of the heavy woofer in a much more convincing manner than we can remember hearing from any soundbar for this money. Impressive.

    – Ljud & Bild - April 2013