JBL as a brand is extremely popular when it comes to audio equipment. The brand, well known for its car stereo systems as well as speaker sets, has added a new loudspeaker system to its speaker protfolio. The company has announced the availability of the Jembe, a speaker system that will be ideal for a computer set up.

According to the announcement, JBL states that the Jembe is a two-piece entertainment loudspeaker system and includes a built-in power amplifier and a Slipstream port that creates rich bass with low distortion from a 2.0 computer system or a multimedia device.

Priced just under Rs. 3,000

Priced just under Rs. 3,000

The 1/8-inch (3.5-millimeter) headphone jack connects easily to PC, laptop or portable MP3 music device. The Jembe loudspeakers fit unobtrusively on any desk or bookshelf and can enhance the multimedia experience by offering a realistic sound quality, claims JBL.

The JBL Jembe combines form, functionality and affordability. It has a very interesting user interface inspired by the Jembe drums, a musical instrument of African origins.

Key highlights of the JBL Jembe loudspeaker system are:

  • Slipstream port technologies: The Jembe loudspeaker system’s JBL Slipstream port technologies ensure powerful, smooth-sounding bass with low distortion.
  • Built-in power amplifier: The Jembe system’s built-in amplifier provides sufficient power and high-quality audio for rock music and high-action movies. JBL claims that the result sounds as if you’re sitting in a concert or at the movie theatre listening in 2.0 mode, with an enhanced acoustic experience that adds depth and space.
  • 1/8-inch (3.5mm) headphone jack for personal audio devices: To secure an intimate sonic experience, JBL engineers have designed the Jembe system’s integral 1/8-inch (3.5-millimeter) headphone jack to work with all personal headphones. So go ahead and let the Jembe system give you a private concert.
  • Stylish JBL Weave design: The Jembe system looks sharp and stylish in any room. The speakers’ JBL Weave design represents a perfect convergence of form and function.
  • Compact and portable: The Jembe system will not clutter your desk or home, because the loudspeakers are small enough to fit easily into a bag.

In a related report regarding the speakers, SlashGear states, “There are two different sets of JBL Jembe speakers available, and both sets are designed to be used with computers or laptops and support the iPad, iPhone, and anything else that has a 3.5 mm output. There are two sets of speakers in the Jembe range including the standard wired set and the Jembe Wireless desktop speakers. The wireless speakers use Bluetooth technology to connect to laptops, smartphones, tablets, and any other device supporting Bluetooth technology. Each speaker has its own integrated amplifier, and both wired and wireless versions have a special Slipstream port designed to enhance bass.”

The two-piece JBL Jembe wired speaker system is available in India at a price of Rs. 2,990. As of now, there is no word on when the Bluetooth model will be available in India.

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