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Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The JBL Pulse portable speaker streams
stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such as your Apple iOS
device, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, computer/PC or other devices.
You'll be able to stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled
device. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to navigate your
music and to view song/artist information.
Note: Due to the
differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be
incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used
with the JBL Pulse.
Simple Pairing w/ NFC: This unit pairs with your Bluetooth-enabled device
with a single press of a button. The speaker also supports NFC (Near-Field
Communication) technology for pairing. Simply tap your NFC-enabled Android
smartphone to the NFC tag on the side of the speaker for instant pairing with
the JBL Pulse; NFC is only available in select Android smartphones. Once paired, the JBL Pulse will automatically
re-connect with your device when in wireless range (up to 33').
Full-Range JBL Sound: The JBL Pulse employs digital signal
processing to generate room-filling audio from a compact speaker. Using two 1.5"
drivers, a 12-watt amplifier, and a custom-tuned bass port, the JBL Pulse
delivers full-range JBL sound with punchy bass. The speaker can be positioned
horizontally or vertically.
Pulsating LEDs: The JBL Pulse Bluetooth speaker features 64
programmable LED lights that pulse with your music for a audio and visual
experience. Pre-programmed and custom-programmed light themes let you control
the brightness, speed, and color, pulsed to your music. Pre-programmed light
themes can be accessed from the speaker's top-panel controls. Custom-programmed
light themes will need to be accessed through the JBL Music Flow App for Apple
JBL Music Flow App (for Apple iOS devices): Downloading the free
Music Flow app from the iTunes App store onto your Apple iOS devices lets
you control the Pulse portable speaker's music, LED light show, and volume from
your Apple iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad (running iOS 5.0+).
- Music Control: You can control all the music you have stored on
your compatible Apple iOS device through the JBL Music Flow app. You'll be
able to search your music by Song, Artist, Album, Playlist, and Genre. You
also get basic playback functions such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track,
Fast Forward/Rewind, and Repeat/Random. To access music apps, you'll need to
exit the Music Flow app and select your desired music app on your iOS
- LED Light Show: From the Music Flow App on your compatible iOS
device, you can select from pre-programmed light themes
(Rainbow/Equalize/Club/Chill/Fob) or customize a light themes by adjusting
color, intensity, and speed.
- Volume: You are able to control the Pulse's volume control from
the Music Flow app on your compatible Apple iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad.
Aux Input: In addition to built-in Bluetooth, the JBL Pulse
is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of almost any portable
audio player with a headphone output.
Rechargeable Battery: The JBL Pulse Bluetooth speaker has a
built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery (3.7V/2000mAh/7.4Wh) that provides up
to 10 hours of music playback time and up to 5 hours of music playback and light
show. You can easily recharge the battery using the included USB/AC power
adapter, or simply plug the unit into a free USB port on your computer/laptop
using the included 41" microUSB-to-USB cable. Charging time is approximately 3
hours. The AC power adapter can also be used to power the speaker.