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JBL Synchros Reflect BT

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Music and fitness shouldn't be at odds

JBL Synchros Reflect BT wireless sports headphones

The Sychros Reflect BT headphones use special ear tips designed to keep them in place during movement (shown in Green).

Lots of things can slow you down when you're working out, but your music shouldn't be one of them. Cut the cord connecting your headphones to your smartphone with the JBL Synchros Reflect BT. These wireless headphones use Bluetooth to sync with your phone, so you can run, walk, climb, or bike unimpeded by dangling cables. Heart-pounding JBL sound will keep you moving, with clear detail and punchy bass. The sweat-proof earpieces aren't afraid of a little moisture, giving you no excuses to give up on that last lap or final few reps.

Wireless music and calls

A wireless Bluetooth connection lets you stream music and audio from your smartphone to the Synchros Reflect BT headphones from as far as 40 feet away. That's helpful if you'd rather set your phone down instead of having it strapped to your arm. The built-in rechargeable battery offers up to five hours of playback and can be refueled via the included micro USB cable. A three-button remote on the reflective cable that connects the earpieces is designed for an iPhone® or iPod®, so you can adjust the volume, skip songs, and play and pause music. There's also a tiny built-in microphone so you can take hands-free calls.

Clever design

A couple of cool design features set these headphones apart from other Bluetooth models. The earpieces are magnetic. When you're taking a water break and want to remove the headphones, just clasp the earpieces together and hang them around your neck so you don't have to set them down and risk losing them. You can also adjust the length of the cord that connects the earpieces using the retractable tether.

Product Highlights:

  • 8.5mm dynamic driver in each earpiece
  • Bluetooth 4.0 and A2DP connectivity for wireless music listening and phone calls with compatible smartphones
  • sweat-proof
  • magnetic earpieces let you connect them to wear around neck when not in use
  • three-button remote for controlling music playback and volume with an iPhone, iPad, and iPod
  • built-in microphone for making calls with an iPhone
  • wireless range: up to 40 feet
  • built-in rechargeable battery offers 5 hours of listening (USB charging cable included)
  • earpieces are connected by a bright, reflective cord with a retractable tether for custom length
  • includes 3 pairs of silicone ear tips to ensure a comfortable fit and proper noise isolation
  • frequency response: 10-22,000 Hz
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Lightning strike twice?

Written By Ben, Delaware on Saturday, August 15, 2015

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Ordered, was excited about going wireless. Headphones were larger than expected (stuck out further from the ear than it appeared in the photos) but style won't keep me from using. Like any device made to be used in a unique surface, the fit wasn't that great but normal for every other headphone I've ever used. The soft rubber tip that "hooks" into your ear is unique and while not entirely comfortable during the first few lengthy sessions is no worse than an over-the-ear hook. Overall sound quality, for a small device, not bad. *Big issue* *Two returns for this* *Does lightning strike twice?* After the 3rd / 4th use, headphone either quit powering on completely, required 10+sec on the "on" button to turn-on if at all, and would not powered-on- first time it turned off about 15min into use, then would turn-off after 60 seconds or so. First time I figured it was a fluke. Second time, same issue? No thanks. Return for refund and will shop elsewhere.

Pros: wireless

Cons: bulky, two products returned for same issue- failure to power-on/stay-powered on.

Great Technology

Written By MarkA, Nevada on Sunday, July 26, 2015

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Excellent product, connected fast, worked smoothly, great sound Highly recommend

Pros: Paired easily to phone and tablet, worked smoothly, great sound quality, comfortable fit

Cons: no issues found

Me like my new JBL Synchros

Written By GP Green, Alaska on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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These headphones are my first wireless bluetooth headphones. I reviewed other headphones & it came down to two makes. I asked Crutchfield customer support which of the two they thought were best. They said of the two this one was the best sounding period. They do sound good. Easy to operate. Talked on the phone in a loud truck & the people on the other end had no problems hearing me speak normally. I run & they're perfect for that too. I'd buy again.

Pros: sound quality & ease of use.

Cons: big earbuds.

Happy Father's Day!

Written By Kayln, Oklahoma on Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Mu daughter was looking for a father's day gift for her dad who seems to have everything when you try to think of something to get him. She came to my office and saw a colleague with the headphones and knew that was the gift!! My co-worker was very pleased and highly recommended the product. So we ordered and we couldn't agree more! It was the perfect gift...he absolutely loves it.

Not bad for blue tooth

Written By SeanS, Virginia on Thursday, June 11, 2015

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These are def above average but not perfect headphones. I was in search of ones I could use while exercising. Pros are comfort on your ears, and after a brief connection period where the sound drops in and out, they seem to lock on and your music is mostly fluid and doesn't skip. Cons are they do take a little while to get there. The buttons are a little small and hard to get your hands on, and the other con is that delay while you wait for the skipping to stop. When it does you're golden. I've noticed this doesn't happen as much if you're not moving and walking, but I want them for exercise so...? Also the buds are a little bit bigger then ,most in ear (I guess to house the BT technology? All said I would still recommend these to others.

Noise reduction

Written By Koot, Idaho on Sunday, May 24, 2015

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All in all a nice product. Mostly use while gardening and mowing the lawn. Less decibels are required to filter out outside noise when compared to using other quality earbuds during similar activities.

Pros: Frankenstein ears while wearing them. So cool

Cons: A bit bulky

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Written By Barbara D, Wisconsin on Monday, April 20, 2015

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They are hard to keep in my ears. I am not sure I have figured out the best way to set them in my ears. The main problem is that the sound breaks up even though my iPhone is in my pocket. The range is not very good. However, the sound quality when it is not breaking up is good.

Pros: Good sound quality

Cons: Small range and hard to keep in ears when exercising.

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Written By Anonymous, Lagrange, GA on Sunday, April 19, 2015

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Very surprise the quality of the sound

Pros: Good fit in ears

Cons: Cord not comfort hanging from back

Good BT Headphones

Written By Garvs, Denver, CO on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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I ordered these headphones looking for reasonably priced, Bluetooth, ear-bud solution for working out at the gym and that's exactly what I got. The sound quality is very good and I haven't had any issues with the connectivity to my phone.

Pros: Comfortable; Lightweight; Good Sound Quality;

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Written By Pete T., Saint James, NY on Friday, April 10, 2015

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Good product, exactly what I was looking for.

Ear phones

Written By Lindy, Key West Florida on Thursday, April 09, 2015

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I have been fighting to keep these in my ears I use them for work and they continually come out. Sound is real good but I bought them specifically to stay in while I work and so far a big fat zero.

Pros: Lack of cable to ipoh is nice.

Cons: Won't stay in ears.

great headphones

Written By perryl, New Jersey on Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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great set of headphones. Use them with my ipod. I can walk 20 to 25 feet away from the ipod and still enjoy my music.

Pros: wireless, comfortable

Cons: none

cool earbuds

Written By bittiger, Florida on Friday, March 20, 2015

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excellent product

Pros: excellent for excersice

Cons: manual its difficcult to understand

Another great bluetooth JBL product.

Written By subru92svx, Federal Way, WA on Saturday, March 07, 2015

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I bought these bluetooth wireless headphones for working out. I was tired of the cable from my wired ones getting caught on machines and slapping against me while I run.

Pros: No cable connecting headphones to your phone. Easy to use.

Cons: If phone is more than 5-6ft away the music with start to break up. Not a big deal for me cause my phone is either in my pocket or in my gym bag next to whatever machine im using at the time.

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Written By Anonymous, Pinckneyville, Il on Sunday, March 01, 2015

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Overall this is a good product, the fit is not as good as expected but that may be because I have small ears.

Great product

Written By MarkR, Culpeper, Virginia on Thursday, February 12, 2015

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I love this wireless/Bluetooth headphone. It is much lighter and less cumbersome than one I had purchased a few years ago. It is light and the sound quality is great. The fit in the ear is good and keeps it secure. Great product!

Pros: lightness, ease of use, quality of sound

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Written By reg, California on Thursday, January 22, 2015

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I saw these and decided to try them because I use them in a gym setting and like not having to hassle with wires.

Pros: look great, like the idea of reflecting light for safety, sounds good and connects quickly with my device.

Cons: did not matter what size ear buds, they slipped out of my ears. It was kind of annoying to be working out and needing to readjust the buds on a regular basis.

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Written By AndyM, Arlington, VA on Friday, January 16, 2015

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I love the ergonomics and the sound of these headphones (when they work correctly). However, the Bluetooth connectivity is horrendous (using with iPhone5S). I use these when I workout (strength training) and get terrible connectivity with my iPhone in my pocket. Music skips in and out even after unpairing/pairing, restarting phone etc. If all you do is cardio on treadmill/elliptical/bike and you keep your phone stationary these work great. Anything other than that, prepare to be very disappointed. I expected more from the JBL reputation. Perhaps, I got a defective unit.

Pros: Ergonomics & Sound

Cons: Bluetooth (music skips in and out constantly while working out)

Nailed it!

Written By Jay Likes his music, New Mexico on Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Amazing design. So. Earphones. Don't expect to the world to come alive in new colors! Go get some nice open ears, dedicated tube amp, and QUALITY signal. I stress Signal. These ear phones kick. First and fore most. If they don't fit right, they will nvr sound right. In a mobile headphone you cant be fussin' with em' all the time either, defeats the purpose. The design on these are perfect! Oval shaped because your ear canals not round. Derp. They don't intrude into your ear canal! This is big! The design seals that "gap" with a large flange that doubles as noise reduction, and fit. Finished of by the crazy ear spike. Works Great. I paint, Workout, drive around, no cables, no excessive cable brush noise! Gold. So Audio Quality, I run a new Denon to NHT's at home. yadda. The key is quality signal. Spotify, sounds really good. Solidsteel.net mixes at a higher bit and depth rate sound better. I run FLACC files through the house player on a samsung galaxy 3? The house player utilizes the BT 4.0 energy benefit and the new algorithmic codec, can't remember name. Point being... Get good Signal. They Sound Awesome! And the fit seals the deal. Great Buy!

Pros: All good!

Cons: They will die in a year, Li ion. oh well.

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Written By Martin G., Arizona on Friday, January 09, 2015

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Totally perfect...Just what you'd expect from JBL. Not to mention the service recieved from Crutchfield...met every hope and expectation. Thank you!

Doesn't hook up

Written By Steven, the Washington, DC Area on Friday, January 02, 2015

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I purchased these as a gift for my wife. After charging them they won't hook-up to my wife's Android phone or my IPhone 6. We consider ourselves to be tech savvy, however, these operate on an older system and don't seem to be compatible w/our phones. BTW, Crutchfield's tech dept. is so overloaded (post holiday) that one can't get through.

Pros: Shipping was prompt.

Cons: Don't work.

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Written By JohnS, Texas on Thursday, January 01, 2015

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Great product at an affordable price once again for Crutchfield

Pros: Light weight, multiple size ear cups, easy to use while jogging or as a passenger in a car. good design

Cons: non so far

All about the earpiece

Written By Anonymous, Jacksonville, FL on Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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Received as a Christmas gift, and I started with the small earpiece thinking it would fit better and it did! However the sound was bad almost tinny. When I switched to the large earpiece it made a complete 180 difference. I am a taller guy and the large fit even better than I imagined. I did some hardcore gardening and hole digging and these stayed in place the whole time. The bass is no joke, perfect for earbuds. It's not DAC quality but it's better than I expected. Only annoyance is having to move the cord to front of neck to have better call quality for voice. It works behind he head but you will sound like you are a mile away when you are talking to someone.

Pros: Super comfortable. Virtually nonexistent. Awesome Bluetooth headset, the best and most comfortable.

Cons: Cord placement for calls.

Great headphones

Written By Derek, Bellevue, NE on Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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Good headphones and good sound quality for a bargain price

Pros: Good sound and great price

Cons: Could fit in the ear a little more snug

Great Headphones!

Written By whitneylee.p, Lincoln, NE on Monday, December 22, 2014

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These headphones are great. They are especially useful when running or at the gym. Not having a cord in the way when you run is ideal and the quality is spot on. The adjustable ear bud sizes are a life saver.

Pros: Small, Great quality, Bluetooth ready, multiple uses

Cons: expensive

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Written By GWags, Buffalo, New York on Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Work in lab where freedom of movement is essential. These provide all I need as far as sound quality and ease of use. Over ear models provide better sound quality and noise reduction. but for my use these are a very good product

Pros: Sound quality

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Written By TDM, Houston, TX on Friday, December 19, 2014

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Classy look however, tough to get a good fit as well as very uncomfortable after ~30 minutes. BT feature sucks - cuts in and out with every step. Have to hold phone close to headset then works great. After a week of use gave them to my son went back to my old BOSE.

Pros: Coll color

Cons: Horrible BT feature Uncomfortable after ~30 minutes

Not so good for the price

Written By Arod, Puerto Rico on Thursday, December 18, 2014

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They look great, the fit is ok once you find the right ear piece, but the sound quality and the Bluetooth range is not good. Original iphone headphones have a much better sound and deep bass than the JBL. I had my phone on my back pocket and the connection started to get disrupted. I place the phone on my bed and walk 15 feet from it and had interruption on the connection. I tried this since they are intended to be used mostly on bike riding and I just realize they won'e be as good as what paid for them. Will return to look for the Jaybird.

Pros: Look and weight. Easy to pair.

Cons: Sound quality, Bluetooth range, control are small and not so easy to identify by the touch.

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Written By Jorge J., California on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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These JBL work great, easy set up and removes the hassle having long cords hanging around. As far as comfort, after 30 minutes or so, you feel some discomfort and have to readjust. Great sound and also work very well when on phone mode.

Pros: Easy to set up and use.

Cons: Some discomfort after extensive use and have to readjust and only 5 hours of continuous playtime.

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Written By Jack C, Allentown pa on Monday, December 15, 2014

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The only problem I found was it has to be near my phone or the music wil fade on n off

Pros: Fits snug in your ear and it last about 2 1/2 hrs of music

Cons: Needs better reception for bluetooth

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Written By Anonymous, Mn on Monday, December 15, 2014

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Not what I was hoping for. They don't stay in while working out and the ear buds stick out quite a bit from your ears. The picture is misleading, I thought they were banded to keep spring tension on your ears so they would stay in better...but not

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Written By Justin S., Fort Collins, CO on Friday, December 12, 2014

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So far it's a test and trial period to get the right fit in my ears. There has also been a learning curve on how to get used to using them. With all that said, I love the freedom from being tethered to my iPhone! I hated when working out and the old head phone cord would get caught or snugged the ear piece out of my ear! It's really quiet amazing to see something so small and compact that has blue tooth and phone control capabilities. The volume doesn't go as loud as a normal pair of ear phones, but that might not be such a bad thing, maybe save my ears a little! Over all I am really liking these and would suggest them to anybody who works out, rides bikes, runs, anything!

Pros: No cords, doesn't drain your phone as fast, phone controls, and simple to use!

Cons: Volume isn't extremely loud, and getting a good fit has been difficult

Cool bluetooth earbuds!

Written By Jeff K, Columbus, Ohio on Thursday, December 11, 2014

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These have been great so far!

Pros: Bluetooth range. Lightweight.

Less than average

Written By J Smith, Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, November 29, 2014

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Saw them on sale and I was looking for Bluetooth headphones. Excited to get them but after 3 rounds with them I knew it was not ment to be.

Pros: Comes in a cool green color.

Cons: Falls out of ear consistently regardless of size adaptor. Sound quality lacks bass otherwise alright. Connector band never feels right on the back of neck.

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Written By Anonymous, Philadelphia Pa on Saturday, November 22, 2014

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Exactly what I was looking for

Pros: Excellent product , great fit

Cons: None as of yet

Sound Quality Very Poor

Written By ITC3, California on Thursday, November 13, 2014

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The look cool while wearing. Very convenient when walking or working out. However, the sound quality is dramatically different from my BOSE SoundTrue's. The difference was dramatic enough for me to return the JBLs & keep using my wired BOSE SoundTrue's. Everything else was ok but sound quality is a deal breaker for me......JBLs just aren't comparable to BOSE.

JBL make my wife happy

Written By Bruce from Surf City, California on Sunday, November 09, 2014

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My wife is happy. After trying my blue tooth cheapos, two pairs of Motorola and a JBL knockoff, I bought her the real thing. She is happy so I am happy.

Pros: Fits her and I get no complaints

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Written By Tony, Oak Creek, Wisconsin on Friday, October 31, 2014

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Sound quality is awesome, connectivity easy, charging easy.

Pros: Sounds very good when connection is there

Cons: Cuts in and out even when connection is by you

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Written By JPD, Kansas City, Kansas on Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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I absolutely enjoy having the JBL Synchros added to my iTouch. it allows me to workout without having the cord catch on anything when lifting weights, running, or cycling. My friends are jealous and that battery lasts a decent time even with long rides. I don't ever want to go back to normal ear buds.

Pros: Setup, use, and quality are representative of JBL brand name. Sound quality meets/exceeds my needs to enable me to workout and enjoy music. The fit is adjustable and I have experienced no problems. bottom line: I would purchase again, I will purchase for my wife and would recommend them to anyone. If the next version is waterproof it may support triathletes.

Cons: Sometimes it can lose the Bluetooth link with my iTouch but it rapidly re-establishes link. I keep my iTounch on my arm and that helps.

Closest out there, but still not quite perfect yet.

Written By Ryan F, San Diego, CA on Saturday, October 25, 2014

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I'm actually really impressed with the durability of these and even more impressed with the sound quality. They sound great for how light they are.

I use these strictly for my training, which is pretty intense. So far they've stayed in 100% and haven't had any issues with the comfortability during training sessions. I believe these are the best workout headphone out there (bluetooth, or even wired for that matter) but I'll list 2 areas where I think they dropped the ball on these.

First issue is the bluetooth connection, it's surprising, good and bad. I thought it would be stronger while my iPod was on my body, doesn't matter if I'm holding it or wearing it on my hip, my music seems to cut out regularly. On the flip side, my solution in the gym is to clip my iPod to my water bottle and can walk around up to ~75ft away with no connection issues at all.

2nd issue I have with these is the tension clips, these are such a bad design. I can appreciate an adjustable fit, it was a major selling point for me, however for active headphones there needs to be a way to lock these clips in place. I like a fit closer to my head but I find these clips move out all workout and I have to adjust them at least 10x workout. It's so annoying I'll either return these until JBL fixes it or put some janky electrical tape on them.

These just aren't in that perfect realm just yet, but at this price, these are the best out compared to everything else.

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Written By Anonymous, lynchburg va on Sunday, October 19, 2014

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awesome

Great product!

Written By Tony, Los Angeles on Friday, October 17, 2014

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Great product, well made & easy to use.

Pros: Easy to use - durable , can talk on phone

Cons: Sound not too loud but you get used to it & it's probably better for your ears

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Written By CWEEKS, Hirqm, Ga on Monday, October 13, 2014

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Used while riding a road bicycle. Connecting strap was not a problem, once you spread the two black clips apart, which eliminates the "bowtie" and locks in the adjusted strap length. On a ~40 mile ride they stayed in place, no problem with wind noise, no interruptions in sound, and no snags from strap on clothing or helmet straps. They were comfortable and sound quality was excellent. Also used on a 3.1 mile run. They stayed in place the entire run, no snagging of strap on clothes. Although, with iphone in my pocket while running, the audio would interrupt briefly, but with phone in hand or in an arm band I had no interruptions. The magnets on the back of the plugs held in place flawlessly around my neck while walking/driving. Great buy!

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Written By Dennis, Dallas, TX on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Overall I'm very satisfied with the JBL wireless headphones. They are great during exercise or using during travel. I've synched them to my iPhone, GPS, iPad and iPod with no issues. When using conventional headphones I would constantly be pulling the headphones from the device during any physical activity which is no longer the case with the JBLs. Very satisfied with this purchase.

Pros: No cables to tangle and/or pull out of your device. Bluetooth, good price.

Cons: Cable connect right and left headphone could be more flexible.

Good sound, stay in place decently

Written By Mike, Evanston, IL on Monday, August 25, 2014

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  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

I looked long and hard for a set of headphones to replace my broken Motorola S9-HDs. I finally found them with these JBL Reflect's. The sound quality won't blow you away but it won't leave you disappointed either. I'm not an audiophile but I know what good sound is. I like the design of these, though I find the strap adjustment is mostly useless. I have to expand it all the way or when I turn my head the cord sticks to my neck and pulls a plug out of one ear. My only problem so far is that these do tend to slip out even when I'm just sitting at my desk (which is where I mostly use these). It's not that big of an issue. Considering all the other options on the market right now I think these are hands-down the best given the price and functionality.

I really wanted headphones I could use at work without disturbing my co-workers. All the over-ear ones I tried leaked sound so bad my co-workers could hear every word (yes, I listen to music a little loud for most people). These don't leak at all and, as I said, they sound pretty darn good. I can't even crank these all the way up because it would be too loud.

Pros: Sound, Bluetooth, Price

Cons: Fit could be more secure, Inline controls don't change track

Not so cool looking

Written By hChristopher, Birmingham, Al on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

Good concept but lacking basic track control features. The wire band is very rigid contributing to awkward fit around neck. Magnetic feature to hold ends together around neck while not in use are ineffective as magnets are too weak to keep held together.

Pros: Good, snug fit in ear; Appears to be of good quality

Cons: Button controls adjusts volume only and does not advance track like the competition offers

Finally

Written By Brenda, Arcata CA on Sunday, August 10, 2014

  • "Coolness Factor"
  • Build Quality
  • Comfort
  • Noise Reduction
  • Sound Quality

These are great good sound not too expensive nothing better than not being connected to your ipod/ipad by a tether.

Pros: looks good sounds good

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What's in the box?

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  • In-ear Bluetooth earphones (red) with 24" connecting cable and 3-button in-line remote/microphone
  • Pair of black medium sport eartips (installed)
  • Pair of black large sport eartips
  • Pair of black small sport eartips
  • 23" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Micro USB on other end)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Quick Start Guide correction statement
  • Safety Warning sheet
  • FCC and IC Statement
  • Warranty sheet

Features and Specs

General
Fit Style In-ear/Earbud
Earcup Type Closed
Noise-canceling No
Bluetooth Yes
Frequency Response 10-22k Hz
Sensitivity Not Given
Impedance Not Given
Weight 0.8 ounces
Cord Length 24"
Airline Adapter Included No
iPod Control Yes
Volume Control Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

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Features

Overview: The JBL Synchros Reflect BT in-ear sport headphones are designed for active lifestyles. The ergonomic ear buds stay in your ear as you go through your workout. They are equipped with a highly-reflective cable to give you added visibility at night.

Drivers: The headphones are equipped with premium 8.5mm drivers for solid bass response and clear highs.

Bluetooth: The Synchros Reflect BT features Bluetooth 4.0 technology for a wireless connection. You can keep your smartphone or Bluetooth music player in your pocket or gym bag while you workout. The Bluetooth connection has a range of up to 40 feet.

Note: The headphones do not include a wired connection.

Compatibility: The in-line 3-button remote and microphone is compatible with a wide range of smartphones and mobile devices. The outer buttons turn the volume up or down as needed, while the center button turns on the power, pause/play your music, or answer/end your phone calls. The remote/mic works with iPad (mini, 3rd and 4th generation), iPhone (5s, 5c, 5, and 4s), iPod touch, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, Android 1.5 (Cupcake) to Android 4.4 (KitKat), and Blackberry 1.0 to Blackberry 10 OS.

Freebit Ear Tips: The JBL Synchros Reflect BT in-ear sport headphones include three pairs of Freebit ergonomic ear tips, making sure there's a size to fit most everyone. These ear tips are angled to match your ear canal, and have flanges that help keep them in your ears, even during the most rigorous activities.

Rechargeable Battery: These in-ear headphones are powered by a rechargeable battery located in the right ear bud. The battery can be charged in approximately 2 hours via the supplied Micro USB cable. A fully charged battery provides about 5 hours of battery life.

Retractable Cord: The headphones are connected together via a 2' sweat-proof retractable flat cable. You can adjust the length of the cable for the best fit, using the attached cord clips.

Magnetic Cable Management: Each ear bud has a magnet along the bottom that enables you to keep them securely clasped together around your neck when they're not in use.

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