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JBL PartyBox 100

Portable Bluetooth® speaker with light display

Item # 109PBOX100

The JBL PartyBox 100 cranks out your tunes with 160 watts of power — and throws in a light show to boot.

The JBL PartyBox 100 cranks out your tunes with 160 watts of power — and throws in a light show to boot.

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Item # 109PBOX100

About the JBL PartyBox 100

Bring the fun

Don't just bring a Bluetooth speaker for your party. Bring a little of the party along with you. The JBL PartyBox 100 cranks out your tunes with 160 watts of power — and throws in a built-in light show to boot. Want more? The PartyBox has both guitar and microphone inputs so you can play and sing along. Stream tunes via Bluetooth from your smartphone or tablet. Or plug in a flash drive preloaded with your party mix.

Bring the fun

JBL PartyBox 100

Don't just bring a Bluetooth speaker for your party. Bring a little of the party along with you. The JBL PartyBox 100 cranks out your tunes with 160 watts of power — and throws in a built-in light show to boot. Want more? The PartyBox has both guitar and microphone inputs so you can play and sing along. Stream tunes via Bluetooth from your smartphone or tablet. Or plug in a flash drive preloaded with your party mix.

Big sound all around

The PartyBox 100 features two 5-1/4” woofers and two 2-1/4” tweeters for big beefy sound. Selectable Bass Boost lets you add more bump to the low frequencies. You can wirelessly pair two of these speakers together. Use them for two-channel stereo or just to double the volume.

Connections info

In addition to streaming wirelessly via Bluetooth, you can also connect sound sources directly to the PartyBox 100. Plug a flash drive full of party mixes into the speaker's USB port. You can also connect a portable device via a stereo minijack cable (available separately).

Portability and power

An integrated carry handle makes this substantial 25-pound portable speaker easier to transport. The built-in rechargeable battery can deliver up to 12 hours of operation. And the PartyBox 100 comes with a detachable AC power cord, so you can keep the sound and light show going indefinitely.

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Product highlights:

  • two 5-1/4" woofers, and two 2-1/4" tweeters
  • frequency response: 45-18,000 Hz
  • 160 watts RMS of built-in amplification
  • built-in Bluetooth for streaming music from your mobile device
  • light effects with three modes: Meter, Pulse, and Party
  • pair two JBL PartyBox 100 speakers for two-channel stereo or for double volume
    • connect wirelessly via Bluetooth
  • bass boost
  • stereo minijack input for portable devices
  • two 1/4" inputs for microphone and guitar
    • independent volume controls
  • USB port for flash drives
  • integrated carry handle
  • 2,500mAh built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery lasts up to 12 hours
  • detachable AC charging cable
  • 14"W x 26-1/8"H x 13-15/16"D
  • weight: 24.9 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # JBLPARTYBOX100AM

What's in the box:

  • Bluetooth portable speaker
  • 5' AC power cord
  • Pole-mount cover (pre-installed)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Card
  • Important Safety Instructions

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Weather-resistant No
Waterproof No
Speakerphone Mic No
NFC Touch Pairing No

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Features

JBL Signature Sound: The JBL PartyBox 100 is equipped with two 2.25" dome tweeters and dual 5.25" cone woofers powered by a built-in 160 watt amplifier for dynamic JBL signature sound with clear highs and deep bass. There is rear-firing port and Bass Boost function which helps enhance the powered speaker's bass performance.

TWS (True Wireless Stereo): True Wireless Stereo uses Bluetooth to wirelessly link two PartyBox speakers together as a stereo pair.

Light Effects: The JBL PartyBox 100 features lighting effects to create a "party" experience. You can choose from 4 Light Modes - Meter, Pulse, Party, or Off.

Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The JBL PartyBox 100 is equipped with built-in Bluetooth 4.2 with support for wireless audio streaming (A2DP 1.3) and playback control (AVRCP 1.6). You'll be able to stream stored music, music apps, and other audio content on Bluetooth source device (such as your smartphone, tablet, computer, or laptop) to the PartyBox 100. You'll also be able to control basic playback functions such as Play, Pause, & Skip from the speaker. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device for advanced music navigation and to view song/artist/album information.

Note: The JBL PartyBox 100 does not support Bluetooth hands-free communication for making and answering phone calls.

USB Port: The JBL PartyBox 100 features a USB (type-A) port for connection of a USB mass storage class (MSC) device, such as a USB thumbdrive. The PartyBox 100 supports playback of MP3 (8-48kHz; 8-320kbps), WMA (8-48kHz; 5-320kbps), and WAV (8-48kHz; 16/24-bit) music files loaded onto a compatible USB MSC device formatted in FAT16 or FAT32. The USB port (rated at 5V/2.1A) can also be used to charge a USB-enabled portable devices, like your smartphone or tablet.

Note: The USB port does not support playback of Apple iOS or Android OS devices.

Aux Input/Output + Mic/Guitar Inputs: The JBL PartyBox 100 is outfitted with a 3.5mm Aux input for connecting an external audio source. It also offers a 1/4" Mic and 1/4" Guitar input to really get your party started. The Mic and Guitar input each have an independent gain control. The stereo 3.5mm output can be used to daisy-chain two PartyBox speakers together to create bigger sound or connect a recording device.

Rechargeable Battery: The JBL PartyBox 100 is powered by a built-in, lithium-ion rechargeable battery (2500mAh/14.4V) that can provides up to 12 hours of playback time. The included 5' detachable AC power cord can be plugged into an AC wall outlet to recharge the battery. It takes approximately 6.5 hours to full recharge the battery.

Note: The 12 hour battery playback time is only for reference and may vary depending on music content and battery aging after numerous charging and discharging cycles. It's achievable with a predefined music source, light show switch off, volume level at 7 and BT streaming source.

Auto Standby: The JBL PartyBox 100 will automatically enter Standby mode after 20 minutes of no audio signal or operation.

Mounting Options: The JBL PartyBox 100 features built-in 3/4" pole mount adapter that lets you place the Bluetooth powered speaker on a stand (sold separately - see Accessories Tab). It can also be positioned on the floor, a table-top, or other stable flat mounting surface. The speaker can be mounted verticallyor horizontally (it only supports vertical mounting on a stand or pole).

Integrated Carry Handles: Two integrated carry handles make it easy to transport the JBL PartyBox 100 speaker.

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Customer Q&A

5 questions already asked

Q
Are the built in batteries replaceable? If not, what is the life expectancy on the batteries please?
[ Ray  Mar 08, 2021 ]
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A
I'm not aware of the PB100 having internal batteries so unfortunately I am not able to help answer your question.
[ George  Apr 02, 2021 ]
A
They are not "user replaceable" but if you are good in removing some screws, disassembly things and carefully pulling wire plugs from circuit boards I don't see any problem. The battery is available from various online sellers. Lithium rechargeable batteries usually have a life expectancy of 2 to 5 years depending on how you used and charged it. Although Lithium rechargeable batteries don't suffer from memory effect, they will quickly deteriorate from bad use and recharge habits. Don't leave a battery discharged for a prolonged period of time. It's always a good practice to fully charge a lithium rechargeable battery some 30 minutes after use to let it cool down before the charge. Don't interrupt the charging cycle, let it fully charge before use. My Partybox 100 is still going strong after some hard use during the last summer and Xmas holidays and is ready for spring break and next summer. Go ahead and give it a try, you won't regret.
[ Gerardo  Mar 09, 2021 ]
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I am not sure if the batteries are replaceable because I have not yet needed to replace them. I bought my speakers in 2019 and they are still working perfectly. I try to fully recharge the batteries before I use them and they can last over 6 hours at max volume. Hope this helps.
[ TRICIA  Mar 09, 2021 ]
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What carrying case can i buy for the partybox 100?
[ Silent  Jan 30, 2021 ]
3 answers
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What carrying case can I buy for the partybox 100?
[ CLINT  Feb 20, 2021 ]
A
Anykind of case.
[ HENRY  Feb 14, 2021 ]
A
I'm not sure because I don't use a carrying case it's actually built pretty durable
[ kent Payne  Feb 12, 2021 ]
Q
What App supports the Partybox 100 to adjust volume by ipad or iphone?
[ Renee  Dec 06, 2020 ]
2 answers
A
No app needed! Once you connect via Bluetooth in you settings the phone volume controls the party box
[ MATTHEW  Dec 06, 2020 ]
A
All the adjustments are done through the bluetooth capabilities of the phone not an app
[ kent Payne  Dec 06, 2020 ]
Q
can i connect my bose wave radio to jbl partybox 100?
[ Rey  Dec 01, 2020 ]
2 answers
A
You can connect the PartyBox 100 to your Bose Wave if it has Bluetooth capability and the SoundTouch feature. On the SoundTouch app, press the Menu icon and choose Settings, then Speaker Settings. If you have more than one Bose device, be sure to select the Wave. Choose Bluetooth, tap Pair, and then push the Bluetooth pairing button on the PartyBox 100. After the first pairing, the speaker will reconnect with the Wave automatically in the future. Best of luck!
[ Michael  Dec 01, 2020 ]
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No, you can not connect your Bose Wave Radio to power this speaker. Bose is very prideful or their own speakers, my guess is, they wouldn't allow competitors to replace theirs.
[ Deborah  Dec 01, 2020 ]
Q
Can you pair the 100 and 300?
[ Dee  Jun 03, 2020 ]
1 answer
A
I love that 100 but now I wish I had got the 300
[ clifton  Jun 03, 2020 ]
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