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JBL Onbeat Xtreme
8.5 out of 10

JBL Onbeat Xtreme

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Overall 9
8.8

JBL Xtreme Review

soundguys.com
18 September 2015
  • Summary: The pros definitely out weigh the cons if you can get past some of the more annoying problems with the speaker.
  • Pros: Good sound, great bass, Splashproof fabric, Shoulder strap makes it very portable
  • Cons: Stutter at the beginning of songs, Highs can be a bit harsh
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Overall 8
8.0

JBL Xtreme

PC Magazine
1 September 2015
  • Conclusion: The JBL Xtreme lives up to its name—it's easily one of the most powerful portable Bluetooth speakers we've tested.
  • Pros: Exceptionally powerful audio with big bass and bright highs. Built-in speakerphone. Splash-proof. Can pair with three devices at once.
  • Cons: Plenty of digital signal processing—especially at top volumes.
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Overall 9
8.5

JBL OnBeat Xtreme Review

Digitaltrends
26 June 2012
  • Excerpt: We’ve always had a healthy respect for JBL’s professional audio products. It has consistently built rugged, high-performance PA speakers and monitors for over 60 years and remains a favored brand of many a musician and sound engineer to this day.
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Expert Review

mensxp.com
23 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Well, the pros and cons list can be endless, as one can find just about any excuse not to buy this device! But all in all, I feel this is a good buy, since no matter how many cons you come up with, you will always find one extra pro.
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JBL Onbeat Xtreme speaker system combines unique look, excellent sound, frustrating controls

computerworld.com
24 May 2012
  • Excerpt: JBL's $600 OnBeat Xtreme is a Bluetooth-enabled, dock-cradle speaker system for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad. Now, one of the first things we like to do when we review a speaker system is describe how the thing looks.
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Review: JBL OnBeat Xtreme Dock

Sound & Vision Magazine
11 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Here's a product that had three strikes with me before I ever heard it. First there's the name, which seems more appropriate for a Frito-Lay product. Then there's the lineage: JBL's smaller, less-expensive docks never impressed me. Last, Maroon 5 appears in the ads.
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Overall 9
9.0

JBL OnBeat Xtreme

PC Magazine
26 January 2012
  • Conclusion: A top performer, the JBL OnBeat Xtreme is a very powerful wireless Bluetooth streaming speaker system with the ability to dock, charge, and sync iPads, iPods, and iPhones.
  • Pros: Streams audio wirelessly via Bluetooth. Strong audio performance. Powerful bass response with no distortion at high volumes. Docks iPad in vertical or horizontal mode—also docks iPods and iPhone. Acts as a speakerphone for incoming calls on iPhone. Syncs iOS devices with USB connected computers.
  • Cons: Expensive. Visual design isn't for everyone. EQ settings are unnecessary, can't be turned off.
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JBL OnBeat Xtreme

CNET
20 January 2012
  • Summary: While it's on the expensive side, JBL's OnBeat Xtreme is one of the best-sounding iPhone/iPad docks we've heard--and it has built-in Bluetooth and speakerphone capabilities.
  • Pros: The, offers excellent performance for an iPhone/iPad speaker dock, with detailed sound and good, tight bass that can fill a fairly large room. It also has built-in Bluetooth for wireless streaming, speakerphone capabilities, a video output, an RF remote (with 30-foot range), and a pass-through US...
  • Cons: At $500, it costs as much as an iPad. The eye-catching design may not appeal to some people.
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Overall 10
10

JBL Xtreme

What Hi-Fi?
30 October 2015
  • Conclusion: Bold and powerful, but capable of great subtlety, the JBL Xtreme needs only to tighten up in the bass to become a real all-rounder
  • Pros: Full, large-scale sound, Care with dynamics, Solidly built
  • Cons: Bass is a little heavy on its feet
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

avmax.tech2.in.com
26 February 2014
  • Summary: D ocking stations are an amazing piece of equipment. Just a few years back mini-components used to rule the roost. They still do but to a certain limit only. Docking stations however, are the new mini-components of the future.
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