Summary: the onbeat is almost all i had hoped for. the sound is great (five stars for sound!) and it also functions as an ipad stand. i used it to listen to music, the radio (over the internet) and to watch movies. it connects seamlessly to my phone over bluetooth as well, though i rarely use this capability, since i have the ipad connected to it. it also connects to my computer via a cable (which I bought separately over amazon).
Summary: I just purchased the JBl Onbeat Xtreme. The bass is much better than most of the similar products and the overall quality of the sound is excellent. I wish I had bought two of them. The only con is the docking connection which can be a bit finicky. The bluetooth works quite well.
Summary: OnBeat Extreme vs. Zeppelin Air - LOUD. The volume on this dock can really get up there. Thats fine if the unit stays distortion free, which this one does. The sound quality remained consistent too almost peak volume. If you need to run it at peak volumes, you probably need to consider something different. Will easily fill a mid to large size room with sound.
Great Speaker just dont feel it worth 500 dollars;)
5 February 2013
Summary: Any music genre u can throw on this bad boy!!! Will put a big smile in your face! I owned a bose sound dock 10 and I think JBL beat bose in sound quality even in high pitch volume...Yes bose is louder but its more in vocal loud...JBL bass is solid and crisp...what else i can say...its a damn great dock speaker in the market ;) For budget consumer this pricetag 500 dollars kinda alot but if u have the $$$ i really recommend this ;) enjoy!
Summary: Last summer I must have spent two months reading review after review trying to decide what sound dock to get for my iPhone. I narrowed it down to two choices: the Bose Sounndock 10 and the JBL OnBeat Xtreme. I decided to go with the JBL OnBeat Xtreme because I thought bluetooth was a better option. Also I wanted something that looked unique. I have to say the JBL OnBeat Xtreme does look unique.
Summary: I am a middle school band teacher and was looking for a Bluetooth speaker solution for my band room. This speaker fills this need very well. The sound is great and fills the room nicely. My only complaints are that I cannot wake the unit from my phone or iPad and I wish the top volume was a little louder so that a metronome could cut over my students while playing.
JBL's Attempt at Introducing Itself Into Elite Company.
Canis Majoris, Amazon
29 July 2012
Summary: If you can tell from the price point, JBL created the Xtreme to compete with docks such as the Zeppelin, Bose docks etc. What will be your decision is whether or not the JBL is worth it and if it is better than the competition. My review will hopefully help you in that area. --Quick Summary-- Going by feeling alone, the price is a little bit too high. If I am comparing to the competition, then the price is appropriate.
Summary: JBL On Beat Xtreme High-Performance Loudspeaker Dock JBL can build speakers, remote controls, not so much. This is very capable iDevice speaker system/dock. I really liked the sound that it produced. It is a room filling sound and it filled my living room enough that it got really loud. The quality of the sound was very nice, especially at higher levels. Still, quiet listening was enjoyable too. This fairly small unit can rock with much larger systems.
Great sound and connectivity, difficult interface.
Edward Walker "ednpatty", Amazon
28 April 2012
Summary: For a docking sound unit, the sound was great. I have tried other brands in the same price range and have found the sound comparable if not better, especially for the size. This is my first Bluetooth model and was very pleased with how easy it was to set it up and play. Pros: * Sound is awesome for its size. Handles highs and lows without distortion, even at Party levels. * Compact size makes this usable in many tight locations.