JBL Bar 1000 the flagship of four new Dolby Atmos® JBL® soundbars
PANORAMIC 3D SURROUND SOUND WITHOUT LIMITS
Experience movies, music and games with sound that puts you right in the middle of the action, thanks to 880W of total output power and thunderous bass from the 10” subwoofer. The JBL Bar Pro 1000 has MultiBeam™ and four up-firing drivers—two in the bar and two in the detachable battery-powered surround speakers—to envelop you in a sphere of Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X 3D surround sound with a wide, spacious soundstage with no need to draw extra cables. You’ll never miss a word with our PureVoice technology, which makes sure the dialogue is clear even when other sounds are at their loudest. When you’re ready for some music, stream your favorite playlist from AirPlay, Alexa Multi-Room Music (MRM), and Chromecast built-in™and it’ll feel like the band is right there. Have a great night out without leaving your living room.
The JBL Bar 1000 is a premium Dolby Atmos soundbar with many premium sound enhancement tools like room correction. It stands out, thanks to its detachable rear speakers, which let you remove the ends of the bar to place the satellites in the room around you. You have fewer wires in your setup as a result, though you'll have to recharge the satellites every once in a while. It has some extra features compared to the JBL Bar 9.1, including dialogue enhancement and Spotify Connect support.
The JBL Bar 1000 is a premium 7.1.4 setup. Like the JBL Bar 9.1, it stands out from the crowd thanks to its unique satellites, which you can attach and remove from the bar based on your preferences. Since they're truly wireless, you can set them up anywhere without worrying about plugging them into an outlet.
As for connectivity, you have Wi-Fi for Apple AirPlay, Google Chromecast, and Alexa MRM. Bluetooth is also supported, but with the lower quality SBC codec, so you should only use it sparingly. You can also connect to your TV with either optical or HDMI. The higher quality eARC standard is supported, meaning it can bind and convert uncompressed Dolby Atmos data. Finally, there are three HDMI inputs, two of which are HDMI 2.1, allowing for 4K 120Hz pass-through for modern consoles.
The JBL Bar 1000 Pro is a sleek and stylish piece of equipment. Its slender profile fits perfectly in front of most TVs without blocking your view. The two detachable speakers can be removed from the central soundbar unit and feature magnetic cover clasps. As for battery life, you can expect around 10 hours on a single charge. The speakers can be charged via USB Type-C inputs, taking approximately 3-4 hours to recharge. Alternatively, you can plug them into the soundbar unit and charge them in standby mode.
AUDIO & PERFORMANCE
The JBL soundbar 1000 offers an immersive surround sound experience for movies and music. It comes packed with MultiBeam technology and has an easy calibration option for the best audio performance.
The sound was expansive and well-distributed across the TV, with the rear speakers also providing a prominent role. The sound reflection was fascinating, creating a sense of sounds coming from nearby. The result was a precise and robust surround sound experience, surpassing the capabilities of most high-end soundbars.