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J55i

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High-performance on-ear headphones with microphone
$99.95 each

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For over 60 years, JBL has engineered the precise, naturally articulated sound found in cinemas, arenas and recording studios around the world. That legendary JBL sound is now available anywhere personal audio travels – with a style all its own. JBL J55i headphones employ premium drivers that generate clarity and extended bass that competitive products simply can’t touch. Pure, accurate bass means you hear the truth from your music. Our unique, DJ pivot mechanism lets you rotate either ear-cup up to 180 degrees, which frees up one ear to hear outside sound. A single-side, flat elastomer cable resists tangling, and an in-line microphone lets you take calls without taking the headphones off. A twist-lock mechanism secures the detachable cable when it’s connected to the ear-cup, and a rugged strain relief connector dampens resonance that can adversely affect sound quality. Bold styling, including brushed stainless steel ear-cup and headband accents, makes J55i headphones an aesthetic, as well as acoustic, triumph. An extension ring on the jack accommodates most smartphone cases, so you stay connected and your phone stays covered. And a padded carry pouch protects the headphones when they’re not on your ears. Now great JBL sound goes wherever you go.

What's in the box?

  • 1 set of JBL J55i on-ear headphones
  • 1 4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), single-side, detachable, flat elastomer cable
  • 1 padded carry pouch
  • Owner’s manual
  • Warranty card

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General Specifications

Type
On-ear style

Audio Specifications

Frequency Response
10Hz – 24kHz
Input Impedance
32ohm

Speaker Specifications

Driver
1-5/8-inch (40mm)

Control and Connection Specifications

Cable
4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), single-side, detachable
Input
3.5mm

Features

Bold JBL design and premium finishing

From the brushed stainless steel headband and ear-cup accents to the matte black or white housings, from the embossed, metallic JBL logos to the cable that matches the ear pads, these headphones are designed to be as pleasing to the eyes as they are to the ears.

Premium, high-performance JBL drivers

JBL drivers deliver precise, powerful sound for an exceptional listening experience. Bass is pure, deep and accurately produced – the calling card of legendary JBL sound. As a result, J55is outperform competitive products costing much more.

Rotating, 180-degree DJ pivot mechanism

Sometimes you need to be aware of more than just your music. J55i ear-cups rotate up to 180 degrees while you’re wearing them so you can keep one ear on your audio and one ear on external sounds or conversations. The ear-cups rotate under the headband for easy storage and transport.

Soft leather ear cushions

Our ear cushions feature a soft leather that provides longwearing comfort. It also helps maintain an acoustic seal on the ear, which improves the headphones’ passive noise reduction. And that means a purer listening experience.

Closed-back design

J55i headphones feature a closed-back design that blocks ambient noise and minimizes leaking. So the outside noise stays outside, and your listening experience stays yours and yours alone.

Apple three-button remote with built-in microphone

Made specifically for use with iPhone and iPod devices, the in-line remote offers familiar audio playback controls. A built-in microphone lets you answer calls with remarkable clarity while leaving the headphones on.

Single-side, detachable cable

Tangled cables are a constant source of frustration. But not with the J55is. The tangle-resistant, flat elastomer cable connects to just one ear-cup, which further minimizes tangling. The cable also detaches from the ear-cup for added flexibility.

Cable-locking mechanism

A unique, twist-lock mechanism keeps the detachable cable secure when it’s connected. When you plug the cable into the ear-cup, a simple twist locks it in place.

Rugged strain relief

A strong, secure connection between the housing and cable is critical for both durability and sound quality. Our rugged strain relief connector dampens vibration for enhanced acoustic performance.

Gold-plated jack with extension ring

The gold-plated jack incorporates an extension ring that works with most custom smartphone covers and cases. So you don’t have to slip off your protective case to connect the headphones.

Padded carry pouch

JBL sound is always worth protecting. An included padded carry pouch keeps the headphones safe from bumps and bruises when you’re not wearing them.

Warranty 1 Year

Products purchased online or from an authorized local retailer and under warranty may qualify for an exchange with a valid receipt.

Purchases made from an unauthorized dealer will not be elibible for exchange.

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J55i is rated 2.8889 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible sound I could not believe the clarity of the sounds I was hearing. The headphones are very comfortable to wear for long periods of time.
Date published: 2014-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great design and sound quality! Love the durability and design of these headphones. The 4 ft cord makes plugging into your favorite device easy and you don't always need to be sitting right at the device. Great bass, mid, and lows for superior sound quality.
Date published: 2013-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely happy with purchase headphone comes with a durable detachable anti tangle 4ft cable designed with a clever locking mechanism that keeps the cable connected to headphone even if tugged. cable has 3 talk control buttons which work great with iphone5 but plus and minus buttons and mic fail to work on windows phones and androids. dj swivel ear cups is a nice feature that helps storing them. ear cup cushion is extremely soft and it does a some what better job of blocking out outside noise when compared to similarly designed headphones. the headband is a bit tight doesn't fit the contours of my head but instead it circles it like a halo. my point is the j55 headphones not as pretty as other headphones its competing with but the sound it produces well out classes many other notable brands of similar on ear design. I don't know how they do it but these headphones give darn near perfect sound. crisp highs and smooth mids with deep but controlled bass. the j55 work well and play hard with any genre.
Date published: 2013-09-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Beautiful, but flawed sound. I bought on looks and the fact that they are JBL. If only they sounded as good as they look. I even bought a pair for my son. He loves them. They sound O.K. but not how I expected JBL to sound superior to any other headphones in the price range. But.....you can do better, they do not live up to the JBL. Sound. Not bad, but not great, like some JBL speakers.
Date published: 2014-11-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great sound quality but poor construction Bought it a month or so ago. After gentle usage literally for 5 days, about an hour to 2 hours each day, the ear pads started to peel, I can now see the sponge inside. See photo. Enjoyed the sound as long as it was intact. 
Date published: 2015-06-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Fair sound, beautiful headhones. I ordered these without ever listening to them. When I got them my wife brought To me used them immediately . I used them without burning them in. They sounded alright. Too much bass. But the mids on some music the mids and highs are clear. good headphones. But for the money you could do better.
Date published: 2014-10-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Some features are flawless, but the others... RIDICULOUS I am a 16 boy that got these headphones for Christmas. They looked absolutely incredible, the sleek design, the rectangular/oval shaped cushions (which felt great), and detachable cord. This thing was awesome, until i plugged it in. The music only comes out of one ear-phone, JUST ONE. Some times it actually works and when it does IT IS HARMONY. Another problem there is no microphone, just a volume up, down and pause/play button no microphone. Another problem it already has a little crack, and you know what that means right? Think of your car windshield, one little crack in that thing GROWS. This is just one month into use, I can get headphones with better durability then these at TJ Maxx. Another problem is that WHO'S IDEA was it to make the different sized audio jack inputs for the headphones, that was the dumbest thing ever. Tomorrow i'm going to buy a new card and when I do, this blasted thing better work. PROS: DESIGN, COMFORT, SOUND QUALITY CONS: UNRELIABLE HEADPHONES, WILL NOT PLAY THROUGH BOTH SPEAKERS, DURABILITY, AUDIO JACK SIZES
Date published: 2013-01-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from sounds good, headband breaks if you look at it. bought a second pair after the first one snapped in two at the top simply from putting it on my head, and it's just done the same, on the exact same position.
Date published: 2015-05-20
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