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Cinema SB 450

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4K Ultra-HD soundbar with wireless subwoofer.

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Amplify the 4K ultra-HD revolution with the sound only JBL can deliver

The JBL Cinema SB450 soundbar fills your home cinema with superb JBL sound and is fully compatible with 4K Ultra-HD televisions. The JBL Cinema SB450’s Remote Control Learning feature allows you control the whole system with the TV remote you already have. A 200W wireless subwoofer delivers room-shaking bass from a compact enclosure. Three HDMI video inputs you use the soundbar as the hub for your 4K system. Included wall brackets allow seamless installation in your home. Exclusive JBL SoundShift™ technology lets you instantly switch between the sound from your TV and your phone or tablet. Stream Bluetooth audio simultaneously to the JBL Cinema SB450 and any other JBL Connect-enabled device for an amplified listening experience.

Item# SB 450

General Specifications

Max SPL 103dB
Frequency Response 40Hz-20kHz
Max Bluetooth Range 32 ft (10m)
Soundbar Amplifier Power 240W
Soundbar Transducer Size 2.25” (58mm)
Soundbar Weight 7.5lbs (3.4kg)
Soundbar Power Consumption (standby) <0.5W
Soundbar Power Consumption (max) 60W
Subwoofer Amplifier Power 200W
Subwoofer Transducer Size 8” (200mm)
Subwoofer Weight 21lbs (9.5kg)
Subwoofer Power Consumption (standby) <0.5W
Subwoofer Power Consumption (max) 100W

Dimensions

Soundbar Dimensions (L x W x H) 44” x 3” x 4” (1100 x 76 x 97mm)
Subwoofer Dimensions (L x W x H) 13” x 13” x 14” (320 x 320 x 355.5mm)
Packaging Dimensions (L x W x H) 46” x 16” x 19” (1210 x 395 x 520mm)

Control and Connection Specifications

HDMI Video Inputs 3
HDMI Video Output (with Audio Return Channel) 1
HDCP Version 2.2
Bluetooth Version 3.0
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  • Soundbar
  • Wireless Subwoofer
  • Optical cable (5 ft, 1500mm)
  • HDMI cable (3 ft, 1000mm)
  • 2 power cables
  • Remote Control
  • Wall-Mount Brackets
  • Quick-Start Guide
  • Printed Mounting Template
  • Warranty Card

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1 Year Electronics / 5 Year Loudspeaker Warranty

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Unless a different warranty period is stated in the Warranty Card provided with your JBL product, JBL warrants for a period of 1 year (5 years for any non-powered speakers) from the date of retail purchase by the original end-use purchaser, that this product, when delivered to you in new condition, in original packaging, from a JBL authorized reseller and used in normal conditions, is free from any defects in manufacturing, materials and workmanship. Refer to the Warranty Card provided with your JBL product for specific details including what is not covered along with other terms and conditions.

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Cinema SB 450 is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid bass, mids aren't bad. Worth the money Very good soundbar system with solid bass, very powerful and with stable lower frequency. Mids are good, better than most other I had. Voices are clear. Only I have to volume down the basses during news and tv shows as it's too much when changing from music to news. But not a big deal. Overall sound performance is very good. Only negative is the delivery - it took 10 days...
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound! At first I was hesitant to purchase this due to it's small size, but I'm glad that I did! This unit sounds superb! If you're on the fence, just go for it.
Date published: 2017-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally got it to work, Awesome system could not get it work with cables that it came with, had to change the settings on my tv, in sound setting switched from bitrate to PCM, and DTS 2.5 to PCM aswell, on my samsung K-Series tv, once I did that the HDMI VRC cable worked, then also make sure if your using a OPTICAL CABLE be sure to remove the nipple covers that come on brand new cables. The optical cable thing was very frustrating but read some forums and figured out the problem. The remote control sucks by the way.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best in business! Make sure you take approval from your neighbors before playing this beast. This is undoubtedly best in business!
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Sound, Easy Setup, Great Buy I was in the market to remove my 5.1 wired home theater system and looked all of the over hyped guys. They all sounded great but were amazingly expensive. On a pure stroke of luck I remember that I had just bought the Flip 4 and was in love with it. I checked the JBL site and saw that they sold home theater products. After some more research I chose the SB 450. The other reviewers do a great job of telling you what it is: Amazing sound, super easy connectivity and setup, and overall a solid product. This sub is amazing! Use the Harmon Sound button on the remote to maximize the experience for each medium you play. Everything works outstanding and for me personally it is worth replacing a wired "home theater" sound with two pieces of wireless hardware. You will not be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-07-24
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My soundbar is not playing the first 1-2 seconds of audio from a source. When starting movies/videos the audio does not start until 1-2 seconds after the video, but is in sync. Also, when using devices that have menu click sounds, these are not heard.

Asked by: cxray
This can be caused by the formatting that your source device is using and the TV can accept and output. If your source device (Bluray, gaming console, DVD..) is set to output Dolby Digital/DTS, and your TV can only output two-channel digital signal (PCM) when connected via HDMI-ARC, this requires the TV to process the signal before it sends it to the SB450. This takes enough time to cause such delay. Try to use an optical cable from the TV to the SB450 if you are using HDMI or to set your source device to send PCM signals only to the TV. This should fix your issue.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-10-03

What are the similarities and differences between this model and the SB 400. They are the same price--is there any reason not to get this one if I do not have a 4K TV?

Asked by: steveZ
I just purchased the SB450. The differences I have found are that the SB450 is NOT wi-fi enabled, so the sub is connected to the Soundbar through a proprietary protocol (or maybe bluetooth?). One of the biggest issues on the SB400 was syncing the Soundbar and Sub via wifi. No such issues here. I also believe the SB450, based on spec sheets, has nearly double the peak power. I can say that it was one of the easiest set ups. I ran ARC from my TV to the Sound bard, plugged in the sub, hit the sync button, and I was up and running in 5 minutes. It just works and sounds GREAT.
Answered by: sheabird32
Date published: 2017-10-20

Hi, would you like to know the size of the subwoofer (height, width and depth) please?

Asked by: Amanda Esteves
SB450 Subwoofer Dimensions (L x W x H): 13&quot; x 13&quot; x 14&quot; (320 x 320 x 355.5mm)
Answered by: Mark at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-09-02

Do I have to switch from HDMI source to optical every time I play usb connected devices on tv

Asked by: Hojas
If your TV has HDMI ARC then you might not have to switch connections when playing via USB. However some TV applications and/or connections, in this case USB, may not be compatible with HDMI. If this is true for your TV model, then optical switching is necessary.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-08-21

You have an app that connects to sound bar to know the exact power and directions ?

Asked by: yuval cohen
Hi, Unfortunately we don't have any application that does that as the soundbar is only powered through plugging in to the power source.
Answered by: Mario at Customer service
Date published: 2017-10-21

Is my ARC port broken? When i plug my Fire Tv and Cable box into my Samsung One Connect and use the ARC to the soundbars ARC, i get no sound. Those same devices into the soundbar, sound works.

Asked by: JRC27
This can be caused by the formatting that your source device is using and the TV can accept and output. If your source device (Bluray, gaming console, DVD..) is set to output Dolby Digital/DTS, and your TV can only output two-channel digital signal (PCM) when connected via HDMI-ARC, this requires the TV to process the signal before it sends it to the SB450. Try to use an optical cable from the TV to the SB450, if you are using HDMI or to set your source device to send PCM signals only to the TV. This should fix your issue.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-04-12

How many drivers does the sb450 sound bar have in the sound bar itself not including the sub woofer?

Asked by: Dry5
The SB 450 has a total of 6 drivers; two woofers and a tweeter on each side of the soundbar
Answered by: Miko at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-05-24

Do the hdmi input need ARC.. i have a older tv

Asked by: remix8823
Th HDMI Input's do not need ARC as the only port with and ARC is the HDMI output. If this does not answer your question, Please submit a case request at https://www.jbl.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service Team will be more than happy to assist you.
Answered by: Ren at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-09-22
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