Cinema SB 450


4K Ultra-HD soundbar with wireless subwoofer

$499.95499.95 per system
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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 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 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.


General Specifications

Total Cinema SB450 Amplifier Power 440W
Max SPL 103dB
Frequency Response 40Hz-20kHz
HDMI Video Inputs 3
HDMI version 2.0a
Max Bluetooth Range 32 ft (10m)
Optical cable 5 ft (1500 mm)
HDMI cable 3 ft (1000 mm)
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Spec Sheet (EN)

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  • Soundbar
  • Wireless Subwoofer
  • Optical cable
  • HDMI cable
  • 2 power cables
  • Remote Control
  • Quick-Start Guide
  • Printed Mounting Template
  • Warranty Card

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Cinema SB 450 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great, clear, rich sound!! This sound bar system is a great! It's definitely an upgrade from the stock speakers on the television.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Great speakers for movies, gaming, binge watching Netflix, and music!
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL Revolution Continues Astonishing Performance !!! This sound bar has replaced my existing Home theater system. This product works excellent for any kindly of Music. The only negative point is lack of display option.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A...M....A...Z..I..N....G I have been admiring this system since 2016 and i have compared it with other sound bars at best buy ..there isn't anything on the market compared to the quality of sb450 I am Over the Moon..The Bass.as LOUD as I Like...the connections.Unlimited..I LOVE IT.I RUN Home Everyday to BLAST my Music.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best got Better Upgraded from the SB300 to the SB450 last week. Unbelievably better in all regards. The soundbar itself it extremely crisp and detailed. The subwoofer is more smooth and twice as powerful. Bravo JBL, you've done it again!
Date published: 2017-02-20
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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: 2017-05-17

hi Every time I turn on the JBL I must select the source again (HDMI-1) Can it be set by default?

Asked by: smat
Thank you for reaching out to us on this matter. There is a high chance that one of your components' CEC is set ON, which is causing the SB450's input source to change. Please set all your sources' CEC setting to OFF, this will likely fix the issue.
Answered by: Miko at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-05-14

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" x 13" x 14" (320 x 320 x 355.5mm)
Answered by: Mark at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-05-03

Can this soundbar connect to the Echo Dot?

Asked by: gweav
The Echo Dot can be connected to the Soundbar two ways, Bluetooth or Auxiliary. Instructions on how to do so are here – Bluetooth - https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=202011820 Auxiliary/Wired - https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=202011840 You will notice on these instructions that it will ask you to place the Soundbar in pairing mode. To do this, simply press the Bluetooth button on the speaker while it is turned on. Please understand though that the Soundbar, similar with all our of portables have a power-saving feature that automatically turns the unit off when no audio is detected for 10-minutes. Please follow the instructions listed on these URLs. If you are still having issues, please submit a case at jbl.com/contactus and our Customer Service Team will be glad to assist you.
Answered by: Ron at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-04-19

Has anyone had difficulty pairing the soundbar and subwoofer? Subwoofer is has power and is "paired" but sub does not Fire. Followed the instructions in the manual and performed factory reset, but no luck. . Anyone have any suggestions? 

Asked by: S123
Please try to perform one these steps: -Move the sub closer to the SOUNDBAR for testing and see if the signal picks up. -Turn off any wireless routers or devices that run on 2.4ghz signals, such baby monitors, cordless phones, etc. and test to see if the subwoofer connects. -Test with a movie or music with a lot of action scenes or bass. If it's just dialogue, you may not hear the subwoofer. If none of these things work, please submit a case at www.jbl.com/support-contact.html and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-04-13

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

I know that it comes with a printed mounting template, but what about the mounting tools itself? Do I need to buy anything else rather than the sb450 to mount it on my shelf?

Asked by: Henrique Monteiro
The mounting template doesn’t come with screws because it depends on the preference of the customer on where they will want to mount it (wood or cement). You might consider using a power drill when fastening the mounting template.
Answered by: Drin at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-04-11

Hi, Purchased the SB450 it has has great sound. i tried to connect to flip 3 with no success.I can see and hear that the devices identify each other and connect to each other but have no sound on the flip 3 . Any idea what went wrong?

Asked by: Dan123
The JBL Connect will only re-stream music if you are using Bluetooth. Any other source (Optical, HDMI, Aux) will not be compatible. Please try to pair your SB 450 or FLIP 3 to your source via Bluetooth then try using the JBL Connect. If you are still experiencing issues, please submit a case at www.jbl.com/support-contact.html and our Customer Service team will be glad to assist you.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-03-31
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