JBL Charge Refurbished


Portable speaker with Bluetooth streaming and 6000mAh Li-ion battery

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Big sound, long battery life and a powerful charging station for devices.

Introducing the JBL® Charge, the stereo speaker that provides more than 12 hours of playback time from a single charge of its built-in, high-capacity, 6000mAh Li-ion (lithium-ion) rechargeable battery. It can even charge your other mobile devices on the go with its built-in USB port. The JBL Charge wirelessly streams audio from any Bluetooth®-equipped smartphone or tablet, and it lets you enjoy unsurpassed portable audio performance from your mobile devices and tablets. With two 1-5/8-inch (41-millimeter) drivers, a built-in bass port, digital signal processing and 2 x 5 watts of amplification, it delivers full-range JBL sound with exceptional bass. Ideal for active, outdoor lifestyles, the portable JBL Charge speaker fits into a backpack and plays from either a vertical or horizontal position, so you can use it just about anywhere. The JBL Charge stereo speaker is a portable audio powerhouse for any environment.


Device Compatibility

3.5mm Yes
Bluetooth Yes

General Specifications

Battery Type Li-ion rechargeable
Listening Time on Battery Charge >12 hours
Battery Charge Time 3.5 hours

Audio Specifications

Frequency Response 150Hz – 20kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio >80dB
Amplifier Power 2 x 5W

Speaker Specifications

Transducer 2 x 1-1/2" (38mm)


Depth 2-29/32" (74mm)
Height 6-29/32" (175mm)

Wireless System Specifications

Bluetooth transmitter power 0~20dBm (EIRP)
Bluetooth transmitter modulation π/4-DQPSK, 8-DPSK
Listening time on battery power >12 hours
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Spec Sheet (EN)

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  • 1 JBL Charge stereo speaker with Bluetooth technology
  • 1 USB adapter
  • 1 micro USB cable
  • 1 Neoprene™ carrying pouch
  • Quick-start guide

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JBL Charge is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 262.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Golfing is now cool! The charge is a perfect addition to our golf game. Fits great in a drink holder and keeps us going.
Date published: 2017-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Portable Speaker hands down. This is the the best portable speaker on the market. The sound is incredible and volume level perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. I use this speaker every day and choose it at home now over my bose home speakers. I absolutely love this speaker and highly recommend it if you are in the market for portable blue tooth audio.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING Absolutely the best speaker I've ever had, I would recommend this to anyone
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great speaker It has amazing sound in a small package. It is easy for travel, lake, parties. It sounds incredible. Not a bad price either.
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it ❤️️ Well worth the money, only speaker I use and I recommend it to all of my friends
Date published: 2017-05-15
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I've got one but all of my devices can't discover it through bluetooth, how can I fix this?

Asked by: Bach
Yeh! Finally got my JBL charge to pair with my devices. What you need to do is press and HOLD the start and minus buttons similtaneously until red and blue flashes. Happy now!
Answered by: Lizlogan
Date published: 2019-05-30

Does this speaker play music on USB

Asked by: Emzabubbles
No it does not.
Answered by: Mario at Customer service
Date published: 2018-11-12

my Jbl charge is bass boosted beyond compare, so much so, that i can't hear the audio in the songs i listen to, just the bass

Asked by: gusta
I also forgot to mention that it would have something to do with turning off any EQ settings in the app. If you are boosting bass on the app in order to make your headphones sound good, you should stop boosting bass when playing through the CHARGE. If this doesn't help, please submit a request at www.jbl.com/contactus and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02

How can I connect to my new Samsung galaxy Tab A?

Asked by: Celine
In looking at the specs for the Galaxy Tab, it has Bluetooth 4.1. On the JBL Charge, press and hold the power button for 3-5 seconds, this will put the speaker in pairing mode. Open the Bluetooth settings on the Galaxy Tab. Select the JBL Charge from the list of available devices. Enjoy your music.
Answered by: ChrisS
Date published: 2017-12-02

I am using a JBL CHARGE for more than 2 years. It is not getting paired with my iPhone 5s. Is there any method by which I can connect to iPhone?

Asked by: sandoc
If I understood you correctly, your phone was working okay with the CHARGE and now it's not. If this is the case, please perform the following: 1.Reset the CHARGE 2 by following this step: - In Power ON mode, press the Power and the Volume Minus buttons simultaneously. The Charge now turns off, and when you turn it on again, it has been reset. 2.Unpair/Forget the CHARGE 2 from the phone. 3.Turn the phone completely OFF. 4.Switch the phone back ON. 5.Turn the phone completely OFF "AGAIN". (this is important) 6.Switch the phone back ON. 7.Pair the CHARGE 2 with the phone.
Answered by: Amir at Customer Service
Date published: 2018-04-28

Bluetooth is not working anymore. I tried reseting but doesnt work either. Tried pressing for 3 secs the power button but doesnt even flash. What can I do? Also none of the buttons work except for the power one.

Asked by: Sandermercado
Thank you for the inquiry. Please disconnect/unpair all source devices. Please allow the battery to completely discharge. Please recharge the battery using another cable at an alternate power source if available and test. If the issue is unresolved please contact the dealer or retailer for return/exchange/service information. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2017-12-02

My laptop does not have bluetooth. What usb bluetooth dongle will I need for the JBL Charge? The specs do not list bluetooth version - 1,2,3,4?

Asked by: webturista
Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. All versions 2.0 or greater should work. However, recommended If you can locate an external bluetooth device version 4.0 may work best. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2017-12-02

had my JBL for a few years, and it suddenly just stopped working. its charged, but the power button keeps flashing blue/red (and it will not connect via bluetooth). what happened and how can I fix this?

Asked by: asdf
Your speaker is behaving rather unusual, please perform a reset on the speaker by following this instruction: In Power ON mode, press the Power and the Volume Minus buttons simultaneously. The Charge now turns off, and when you turn it on again, it has been reset.
Answered by: Amir at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02
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