Cinema SB 450
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Cinema SB 450 4K Ultra-HD Soundbar - Image

4K Ultra-HD Soundbar

Works seamlessly with 4K Ultra-HD displays and devices. (Features High Dynamic Range (HDR) and HDCP 2.2).

Cinema SB 450 8-inch (200mm) 200W Wireless Subwoofer - Image

8-inch (200mm) 200W Wireless Subwoofer

Deep bass with adjustable subwoofer volume control.

Cinema SB 450 3 HDMI Inputs / 1 HDMI Output (ARC) - Image

3 HDMI Inputs / 1 HDMI Output (ARC)

Connect up to 3 devices to the soundbar and one seamless connection to your TV.

Features

Cinema SB 450 Wireless Bluetooth Streaming - Image

Wireless Bluetooth Streaming

Wirelessly connect smartphones or tablets to the speaker. Play audio with vibrant, room-filling sound.

Cinema SB 450 TV Remote Control Learning - Image

TV Remote Control Learning

Keep life simple and control everything with the remote you already use for your TV. (JBL remote control also included in the box).

Cinema SB 450 Clear Dialogue and  Voice Enhancement - Image

Clear Dialogue and Voice Enhancement

Hear the dialogue in movies more clearly without changing the volume.

Cinema SB 450 JBL SoundShift™ - Image

JBL SoundShift™

Allows you to instantly switch between sound from your TV and sound from your phone or tablet.

Cinema SB 450 JBL Connect - Image

JBL Connect

Build your own ecosystem by connecting multiple JBL Connect enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience.

Cinema SB 450 Virtual Surround Sound - Image

Virtual Surround Sound

Experience virtual surround sound without additional wires or speakers with Harman Display Surround.

Specs & Downloads

Item# JBLSB450BLKAM

Description

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.

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

What's in The Box?

  • 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
What's in The Box?

Documents & Downloads

Reviews and Q&A

Customer Reviews

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
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 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 Jbl sb450 Just bought this system in dubai and really impressed with it so far. Certainly better for movies than music but still does a decent job of tunes. The bass is awesome and really brings the movie alive. Seems pretty good bang for my buck and looking forward to the speakers bedding in and the sound getting better and better.
Date published: 2017-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL SB 450 Bought this last week; great performance but lacks the on-screen display. The settings including bass & Herman volume can only be controlled through the remote control and there's no visual way to check your settings. I'll strongly recommend JBL to provide an on-screen display through a system update. Thanks.
Date published: 2017-01-15
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Product Q&A

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: 2021-12-28

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
Both speakers comes with a wireless (8 inch, 200 watt) subwoofer and has Bluetooth to stream audio. According to the specs, the new SB 450 has a bigger amplifier which ought to provide bigger and better sound. It also has a handful of new features such as JBL Connect, which allows one to link and play music with another JBL Connect enabled speaker simultaneously. Considering the price, features, and specs, I do not see any reason not to get the SB 450. The speaker will still perform great with your current TV and if choose to upgrade to a 4K model, the SB 450 will work seamlessly.
Answered by: HP1988
Date published: 2021-06-06

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: 2021-06-06

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: 2021-06-06

Where can I find replacement feet for the SB 450?

Asked by: Juice 73
We would like to get more information to help you out, please contact us so we can assist you:https://bit.ly/2zwFkYM
Answered by: Mario at Customer service
Date published: 2021-06-06

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: 2021-06-06

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: 2021-06-06

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: 2021-06-06
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