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JBL Signature Sound
50mm drivers and a sound signature that can be found in the most famous venues all around the world.
Get help from your Voice Assistant
Play your favorite playlist, text your friend, check the weather and much more by simply tapping the ear cup to activate the Google voice assistant or Amazon Alexa. Use the all-new JBL App to easily set your preferred voice assistants
Ambient Aware and TalkThru Technology
Don’t let the music stop! Stay in touch with your surroundings while listening to your tunes. A touch of the Ambient Aware button increases the ambient sound and lets you hear what’s happening around you. The TalkThru mode drops the music level down, allowing you to talk to your friends without removing your headphones.
Up to 30 Hours Battery Life - 2 Hours Recharging Time
Rock on non-stop for a full day or more and enjoy super-fast recharging if that’s not enough.
15 minutes charging for up to 2 hours playtime
A quick 15-minute charge lets you extend the fun for an additional 2 hours (max).
Stay in touch with your world by managing calls with the buttons on the ear-cup. When the battery is flat, just plug-in the audio cable and continue listening and chatting.
Allows you to effortlessly switch from one Bluetooth® device to another. You can simply switch from a video on your tablet to a call on your mobile phone, so that you’ll never miss a call.
My JBL Headphones App
Personalize your listening experience by tweaking the JBL LIVE500BT sound preferences via the free My JBL Headphones App
Comfort-fit fabric headband
Shaped around your head with a fitting fabric headband and soft ear cushions, the LIVE500BT are super comfy
Detachable cable with remote & microphone
When the battery is flat, just plug-in the audio cable and continue listening or chatting.
Specs & Downloads
Wireless Over-Ear Headphones
In your world, superior sound is essential, so slip on a pair of JBL LIVE500BT wireless around-ear headphones. Equipped with massive 50mm drivers, JBL LIVE500BT headphones deliver JBL Signature Sound punctuated with enhanced bass so every track on every playlist pops. Need some help getting through the day? Easily access the Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa with a tap on the ear cup and play your favorite playlist, text your friend or check the weather and much more, without glancing at your phone. But that’s not all. The JBL LIVE500BT headphones can also keep you in touch with your surroundings thanks to the Ambient Aware function and TalkThru Technology letting you have a conversation without removing the headphones. Lightweight and comfortable thanks to the pillow soft padded headband, you’ll enjoy up to 30 hours of music streaming with 2 hours of recharging time, multi-point connection capabilities and a convenient detachable cable with remote/mic, that lets you rock on even when the battery goes off. Rock out while staying tuned in with the JBL LIVE500BT headphones
- Driver size (mm)
- Driver sensitivity at 1kHz/1mW (dB)
- 108dB SPL@1kHz/Pa
- Dynamic frequency response range (Hz)
- 18Hz - 20Hz
- Impedance (ohms)
- Number of drivers per ear
- Headphone cable length (cm)
- Headphone cable length (ft)
- Weight (g)
- Weight (oz)
Control and Connection Specifications
- Bluetooth profiles
- A2DP V1.3, AVRCP V1.5, HFP V1.6, HSP V1.2
- Bluetooth frequency
- 2.402 – 2.480GHz
- Bluetooth transmitted modulation
- GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
- Bluetooth transmitter power
- 0-4 dbm
- Bluetooth version
- Maximum music play time with ANC off (hours)
- Maximum play time (hours)
- Maximum talk time (hours)
- Ambient Aware
- Built-in Microphone
- Detachable Cable
- Fabric headband
- Flat-fold design
- Hands Free Call
- JBL Signature Sound
- Multi-Point Connection
- Rechargable battery
- Remote control on ear cups?
- Speed charge
- Touch Control
What's in The Box?
- 1 x LIVE500BT
- 1 x Aux Cable
- 1 x Charging Cable
- 1 x Warranty/Warning
- 1 x QSG/Safety Sheet
Documents & Downloads
Reviews and Q&A
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this model is compatible with skype?
I want to listen to my analog stereo system with these headphones. Can I do this by connecting a Bluetooth transmitter to the stereo?
Can you control the volume of the TV from the headphone
i wanted to get these headphones for christmas and i wantes to know are they bluetooth?
When i connect my jbl live 500bt with my phone so sometimes it connects with call and audio but maximum of time it connect with only audio
are the jbl live 500bt waterproof?
Can you plug in an external microphone?
Does it have surround sound effect?
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