Inspire® 500


In-Ear Wireless Sport Headphones

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Never hurts. Never falls out

Created by athletes, the Inspire™ 500 Sport Headphones from yurbuds | Powered by JBL add great sound performance to your active lifestyle, helping you staying focused while working out. Whether you’re running cross-country or competing in CrossFit®, you will enjoy the secure TwistLock™ technology with ergonomic ear tips that are guaranteed never to hurt or fall out. Designed to motivate, up to 8 hours of JBL Signature Sound will keep you going longer and harder. What’s more, there’s a detachable cable clip for a more secure experience and sweatproof quality for endurance through rain, water, and sweat. These sport headphones provide a premium audio experience and perfect fit, with the convenience of Bluetooth® wireless.


General Specifications

Battery Lifetime (hr) up to 8
Weight 20g

System Specifications

Frequency response 20-20k Hz
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  • 1 pair of Inspire™ 500 headphones
  • 1 pair of additional ear tips
  • 1 x Warranty card
  • 1 x Warning card
  • 1 x Sport carry pouch
  • 1 x Charging cable

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Inspire® 500 is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 62.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great features the best for price and me, thank you at all. reconsider again.
Date published: 2018-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really cool Good quality, good price, awesome sound. JBL Quick shipping.
Date published: 2018-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Sync with my s8 with no problem. Run several miles every other day and they do not fall out or get uncomfortable. Sound is great.
Date published: 2018-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I bought these 6 months ago and use them often. I love them for hiking and walking and connecting to my phone with Bluetooth! I'm buying more!!
Date published: 2018-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best ones the is ..................................
Date published: 2017-09-27
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My headphones had been working great for the past two months, but today will not connect with either of my devices. Is there a hard reset that I can do?

Asked by: maggiekaye
Same problem can't pair with any of my devices. Had these ear buds for 2 months can't pair with anything I tried everything even what customer service said & nothing wish I had read the reviews before. Now a waste of money! Anyone reading do not buy all the bad reviews are true don't waste your money!
Answered by: Linaaz
Date published: 2018-11-22

Last question (I hope)! When I answer a phone call, can I chat to someone if the cable (and mouthpiece) is behind my neck?

Asked by: Nigel
The mouth peice is next to your neck, where the controls are. The piece on the back is a battery.
Answered by: Coffee 407
Date published: 2017-12-02

I just received the earbuds as a gift. I am trying to charge them.The light was on for a bit and then shut off. I understood that it is fully charged when the light turns red. I've tried different chargers. How do I know if it charged?

Asked by: RMay
When charging the Inspire 500, the light will be a solid red. When fully charged the light will shut off completely. It typically takes 2 hours of charging time from 0-100% if using 110V-120V.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02

Are these compatible with Apple Watch series 2? I try pairing them and the light blinks fast but the watch will say to make sure the headphones are in range and on. They connect to my phone, but not my watch

Asked by: Noah9865
The INSPIRE 500 should be able to connect with the Apple Watch 2. Use these steps to pair: 1. Put your INSPIRE 500 in pairing mode by pressing the power and volume up button for 3 seconds while it is on. The light indicator should start blinking blue quickly. 2. On your Apple Watch, tap Settings > Bluetooth. Your Apple Watch will search for nearby Bluetooth accessories. 3. Choose the INSPIRE 500 and it should connect. The INSPIRE 500 is compatible with the Apple Watch 2. Many users encountering Bluetooth connectivity issues with headphones find that resetting the watch and retrying the connection resolves the issue. Please try this out. 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: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02

I bought my Inspire 500 earbuds about 2 months ago at Navy Exchange. They worked great until last week when the left bud stopped working. I'm disappointed that it only lasted 2 months. is there a way to fix the right bud? There's no damage or breaks

Asked by: DenisP
We would like to work with you directly to help you with your issue. 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: Mario at Customer service
Date published: 2017-12-02

Why isn't my inspire 500 working for phone calls? I can hear the other person but they can't hear me. Why??

Asked by: Rnino
I am sorry to hear about the issue you are having with your INSPIRE 500. It seems that we have some issues with its microphone feature. You could try checking it microphone if by any chance its covered by any substance. If you need further assistance, you may 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: 2017-12-02

Will these fit women with small ears or do women have to pick one of the colors? Thank you!

Asked by: GirlRunner
The INSPIRE 500 comes with size 5 and size enhancers when purchased. For women with small ears, we do recommend the INSPIRE 500 for Women which comes with size 4 and 5 enhancers. This are specifically designed for people with small ears.
Answered by: Ren at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02

Do you wait for the headphones to die then charge them because I charged mine all night and they didn't charge do I leave it on while charging 

Asked by: Melanie
We are sorry to hear that you are having issues with your INSPIRE 500. Please try a different charger and try to plug it into a different power source. 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 further.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2017-12-02
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