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JBL Encounter

JBL Encounter
alaScore 81

64 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Computer Speakers the JBL Encounter is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 64 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

Ahh the JBL sound


I use these speakers for my pc and my 20" flat screen tv sound when watching tv in the office. A splice here, a splice there and these speakers eagerly do double duty. The best small, well the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 are the best, but for under $100 these...

great sound, intriguing styling, excellent sub/sat blending

bass and treble on sub

Consumer review by:

Superb multimedia speaker system!


When these first came out I was reluctant to purchase being that the system was $200 in the Apple store. However, listening to them in the store I was thoroughly impressed, almost to the point of amazed. The ability of these speakers to create a...

Looks , clarity, spaciousness of sound

Looks, bass & treble controls on the sub woofer

Consumer review by:

They put out sound.


These are the coolest looking speakers I have seen. They sound pretty good, but not quite as good as my old Yamaha's. The volume control touch pads are sweet. Bass is clean

Box was open when it arrived via UPS. That made me a bit nervous, but everything seemed to be inside. The power button fell off as I unwrapped it from the packaging, which gave me a bit of a bad feeling about build quality

Product Specifications

JBL Encounter 2.1, a compact, high-performance sound system, is a revolution in personal sound for the desktop. Connected to your desktop, iPod, MP3 player or other music source, JBL Encounter will provide a clean, powerful soundstage.


Manufacturer:Harman International Industries
Product Line:JBL


Color:Flint gray / White

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Response Bandwidth:40 - 20000Hz
Speaker System Configuration:2.1-channel
Speaker System Type:PC multimedia speaker system