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alaScore 76

29 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of JBL WEM-1. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the JBL WEM-1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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JBL WEM-1 Wireless Expansion Module


The JBL WEM-1 are easy to place and easy to install. The system "eliminates the need to run speaker wires from the main audio system to the surround speakers." Despite its relatively small size, the built-in amplifier is "surprisingly powerful." "The...

The JBL WEM-1 eliminates the need to run speaker wires from the main audio system to the surround speakers ; The system's compact components are easy to place and install ; The WEM-1 comes with a Y-adapter for use with an iPod or computer, a number of...

The WEM-1 isn't completely wireless or connection-free - you still have to connect the transmitter and receiver/amplifier to AC outlets and connect them to a signal source and speakers ; The stated 70-foot transmission range might be less, depending on...

The JBL WEM-1 Wireless Expansion Module is a clever product that eliminates the need to run wires between an A/V receiver and surround speakers in a home entertainment system. For many people, it's simply not possible, or a major pain in the neck, to...

May, 2009

Product Specifications

The JBL WEM-1 is a Wireless Expansion Module that allows the user to make any loudspeaker wireless. The kit contains a transmitter that wirelessly transmits a signal up to 70 feet. The WEM-1 includes a receiver/amplifier that receives the wireless signal and drives any pair of loudspeakers with its internal 50 watt amplifier. The transmitter connects to the source using either line or speaker level inputs. The receiver/amplfiier also offers equalization settings for several speakers. A local input allows the user to hook up a portable device or gaming system to the amplifiier.


Frequency range:20 - 20000
RMS rated power:50
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):4.57 x 6.22 x 1.14
Frequency band:2.4
Power Requirements:100-240VAC, 50Hz/60Hz

Technical Details

Color of product:Black

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:600, 900