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JBL ON TOUR White

alaTest has collected and analyzed 910 reviews of JBL ON TOUR White. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good reviews.

size, usability, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the JBL ON TOUR White is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JBL ON TOUR White

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of JBL ON TOUR White from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the price and usability are generally positive. The size and design are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability.

design, size, usability, price

reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL On Tour Pocket-Sized Speaker System (Battery or AC power mini-jack connectivity)JBL On Tour Pocket-Sized Speaker System (Battery or AC power mini-jack connectivity)

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JBL ON TOUR White

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 387 user reviews of JBL ON TOUR White from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The price and size also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

size, price, usability, design

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JBL OnTour Portable Music BoxJBL OnTour Portable Music Box

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Kobrin (pcmag.com)

JBL On Tour Plus

 

JBL's latest portable speaker is designed to trick out Sony PSPs.

Attractive and practical design. Good sound and output power for the size. Rugged protective case. Sony PSP attachment enhances gaming and movie watching.

Bass is a little thin. Speakers distort easily at loud volumes.

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Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Don Labriola (pcmag.com)

Harman Multimedia JBL On Tour

 

Portable speakers are all too often plagued by tinny sound, anemic volume levels, and unrealistically high prices. Harman Multimedia's JBL On Tour system suffers to a degree from all these problemsbut not profoundly enough to dampen our enthusiasm for...

Pleasant sound. Great looks. Good ergonomics.

Limited volume levels. Limited bass response.

Harman Multimedia has done a good job of creating a small, light, and great-looking portable speaker system for portable music players and notebook computers. The JBL On Tour doesn't get very loud and lacks bass, but it produces surprisingly listenable...

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : Ben Patterson (cnet.com)

JBL On Tour review

 

JBL On Tour Portable Music Box Discriminating listeners who don't need seamless integration with their favorite player will appreciate JBL's $100 On Tour Portable Music Box. The curved, rectangular On Tour (6.8 by 3.8 by 1.5 inches and 12 ounces)...

Innovative, compact design; high-quality sound.

Limited controls and extras.

JBL's On Tour is a good choice if you want great-sounding music to share on the road.

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

JBL Micro II Review

 

The Micro II from JBL is the ultimate portable speaker, offering surprisingly good audio. It disproves the claim that "good sound comes in big speakers." No, we are not talking about the so-called sound enthusiasts and what they like. We are talking...

Unbelievably compact form factor, Built-in battery, Fairly well built, Integrated cable stows away neatly

Bass addicts should stay away, Loses the plot after 80% device volume

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Gerry Block (gear.ign.com)

JBL On Tour Review

 

A roadie's heart in a groupie's body? Strong and sexy all at once? Find out!

Overall, we were quite attracted to JBL's On Tour. The finish is certainly pretty, the form factor is sexy, and the included cloth pouch, mini-jack male-male wire, and AC adapter make the On Tour a real contender among mobile listening stations. Sonic...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : P.A.M. Borys (macnn.com)

Review: JBL On Tour Portable Speaker System

 

Well priced portable music system for iPod

Stylish and runs on batteries or AC power. Easy to transport in supplied cloth bag. Sliding top protects speakers and minimizes storage space

Lacks good bass. Small size places limits on achievable sound quality

iPod and accessories are the gifts of choice this holiday season. While the sound quality of the iPod with headphones is superb, not everyone likes earbuds, and some even want to share their listening experience. Sharing the sound means adding a spea

Dec, 2005

Expert review by : Jeremy Horwitz (ilounge.com)

Reviews: JBL On Tour iBT Wireless Speaker

 

On Tour iBT and Zephyr 550 have a number of features in common. They both use Bluetooth to make nearly instantaneous connections with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, streaming stereo audio from speakers mounted behind perforated grilles. Each has a...

All in all, while there are reasons that each of these units might appeal to a given user, the BTS200 still strikes us as offering the best balance of features and performance for its lower asking price. JBL’s $200 MSRP for On Tour iBT appears not to...

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (techadvisor.co.uk)

JBL On Tour Micro review

 

There's no iPod dock or Bluetooth wireless, but the On Tour Micro includes a built-in audio cable that you can plug straight into any mobile phone or audio player. There's also a separate AUX input socket for devices that have their own cables.

It’s never going to be your main speaker – or even your main travel speaker – but the On Tour Micro is a handy option for occasional use if you need to break the silence or let your friends hear your latest batch of tunes.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Ben Patterson (cnet.co.uk)

JBL On Tour review

 

JBL On Tour Portable Music Box Discriminating listeners who don't need seamless integration with their favorite player will appreciate JBL's $100 On Tour Portable Music Box. The curved, rectangular On Tour (6.8 by 3.8 by 1.5 inches and 12 ounces)...

Innovative, compact design; high-quality sound.

Limited controls and extras.

JBL's On Tour is a good choice if you want great-sounding music to share on the road.

Oct, 2004

Consumer review (shopping.com)

This is a keeper!

 

I bought this little unit slightly used off of ebay for something like $50 about a year and a half ago and I'm surprised with how it has grown on me. I use it mainly for traveling, as a second speaker for out on our veranda and also at work so that I...

Design, construction, sound (especially when EQ'd)

None, considering the price & size

Aug, 2007

Product Specifications

The stereo mini jack connection allows you to enjoy high quality audio from a variety of devices such as iPod, iPod mini, MP3 and CD players, desktop computers (all platforms), laptops and most portable devices. Touch Volume Control - Just a touch increases or decrease the volume. A touch on both pads mutes or un-mutes the system. JBL On Tour also remembers your last volume setting even after the system shuts down. Integrated protective Cover and Stand. The sliding cover protects your sound system and serves as a stand when open. The surface gripping rubber feet provide a stable platform on most surfaces. A universal AC adapter allows for easy worldwide use. An audio input cable is also included. The JBL On Tour combines many proprietary technologies to provide the highest quality sound and playing time. The JBL On Tour will provide astonishing bass and clear accurate sound from a pocket-sized system. The Class D digital amplifiers provide clean, powerful sound while extending battery life. The two aluminum-domed transducers are driven by powerful Neodymium magnets. This design provides a full rich frequency response from the lowest bass to the highest highs. COE (Computer Optimized Equalization) - The JBL On Tour system equalization was computer optimized to provide a rich, complete sound stage. The JBL On Tour system has an automatic battery saving shutoff. The AEMS (Advanced Energy Management System) will automatically put the system into sleep mode when the cover is closed or when there is no audio input. The JBL On Tour awakens with just a touch and resumes at the same volume level when the cover is opened or the input resumes. The JBL On Tour is designed to use most types of AAA batteries. Four fresh AAA batteries provide over 24 hours of continuous play at normal to high listening levels. An amber LED flashes when the battery protection circuit senses the batteries are low. JBL encourages the use of rechargeable types of batteries (i.e. NiMH and Lithium). These batteries reduce waste and help the environment.

Audio

Frequency range:100 - 20000 / 150 - 20000
Impedance:10000
RMS rated power:2.2 / 3 / 6
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):70 / 80

Design

Backlight: No
Built-in display: No
Color of product:Black / Black, Orange / Black, White / Grey, White / Orange, White / Red / White
Design:Bag
Housing material:Plastic
LED Indicators:Power / Yes
Product type:Mono
Volume Control:Digital / Rotary

Energy Management

Battery life (max):24 / 5 / 6
Battery recharge time:3.5
Battery Technology:Alkaline / Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA / AAA / Built-In
Battery voltage:3
External power adapter: Yes
Number of batteries supported:1 / 4
Power source type:Battery / Battery, USB
USB charging: Yes

Loudspeakers

Amplifier:Built-In
Audio output channels:1.0 / 2.0 / 2.1
Driver diameter:1.57
Driver size:1.5 / 1.57
Magnet type:Neodymium
Number of drivers:1 / 4
Number of Speakers:1
Recommended usage:Universal
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):70 / 80
Speaker placement:Tabletop/bookshelf
Speaker type:1-Way
Subwoofer driver diameter:1.5
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):1.5 / 1.57
Tweeter: No

Other Features

Audio Input:3.5mm
Audio output channels:2.0 / 2.1
Compatibility:iPod\nMP3\nPC\nCD
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.57 x 1.57 x 1.54 / 3.15 x 3.15 x 1.48 / 6.89 x 3.46 x 1.38
Driver details:Odyssey
Power Requirements:100 – 230 Vac, 50 – 60 Hz / 100–230 VAC, 50–60 Hz
Rechargeable battery: Yes
Type:Portable speakers

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Microphone included: No
Quick installation guide: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Travel pouch: Yes

Performance

Amplifier:Built-In
Card reader integrated: No
Compatibility:Apple iPod\nApple iPhone / iPod, iPhone.
Compatible products:Apple iPod\nApple iPhone / iPod, iPhone.
Equalizer: No
FM radio: No
On/Off switch: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Recommended usage:Mobile phone/Smartphone / Universal
Remote controlled: No
Remotely operated:N
Volume Control:Digital

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
AUX in:No / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wireless
Connector(s):3.5 mm
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:N / Y
Interface:3.5 mm / USB/3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Speaker interface type:3.5 mm
Wireless technologies:Wired / Wireless
Wireless Technology:Bluetooth

Power

Battery life (max):24 / 5 / 6
Battery recharge time:3.5
Battery Technology:Alkaline / Lithium / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery Type:AA / AAA / Built-In
Battery voltage:3
External power adapter:Y
Number of batteries supported:1 / 4
Power source type:Battery / Battery, USB
USB charging:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.57 / 3.15 / 3.27 / 5.91
Height:1.48 / 1.54 / 2.56
Weight:12.3 / 21.2 / 4.48
Width:1.57 / 3.15 / 5.91