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JBL Onbeat Venue LT

JBL Onbeat Venue LT
alaScore 90

17 reviews

Mar, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of JBL Onbeat Venue LT. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the JBL Onbeat Venue LT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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JBL OnBeat Venue LT Review

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Jeremy Horwitz (

Reviews: JBL OnBeat Venue LT


Like OnBeat Venue, OnBeat Venue LT operates in two modes: docking and wireless. First, it can accommodate Lightning connector-equipped iPads, iPhones, and iPods using a front-mounted, spring-loaded dock with a small and similarly spring-loaded...

Overall, OnBeat Venue LT is basically just OnBeat Venue with a Lightning connector, a slightly different color scheme, and a few trivial omissions; it’s still a good rather than a great speaker system. Thanks to the Bluetooth hiccups, it’s best-suited...

Expert review by : Karen Haslam (

JBL OnBeat Venue LT review


The dock is compatible with the iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPhone 5, iPod touch (5th generation) and iPod nano (7th generation), basically any iOS device with a Lightning connector.

We liked the JBL OnBeat Venue LT but preferred the sound when our iPhone was docked to the sound via Bluetooth. However, the MusicFlow app combines with Bluetooth to give you remote controlled access to all your music from the other side of the room,...

Apr, 2013

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JBL OnBeat Venue LT


It may be the first of its kind, but it's already set the bar. The Venue LT is a versatile, talented, and enthusiastic speaker dock

Strong sonic performance with good detail ; Fun and energetic ; Powerful and dynamic ; Good compact build ; Bluetooth ; Easy to use

No remote

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JBL OnBeat Venue LT


Looks great, sounds great and so easy to use.


Sep, 2013

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JBL OnBeat Venue LT


really easy bluetooth connection simplest ever stereo system I have used

probably difficult to keep clean

Mar, 2013

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JBL OnBeat Venue LT


Sounds terrific, goes very loud without messing up.

Definitely not portable (but is not intended to be so IMO), fiddly dock connector (we need Lightning Dock Extenders which are not out yet for iPhone 5 in a case), and fairly bulky.

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:1.0
Frequency range:20 - 20000 / 60 - 20000
RMS rated power:30
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80


Color of product:Black / White
On/Off switch: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in charger: Yes
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):24
Power source type:AC / AC, Battery

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Quick start guide: Yes


Apple docking compatibility:iPad 4, iPad mini, iPhone 5, iPod Nano 7, iPod Touch 5 / iPad 4, iPad mini, iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5
Compatibility:iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPod Touch 5th Gen, iPad 4th Gen, iPad Air, iPad Mini (1st & 2nd Gen)
Equalizer: No

Ports & interfaces

Apple Lightning docking connector:Y
AUX in: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Lightning connector:Y


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in charger:Y
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):24
Power source type:AC / AC, Battery


FM radio: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:16.3 / 5.43
Height:5.12 / 5.16
Width:16.3 / 5.43