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JBL ON AIR Control 2.4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 482 reviews of JBL ON AIR Control 2.4. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The price and size also get good opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the JBL ON AIR Control 2.4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JBL ON AIR Control 2.4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of JBL ON AIR Control 2.4 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design. The size also gets good comments. Opinions are divided on the price, while some have doubts about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JBL ON AIR Control 2.4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of JBL ON AIR Control 2.4 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design. The price also gets good comments. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability and size.

usability, price, design

size, reliability

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com)

JBL On Air Control 2.4G wireless speaker system review

 

The picture on the box that contains the JBL On Air Control 2.4G displays two speakers, a small transmitter, and a little remote, but omits the tangle of wires required to get any sound out of the system. It is, after all, a wireless speaker system--so...

A first--a wireless speaker that sounds as good as a wired speaker; works with any product that offers line-level outputs or headphone jacks; solid build quality; versatile mounting options (including the enclosed brackets); line-in port for...

This "wireless" speaker system includes quite a few wires; usefulness as surround channels is limited to receivers with preamplifier outputs; remote control delivered quirky performance.

JBL's On Air Control 2.4G requires an annoying amount of wires and has limited compatibility with surround receivers, but its impressive sound quality surpasses that of previous wireless solutions.

Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Andrew Gash (audioholics.com)

JBL Control 2.4G Wireless Speakers Video Review

 

JBL has long been associated with both pro audio as well as solid home theater systems. Now, they are breaking into new ground with their Control 2.4G Wireless Surround Speakers that guarantee anyone can enjoy surround sound - even without wires... or...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Andrew Gash (audioholics.com)

JBL Control 2.4G Wireless Speakers Review

 

JBL is breaking into new ground with the JBL Control 2.4G Wireless Surround Speakers that guarantee anyone can enjoy surround sound - even without wires... or at least without speaker wires.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

JBL On Air Control 2.4G Wireless Speaker System

 

The JBL On Air Control 2.4TG eliminates the need to run wires between the signal source and the speakers and has a transmission range of up to 70 feet. This model "are a sonic cut above other wireless models" and "sound as good as comparable wired...

The JBL On Air Control 2.4G sounds as good as comparable wired speakers in its price and size range ; The system eliminates the need to run speaker wires between the signal source and the speakers, providing more installation options than conventional...

You still have to connect some wires, including from one speaker to another - the speakers aren't battery-powered or standalone ; Since it's a device that sends and receives RF (radio frequency) signals, it's possible that interference could occur in...

The JBL On Air Control 2.4G wireless speaker system features a pair of speakers that are a sonic cut above other wireless models, disproving the common belief that wireless speakers equal lower-quality sound. In fact, the speakers sound as good as...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

A highly versatile set of speakers, the Control 2.4G's wireless nature and balanced sound range make them a great choice for almost any task.

Clear and balanced audio range, versatile design

Limited control options, poor performance in the very lowest bass frequencies

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

JBL Control 2.4G review

 

These active speakers from JBL have a wireless twist, and can be connected to any MP3 player, laptop or hi-fi system

Simple to use ; wireless sound ; stereo inputs ; supplied cables ; good sound

Lack a little dynamic excitement ; range could be better

Easy to use and good sound – a fine addition to a niche market

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.com.au)

JBL On Air Control 2.4G wireless speaker system review: JBL On Air Control 2.4G wireless speaker system

 

A first--a wireless speaker that sounds as good as a wired speaker; works with any product that offers line-level outputs or headphone jacks; solid build quality; versatile mounting options (including the enclosed brackets); line-in port for...

This "wireless" speaker system includes quite a few wires; usefulness as surround channels is limited to receivers with preamplifier outputs; remote control delivered quirky performance.

JBL's On Air Control 2.4G requires an annoying amount of wires and has limited compatibility with surround receivers, but its impressive sound quality surpasses that of previous wireless solutions.

Mar, 2007

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (cnet.co.uk)

JBL On Air Control 2.4G wireless speaker system review

 

The picture on the box that contains the JBL On Air Control 2.4G displays two speakers, a small transmitter, and a little remote, but omits the tangle of wires required to get any sound out of the system. It is, after all, a wireless speaker system--so...

A first--a wireless speaker that sounds as good as a wired speaker; works with any product that offers line-level outputs or headphone jacks; solid build quality; versatile mounting options (including the enclosed brackets); line-in port for...

This "wireless" speaker system includes quite a few wires; usefulness as surround channels is limited to receivers with preamplifier outputs; remote control delivered quirky performance.

JBL's On Air Control 2.4G requires an annoying amount of wires and has limited compatibility with surround receivers, but its impressive sound quality surpasses that of previous wireless solutions.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (rakuten.com)

Wireless can be done with only minimal cost.

 

These speakers are on the top of the 'not bad' scale. Considering the convience of the wireless system the downsides may easily be overlooked. Sound quality: Very Good. Wireless signal: Fair. If you have thick walls in your house - or want to use them...

May, 2012

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Combination of JBL speakers wireless On Air Control 2.4G

 

This combination of the use of 2.4GHz wireless transmission technology, parts and components, including a transmitter and receiver built-in speaker and power amplifier based on the interest rate used is the broadband wireless transmission technology,...

Sound neutral species are more efficient

Easy to burn high, fewer parts, and are subject to power do not

May, 2009

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