HARMAN International Industries Inc., parent company of JBL, has just announced the availability of the first two new JBL speaker docks that include the new Apple Lightning connector plug for Apple iPhone 5, iPad Mini, new iPod / iPad models. These two new products from JBL are the OnBeat Micro and OnBeat Venue LT.
The super-portable JBL OnBeat Micro is battery powered allowing portability and go-anywhere sound. The JBL OnBeat Venue LT is tabletop speaker dock with dual full-range drivers and Slipstream port technology for powerful bass and a remarkably wide soundstage. Ideal for the iPad Mini and iPad with Retina display, the JBL OnBeat Venue LT includes HARMAN’s exclusive TrueStream for accurate sound via Bluetooth connection. Both JBL speakers charge the new Apple Lightning products when docked.
The JBL OnBeat Micro is an ultra-portable, acoustically sophisticated speaker that fits easily into a backpack, purse or briefcase. The JBL OnBeat Micro provides up to 5 hours of playback when used with batteries and charges the iPhone 5, the iPod touch 5th generation and the new iPod nano when used with the included AC adapter. The portable speaker also includes a built-in USB connector to power and play other portable devices. The JBL OnBeat Micro includes a free, downloadable JBL music app to create customized playlists, adjust volume and browse album artwork.
The JBL OnBeat Venue LT features a hidden Lightning dock connector behind the JBL logo at the speaker’s base. Ideal for the iPad Mini and revised iPad with Retina display, HARMAN’s exclusive TrueStream Bluetooth wireless streaming technology allows the JBL OnBeat Venue LT to connect with up to eight devices, providing additional device flexibility. The JBL OnBeat Venue LT includes the free, downloadable MusicFlow app, which allows users to create customized playlists, edit mixes, adjust volume and EQ settings, and browse album artwork.
The JBL OnBeat Micro has a suggested retail price of $99 U.S., and the JBL OnBeat Venue LT has a suggested retail price of $199 U.S. For additional information, visit www.JBL.com.