Home/studio-style Bluetooth wireless closed over-ear headphones that come with a detachable audio cable with built-in mic and answer/music player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad, and smartphone use, and a USB charging cable.
The JBL LIVE 500BT home/studio-style Bluetooth wireless headphones have a closed over-ear design. These headphones are intended for use with Bluetooth enabled audio devices including cell phones as well as cable connected audio devices, and have a wireless reception range of about 33 feet. The headphones have a built-in microphone and integrated volume, music player function, and call connect/disconnect Bluetooth controls. Additional features include two ambient sound monitoring modes, support for various digital voice assistant functions when used with Bluetooth capable devices that have those features, and earcups that fold and swivel for ease of carrying and storage. The LIVE 500BT comes with a detachable 47-inch long audio cable with built-in mic and answer/music player control button for cord connected iPhone/iPod/iPad and smartphone use (the cable's 4-contact mini-plug may not be compatible with other audio devices) and a USB charging cable. It is covered by a 12-month warranty. The free My JBL Headphone app download for Apple and Android mobile devices can be used the make various adjustments to the headphones.
Plug typeThe type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
4 contact Mini (1/8")
Integrated microphoneHas an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Call connect/disconnect control
Call connect/disconnect controlThis allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Integrated volume control
Integrated volume controlThis allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated function control
Integrated function controlThis allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Warranty: parts, labor
Warranty: parts, laborWarranty (parts/labor, mo.) indicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
Additional featuresAdditional features for this model.
2.4 GHz transmission frequency, Bluetooth wireless, around 33 ft. operating range. Operates up to 30 hrs. on built-in rechargeable Polymer Lithium-ion batteries with a charge time of 2 hrs. Has monitor function, headset power indicator, low battery indicator, and battery recharge indicator. Has cord connection option for use with standard audio devices. When cord connected can provide audio even when not turned on. Detachable audio cable. Earcups fold and swivel for ease of carrying and storage. Has power on/off and Bluetooth pairing alert tones. The ambient sound monitoring function has two modes - one significantly reduces the sound of any audio being played and provides monitoring of ambient sounds in the voice range, the other provides monitoring of all ambient sounds and doesn't reduce the sound of any audio being played. Has Multipoint feature - allows simultaneous connection of two Bluetooth devices (to switch between connected devices stop sound on device and start sound on the other). Supports Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa digital voice assistants when it is used with Bluetooth devices that have those capabilities that, if needed, have the appropriate apps installed. 15 minute partial charge will power earphones for up to 2 hrs. Bluetooth connected Apple mobile devices using iOS Version 5 and above will show the battery level. The free My JBL Headphone app download for Apple and Android mobile devices adds additional features when used in Bluetooth mode; it can be used to change the sound of the headphones, to show the battery level, to set up the digital voice assistants, and to change the ambient sound monitoring settings.
Included accessoriesIndicates what additional accessories are included.
Detachable 47-inch long audio cable with built-in mic and answer/music player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad, and smartphone use, USB charging cable. Free My JBL Headphone app for Apple and Android mobile devices.
Cord lengthCord lengths indicates the approximate length of the cord from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
WeightReflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.