JBL OnBeat Mini (Black)

Portable iPod, iPhone, and iPad / iPad mini Lightning Speaker Dock

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The JBL OnBeat Mini

If you’ve got an iPad mini, you’ve got to get the JBL OnBeat™ Mini. This JBL® speaker dock lets you enjoy the music on your iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPhone 5, iPod touch (5th generation) or iPod nano (7th generation) without adapters – and it has a USB port for compatibility with other devices. It can bring the noise from ceiling to floor for up to 8 hours using its internal battery and even charges your docked device when it’s using AC power. Compact and portable, the JBL OnBeat Mini is good to go whenever the rhythm hits you.

What's In The Box?
  • JBL OnBeat Mini Speaker Dock
  • Standard Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Owners Manual
  • Authorized Warranty

General Features:

  • Portable iPod Docking Station
  • Enjoy up to eight hours of play time from the built in Lithium polymer rechargeable battery
  • Rechargeable via Lightning dock with included AC power supply
  • Designed Specifically for use with new Apple products like iPad mini, iPad 4th Generation (fourth), iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPod Touch 5th Generation (fifth), and iPod nano 7th Generation (seventh)
  • Power requirements: 13V DC
  • Auto standby feature:
    • Station will enter standby mode after it detects no audio signal for 5 minutes on battery life (after 10 minutes when on AC power)
  • USB Input Plays and Charges non-Lightning devices like iPhone 4S, Previous 30-Pin Apple products, and other Smartphone devices
  • Connects to most portable devises with a stereo 3.5mm audio input
  • Includes two full-range JBL transducers
  • Primary Color Tone: Black
  • JBL Model Number: OnBeat Mini
  • Manufacturer Part Number: JBLONBEATPRCBLKAM
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Product Specifications:

  • Speaker Configuration: Stereo 2.0
  • Amplifier Power:
    • AC Power: 7 Watts x 2
    • Battery power: 3.5 Watts x 2
  • Frequency Response: 70 Hz - 20,000 Hz
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 84dB
  • Input Impedance (Aux): 3K Ohms
  • Power:
    • Supply: AC or Battery
    • Power Requirements: 5.9V DC, 3.33A
    • Power Consumption: 20 Watts Max, 0.5 Watts Standby
    • Battery Type: Rechargeable, Built-In
    • Battery Playback: Up To 8 Hours
  • Product Dimensions: 3 1/2"H x 12"W x 6 3/16"D
  • Product Weight: 1.78 Pounds

Also found as: On Beat Mini

Product Features

iPod Dockable
This designates if an iPod can be docked the particular device. This feature applies it to home DVD/Blu-ay players, iPod accessories, alarm clocks, and more. When an iPod is docked, it will charge the iPod. Some devices will support the playback of video off of a docked compatible iPod. Some players include a dock or have one built-in, while others require you to purchase it separately.
Yes (Dock Built-In)
Charges the iPod
This means that the device provides a charge to the iPod or iPhone.
Mounts the iPod
This means that the device will mount the iPod or iPhone and hold it secure. This is a common feature for some iPod car devices that will mount the iPod on the dash of the car.

Compatible iPods

Compatible Apple Devices
This list refers to the Apple devices that the product is compatible with.

Some Car stereos are compatible with iPods and/or iPhones. If the headunit can connect to an iPod or iPhone via USB or iPod connection cable, these listed iPods are compatible. This list does not apply if the iPod is being connected through the 3.5mm mini-jack plug. Newer iPods are usually compatible if the appropriate adapters are purchased and used.

Any iPods/iPhones released after the release date of this product have not been checked by the manufacturer and/or Sonic Electronix for compatibility. We therefore cannot guarantee their compatibilities or incompatibilities, including, but not limited to: playback, video, charging, and response time.

iPod Shuffle 3rd Generation
iPod Shuffle 4th Generation
4G iPod (20 & 40GB)
4G iPod Color & Photo (20, 30, 40, & 60GB)
5G iPod Video (30, 60, & 80GB)
iPod Classic (120GB)
iPod Classic (80 &160GB)
iPod Mini (4 & 6GB)
iPod Nano 1st Generation (1, 2, & 4GB)
iPod Nano 2nd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 3rd Generation (4 & 8GB)
iPod Nano 4th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Nano 5th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Nano 6th Generation (8 & 16GB)
iPod Nano 7th Generation (16GB)
iPod Touch 1st Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (8, 16 & 32GB)
iPod Touch 2nd Generation (Additional Adapter Required For Charging)
iPod Touch 3nd Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPod Touch 4th Generation (8, 32 & 64GB)
iPod Touch 5th Generation (16, 32 & 64GB)
iPhone 3G
iPhone 3GS
3G iPod (10, 15, 20, 30 & 40GB)
iPhone 4
iPhone 4S
iPhone 5
iPhone 5C
iPhone 5S
iPad 2
iPad 3
iPad 4th Generation
iPad Mini
iPad Mini with Retina display

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
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Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: JBL OnBeat Mini (Black)

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JBL OnBeat Mini (Black)

Portable iPod, iPhone, and iPad / iPad mini Lightning Speaker Dock


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