JBL Bar 5.1 vs Dayton Audio BS36

JBL Bar 5.1

JBL Bar 5.1 review

May 13, 2019

JBL company offers many models of soundbars for creating compact home theaters. The latest model BAR 5.1 is the most powerful of them. This soundbar combines all the main advantages of low-end models...

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Dayton Audio BS36

Dayton Audio BS36 review

Apr 23, 2019

As expected from the product, BS36 offers a convincing combination of high build quality and an excellent Dayton Audio BS36 specs. Enjoy the light and airy treble from Dayton Audio BS36. The sound is...

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Common

Product

JBL Bar 5.1
Dayton Audio BS36

Model

Bar 5.1
BS36

Brand

JBL
Dayton Audio

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

117
42

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, input
has not

Audio features

Amplification type

active
passive

Built-in channels

5.1
3.0

Supported channel quantity

5.1
3.0

Separate speaker (in package)

2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

1

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Chromecast, Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

HDMI input/output

3/0

HDMI ARC

1

Optical digital input/output

1

USB

1

Coaxial digital input/output

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
3/0

Headphone output

Subwoofer output

1
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

DTS:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (H x W x D), cm/in

5.8 x 114.8 x 9.3/2.3 x 45 x 3.7 (5.8 x 131.3 x 9.3/2.3 x 51.7 x 3.7 with detachable speakers)
10.1 x 93.1 x 10.1/4.2 x 37 x 4.8

Weight, kg/pounds

3.9/8.6 (4.5/9.9 with detachable speakers)
5.9/13.4

Soundbars HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 12.7
  • 2.6
  • 12.7JBL Bar 5.1
  • 2.6Dayton Audio BS36

JBL Bar 5.1 is better soundbar in this comparison. Check JBL Bar 5.1 price