Classic sound. Wireless freedom.
With its walnut-veneered good looks and its supercharged sound, the JBL Authentic L16 takes the time-honored concept of a legacy stereo system and catapults it into the wireless age. The L16’s single enclosure boasts six 50W amplifiers driving six speakers that can fill any room with exceptional volume and unbeatable audio quality. Meanwhile, the JBL Authentic L16 features all-around connectivity, featuring both easy wireless connectivity via AirPlay, DNLA and Bluetooth, as well as analog, optical, and phono preamp integration. A free JBL MusicFlow app even lets you easily control the speaker with iOS or Android mobile devices – not to mention that you can also wirelessly charge compatible mobile devices on the speaker’s optional Qi charging pad. Time to connect with the new sound of legacy.
The incredible L16 was inspired by the legendary JBL Century L100 loudspeaker
Enjoy advanced connectivity including AirPlay and Bluetooth as well as an optional Qi charging pad
300 watts of JBL power and advanced acoustic design produce dynamic, full-range stereo JBL sound from a single, mid-size speaker.
High-performance JBL drivers paired with digital amplification, processing and a meticulous acoustic design deliver unmatchable sound from a mid-size speaker. The optimized low- and high-frequency transducers combine with advanced electronics and DSP to present full-range stereo sound with a wide stereo image – all from within a single enclosure. Wherever you play it, expect applause.
All-in-one connectivity with wireless streaming, analog, optical, and phono preamp devices.
The JBL Authentic L16 offers easy wireless audio playback from the latest and best in mobile devices. It offers AirPlay for iTunes and iOS devices, DNLA for Android devices and Windows PCs and Bluetooth connectivity – including instant Bluetooth pairing by way of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The speaker automatically switches streaming formats as needed, simplifying use with all your devices. Not only that, but the L16 connects with analog, optical, and phono preamp technology, making it an all-in-one champion for your household devices. Harman Signal Doctor technology replaces the details lost in today’s compressed music files, adding detail and energy to any low quality music stream.
Harman Clari-Fi gives you the best audio experience from any source.
A lot of today’s music is compressed, to enable for fast and efficient streaming, however, when compressed, you lose the detail in the music. Harman Signal Doctor improves compressed music streams by replacing lost information, making sure your Authentics speaker is always performing at its best.
USB ports and optional wireless charging pad lets you recharge your compatible devices.
The JBL Authentic L16 has two USB ports, one for charging phones, the other for charging tablets, and an optional wireless charging module that makes recharging your Qi compatible mobile device easy. No worrying about connectors; just place your device on the charging pad and let L16 do the rest. The wireless charging option is another way the JBL Authentic L16 keeps your living space – and lifestyle – clutter-free..
Experience authentic JBL sound quality from a single, full-range stereo speaker
What's in the Box:
1 JBL Authentic L16 speaker system / 1 Removable speaker grille / 1 region-specific IEC power cord / Quick-start guide
Beautiful, iconic design with authentic materials and real wood finish
Wireless connectivity for AirPlay, DLNA and Bluetooth devices
Stunning, full-range sound with 40Hz to 35kHz frequency response
Easy setup and configuration via JBL MusicFlow mobile app
Optional Wireless Qi charging
2 x USB charging ports for phones and tablets
3.5mm audio input for use with wired devices
RCA phono input with pre-amplifier for connection with turntables
Digital optical input for connection to high resolution digital sources
Harman Clari-Fi DSP replaces the missing details in compressed music
6 x 50W RMS
<1% at full power
100-240 V~50/60 Hz
300 W maximum, <0.5 W eco-standby mode
35Hz – 35kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (analog inputs)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (phono MM input)
Signal to Noise Ratio (digital inputs)
108dB @ 1m
High Frequency Transducer
2 inch mid range
Low Frequency Transducer
5.25 inch woofer
Control and Connection Specifications
Wireless Audio Playback Technologies
AirPlay, DLNA, Bluetooth
1 x stereo 3.5 mm, 2 x USB (type A), 1 x Stereo RCA phono input, 1 x Digital optical input
Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range
Bluetooth Transmitter Power
Bluetooth Transmitter Modulation
GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
AirPlay Frequency Range
2412 MHz~2472 MHz (2.4GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe 13 Channels)