Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs JBL Bar 5.1

Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Bar 5.1 comparison chart

Overall
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
8
JBL Bar 5.1
7.2
4
5
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
JBL Bar 5.1

Nov 22, 2019

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Common

Product

Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
JBL Bar 5.1

Model

Shockwafe Elite 7.2
Bar 5.1

Brand

Nakamichi
JBL

Reviews

1993
3060

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, source, demo, volume down, volume up
power, volume down, volume up, input

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.2.4
5.1

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

800 (overall)
510 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
2

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, SoundCloud
Pandora, Tuneln, Deezer, Chromecast

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
3/0

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
1

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital, Dolby TruHD
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround, DTS HD
has not

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

114.3 x 7.6 x 7.6/45.5 x 3 x 3.5
114.8 x 5.8 x 9.3/45 x 2.3 x 3.7

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.2
3.9/8.6

Other

Release year

2018
2017
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
JBL Bar 5.1
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
JBL Bar 5.1

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  • 8
  • 7.2
  • 8Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
  • 7.2JBL Bar 5.1

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