STAMFORD, CT – January 4, 2022– JBL expands its portable speaker portfolio for cyclists to include the JBL Wind 3 and Wind 3S, two waterproof speaker options designed specifically for 2-wheelers.
Engineered with JBL’s Signature Sound, JBL Wind 3 and Wind 3S models can easily be installed on a scooter, bicycle and other two-wheeler handlebars for added entertainment while riding. Both devices offer playback of their favorite audio tracks via Bluetooth or microSD card. The JBL Wind 3 is also outfitted with a FM radio and LED display panel, allowing music lovers to enjoy their favorite station when out for a ride.
Riders can enjoy up to 5 hours of playback time while enjoying sounds on or off the road. Both rugged speakers are also designed with a IP67 waterproof and dustproof rating to withstand the weather elements, so rain, dust or wind won’t impact the listening experience.
“Many riders love to listen to music on the go and still be aware of their surroundings, so we’re excited to provide a high-quality sound option for 2-wheelers,” said Jeffrey Fay, VP and GM of Aftermarket & OEM Special Markets at HARMAN. “With its easy click-n-go installation, powerful sound and hands-free calling conveniences, the JBL Wind 3 series is a must-have for cyclists.”
JBL Wind 3 and 3S Features:
- Handlebar Mount
- Two different EQ modes
- Multiple playback sources: Bluetooth, Micro SD, AUX in. FM Radio option with LED display for Wind 3 model only
- Wireless Bluetooth Streaming
- Hands-free calling option for crystal clear calls
- 5 Hours of Playtime
- IP67 Waterproof and Dustproof
Pricing and Availability:
The JBL Wind 3 retails for $79.95 while the Wind 3S is $69.95 and available for purchase on JBL.com starting in June 2022.
The JBL Wind 3 received an “Innovation Honoree” accolade for the prestigious CES® 2022 Innovation Awards. The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 27 product categories.
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JBL creates the amazing sound that shapes life’s most epic moments. From iconic events like Woodstock and concerts at Madison Square Garden, to games at Yankee Stadium and weekend road trips, JBL elevates listeners’ experiences with award-winning audio that lets them make the most of every moment. With 75 years of unmatched professional credentials and industry leading innovation, JBL has expertly blended a bold vision of the future with the passion and talent of engineers and designers around the globe. JBL’s Signature Professional Sound is the leading technology that powers major pop culture events, and the brand has partnered with the world’s top talent across music, sports and esports.
HARMAN International (harman.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co, LTD., designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.
For more information:
HARMAN Americas Consumer Lifestyle
Denise Daly, Director of Communications & PR