JBL IRX108BT Powered 8 Inch Portable Speaker with Bluetooth User Guide

JBL IRX108BT Powered 8 Inch Portable Speaker with Bluetooth User Guide



  • Big Sound, Small BoxClass-leading output and frequency response in a compact design
  • Bluetooth 5 Audio StreamingEasy pairing and audio streaming from a Bluetooth device
  • Feedback Suppressiondbx® Automatic Feedback Suppression for trouble-free operation
  • EQ PresetsFour selectable EQ presets to easily tune the speaker for a range of applications
  • Music DuckingSoundcraft®-designed ducking automatically attenuates music when speech is detected

The JBL IRX108BT portable powered speaker delivers class-leading volume and clarity, total ease of use and an unrivaled feature set at our most affordable price point. Sound amazing with a custom, pro-grade PA engineered to outperform larger competing systems. Real-world EQ presets let you dial in optimal tone in an instant—no experience necessary—and built-in dbx feedback suppression lets you crank it up with confidence. Play music, soundtracks and backing tracks with Bluetooth audio streaming, and ensure your voice carries over background music with one-touch ducking. Two mic/line combo inputs and an XLR pass-thru output round out this lightweight, durable PA.

Performers, content producers, fitness instructors and presenters on the go can count on the versatile, full-featured IRX108BT to serve up stunning, pro-quality sound, every time.



CLASS-LEADING VOLUME AND CLARITYThe IRX108BT draws from seven decades of legendary JBL engineering to deliver the highest measured volume and the widest frequency response in its class, with SPL, wattage and performance ratings equivalent to larger competitive loudspeakers.

BLUETOOTH AND AUDIO I/OBluetooth 5 audio streaming lets you play backing tracks, video soundtracks or recorded music between sets—even link two speakers to create a true stereo image. Two XLR/TRS combo inputs and an XLR pass-thru output to connect additional speakers round out I/O options.

RUGGED AND ROAD-TESTEDLike every JBL speaker, the IRX108BT undergoes 100 hours of stress testing to ensure it’ll perform flawlessly in real-world conditions.

TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF GREAT SOUNDSound your best in seconds with real-world EQ presets modeled after a range of common performance scenarios. Built-in dbx feedback suppression protects speakers—and your ears—by automatically stopping feedback before it starts. One-touch, Soundcraft-designed ducking automatically lowers music volume when speech input is detected, ensuring every word is heard loud and clear.

POWERFUL GETS MORE PORTABLEThe IRX108BT is engineered to deliver big-system sound in a compact footprint. Its ultra-lightweight, durable polypropylene cabinet will have you loading in and out in minutes, and ergonomic handles make transport a breeze. In short, you’ll enjoy big, crystal-clear sound without the hassle of hauling a huge system.



  • IRX108BT
  • IEC Cable
  • Quick Start Guide



MUSICIANS/PERFORMERSMusicians and performers looking for a great-sounding, easy-to-use sound reinforcement speaker in a portable, affordable package.

PRESENTERS/INSTRUCTORSMobile presenters and fitness instructors looking for an easy-to-use, compact PA solution with Bluetooth audio and built-in music ducking.

HOSPITALITY/GOVERNMENT INSTALLATIONSHospitality/government installations requiring professional sound quality with ease of use and minimal setup time.



  • Four real-world EQ presets take the guesswork out of optimizing sound
  • dbx AFS stops feedback before it starts
  • Bluetooth integration allows stereo streaming of music, soundtracks and backing tracks
  • One-touch ducking automatically lowers music volume when speech input is detected
  • Wide frequency response: 54 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Lightweight design
  • Wattage: 1000W
  • 2 XLR/TRS combo input jacks and 1 XLR out offer a range of connectivity choices
  • Input accepts mic or line source to enhance versatility
  • Ergonomic handles make transport quick and easy
  • Durable honeycomb steel grille is road-tested for reliability
  • Built-in pole mount expands system set-up options



  • SYSTEM TYPE: Powered 8” two-way
  • CABINET: Polypropylene with full grille
  • SENSITIVITY (SPL): 124 dB peak
  • FREQUENCY RESPONSE (±3 dB): 54 Hz – 20 kHz
  • POWER RATING: 1000 watts peak
  • INPUT IMPEDANCE: 10k ohm balanced
  • COVERAGE PATTERN: 90º (horizontal) x 60º (vertical) nominal
  • BLUETOOTH: Audio streaming, Bluetooth version 5.0
  • DSP: 4 presets, feedback suppression, ducking
  • I/O: 2 XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs, 1 XLR pass-thru output
  • MOUNTING: 35 mm pole socket
  • NET WEIGHT: 17.4 lb (7.9 kg)
  • DIMENSIONS (D x W x H): 10.15 x 12.32 x 19.15 in (258 x 313 x 486 mm)



  • SHIPPING CARTON (L x W x H): 10.87 x 13.35 x 20.35 in (276 x 339 x 517 mm)
  • SHIPPING WEIGHT: 20.5 lb (9.3 kg)
  • UPC CODE: 691991033506

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