For pure bass, nothing beats JBL® bass.
Premium over-ear headphones with massive drivers, DJ-pivot ear cups for single-ear listening and detachable, tangle-resistant cable.
• Party like an audiophile thanks to custom-engineered 2-inch (50-millimeter) drivers that produce high resolution, amazing clarity and deep, accurate JBL® Pure Bass
• Check the scene with the DJ-pivot ear cups that flip up when you need to be aware of external sounds
• Show some class with a sleek, contemporary design that incorporates stainless-steel accents and soft leather ear pads
Deep, accurate bass that costlier products can’t match.
How does a company known for engineering some of the finest loudspeakers in the world bring that signature sound to premium over-ear headphones? By engineering some of the finest drivers in the world. The J88’s JBL drivers generate clarity and extended bass that competitive products simply can’t compete with. Pure, accurate bass means you hear the truth from your favorite music and artists. Our unique, DJ pivot mechanism lets you rotate either ear-cup up to 180 degrees, so one ear can hear outside sound. Bold styling sets J88 headphones apart, and the uncompromising sound is pure JBL.
J88 at a glance:
- Bold JBL design and premium finishing
- Premium, high-performance JBL drivers
- Rotating, 180-degree DJ pivot mechanism
- Soft leather ear cushions
- Closed-back design
- Single-side, detachable cable
- Cable-locking mechanism
- Rugged strain relief
- Gold-plated jack with extension ring
- Padded carry pouch
J88 ear-cups rotate up to 180 degrees while you’re wearing them so you can keep one ear on your audio and one ear on external sounds or conversations
Bold JBL design and premium finishing
From the brushed stainless steel headband and ear-cup accents to the matte black or white housings, from the embossed, metallic JBL logos to the cable that matches the ear pads, these headphones are designed to be as pleasing to the eyes as they are to the ears.
Premium, high-performance JBL drivers
JBL drivers deliver precise, powerful sound for an exceptional listening experience. Bass is pure, deep and accurately produced – the calling card of legendary JBL sound. As a result, J88 headphones outperform competitive products costing much more.
Rotating, 180-degree DJ pivot mechanism
Sometimes you need to be aware of more than just your music. J88 ear-cups rotate up to 180 degrees while you’re wearing them so you can keep one ear on your audio and one ear on external sounds or conversations. The ear-cups rotate under the headband for easy storage and transport.
The tangle-resistant, flat elastomer cable connects to just one ear-cup, which further minimizes tangling
Soft leather ear cushions
Our ear cushions feature a soft leather that provides longwearing comfort. It also helps maintain an acoustic seal on the ear, which improves the headphones’ passive noise reduction. And that means a purer listening experience.
J88 headphones feature a closed-back design that blocks ambient noise and minimizes leaking. So outside noise stays outside, and your listening experience stays yours and yours alone.
Single-side, detachable cable
Tangled cables are a constant source of frustration. But not with the J88s. The tangle-resistant, flat elastomer cable connects to just one ear-cup, which further minimizes tangling. The cable detaches from the ear-cup for added flexibility.
A unique, twist-lock mechanism keeps the detachable cable secure when it’s connected. When you plug the cable into the ear-cup, a simple twist locks it in place.
Rugged strain relief
A strong, secure connection between the housing and cable is critical for both durability and sound quality. Our rugged strain relief connector dampens vibration for enhanced acoustic performance.
Gold-plated jack with extension ring
The gold-plated jack incorporates an extension ring that works with most custom smartphone covers and cases. So you don’t have to slip off your protective case to connect the headphones.
Padded carry pouch
JBL sound is always worth protecting. An included padded carry pouch keeps the headphones safe from bumps and bruises when you’re not wearing them.
|Type ||Over-ear style |
| Premium driver ||1-31/32-inch (50 mm) |
|Frequency response ||8Hz – 24kHz |
|Impedance ||32O |
| Flat-elastomer cable ||4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), single-side, detachable |
| Plug ||1/8" (3.5mm) gold plated|
What's in the box
- 1 set of JBL J88 over-ear headphones
- 1 4' 3-3/16" (1.3M), single-side, detachable, flat elastomer cable
- 1 padded carry pouch
- Owner’s manual
- Warranty card
Hear the truth.
Even if you’ve never owned a JBL® product, you’ve almost certainly heard the JBL sound. It rings out loud and clear from the massive JBL loudspeaker arrays that hang in stadiums, sports arenas and concert venues everywhere. It literally surrounds you in more than 50 percent of all movie theaters worldwide, including many with THX® certification (a standard of realism that JBL engineering helped pioneer in 1983). Chances are, many of your favorite songs and movie soundtracks were mixed and mastered on JBL studio monitors – they’ve been the choice of audio professionals for more than 60 years. But you don’t have to venture far from home to experience the legendary power, clarity and technical accuracy of the JBL sound. It’s available in exceptional home entertainment systems that incorporate many of the same advanced technologies, materials and manufacturing techniques that we originally developed for professional systems. It’s even available in lightweight, portable packages that you and your friends can enjoy anywhere.