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Jensen introduces Chromecast enabled smart speaker

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April 26, 2017

Although Jensen has been in the audio industry for over 100 years, they are not a household name when it comes to high end consumer audio. Normally known for their budget audio offerings, Jensen has brought to market a new addition to their home audio line with the JSB-1000.

The JSB-1000 is a bluetooth, Chromecast enabled stereo smart speaker, showcasing that Jensen has the ability to create a product for the modern audio consumer. This speaker is a first for the company allowing devices to wirelessly connect via bluetooth as well as using Spotify’s Connect service, and being able to control the unit directly from your phone using Chromecast. The device also has the ability to do multi-room audio, which would allow you to play audio in a number of different rooms simultaneously provided you can afford all the speakers necessary.

The speakers output of two drivers at 15 Watts (RMS) for a total of 30 Watts and It has an aux line-in in case you like wires. The suggested retail of the speaker is $169.99, but is very easy to find online for less than $130.