Buy Authentic – Buy safe


For over 70 years, JBL® has delivered products that exemplify the technology and expertise gained through a leadership position in professional sound reproduction. The JBL name has come to be synonymous with the precise, naturally articulated sound found in many of the world’s most prestigious locations, such as clubs, movie theatres, and recording studios, as well as live-music reinforcement settings ranging from concert halls to outdoor stadiums.

Due to increasing popularity, many great brands are vulnerable to counterfeiting. These individuals and organizations take advantage of both the consumer and the brand they attempt to counterfeit with total disregard for the customer experience.

Counterfeit products are not authentic and thus do not meet high quality and safety standards established by JBL. These products are subpar and typically fail shortly after the first use due to poor components, exposing consumers to potential safety hazards even when not in use.


Products purchased from unauthorized online or offline merchants are likely to be counterfeit. Shop with confidence at one of JBL’s authorized dealers to ensure you are purchasing a genuine JBL product.

If you have any questions, call or contact our customer service team.


Like many other premium goods, HARMAN’s products are being counterfeited and sold, usually at drastically reduced prices and of lower quality. Genuine JBL products are made of high-quality materials and are designed to provide a one-of-kind listening experience.

By spotting differences in the cosmetic details on the product, packaging, and observing the differences in sound quality, you can avoid a counterfeit JBL product. Scroll down to get some helpful tips to to identify a potential counterfeit JBL product before you purchase.


Tip #1 [PRICE]

Tip #2 [REVIEWS]

Tip #3 [SOUND]


Tip #5 [DEFECTS]


Helpful tips to avoid a counterfeit JBL speaker

Packaging 1

JBL packaging are made of better quality material such as harder cardboard.

The print contrast and quality of the print on the authentic package box is sharper than the counterfeit.

Packaging 2

The textured printing on the authentic packaging is sharper and of greater detail. You will find serial numbers, barcode stickers, brand fine print, and compliance icons always visible on the authentic packaging as compared with counterfeit packaging.

Packaging 3

The authentic box is a good quality hard cardboard flap-packaging with no sleeve as compared to a counterfeit box with flimsy contents.

Inside the authentic box flap, you will find a rich print of lifestyle imagery and brand details.

Speaker 1

Embedded logo within the speaker grill on the authentic speaker as compared to stick-on logo on the counterfeit speaker.

Speaker 2

In comparison, the authentic speaker comes with rubber side covers whereas plastic side covers are used on the counterfeit speakers.

Speaker 3

Clear product name engraved on rubber flap of the authentic speaker as compared with barely visible engraved product name on the counterfeit speaker flap.

Speaker 4

Compliance icons are printed on both sides of the speaker side cover for the authentic speaker with no icons for the counterfeit speaker.