Saturday, August 25, 2018

JBL Everest Elite 750NC Over The Ear Wireless Headphones Review

JBL is well known for their high quality products. Having reviewed multiple products of their in the past, including headphones, we know this is the case. The JBL Everest Elite 750NC is on innovative product with adaptive noise canceling, and TruNite auto calibration. So the sound can be tailored to you and your environment. There’s also a cool app for it.  And with a price of $229, they are a killer bang for the buck!

Features and specs:
General Specifications
Dynamic frequency response range:  10Hz-22kHz
Driver size:  40mm
Driver sensitivity:  92dB@1kHz, 1mW
Maximum SPL:  104dB
Microphone sensitivity @1kHz dB v/pa-42
Impedance:  16ohm
Weight (g):  280g
Control and Connection Specifications
Bluetooth Max Output Power:  4dBm
Bluetooth profiles:  HFP v1.6, HSP v1.2, A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.4
Bluetooth version:  V4.0
Bluetooth transmitted modulation:  GFSK, π/4-DQPSK, 8DPSK
Bluetooth frequency:  2.402GHz-2.48GHz
Battery type:  Polymer Li-ion Battery (3.7V, 850mAh)
Charging time:  3 hours
Music play time with ANC on and Bluetooth on:  up to 15 hours
Music play time with ANC off and Bluetooth on:  up to 20 hours

The JBL Everest Elite 750 NC came in a nice looking color printed box with photos of the headphones and it’s features and specs. It came well protected, packaged in a hard zipper case. Opening the case revealed the folded up headphones. Materials used in the construction was mostly plastic with some metal. Quality of the materials used was very good, as was the fit and finish. They are a premium JBL product, and it shows.

I enjoyed the design of the JBL Everest Elite 750NC. They are wireless, but there’s also a wire connection so you can use them when the battery dies. They have adaptive noise canceling so you can turn it completely on, partially, or off. And then there’s the TruNote Auto Calibration, which calibrates the headphones to your fit. Of course, there’s also the JBL App.

The adaptive noise canceling worked well. It has the ability to be in full active noise canceling mode, and then it can be in ambient mode. In full active noise canceling mode, it worked well, canceling about 80% of the noise. In ambient mode, you can select none, some, or all. The ambient mode worked well, and it was easy to move between the level using the button on the earcup.

The JBL Headphone app is really cool. It was really easy to install. Pairing with the JBL Everest Elite 750NC was equally just as easy. Ever worry about how much battery you have left? Now you don’t need to. With the app, you know just how much percentage you have left. Want to change your ambient settings? In the app, you have tons of setting son a sliding scale. You can even set each ear differently! And if you like to customize your headphones to your own custom sound with an EQ, you can do that too. The app doesn’t give you a ton of control, just the perfect amount of control. So far it’s all good, but how do they sound?  

Why the People Like That – Vocals were nice and smooth and very natural sounding. Bass had nice deep extension and played with authority. The piano sounded natural. Percussion was crisp and clean. Harmonica was very smooth with good harmonics and dynamics.  Rhapsody in Blue – Clarinet was smooth with nice texture. Brass was just a tad edgy. Piano sounded very natural with nice harmonics. Bassoon had sufficient resolution of the timbre. Flute had nice air, soundstage and imaging were good.  Earth Wind and Fire: Let’s Groove – Vocals were really smooth with good texture. Bass had very good low end extension and play with good impact and authority. Brass was clean with nice harmonics.  Katy Perry: Dark Horse – Bass had really good depth and clean impact, playing with good authority. Vocals were clean with good texture of the timbre.

The JBL Everest Elite 750NC provide a huge bang for the buck.  They sound great, are comfortable to wear, and the Bluetooth performance also shines.  The app designed for them is also pretty cool.  Based on their design, features, quality, and performance, they have earned our Highly Recommended Award.  For more info and complete specs, check out their website at