The JBL Partybox 310 will not charge charge issue that you are experiencing can be caused by several factors. It could be due to speaker settings, bad charging port, faulty charging cable, or a faulty charger. To fix this you will need to perform a series of troubleshooting steps.
The JBL Partybox 310 is a popular large Bluetooth speaker that’s able to bring a party experience anywhere. It delivers 240 watts of power to allow you to play loud music in the backyard or pool. Some of its features include a pulsating light that dances to the beat, IPX4 protection, and 18 hours of battery life just to name a few.
Technical specifications of JBL Partybox 310:
- Model Name: JBL PartyBox 310
- Transducer: 2 x 6.5in (176mm) woofers + 2 x 2.5in (65mm) tweeters
- Output power: 240W RMS
- Frequency response: 45Hz – 20kHz (-6 dB)
- Signal-to-noise ratio: >80dBA
- Power Supply: 100 – 240V – 50/60Hz
- Standby power consumption: < 2 W with BT connecting; < 0.5 W without BT connecting
- Bluetooth version: 5.1
- Bluetooth profile: A2DP 1.3, AVRCP 1.6
- Bluetooth transmitter frequency range: 2.4 – 2.48GHz
- Bluetooth transmitter power: 15dBm (EIRP)
- Bluetooth transmitter modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
- Bluetooth range: Approx. 10m (33ft)
- USB format: FAT16, FAT32
- USB file format: mp3, wma, wav
- Battery type: Lithium-ion 72Wh
- USB output: 5V/2.1A
- Digital input: Bluetooth / USB-9dBFS
- Battery charge time: <3.5 hrs
- Battery playtime: < 18 hrs
- Product Dimension (W x H x D): 325.6 x 687.7 x 367.8mm
- Packaging Dimension (W x H x D): 792 x 430 x 388mm
- Net weight: 17.42kg / 38.4 lbs
- Gross weight: 19.1kg / 42.11 lbs
What to do when your JBL Partybox 310 won’t charge
One problem that you might encounter with your Partybox 310 Bluetooth speaker is when you are unable to charge it. This can be an annoying issue especially if the speaker is running low on power as you won’t be able to use it. Here are the troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix the problem.
Method 1: Perform a factory reset on JBL Partybox 310
A factory reset or hard reset is a procedure that deletes any data on this Bluetooth speaker and brings it back to its default settings. This is a useful troubleshooting step to do when you are experiencing problems with the device such as when you can’t make a Bluetooth connection or when you are unable to charge it.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
Reset the speaker
- Turn on the device.
You can do this by pressing on the power button.
- Press and hold the Volume up button and Play button.
Do this until the device turns off which should be around 10 seconds.
- Turn on the device.
You can do this by pressing on the power button. The device should now be in pairing mode.
After performing these steps try to check if the speaker will charge.
Method 2: Dirt present in the charging port
If this speaker is constantly being used outdoors then there’s a possibility that dirt or debris will enter its charging port. The presence of debris on the charging port will prevent this speaker from being charged. Try to inspect the charging port of the Bluetooth speaker and if you find any dirt or debris then you can clean this off using a toothpick or simply by blowing to it until it gets removed. Once done, check if you are able to charge the device.
Method 3: Try using a different charging cable to fix Partybox 310 will not charge issue
There’s a possibility that the AC power cord that you are using is causing the problem. It’s difficult to tell if the cord has been damaged just by looking at it. To check if this is the culprit you should make sure that it is inserted properly to the AC adaptor. You should also try using a different AC power cord. If the device charges then you will need to get a new cable for your Bluetooth speaker.
Method 4: Try using a different power adapter
The power adapter included in the package allows you to charge the speaker. If this adapter is damaged then you won’t be able to charge the speaker at all. Some of the reasons why a charger won’t work is if its port is damaged or if it has a faulty internal board. Try using a different power adapter then check if the issue still occurs. You should use one that has the same output rating.
Method 5: Defective battery
If this speaker has a defective battery then you will not be able to charge it. If this is the cause of the problem then replacing the battery will fix this. It’s recommended that you have this done at a service center.
You might be wondering why the battery gets defective. Some reasons behind this include repeated overcharging of the battery or constant exposure to heat such as when you leave the speaker under the sun.
Method 6: Defective circuit board
There’s a possibility that the problem is already caused by a defective circuit board. This usually happens if water gets inside the speaker and causes some of its components to burn out . If this is what’s causing the problem then you will need to have this fixed at a service center.
Having the JBL Partybox 310 will not charge issue can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.
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