JBL Synthesis SDR-35 Class G Immersive Surround Sound AV Receiver

Model: JBLSDR35AM UPC: 050036353250 Item: 176446

Product Information

JBL Synthesis – Your turnkey solution to the ultimate private cinema experience and beyond

JBL has a legacy of excellence in sound reproduction that goes back 75 years. The leading choice for music and movie industry professionals and connoisseurs alike, JBL loudspeakers and technology are featured in more than 50 percent of all movie theaters and are used in concert venues worldwide.

The JBL Synthesis SDR-35 is designed to ensure exceptional performance without compromise. With best-in-class audio and video signal integrity, 16 channels of native processing, Dolby ATMOS®, DTS:X®, Auro 3D®, IMAX® Enhanced, Dirac Live®, Logic16™, Network Streaming, Dante®, and Class G amplification, the JBL Synthesis SDR-35 delivers a powerful, sensory-rich experience with unrivaled flexibility.

Control your favorite content over Ethernet or Wi-Fi with Chromecast® built-in, Apple® AirPlay 2™, Roon® the Harman Luxury MusicLife app, play directly from a USB flash drive, or stream with Bluetooth.

An internal configuration page, integrated Dante, IP, IR, and RS232 control, and a robust Zone 2 make the SDR-35 an outstanding choice for a broad range of applications.

Immersive High-Resolution Sound

16 channels of discrete high-resolution processing with 4 user-configurable channels enable a plethora of setup options for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D immersive surround sound applications.

Dante Network Audio

Bridge the gap between residential and commercial applications. All 16 channels of processed audio, plus Zone 2 can be routed on a single CAT5e or CAT6 cable over a standard network. Dante is easy to set up and compatible with Dante-enabled JBL Synthesis amplifiers.

IMAX Enhanced

IMAX Enhanced certified AV receiver, features DTS:X immersive audio decoding that is optimized to properly reproduce the full dynamic range of IMAX theatrical sound mixes available in IMAX Enhanced content.

Network and Bluetooth Streaming

Control your favorite content over Ethernet or Wi-Fi, Chromecast built-in, Apple AirPlay 2, Roon, the Harman Luxury MusicLife app, play directly from a USB flash drive, or stream via Bluetooth with aptX HD.

Class G Amplification

Like a hybrid car engine, Class G implements multiple power supplies. The first power supply runs in pure Class A, which has no crossover distortion. If a dynamic signal is received that goes beyond the threshold of this first power supply, the secondary supply is gradually incorporated as required.

Cinematic Video Experience

Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, HDMI2b, HDMI2.0b with HDCP2.2, 4K “Ultra HD” as well as 3D video capabilities are built-in.

Designed for the Integrator

With an available rack mount kit, Dante, eARC, and an internal configuration page, Dirac Live, IP, IR RS232, and iOS and Android App control the install, setup, and calibration have never been easier.

Logic 16

Logic 16 will up-mix any input source from mono up to 15.1, including all Dolby formats with natural astonishing 3D sound. In addition, Dolby, DTS Neural:X, and Auro 3D upmixers are on board.



  • Continuous power output, per channel, 8Ω/4Ω
    • 2 channels driven, 20Hz – 20kHz, <0.02% THD: 120W/200W
    • 2 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD: 140W/220W
    • 7 channels driven, 1kHz, 0.2% THD: 100W/180W
    • Residual noise & hum (A-wtd): ?<0.15W
  • Stereo line inputs
    • Maximum input: 4.5Vrms
    • Nominal sensitivity: 1V, 2V, 4V (user adjustable)
    • Input impedance: 47kΩ
    • Signal/noise ratio (A-wtd ref 100W) normal/ stereo direct: 100dB/110dB
    • Frequency response: 20Hz–20kHz ± 0.1dB
  • Preamplifier outputs
    • Nominal output level: 1V RMS (max. 5V RMS)
    • Output impedance: 560Ω
    • THD+N (20Hz–20kHz): -100dB
  • Headphone output
    • Maximum output level into 32Ω: 5Vrms
    • Output impedance: 560Ω:<100Ω
  • General
    • Mains voltage: 110–120V or 220–240V, 50–60Hz
    • Power consumption (maximum): 50W (Thermal dissipation approx. 170 BTU/hour)
    • Power consumption (idle, typical): 40W (Thermal dissipation approx. 170 BTU/hour)
    • Power consumption (standby): ?<0.5W
    • Dimensions (W x D (including speaker ?terminals) x H (including feet): 17" x 16.7" x 6.7"
    • Weight (net): 23.4lbs
    • Weight (packed): 30.6lbs

What's in the Box

What's in the Box

  • Remote Control with 2 X AAA Batteries
  • Calibration Mic
  • Power Cord
  • Manual
  • USB Cable
  • DAB/FM Aerial Antenna
  • 3 x Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Antennas


Customer Reviews for JBL Synthesis SDR-35 Class G Immersive Surround Sound AV Receiver

There are no reviews for this item. Write Review


Customer Q & A

Have a functionality, compatibility, or otherwise product-specific question about this product? Ask it here! If you have a customer service or shipping question, please direct it to our customer service department

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
No questions have been asked about this item. Be the first!