Picture of the JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, connected to power, with battery charging in progress.

JBL Flip 2 Charger Replacement Adapter Suggestions

An adequate JBL Flip 2 charger is a USB car or AC charger that outputs a nominal 2 amps at 5 volts (10 watts or more).  If your USB wall charger bites the dust, you’ll need another.  So this post makes several  JBL Flip 2 charger replacement suggestions.  These AC wall chargers we’ve tested with our Flip 2 and found them to work very well, and most are highly affordable besides.

Which Charger Replacement Works Fine on JBL Flip 2 Bluetooth Speaker ?

Note that all these accessory speaker chargers feature a USB A type female connector.  You’ll need a similar adapter to these to connect your Flip 2 to use the orange USB charging cable that comes with many JBL Bluetooth speakers, depicted next.

Picture of the orange short USB charging cable included with the JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth speaker. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
Orange short USB charging cable included with the JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth speaker. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

If your speaker did not come with a USB charging cable, use any micro USB male to USB-A male, medium to high current charging cord.  Find these around the internet for very low cost.

And now, to our suggested wall charger replacements for the Flip 2.

1. RavPower 24 Watt Dual USB Wall Charger

They sell this 2.1 amp household charger at Amazon.com et al.  See it’s product page here. At under twelve dollars US, this dual USB port AC wall charger is tiny and light enough for portable use, but not so small that you’ll lose it too easily.  Quickly charges the JBL Flip 2 speaker fully.

Picture of the RavPower 24W dual USB wall charger, showing its specs label side. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
RavPower 24W dual USB wall charger, showing its specs label side. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

 

Picture of the RavPower portable USB charger with a micro USB cable plugged into one of its dual USB ports. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
The RavPower portable USB charger with a micro USB cable plugged into one of its dual USB ports. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

2. Gearmo USB Charging Ten Port Island

This hefty household wall charging station offers all the current you need for charging your Flip 2.  It delivers full USB 2.0 power on every one of its ten output ports.  So, you won’t raise JBL Flip 2 charging time when you recharge more than one device. In fact, this multi port charger gives enough energy to recharge all models in the JBL Flip line of portable Bluetooth speakers. Find this useful USB accessory here at Amazon.com.  We also reviewed this charging station here.

Gearmo® 10 Port smart AC charger, model ICS-10P-HO, package front view. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
The Gearmo® 10 Port Smart AC Charger, Model ICS-10P-HO, package front view. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

 

Picture of the Gearmo® 10-Port Smart USB Charger, ICS-10P-HO, operating, with some cords connected. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
Gearmo® 10-Port Smart USB Charger, ICS-10P-HO, operating, with some cords connected. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

3. CE Tech 4 Port USB Wall Charger for the Flip 2

This quad-port CE Tech charging station is another silent but hefty unit, well put together for recharging all JBL Flip speakers in short time.  This USB power hub is sold on eBay for under thirty dollars US here.  We’ve also reviewed this  charging station here.

Picture of the CE Tech 4 port USB high current wall charger. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
CE Tech 4 port USB high current wall charger. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

4. GE Jasco Y14 11307 USB Wall Charger, 2.1 Amp, Dual USB Ports, with Night Light

Find this AC USB charger, or one nearly like it at Amazon.com here.   At less than twelve dollars, this dual port AC USB wall adapter, with its retractable AC prongs, is small enough to fit in any mobile device accessory kit.  It’s also helpful when you take your speaker on vacation, because it has a blue night light.  Makes finding your way around unfamiliar hotel rooms a breeze.  Bright enough to see around, but not so bright that it will keep you awake.  See our   GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review   post for more details on this highly practical JBL Flip 2 USB charging answer.

Picture of the GE Jasco Y14 2.1 amp USB charger adapter, plugged in, showing the built in LED night light. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
The GE Jasco Y14 2.1 amp USB charger adapter, plugged in, showing the built in LED night light. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

 

Picture of the Jasco high current USB power adapter, showing the case label and retractable AC plug prongs, in the retracted position. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
GE Jasco high current USB power adapter, showing the case label and retractable plug prongs, in the retracted position. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

5. JBL Charger for the Charge and Xtreme Bluetooth Speakers, Also Recharges the JBL Flip 2

Finally, if you happened to buy a new JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker, you probably found this JBL AC adapter in the box.  We’ve found that while this wall charger does not come with our Flip 2 (we bought ours used), it charges the speaker quite well nonetheless.  See our JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth Speaker USB AC Charger Adapter Specs for further details.

Picture of the JBL USB power supply adapter, front view, held in hand. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
JBL USB power supply adapter, front view, held in hand. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

 

Picture of the JBL AC power supply adapter. Showing the USB output port side, with specs printed on that side. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.
The JBL AC power supply adapter. Showing the USB output port side, with specs printed on that side. JBL Flip 2 charger replacement.

So, we hope this short list of compatible AC USB adapters helps you pick a suitable JBL Flip 2 charger replacement for this Bluetooth speaker.  Enjoy your music!

JBL Flip 2 Charger Replacement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why Won’t my JBL Flip 2 Charge?

Broken charger or USB power cable often causes Flip 2 charging problems.  So try another compatible adapter and micro USB to A cables.

Also, a broken USB JBL Flip 2 charging port could result in low or non charging symptoms.  For this, take the speaker to a qualified technician, and have him install a new USB port.

Furthermore, faulty or aged batteries often do not charge.  So replace the battery to solve.  Since the battery is not user replaceable, again, take your speaker to  qualified service personnel to install a new internal battery.

Finally, a malfunction in the Flip 2 electronics might case non charging.  Replace the speaker to solve this problem, or have a technician swap out the defective board(s) inside.

Why Won’t the JBL Flip 2 Turn On or Charge ?  

The internal battery may have died completely.  Happens when the speaker is run down to non operating status no recharge.  Elongated  battery “deadness” can forever damage the battery, rendering it not rechargeable.  Replacing the battery with a fresh one often restores proper charging operation to the speaker.

Also, a bad AC charger or USB cord could make the Flip 2 non responsive.  To repair, try swapping out the charger and the USB cable with a known good copies and see if the problem disappears.

Finally, see the previous question for further details.

What is the JBL Flip 2 Charge Time? 

The Clip 2 JBL speaker can fully recharge in less than five hours from a completely dead battery state, when using an AC or car charger that outputs enough power.

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  • 2019-01-12: First published.