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Vizio S5451w-C2 54-Inch 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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Vs have gotten bigger — way bigger — but as a result the actual chassis holding the electronics has shrunk. That is fine as far as the display goes, but where is the room for the speakers? T...
 
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55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main
55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main
55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main

Vizio S5430w-C2 54″ 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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or the longest time the 19” color TV was the acme of size to be found in the home. Then along came flat panels and before you knew what had happened, the 42” size took over where the cathode...
 
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Home Theater
 
Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless subwoofer main
Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless subwoofer main
Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless subwoofer main

Sony HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer Review

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ony’s 46” HTST7 HD Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer is massive compared to other sound bars. By that I mean the sound bar is “thicker” because of the room needed for the quality speakers in...
 
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Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer& Android Platform
Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer& Android Platform
Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer& Android Platform

Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer And Android Platform Review

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he purpose of a Sound bar is to provide louder volume than that of the TV that is has been placed or mounted in front of. This simple concept — driven home by the proliferation of ever thinn...
 
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VIZIO 42" 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar
VIZIO 42" 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar
VIZIO 42" 5.1 Home Theater Sound Bar

VIZIO S4251w-B4 42″ Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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ound bars have started to look all alike: there’s this bar with a set of speakers inside that connects to an audio output from a TV or Blu-ray player or cable box. And in some cases a wirele...
 
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Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar

Sonos Intros The Playbar, Price and Launch Date Announced (video)

It's no secret that I've long had a love affair with Sonos.  I tested out the company's Sonos Play 5 some time ago and wasn't all that floored.   That is until I got my hands on two of the Play 3s, and then and only then did I ...

 
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Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar
Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar
Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar

Hitachi HSB32B26 Bluetooth Sound Bar Review

A sound bar must server two purposes in order to succeed: the first being to provide an accurate and faithful rendering of the audio being outputted from a television (or video source device that is connected to the TV). The se...
 
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Soundbar Gift Guide
Soundbar Gift Guide
Soundbar Gift Guide

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Soundbars (list)

Flat-panel TVs may look great, but the chassis doesn’t allow for the room necessary to add great sound to the mix. That’s the reason for a sound bar -- it can go below the TV, if on a wall, or just in front of it if seated on a...

 
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VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar main
VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar main
VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar main

VIZIO SB4021M-A1 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

VIZIO is known for their TVs, but you wouldn’t say the same when it comes to stand-alone sound systems. In fact, when the UPS guy delivered the rectangular box to my door, I couldn’t figure out how VIZIO got a TV into the box. ...
 
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MaxTV MT2 with TV
MaxTV MT2 with TV
MaxTV MT2 with TV

Proficient Audio MaxTV MT2 TV Sound Speaker Review

Sound bars make a lot of sense, especially now that TVs have gotten so thin. There’s no space for large speakers or heavy-duty audio amplification of them. So a stand-alone set of speakers that don’t take up the space of a trad...

 
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Yamaha YHT-S401 Sound Bar Review
Yamaha YHT-S401 Sound Bar Review
Yamaha YHT-S401 Sound Bar Review

Yamaha YHT-S401 Home Theater Package Review

  I imagine most people know what a sound bar is because of the name. But what isn’t so well-known is that there’s varied technologies being used in those now on the market -- all the same, they aren’t! So I have high hopes for...
 
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ZVOX Audio V-Series Z-BASE 220 Sound Bar Review

The term “home theater” gets bandied about by every manufacturer of a HDTV or Blu-ray player or audio system. To  most of them, a home theater means a compilation of devices that work together to create a theater-like environme...