Setting up a sound bar with your television can give you a similar listening experience to having surround sound, with a lower cost. Sound bars are easier to set up and have minimal wires. Their modern design goes with almost any set up and connectivity is usually easy to set up.
They are a great option for small to medium spaces, and even though the listening experience cannot exactly match what you get in a surround sound system, you may be happy with the “virtual sound” produced by this small, yet powerful audio set up.
Best Wireless Audio Soundbar to Buy
This curved, wall mountable 300 watt Samsung has Bluetooth and wireless connectivity.(It was built to complement a curved Samsung TV.) The subwoofer of the Samsung (HW-J6500) (2015) 6.1 Channel 300 Watt Wireless Audio Sound Bar is seven inches and wireless.
Six speakers on the sound bar and a 6.1 channel system promise a dynamic audio experience. This system is compatible with mobile devices. Set up is promised to be simple and painless. The Samsung HW-J6500 has the following inputs: USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4, TV sound connect, and “Anynet + (HDMI-CEC.)
Customers who purchased this item to boost the sound of their Samsung TVs found that setup was very easy, performance and sound were excellent with this unit. Another person who is impressed with this sound bar compares the audio experience to theater sound. Others were impressed with its appearance and amused that the quality was so good that it bothered the neighbor’s dog and they had to turn it down.
Top Sound Bar to Buy
A wireless subwoofer is included with this 38 inch sound bar by VIZIO. You also receive a remote and option to wall mount the VIZIO (SB3821-C6) 2.1 Channel Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer (2015 Model). Connectivity is achieved with Bluetooth technology, so that you can use it with mobile devices to enhance your audio needs.
VIZIO claims that you will receive an “immersive” audio experience with the bass on this sound bar. It provides sound that will fill your room. The design of this unit is sleek and clean. Audio technology on this unit integrates components from well known names such as: Dolby Digital, DTS TruSurround, and DTS TruVolume.
A review written by one customer stated that it is as if VIZIO took a list of the bad side of using surround sound audio systems and solved every problem with their product. Gamers, movie watchers, and audiophile buffs are impressed with the sound quality you get with this item. The consensus among owners is that this product is a great value and is a high quality product.
Top Rated Sound Bar on the Market
LG has built a reputation for quality electronics and appliances. This unit – LG Electronics Sound Bar (LAS450H) (2015 Model) is 34.7 inches long, and has 220 watt 2.1 channels. The company suggests it is best used with 40+ inch TVs.
A wireless subwoofer is included and connectivity is achieved through Bluetooth. A remote is included with this system and you have the option to wall mount the sound bar. Input options include: one HDMI out, one HDMI in, Optical, USB, and 3.5 mm.
One customer found that this unit met their expectations for the price. They were pleased with many of the features such as the easy set up and connectivity, the bass sound, and preset audio settings. Other people who purchased this item, and recommend it, were happy with the appearance, sound quality, and ease of use with this sound bar.
Premium Soundbar for Movies
According to the manufacturer, the bar – Klipsch (G-42) Sound Bar contains left/right/center speakers to provide a “cross over home audio” solution. Klipsch claims that you will enjoy hours of listening pleasure from their G-42 sound bar that provides non-fatiguing and accurate sound. Their speakers are very thin and employ “horn loaded” technology.
Customers who wanted to fill their rooms with excellent sound from a speaker bar system were pleased with their purchase of this item. It does not include a subwoofer, but a person who used this item in addition to the subwoofer found the audio quality very pleasing. Another customer enjoyed using this speaker system when listening to movies and TV. They found the dialog to be clear and easy to distinguish in any part of the room.
You may be able to place speakers at different places around the room if you were to purchase a surround sound system. The disadvantage you would have with that option is the wires that you must somehow conceal. Choosing a sound bar system, particularly with a subwoofer, will give you greater flexibility.
Wireless technology will eliminate the ugly or frustrating problem of wires. Many customers of this type of audio systems think that the quality of sound provided does compete with a surround sound system.