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Soundbars are the fastest growing speaker category in all of consumer electronics and home theater. Soundbars are speakers specifically designed to provide sound from today's amazingly thin HDTV sets. With built-in DVD or built-in Blu-ray players - these often HDMI powered, thin speaker systems play the role of a 3.1 or 5.1 surround sound speaker system and an HDMI receiver for far less of a price. Read below for all of the latest developments in the world of soundbars. See our Soundbar Review page for reviews of the top performing home theater soundbars from the likes of Yamaha, Bowers & Wilkins, Polk Audio, Definitive Technology.

LG's First Curved Soundbar Launching This October

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LG will add its first curved soundbar to the Music Flow line of audio products. The LAS855M is a 360-watt, 4.1-channel design using four discrete speakers and a separate wireless subwoofer. The soundbar features both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support and... Read More

 
Yamaha Debuts SRT-700 TV Speaker Base

Yamaha Debuts SRT-700 TV Speaker Base

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Yamaha has introduced its first compact-sized TV speaker base, the SRT-700 ($349.95), designed to sit underneath a TV with a screen size of 42 inches or smaller. The SRT-700 combines two full-range drivers, two subwoofers, and two bass-reflex ports in... Read More

 
Millennials Are Driving the Soundbar Market, NPD Study Finds

Millennials Are Driving the Soundbar Market, NPD Study Finds

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A recent study by The NDP Group found that 55 percent of soundbar owners use the product for music and other audio-only content, in addition to using it for TV watching. This is due in large part to the addition... Read More

 
Denon Announces New HEOS HomeCinema Soundbar/Subwoofer System

Denon Announces New HEOS HomeCinema Soundbar/Subwoofer System

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The HEOS team over at Denon has been busy. Over recent months, the company has introduced several new additions to the HEOS line of wireless multi-room audio products, the most recent of which is the HomeCinema soundbar/subwoofer system. The HEOS... Read More

 
James Loudspeaker Introduces SLT3 SoundBar Series

James Loudspeaker Introduces SLT3 SoundBar Series

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James Loudspeaker has announced the new SLT3 soundbar series, with four different models to accommodate a variety of system needs. The SLT3CS package ($4,000) includes a pair of sound bars in a vertical orientation to mount on the sides of... Read More

 

Yamaha Introduces New YAS-105 Soundbar

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Yamaha's latest soundbar offering, the YAS-105, features two full-range drivers, two high-frequency tweeters, and two built-in subwoofers with bass reflex ports--all in a low-profile cabinet that can be set up horizontally or vertically. In addition to digital and analog inputs,... Read More

 
VIZIO Launches New 2015 Audio Collection

VIZIO Launches New 2015 Audio Collection

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Vizio's 2015 audio collection includes seven new products: five soundbars and two "sound stands" designed for use in smaller spaces like a media cabinet. The top-of-the-line 40-inch 5.1 Sound Bar System ($349.99, shown here) comes with a wireless subwoofer and... Read More

 
Samsung Launches Four New Curved Soundbars

Samsung Launches Four New Curved Soundbars

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Samsung is now shipping a line of four curved soundbars, designed to be a visual match to the company's lineup of curved TVs. The HW-J8500, HW-J7500, HW-J6500, and HW-J6000 all come with wireless subwoofers and range in price from $1,299.99... Read More

 

Cambridge Audio Introduces the TV5 and TV2 Speaker Bases

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In the coming weeks, Cambridge Audio will introduce two speaker bases: the $399.99 TV5 and the $299.99 TV2. Speaker bases are one-box, powered audio solutions that can sit directly underneath (and support the weight of) most flat-panel TVs. Their larger... Read More

 
Monitor Audio Introduces the SB Series of Passive Soundbars

Monitor Audio Introduces the SB Series of Passive Soundbars

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Monitor Audio has introduced a new line of passsive L/C/R soundbars. The SB Series includes two models: the $750 SB-2 and the larger $900 SB-3. Both models combine a four-inch C-CAM bass driver, a one-inch C-CAM gold dome tweeter, and... Read More