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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.

Samsung to Unveil New Speakers and Soundbars at CES 2015

Samsung to Unveil New Speakers and Soundbars at CES 2015

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At the 2015 International CES, Samsung will show off several new audio products, including two omni-directional wireless speakers and three new curved soundbars, designed to match the company's line of curved TVs. From SamsungSamsung Electronics America, Inc., announced a range... Read More

 
Arcam Announces the Solo Soundbar and Sub

Arcam Announces the Solo Soundbar and Sub

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Arcam has announced its new Solo soundbar ($1,500) and accompanying subwoofer ($800), which will be available in the U.S. in January. The soundbar includes six drivers (four 4-inch midbass drivers and two 1-inch tweeters) and 100 watts of amplification, while... Read More

 
Polk Adds MagniFi to Soundbar Line

Polk Adds MagniFi to Soundbar Line

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Polk has introduced a new active soundbar, the $499.95 MagniFi. This soundbar features Polk's new VoiceAdjust Technology designed to optimize dialogue clarity regardless of where you sit in the room, as well as its Full Complement Bass Drive Technology. The... Read More

 
Klipsch Introduces Reference Series Soundbar

Klipsch Introduces Reference Series Soundbar

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Klipsch has added a second soundbar, the $800 R-20B, to its Reference Series. The system includes a two-way soundbar that uses two 0.75-inch dome tweeters coupled with Klipsch's Tractrix Horns and four 3-inch woofers, plus a wireless subwoofer with a... Read More

 
Yamaha Adds First TV Speaker Base to Its Audio Line

Yamaha Adds First TV Speaker Base to Its Audio Line

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Yamaha has introduced its first TV speaker base (or sound platform as we often call it), which is designed to sit underneath and support the weight of your TV. The new SRT-1000 uses the Digital Sound Projector technology made popular... Read More

 
New 5.1 Soundbar From Vizio

New 5.1 Soundbar From Vizio

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VIZIO announced a new soundbar that is 54 inches long and features 5.1 sound. The soundbar contains the front three channels, while a separate sub and rears will be reponsible for the remaining 2.1. VIZIO claims the larger size of... Read More

 
New Yahama Soundbar Adds Bluetooth

New Yahama Soundbar Adds Bluetooth

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Yahama annouced a new addition to its soundbar lineup. The YAS-103 is an improved version of its YAS-101 soundbar that adds Bluetooth audio streaming and the ability to use an Apple and Android-compatible app to control it. It also has... Read More

 
Panasonic Offers Wall-Mountable Soundbar Options

Panasonic Offers Wall-Mountable Soundbar Options

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As soundbars increase in popularity manufacturers need to make their offerings stand out from the crowd. Panasonic is now offering slim, wall-mountable soundbars meant to rest flush up against your HDTV. Time will tell what impact the form factor has... Read More

 
Atlantic Technology Lowers Price and Adds Bluetooth To Its PowerBar 235 Soundbar

Atlantic Technology Lowers Price and Adds Bluetooth To Its PowerBar 235 Soundbar

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Now the Atlantic Technology H-PAS PowerBar 235 comes with an advanced Bluetooth adaptor right out of the box. The 235 also has support for an optional subwoofer, for those who need to feel the action as well as see it.... Read More

 
LG Reveals Wi-Fi Speaker, 4.1 Receiver, And Bluetooth Soundbar

LG Reveals Wi-Fi Speaker, 4.1 Receiver, And Bluetooth Soundbar

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Just in time for Christmas LG revealed a lineup of new AV products designed to fit in with low-profile home theater setups. Competing with the Sonos Play:3 is the NP8740, a wireless wi-fi-based speaker. Next up is the LAB540W Soundplate,... Read More