Definitive Technology's new W Studio Micro is the company's lowest-profile soundbar to date, measuring just 1.75 inches tall and 43 inches wide. This 3.1 system uses four three-inch mid-woofers and three one-inch aluminum dome tweeters powered by seven discrete channels of amplification, with an eight-inch wireless subwoofer included. Part of Definitive's Wireless Collection, the W Studio Micro features DTS's Play-Fi technology for wireless multi-room audio streaming. The $899 W Studio Micro is available now for pre-order.
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Definitive Technology has announced the latest addition to its Wireless Collection, the W Studio Micro. Designed to deliver audiophile-grade home theater sound in an ultra-slim package, the W Studio Micro sound bar system (MSRP $899) stands at just 1.75 inches tall, seamlessly blending into any home theater environment. The beautifully designed cabinet features a brushed black-anodized aluminum top panel that encloses seven individual drivers, producing perfectly balanced home theater sound to fill any room. Part of Definitive Technology's Wireless Collection of DTS Play-Fi connected speakers and products, the W Studio Micro can stream all of your music in rich, full fidelity anywhere in the home from any smartphone, tablet or PC.
Inspired by minimalist trends in home décor and TV design, the W Studio Micro houses state-of-the-art audio technologies in a low-profile package for a best-in-class performance. The 3.1 wireless home theater sound bar and music streaming system boasts four 3-by-1-inch mid-woofers with neodymium magnets for outstanding mid and low range frequencies, and three 1-inch aluminum dome tweeters for crystal-clear highs and a completely immersive listening experience. Powering the impressive driver array are seven discrete channels of amplification, giving the W Studio Micro an extraordinary sound stage, vocal clarity and overall volume. The included 8-inch down-firing wireless subwoofer provides deep, tight bass, rounding out the sonic range with fantastic detail.
Designed to decode Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS, the sound bar will interpret a 5.1 surround sound signal and, using the configuration of the seven drivers, deliver room-filling sound to any space. In addition, Music and Movie modes are supported. When in Music mode, the W Studio Micro supports a wider frequency response with added clarity and accuracy for faithful reproduction of your favorite artist. With Movie mode, the sound bar's low-profile design supports a refined soundfield with reduced diffraction and increased dispersion, adding more height and depth for a more immersive experience. At 43 inches wide, the W Studio Micro is the ideal complement to any large flat-screen television, blending perfectly underneath without imposing on the bottom edge of the screen. Two optical inputs make setup a breeze, and users need only to plug it into the television and power it on.
For wireless music listening, consumers simply power up the sound bar, download the free Definitive Technology app, and connect the W Studio Micro to their home Wi-Fi network. Once connected, listeners can play music from popular services like Pandora, Spotify Connect and Sirius XM, thousands of Internet radio stations such as CNBC, NPR, and Fox News, and from personal libraries. As a component of the Wireless Collection, the W Studio Micro is also designed to fit in the whole-home, wireless music ecosystem and can be connected with other speakers using the open platform of DTS Play-Fi Technology. An update to the popular Definitive Technology app will be available in the coming months, which will include improvements to the usability and control of the Definitive Technology Wireless Collection, with special attention paid to the set up process and graphical user interface.
Definitive Technology's W Studio Micro is now available for pre-order at $899 on www.definitivetech.com, and at other fine retailers like Magnolia locations inside Best Buy stores, Amazon.com, and Crutchfield.com.
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