Published On: March 25, 2009

VIZIO Adds Blu-Ray Player and New HD Sound Bars to Accessories Line up

Published On: March 25, 2009
Last Updated on: October 31, 2020
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VIZIO Adds Blu-Ray Player and New HD Sound Bars to Accessories Line up

Nobody who follows Vizio will be shocked to know that they are now a leader in the Blu-ray and Soundbar category. Today they announced that they would have both a soundbar and Blu-ray player offered to their distribution channel for under $200 per component.

VIZIO Adds Blu-Ray Player and New HD Sound Bars to Accessories Line up

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VIZIO recently announced three new products for its Accessories line of products including two Sound Bar systems and a Blu-ray Player for less than $200.

"VIZIO doesn't stop at high performance HDTVs at a great price. Our Accessories line continues to expand with new components and add-ons to augment the home theater experience such as our new HD Sound Bars and our first Blu-Ray player," says Laynie Newsome, VIZIO Co-Founder and VP Sales and Marketing Communications. "These latest products demonstrate VIZIO's continued commitment to provide the most advanced technologies at a value and a better way to enjoy HD entertainment."

High Performance HD Sound Bars
VIZIO's new Sound bar and Wireless Subwoofer (VSB210WS) delivers a high performance surround sound experience without the mess or clutter of multiple speakers. The VSB210WS uses four 3" high efficiency mid/bass drivers and dual 3/4" high performance aluminum dome neodymium tweeter. With a total harmonic distortion of less than .01%, the VSB210WS features SRS TruSurround (TM) for immersive surround sound and is one of the first products to utilize SRS Labs' TruVolume (TM), which prevents extreme volume fluctuations when changing channels or watching commercials. With its elegant piano black finish and subtle chrome accents VIZIO has designed one of the world's most stylish Sound Bar and Wireless Subwoofer solutions on the market today. The VSB210WS comes equipped with a hybrid tabletop stand and wall mount bracket providing consumers the ultimate installation flexibility.

The advanced 2.4GHz Wireless Subwoofer is outfitted with a long throw 6.5" woofer providing bass response that extends from 35Hz up to 80Hz. The Auto Sync function ensures the subwoofer connects wirelessly to the Sound Bar for convenient plug and play operation. Only a single cable is required to connect the VSB210WS to any flat panel TV.

The VIZIO VSB210WS Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer will be available in February 2009, selling for an MSRP of $349.99. The VIZIO VSB210 (without the wireless subwoofer) will sell for an MSRP of $199.99, starting in April 2009.

The VIZIO Blu-ray Player
Retailing for $199.99, the release of VIZIO's VBR100 Blu-Ray Player means everyone can afford to bring these exquisite sights and sounds into their home theater.

Outfitted with a 108MHz/11-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC), the VBR100 delivers phenomenal 1080p video from native Blu-rays discs and offers selectable 720p/1080i/1080p video upconversion for standard definition DVD discs (HDMI output only).

A 24-bit/192kHz audio Digital to Analog Converter ensures pristine audio playback from all of the latest surround sound formats. The VBR100 provides built-in audio decoding for uncompressed audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, and multi-channel PCM in additional to all other surround codecs (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, and DTS).

The super-slim player will fit in any entertainment cabinet, and is not only compatible with Blu-ray discs and BD-Live content, but it plays standard definition DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD, audio CD-R and CD-RW, plus MP3 CDs.

Additional VBR100 Features

Video outputs: HDMI (1.3), component, and composite
Audio outputs: 7.1 channel analog audio, coax and optical digital audio, and analog stereo (RCA)
Dimensions: 17 X 11 X 2"
Includes Remote Control
Availability: April 2009
Price: $199.99

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