by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/29/2022
Setting up a functional home office space/guest bedroom has been a never-ending journey. I was sure I wanted to add a 42" OLED TV to sit beside my computer to serve as a second display (when needed) and as entertainment, but a big uncertainty was finding a sound system to work with it. The room is small, and I wasn’t going to build out a true sound system, so a soundbar became the go-to option. I eventually landed on the Sony HT-A5000, which is admittedly a bit large for the TV and desk it sits on. However, this was before the
by Richard Stevens ·Posted 05/30/2022
From entry level to high end, there’s no shortage of soundbars on the market. Each promises to deliver an elevated audio experience compared to your TV’s built-in speakers. As TVs have gotten thinner over the years, sacrifices have had to be made, and sound quality has often suffered as a result. Thankfully, brands like Bowers & Wilkins, often referred to as B&W, offer solutions that not only you allow you to bypass your TV’s speakers, but let you turn the experience up a notch and enjoy high-resolution multi-channel sound. As more
by John Foldi ·Posted 05/11/2022
Improve the quality of your TV, gaming, and music experience with the Sonos Ray Soundbar. The Ray is Sonos’s budget entry into the soundbar space, fleshing out a portfolio that already includes the Sonos Beam and Sonos Arc,
by Rich R ·Posted 03/28/2022
Broaden the soundstage of the movies, TV shows, and music you enjoy with the new Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 Soundbar. It features three discrete front channels for stereo audio and dialogue, plus two up-firing Atmos drivers that deliver overhead sound effects to envelop you in your content. Panorama 3 has been specifically designed to offer great sound from just one component, with
by Rich R ·Posted 09/14/2021
Sonos is a brand that’s known for breaking the mold, having originally done so by being among the first to offer multi-room speaker interoperability. The company continued to push boundaries when it broke into the home theater realm with its first soundbar products; now, rather than breaking the mold again, it’s taking the design of the original Sonos Beam Soundbar to new dimensions with the new 2nd generation Sonos Beam.
by Rich R ·Posted 09/08/2021
If you’re looking for immersive sound with voice control and plenty of wireless streaming options, then look no further than the new Bose® Smart Soundbar™ 900. Available in either black or white, it produces a virtual 5.0.2-channel Dolby Atmos soundstage with a dedicated center channel and two up-firing full-range drivers.
by Rich R ·Posted 01/20/2021
From network amplifiers to soundbars to virtual assistant speakers and more, Bluesound has an extensive catalog of products. They’re now available at B&H Photo, and I’ll be walking you through it all to help you find what you need. Home Theater The POWERNODE 2i is a 2.1-channel network amplifier that’s available in black matte or