Sony unveils HT-CT500 soundbar/subwoofer combo
The $500 system is a step-up to one of CNET's favorite affordable soundbar-plus-sub models from 2008.
When CNET reviewed the
Unlike the HDMI-only HT-CT100, the 500 supplements its three HDMI inputs with two component jacks and several audio inputs as well--and those analog inputs can be upconverted to HDMI output, so you'll need just a single cable running to your TV. Other niceties include an icon-based onscreen menu system and the ability to wirelessly transmit audio to other products that utilize Sony's feature. Look for the HT-CT500 to hit stores in June 2009.