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5.1 channel surround

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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Vizio S5451w-C2

The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2014
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Channel Master DVR+ 1TB

Channel Master has announced the DVR+ 1TB which now comes with an integrated hard drive but also keeps the same form factor.

July 9, 2014

MSRP: $400.00

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Vizio S4251w-B4

Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

May 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May 14, 2013
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Denon AVR-E200 - AV receiver - 5.1 channel

Denon announced its 2013 line of AV receiver, focusing on improving ease-of-use with new push-in speaker jacks and a guided setup assistant.

March 7, 2013

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Is surround sound for music and home theater on its way out?

Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.

By February 9, 2014

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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By December 13, 2013

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PS4 software update adds support for Sony's wireless 7.1 virtual surround headsets

Version 1.60 update brings support for Sony's Pulse wireless stereo headsets and new $99.99 Gold Wireless Headset, which hits stores soon.

By February 3, 2014

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Channel Master DVR+

Even if it is a little rough around the edges, the Channel Master DVR+ delivers on the cord-cutter promise of an over-the-air DVR+ without subscription fees.

May 1, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 1, 2014

MSRP: $249.99

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Elgato EyeTV Mobile

The EyeTV Mobile delivers live over-the-air TV to iPads and iPhones, but the extremely limited channel selection is just the first of several reasons it's tough to recommend.

December 3, 2012

2 stars Editors' rating December 3, 2012
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The 404 1,440: Where we channel surf with Sadie Gennis (podcast)

Today's guest is Sadie Gennis, professional couch potato and staff editor for TV Guide online. She'll update us on new shows making the rounds and give some little insight into her obsession with "Veronica Mars," "Supernatural," and "Scandal."

By March 10, 2014