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What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

Audio Return Channel is a useful feature, in certain situations, built into TVs, receivers, and soundbars. It lets you send audio from a TV back down to a soundbar or receiver. Here's why you might want it, and why you might not.

By August 8, 2014

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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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Philips gives portable 5.1 audio with the Fidelio E5

Philips Fidelio "stereo" speakers transform into wireless 5.1 surround sound take the tops off these chic speakers for an instant wireless surround sound system.

By January 9, 2014

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Vizio S5451w-C2 review: Real surround sound from giant sound bar

Vizio's jumbo 54-inch 5.1 sound bar gets you closer to the cinema experience than any of its competitors, if you can live with the size.

By June 17, 2014

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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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The British are coming: Wharfedale Jade 3 speakers

Can't fit tower speakers in your abode? The Wharfedale Jade 3 monitor speaker will blow your socks off!

By October 18, 2014

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Focal Dimension: The best sound bar yet?

Ooh la la! This French sound bar wows the Audiophiliac!

By October 11, 2014

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Onkyo to offer Dolby TrueHD 5.1 channel music downloads

Music-only surround formats have failed again and again; is Onkyo's new high-resolution download scheme doomed from the start?

By May 16, 2012

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'Transformers 4' will be first Dolby Atmos Blu-ray

Paramount Pictures' "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will be first the official Blu-ray encoded with a ​Dolby Atmos soundtrack when it is released later this month.

By September 8, 2014