530 Results for

5.1 sound

CNET shows

CNET Top 5

CNET Top 5

Video

Vizio goes big with 54-inch 5.1 sound bar, adds HDMI connectivity

Vizio announced a larger version of its 5.1 sound bar at CES 2014, promising better stereo separation and the deepest bass of any of the company's sound bars.

By January 6, 2014

Video

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

Article

At $400, this compact Sound Blaster X7 amplifier aims to shatter any audiophile's expectations

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster X7 is designed to be a powerful amplifier in a compact box. The device is slated to cost $400.

By October 30, 2014

Video

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

Gallery

Hands-on with Vizio's 5.1 sound bar, Best of CES nominee (pictures)

CNET takes a hands-on look at Vizio's newly announced 5.1 sound bar, with wireless rear speakers, an innovative remote, and slick front-panel display.

13 Images By January 9, 2013

Article

Dolby adds a new dimension to sound

Coming later this year, Dolby takes its professional Atmos theater sound technology to the home theater market.

By June 28, 2014

Article

A sweet-sounding, budget-priced audiophile stereo system

The Audiophiliac auditions an awesome little hi-fi, priced from little as $880!

By June 14, 2014

Article

Behind the painstaking work of creating video game sound effects

Behind-the-scenes at Sony

By March 24, 2014

Article

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

Article

Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014