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5.1 surround sound

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Philips Blu-ray Surround Base HTB3525B

The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.

By July 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 25, 2014
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DTS:X versus Dolby Atmos: Surround-sound formats play Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

DTS has announced that the first Blu-ray title to support its DTS: X surround format will feature robots, just like Dolby Atmos before it.

By May 28, 2015

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Vizio's surround bar looks great, sounds uneven

The Vizio SB4051 packs a wealth of features into a compact sound bar/wireless sub system, and its satellite speakers produce true, room-filling surround sound

By April 21, 2015

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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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Klipsch's surround speakers are rock royalty

The Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-160 speakers and subwoofer deliver maximum home theater dynamics and power with ease, and sound great with music too.

By May 28, 2015

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'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater

In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow's theater experience can't come home soon enough.

By May 22, 2015

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What's the best speaker or headphone you ever heard?

Did you ever have one of those moments where the sound and music were in perfect sync?

By May 23, 2015

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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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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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Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround

The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discrete looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still affordable enough.

By November 21, 2014