262 Results for

5.1 surround sound

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Enclave Audio Cinehome HD 5.1

The Enclave CineHome HD may not look or feel like a $1,000 home-theater system, but the sound, at least by wireless standards, is pretty good.

By April 20, 2016

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 20, 2016
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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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The surround sound awakens: How Dolby Atmos makes Star Wars Battlefront a better game

Electronic Arts has finally delivered the promised Dolby Atmos surround upgrade to Star Wars Battlefront. Is this the future of PC gaming?

By December 11, 2015

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High-end surround sound gaming headset round-up

Jeff Bakalar rounds up a handful of high-end gaming headsets for 2015 compatible with Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC platforms.

By November 12, 2015

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Yamaha YSP-1600 offers surround sound without extra speakers

This sound bar makes a big impression with excellent psuedo-surround effects and plenty of features.

By November 1, 2015

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Enclave Audio 5.1 speakers sound decent, not truly wireless

The Enclave Audio CinehomeHD 5.1 home theater in a box offers ease of setup and decent performance.

By April 19, 2016

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Listen to this amazing '3D'-sound theater piece over headphones

Binaural recordings produce pseudo-3D surround effects over headphones. Check out Simon McBurney's performance piece "The Encounter" and "see" what you hear.

By March 3, 2016

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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

Review

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-440WF

For surround seekers who prioritize ease of setup, Klipsch's wireless 5.1 system is an intriguing option, but for the money we expected better sound quality.

By April 3, 2016

3 stars Editors' rating April 3, 2016
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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