Sound bars take up less space and have fewer wires, but don't sound as good as home-theater-in-a-box systems, says the Audiophiliac.
Back in the day, budget-priced 5.1-channel home theater-in-a-box systems ruled, but that was before sound bars totally obliterated that product category.
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Priced at $349 a pair, the SKF-4800 speakers look and sound like a much more expensive speaker system.
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LG has announced its entire 2013 home theater line in advance of CES, including modest updates to its sound bars, Blu-ray players, HTIBs, and Bluetooth speakers.
Sound bars are great if you want to upgrade from your TV's built-in speakers, but many models have some basic flaws that aren't obvious before you set them up.
I couldn't decide on just one deal today, so I bring you three. They're all amazing, but you won't believe the price on the Blu-ray home theater system.
If you buy a TV, how important is the quality of onboard sound to you? We'd love to know if you're using a sound bar or other system to boost the sound quality of your TV.
Sony has announced two midrange Blu-ray HTIBs, with the BDV-E280 offering up two HDMI inputs for only $400.