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surround-sound

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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Vizio S5451w-C2

The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2014
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Vizio S4251w-B4

Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

May 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May 14, 2013
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Yamaha YSP-1400

Yamaha's YSP-1400 brings the company's Digital Sound Projector technology to a budget price point, but a couple of caveats keep it from being a standout sound bar.

February 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 20, 2014
Editors' Take

Philips Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100

Philips announced at CES 2013 the Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100, calling it the world's first sound bar with battery-powered detachable speakers that operate over Bluetooth.

January 7, 2013

MSRP: $800.00

Editors' Take

Sony HT-ST5

The Sony HT-ST5 sound bar won't hit as hard as its linemates, but its compact design and extra features just might grab our recommendation.

September 3, 2014

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Brookstone Surround Sound Earbuds with Microphone (black)

The Brookstone Surround Sound Earbuds are inexpensive, comfortable, and do a decent job of offering an open audio experience. If you frequently suffer from listener fatigue, definitely consider these headphones.

April 30, 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 30, 2007

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DTS headphone surround-sound technology

Bona fide surround sound over conventional headphones has been touted before; will DTS Headphone:X deliver the goods?

By January 27, 2013

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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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Dolby to put Atmos surround sound on tablets, smartphones

The immersive audio that makes movie-goers feel like they're inside the film, rather than just watching it, will be available for Dolby partners to incorporate on mobile by the end of the year.

By March 21, 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