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  1. JingleJangle

    JingleJangle Active Member

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    Any one ever had one? been considering buying one for my Samsung TV but dont know if its really worth it.I watch alot of films from my laptop plugged in via HDMI cable to my TV but the tv speakers dont seem upto scratch.Just want to see peoples opinions on them and if they are worth having
     
  2. Skandz

    Skandz Member

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    Love to get some opinions on this 2... mainly music or films on the TV - just wondering whether a soundbar would be up for the job or if i need to spend a little more on something else
     
  3. TwedA4

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    we've just bought a new samsung TV and we went for a 310 watt sound bar with it too. we were playing with the different options in currys and the sound from them is quite impressive! we watch alot of films and stuff and it really does make it alot better and more enjoyable. you'll be wondering why you've been without better speakers for so long!

    as the TV's get thinner nowadays, the speakers/sound quality doesnt improve... :?
     
  4. Bazmanuk

    Bazmanuk New Member

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    Just bought the JBL SB400 which is by far and above the best sound bar for under £500.
    Richer sounds have it on offer @ £250 so well worth a buy. Loads of connectivity and the sound is truly unparalleled!!
     
  5. losirob

    losirob Active Member

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    I have just bought/fitted a Samsung soundbar , I was £150 ish & I am very pleased with the sound & was very easy to fit
     
  6. ChallonaTTer

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    I would second the JBL SB400...this has been given excellent reviews and would be my first choice as well,especially at this price.
    Alas...the layout of our livingroom makes it difficult to place the subwoofer in a discreet place , so tomorrow it's off to Richer Sounds to purchase the Yamaha YAS 101 soundbar which also has good reviews and is priced at £149.
    Nick.
     
  7. ScottishA4B9

    ScottishA4B9 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon TDi

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    I have a Samsung Smart TV mounted on the bedroom wall and it's also lacking in the sound department. I was thinking of getting a wireless samsung soundbar to mount on the bed headboard. Can soundbars be placed behind the viewer?

    Also do you need to have a subwoofer for them? I have seen refurbished ones on eBay cheap but without the subwoofer.
     
  8. ScottishA4B9

    ScottishA4B9 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Audi A4 S-line owners group saloon TDi

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    Anybody?
     
  9. Bazmanuk

    Bazmanuk New Member

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    You don't need to have a sub. ( but I would deffo get one as the bars themselves tend to lack in the bass department.) they are great for mid and highs but not so much of the lows.
    And yes it can be mounted behind should be too much of an issue.
     
  10. T-800

    T-800 Well-Known Member Team Mythos VCDS Map User Team Tornado Audi RS3 quattro DSG

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    I've been looking at the Sonos playbar as I already have a Sonos speaker for streaming music and it's great.

    The beauty about the Sonos is you can expand the system with more speakers and a sub woofer.
     
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  11. s3ajy

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    I have the sonos soundbar....masivly impressive (even without the sub) and as mention to way you expand your system is awesome....albeit a little expensive.

    Saving up just now to get the Sonos sub and 2 no play 1's for the rear speakers.
     
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  12. TomL83

    TomL83 Active Member

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    I'm looking at getting a Samsung HW H550 sound bar for my samsung smart tv. Anyone got one?
     
  13. GGG_666

    GGG_666 Black it out!

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    Sonos for the win
     
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  14. AU11 ALS

    AU11 ALS Well-Known Member Bronze Supporter Audi A4 Audi A3 Audi Avant Owner Group Black Edition

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    Did you do it? Bought the bar, sub and 4 Play:1's and its awesome!
     
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  15. mistermoo

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    I have 2 of the sound bases you can get. They are an all in one system, with a built in sub, on the bottom side of the unit.
    They are designed so that you can place your tv directly on top of it, also saving space.
    As with most things there are many options, but I have a Cambridge Minx and a Panasonic. They have bluetooth so you can play tunes off another device. Nothing will be as good as an AV Amp and 5.1 speakers but it is an alternative!
     
  16. maxdrz400

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    Ive got a bose cinemate15, i fell inlove with it and picked it up at a bargain price, sound bars are good but like anything you get what you pay for.
     
  17. AU11 ALS

    AU11 ALS Well-Known Member Bronze Supporter Audi A4 Audi A3 Audi Avant Owner Group Black Edition

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    I'm now thinking of getting a play 5 and another coupłe of play 1's really impressed with system. Wish they did external speakers too


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
     
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