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Discussion in 'The Bar' started by orchardapple, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. orchardapple United Kingdom

    orchardapple Active Member

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    Anyone have any guidance/advice on a decent soundbar for my new tele?

    Got a Samsung and the sound needs a little quality boost
     
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    I bought a samsung at christmas and the default sound settings were pretty awful. Having played with the settings over a day or two I managed to get a more than adequate sound quality.

    Worth trying before you spend any more cash.
     
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    DomainAngel Retired Member

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    Got this from pixmania 18 months ago for £109. Lg NB3530A

    Works great.

    If your using smart tv apps Amazon etc the sound can be awful so need to change your tv settings and nothing to do with soundbar

    Have to admit we hardly have it on as the sound even when low seems to be the same volume upstairs.
     
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    We have a sonos soundbar, has been pretty decent.

    Plus you can add in extra speakers, sub woofer etc.. as you see fit.
     
  7. admin Spain

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    It's a bigger question than you might think... you might want the soundbar to be roughly the same width as your tv for aesthetics, if so, do some measuring and checking. Do you want an all in one soundbar or one with a separate subwoofer (most are wireless) for proper bass? How many other av devices do you have and how will they connect, you can go to tv and tv out by optical cable to soundbar or go direct into some soundbars and out to tv. I got a nice Denon unit but Yamaha make some good ones (including all in one units). Amazon.co.uk
     
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    I have the original B&W Panorama (without HDMI switching) but this is the revised version. I really like it because unlike the majority there isn't the requirement for a separate sub woofer (it's installed in a kitchen). The output of the original is fantastic.
     
  9. rottensoundz United Kingdom

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    I recently bought a philips htb4150b sound base, Didnt want a extra subwoofer. The base's have more depth to allow for a better bass sound, it sits perfectly under the telly. It also has a built in blu ray player. I am not totaly bowled over by the sound quality but definitely an improvement on what the telly offers, i am using the optial input but only purchased a cheap lead.

    watched mad max fury road on blu ray the other night and was very happy that i had purchased it.
     

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