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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #165 on: February 12, 2019, 11:34 »
FanZee of Sennheiser...U know what kind of price u've been paying for their products. So be prepared when...
https://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1548163246
... Their first soundbar comes in May!

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #166 on: April 21, 2019, 18:29 »
Just tried the HK 1300 Enchant, and IMO, it's a good system for the money:
https://peteswrite.blogspot.com/2019/04/harmon-kardon-enchant-1300-review.html
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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #167 on: April 21, 2019, 19:33 »
Simplified my living room 5.1 system recently to a passive LCR sound bar, pairing with existing BG Radial inwall surround speakers, driven by only a Yamaha 870 receiver.  Redo the TV consoles as well, with the JL Audio E112 by the side.



Finally wifey is happy.
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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #168 on: April 22, 2019, 19:40 »
Very clean look.

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #169 on: April 22, 2019, 20:00 »
Lovely design with bright color.. simple and yet elegant... make your room looks bigger.
Love it

Pls pay attention to the morning and afternoon sun.... heat bro coz your sub is located near the window...
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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #170 on: April 22, 2019, 21:58 »
Lovely design with bright color.. simple and yet elegant... make your room looks bigger.
Love it

Pls pay attention to the morning and afternoon sun.... heat bro coz your sub is located near the window...

Tks bro.  Sun wont hit the sub. Northeast facing, thus the morning sun comes in at an angle and siam all my HT gears.
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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #171 on: May 03, 2019, 11:15 »
Simplified my living room 5.1 system recently to a passive LCR sound bar, pairing with existing BG Radial inwall surround speakers, driven by only a Yamaha 870 receiver.  Redo the TV consoles as well, with the JL Audio E112 by the side.



Finally wifey is happy.

What is the model of the passive soundbar?

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #172 on: May 03, 2019, 11:53 »
I've been also looking for passive soundbar. If it's only LCR, my biggest guess will be DefTech. Mythos SSA-42.
If not... it would be the much ex Martin Logan?

http://www.normanaudio.com/motion-slm-x3/

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #173 on: May 03, 2019, 12:17 »
What is the model of the passive soundbar?


https://rbhsound.com/ultra3.php

Length can be customised to match your TV.  Sound Decision carries RBH, but no ex-stock for this model.  They will indent in for you.
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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #174 on: May 05, 2019, 10:37 »
What's the advantage of a passive soundbar as compared to discrete lrc speakers?

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #175 on: May 05, 2019, 11:32 »
Just in case u didn't notice... It's the 'space' & 'clean setup'. This is why the popularity of soundbars shoots up in recent 5yrs.

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #176 on: May 05, 2019, 13:19 »
What's the advantage of a passive soundbar as compared to discrete lrc speakers?
You can hang them on a wall or press them close together. One set of cables grouped together instead of three
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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #177 on: May 05, 2019, 14:16 »
In addition to the current smaller living size setup limitations, usage of passive soundbars for both front and back, creates bigger room.

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #178 on: May 20, 2019, 21:19 »
Any one using the Sony HT Z9F? Planning to get it with the matching rear speakers for my bedroom.

Comments on its performance will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Soundbar discussion thread
« Reply #179 on: May 20, 2019, 22:00 »
note that the wireless surround speakers that can be paired with the soundbar is as proprietary as other makes in the market。