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Consumer Reports Reviews Home theater systems & soundbars

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Home theater system & soundbar reviews. We review different types of Home theater systems & soundbars. Our Home theater system & soundbar reviews will help you decide what Home theater system & soundbar is best for you.

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Home theater system & soundbar Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsParadigm Soundtrack System Reviews
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Paradigm Soundtrack System
Type: Soundbars
Summary: A 2.1-channel soundbar.
 
 
The Paradigm Soundtrack System Home theater system & soundbar has the following features: Front speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Subwoofer dimensions (HxWxD), Active subwoofer, Wireless subwoofer, Dolby Digital 5.1 digital audio decoding, Other DSP modes, Other features, Stereo analog audio (in/out), HDMI (in/out), Coaxial digital audio (in/out), Optical digital audio (in/out), Component-video (in/out), Active subwoofer pre-amp out, Composite video (in/out), Mini-jack input for MP3 player, USB ports, AC outlets (switched/unswitched) and Other connections.
ratingsSamsung HT-E4500 Reviews
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Samsung HT-E4500
Type: Systems with a blu-ray player
Summary: A 5.1-channel home-theater-in-a-box system with an integrated 3-D Blu-ray player.
 
 
The Samsung HT-E4500 Home theater system & soundbar has the following features: Video player disc capacity, Maximum video resolution, Receiver dimensions (HxWxD), Front speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Center speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Side surround speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Subwoofer dimensions (HxWxD), Receiver OSD, Plays 3D Blu-ray discs, FM tuner, Internet streaming access, Accessible Internet services, Allows downloading of additional Internet services apps, DLNA compatible, Speaker set-up test tone function, Video player, Up-converts standard DVDs to pseudo HD, Station presets, Dolby Digital 5.1 digital audio decoding, Dolby Digital Plus digital audio decoding, Dolby True HD digital audio decoding, Dolby Pro Logic II analog audio processing, DTS 5.1 digital audio decoding, DTS-HD High Res. audio digital audio decoding, DTS-HD Master Aud Essential digital audio decoding, Other DSP modes, BonusView, BD-Live, Universal remote, Updatable software/firmware, Sleep timer function, Other features, Stereo analog audio (in/out), HDMI (in/out), Coaxial digital audio (in/out), Optical digital audio (in/out), Component-video (in/out), iPod dock, Ethernet connection, WiFi connection, Composite video (in/out), USB ports, AC outlets (switched/unswitched) and Other connections.
ratingsBoston Acoustics TVee Model 25 Reviews
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Summary: A 2.1-channel soundbar.
 
 
The Boston Acoustics TVee Model 25 Home theater system & soundbar has the following features: Front speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Subwoofer dimensions (HxWxD), Active subwoofer, Wireless subwoofer, Dolby Digital 5.1 digital audio decoding, Other DSP modes, Other features, Stereo analog audio (in/out), HDMI (in/out), Coaxial digital audio (in/out), Optical digital audio (in/out), Component-video (in/out), Composite video (in/out), Mini-jack input for MP3 player, USB ports, AC outlets (switched/unswitched) and Other connections.
ratingsSamsung HT-E6730W Reviews
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Samsung HT-E6730W
Type: Systems with a blu-ray player
Summary: A 7.1-channel home-theater-in-a-box system with an integrated 3-D Blu-ray player.
 
 
The Samsung HT-E6730W Home theater system & soundbar has the following features: Video player disc capacity, Maximum video resolution, Receiver dimensions (HxWxD), Front speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Center speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Side surround speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Subwoofer dimensions (HxWxD), Receiver OSD, Auto speaker calibration, Plays 3D Blu-ray discs, 3D capable HDMI switching, FM tuner, Internet streaming access, Accessible Internet services, Allows downloading of additional Internet services apps, DLNA compatible, Floor standing front speakers, Amplified rear surround channels, Speaker set-up test tone function, Video player, Up-converts standard DVDs to pseudo HD, Station presets, Dolby Digital 5.1 digital audio decoding, Dolby Digital Plus digital audio decoding, Dolby True HD digital audio decoding, Dolby Pro Logic II analog audio processing, DTS 5.1 digital audio decoding, DTS-HD High Res. audio digital audio decoding, DTS-HD Master Aud Essential digital audio decoding, Other DSP modes, BonusView, BD-Live, Universal remote, Updatable software/firmware, Sleep timer function, Other features, Stereo analog audio (in/out), HDMI (in/out), Coaxial digital audio (in/out), Optical digital audio (in/out), Component-video (in/out), iPod dock, Wireless surround speaker amps, Ethernet connection, WiFi connection, Composite video (in/out), USB ports, AC outlets (switched/unswitched) and Other connections.
ratingsOnkyo LS-B50 Reviews
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Onkyo LS-B50
Type: Soundbars
Summary: A 6.1-channel soundbar.
 
 
The Onkyo LS-B50 Home theater system & soundbar has the following features: Front speaker dimensions (HxWxD), Subwoofer dimensions (HxWxD), Active subwoofer, Wireless subwoofer, Amplified rear surround channels, Dolby Digital 5.1 digital audio decoding, Other DSP modes, Other features, Stereo analog audio (in/out), HDMI (in/out), Coaxial digital audio (in/out), Optical digital audio (in/out), Component-video (in/out), Bluetooth, Composite video (in/out), Mini-jack input for MP3 player, USB ports, AC outlets (switched/unswitched) and Other connections.