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Vizio V51-H6 Sound bar
V51-H6
A full featured sound bar with 5.1 surround channels, two rear surround speakers and a wireless subwoofer.
Description
A full featured sound bar with 5.1 surround channels, two rear surround speakers and a wireless subwoofer.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Sound quality

Sound quality

Sound quality represents tonal accuracy and ability to reproduce fine sonic detail. Sound quality judgments are made with the system optimized using its own auto speaker set-up function (if so equipped), with all "audio enhancement" features (e.g. virtual surround sound, etc.) turned off if possible, and with its own tone controls (if any) adjusted to achieve the most even tone.

 /  5
Ease of use (TV)

Ease of use (TV)

Ease of use (TV) indicates how easy it is to set up and use the system with a TV.

 /  5
Ease of use (Features)

Ease of use (Features)

Ease of use (Features) indicates how easy it is to set up and use the system's included non-TV features.

 /  5
Versatility

Versatility

Versatility is based on the presence or absence of useful features. The Versatility scores for Basic models and Full featured models can not be directly compared since Basic model scoring does not take into account the advanced features which may be found on Full featured models such as surround sound capability or Internet streaming access.

 /  5

About

The Vizio V51-H6 is part of the Sound bars test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Sound bars models like the V51-H6 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Sound quality Sound quality represents tonal accuracy and ability to reproduce fine sonic detail. Sound quality judgments are made with the system optimized using its own auto speaker set-up function (if so equipped), with all "audio enhancement" features (e.g. virtual surround sound, etc.) turned off if possible, and with its own tone controls (if any) adjusted to achieve the most even tone.

Ease of use (TV) Ease of use (TV) indicates how easy it is to set up and use the system with a TV.

Ease of use (Features) Ease of use (Features) indicates how easy it is to set up and use the system's included non-TV features.

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