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25 Soundbars That Will Make You Ditch Your Regular Loudspeakers

Thinking about giving in and going the soundbar route? These 25 versatile speakers offer a wealth of features that support their integration into the modern home.

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ARTISON STUDIO 55

The flagship soundbar from the Nevada-based company is the Studio 55. Artison explains that the Studio 55 has been developed to blend into the interior of just about any home. The company supports the industrial design element by offer-ing “designer grilles” that are custom made to match the physical stature of the speaker to ensure it completely complements its integration with flat-panel TVs. The speaker features six 3.5-inch carbon fiber midrange drivers, three 1-inch Vifa XT Super Audio tweeters and two 19mm Stage tweeters within its black anodized enclosure.

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ARCAM SOLO
With decoding for all of the major high-resolution audio file types, the Solo...
ARTISON STUDIO 55
The flagship soundbar from the Nevada-based company is the Studio 55. Artison...
ATLANTIC TECHNOLOGY FS3
The slim-profile FS3 features a 42-inch long enclosure and a three-channel left,...
BOSE SOUNDTOUCH 300
Bose has been an innovator in the home theater market for decades, and its new...
DEFINITIVE TECHNOLOGY W STUDIO MICRO
Standing less than 2 inches tall, Definitive’s 3.1 W Studio Micro incorporates the...
INTEGRA DLB-40.6
Known primarily for its electronics such as A/V receivers, Integra also offers...
JAMES LOUDSPEAKER CUSTOM SPL3 LCR
With a slim 1.5-inch profile, the SPL3 is intended to match the physical appearance...
KEF HTF8003
Representing the latest from British manufacturer KEF’s famous industrial design...
KLIPSCH REFERENCE R-10B
Diversifying the company’s Reference line, the R-10B is meant to complement the...
LEON SPEAKERS HZOTO
Powered; thin; digital; custom crafted to match any TV … in less than 10 words...
MARTINLOGAN MOTION VISION X
While more known for its electrostatic speakers, MartinLogan’s Motion Vision X...
NEXT LEVEL ACOUSTICS FUSION LCR
A relative newcomer, Next Level Acoustics is based in Massachusetts and its latest...
NILES CYNEMA SOUNDFIELD
Niles Audio is one of the few companies that offers an in-wall sound-bar. The unique...
PARADIGM SOUNDSCAPE
Residing in the Canadian company’s SHIFT series of products, the Soundscape is...
PEERLESS-AV XTREME OUTDOOR SOUNDBAR
Drawing from its diversified manufacturing and product experience, Peerless-AV’s...
PHASE TECHNOLOGY TSB3.0
The three-channel TSB3.0 from Phase Tech employs the company’s Enhanced Voice...
POLK AUDIO MAGNIFI MINI
With industry-standard technologies such as Dolby Digital and Blue-tooth, as well as...
PSB SPEAKERS IMAGINE W3
Developed for use as a standalone speaker or as a complement to PSB architectural...
RBH SOUND ULTRA 3 SERIES
Utah-based RBH has always emphasized the performance of its custom installation...
SONANCE ADJUSTABLE-WIDTH SOUNDBAR
Flexing its industrial design muscle — which brought innovations such as trimless...
SONOS PLAYBAR
The popular wireless audio manufacturer has also offered a versatile home theater and...
SONY HT-NT5 TV SOUNDBAR
Sporting a unique design, the HT-NT5 from Sony incorporates the company’s Super...
TERRA SPEAKERS AC FIVE SERIES
Dealers can deploy Terra’s AC Five Series — which includes AC Five 1, AC Five 2...
TRIAD SPEAKERS NANO ONWALL LCR 3.0
With dimensions that are complementary to today’s televisions, the Nano OnWall LCR...
YAMAHA YSP-5600
One of the first companies to promote the benefits of soundbars was Yamaha, whose...

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