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Soundbar TaoTronics Sound Bars for TV 34 Inch Soundbar for TV with Bluetooth and Wired Connections Home Theater Audio and Bluetooth 4 2 Speaker with Deep Bass Updated Version

Last Updated: 30 Dec 2018 (Refresh Now)
8.1
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/10
Total Reviews
172
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9
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433.07 meters
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Sound Quality
 85
sound bar, tv, speakers, soundbar, tv speakers
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Given the price, the TaoTronics sound bar was a fantastic deal. ... I used it for a TV for a second room and wanted something better than the built in TV speakers and this more than met my expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the sound bar itself.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the product quality and sound system.  ...  "
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" ...  This speaker is literally amazing!!! ... Now every morning I wake up happier because I can listen to real music while I get ready with good sound rather than just settle for using my iphone speakers. ... I will not lie and say this is the same as buying a Bose speaker that has 100 watts . ... Has good sound overall. ... It is not a bose speaker but it is still very very decent.  ...  "
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" ...  The company delivered on time and the sound bar was in great shape.  ...  "
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" ...  Stage front sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The Soundbar's internal amplifier is capable of cranking a volume level that it even made my kids (who were studying) complain. ... The great thing about soundbars is that, if you buy the right one, it can produce room-filling sound with while being relatively inconspicuous.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is pretty fantastic.  ...  "
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Price
 35
money, soundbar, sound, sound bar, worth
+94%
-6%
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" ...  This soundbar has good sound quality, at a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  I am very happy with it and think it is a good value.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great soundbar for the price. ... The sound is actually far better than a Visio one I got for more money.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value for the money!  ...  "
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" ...  I would say it is a quality item at its price tag.  ...  "
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" ...  Price is reasonable compared to others.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound bar for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I was hesitant at first when I bought this Taotronics soundbar but am glad that I got it, especially at the price I purchased it for.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 35
optical, blue tooth, via bluetooth, sound bar, connect
+94%
-6%
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" ...  My wife likes that it has bluetooth built in.  ...  "
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" ...  I then picked the Bluetooth setting. ... They said it sounded as good or better compared to other speakers they have listened to via phone Bluetooth. ... The sound is ok with TV and pretty good with phone Bluetooth with my limited experience with sound bars.  ...  "
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" ...  secondly, I LOVE LOVE LOVE that it has Bluetooth and a side input so that your friends can connect or you can connect multiple devices to this bar for your entertainment.  ...  "
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" ...  It plugs into the wall and has multiple connection options available including Bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  I only play music on it via BT, and the range is great and the connection strong.  ...  "
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" ...  The bluetooth range is awesome. ... It has multiple options for sound input (RCA inputs, Optical input, and bluetooth) This will make a great addition to my current sound system.  ...  "
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" ...  I would highly recommend this product if you need a simple solution for better TV sound or solid bluetooth connectivity without going the route of buying a receiver and surround sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Product has great sound and was easy to hook up, Bluetooth connect fast and has strong connection  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 32
bluetooth, soundbar, connect, connected, echo dot
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I have this connected to my TV and have it running for all of my game systems and Apple TV and it's clear in all ranges of action (from gaming to music, etc).  ...  "
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" ...  The bluetooth connection also passes through the media controls to the connected device unlike another sound bar I have, which is very convenient.  ...  "
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" ...  It paired quickly and simply with my phone, and maintains the connection well.  ...  "
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" ...  secondly, I LOVE LOVE LOVE that it has Bluetooth and a side input so that your friends can connect or you can connect multiple devices to this bar for your entertainment.  ...  "
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" ...  It took me a little bit to connect and get working thru the projector but very easy to connect to TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  looks very well made, the controls are Great, I use it connected to my Tablet via Bluetooth, it was very easy to set up, and to connect, 10 minutes after unboxing, I was listening to Iheart Radio, the output is very loud, but, I didn't like the sound quality while on High set, the music got distorted, but for low to medium volume, it is not bad at all.  ...  "
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" ...  I've wanted a soundbar for awhile now but did not need anything that rattled the windows or that was expensive ... It can also connect to your TV using the Coaxial Digital input, or Optical input. ... Since I use an Apple TV, I used the learn function and was able to configure my ATV remote for volume.  ...  "
Remote
 28
control, volume, sound bar, buttons, soundbar
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I really appreciate that the remote control is a "real" remote and not one of those horrible blister button "credit card" remotes.  ...  "
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" ...  Remote works well!  ...  "
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" ...  I like having the remote control with this sound bar easier access, then having to walk up to the sound bar to turn on and off or turn up the volume. ... Comes with all the cords, instruction booklet and remote  ...  "
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" ...  I also programmed a Harmony One remote to use without and issue plus that fixed the issue with distance I had with the original remote.  ...  "
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" ...  I took the batteries out of my Spectre TV remote and installed them in the sound bar remote and they worked perfectly. ... I just keep changing the batteries between the remotes. ... They sent a new remote.  ...  "
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" ...  I like to sit far away from my TV and sometimes need to get closer for the remote to talk to the speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  It's responsive and the remote is useful to have to control from around the room.  ...  "
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" ...  I set it up easily to work with my Logitech Harmony remote.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 23
set, super, setup, sound, easy to set
+91%
-9%
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" ...  It makes the set up SO much easier.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use . ... easy to install .  ...  "
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" ...  Very straight forward setup.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a quick and easy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  A snap to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Unpacking and physical setup was easy. ... Instructions were basic but I figured setup and use would be straightforward and easy. ... They said it was super easy to find and hook up.  ...  "
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" ...  Oh, and hanging this up was super easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up.  ...  "
Setup
 19
easy, simple, set, super, easy to setup
+100%
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" ...  Simple to set up  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to setup and install on television.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install .  ...  "
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" ...  Unpacking and physical setup was easy. ... Instructions were basic but I figured setup and use would be straightforward and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, great sound for the price, easy switch between audio inputs  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Great packaging that the unit came in and very simple instructions to setup.  ...  "
Bass
 19
treble, subwoofer, tv speakers, sub, soundbar
+95%
-5%
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" ...  The overall sound quality and lows are much better/balanced.  ...  "
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" ...  The bass is rich and the mids and highs are crisp.  ...  "
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" ...  Music streamed from my phone is clear crisp and produces more than adequate lows.  ...  "
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" ...  Wasn't expecting the level of quality that this puts out for just the bar and no sub-woofer.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is not what it would be with a subwoofer but it is adequate.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is significantly stronger than the TV Speakers and it has a fairly balanced EQ.  ...  "
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" ...  This is what happens when inexpensive products try and promote & market bass and surround sound effects.  ...  "
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" ...  - Good vocals for television and some genres of music that aren't bass heavy  ...  "
Volume
 16
loud, speaker, room, turn, sound
+88%
-13%
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" ...  The TT-SK15 Sound Bar has been a great addition to my bedroom. ... The sound bar has all of its functions located in the middle of the speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  The first few days we had it hooked up I kept hearing things that sounded like it was coming from across the room.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall though very nice product and sound/volume is good.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are any kind of audiophile or are specific about sound quality, this might not be a winner for your front room system.  ...  "
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" ...  The audio quality was loud and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound for the size The sound is full and loud. ... Get Room-Filling Sound with TaoTronics Sound Bar Bluetooth Audio  ...  "
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" ...  The great thing about soundbars is that, if you buy the right one, it can produce room-filling sound with while being relatively inconspicuous. ... It is both hidden and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  But the sounds is clear and I've never had to go up to max volume.  ...  "
Cables
 14
tv, cables, rca, cord, cable
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Perfect edition without all the wires and power cords.  ...  "
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" ...  The refurbished soundbar was in excellent condition and had all of the pieces (i.e., power cord, audio cable, remote) included.  ...  "
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" ...  I used RCA cables (left/right) to connect to my TV, not an optical cable, so I probably could get better sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great as it should, but I had to buy a coax cable to hook it up since all they include is a RCA cable.  ...  "
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" ...  I went to town and picked up a optical cable at Best Buy for $20 and a four pack of alkeline AAA batteries. ... Optical cable worked ok.  ...  "
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" ...  First, let me start by saying have an optical cable handy.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to use and pair, but also has cables to charge and connect to your devices  ...  "
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" ...  4) All the necessary cables for connecting to a subwoofer are included.  ...  "
Ports
 11
optical cable, rca, soundbar, optical input, optical
+91%
-9%
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" ...  I did have to buy a separate optical cable because my tv is a little older but it worked great after that.  ...  "
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" ...  Optical cable worked ok.  ...  "
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" ...  - Easy setup with only 2 connections: AC power cord & optical digital input from TV  ...  "
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" ...  1) You just plug it into an available electrical outlet.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought a fiber connection cable and it works find now.  ...  "
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" ...  It can also connect to your TV using the Coaxial Digital input, or Optical input.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been using this soundbar for a couple of months now, and connected to my Vizio TV using an optical cable I’d bought separately for gaming and sport, it makes a massive improvement for the whole experience.  ...  "
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" ...  There are various inputs/outputs to include the coaxial audio output.  ...  "
Controls
 8
buttons, soundbar, remote, lights, button
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Oh and the remote buttons for volume were reversed.  ...  "
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" ...  Call me an old timer, but I just don’t like “touch sensitive” buttons on everything.  ...  "
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" ...  -The soundbar itself does not have any touch controls on it, or at least mine do not function.  ...  "
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" ...  The only complaint I would have is that the volume resets when you turn it off .  ...  "
Capacity
 8
bedroom, works, room, rooms, perfect
+100%
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" ...  This is for a bedroom TV, so it works perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  I used this to replace the UE Boom portable speaker that I keep in my bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  works great for my living room.  ...  "
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" ...  I have this above my bed in my bedroom. ... My bedroom is my favorite space, I have children so they usually occupy the living room.  ...  "
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" ...  Get Room-Filling Sound with TaoTronics Sound Bar Bluetooth Audio  ...  "
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" ...  I can hear it throughout the house. ... I would like to have one of these in each of the main rooms in my house.  ...  "
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" ...  If it works as well as it does at our house then my parents will love it.  ...  "
Frequencies
 8
sound, bass, balanced, mids, lows
+88%
-13%
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" ...  The overall sound quality and lows are much better/balanced.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is significantly stronger than the TV Speakers and it has a fairly balanced EQ.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound seemed well balanced and the Dolby effects of the movies was quite well pronounced.  ...  "
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" ...  So we were looking for a setup without a subwoofer and had clear mids and treble.  ...  "
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" ...  the Bass is good, but not Great, so is the treble.  ...  "
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" ...  The bass is rich and the mids and highs are crisp.  ...  "
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" ...  Lows are ok, Highs not very crisp.  ...  "
Build Quality
 8
good, well, quality, durable, build
+75%
-25%
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" ...  This feels durable.  ...  "
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" ...  The build is solid and good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The soundbar scores very high marks in looks - the angled look is very sleek and the brushed aluminum panel looks very classy.  ...  "
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" ...  It was packed well in the box with foam inserts to prevent damage and it arrived two days earlier than the estimate. ... Construction is good and it has some weight to it.  ...  "
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" ...  The overall appearance is great and it look generally well built and durable.  ...  "
Delivery
 5
well, received, time, even, arrived
+100%
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" ...  Received in reasonable time/date.  ...  "
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" ...  The box it was shipped was very large, it was huge just like the soundbar.  ...  "
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" ...  Received the product at a discount.  ...  "
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" ...  It was packed well in the box with foam inserts to prevent damage and it arrived two days earlier than the estimate.  ...  "
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" ...  It came well packaged.  ...  "
Features
 5
feature, auto, tv, quality, product
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Love the auto off feature.  ...  "
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" ...  In summary, not a high-end product but a solid, quality item with the features and price offered.  ...  "
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" ...  The audio quality is great, and I love the features.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 4
refurbished, 3, working, worked, weeks
+50%
-50%
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" ...  This broke after 3 months. ... worked fine and all of a sudden it quit, now it doesn’t power on at all .  ...  "
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" ...  I refuse to believe this was a "certified" refurbished unit.  ...  "
Device Stand
 4
stand, tv, mounted, mount, hang
+100%
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" ...  Easy to mount.  ...  "
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" ...  I just measured the distance of the holes, put markers on the wall, put in two nails, and hung it up.  ...  "
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" ...  And it can be mounted to the wall.  ...  "
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" ...  You can also hang it up - very light so won't be a burden on the wall (or hard to set up!  ...  "
Cable Length
 4
plug, included, cord, cables, wall
+50%
-50%
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" ...  To do this I had to splice into existing speaker wire with RCA plug ins.  ...  "
Returns
 4
review, replacement
+50%
-50%
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" ...  We ended up returning it.  ...  "
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" ...  I am going to issue 50% refund to make up for the inconvenience we brought to you.  ...  "
Weight
 4
light weight, wall, two, hang, good
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Construction is good and it has some weight to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Its light weight, so you can hang it on the wall, it has two area's on the back so you can hang it.  ...  "
Fit
 4
fits, tv, take, room, nicely
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Easy to mount.  ...  "
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" ...  - Fits well into decor, i.e.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits nicely on my tv stand doesn't take up a lot of room.  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
time, received, buy
+100%
comment
" ...  Received in reasonable time/date.  ...  "
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" ...  They responded to my inquiry promptly and provided answers to my question.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
screen, tell, led, hard, bedroom
+100%
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" ...  This is a great addition to my big screen TV.  ...  "
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" ...  Mine is black and used as a bedroom system for 32 inch flat screen TV, you cannot beat this unit.  ...  "
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" ...  While some people mount there soundbars on the wall when hooking it up to their wide-screen TVs, I'm doing the following:  ...  "
Design
 3
well, quality, good, durable, build
+100%
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" ...  Design is nice and not cheap feeling.  ...  "
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" ...  The overall appearance is great and it look generally well built and durable.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  433.07 meters
Connectivity
Bluetooth:  Yes