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    Roku Streambar Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Roku Streambar Soundbar Review
    The Roku Streambar is a clever two-in-one solution that combines a soundbar with the company's streaming platform. It's a quick, easy and affordable way to upgrade smaller or older TVs.  
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    Polk Signa S3 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Polk Signa S3 Soundbar Review
    Polk Audio offers yet another cracking affordable soundbar and subwoofer combo, delivering a performance that's punchy and musical.  
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    Sony HT-G700 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Sony HT-G700 Soundbar Review
    Sony's new HT-G700 soundbar attempts to deliver an immersive Dolby Atmos and DTS:X experience using a 3.1-channel speaker layout, but does it succeed?  
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    Samsung HW-Q950T Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Samsung HW-Q950T Soundbar Review
    Samsung's new flagship soundbar the HW-Q950T applies 9.1.4 channels to Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoding, plus it adds eARC, and built-in Amazon Alexa; but is it enough to beat the competition?  
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    Samsung HW-S60T Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Samsung HW-S60T Soundbar Review
    Samsung's new HW-S60T all-in-one 4.0 soundbar attempts to combine the company's acoustic know-how with a more 'lifestyle' friendly design and Amazon Alexa smarts.  
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    LG SN11RG Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    LG SN11RG Soundbar Review
    The LG SN11RG is the company's latest flagship soundbar, and goes head-to-head with Samsung by sporting fully immersive Dolby Atmos and DTS:X thanks to a 7.1.4-channel speaker layout.  
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    LG SN7CY Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    LG SN7CY Soundbar Review
    The LG SN7CY is a single-unit soundbar that produces a 3.0.2-channel system for delivering Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based audio. But is the lack of a separate subwoofer a mistake?  
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    Samsung HW-Q800T Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Samsung HW-Q800T Soundbar Review
    The Samsung HW-Q800T is the company's latest mid-range soundbar that not only supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, but now adds eARC and Amazon Alexa.  
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    JBL BAR 9.1 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    JBL BAR 9.1 Soundbar Review
    The JBL BAR 9.1 promises to deliver the complete object-based audio experience thanks to a 5.1.4-channel layout, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support, wireless subwoofer, and detachable wireless rear speakers.  
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    Vizio SB36512-F6 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Vizio SB36512-F6 Soundbar Review
    The Vizio SB36512-F6 Dolby Atmos soundbar delivers a genuinely immersive audio experience without breaking the bank thanks to a simple setup that includes a separate subwoofer and rear speakers.  
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    Sharp HT-SBW800 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Sharp HT-SBW800 Soundbar Review
    The Sharp HT-SBW800 delivers affordable 5.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos thanks to upwards- and sideways-firing drivers combined with a wireless subwoofer.  
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    Denon DHT-S516H Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Denon DHT-S516H Soundbar Review
    The Denon DHT-S516H 2.1-channel soundbar expands the company's line-up, not only incorporating the HEOS multi-room system, but adding the ability to work with smart assistants.  
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    Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Review

    by Steve Withers
    Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Review
    The Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage is the company's first soundbar, but does the design and performance justify the price tag?  
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    Yamaha YAS-209 Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Yamaha YAS-209 Soundbar Review
    The Yamaha YAS-209 is the company's latest soundbar, with virtual DTS:X and built-in Amazon Alexa, making it a fully-functioning smart speaker with more immersive sound.  
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    Canton Smart Soundbar 10 Review

    by Steve Withers
    Canton Smart Soundbar 10 Review
    The Canton Smart 10 soundbar includes Dolby Atmos, virtual surround, built-in Google Assistant and plenty of Germanic precision. But does it do enough to justify the price tag?  
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    Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar Soundbar Review
    We put the new Bowers & Wilkins Formation Bar soundbar through its paces before adding the Formation Bass subwoofer for extra low end, and then a pair of Formation Flex wireless speakers to create a full 5.1 system.  
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    LG SL10YG Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    LG SL10YG Soundbar Review
    The LG SL10YG supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, delivering a big and bold but rather front-heavy soundstage. It also has Google Assistant built-in, making it a smart and well-specified soundbar.  
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    Samsung HW-Q60R Soundbar Review

    by Steve Withers
    Samsung HW-Q60R Soundbar Review
    The Samsung HW-Q60R is the entry-level option in the Q Series of premium soundbars. It looks good on paper but has the company cut too many corners to reach a lower price?  
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